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  Maria Regina Ruiz

           Houston, Texas, USA

         

Maria Regina Ruiz

Hoja menil

oil on canvas

20 x 20 inches ( 50 x 50 cm)

Suculenta

oil on canvas

18 x 24 inches (46 x 61 cm)

   
   
   

Education:

2016 Permanent Teaching Certification - Florida

1999-2005 University of Texas at Austin: Ph.D. in Contemporary Latin American Novel.

1997-1999 University of Houston: MA in Latin American Literature.

1994-1997 University of Houston: BA in Spanish with a Minor in French. Cum Laude Honors.

1992-1993 American University in El Salvador-Junior College.

1989-1992 Saint Agnes Academy, Houston: High School Degree.

 

Awards and Grants:

June 2021 Honorable Mention. Art Show International. Color Competition.

August 2020 A Celebration of Art 2020, Marin Society of Artists, Art Center, San Rafael, California.

July, 2020 Special Recognition Primary Colors Art Competition/ Exhibition

Online

Gallery Light, Space and Time.

September 2019 Special Recognition Open Theme Art Competition/ Exhibition Online Gallery Light, Space and Time.

August 2019 Finalist - I Love Summer Competition, Camelback Online Art Gallery.

Fall 2015 First Place; The Elements: Air, Fire, Earth and Water Art Competition, Gallery 3: Bishop Arts, Dallas, Texas

Summer 2014 Special Recognition; Botanicals Art Exhibition, Online Gallery Light, Space and Time.

1999-2005 Teaching Assistantship; University of Texas at Austin.

1998-1999 Teaching Assistantship; University of Houston.

1997-1998 Research Assistantship with “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage”. Arte Público Press. University of Houston.

 

Teaching Experience:

Fall 2019- present The Kinkaid School, Houston, Texas.

Fall 2016-Spring 2019 Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Fall 2012-Spring 2016 Spanish teacher. Southwest Christian School, Fort Worth, Texas

Fall 2010-Spring 2012 Spanish teacher. Trinity Valley School, Fort Worth, Texas

Fall 2009-Spring 2010 Spanish teacher. Harmony School of Excellence, Houston Texas

Summer 2009-Fall 2009 Spanish Coordinator. Bilingual Education Institute, Houston, Texas.

Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Assistant Professor of Spanish. University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana.

Fall 2006-Spring 2008 Adjunct Instructor. First- and Second-year Spanish and World Cultures. University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana. Summer 2006 Spanish Instructor. Evansville ARC, Evansville, Indiana.

Spring 2006 English Tutor. Elementary level. Texas Intensive English Program, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

2005-2006 Adjunct Instructor. First year Spanish. Saint Edward’s University. Austin, Texas.

1999-2005 Assistant Instructor of Spanish. First- and Second-year. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.

1998-1999 Teaching Assistant of Spanish. First- and Second-year. University of Houston, Houston, Texas.

Summer 1996 Project Assistant. “I Have a Dream Foundation” Houston, Texas.

1994-1995 English Instructor. Saint Thomas University, Houston, Texas.

1993-1994 English Instructor. William Shakespeare Institute, Lima, Perú. English Instructor. “English You Need” Institute, Lima, Perú.

1992-1993 English Instructor. Smith Miller Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador.

 

Publications:

October 2022 “Art from Leonardo da Vinci to today” PAKS Gallery, Munich, Germany May - June 2022 Lirio morado.

Anima Mundi 2022 - Consciousness exhibition. Itsliquidgroup, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, Venice, Italy.

Spring 2022 Featured Artist Itsliquid Group. Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design.

Winter 2021 Hoja Menil. Botanical 2021. Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, California.

Fall 2021 Lechuga. Observica Art Magazine. Issue #13 Prime Edition 2021 Ontario, Canada.

Fall 2021 Tomate . In Color, Cultural Center of Cape Cod. Massachusetts.

Fall 2021 Hoja Menil. 2021 Texas Now Online Showcase, Artspace 111 Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas.

June 2021 Flor en el jardin, Tomate 2. Envision Arts Magazine, Dallas, Texas, Issue 6.

Summer 2021 Flor en el jardin. All Things Called Art. Hilliard Gallery. Kansas City, Missouri.

Fall 2020 90th Annual Juried Open Show. National Art League, Douglaston, NY.

Summer 2020 Cuerda. Push/Pull In Toto Virtual Art Gallery.

Summer 2020 All Botanical Exhibition. CAGO Online Gallery.

Summer 2020 Flor en el jardin. Thought Art Magazine, Dallas, Texas. Issue 2

Fall 2015 Gallery 3 Bishop Art Center, Dallas, Texas. First place competition and month featuring artist.

Fall 2015 Art and Words Collaborative Show. Art on the Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX.

Fall 2014 Art Exhibeo Competition Magazine. Open Theme Online Gallery

Fall 2014 Keller’s got talent Art Show. Keller Town Hall. Keller, TX.

Fall 2014 Art and Words Collaborative Show. Art on the Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX.

Fall 2014 Girasol. Art in the Garden 2014, Botanical Gardens, Fort Worth.

Summer 2014 Special Recognition; Botanicals Art Exhibition, Online Gallery Light, Space and time.

The Permeability of History and Literature Dissertation: in Santa Evita and La Fiesta del Chivo (2005). Doctoral dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http://hdl.handle.net/2152/573

Los modelos de La niña mala de Mario Vargas Llosa. Revista Acta Literaria Universidad de Concepción, Chile, número 36, I Sem. (103-107), 2008. Available electronically from http://www.scielo.cl/pdf/actalit/n36/art08.pdf

Lo hiperreal en la novela La niña mala de Mario Vargas Llosa. Revista Hipertexto 8: 147-152, 2008. Available electronically from http://www.utpa.edu/dept/modlang/hipertexto/docs/Hiper9Ruiz.pdf "Los modelos de la niña mala de Vargas Llosa," Céfiro: The Journal 7.1/7.2. (January 2009)

 

Conferences:

La permeabilidad y lo hiperreal de la ciudad - una lectura de Delirio y Dulce compañía de Laura Restrepo. 29th Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures.

La permeabilidad de la ciudad - una lectura de Delirio y Dulce compañía de Laura Restrepo. 2009 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.

Lo hiperreal en la novela La niña mala de Mario Vargas Llosa. 2008 MMLA Conference.

Los modelos de la niña mala de Mario Vargas Llosa. 2008 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference Teaching Language and Culture through the eradication of stereotypes. IFLTA 2007 Conference (Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association)

La memoria en La Fiesta del Chivo de Mario Vargas Llosa. 27th Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, 2007. La memoria en la Literatura Chicana. Mes de la Hispanidad, University of Evansville, 2006.

Moderator, 12th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso- Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 2002.

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Aproximaciones críticas a su obra y nuevos enfoques científicos. AEEA Más allá de los límites, 2001.

 

Other Academic Merits:

Reviewer for Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos.

 

Membership in Professional Organizations:

AATPS (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese)

Texas Artists Coalition Sigma Delta Phi (Spanish Honors Society)

AEEA (Asociación de Escritoras de España y América)

IFLTA (Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association)

 

 
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