enrique castrejon
Since 2008
Works in Los Angeles

Enrique Castrejon
Born: 1972; Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico. Lives and works in Los Angeles,CA.
Email: enriquecastrejon@gmail.com

M.F.A.2006Studio ArtCalifornia Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
B.F.A.2003 SculptureArt Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
B.A.1998Chicano/a Studies California State University, Northridge, CA

Exhibitions: (*solo shows marked by asterisk)
Cannibalism In The New World, MexiCali Biennale, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
OUT of RUBBLE, String Room Gallery, Wells College, Aurora, NY, and Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA
Question the Line, The Collaborative, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Axiom of Solitude, Bermudez Projects, Los Angeles, CA*
Sur:Biennial, Cerritos College, Los Angeles, CA
Artist Print Projects, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA

OUT of RUBBLE, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA; Bowling Green State University Galleries, OH; The Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, PA
Great Refusal, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
SPACELAND, Bermudez Projects, Los Angeles, CA
WAIFS & STRAYS, Bermudez Projects, Los Angeles, CA*
MOCA Fresh, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
FRESH stART, Los Angeles, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Happening, LACE Annual Art Auction, Los Angeles, CA.

Gallery TEN Years & Counting, http://10yearsandcounting.com/
Word the Word, ARTLA, Santa Monica, CA
Pacific Standard Time / Chicano AIR TALK, KPCC Pasadena, CA
Goldilocks, Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
SOS, D-Block / Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA
LACE Limited Edition Portfolio, Art Platform, Los Angeles, CA

Commonwealth, POST, Los Angeles, CA
Measured & Fragmented, Design Within Reach, Los Angeles, CA*
Launch, Los Angeles, CA
Room Mobile, See Line Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

BookMeat, Side Street Projects, Pasadena, CA
Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Concrete Drawing: Extending the Line, Fine Art Gallery, Cal State University, Los Angeles, CA
MOCA Fresh 09, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
I’ll Be Your Mirror, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Infrastructure, Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamanga, CA
Pulse Miami Art Fair, Bank Gallery, Miami, Fl
Intersections, Outpost Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Carnage, Project Room, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Your Documents Please! Zaim, Yokohama, Japan
Good Doll Bad Doll, Armory Center, Pasadena, CA
System Theory, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Slab Projects, Glendale, CA
Preview Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
Pulse London Art Fair, London, England
Latitudes, LA Art Core, Los Angeles, CA
Link, collaboration with Cindy Santos Bravo, Ed Gomez’s Traveling Gallery of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ
Draw a Line, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA
Supersonic, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery / Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Collisions & Pile-Ups, Cal Arts MFA Graduate Exhibition, Armory, Pasadena, CA
Two Weeks Notice, Hanger 1018 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Blam! Little Tokyo, Private Residence, Los Angeles, CA
Genderocity, 4F Gallery, Chinatown Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

*Constellations, Millicent Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Rules Made Broken, Millicent Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Permanent Impermanence, Westling Design, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Big Draw LA Foundation http://bigdrawla.org/awards.php
2006 Cal Arts Fine Art Scholarship / Dean Art Reserve Grant
2005 Lulu May & Richard Von Hagen Award
2003 World Studio Foundation Award / Kraus Family Foundation Award
2001 Knapp Foundation Fine Art Award
1996 Rudy Acuna Scholarship Award


Out Post Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA
CAL Arts Alumni Association, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA


Printing Residency, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles CA 04/2013


Panelist, Chicano AIR TALK & Pacific Standard Time, AIR TALK with Larry Mantle 2011, KPCC, Pasadena, CA http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2011/10/20/21084/airtalks-chicano-arttalk-pacific-standard-time-exh

Artist Presentation, Measured and Fragmented by Enrique Castrejon, 2010 http://julian-bermudez.com/videos/

Facilitator, Measured & Fragmented Big Draw, Design Within Reach 2010, Los Angeles, CA http://bigdrawla.org/awards.php

Teaching Artist: Los Angeles County High School of the Arts Outreach Visual Arts Summer Workshop, Fairgrove Academy, La Puente, CA http://artshighfoundation.org/programs/

Presenter and Visiting Artist: Infrastructure, 2008 Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Presenter: Latitudes, 2008, LA Art Core (The Brewery), Los Angeles, CA

Researcher: STAR (Sexual Training and Research), 2000, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

Presenter: Latino and Gay – Y Que! Models of Pride, Los Angeles Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Youth Conference, 1998, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Panel: Health Issues of Homeless Youth, National Gay & Lesbian Health Conference, 1994, New York, NY


Baron, Jennifer. Pop Filter Hot Pick: Out Of Rubble premieres at Downtown's SPACE, Pop City, November 30, 2011 http://www.popcitymedia.com/features/outofrubble113011.aspx

Bauknecht, Sara. Miller troupe to celebrate resilience of human spirit: Dance preview, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 7, 2011. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11341/1194989-325.stm#ixzz1frc3sD20

Byrnes, Susan. Northridge Group Holds ‘Kiss-In’ to Fight Homophobia. Los Angeles Times, October 13, 1993. http://articles.latimes.com/1993-10-13/local/me-45206_1

Castrejon, Enrique. Have You Been Tested For HIV? El Popo Newspaper. Fall 1996, Chicana & Chicano Studies Department / MEChA / Califronia State University, Northridge, No. 1, pp.3-4.

Chavez, Luis A. Playful Art (Enrique Castrejon). Tentaciones Magazine. June 2001, Vol. 5, No. 18, pp.12

Dybul, Mark and et tal. Evaluation of Lymph Node Virus Burden in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients Efravirenz-Baed Protease Inhibitor-Sparing Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 181, pg. 1273-9, 2000.

Farber, Tim. One Exhibit is Cyborg Friendly and the Other is A Real Snore. Daily Breeze, 2008. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/ONE+EXHIBIT+IS+CYBORG+FRIENDLY+THE+OTHER+IS+A+REAL+SNORE-a0174225632

Johnson, Clifford V. 'Monsters, Etc. ' (Enrique Castrejon) Asymptotia, Oct. 13, 2008

Killian, Jennifer. Infrastructure Blends Politics, Feminism & Culture. The Breeze. Nov. 3, 2008, Vol. 19, Issue 5.

Kinghorn, George. New American Paintings 81, April/May 2008. pg. 3.

Mansfield, Katherine and Duquesne Duke, In the Middle of it All, January 12, 2012

McGinness, Christopher L. Out of Rubble: An art exhibit asks what about what comes after war? Pittsburgh City Paper January 11, 2012. http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/pittsburgh/out-of-rubble/Content?oid=1478266

Newhouse, Kristina. Artist Project: Linear Dissection Series. X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Winter 2008, Vol. 11, No 2, pp. 55-59. http://www.x-traonline.org/artproj.php

Reno, Noelle. Healing the Mind. Corsair, Santa Monica College Weekly, Nov. 7, 2001.

Reyatt, Tajinder. Governor’s Wife Gets Cold Greeting in Visit to CSUN. Daily Sundial. Sept. 20, 1995, Vol. 42, Issue 15. http://articles.latimes.com/1995-09-20/local/me-48068_1_high-school-math

Shaw, Kurt. Images tell stories of ‘consequences of war,’ Pittsburgh Tribune Review, January 15, 2012.

Stollenwerk, Roman. Curator’s Notes: Enrique Castrejon. Infrastructure: Exhibition Catalog, Wignall Museum, 2008

Slavick, Susanne. Out of Rubble, Charta Books, 2011.

Thomas, Mary. Art weighs U.S. role in 2 wars, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, January 25, 2012.

Thomas, Mary. Artful Bounty: Revealing and relevant exhibitions, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 28, 2011.

Thompkins, Pilar. Enrique Castrejon: Measuring and Mapping Chaos. Latitudes: Exhibition Catalog, LA ArtCore, 2007