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Benediction for a Wetback, 2009 Glass, Wood, Botanicals 7'x8'x2' © Viva Paredes & Togonon Gallery
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La Llorona, 2009 Glass © Viva Paredes & Togonon Gallery
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Talismu, 2009 Glass, Bone, Fiber © Viva Paredes & Togonon Gallery
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Second Growth, 2009 Glass, Cornsilk, Wood 71"x24"x16" © Viva Paredes & Togonon Gallery
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© Viva Paredes & Togonon Gallery
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My Pocha Tongues Blown Glass
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My Pocha Tongues, 2006 Hand Blown Glass, Medicinal Herbs
Quick Facts
Lives in
San Francisco
Works in
San Francisco
Representing galleries
Tags
sculpture
Statement

Viviana (Viva) Paredes                        

Selected Exhibitions
2009
XIII Encunetro / IX Encuentro Iberonamericano de Mujeres en el Arte
Mexico / Michoacan / España Cruzando Fronteras: Mujeres en el Arte
Cámara de Diputados Mexico City March 2 - 24

Redencíon de Imagen Consulate General of Mexico San Francisco March 5 - April 2 Part of International Women's Month
No Soy de Aquí / No Soy de Allá / Soy Glocal
Tongonon Gallery  San Francisco  June 4 - June 30 
2008

Biennial Chapingo, Mexico
Internacional de Arte Comtemporaneo "Art with Roots in the Earth"   November 7 – 19
Texcoco, Mexico  MUJER, ARTE, JUSTICIA, Y PAZ
Xll Encuentro Internacional / Vll Encuentro Iberoamericano de Mujeres en el Arte
Mexico / Chiapas / España
Palacio de Bellas Artes   Mexico City March 4 – April 3
2007

Art of Recycling
(Artists - in - Residence Program)
Children's Center
San Francisco Main Public Library

The Chicana/o Biennial
MACLA
San Jose
August-September 2007 Monotype Marathon
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
San Jose, California
June
2006

Nuevo Arte: Coleccion Tequila Don Julio
White Box
New York City
January 12 – February 3

Mission Grafica 9 Mujers Print Project
Mission Cultural Center
San Francisco
February 16 – March 30

Nuevo Arte: Colección Tequila Don Julio
New World Musuem
Houston, Texas
March 15 – April 9

Nuevo Arte: Colección Tequila Don Julio
Aldo Castillo Gallery
Chicago
April 26 – May 26

Nuevo Arte: Colección  Tequila Don Julio
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
Los Angeles
June 13 – August 19

Nuevo Arte: Colección  Tequila Don Julio
Tongonon Gallery
San Francisco
Preview of National Tour

Pilchuck on Display!
The Westin Seattle
Seattle, Washington
International Juried Auction

Tactica y Estrategia
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
San Francisco

2005

The Art of Recycling
San Francisco City Hall
South Light Court 2004 - 2005

Artist – In – Residence NorCal
SF Recycling & Disposal, Inc.
San Francisco

Solo Mujeres
Mission Cultural Center
San Francisco

2004

UN World Environment Day Norcal Waste Systems Recycle Central
Pier 96
San Francisco

Iluminaciones: Days of the Dead Indigenous and Colonial Expressions
Oakland Museum of California Oakland, California

ReMix: An Exhibition on Humor and Social Commentary
SomArts Bay Gallery
San Francisco

C.C.A. SEE
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, California

Occupied Space: The Sculpture Show
MACLA Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
San Jose, California

Solo Mujeres, Women and Spirituality
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
San Francisco

2003

25 Years of Heart and Struggle
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
San Francisco

Juried Exhibition
San Francisco Public Glass
Group show
Gallery Opening
San Francisco

Illusion
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
San Francisco

2002
Corazonada 15 Years of Women’s Work
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
San Francisco

Pro Arts Juried Annual
Theresa Harlan, Juror
Oakland, California

2001

Solo Mujeres Needles and Brushes 14th Annual
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Juried Exhibition
San Francisco


Pacific Rim Sculptors Group
2001 Members Exhibition
Juried Exhibition
San Francisco, Ca

Group Show
California College of Arts and Crafts
BFA – Sculpture
Albany, California

1999

Sin Fronteras- QueLACO
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Juried Exhibition
San Francisco, Ca 

The Spirit of the Abstract
Encantada Gallery
Two-Person Show
San Francisco, Ca

California College of Arts and Crafts Ceramic Guild
Toki Gallery


Awards:

Artist in Residency Nor-Cal
November 2004- January 2005
Pilchuck Scholarship Summer Session 2006  Articles / Publications: San Francisco Arts Monthly
Latina Artists Focus of New Exhibit
By Jean Schiffman
February 2003 Volume 14 Number 9

ARTWEEK
Occupied Space: The Sculpture Show at MACLA
By Amber Whiteside
April 2004 Volume 35 Issue 3

San Francisco Chronicle
ART: Garbage In/Art Out: What others throw away becomes a treasure in the hands of recycling artists
By Paul Kilduff, special to the Chronicle
Friday, December 23, 2005

HOY
Nuveo Arte Mexicano : Coleccion Tequila Don Julio
By Monica Bastidas colaboradora diario Hoy
Jan. 26, 2007

Houston Chronicle
A Cultural Experience
By Patricia C. Johnson
March 17 2007