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2021     MFA University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2009     BFA cum laude, Media Studies Major, Fine Arts Minor, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

2020         Arrowmont Fellowship, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2019         Small Grants Program, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2021         Legend Systems: an escape to a hidden land, Fort Worth Community Arts Center,      Fort Worth, Texas

Exhibitions Record


$5 Video Show, LHUCA, First in Show, Lubbock, TX

May Group Art Show, Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Bound and Unbound VI, University of South Dakota Library, National Juried Exhibition, Vermillion, SD

Shades of Green, Coppell Art Center, Coppell, Texas

Parallel Dimensions, Collage Artists of America, Online National Juried Shows, SFVACC – San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Encino, CA


CASPFEST National Juried Exhibition, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX

Sebastopol Center for the Arts Digital Juried Exhibition, Sebastopol, CA

Lone Star Nature Competition, Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Woman Made Gallery, Home, A Virtual Exhibition, Chicago, IL

CAA Graduate Student Video Screening, ARTspace & Media Lounge, New York, NY


National Juried Painting Exhibition, Southern Mississippi University, Hattiesburg, MS

CAC Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Mary Tomas Gallery, Dallas, TX

Learning the Land Walking Tour, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Art 214 Juried Exhibition, Bath House, Dallas, TX

CAA Graduate Student Video Screening, ARTspace & Media Lounge, New York, NY


John Weinkein Juried Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX


East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library-North Village, Austin, TX

Group Shows


Remote Connections International Exhibition, Fosdick Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred NY

Change of Address: New SOAD Faculty, Cohen Gallery, Alfred University


Territorial, New Works by Maria V., Victoria Gonzales, and Erika Jaeggli, UNT Union Gallery, Denton, TX

Remote Sensing curated by Chris Evans, Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, TX

Temporary Collective, in collaboration with Leslie Mauldin, Dallas, TX

Draft Motors curated by Matthew Bourbon, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX


Community Arts Project, Austin Public Library-St. Johns, Austin, TX

Artist Talks, Publications & Press


University Art Association of Canada Conference, Ibero-American Art, Identity, and Resistance, Presentation and Discussion.

Photo Essay in collaboration with Rachel Weaver.

Maria Villanueva & Rachel Weaver

2020         Hidden Gems Interview, Voyage Dallas

Meet Maria V

2020         Home, A Virtual Exhibition Panel Artist Talk, Woman Made Gallery