Rafael Corzo                                                                                Born in Mexico City  /  New York City Based————————————————————————————————————————————————        

http://www.rafaelcorzo.com                                                                                         @beautiful_cosmic_soul

 

Education 

2013 - 15     Master of Fine Arts, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Alfred, NY 

2009 - 12     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD

2005 - 08     Prince George’s Community College. Largo, Maryland

 

Awards / Grants / Art Residencies / Fellowships 

2018 -19      Tulsa Artist Fellowship, Tulsa, OK

2017            Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2017            Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists' Residency. Saugatuck, MI

2017            Distinguished Fellow, Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences, GA 

2016            Guttenberg Arts. Guttenberg, NJ 

 

Professional  Work  Experience

2019          "Connecting to your Subconscious through Drawing”  Taught at Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa,OK

2018          Dunes Review Literary Journal Cover, Publication of the Michigan Writers, Traverse City, MI

2018          “Drawing for Dreaming: An Advanced Napping Workshop”  Taught at Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa,OK

2018          “Symposium: Dislocations and Migrations”  Gilcrease Museum,Tulsa,OK

2016          Jonathan Horowtiz Studio. Bronx, NYC

2015          Drawing Instructor of Record, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY

 

Selected  Exhibitions / Permanent Collections

2020.        “Cornucopia” Solo Show, Henry Zarrow Center for Art & Education, Tulsa, OK

2018.        “Artistic Processes: Drawings and More”  Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, AR

2018         “Invisible Borders” CCBC Essex, Baltimore, MD

2017         “Confluence and Bifurcation” NCECA, Portland, OR

2016.         Group Show - "Show Your World” International Art Competition MC Gallery, NYC  

2015          Permanent Collection at The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2015          MFA Thesis Solo Show ‘’ Creative Consciousness - The Art of Allowance ‘’ 

                  Fosdick - Nelson Gallery, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY 

 

Skills 

My artistic knowledge expands to drawing, painting, watercolor, sculpture, installations, metal casting,

neon light, and ceramics. I am an English and Spanish Bilingual, I am totally ambidextrous, I write backwards

with both hands, and I can use my left foot while art creating. Actively seeking understanding of lucid dreaming,

astral projection, remote viewing, meditation, visualization, and the full awakening and potential of the pineal gland

or third eye.In Ceramics Art hand-building techniques are my strength. I have created my own clay- bodies and

I understand glaze formulation, I fire both gas and electric kilns, and I know about the maintenance and safety of

ceramics studios. I know how to use the spray booth, grinder, slab roller, clay mixer, extruder, sandblaster..... 

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