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EDUCATION

2002 M.F.A. Painting and Drawing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

TEACHING

Professor of Fine Art, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, California

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Jun 2018     Shiga Highlands Museum, Nagano, Japan

Jan 2018     Art Produce Gallery, San Diego, CA

Nov 2015    Link Soul Gallery, Oceanside, CA

Dec 2010    Art Produce Gallery, San Diego, CA

Sep 2008    North Park University, Chicago, IL

Oct 2005     MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA

Sep 2005    Yale Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

Feb 2004    Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

May 2003    Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

Apr 2002     Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM

Nov 2001    The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

Feb 1998    North Park University, Chicago, IL      

Oct 1997    Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Jun 2017   Koumi Machi Kougen Museum, Nagano, Japan

Nov 2016 North Park University, Chicago, IL

Oct 2016 Ship in the Woods, Escondido, CA

May 2016 Art Produce, San Diego, CA

Jan 2010   SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM

Sep 2008   North Park University, Chicago, IL

Jun 2007   Koumi Machi Kougen Museum, Nagano, Japan

Feb 2007   Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA

Jan 2007   William Cannon Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 

Oct 2005   Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Jun 2005 The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

Sep 2005   Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

Feb 2005   Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

Oct 2004    Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Oct 2004    The Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY

Aug 2004   Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

Jun 2004    Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Jan 2004   San Francisco International Art Expo, San Francisco, CA

Nov 2003   The Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY

Nov 2003   Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX

Jun 2003   Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

COLLECTIONS

The Albuquerque Musuem of Art, NM

Koumi Machi Kougen Museum of Art, Koumi, Japan

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

State Street Corporation, Boston, MA

ELCA Center, Chicago, IL

Numerous Private Collections

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

2017    "Art Rally : Koumi, Japan",  Koumi Machi Museum of Art (Exhibition Catalog)

2015    "Joined", Link Soul / Hill Street Country Club (Exibition Catalog)

2010   Chute, Jim, The San Diego Union Tribune, December 19

2007   “Currently West”, Koumi Machi Museum of Art (Exhibition Catalog), Koumi, Japan

2006   “See and Sea”, MiraCosta College (Catalog)

2005   “Representing Representation 7”, Arnot Art Museum (Exhibit Catalog), Elmira, NY

2005   Cerizo, Kehau, “Passages”, Coast News, October 7

2005   Manna, Marcia, “Passages”, San Diego Union-Tribune, October 9

2004   Reed, Arden, "Industrial Park", The Magazine, August

2004   Pulka, Wesley, "Suspensions", Albuquerque Journal, February 22

Biography

Dean Ramos grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated in 1996 with a B.A. in Fine Arts from North Park University on the north side of Chicago.

Ramos attended The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, from which he  received his M.F.A in 2002. Over the next several years he was represented by the Richard Levy Gallery in Albuquerque and the Klaudia Marr Gallery in Santa Fe. In 2006 he moved to Oceanside, California, having accepted a full-time position as an art instructor at MiraCosta College. He resides and has a studio in Vista, California. 

Ramos’ sculptures, paintings, and works on paper may be found in the collections of museums including the Koumi Machi Kougen Museum of Art in Koumi, Japan, the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the State Street Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Center in Chicago, Illinois, and numerous private collections