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Ash Armenta

Artist// Printmaker

Collaborative Fine Art Production

Education

 

8o5 91o 8877

asharmentaprints@gmail.com

www.asharmenta.com

 

EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer

Art Department Offices

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Current

Little Giant Collective -Co Operative Owner

Santa Cruz, CA

2018

Kala Institute -Instructor

Berkeley, CA

2017-Current

Frederick Hammersley Foundation -Research Fellow

Albuquerque, NM

2017

 

Tamarind Institute -Acting TMP

Albuquerque, NM

July 8-23, 2017

 

University of New Mexico -Guest Lecturer

Political Science, History of the Political Poster

Albuquerque, NM

2017

 

Tamarind Institute -Apprentice Printer

Albuquerque, NM

Tamarind Master Printer Certificate

2016-2017

Tamarind Printer Certificate

2015-2016

 

Ape Do Good Printing -Silkscreen Department Tech

San Francisco, CA

2014-2015

 

UCSC Lithography Intensive -Teacher’s Assistant

Instructor Paul Rangell

2013 & 2014

 

UCSC Print Studio -Monitor/ Technical Supervisor

Santa Cruz, CA

2010-2015

 

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Art in Motion Event -Steamroller Print Event Coordinator

Santa Cruz, CA

July 2013

 

Arts Bridge -Instructor

Bay View Elementary

Santa Cruz, CA

2012

 

UCSC Print Sale

Steamroller Print Event

Coordinator, Collaborator, Grant Writer

Santa Cruz, CA

July 2011


 

UCSC Monotype I

Teacher’s Assistant

Instructor Jimin Lee

Santa Cruz, CA

Spring 2011

EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin-Madison

MFA Candidate 2022

 

Tamarind Institute

Tamarind Master Printer (graduate title TMP)

2017

Tamarind Printer Fellow

2016

 

University of California Santa Cruz

Bachelor of Arts in Art

Concentration in Print Media Practices

2011

 

Ventura College

Associate of Arts-Transfer

Dean’s List

2009

 

RESIDENCIES

2014: Tiny Splendor Publishing/ Collaborative Printmaker

2012-2015: Max's Garage Press/ Resident Artist

2010-2012: Shopmix Society/ Collaborative Printmaker

 

GRANTS/ SCHOLARSHIPS

2015-2016: Tamarind Institute Scholarship

2011: Arts Bridge Scholarship

        Edward Carrillo Art Scholarship

        Porter College Irwin Art Grant

        Irwin Scholarship Nomination

2010: Edward Carrillo Art Scholarship

2009: Porter College Irwin Art Grant

         Ventura College Student Show Merit Award

2008: Bonita Mc Farland Trust Scholarship

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

June 2019: Breakup with the Ocean (Solo), Little Giant Collective, Santa Cruz Ca

November 2018: Mixed Grit Stone Exchange, Art Gym Denver, Denver Co

May 2018: Way OUT West Exchange/ MAPC Laramie, Wyoming

April 2017: Dead Matter Press Flash Print Exchange/ Screaming Sky Gallery, Portland Oregon

September 2016: How To Have Fun/ Small Engine Gallery & Graft Gallery Albuquerque, NM

May 2016: Excavated/ Lithographers Collaborative Show/ Tamarind Institute Gallery Albuquerque, NM

December 2014: East Bay Print Sale/ Max’s Garage Press, Berkeley

June 2014: Tiny Splendor Collaborative Show/ Arbor Cafe, Oakland

July 2013: Cat Trees and Dog Parks/ Cafe Delmarette, Santa Cruz

March 2013: Familiar Beasts and More/ Chocolate, Santa Cruz

November 2012: Familiar Beasts / Lexington Club, San Francisco

2012: Monsters Tough Guys and Guts/ RGB, San Francisco

2011: Lotte Arts/ Valencia St., San Francisco

2011: Sesnon Gallery Annex Show Spring

2010: Kick Back Café Collaborative Show

2010: Edward Carrillo Gallery Show Summer

2009: One Book One Campus Student Faculty Show


 

REFERENCES (non specific to any applications/ please request permission to contact)

Valpuri Remling

Tamarind Master Printer

vremling@unm.edu

 

Paul Rangell

UCSC Printmaking Professor Emeritus

rangell@ucsc.edu

 

Max Stadnik

Printer & Owner, Max's Garage Press

maxsgaragepress@gmail.com

SKILLS

Art handling/ documentation

Artwork proof production/ evaluation

Conceptual project development

Gallery curating/ installation

Studio Arts education and lecture, all ages

Framing/ woodworking

Flatstock photography

Photoshop/ Illustrator

Mac/ PC OS