CARLOS CASTREJÓN SOLIS
Born 1971, Veracruz, México


Drawing, painting, sculpting, mixed media and site installation.

Solo Exhibitions

2017    Spring Harvest,  Studio C, El Cajon Ca.

2017    Metaforas del Alma, Pan E Vino. Tijuana Mexico

2014    White Canvases Studio C, San Diego  Ca.

2014    Credo  Studio C Liberty Station Point Loma CA.

2013    Boca Abajo/ Upside Down Studio C, Liberty Station Point Loma CA.

2013    Conciencia, Studio C Liberty Station, Point Loma CA.
2013    Cuarenta y Dos 42  San Diego Art Department, San Diego, CA.
2010    Un-natural Sophie’s Gallery, Liberty Station San Diego CA.
2003    Aire Libre Alpine Gallery, Alpine, CA.
2002    Mixtos Galería Claudia, Old Town San Diego, CA.
2001    Read San Carlos Library, San Diego, CA.
2000    Abstractions of Life, San Carlos Library, San Diego, CA.
1999    Color Conversation, San Carlos Library, San Diego, CA.
1997    Entre Pasos, Silver Creek Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
1996    Raíces, Cuyamaca College Gallery, San Diego, CA
1995    Pasajes, Cuyamaca College Gallery, San Diego, CA.
1995    Paisajes, Silver Creek Gallery, El Cajon, CA
1994    Integrations, Cuyamaca College Gallery, San Diego, CA
1994    Plurales, Silver Creek Gallery, El Cajon CA.

Group Exhibitions

2018    Paisanos Mexico/USA CEART, Rosarito Mexico

2018    Conversations Studio C Gallery, El Cajon Ca.

2018    Paisanos USA, Studio C El Cajon Ca.

2018    Sin Fronteras, Border X, San Diego Ca.

2018    Periodo, Bodegas de Santo Tomas, Ensenada Mexico

2018    Cas-Caras, Studio C El Cajon Ca.

2018    Paisanos en Europa, Consulado de Mexico, Barcelona Espana.

2018    Drawing the Curtain, Lyceum Theater Gallery, San Diego Ca.

2018    Women as Heroes, Imperial Beach Library, Imperial Beach Ca.

2018    Paisanos, Vista Public Library, Vista Ca.

2018    Farm to Frame, Fallbrook Library Fallbrook Ca.

2018    The Image Speaks, Bonita Museum, Bonita Ca.

2018    Enter the Garden, Rancho San Diego Library, Rancho San Diego Ca.

2017    If you Live Here, Grossmont Hyde Art Gallery, El Cajon Ca.

2017    Al Interior, CEART Ensenada Mexico.

2017    Sin Limites, Cooperativa de Artistas Plasticos, Jose Garcia Arroyo Mexicali, Mexico.

2017    Madrecitas, Studio C

2017    Paisanos, Studio C, El Cajon Ca.

2017    Through the Eyes of the Artist, Studio Door Gallery, San Diego Ca.

2016    Paisanos, Valencia Gallery, San Diego, Ca.

2016    Madrecitas, Fallbrook Library Fallbrook Ca.

2016    New Works-New Space, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA.

2016    Paisanos, Consulado de Mexico, Fresno, CA

2016    Paisanos, Consulado de Mexico, Santa Ana, CA.

2016    Indigenas, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego Ca.

2016    Through the Eyes of The Artist, Studio Door Gallery, San Diego, CA.

2016    Paisanos, Consulado de Mexico San Bernandino, CA.

2016    East/West exhibit, Olaf Wieghorst Museum

2016    Paisanos, IMAC Tijuana B.C.

2015    Latin Art Exhibition, Fallbrook Library, Fallbrook Ca.

2015    Invitational, Olaf Wieghorst Museum El Cajon CA.

2015    Within the Shadows Studio C, San Diego CA.

2015    Nude Studio C San Diego, CA

2014    Diversity, Fallbrook CA.
2014    Voces, Bonita Museum, Bonita CA.

2014    San Diego Latin Film Festival SD. CA,

2013    Alive, 50/50 The Group, San Diego CA.

2013    Causes, San Diego Art Department, San Diego CA.
2013    Co~existence, Studio C at Liberty Station, San Diego CA.
2012    Cicatrix, Studio C at Liberty Station, San Diego, CA.
2012    No Apparent Function, San Diego Art Department, San Diego CA.
2012    International Black and White Exhibit, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA         
2012    Latinamerican Art Exhibit, Fallbrook Gallery, Fallbrook, CA.
2012    Des-Hechos Colectiva Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura, Casa de Cultura 
PlayasTijuana B.C. Maxi

2011    Troika, Jett Gallery, San Diego, CA.

2011    Urban Art, Kensington Gallery, San Diego, CA.
2011    Continuos Art Show, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA.
2011    Des-Hechos Colectiva Instituto de Cultura de Baja California Centro Estatal de 
las Artes, Ensenada B.C. México.

2011    Continuos Art Show, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA.
2011    Invitational Art  Exhibit, Sophie’s Gallery El Cajon, CA.
2011    Des-Hechos Colectiva, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2011    First Invitational, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2011    Conversión, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon Ca.
2011    ‘Nseen Site-specific Exhibition, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2011    OUTSIDE-IN, site-specific installation, JETT Gallery, San Diego, CA.
2010    Ruins, 50/50 The Group, Issue#2, Studio C Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2010    Invitational Art Exhibit, Sophie’s Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2010    San Diego Art Fair 2010, SD Space4Art, San Diego, CA.
2010    Suspended, La Mezcla Art Studio, San Diego, CA.
2010    Mitosis, 50/50 The Group, Issue#1, Union Bank, San Diego, CA.
2009    1st. Invitational, St. Claire Gallery, El Cajon CA.
2009    Cuyamaca College Fine Art Exhibition, San Diego, CA.
2009    Inaugural Exhibition, National City Museum, National City CA.
2009    Cuyamaca College Fine Art Exhibition, San Diego, CA.
2008    Group Show, St. Claire Gallery, El Cajon, CA.
2008    Duo Show, Fleetwood, San Diego, CA.
2007    3th Quarter, The Julian Gallery, Julian CA.
2007    Cuyamaca College Fine Art Exhibition, San Diego CA.
2006    International Competition Award Show, San Diego Museum of the Living Artist, San Diego, CA.
2006    Heritage Days, Olaf Wieghorst Museum, El Cajon, CA.
2005    50/50 The Group, Elementals, Silver Creek Gallery El Cajon, CA.
2005    INC Annual Art Exhibit, Anaheim CA.
2005    Inaugural Exhibition, Julian Gallery, Julian, CA.
2004    50/50 The Group, Introduction, Cuyamaca College, San Diego, CA.
2004    INC Annual Art Exhibit, Anaheim, CA.
2002    Art and Poetry, National City, CA.
2001    Art and Poetry,  Spring Valley, CA.
1998    International Friendship Festival, San Diego, CA
1997    International Friendship Festival, San Diego, CA
1996    International Friendship Festival, San Diego, CA

Public Work

2011-2012        Mural Orange Fields, Main St. El Cajon Ca.
2010                  Mural  Bougainvilleas, Main St, El Cajon CA.
2008                  A Better Community Group Mural, El Cajon, CA.
2006                  The International Cow Parade, La Jolla, CA
2004-2006         Utility Boxes Project San Diego Region


Galleries and Representation
 


Olaf Wieghorst Museum
Studio C Gallery


Art Fairs

2014    Harbor Fest
2013    Harbor Fest 
1999    Cinco de Mayo Art Festival
1999    Magnolia Festival
1998    International Friendship Festival
1997    Santa Ysabel Art Festival
1997    International Friendship Festival
1996    Santa Ysabel Art Festival
1996    International Friendship Festival
1995    Magnolia Festival


Publications

Ars Luma Art Magazine February, 2013.

https://issuu.com/arsluma/docs/16_febrero_2013

The Califonian

http://www.eccalifornian.com/search/node/love%2C%20heritage%20and%20artistic%20freedom

 

The Californian

http://www.eccalifornian.com/article/no-longer-%E2%80%98nomad-artist%E2%80%99-carlos-castrejon-opens-studio-c-gallery-el-cajon

 

Co~existence The Nomad Project

http://youtu.be/59nrXPftxt0


 Education

Painting and Figure Drawing    Cuyamaca College
Drawing                                   Cuyamaca College
Sculpture                                 Mehl Lawson Studio

Teaching Experience


FARM Creative Market and Art School Point Loma Ca.

Sophie’s Gallery Painting and Drawing Workshops
Jamul Elementary School
Jamul Junior High Elementary
Figure Drawing Workshop SDAI
Introduction to Painting Studio C Gallery
Painting and Drawing Silver Creek Gallery

Associations

Paisanos Mexico

West Coast Drawing Group

50/50 The Group
T.H.E.M. Art Group

Gallery and Curating Experience


Director and Curator at Studio C Gallery



Art Links
www.castrejonart.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Studio-C/251622021631116?ref=hl
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nomad-Project/129515373866546?ref=hl


 

 

 

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