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CV

Gisela M Ramirez

Education

2020  BFA in Printmaking, California State University Chico, Chico, Ca

BA in Art Education (focus on Ceramics), California State University Chico, Chico, Ca 

 

Professional Experience

2022 - Present

PreFabricator at BZIPPY for large scale ceramic furniture and housewares.

2021 - 2022

          Production Potter/Studio Technician for Style Union Home, LA

2020

          Artist Talk for California Society of Printmaking’s  Roadworks Lightning Talks 

2019

          Chico Schoolhouse Art, Children’s Printmaking Workshop. (One of 3 instructors teaching a 2 day workshop with 12-13 students)

          - Teaching Assistant in Intro to Ceramics for Prof. Sue Whitmore, CSU Chico

           - Teaching Assistant in Intro to Printmaking for Prof. Eileen Macdonald, CSU Chico

2018 - 2020 

          - Printmaking Studio Technician, California State University Chico, Chico, Ca

Ceramics Studio Technician, California State University Chico, Chico, Ca

2018

         - Teaching Assistant for Northern California Arts Project, Printmaking Workshop for Art Teachers in Northern California

          -Teaching Assistant in Intro to Ceramics for Prof. Cameron Crawford, CSU Chico.

 

Awards

2021

         - Paul Feldhaus Memorial Purchase Award for Turner Print Museum 

2020

         - Student Research and Creativity Award to attend Southern Graphics Council International 

         - Lt. Robert Merton Rawlins Merit Award for outstanding academic and professional accomplishments

2019

          - Janet Turner Memorial Scholarship for excellence in printmaking

          - Jennifer Tancreto Memorial Purchase Award for Turner Print Museum

          - Jurors Award for 12th Annual Art Education Juried Show, Chico, Ca

          - Founders’ & Williams Award for 12th Annual Art Education Juried Show, Chico, Ca

          - 2018 Honorable Merit Award for 23rd Annual Ink & Clay


 

Solo Exhibitions

2020

          Avanzando (BFA Culminating Exhibition) B-So Gallery, Chico, California (the gallery changed this to a virtual exhibition due to Covid-19)

 

Group Exhibitions

2024           35 x 35, Consulado General de Mexico en Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

                     Nexo Entre Raíces, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

2023           Placa Madre, Pain Sugar Gallery, Riverside, California 

                     Nexo Entre Raices (Curator: Marco Sanchez and Claudia Ley)

                    -National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

                    -Kent State University, Kent, OH

                    -UW-Platteville, Platteville, WI

2022

                   Nuestra Tierra, Marketview Arts, York, PA (Curator: Joseph Velasquez)

2021

                   25th Annual Ink & Clay, The Turner Print Museum, Chico, California (Juror: Kimiko Miyoshi) (Online Exhibition due to Covid-19)

                   Import/Export, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio (Juror: Dawit L. Petros)

2020

                   Facing Forward, Light Art Space, Silver City, New Mexico (Juror: Satpreet Kahlon)

                   We All Come from Somewhere, San Juan, Puerto Rico (canceled due to covid-19)                                       (Curator: Juana Estrada and Calliandra Hermanson) 

2019

                   64th Juried Student Exhibition, Jacki Headley University Art Gallery, Chico, California (Juror: Liv Moe)

                   24th Annual Ink & Clay, The Turner Print Museum Chico, California (Juror: Summer Ventis)

                   12th Annual Art Education Juried Show, Bell Memorial Union Gallery, Chico, Ca

                   Untitled, The Museum of Northern California Art, Chico, California

                   Moonlit Macabre, Bell Memorial Union Gallery, Chico, California

                   Untitled, Art Etc. Gallery, Chico, California

                   Introspection, BlackBird Cafe Gallery, Chico, California

                   Too Many Cooks?, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

                   Past and Present, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

                   All In, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

                   Meet your Maker, Bell Memorial Union Gallery, Chico, California

                   Mini-Print Exchange 2019, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

2018

                   23rd Annual Ink & Clay, The Turner Print Museum Chico, California. 

                   (Juror: Susan Belau)

                   Dia De Los Muertos Art & Altar Exhibition, Chico Art Center, Chico, California

                   Great Northern Mini Print Show, Great Northern Coffee Shop, Chico, California

                   Relevant Development, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

                   Mini-Print Exchange 2018, B-So Gallery, Chico, California

2017

                   Pressing Politics, Bell Memorial Union Gallery, Chico, California

 

Collections

The Turner Print Museum, Chico, California

 

Publications

2020 Multicultural Echoes Literary Magazine 2020

2019 Multicultural Echoes Literary Magazine 2019

 

Organizations

2020-present Mid-America Print Council, Student Member

2019-present California Society of Printmakers

2019-2020 Chico State Printmaking Club, President

2018-19 Chico State Printmaking Club, Treasurer 

2017-present Southern Graphics Council International, Student Member

 

Conferences/Symposiums 

2020 Mid-America Print Council, Power of Print: Resistance and Revolution

2019 Rocky Mountain Print Alliance, Transposing Attitudes 

Southern Graphics Council International, Texchange 

2018 Southern Graphics Council International, Altered Landscapes

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