Morgan Cristine Flores

b. Los Angeles

Lives/Works in California

Education:

 

2022  MFA, Art Studio, University of California, Davis 

2019  MA, Studio Art, Maharishi International University, Fairfield, IA

2018  BA, Art & Self-Development, Maharishi International University,

Fairfield, IA

2006  BA, Women & Gender Studies, University of California, Davis

2011  Permaculture Design Certificate, Fairfield, IA

2011  Maharishi International University (Sustainable Living & Ecology Courses)

 

Awards & Fellowships:

 

2022  Keister & Allen Art Purchase Prize, University of California, Davis

2022  Mary Lou Osborn Award, University of California, Davis

2022  Graduate Student Research Position, The California Studio, University

California, Davis (Spring 2022)

2021-22  Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship Fellowship, University of

California, Davis

2021-22  Freemon Gadberry Award, University of California, Davis

2021  Fay Nelson Award, University of California, Davis

2020-21  Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship Fellowship, University of

California, Davis 


Exhibitions:

 

2022-23 Chancellor’s Residence, Davis, CA

2022  Arts & Humanities 2022 Graduate Exhibition, Manetti Shrem Museum of 

Art, Davis, CA

2021  Free Fall, Brittany Vallejo, Vallejo, CA

2020  Systems Approach, Young Space, Online Exhibition

2020 Congruence 2020, I Like Your Work Podcast, Online Exhibition

2019  Two-Person Exhibition, MA 2019, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA (with sculptor

Molly A. Duff)

2014  Solo Exhibition, ArtsGoggle, Amphibian Theater, Fort Worth, TX

2006  Art Show, Turtle House, Davis, CA (Organizer)

2005  Untitled Group Show, Delta of Venus, Davis, CA (Co-Organizer)

 

Screenings:

 

2021  American Classic, UC Davis Film Festival, Online Film Festival

2018  hollywood (Untitled Road Trip Documentary), Work-in-Progress Screening,

   Austin Film Society, Austin, TX

2013  Untitled Road Trip Documentary trailer, Cinetopia Film Fest, Ann Arbor, MI 

2013  Untitled Road Trip Documentary trailer, Toronto International Film Festival

Next Wave, Toronto, ON

2006  Trashed Fashion, Davis Feminist Film Festival, Davis, CA

 

Professional Experience:

 

Teaching Experience

2022  Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Davis (Beginning Painting,

Summer Session I 2022)

2022  Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Intermediate Drawing,

Spring 2022)

2022  Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Studio Art Practice,

Winter 2022)

2021  Associate Instructor, University of California, Davis ([co-instructor of

record] Beginning Painting, Fall 2021)

2021  Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Beginning Drawing,

Spring 2021)

2021  Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Beginning Painting,

Winter 2021)   

2021  Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Beginning Drawing, 

Fall 2021)

Educational & Instructional Experience

2018-19  Video Editor & Course Developer, Online & Continuing Education,

Maharishi International University, Fairfield, IA

2003-06  Production Assistant & Specialist, Davis Media Access, Davis, CA

2003-06  Student Videographer, IET Mediaworks, University of California, Davis

 

Creative Work Experience

2012- Director/Writer/Producer, Untitled Roadtrip Documentary, Glovebox

Garden, LLC, Austin, TX 

2012-19  Freelance Videographer & Camera Operator, Self-Employed

2007-11  Coordinator, Produce Department, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San

Francisco, CA

2012-13  Production Assistant, AV Squad, Hollywood, CA  


Commissions:

2022  Organizational Art Commission, Health, Collaboration, Creativity & Dark

Matter, Innovation Institute for Food & Health, 48” x 60”, natural oil on

canvas, painted live, Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA

2013  Private Commission, Solano Hills & Texas Hay Bales, 2 paintings each 48”

x 48”, acrylic on canvas, Meuer Marie Collection, Visalia, CA


Bibliography:

2022  Manetti Shrem Museum, “UC Davis Humanities Grad Show Shines Light 

on Art, Music, Political Science, and More,” Hyperallergic, June 3, 2022, 

https://hyperallergic.com/736601/uc-davis-humanities-graduate-show-202

2-shines-light-art-music-political-science-more/

2022  Topophilia, UC Davis Art Studio MFA Exhibition Catalog 2022