Curriculum Vitae

VICENTE ADELINO TELLES

 1983        Born Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

               Currently lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

SOLO EXHIBITION(S)

 2010          Vicente Telles: Contemporary and traditional santero works, University of New Mexico Valencia Campus, Los Lunas New Mexico          

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019        Ayer, Hoy, y Manana, The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, Los Lunas New Mexico

Mezcla: Stirring It Up, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego California

2018         Art Without Borders, Sin Fronteras, El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo Colorado

                  Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Sergott Gallery, Rancho Santa Fe California

                  Traditional Spanish Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  GenNext: Future So Bright, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe New Mexico

2017         Traditional Spanish Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  Transnational Struggles: Intersectionalities across borders, San Diego City College, San Diego California

                  Latin American Art Festival, San Diego California

2016         Heard Museum de Las Artes, Heard Museum, Phoenix Arizona

                  Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque New Mexico

                  Latin American Art Festival, San Diego California

                  Sacred Heart Santero Market, Gallup New Mexico

                  Border X Group Show, San Diego California

2015         La Bodega Art Gallery Group Show, San Diego California

                  Chicano Art Gallery Group Show, San Diego California

                  Slices of Wonder, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe New Mexico

2014         New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque New Mexico

2013         En La Cocina With San Pascual, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque New Mexico

                  Voz Alta Gallery Group Show, San Diego California

                  The HeART of Loteria, El Centro Cultural de La Raza, San Diego California

                  Heart of Lucha, El Centro Cultural de La Raza, San Diego California

2012         Thinking New Mexico 1912-2012: A Survey of New Mexican Art Celebrating the Statehood Centennial, New Mexico State University,

                  Las Cruces New Mexico    

                  Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  Santos Contemporaneos: Charlie Carrillo, Vicente Telles, Clay Peres, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  La Fiesta de Colores, Grants New Mexico

2011         Worlds Apart, Axel Contemporary, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  Celebraciones de La Gente, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Arizona

                  This Place Where I Am From: 3 Emerging New Mexico Artists, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque New Mexico

                  Mixing It Up: Building a Chicano/a Identity, in Collaboration with The Hispanic Research Center at Arizona State University, Phoenix Arizona

2010         New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque New Mexico

                  La Fiesta de Colores, Grants New Mexico

                  Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  Celebraciones de La Gente, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Arizona

                  Santeros del Rio Abajo, University of New Mexico Valencia Campus, Los Lunas New Mexico

2009         Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, Albuquerque New Mexico

2008         Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

                  La Fiesta de Colores, Grants New Mexico

                  San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, Albuquerque New Mexico

2007         San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, Albuquerque New Mexico

 

AWARDS

 2018         First Place, Rafael Aragon Award Retablos Painted in the 19th c. New Mexico, Traditional Spanish Market

                   Honorable Mention (Small Retablos), Traditional Spanish Market

                   Second Place (Retablos), Expo New Mexico

2016          Second Place (Retablos), Expo New Mexico

                   Third Place, Sacred Heart Hispanic Market

2014          Honorable Mention(Retablos), New Mexico State Fair

2013          Third Place, Heart of Lucha

                   Third Place, La Fiesta de Colores

2012          Second Place, La Fiesta de Colores

                   Honorable Mention(Retablos), New Mexico State Fair

2011          First Place(Retablos), New Mexico State Fair

                   Honorable Mention, New Mexico State Fair

2010          Best of Show, La Fiesta de Colores

                   People’s Choice, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market

2009          Best of Depiction, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market

                   Second Place(Retablos), New Mexico State Fair

2008          People’s Choice, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market

2007          First Place, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque New Mexico

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe New Mexico

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Holy Family Catholic Church, Albuquerque New Mexico

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas Texas

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Salt Lake City Utah

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY/REVIEWS

 2019          Michael Abatemarco. “Check Them Out: "GenNext: Future So Bright Reboot”, Pasatiempo, January

                   Alisa Valdes. “The Secret Painter”, Weekly Alibi, February

2018          Staff. “GenNext: Future So Bright”, Texas Monthly, April

                   Staff. “An Ode To Culture”, Southwest The Magazine, May

2017          SDCNEWS. “Art exhibition explores race, gender, sexuality and class along transnational borders”, San Diego County News (online), January

                   Adrian Gomez. “Santa Fe’s Traditional Market features more than 250 artists”, Albuquerque Journal, July

2016          Border X. “2nd table art unveiling: VICENTE TELLES” DoSD (online), February

                   Victoria Emily Jones. “Religious art highlights from New Mexico”, Art and Theology (online), October

2015          Jerry Wellman. “Slices of wonder”, Santa Fe Art Studio (online), August

2014          Matthew Gill (Compiler) Oratory: Place of Prayer, Cover and insert art

2013          John Annerino (Compiler), Saints, Santos, Shrines, Gibbs Smith, 2013, p.94

2012          Jerry Wellman. “‘Santos Contemporaneos’: Charlie Carrillo, Vicente Telles, Clay Peres”, Santa Fe.com (online), June

                   Staff. “Santos Contemporaneos: Charlie Carrillo, Vicente Telles, Clay Peres at Axle Contemporary”, Artdaily.org (online), June

2011          Paul Rhetts (Compiler), 25 years: Contemporary Hispanic Market, LPD Press, p. 148-149

                   Pauline Anaya. “La Verdad con Argullo” National Hispanic Preservation League (online), vol. 13, p.5, June

                   Paul Rhetts (Compiler), “Three emerging artists”, Tradicion Revista, vol. 16, p.32-33, July

                   Reyen Ali. “Worlds Apart: Two local staples stand side by side, but grow ever idiosyncratic”, Santa Fe Reporter (online), August

                   LPM Staff. “Mixing it up at TCA”, Latino Perspectives Magazine (online), August

                   ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “San Francisco y Las Americas”, ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (online), September

                   Lynn Trimble. “Arts meets identity”, Stage Mom Musings (online), September

2010          Aurelio Sanchez. “Santeros epitomize the art of devotion”, Albuquerque Journal, Sec. F p.1, March

                   Staff. “10 to watch: contemporary and traditional market”, Pasatiempo, p.21, July

                   Staff. “Santero artist, showing at UNM-VC, seeks to keep saints relevant”, Valencia County News Bulletin, p. 3A, Nov

Staff. “Vicente Telles: Santero” El Semanario de Nuevo Mexico, p.2, December

 

 VISITING ARTIST PANELS/PRESENTATIONS

2019 “NMDOT CN A301900- I-25/Montgomery Interchange Project Aesthetic Treatment” ,selection committee, sponsored by NMDOT Albuquerque New Mexico

2018           “Fireside 2: American Indian Art and Artists – Reconciling Old and New”, panelist, Jan Term Fireside Chat series, sponsored by Ghost Ranch  Abiquiu, NM January 10.

                   “Tradition Of Change”, panelist, sponsored by Spanish Colonial Arts Society, Santa Fe, NM July 25.

2011          “This Place Where I Am From: 3 Emerging New Mexico Artists”, presenter/panelist, sponsored by The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM August 11.

2010          “El arte de Nuevo Mexico: sus voces artisticas”, presenter/panelist, 13th Annual Spanish Graduate Conference Arizona State University, sponsored by Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ March 5.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-2018          Working Classroom, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Guest Instructor/Artist – “Contemporary Retablo Painting and Iconography”                   

Collaborated on course structure, themes, including weekly painting instruction.

2011          National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Guest Instructor – “Introduction to Traditional Retablo Painting”

Developed course introduction and administered painting instruction.