Grants and Awards

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2007 Cerca Series stART Up Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
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2006 San Diego Art Prize Emerging Artist Award, San Diego, CA
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Residencies

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2014 Instant City/Artists in Residency Program, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles,  CA
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Solo Exhibitions and Projects

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2016 A Retrospective, Empty REMAX Bank, Encinitas, CA, curated by Iana Quesnell
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2010 Anything to Declare, Compact Space, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Glenna Jennings
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2008 Límites Difusos, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, MX, curated by Abril Castro
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2007 Cerca Series: Iana Quesnell, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA, curated by Lucía Sanromán
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2006 La Gringa Turista, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA, curated by Akemi Hong & Camilo Ontiveros
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Grab Life by the Horns, Marcuse Gallery, San Diego, CA
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Selected Group Exhibitions

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2015 Open Walls Project, San Diego, CA, curated by Ann Berchtold
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2015 LUX Faculty Art Exhibition, LUX Art Institute, Encinitas, CA, curated by Ann Berchtold
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2015 Sharp Contrast, Boehm Gallery, Palomar, CA, curated by Ingram Ober
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2014 Group Show 1, Bread & Salt, Barrio Logan, CA, curated by Isabel Dutra and James Brown
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2013 Another California: Art from the U.S.-Mexico Border That Challenge Borderland Thinking, The Nelson, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA
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  War, Women and Industry, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, curated by Amy Galpin
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  Nature Improved, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, curated by Bram Dijkstra, Derrick Cartwright, Alessandra Moctezuma, and Daniel Foster
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  Nature Improved, San Diego History Center, San Diego, CA, curated by Bram Dijkstra, Derrick Cartwright, Alessandra Moctezuma, and Charlotte Cagan
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  Head Strong, The Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA, curated by Leslie Nemour
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2012 A Very Large Array: San Diego/Tijuana Artists From the MCA Collection Museum of Contemporary, Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
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  Behold, America!, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA, curated by Amy Galpin
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2010 Hyperlocal Identities: The San Diego Effect, UCSD Division of Arts and Humanities Gallery, La Jolla, CA, curated by Tatiana Sizonenko
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  Good Mourning, California, The Periscope Project, San Diego, CA, curated by Glenna Jennings
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  Art San Diego International Art Fair, The Hilton, San Diego, CA
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  Group Show, Seminal Projects, Santa Monica, CA, curated by Luis De Jesus
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  Biennial Auction, Museum of Contemporary San Diego, La Jolla, CA
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2009 Beyond the Border International Art Fair, The Del Mar Grand, Del Mar, CA
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  Moving points: Contemporary Drawing in Southern California, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA, curated by Karen McGuire
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  Homing In, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
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  Agencia Souvenirs, Galería NAME, Tijuana, Baja California, MX, curated by Paula Valero
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  Faculty Exhibition, University of San Diego, CA
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  Beyond the Border Gallery, San Diego, CA
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  Dragon Rosa, Tijuana, Baja California, MX
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2008 Aqua Art Wynwood, Beyond the Border Gallery, Miami, Fl,
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  Drawing the Line, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, curated by Lucía Sanromán
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  Overlaps, 830 25th Street, Golden Hill, San Diego, CA, curated by Kate Longley
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Biennial Auction Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
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  Innocence is Questionable, California Center for the Arts, Escondido,CA, curated by Olivia Luther
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2007 Instant City/Artists in Residency, SciArc, Los Angeles, CA, curated by LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)
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  Collaborative Exhibition, L-Street Fine Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
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  Origin is the Goal, LACE, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Darin Klein
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2006 TNT, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
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  Heavy Light, Quint, La Jolla, CA
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  Green Acres, L Street Fine Art, San Diego, CA
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  La Gringa Turista, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA, Akemi Hong & Camilo Ontiveros
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  Where, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA, curated by Julio Morales
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  Where, Sundown Salon, Los Angeles, CA, organized by Zerek Kempf, Shannon Spanhake and Amy Adler
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  Dolphins of San Onofre, Compact Space, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Malik Gaines.
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Selected Bibliography

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2013 Nature Improved (catalogue), San Diego History Center and Oceanside Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
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2009  Moving points (catalogue), William B. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
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2008  Drawing the Line (blogspot), Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
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2007  Lucía Sanromán, Cerca Series 2007 (exhibition brochure) Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
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2006 Amy Adler & Jean Lowe, Art Notes(exhibition brochure), San Diego Visual Arts Network, www.sdvisualarts.net
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2007  San Diego City Beat (image), Page 16, 10/25/06
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Selected Press

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2014 Jim Chute, "Iana Quesnell Unfurls her Flag at SDMA,"San Diego Union-Tribune, (print), 1/12/14
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2013  Tyler Green, "Behold America: Iana Quesnell," blogs.artinfo.com, Modern Art Notes, (web), 1/24/13
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2011 Kinsee Morlan, "Mirrored Image: Women Revealing Themselves Through Art," San Diego City Beat, (print), p.13, 3/16/2011
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2010 Benjamin Snyder, "Hyperlocal Identities, The San Diego Effect," San Diego Union Tribune (Weblog), 10/19/10, Web
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2009 Robert Pincus, "Fair Aims to Put San Diego on Bi-national Art-lover’s Map," San Diego Union Tribune, 8/30/09
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  Patricia Morris Buckley, "'Moving Points': Exhibit showcases drawings by Eight Southern California Artists," North County Times, 8/26/09, Print
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2008  Margery Gordon, "Slow and Steady Keeps Aqua Afloat." Artinfo.com, Blouin Artinfo: International Edition, 12/5/08, Web
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  Manuel Zavala Alonso "Límites Difusos." Conaculta, Artes De Historia México, 4/25/08, Retrieved 10/27/14, Web
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  Emily Vizzo, "Six artists spotlighted in exhibit," The San Diego Union Tribune, (print), 3/27/08
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  Kirby Fairfax, "Escondido Exhibition Poignantly Examines the Concept of Innocence Lost," North County Times, 3/5/008, Print
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2007 Robert Pincus, "Top 10 Art Events," San Diego Union Tribune, 12/23/07, Print
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  Robert Pincus, "Student Steps Out: Iana Quesnell's Work at MCASD Show Maturity and an Eye for Detail," San Diego Union Tribune, (print), 10/18/07
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  Alissa Walker, "SciArc Tent City." The Architect’s Newspaper, (web), 12/12/07
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2006 Robert Pincus, "Behind the Scenes," San Diego Union Tribune, (print), 12/1/06
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  Robert Pincus, "‘Heavy Light’ Challenges Viewers," San Diego Union Tribune, 12/7/06, Print
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Broadcasts and Documentaries

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2014 San Diego Museum of Art, Led by Brittany Salyers "Art Stop: Iana Quesnell," (talk), San Diego, CA 1/22/14
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2010  Katherine Sweetman (Dir & Prod), "(Gringos) Living in Tijuana," (documentary), Tijuana, MX 2010,  DVD, Web
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2008  Alex Nunez (Dir & Prod), "Ephemeral Arte en Muros:
Límites difusos por Iana Quesnell," (documentary), CECUT, Tijuana, MX, DVD, Web
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  Lidia and Alexander Rossner (Dirs & Prods), "Studio Visit: Iana Quesnell" (documentary), Tijuana, MX, Web
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2006 Alexandra Rosa (Executive Producer), "Living in Your Art," (interview) Art Rocks Radio, wsRadio.com, 11/1/06
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  Liz Edwards (Producer) "Let's Play Downtown," (interview) San Diego, CA, 11/18/06
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Selected Publications

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2013 Galpin, Amy, Patrick McCaughey and Frances Pohl (Eds.), Behold America: Art of the United States From Three San Diego Museums, San Diego Museum of Art, 2013
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2010 Klein, Darin and Suzanne Wright (Eds.), "21st Century Queer Artist Identify Themselves," Vol.III: Cover
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2009 Haeg, Fritz and Stacy Wakefield (Eds.), The Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive, Los Angeles: Evil Twin Publications; Limited Editions, 2009: 163-167
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  Carrier, Johana and Marine Pagès (Eds.), Roven n°01: Revue Critique Sur le Dessin Contemporain, France: Roven, April 2009: 23
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2006 Campbell, Jacob, "Grad Student Feature," Seesaw: The UCSD Undergraduate Studio Art Review, Issue #1, Spring 2006: 15
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Selected Lectures and Presentations

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2014 Visiting Artist Lecture, San Diego Museum of Art Contemporary Art Committee, Del Mar, CA, organized by Debra and Larry Poteet, 9/14
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2011 The U.S.-Mexico Border Dialogue Coalition Conference, California State at San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, Sponsored by: North County Higher Education Alliance, CSUSM Arts and Lectures Program, National Latino Research Center, Women's Studies and Anthropology Departments, WSSA, Triota and MEChA student associations from Palomar, Mira Costa, and CSUSM, (http://www.csusm.edu/nlrc/events.html), San Marcos, CA, 10/12/11
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  Visiting Artist Lecture, South Western Collage, San Diego, CA, Organized by Jenny Donovan, 11/29/11
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  Visiting Artist Lecture, New School of Architecture, San Diego, CA, Organized by Chuck Miller and David White, 2011
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2009  Visiting Artist Lecture, New School of Architecture, San Diego, CA, Organized by Alan Rosenblum, 2009
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2008 Visiting Artist Lecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA 2008
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  Visiting Artist Lecture,  California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA,2008
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  Visiting Artist Lecture, New School of Architecture, San Diego, CA, Organized by Alan Rosenblum, 2008
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  Visiting Artist Lecture, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, Organized by Allison Wiese, 2008
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2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, Mira Costa Community Collage, Cardiff, CA, Organized by Anna O'Cain, 2007
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  Visiting Artist Lecture, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, 2007
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2005  Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, organized by Jean Lowe, 2005
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Related Professional Experience

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2015 Visiting Artist, Drawing I & Drawing II, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA, 1/15 - 2/15
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1/08 – present Adjunct Lecturer, Sculpture, Department of Art, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
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1/11 – present Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing, Department of Art, Mira Costa Community College, San Diego, CA
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1/10 Temporary Lecturer, 2-D Design, Department of Art, California State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
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1/10 – 1/11 Temporary Lecturer, Drawing, Department of Art, Sculpture, University of california San Diego, La Jolla, CA
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Education

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2008 MFA, Department of Visual Arts, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
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1991 BFA, University of Tampa, Tampa, Fl
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