AWARDS

EXHIBITIONS
Solo exhibitions in light blue 

Third Place
Arte de America Hispana - Washington, DC
April 2007

Best Local Artist
The Washington Blade's annual Best of Gay DC issue
October 2003

Winner of Our Voices, Our Images competition
Sponsored by the Inter American Development Bank and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
August 2003

Winner of Adams Morgan Arts Festival T-Shirt Competition
Adams Morgan Arts Fair and Community Festival
August 2001

Best Local Artist
The Washington Blade's annual Best of Gay DC issue
October 2001

2000 Medal of Honor in Fine Arts
Republic of El Salvador through the Salvadorean Ministry of Foreign Affairs
October 2000

Winner of International Painting Competition Salvadoreno, trabajador de corazon
Sponsored by the government of El Salvador
December 2000

Award of Excellence
Sponsored by the Asian Pacific Art Institute of America
July 1999
Identidades Entrelazadas
- Oct 10-30, 2012
   Yokohama, Japan
- June 29 - July 29
   Shihsanhang Museum of Archeology
   New Taipei, Taiwan
- May 9 - 19, 2012
   ICIA House
   Mumbai, India

- April 12 - May 1, 2012
   Instituto Cervantes

   New Delhi, India
- September 2011
   CEPAL/United Nations

   Santiago, Chile
- June 2011
   Brasilia, Brazil

- Abril 2011
   Museo Casa Grau

   Bogota, Colombia
- February 2011
   Universidad del Rosario

   Bogota, Colombia
- October 21 - November 20, 2010
   Biblioteca Nacional

   Caracas, Venezuela
- July 4-28, 2010
   Casa Latinoamericana

   Caracas, Venezuela
- May 6 - June 30, 2010
   Salon Camilo Minero

   San Salvador, El Salvador
- September 14-22, 2009
   Gasteig Cultural Center

   Munich, Germany
- May 6-22, 2009
   Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut

   Berlin, Germany

Arte en America
December 17, 2010 - March 20, 2011
Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda
Santiago, Chile

Visions of Dignity
September 15 - October 15, 2010
Biggs Museum of American Art
Dover, DE

Fusion
September 15 - November 15, 2009
Biggs Museum of American Art
Dover, DE

Lejos de Casa / Far From Home
June 9 - July 11, 2008
Inter-American Development Bank
Washington, DC

Visualizing El Barrio
August 6 - September 13, 2007
The Union Gallery, University of Maryland
College Park, MD

D.C. Playblocks
Summer 2007
City wide public art exhibition sponsored by the GCH Endowment to Promote Quality Early Childhood Education
Washington, DC

Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras 
November 30, 2006 - January 21, 2007
Art Museum of the Americas,
Organization of American States
Washington, DC

Rompiendo Fronteras
July 2 - August 8, 2006
Museo David J. Guzman
San Salvador, El Salvador

Pop Impressionism, an exhibition of works by Nicolas F. Shi
May 4-28, 2006
The Graham Collection
Washington, DC

Lo Nuestro

December 6, 2004 - January 30, 2005
Sponsored by the International Art Gallery
Bethesda, MD

Pandamania
Summer 2004
City wide public art exhibition sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Washington, DC


Woven Identities / Identidades Entrelazadas
November 13 - December 29, 2003
Consulate General of El Salvador
New York, NY

Our Voices, Our Images
August 18 - October 17, 2003
Inter-American Development Bank
Cultural Center Art Gallery
Washington, DC

Multiple Dimensions
January 17 - March 1, 2003
The Latin American Folk Institute GALERIA
Mount Rainier, MD

New Trends
December 5, 2002 - January 4, 2003
Miami Arts Center
Miami, FL

International Small Works Competition/Exhibition
December 4, 2002 - January 25, 2003
International Visions - The Gallery
Washington, DC

Adams Morgan Arts Festival
September 6-26, 2002
Meridian International Center
Washington, DC


Party Animals
Summer 2002
City wide public art exhibition sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Washington, DC

Latin Americans in DC
First Annual Juried Show
April 5 - May 17, 2002
Espacio Cultural Salvadoreno
Washington, DC

Asian Allure
March 18 - May 10, 2002
The Gallery, Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Tres Dimensiones/Three Dimensions
April 6 - May 25, 2001
Espacio Cultural Salvadoreno
Washington, DC

Third Inaugural Exhibition
January 19 - March 17, 2001
Millennium Arts Center
Washington, DC

Millennium Icons
December 2000 - May 2001
Mimi's American Bistro
Washington, DC

Salvadoreno Trabajador de Corazon
International Painting Competition - First Place

December 5, 2000 - January 9, 2001
National Exhibition Hall
San Salvador, El Salvador

Art-O-Matic 2000
September 29 - October 28, 2000
Old Hechinger Building
Washington, DC


International Expressions
May 1 - June 2, 2000
Watermark Gallery
Baltimore, MD

East & West
August 6 - September 10, 1999
Rivaga Art Gallery
Washington, DC

First Asian American Artists Group Juried Show
Award of Excellence

July 24 - August 21, 1999
Oella Mill Gallery
Ellicott City, MD

Art-O-Matic at the Manhattan Laundry
May 21 - June 19, 1999
Manhattan Laundry Building
Washington, DC