EDUCATION

2017                    BFA: Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD)

                            Fine Arts Major: concentration in Print, Paper, and Book

                            with a minor in Art History, Creative Writing, and Teaching Artist

FELLOWSHIPS / RESIDENCIES /AWARDS

2018                   (Upcoming: April) Artist Residency, Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN

2018                   (Upcoming: July - August) Frontier Fellowship, Epicenter, Green River, UT

2018                   Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, Johnson, VT

2017 - 2018        Emerging Printmakers Residency, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

2017                    Artist Residency, Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL

2017                    Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Award, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Artist Residency, 3x5: The Soap Factory's Emerging Artist Residency Program, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Kinji Akagawa Merit Scholarship Award, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Class of 1978 Merit Scholarship Award, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Christian Hans Nielsen Material Scholarship Award, Minneapolis, MN

selected EXHIBITIONS

2018                     (Upcoming: Janurary) YM #24, Yeah Maybe Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2018                     (Upcoming: March) Entre Rios y Montañas (solo), Annex Gallery, Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL

2018                     (Upcoming: May) Le Pedimos A Dios (solo), Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

2017                     Culture as Weapon curated by John Schuerman, Gallery 369, Minneapolis, MN

2017                     Festival de las Calaveras curated by Ana Laura JuarezIntermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2017                     Todo Lo Que Dejaron: (solo), Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2017                     Latino, Art Migration, Concordia Gallery, St. Paul, MN

2017                     UNLEARN: Artwork by Candice Davis, Nancy Hicks, and Jonathan Herrera, Why World Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2017                     Friend of a Friend curated by Robert Jackson Harrington, Pump Project Gallery, Austin, TX

2017                     A Pressing Matter, Concourse Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2017                    TRUMP: BACKWARD-FORWARD, Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    Four Years LaterSOFA Expo, Navy PierChicago, IL

2016                    Barnes & Thornburg + MCAD IX, Barnes & Thornburg Law Offices, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Three by Five Residency Program exhibition, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    ACADEMIC CENSURE (co-curator), Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    Minnesota Mean: The Students Take Measure, Main Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    Ink, Press, Release, Library Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2015                    American Art: It's Complicated, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN

2015                    Festival de las Calaveras, Electric Machete Studios, St. Paul, MN

2015                    Eulogy (solo), Eat My Words Bookstore, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Class-in-Residency Exhibition, Jaques GalleryThe Bell Museum of Natural History, St. Paul, MN

2015                    Recovery Artwork, Re-Cycle, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

2015                    backbone } 1492 (curator)Boneshaker Books, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Go Ask Alice, Mudd Gallery, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

2014                    Deep Fried Frienz (curator), The Box Lifestyle Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013                    AGULOO Collection (curator), Howard Street Art Gallery, Evanston, IL

2012                    Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s Hispanic Heritage Exhibition, James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, IL

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2017                    Mobile Drawing Unit community project, Northern Spark, St. Paul, MN

2016                    Studio Assistant to Dave Muller, Now Where Were We?, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

2016                    Studio Assistant to Ed Charbonneau and Jeremy Szopinski, US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Internship, Studio Assistant, Bridget O'Mally, Cave Paper, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Studio Assistant to Labor CampTHEM: The %1, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Studio Assistant to Labor CampMalignum Aditum Puncti, Alma Lights, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Assistant Muralist to Melodee Strong, Play on Penn fesitival, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Internship, Studio Assistant, Carolina BorjaConstructing on Deconstructing project, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    Internship, Studio Assistant, Melodee Strong, Northside FLOW Mural Project, Minneapolis, MN

2014                    Mural painter and co-designer, The Box Lifestyle Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014                    Mural painter and assistant, Cross Cuts Mural project, Chicago, IL

2014                    Mural painter and assistant designer, Openlands Nature Preserve, Highland Park IL

2013                    Internship, North Branch Projects,  Chicago, IL

2013                    Internship, Art @ Work, Marwen, Chicago, IL

TEACHING 

2017 - present    Teaching Artist in Textile Department at Juxtaposition Arts, NE Minneapolis, MN

2017                    Teaching Artist, A Declaration / A Banner, Marwen, Chicago IL

2017                    Teaching Artist, Picturesque Painting, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

2017                    Teaching Artist Assistant, Picture The Sound: Street Art, Marwen, Chicago, IL

2017                    Evening Studio Manager, Pre-College Summer Session, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist, Simpson's Housing Project, Simpson's Housing Services, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist, TAC Lab, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist, Actor + Artist: CTC Performance & Visual Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist, Camp Capri, The Capri Theatre, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist, The Drawing Project, FLOW Northside Arts Crawl, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Assistant, Art in the Park, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Assistant, GenArts workshop, Little Earth of United Tribes, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Assistant, Summer Graff Camp, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Assistant, Intermedia Arts center, Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Residency, Kulture Klub (YouthLink), Minneapolis, MN

2016                    Teaching Artist Residency, Franklin Middle School, Minneapolis, MN

EXTRACURRICULAR

2016 - present     Board Member, Vice Chair, Art Shanty Projects, Minneapolis, MN

2014 - 2017          Co-founder & Representative, The People's Library, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2015 -2017           Representative, Latinxs Unidxs, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016 - 2017          Fine Arts Representative, Student Union, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2015 - 2016          Liberal Arts Representative, Student Union, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2014 - 2015          Treasurer, Black Artist Student Union, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

PRESS / PUBLICATIONS

2017                    10 Artists on Rescinding DACA, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2017                    Day of the Dead: Exhibition sheds light on rituals that honor ancestors, MinnPost, MN

2016                    Artist in Resident Jonathan Herrera, Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL

2016                    Meet Print Paper Book Major Jonathan HerreraMinneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    BFA Student Profile: Jonathan Herrera, Features, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    The People's Library, MCAD news, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2016                    Lizzo sets off a 'Big GRRRL' revolution, StarTribune, Minneapolis, MN

2015                    FLOW North Side Art Craw Mural, NE Minneapolis, MN

2015                    backbone} 1492 reception video, Minneapolis, MN

COLLECTION

2015                    The Collaborative Cabinet: A Postcard Exchange with Mark Dion and MCAD Students, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN


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