Sebastian Vallejo


Sebastian Vallejo, 1982, San Juan, PR. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

2009    MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2007    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2004    BFA, The University of Puerto Rico.

Solo exhibitions

2016    "In Search of Asphodels", Cuevas Tilleard, New York, NY
2016    "Paramnesia", Museo del Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, San Juan, PR
2014    “Taquicardia”, Recinto Cerra, San Juan, PR
2013    “Salvoconducto”, ÁREA: Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, PR
2012    “Salvoconducto”, The Active Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012    “Mark Making: Sketches from Bushwick”,Trailer Park Projects,San Juan, PR
2011    "Methodic Chaos", METRO: Plataforma Organizada, San Juan, PR
2010    "Lüx", Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007    "Made in Chicago", ÁREA: Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, PR

Selected Gruop exhibitions

2017    "Spring Temper", Godel & Co., New York, NY
2016    "Material", National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, Chicago, IL
2015    "Hot Town", Cuevas Tilleard Projects, New York, NY
2015    "Estado: Experiencia Fragmentada", Museo de Arte de Caguas, Caguas, PR
2015    "Reactivator", The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY                                                          
2015    "Muestra Nacional de las Artes Plásticas", Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 
               San Juan, PR
2015    "Group Exhibition", Zawahra Alejandro at Con Artist Collective, Lower East Side, NY
2014    “By the Pleasure of Doing”, Espacio 20/20, Santurce, PR
2014    “Super Macho”, The Active Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013    “November Group Show”, The Diplomat, Brooklyn, NY
2013    “Colectivo 2.1”, 2BLEÓ Space, San Juan, PR
2012    “Friends with Benefits”, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
2012    “Concrete Illusions: Public and Private Spaces in Puerto Rico”
               Clemente Soto Velez, New York, NY
2012    “Making their Mark: Sebastian Vallejo & Molly Herman” Amy Simon Fine Art,
               Westport, CT   
2012    “The Salon Exhibition”, The Active Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012    “Break/Step”, Radiator Galllery, Queens, NY
2011    “Chikitolina 3”, La15 Contemporary Art Space, Santurce, PR
2011    “Nuestro Negocio es la Cooperación: Boricuas Bestiales/Exist”
               Museo La Ene, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011     “A Person of Color/ a mostly orange exhibition” curated by Jose Lerma
               The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2010     “Diaspora, Diversity, and Dialogue”, Brooklyn College Student Center, Brooklyn, NY
2010     “Vamos”, UBS, Stamford, CT
2010     “Religare: Artists explore the concept of Religion” Antena Proyect Space, Chicago, IL
2010     “New York-San José”, Galería Bickar, San José, Costa Rica.
2009     “Painterly Ports”, Abryant Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009     “Panamérica”, Sullivan Galleries, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2009     “Group Painting Show”, Ebersb9 Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008     “Papel/Ciudad: escenas citadinas, relatos verídicos y fantásticos”
                Museo de Arte de Caguas, PR
2008     “Una MIXTA” Luis Roca y Sebastián Vallejo, ÁREA: Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, PR
2008     “Home: An Exploration of One’s Ideal Personal Space”, Betty Rymer Gallery,
                Chicago, IL
2007     “Terruño y Paraíso Perdido”, Museo de Las Américas, San Juan, PR

Art Fairs

2016     VOLTA NY, Cuevas Tilleard (solo project), New York, NY
2014     ArteBa, Trailer Park Projects, Buenos Aires, Argentina                                                    2011     MDW Art Fair,Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010     Pulse, Galería Bickar (solo project), Miami, FL
2010     The Affordable Art Fair, Galería Bickar, New York, NY
2010     NEXT, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009     Art Chicago, Third Arm, a SUG's curated SAIC booth, Chicago, IL
2009     NEXT, La Industria Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006     CIRCA, ÁREA: Lugar de Proyectos, Puerto Rico Convention Center

Awards

2009     Union League Civic and Art Foundation, Chicago, IL
2008     The Art Institute of Chicago Community Associates Scholarship