Gabriel Forrester Serpa
Born 1976. Berkeley, CA.
2012 University of North Carolina at Greensboro. MFA Studio Arts
2009 University of New Orleans. 1year of study in MFA program
2002 University of California at Berkeley. BA English
2013 SJSU’s Graduate student project space.
2012 Weatherspoon Museum, North Carolina. MFA Thesis show
Selected Group Exhibits
2011 “This dream is not a map” text painting for Spare Room
2011 Belly Up: A Conversation on Social Practice in the New South with
Adam Moser and Donovan McKnight.
2011 "Life After Death" Collaboration with Spare Room Collective
2010 UNCG, EUC Gallery, North Carolina
2009 St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans
2008 Collaborative show with La Family Dub Collective. Featured works
by Carlos Alvarez Montero, Pedro Jimenez, Giovanna Checchi
2007 “A Harlem Summer” Uptown Townhouse. Harlem, NY.
2007 Gabriel Serpa and Robert Van de Graff. Two person Exhibition.
2007 Salon de Expace. AG Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
2007 Expanding Perspectives: West Harlem. Group Exhibition. Postcrypt Gallery, Columbia University. New York, NY
2006 Haven Arts. Bronx, NY. Americons Project in conjunction with Makor Gallery
2006 ABC No Rio. New York, NY. If They Come for You in the Morning.
2005 Salon Centro Projects. Group Show. Featured works by, Paul Bridenbaugh, Katya G. Browne, Diane Buckler, Jeff Caramagna, Ron Cooper, Laura Corsiglia, Miho Hagino, Perla Krause, Zoe Pettijohn, Chris Schade, Gabriel Serpa. Mexico City
2002 League Gallery. Art Students League of New York
2007 Kalm, James. Video Podcast, Youtube.com.
Open Studios at SVA Summer 2007
2006 Robinson, Walter. Artnet News, www.artnet.com, Magazine,
September 5, 2006
Selected Residences and related experiences
2013 Artist talk for Anthony Ryan’s drawing class. SFSU
2007 Summer residency at the School of Visual Arts.
2006 Harlem Open Studio Tour. New York, NY.
2006 Independent Studio. Oakland, California
2005 Independent Studio. Mexico City
2005 Harlem Open Studio Tour. New York, NY.
2005 Assistant to Painter, Adam Stennett. Brooklyn, NY.
2002 Studied with Larry Poons at Arts Students League of New York
2000 Intern at The Source Magazine
1999 Intern at Oakland’s Urbanview