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Rafael Perea de la Cabada
www.rafaelperea.com
perea@sbcc.edu

Born

1961 Mexico City, Mexico

Lives and works in Santa Barbara, California


Education

1987-89 M.F.A., University of California Santa Barbara , Santa Barbara, California

1980-85 National School of Painting, Sculpture, and Printmaking,
La Esmeralda, Mexico City, Mexico


Selected One Person Exhibitions

2012

· Alien Heartland
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· VitrumGloss
The Project Fine Art Zone, Santa Barbra, California

2011

· Spaces We Touch/Espacios Que Tocamos
Architectural Foundation Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Surface and Silence
 Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, Oregon

2008

· Faces & Facets, Recent Work: Rafael Perea de la Cabada
Perspectives Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

·State of the Art Gallery 2008 Exhibition
Public Art Installation in collaboration with artist Matthew Woodford
Santa Barbara, California

·Thank You for Calling: Personal Notations and Drawings
Art Resources, Santa Barbara, California

2007

· Recent Work, Rafael Perea de la Cabada
Studio Three East, Santa Barbara, California

· Drawings, Rafael Perea de la Cabada
Puccinelli Gallery at Gutenberg College, Eugene, Oregon

· Obra Reciente, Rafael Perea de la Cabada
The Loft Galeria, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2006

·State of the Art Gallery 2006, Sculpture
Santa Barbara, California

2005

· Accessibility 2005 “Transplanted” Latino Artists in the USA
7th Annual Exhibition of Installation Art
Sumter, South Carolina

2004

· The Drawing Room: A Visual Dialogue
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

2000

· Las Batallas Contra El Olvido
Museum Casa de la Guerra, Santa Barbara, California

1999

·Rafael Perea de la Cabada, Recent Works
KAZU, Up to Date Art and Performance Space, Pacific Grove, California

· The Drawing Room
KAZU, Up to Date Art and Performance Space, Pacific Grove, California

1998

· Works on Paper
Galerie Kayaman, Dusseldorf, Germany

· U opasnosti prostora
HDLU Poikat Doma, Zagreb, Croatia

· Endangered Spaces
Manne Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1994

· La Logica de lo Invisible
Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1993

· Solace of Trees, Installation/Dance/Poetry Performance
Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara, California

1992

· IAP Visual Art Painting Award

Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission and County
Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, California

· Rafael Perea de la Cabada
Mexican-Japanese Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico

· Private Mythology
Agora Cultural Center, State of Mexico, Mexico

1991

· Intelligent Intuition
Frances Puccinelli Gallery, Carpinteria, California

1990

· Paintings – Works on Paper
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

1986

· Paintings, Prints and Mixed Medium
Carrillo Gil Art Museum, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico
Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara, California

1984

· Configurations
Jose Clemente Orozco Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1982

· Rafael Perea de la Cabada
Museum Gallery of Tlatilco, Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico
General Offices of Bachilleres School, Mexico City, Mexico

· The Internal Art
Museum Gallery of Tlatilco, Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico

1981

· Allegory of the Fine Arts (Mural)
Bachilleres School, State of Mexico, Mexico


Selected Group Exhibitions

2012

· Original/Multiple, following the red thread
Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, California

·Figure Fragments
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2011

·  View from Here: Works by Santa Barbara Artists in the Permanent Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· 5×5 Invitational
Westmont Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· Few Chosen by Many: A Berkus Selection
  The Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2010

· 100 Grand
Sullivan Goss an American Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

·Reflections and Projections: 20 Years of the Individual Artist Awards
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2009

· Zero in Space: Past, Present and Future
Vita Art Center, Ventura, California

· N e i g h b o r s: 17 Santa Barbara Artists in Ventura
Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, California

· The Storefront Gallery Project
State Street, Santa Barbara, California

· So. Cal. Exhibition
California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, California

2008

·Selections from the Imagery Estate Winery Permanent Collection
Carnegie Art museum, Oxnard, California.

·EDGE, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Santa Barbara’s 2nd Biennial OFF AXIS
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

·Twelve Hands
Studio 3 East, Santa Barbara, California

·Faculty Exhibition
Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Paper Cut
AFS Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

·New Work; Santa Barbara Printmakers
Studio Three East, Santa Barbara, California

2007

·Continuing the Latino Tradition
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

·The Barry Berkus and Family Collection
University Art Gallery, California Polytechnic State University,
San Luis Obispo, California

·Works on Paper from the Barry Berkus Family Collection
Betteravia Gallery, Betteravia Government Center, Santa Maria, California

· Picture Stories: The Art of Europe and the Americas
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· Recent work
Studio 3 East, Santa Barbara, California

· The Barry Berkus and Family Art Collection
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Dialogue
1-5 Gallery (at the brewery), Los Angeles, California

2006

· Espacio Central/Central Space, site-specific Installation
Off-Axis Contemporary Art festival, Santa Barbara, California

· State of the Art Gallery 2006, Sculpture
Santa Barbara, California

· Faculty Exhibition
Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Picture Stories: The Art of Europe and the Americas
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· Recent work
Studio 3 East, Santa Barbara, California

· The Barry Berkus and Family Art Collection
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Dialogue
1-5 Gallery (at the brewery), Los Angeles, California

2005

· Art Donors Exhibition
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

2004

· Art of the Americas: Latin America and the United States, 1800 to Now!
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

2003

· Siqueiros Plus! Great Works From The Collection of Latin American Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· 15th IAA Retrospective
The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2002

· FORUMulations
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

· New Abstractions
Monlleo Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

· Art of Devotion
Westmont College, Reynolds Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2001

· A Celebration of Solutions Benefiting Direct Relief International
Living Green Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2000

· From Azaceta to Zuniga: 20 th Century Latin American Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· CAF Print In, Santa Barbara Millennium Printmaking Project
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

1999

· New Works: Recent Acquisitions of 20th-Century Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1998

· Works on Paper
Gail Harvey Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

1996

· Point / Counterpoint: Two Views of 20th Century Latin American Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· Drawn from LA
Armory Center for the Arts and the Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design,
Pasadena, California

· Still Life, Still Here
Hunsaker Schlesinger, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

1995

· Beyond 15 Minutes
Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington

1998

· Works on Paper
Gail Harvey Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

1994

·Cheekwood National
Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee

· 1994 International Juried Exhibition
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

· On Site at the Gate ’94
AGCC, Gate Gallery, San Pedro, California

· Charity
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

· Retrospective: Awards in the Visual Arts
Museum Art Center, Santa Maria, California; Elverhoy Museum, Solvang, California;
Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1993

·1993 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition – Painting
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, California

· Great Dates, Exhibition and Auction of Artwork Selected by Guest Curators
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

· The Tenth San Juan, Latin American and Caribbean Printmaking Biennial
San Juan, Puerto Rico

1992

· Fifth National Biennial – Diego Rivera – Drawing / Printmaking
Museo del Pueblo, Guanajuato and Palace of Fine Arts, INBA, Mexico

· Sueños from California
University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas

·Painterly Gesture
Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

1991

·The Rite of Spring
Mexican-Japanese Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico

· 11th National Encounter of Young Art
Aguascalientes Cultural Center Aguascalientes and Carrillo Gil Art Museum,
Mexico City, Mexico

· Nine Artists
College of Creative Studies, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California

1989

·11th Annual Arts Festival Exhibition
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

· Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
University Art Museum, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California

1988

·New Voices from Mexico
Scott Alan Gallery, New York, New York

· The Sixth Iberamerican Biennial
National Palace of Fine Arts Museum, Cultural Institute Domeq, INBA,
Mexico City, Mexico

· National Salon of Fine Arts Annual Selection of Painting
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1987

·National Salon of Fine Arts Annual Selection of Painting
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· Generation of the Sixties (Traveling Exhibition)
Queretaro, Guanajuanto, Zacatecas, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· Without Apparent Motives III
Carrillo Gil Art Museum, CREA, SEP, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· Prize of the Young Stamp
Casa de las Americas, Gallery Haydee Santa Maria, La Habana, Cuba

1986

·National Salon of Fine Arts Annual Selection of Drawing
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· The Seventh San Juan, Latin American and Caribbean Printmaking Biennial
San Juan de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

· Without Apparent Motives II
Carrillo Gil Art Museum, CREA, SEP, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1985

·The Fourth International Mini-Prints Exhibition
Cadaques 1984, Fort Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

· National Salon of Fine Arts Annual Selection of Painting
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· National Salon of Fine Arts Biennial Selection of Printmaking
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· The Fifth National Encounter of Young Art
Aguascalientes Cultural Center, Aguascalientes and National Palace of Fine Arts,
INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1984

·The First La Habana Biennial
Cuban Pavilion, National Museum, Wilfredo Lam Center, La Habana, Cuba

· The Fourth National Encounter of Young Art
Aguascalientes Cultural Center and National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1983

·The Third National Encounter of Young Art
Aguascalientes Cultural Center and National Palace of Fine Arts Museum, INBA,
Mexico City, Mexico

· National Salon of Fine Arts Annual Selection of Painting
National Palace of Fine Arts Museum, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

· National Salon of Fine Arts Biennial Selection of Printmaking
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

1980

·Young Painters of Naucalpan and the Federal District
Museum Gallery of Tlatilco, State of Mexico, Mexico


Public Collections

· Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art

· Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

· Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

· Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico

· Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

· Included in numerous private collections in Mexico, Switzerland, France, Germany and the USA


Grants and Awards

2011

· 47th annual Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards, Hugh Petersen Award for Art in Public Places,West Beach Pedestrian Improvement Project.
Richard Irvine & Rafael Perea de la Cabada (IrvineCabada ArtDesign) Santa Barbara, California

2009-2010

· West Beach Pedestrian Improvement Project, Public Art Commission.
Richard Irvine & Rafael Perea de la Cabada (IrvineCabada ArtDesign)
The City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency (RDA) in conjunction with the City of Santa
Barbara Arts Advisory Committee and Visual Art in Public Places Committee (VAPP)
Santa Barbara, California

2007

· Grant William T. Colville Foundation
Santa Barbara, California

· Nominated for the Second Annual Eduardo Carrillo Prize in Painting
The San Jose Museum of Art and Museo Eduardo Carrillo. San Jose, California

· Santa Barbara Child and Family Service Building Project, Public Art Commission.
Richard Irvine & Rafael Perea de la Cabada, (IrvineCabada ArtDesign) Santa Barbara, California

2006-2007

· Community Events & Festivals Grant Program

Espacio Central/Central Space, site specific Installations for Off-Axis Contemporary Arts Festival
Santa Barbara, California

2002-2001

·Community Arts Grant Program
Public art element for North Milpas Street, City of Santa Barbara, California

2002

·Grant Program
Westmont College, Calvin Institute and Lilly Endowment Inc.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

1998

· Artist in Residence Program
Santa Barbara Foundation/ Irvine Foundation and Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1991

·IAP Visual Art Painting Award
Santa Barbara County Art Commission and the Santa Barbara Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, California

1986

· National Youth Award (Painting) and Mention of Excellence (Maestro Jesus Reyes Heroles)
CREA, SEP, Mexico City, Mexico

1985

· Honorable Mention, National Salon of Fine Arts, Biennial Selection of Printmaking
National Auditorium Gallery, INBA, Mexico City, Mexico


Professional Activities

2012-1993

· Adjunct Faculty, Art Department
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California

2012-07

· Arts Mentorship Program
Santa Barbara Arts Fund, California

2012

· Judge, Portraits of Addiction and Hope
Safe Launch, portrays perspectives of Santa Barbara County youth

2007

·Judge, April Exhibition, Santa Barbara Arts Association
Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

·Judge, 18th Annual Individual Artist Award Competition (Works on Paper)
The County of Santa Barbara Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, California

· Judge, Santa Barbara Printmakers Show
The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara, California

· Poetry Book Illustrations, Starky’s Book of States
Boson Books, Raleigh, NC

· La Morada Project, Art Commission
Santa Barbara Arts Commission, Santa Barbara, California

· Santa Barbara Child and Family Service Building Project, Public Art Commission in
Collaboration with Designer Richard Irvine
Santa Barbara, California

2006

· Curator and Project Coordinator, Espacio Central/Central Space, site-specific Installations
Off-Axis Contemporary Art festival, Santa Barbara, California

· Master Artist, SBMA Summer Mural Project
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California

2006-01
1998-96

·Arts Mentorship Project
Irvine Foundation/Contemporary Arts Forum/The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, California

2003

·HardEdgeSoft, SBMA Master Class
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

·Drawing the Line / A Drawing Workshop
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

2002

·Commission of Label Image, Benzinger Imagery Series Collection
Benzinger Family Winery, Glen Ellen, California

·Guest Lecturer
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

·Foreign Relation, SBMA Master Class
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

2001-1994

·Exhibition Committee
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

2001

·Guest Curator
Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara, California

·Guest Speaker, California Arts Scholars 2001 Recognition Day
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Santa Barbara, California

·Scenic Images, (“Danube Suite” Portfolio of 9 Woodcuts)
Genesis West Stage Production of The Danube, Santa Barbara, California

·SBMA Master Class
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

2000

·Guest Panelist, ‘’Panel on Creativity,’’ Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California

·Guest Lecturer
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1998

·Juror, 10th Annual Individual Artists Awards
The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, California

1996

·Planning Committee, Santa Barbara Sculpture Symposium
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California

1991

·Visiting Lecturer, Undergraduate and Graduate Independent Study
Art Studio Department, University of California Santa Barbara, California