DANIEL ALEJANDRO TREJO


CURRICULUM VITAE

b. Stockton, California

Education
2013 B.A Art Studio, University of California, Davis, CA
2013 B.A Art History, University of California, Davis, CA

Residencies
2018 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Session II: Ceramics in a Transdisciplinary Studio

Exhibitions
2020
“Verge & Friends,” Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA. 

2019
“A Dangerous Place to Be,” solo show, Holland Project, Reno, NV. 
“Capital Clay Invitational,” E Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

2018
“Sac Open Studios: Preview Exhibition,” Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA.
“Heat of the Moment,” ESXLA (Eastside International), Los Angeles, CA. Exhibition Juror: Adam D. Miller. 
“Not Just A Drawing: A Line With Intent,” ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL. Exhibition Juror: F. David Reif.
“First Come First Serve,” Fort Works Art, Fort Worth, TX. 

2017
"Slowly Doing the Splits," solo show, Alpha Fired Arts, Sacramento, CA.
"Maker Fusion," Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA.
"Visions in Clay," L.H. Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA. Exhibition Juror: John Toki
“BiblioTecha Vol. III,” ATM Gallery, Austin, TX
“SJDC Alumni Show – Emerging Artists,” L.H. Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA.

2016
“Tell Me I Can’t,” solo show, Panama Art Factory, Sacramento, CA
“Panama Artist’s Collective,” Alpha Fired Arts, Sacramento, CA

2013
"Boys and Girls Club of Stockton Presents: The Golden Gala Celebrating 50 Years Fundraiser," Live Auction, Stockton, CA
“Art in a Different Light,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Pancakes and Booze,” Lot 613, Los Angeles, CA
“Derailed,” Basement Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA

Curatorial Projects
2019
“Unibrow Presents: Sac Zine Fest, 2nd Edition,” Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA
 
2018
“Unibrow Presents: Sac Zine Fest,” Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA.

Awards & Recognitions
2018 The Howard R. Kottler Testamentary Trust Scholarship
2013 Completion of Undergraduate Art History Honors Thesis, Faculty Sponsors: Katharine P. Burnett, Ph.D, and Lynn Roller, Ph.D.
2013 Research and Scholar Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Presentation of Scholarly Research, URC Conference, Davis, CA
2012 Certificate of Appreciation for Collectively Creating a Mural, Woodland Community College, Woodland, CA
2012 First Year Scholar Award, University of California, Davis,CA
2009 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
2009 Stockton Teacher's Association Scholarship, Stockton, CA

Lectures, Panels & Presentations
2020 “Close Encounters,” NCECA Conference -- MULTIVALENT: Clay, Mindfulness and Memory, Richmond, VA. PANEL.
              Moderator: Allison Moore.
2019 “Ali Youssefi Project,” Artist in Residence, Sacramento, CA. SELECTION PANEL.
2019 “Sacramento Zine Symposium,” Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, CA. PRESENTER.
            Moderator: Natalye Valentina
2018 “Slide Nights,” Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME. PRESENTER.
2013 "Mao Zedong: Challenging Calligraphy within Strict Conventions," 24th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference, University of California, Davis, CA. PRESENTER.
            Moderator: Katharine P. Burnett, PhD.

Interviews & Press
2017 Alex Coba, “Molding the Future for Ceramic Artists,” deltacollegian.net, access date: September 8, 2017
2017 Aida Lizalde, "Rings & Jockstraps, A Studio Visit with Daniel Trejo," Placeholdermag.com, access date: April 29, 2017
2017 Cynthia Edith Gurrola, "Artist Interviews from Bibliotecha," Latinxspaces.com, access date: March 23, 2017

Professional Experience
2013–2015 Artist Assistant to Gale Hart, Sacramento, CA
2013 Assistant to MFA Candidate Sarah Julig, University of California, Davis, CA
2013 Assistant Specialist Sculpture Technician to Omar Thor, University of California, Davis, CA

Teaching Experience
2016–2019 Ceramics Instructor, Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA
2013 Teaching Assistant to Visiting Lecturer Cai Thorman, Department of Classics and Art History, University of California, Davis, CA
Course: Roman Art and Architecture (Summer Session II: 2013) 

Private Collections
Tina Reynolds, Sacramento, CA

Art Collective Memberships
Unibrow Collective (co-founder)

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