About

My practice is an investigation of our relationships to one another and to our communities and is a process for discovering and expressing our commonality while reminding the viewer that we exist in the context of time and diversity. Ultimately my hope is to encourage connection.

BORN: Manila, Philippines

EDUCATION:  BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Sometimes It's Hard To See, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2018

Loss of Material Evidence, collaboration with Mark R. Smith, Ronna and Eric Hoffman
Gallery, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR

2016

When You Hold Me I Can Sleep, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2015

In and Out of Time, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2013

Fold Here, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2012

Everywhere All The Time, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2011

It’s Like This Every Day, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2008

Walking, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2006

Meet Me Here, The North View Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

2004

The Tree, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2004

Because You Don’t Want To Get Old (Making Time), The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

1997

Hairline Loop, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

1997

Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1988

To Sow:  A Fertility Ritual, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

PROJECTS

2021

Come Together As Light, Meta Open Arts, Meta - Spring District, Bellevue, WA

2014

You Know What You Signed Up For, Connecting Lines and Make-Coffee-Drink-Art, collaboration with Mark R. Smith, Percent For Art, Portland Police Bureau Training Complex, Portland, OR

2009

How Do You Get There?, Innovative Housing Inc., Broadway Vantage Apartments, Portland, OR

2008

Compass, collaboration with Mark R. Smith, Monthly Guest Artist Series, South Waterfront Artist in Residence (AiR) Program, South Waterfront, Portland, OR

1985

Significant Movements, collaboration with Mark R. Smith, Pleasant Village Community Garden, City of New York Operation GreenThumb, New York, NY

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2008

South Waterfront Artist in Residence, April Guest Artist, Portland, OR

2006

Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR

2003

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

1991

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

1989

The Drawing Center, Guest Curator, New York, NY

1988

The Drawing Center, Guest Curator, New York, NY

1988

Penny McCall Foundation, New York, NY

1987

New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

1985

Manhattan Community Arts Fund, New York, NY

1984

Edward F. Albee Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Hold on Tight (as curator) Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2012

Nine @ 25, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

2009

Green Oregon, Manuel Izquierdo Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2009

Making Camp, The North View Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

2006

Self Portrait, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR

2005

drawing(s), The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

2002

Echoing Nature, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

2001

Contemporary Skeins, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR

2000

Resident and Transient, The Art Gym, Maryhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

2000

Do Not Touch:  An Exploration of Delicate Obsessions, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA

1999

Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

1998

1998 Sculpture Exposition, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR

1995

Keeping an Eye on the Invisible, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1993

The Street, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1993

Obsessive Collection, Art in General, New York, NY

1992

Good Work, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1990

Emerging Sculptors, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1990

Garbage Out Front:  A New Era in Public Design, Municipal Art Society, New York, NY

1989

Outside the Clock:  Beyond Good and Elvis, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY

1989

Workspace '89, Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY

1988

Annual Small Works Show, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1988

New and Noteworthy, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

1988

Selections 40, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

1984

Art Against Apartheid, 22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018

Linda Tesner, Loss of Material Evidence, catalog, Lewis and Clark College

2018

Jeff Jahn, PORT, "September Review Cluster," Sept. 26.

2018

Laurel Reed, "Processing Loss at Lewis and Clark," Oregon Arts Watch

2016

Jeff Jahn, PORT, “First Thursday Picks September 2016,” Sept. 1.

2014

Maxine Bernstein, OREGON LIVE, The Oregonian, “Local artists unveil public art project at Portland Police Training Complex,” Sept. 20.

2012

Patrick Collier, Oregon ArtsWatch, “Spot On:  Time for Nine,” Sept. 24.

2012

Maria TD Inocencio, Nine@25, Portland, OR

2011

Linda Wysong, Ultra, “Maria T.D. Inocencio:  It’s Like This Every Day,” March 29.

2009

Inara Verzemnieks, The Oregonian, “All roads lead to a mural,” October 12, Portland, OR.

2009

Alex Rauch, PORT, “Go Make Camp at PCC’s Northview Gallery,” February 8.

2008

Celina Monte, Vanguard, “Community.  Collaboration.  Cooperation.,” April 23.  Portland, OR.

2008

Celina Monte, Vanguard, “Her Walks, Your Trees,” January 23.  Portland, OR

2008

Linda K. Johnson, South Waterfront Artist in Residence (AiR) Program catalog, pp 20-21. Portland, OR

2004

Terri Hopkins, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, "Because You Don't Want To Get Old (Making Time)," February. Marylhurst, OR

2004

Dave Johnson, The Asian Reporter, “Making time one strand at a time,” March 9, p.11.  Portland, OR.

2001

Bob Hicks, The Oregonian, Artsweek, “The Milk of Human Kindness,” July 22, pp. D1, D6.  Portland, OR.

2001

Heather Wexler Rogers, Contemporary Skeins, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland OR

2000

Matthew Kangas, The Seattle Times, Visual Arts, “Magnificent Obsessions,” Feb. 3.  Seattle, WA.

2000

Regina Hackett, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, “‘Do Not Touch,’ Invites a Close Look At Artists’ Delicate Obsessions.”  Seattle, WA.

2000

Emily Hall, The Stranger, “Delicate Art, Obsessive Artists,” Feb. 10-16.  Seattle WA.

1999

Sue Taylor, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Arts/Books, “Oregon Biennial: Two Views,” Aug. 1. Portland, OR.

1998

D.K. Row, The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment, Visual Arts, “Curating on a Hunch,” My 8, p. 66.  Portland, OR.

1998

Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment, Visual Arts, “1997 Expands the Spectrum of the Local Art Scene,” Jan. 2, p. 53.  Portland, OR

1997

D.K. Row, Willamette Week, “The Lair of the White Room,” Nov. 25, p. 62.  Portland, OR.

1993

Ruth Libermann, Manual:  Art in General 1992-1993, "The Collector and the Obsessive," pp 34-36.  New York, NY

1991

Margaret Roleke, Women’s Art Magazine, “New York’s Emerging Sculptors:  Past and Present,” March/April, p. 26. London, UK.

1990

Michael Brenson, The New York Times, “A Conceptual Installation with Luxury for All,” Dec. 21.

1989

Roberta Smith, The New York, Times, “Outside the Clock:  Beyond Good and Elvis,” July 21, p. C30. New York, NY.

1988

Helen Harrison, The New York Times, “Beyond the Conventional,” Aug. 14, p. 20 LI.  New York, NY.

1988

Margaret Moorman, New York Newsday, “Group Shows’ Varied Fare,” Aug. 8.   New York, NY

1988

Grace Glueck, The New York Times, “An Immoveable Feast:  Murals in the City,” July 22, p. C1.  NY, NY

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