Curriculum Vitae

JOERAEL NUMINA 

Born 1980, San Angelo, Texas

Lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico

​SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

Solo

2018        A Clip of Petals, Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2017        I Am the Highway, Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016        Gate Flood Keeper, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico     

Group

2022        Bomb The Canvas, Graffiti Art Show, curated by Joseph Sullivan, Albuquerque, NM       

2020        A Stay-at-Home Mural Festival for our Planet, Global Online Network, curated by Sea Walls

2019        Meeting of Styles, Mural Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand

2018        Bridging Boundaries, Mural, Corcoran School of Design, Washington, DC

2017        CRUSH Walls, Mural Festival, Denver, CO

                ENSO, Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

                Extraction Zones Exhibition and Symposium, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

                Render Bender, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2016        Tributaries, UNM Land Arts of the American West, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

                New Imagists of the Southwest, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2015  .     Paint PHX, Mural Festival, Phoenix, AZ

2014        Jack, The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012        Salad Days, The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

COLLECTIONS

 

2021        Santa Fe Institute - Santa Fe, NM

2018        Santa Fe Regional Airport - Santa Fe, NM

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2020 - present    Founder and Muralist of Mobilize Walls, A network of global artists to out scale the “Trump” wall

2015 - present    Artist Member of SFI’s Broken Symmetry Society, Santa Fe, NM 

 

RELATED EMPLOYMENT​

 

2022               Muralist, Painting, Central Studios , Bomb The Canvas, Albuquerque, NM

2022               Muralist, Painting, Tricia Fix Studio, Tricia Fix, Los Angeles, CA

2022               Muralist, Painting, Santa Fe NFT, Jeff Keenan, Santa Fe, NM

2022               Muralist, Painting, Sol Wellness / Sol Sunday, Julie Grace, Santa Fe, NM

2022               Muralist, Painting, Santa Fe Brewing Company, Green Jeans Farmery, Albuquerque, NM

2022               Guest Artist, Tattooing, Hair Pollution, Phoenix, AZ

2021               Muralist, Painting, PSS Design Cult - John Legend’s Home, Los Angeles, CA

                       Muralist, Painting, Sky Railway, Santa Fe, NM

                       Muralist, Painting, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2020               Muralist, Painting, Tin Can Alley - Santa Fe Brewing Company, Albuquerque, NM

                       Guest Artist, Tattooing, Hair Pollution, Phoenix, AZ

2019               Muralist, Painting, MASS Design Group, Santa Fe, NM

                       Muralist, Painting, LIFEWTR Canvas for Change, Houston, Texas

                       Muralist, Painting, Deviance Skate Supply, Wichita Falls TX

                       Muralist, Painting, Bradbury Science Museum & Los Alamos Labs, Los Alamos, NM

2018               Muralist, Painting, LUX Capital, Manhattan, NY

2017               Muralist, Painting, One Down Dog yoga studios, Los Angeles, CA

                       Illustrator, Drawing and Design, March for Science poster, Santa Fe, NM

                       Muralist and Lead Designer, Painting and Graphic Design, Lightwave Coffee,

                       Los Angeles, CA

2016               Muralist, Painting, Make Santa Fe, Meow Wolf Complex, Santa Fe, NM

2011-2016      Art Director, Fabrication, Design and Branding, Elabrew Coffee shops,

                       Los Angeles, CA

2014               Muralist, Painting, Blue Collar Working Dog, Los Angeles, CA

                       Muralist, Painting, Lululemon - window display, Glendale, CA

2013-2019      Muralist, Painting, One Down Dog yoga studios, Los Angeles, CA

2013               Muralist, Painting, Volley Shoes - Conveyor at Fred Segal, Santa Monica, CA

        .              Muralist, Painting, Tara Napolis Power Yoga studio, Pasadena, CA

2012               Muralist, Painting, Intelligentsia Coffee, Pasadena, CA

                       Muralist, Painting, Core Club LA yoga studio, Los Angeles, CA

RESIDENCIES

 

2018          Artist-In-Residence, GWU Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington, DC

2017          Artist-In-Residence, Mercer University, Macon, GA

2016          Artist-In-Residence, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2016          Artist-In-Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2015          Artist-In-Residence, The Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2022          Hawaii Tattoo License

2021          Fulcrum Fund Covid Relief Grant

2020          Santa Fe Commission of the Arts & CARES Act Grant

 

PUBLIC ARTIST LECTURES AND ADDRESSES

 

2021          Guest Artist Expert, Mural Lecture and Art Mentor, New Mexico School for Art, Santa Fe, NM

2018          Lecturer, Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM

                  Lecturer, GWU Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington, DC 

                  Lecturer, LUX Capital, New York, NY

                  Guest Artist Expert, Mural Lecture and Art Mentor, New Mexico School for Art, Santa Fe, NM

                  Guest Artist Expert, Mural Lecture and Art Mentor, Georgia O'keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

2017          Guest Artist Expert, Mural Lecture, Art Mentor and Youth Mural Workshop, New Mexico School for the Deaf, Santa Fe, NM

                  Guest Artist Expert, Mural Lecture, Art Mentor and Youth Mural Workshop, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

                  Lecturer, One Down Dog, Los Angeles, CA

                  Lecturer, Mercer University, Macon, GA

                  Lecturer, CRUSH Walls Mural Festival, Denver, CO

                  Lecturer, Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe, NM

2016          Resident Speaker, SFAI 140, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

                  Lecturer, New Mexico School for the Arts Day, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

                  Lecturer, Make Space Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 

                  Keynote Speaker, Annual Science Board Symposium and Meeting, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM

CLIENT LIST

Blue Collar Working Dog

Bradbury Science Museum

Deviance Skate Supply

Elabrew Coffee

George RR Martin

George Washington University, The Corcoran

Hair Pollution Salon

LIFEWTR

Lightwave Coffee Roasters

Lululemon

LUX Capital

MASS Design Group

Mercer University

New Mexico School for the Arts

One Down Dog Yoga Studio

PSS Design Cult

Santa Fe Brewing Company

Santa Fe Institute

Sky Railway, Santa Fe Southern Railroad

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2020          Martinez M, Rozanna. “Nothing else like it’: Santa Fe Brewing opens taproom at 

                  Tin Can Alley”   Albuquerque Journal. June 2020

                  Levin, Jennifer. “The walls surround us: Muralist Joerael’s art justice” Pasatiempo. March 2020

                  Tucker, Lindsay. “​​This Yoga Studio Artwork is Quietly Taking the Trump

                  Administration to Task” Yoga Journal. January 2020

2019          De Vore, Alex. “Against the Wall” Santa Fe Reporter. January 2019

2017          Levin, Jennifer. “Beyond the Wall: Street Art Comes Inside”

                  The Santa Fe New Mexican. Pasetiempo. November 2017

                  Propp, Wren. “The Zen of Graffiti at the CCA” Albuquerque Journal North. March 2017

2016          Jadrnak, Jackie. “Murals Liven up Santa Fe's Lena Street” Albuquerque Journal North. October 2016

                  Jadrnak, Jackie. “Visual artist Joerael Elliott works to foster a creative culture” 

                  Albuquerque Journal. April 2016

2006          Booth-Clibborn, Edward and Ellin, Nan. “Phoenix: 21st Century City” Booth-Clibborn Editions.

                  November 2006

 

Web

2022          Hall, Mary Helene. “Revisiting the Mercer Village Mural, its removal and its legacy” 

                  The Mercer Cluster. May  2022

                  Trimble, Lynn. “Ten Mural Artists Making their Mark in the Southwest” Southwest Contemporary.

                  January 2022

                  Staff, KRQE. “Sky Railway to expand in the new year” KRQE Nexstar Media Inc. January 2022

2021          Leh-Tove, Devorah. “Fantasy-filled New Mexican Train…” Travel + Leisure. December 2021

                  Scalf, Thomas. “Dragon’ train makes debut in New Mexico” Trains. December 2021

                  Golightly, Chase. “Sky Railway will roar back to life this December” KOB-TV LLC, 

                  A Hubbard Broadcasting Company. November 2021

                  Staff, KRQE. “Santa Fe Southern Railroad turned holiday experience” KRQE 

                  Nexstar Media Inc. November 2021

2019          Biron, Carey L. “FEATURE-D.C. app spotlights American landmarks with a native twist” Reuters. October 2019

                  Télématin. “US news - Joerael Numina, mural artist” france.tv. October 2019

                  Coleman, Aseeli. “The Ground Floor of the Corcoran Gets a Historically

                  Significant Addition” GW The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design: Flagg Building. September 2019

                  Arnold, Jess “You can now tour DC's Native American history with an app” WUSA9 

                  Washington, DC news. August 2019

                  Averbuch, Megan. “Joerael Numina x Mobilize Walls” Belles and Rebelles blog. July 2019

                  Jackson, Curtis. “New Downtown mural nearly complete” Texoma’s local news. July 2019

2018          Dynes, Margot “New mural honors local Native American group in the Flagg Building” 

                  The GW Hatchet. November 2018

                  Staff, Mural Fest. “Joerael Numina” Mural Fest 2018. September 2018

                  Staff, Voyage Houston. “Art & Life with Joerael Elliott” Voyage Houston. August 2018

                  Staff, Mutual Art. “Joerael Elliott Artist Overview” Mutual Art. May 2018

                  Staff, Voyage Phoenix. “Meet Joerael Elliott” Voyage Phoenix. May 2018

2017          Hamlin, Clarissa. “Colin Kaepernick Inspires One Muralist To Push Back Against Trump” 

                  News One. December 2017

                  Munoz, Jennifer. “Mercer Village Mural tells story about Civil Rights

                  Throughout History” WGXA News. December 2017

                  Peel, Sophie. “Art that Moves: Joerael Elliott” Medium. Soundcloud Interview. November 2017               

                  Staff, Brooklyn Street Art. "BSA Film Friday" Brooklyn Street Art. April 2017

2016          Wolfe, Josh. “Visualizing Complexity Science: An Interview With Visual Artist Joerael Elliott” 

                  Forbes. June 2016             

2015          Staff, Brooklyn Street Art. “PAINT PHX 2015” Brooklyn Street Art. BSA Film Friday. May 2015

2014          Staff, Brooklyn Street Art. “BSA SPECIAL FEATURE: WALL PAINTING, YOGA, LOVE AND VALENTINES” 

                  Brooklyn Street Art. BSA Film Friday. February 2014

                  Staff, Brooklyn Street Art. “JOEREAL TAKES PAINTING TO THE ROOF TOP AND BEYOND (VIDEO)”

                  Brooklyn Street Art. February 2014

2012          Lawton, Claire. “10 Favorite Street Art Sightings In Phoenix” Phoenix New Times. February 2012

EDUCATION

 

2018         Tattoo Apprenticeship, Dawn’s Custom Tattoo, Santa Fe, NM

2017         Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, Prajna Yoga, Santa Fe, NM

2012         Yoga Teacher Training, Black Dog Yoga, Sherman Oaks, CA

2002         Industrial Design Technology, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania