EDUCATION

2014 MFA Painting/Drawing - School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

2005 BFA Painting/Drawing - California College of the Arts (CCA)

2005 Studio Escalier, Argenton-Chateau, France

2003 École Supérieure d'Art & de Design Marseille, France

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 The Art Gallery of the College of Staten Island,

The City University of New York, Staten Island, NY

Migrating Heritage, Group Exhibition

2017 IPCNY, New York, NY

Published by the Artist 2017, Group Exhibition

Curated by Grayson Cox and Angela Conant

2017 The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

Reconstruir: Supporting rebuilding efforts in Mexico,

Group Exhibition

2017 IPCNY, New York, NY

Just Under 100: New Prints 2017/ Summer

Selected by Katherine Bradford, Group Exhibition   

2017 WhiteBox, New York, NY

Illegal Fashion Runway Show, Group Exhibition 

2016 International Loft, Brooklyn, NY

Xenophobia: A Group Invasion, Group Exhibition

2015 Open Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

Hidden Process, Group Exhibition

2014 Sullivan Gallery SAIC, Chicago, IL

SAIC MFA Graduate Painting/ Drawing Exhibition 

2013 Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Evidence: Artistic Responses to the Drug Cartel Wars

2009 Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany

Gringo Rebel, Solo Exhibition

AWARDS

2017 IPCNY New Prints Artist Development Initiative – Artist in Residency

2012 SAIC New Artists Society Merit Scholarship

2005 Studio Escalier Daphne Fund Fellowship

2004 CCA Robert Ralls Memorial Scholarship

2003 CCA RA Brown Memorial Scholarship

IN COLLECTION OF 

David Kiehl, Curator Emeritus Whitney Museum 

PRESS

2018 SCG International, Graphic Impressions Winter 2018

Migrating Heritage: The All-Seeing Eye of Exile, Yael Friedman

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kx73YECRU0ceXegLMG1qhEhyDrFreSLP/view

2017 Observer, Illegal Fashion Show Reveals Thriving Cultural Talents, Jasmine Ting

http://observer.com/2017/02/illegal-fashion-show-reveals-cultural-talents/

2013 SF Weekly, War Correspondents: Two Ways of Dealing with Conflict, Jonathan Curiel

http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/war-correspondents-two-ways-of-dealing-with-conflict/Content?oid=2826757

2013 KQED Arts, Artist Who Confront Violence: An Introduction, Christian L. Frock

http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2013/06/27/artists_who_confront_violence_an_introduction 

2009 Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Travis Jeppesen

http://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/2009-ernesto-ortiz-golden-parachutes/1869