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Education 

Master in Fine Arts
Brooks Institute
Santa Barbara, California
December 2010

Bachelor in Arts
Mayor in Plastic Arts
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
San Juan, Puerto Rico
May of 2007

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2017 Topographical Studies
Vita Art Center
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2015 Parallel Realities (A Collaboration with Janet Neuwalder)
Gallery 102
102 W. Matilija Street Ojai, California 93023

2013 [Re]framing
Artwalk Ventura
Featured Artist Sponsored by Du Puis
Main Street, Ventura CA 93001

2012 Artists & Tools
Tool Room Gallery
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 TRACES
Vita Art Center
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 Trapped Between
Tool Room Gallery
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 [Mis]perceptions
Visions Gallery
2055 East Harbor Boulevard Ventura, California

2005 Instants of Cuba
Francisco Oller Gallery
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2003 Hakikat
Cultural House of Professor Ruth Hernandez Torres
San Juan, Puerto Rico

2002 Hakikat (collaboration with music event)
Art Museum of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Deconstructing Liberty a Destiny Manifested
MUZEO, Museum of Anaheim, 241 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92805

2017 Latin America: Endless Transformation
RedLine, 2350 Arapahoe Street, Denver, Co 80205

2016 Straddling The Boundaries
Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA)
970 N. Broadway, Suite 208, Los Angeles, CA 90012

2016 Agricultural Art Show
Santa Paula Art Museum
117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula CA

2015 Epicenter LAMAG: 100 Miles from the Epicenter
The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

2014 Ventura College Annual Faculty Exhibition
Gallery 2

2014 Ventura College Art Auction Fund Raiser
New Media Gallery

2013 Dialogue
ADC Gallery at Bergamot Station
525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2, Santa Monica, CA 90404

2013 De Colores
Santa Paula Art Museum
117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula CA

2013 Question in the Line
Museum of Latin American Art – The Collaborative
421 W. Broadway Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802

2013 Day of the Dead
Museum of Ventura County
100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001

2013 Memory
2013 International Photo Festival / SKP
The culture center of Korea in Beijing, China

2013 Be a Saint Juried Auction
Sylvia White Gallery
1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2013 Art Peace
Vita Art Center
432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 Diálogo – Muestra Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Centro Estatal de las Artes Ensenada
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

2012 The International Photo Festival
Yan-Bian University Gallery
Yian-Ji, China

2012 VIII Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Puerto Rico
Museo De Las Americas
San Juan, Puerto Rico

2012 Unusual Objects
Tool Room Gallery
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 Recent works by represented artists
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2012 The Framing Vision
Allied Arts in Cambria
1350 Main Street, Cambria, CA 93428

2012 In Observation
Gallery 27
27 E. Cota Street Santa Barbara, California

2012 Anonimous
Vita Art Center
432 Ventura Ave. Ventura, California

2011 Boundaries: Selections from the MOLAA Permanent Collection
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue Long Beach, California

2011 HELP EARTH International Photo Festival
Gallery Iang
Seoul, Korea

2011 Juried Show
Sylvia White Gallery
1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2011 One Night Stand
Gallery 27
Santa Barbara, CA

2011 Be a Saint Juried Auction
Sylvia White Gallery
1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2011 EN ROJO “In Red”
Tool Room Gallery
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2011 Anonymous
Vita Art Center
432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2011 Group Show
643 Project Space
643 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, CA

2011 After-8
Valade Gallery
Adrian College, Michigan

2011 Photography is…
Bell Arts Factory
432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 Colectiva de Navidad
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2010 Anonymous
Vita Art Center
432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 Be a Saint Juried Auction
Sylvia White Gallery
1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2010 Construction & Reconstruction
Gallery 27
27 E. Cota Street Santa Barbara, California

2010 Prospectus Juried Show
Buenaventura Gallery
700 E. Santa Clara Street Ventura, California

2009 Pensamientos Circulares
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2008 Mini series
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2007 Showcase in Red
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2007 3 Visions
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art
1035 Ave. Jesús T. Piñero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2007 Graduation Expo
Francisco Oller Gallery
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico4

 

 

Awards (Selection)

2016 Curators Lab Award Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA) 970 N. Broadway, Suite 208, Los Angeles, CA 90012

2009 IPA – International Photography Awards Five Honorable Mentions

2009 PIEA Honorable Mention, Single Image

2008 Guru Award Photoshop World Expo, Finalist – Artistic category

 

Permanent Collections 

Museum of Latin American Art
Long Beach, California

Natural Resource Department
San Juan, Puerto Rico

His work is also part of private collections

 

Art Fairs 

2012 Photo LA
Santa Monica Civic Center
1855 Main St. Santa Monica, CA

 

Publications & Reviews 

David Cotner, Altered Images: Ricardo Rodriguez Steps out of the Frame, KCET Art Bound, March 24, 2016

Claudia Pardo, Parallel Realities at Galerie 102 (Art Show review), VC Reporter, January 22, 2015.

Myrna Cambianca and Letitia Grimes, Fine arts photographer Ricardo Rodríguez at Ojai Photo Club, The Fillmore Gazette and Ventura County Star, June 2015.

Memory, International Photo Festival, The Society of Korean Photography, Lee, Young Hwan, p28 – 29, 2013

Nicole D’Amore, Photos Taken without a Camera, Ventura County Star, Friday February 3, 2012, p8B

Art Scene, Donna Granata & Ricardo Rodríguez, Ventura Breeze, June 27th – July 10th 2012, p19

2012 Accompanying; into the memory, International Photo Festival, The Society of Korean Photography, Lee, Young Hwan, p18 – 19, 2012

HELP EARTH, International Photo Festival, The Society of Korean Photography, Lee, Young Hwan, p1.1.4 – 1.1.5, 2011

Muñoz, Dielka. “Fotografía: 3 visiones.” Artes Magazine, July/October 2007, p.126-127

Franco Steeves, Rafael. “En Pos de una Nueva Estética”, El Nuevo Día Newspaper, September 5, 2007, p.84- 85

Caribbean Business Newspaper, “Eye To Eye”, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p.72

El Status, Independent Platform for Contemporary Puerto Rican Art

 

Teaching and Curatorial Experience 

Flintridge Preparatory School, Photography, Digital Video, and AP Studio Art teacher 2011 – Present

Glendale Community College, Photography Instructor, 2015 – Present

Ventura College, Photography Instructor, film and digital photography, 2011 – 2014

Brooks Institute, MFA Program, Guest Speaker 2014

Tool Room Gallery, Curator, Ventura, CA, 2010 – January 2014

Bell Arts Factory, Board Member, Ventura, CA, 2011 – January 2014

Ojai Photo Club, Time, Guest Speaker, June 2015

Ojai Photo Club, Photography Today, Guest Speaker, June 2013

Photo LA, Panel discussion speaker, Exploring a Visual Vocabulary, Santa Monica January 2012

Museum of Latin American Art, Interloges, Featured Artist Lecture, 2011

Brooks Institute, MFA Program, Substitute Teacher 2011

Ventura College, Guest Speaker March, 2011

Oxnard College, Guest Speaker March, 2011

Vita Art Center, Teen Art Photography Class, 2011 – 2012 5

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Star Education, Photography Teacher, Oxnard School District, 2008 – 2011

Brooks Institute, Teacher Assistant, 2010

Visions Gallery, Gallery Assistant, 2008 – 2010

 

*Curatorial portfolio is available upon request 

 

References 

Available upon request