Isabel Cuenca
isabelcuencastudio@gmail.com

Born
Bacolod City, Philippines

Live/Work
Houston, TX

Education
2014 - University of North Carolina - CH, Master's of Fine Arts
2012 - University of Houston, Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Painting, Art History Minor - Magna Cum Laude

Grants/Awards
2012 - Pauline Philips Award
2011 - Choate Memorial - Palmer Endowment

Teaching
2014 - Art Bound! Art 3rd- 5th grade
Core Concepts: 2D Design, University of North Carolina - CH, Chapel Hill, NC
2013 - Core Concepts: 2D Design, University of North Carolina - CH, Chapel Hill, NC

Solo and Two-Person Exhibition
2016 - In This Skin, Balay Ni Tana Dicang, Bacolod City, Philippines
2015 - Satis House, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Bahay, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
Where About, Box 13, Houston, TX
2014 - Where Lost Boys Gather, Chapel Hill, NC

Group Exhibition
2017 - (De) Centered, WAS Gallery, Bethesda, MD
2016 - Sojourn Studio Resident Art Show, Sojourn, Houston, TX
2015 - Eureka!, John and June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2014 - The Visayas Islands Visual Arts Exhibition & Conference (VIVA ExCon) 13th biennale, Gallery Orange, Bacolod City, Philippines
The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Miracle Fish, Chapel Hill, NC
Parts of the Sum: MFA 2014, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Menil/Fiesta Painting Exhibition, Fiesta Grocery Store, Houston, TX
2013 - The Power of Habit, Chapel Hill, NC
Menil/Fiesta Show, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Bad Art Show, Chapel Hill, NC
2012 - The Fifth Annual UH Libraries' Studen Art Exhibition - Jury Prize, Houston, TX
2011 - Senior Show/Open Studio Night, Houston, TX

Residency
2016 - Sojourn Studio Residency, Houston, TX
Artist Residency, Balay Ni Tana Dicang, Bacolod City, Philippines

Press/Publication
2017 - Filipino American Artist Directory by Janna Langholz
2015 - ArtFunk Podcast by Rachel Rushing and Ryan Rushing, http://artfunk.club, "Theres No Place Like Home"
Filipino American Artist Directory, https://filamartistdirectory.wordpress.com/2015/10/13/artist-feature-isabel-cuenca-and-matt-manalo/, "Artist Feature: Isabel Cuenca and Matt Manalo"
2014 – Hyperallergic Labs, hyperallergic.tumblr.com, "Take Back Tuesday Submissions"
INDY week, "Visual Art: Parts of the Sum: MFA 2014"
DailyTarHeel.com, “Q&A with MFA student artist Isabel Cuenca”
2013 – Glasstire, “UH Faculty to Share Ten Years of a Curious Student Painting Assignment”

Internship
2014 - Art League of Houston
2011 - McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Decorative Center Houston, Houston, TX

Private Collection
Shiela Yusay
elin o'Hara slavick
Virginia Salapong
Daniel Chung
Allison Curry
Antoine Williams
Sydney Steen
Allison Tierney