CV

Projects

2018

  • Our Time: An Open Engagement Dinner Conversation on Equity, Kurry Qulture Modern Indian Cuisine, Queens, NY
  • About Face, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2017

  • Common Field National Convening, Los Angeles, CA
  • Color:Coded, New Art Center, Newton, MA
  • Solidarity Mixer for Equity in NYC’s Cultural Plan, CUE Foundation, New York, NY
  • Decolonize Dallas. Various Sites, Dallas, TX
    • Southwest/Redbird Mall
    • West Dallas Multipurpose Center
    • Buckner Train Station
    • Trans.lation Vickery Meadow
    • Mind the Gap. 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • Strength in Numbers: Equity and Cross-Racial Solidarity in NYC, CUE Foundation, New York, NY

2016

  • Michelada Think Tank: Artist Residency. San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA.
    • Think Tank: THE FRONT, Casa Familiar
    • Think Tank: San Diego Arts Institute
    • Think Tank: Art Produce 
  • Michelada Think Tank: Lift Your Voice. Ash Studios and Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX. Support provided by the Lift Your Voice Advocacy Fund, Make Art With Purpose, and the City of Dallas
    • Think Tank: Grassroots Allyship, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Institutional Allyship, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Survivin’ n Thrivin’, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: MXXXER, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Against Displacement, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Shifting Institutional Culture, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Independent Modes of Critique, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX
    • Think Tank: Shifting Institutional Resources, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
  • Declarations for a New Year. Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2015

  • Race, Art, Survival: Michelada Think Tank & Chats About Change. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA. Project Room Artist in Residence
    • Think Tank: What is the Content of a PoC Survival Guide?, Human Resources, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
    • Think Tank: Education, Class, and Radical Practices, CIELO Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
    • Think Tank: Defining Success as an Artist of Color, Multi Cultural Artists United, Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA
  • Michelada Think Tank: Race, Community, and Creative Action. Open Engagement, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Support provided by the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.
  • Otis Tally. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA. Michelada Think Tank intervention in front lobby of Otis College of Art and Design.

2014

  • Michelada Think Tank Round #3: Dear White People Film Screening and Q&A. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • Michelada Think Tank Round #2. Ceramics Studio 153, Los Angeles, CA
  • Michelada Think Tank Round #1. 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • Open Engagement. Queens Museum, Queens, NY. Guerrilla project tallying presenter demographics at the Open Engagement conference at Queens Museum.

Grants/Awards

  • Foundation Grant, Carnegie Mellon University, A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.
  • Lift Your Voice Advocacy Fund. The Boone Foundation. Dallas, TX.

Publication

2017

2015

  • Noe Gaytan, Mario Mesquita, Carol Zou. Open Engagement: A Social Response. Temporary Art Review.
  • Noé Gaytán. Michelada Think Tank and the PoC Survival Guide. PHONEBOOK 4.

Press

2017

2016

2015

  • The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles. Art in America
  • Jen Delos Reyes. Open Engagement: Looking Back and Looking Ahead. Temporary Art Review.
  • Corinna Kirsch. Open Engagement: What Happened over the Weekend. Art Fag City.
  • Alexandra Oliver. Michelada Think Tank mixes conversation, drinks, and strategies for social practice at Open Engagement. Pittsburgh Articulate.
  • Gretchen Coombs. Reflections on a Weekend Devoted to Socially Engaged Art. Hyperallergic.