Curriculum Vitae

Dominique currently shows at

Artist’s Gallery Sunriver

http://artistsgallerysunriver.com/artists.html

Education

  • Pepperdine University, BA in Studio Art, Malibu, CA 2005-2009
  • Claremont Graduate University, MFA, Studio Art, Claremont, CA 2011-2013
  • Otis College of Art and Design, Continuing Education Program, Graphic Design, 2015

Grants/Awards

  • Blaisdell Society, Claremont Graduate University Student Fellowship Recipient 2013
  • Fellowship Award, Claremont Graduate University 2012
  • 1st Place, Painting/Drawing, Aquarium of the Pacific Urban Ocean Festival 2012
  • Mentor Award Recipient, McLane High School, Art Venture Academy, Fresno, CA 2010
  • Service and Social Action Grant, Pepperdine University; volunteer in Mumbai, India 2009
  • Special Achievement Award in Art, Scholarship, Pepperdine University, Malibu 2005-09
  • Service and Social Action Grant, Pepperdine University for Costa Rica 2008
  • Best of Show and Grand Prize, Pepperdine Business Council Art Show, Malibu, CA 2006
  • Superior Art Student Award, Scholarship Recipient, Clovis Art Guild, CA 2005
  • Award for Excellence in the Arts, Bank of America 2005
  • Congressional Recognition, Congressional Art Competition, Washington, D.C. 2005
  • Best of Show, Clovis Unified School District Art Exhibition, Clovis, CA 2005

 

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2017

  • Immortal Diamond, Pave Fine Jewelry, Bend, OR
  • In T(O)Tality Br(O), Wildroots Coffeehouse, Bend, OR
  • The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior, Location 1980, Costa Mesa, CA

2015

  • “Trop Pop!” Solo Show, Art at the Lost Bean, August-December, Tustin, Ca

2014

  • “Kingdom” Solo Art Show at Apothecary, Pomona, CA, May-June, 2014
  • “Spirit of Wavestorm” Religions in Conversation Conf. Claremont Graduate University
  • “Living Room Affair” Exhibition, Live Art, Ebanos Crossing, Jan. 29, Los Angeles, CA

 

2013

  • “Island Fever” Dominique Ovalle & Jackie Bell Johnson, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA
  • “Water + Riot + Territory” MFA Thesis Exhibition, Claremont Graduate University

2011

  • “Liber Veritatis” Solo Show, June 15th, University Presbyterian, Fresno, CA
  • “Liber Veritatis” Solo Show, May 1-June 3, Bobby Salazar’s, Tower District, Fresno, CA

2010

  • “I Want To Believe” Dominique Ovalle & Frank Tabarez, Nihon Gallery, Fresno, CA

2009

  • “The India Show” Art Show and Artist Lecture, Dec. 4th-Jan. 15th, Teazer, Fresno, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 

  • Water in Motion, Deschutes Public Library June 30-October 10th 2017, Bend, OR
  • Faculties, Orange Lutheran High School, Nechita Gallery, Jan-May 2017, Orange, CA

2016

  • Of Mind and Material: Toward a New Landscape, Great Park Gallery, 10/1-8/31 Irvine, CA
  • Art Faculty Invitational, Oct-Dec Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
  • Portrait Show, Aug-Sept, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Art of Love and Beauty Show, Location 1980, Costa Mesa, CA

2015

  • The Art of Love and Beauty Show, Location 1980, Costa Mesa, CA
  • 100’s Show, Location 1980, Costa Mesa, CA

2014     

  • RAW Artists Show at the Yost Theatre, Santa Ana
  • Kaleidoscope Art, Debut Exhibition, Culver City, CA
  • “Footsteps To Freedom,” Miami Art Basel, iPads for Soldiers, Miami, CA
  • “Out of Place” Jan. 11, 2014, Historic Villa Riviera Ballroom, Long Beach, CA. An LGT Production

2013     

  • “Parallel” July 26, 2013, The Stetson House, Los Angeles, CA
  • Trilateral 2013” MFA Candidate Show, April13-27, The dA Center for the Arts, Pomona
  • “10+1 Artists” LELA International Galleria, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Island Motifs” Dominique Ovalle, Dan Taulapapa McMullen, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona
  • Claremont City Hall Spring Exhibition, Claremont, CA
  • Performance with Takeshi Kanemura, Kresge Chapel, Claremont School of Theology

2012     

  • “Christmas Eclectic” Curated by Dominique Ovalle. Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA
  • “Hundreds Under a 100” Invitational. Permadirty Project Space, Claremont, CA
  • “Inside/Outdoor” Ontario Emporia, Art Walk, Ontario, CA
  • While You Were Out” Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
  • “Woman to Woman” Mosaic Gallery, Exhibitor and Lead Curator, Pomona, CA
  • “Trilateral Exchange” The Da Center for the Arts MFA Show, Pomona, CA
  • “The Gaypril Show” Queer Resource Center, Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA
  • “Urban Ocean” Aquarium of the Pacific Urban Ocean Festival, Long Beach, CA
  • Art for the Public” Claremont City Hall, Claremont MFA Exhibition, Claremont, CA
  • “The Home Warming Group Show” Curated by Mihyang Kim, Los Angeles, CA

2011    

  • “27+3” First-Year MFA Exhibition, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2010     

  • Trashique: Couture Creations”The Runway Show, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
  • September at Broadway Studios” Art Hop, Broadway Studios, Fresno, CA
  • “The Homeless Project: Whispers From The Streets” Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
  • “The Birthday Show” Art Hop, Studio Itz, Fresno, CA

2009    

  • “Glow-In-The-Dark” The Daydream Republic, Culver City, CA
  • “The Rabbit Hole” The Daydream Republic, Culver City, CA
  • “Odd.Eye.See” Senior Showcase, Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu, CA
  •  “ArtRUSH: Assemblage Show” ArtRUSH Visual Arts Club, Country Mart, Malibu, CA
  • “Project Ethos Show: Art/Fashion” The Vanguard, Hollywood, CA

2008   

  • “The PreSERVE Show”Art RUSH Arts Club, Malibu, CA.Curated, coordinator
  • “Hope in the City” Mosaic Art Gallery Fundraiser, Grand Hope Park, Los Angeles, CA
  • “From The Ground Up” Ghana Rural Library Project Art Show, Santa Monica, CA
  • “The HAWC Show” Howard A. White Center, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, Curated by Joseph Piasentin

2007     

  • “Undiscovered,” ArtRUSH Visual Arts Club, Malibu, CA, Curator, Coordinator
  • “Amazing Thailand” The Marriott Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Curated by Khun Thanakorn; Invitational

2006    

  • “The Expressionist Magazine Exhibition” Pepperdine University’s Literary/Arts Journal, Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu, CA

2005    

  • Old West and Rodeo Art Show, Clovis Art Guild, Veterans Memorial Building, Clovis,        CA, Juried Exhibition
  • Clovis Unified Art Exhibit” April, Clovis Unified School District Board Room, Clovis, CA

2004    

  • “Fresno County Fair, Art Exhibition” Fresno Fairgrounds, Fresno, CA
  • “Clovis Unified Art Exhibit “ Clovis Unified School District Board Room, Clovis, CA
  • “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Exhibition, 2004” Exhibition and Award   Recipient Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fresno, CA

2003    

  • “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Exhibition, 2003”Exhibition and Award Recipient Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fresno, CA

 

Bibliography

 

2013    The Dish, “Believing in the Beautiful” 3/24/13 http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/03/24/believing-in-the-beautiful/ 

2013    The Other Journal, “I love you: An Interview with Dominique Ovalle” 3/20/13 http://theotherjournal.com/2013/03/20/i-love-you-an-interview-with-dominique-ovalle/

2013    The STEAM Journal; Luminare, Cover Artist. Issue 1; Volume 1 (January 13, 2013)

2012    Claremont Journal of Religion, Cover Artist. http://claremontjournal.com/ (January 2012)

2009    T. Sheehan, “Disputed Tower Mural Gets Reprieve” The Fresno Bee (Oct. 23, 2009)

2009    ABC Action News, “Mural Controversy in Fresno’s Tower District” (Oct. 23rd, 2009) http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/video?id=7080363

2009    ABC Action News, “Controversial Mural Still Standing in the Tower District” (Oct.   24th, 2009) http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/video?id=7081551

2009    Fresno Beehive.com, by Mike Oz, “Does This Mural Offend You?” (Oct. 24th, 2009) http://fresnobeehive.com/2009/10/mural_showdown.html

2009    ABC Action News, “Church Argues to Keep Tower Mural” (Oct. 25th, 2009) http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/video?id=7082365

2008    Malibu Surfside News, by Vanessa Harris, “Pepperdine Student Group to Hold ‘Underground’ Art Show” (April 10, 2008)

2008    The Graphic, Blake Franks, “Student Art Rocks Off Campus” (Nov. 13, 2008

 

Art Curatorial Experience

 

2016

Primary Roots: Orange Lutheran High School Alumni Show, Alexandra Nechita Gallery

2015

Horror Vacui and the Twilight Series, August-October, Nechita Art Gallery, Orange, CA

Ephemera: Skateboards and Photographs, October-Feb. Nechita Gallery, Orange, CA

Sugar High: Student Exhibition: Gallery 500, Orange Lutheran High School

2013

Paula Pradit and Janelle Borsberry, May 14-June 9, 2013, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA

George Pullido and Clayton Ehman, April 8-May 12, 2013, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA

Island Fever” Dominique Ovalle & Jackie Bell Johnson, 2/8-3/2, 2013, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA

“Island Motifs” Dominique Ovalle, Dan Taulapapa McMullen, Mosaic Gallery, Pomona, CA

Water + Riot + Territory” MFA Thesis Exhibition, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2012 

“Woman to Woman” Mosaic Gallery, Exhibitor and Lead Curator, Pomona, CA

2011

“Liber Veritatis” Solo Show, June 15th, University Presbyterian, Fresno, CA

“Liber Veritatis” Solo Show, May 1-June 3, Bobby Salazar’s, Tower District, Fresno, CA

2010 

“I Want To Believe” Dominique Ovalle & Frank Tabarez, May 6-22, Nihon Gallery, Fresno, CA

2009

“The India Show” Art Show and Artist Lecture, Dec. 4th-Jan. 15th, Teazer, Fresno, CA

2008

“The PreSERVE Show” Art RUSH Arts Club, Malibu, CA. Coordinator

2007

“Undiscovered,” ArtRUSH Visual Arts Club, Malibu, CA, Curator, Coordinator

 

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