EDUCATION

2019      Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Visual Arts, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

               (with exceptional honors; magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)

 

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

2019      Residency, NTC Foundation Emerging Artist Studio Space, Naval Training Center

               Foundation, Liberty Station, San Diego, CA

 

               Departmental Honors: Exceptional Performance in Visual Arts, University of San Diego, 

               San Diego, CA

2018      Associated Students Research and Materials Grant, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

               Von Ehrenberg Merit Scholarship, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

               Stone Family Materials Scholarship, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

               Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Grant, University of San Diego,

               San Diego, CA

 

               Lang Family Materials Scholarship, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

2017     Lang Family Materials Scholarship, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2020      As an Artist, I Have A Lot of Time on My Hands, recital hall, Villa Musica, San Diego, CA

2019      Light As of Thought, Sacred Heart Gallery, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

2018      Made You Look, Sacred Heart Gallery, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2020      World Series SD, The Lotus Tax Gallery, San Diego, CA (moved online)

2019      28th Annual Juried Exhibition, La Jolla Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

 

               Annual Student Exhibition, Student Life Pavilion, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

               Housing, Casa de La Paz Guest Residence, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

               Senior Visual Arts Majors Show, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

2017      Making Social, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

 

               Traffic, Humanities Center, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

CURATORIAL WORK

 

2019      University of San Diego Casa de La Paz Residence, San Diego, CA.

               Co-curator (with Julia Norman), Housing.

COLLECTIONS

 

University of San Diego Print Collection, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2019      Julia Gonzalez, "A Certain Slant of Light: In Response to Light As of Thought," Light As

               of Thought: Drawings by Nina Montejano, May 21, 2019. 1-6.

               Joe Duffy, “Light As of Thought,” The USD Vista, April 11, 2019. 1, 10.

 

2018      Jenna Murphy, “Nina Montejano Sees Upside Down,” The USD Vista, October 4, 2018. 9.

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