3442 Birdsall Ave.

Oakland, CA   94619

Phone:  510-534-5575

Cell: 510-604-2780

E-mail: camacho.art@gmail.com

Daniel Camacho

Current and Recent Exhibitions

“Hiding Within the Masks”, exhibition of giant hand-made and painted masks at the Cesar Chavez Library, Oakland, CA    July 2009 - present

“Camino a casa” (Day of the Dead Exhibit), National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL (Large painting hanging in exhibit)                                                     October 2009 – December 2009

“Day of the Dead Exhibit”, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA (5 paintings in group exhibit)                           October 2009 – December 2009

“The Art of Remembrance:  Days of the Dead 2009”, A special exhibition inside the historic Meek Mansion in Hayward, CA.  (several pieces hanging in show plus central altar during community celebration).                                         October 2009 – November 2009

“Las Raices de Mi Corazón” (“Roots of My Heart”) at NoneSuch Space in downtown Oakland, CA.         May 2008 – July 19, 2008

Opening Exhibition, Studio 1 Art Center in Oakland, CA.  (5 pieces hanging in show)                                                          May 2008 - August, 2008

“Looking for Hope”, several venues in Oakland, including:  Cesar Chavez Branch Library, Dimond Branch Library, ACORN Woodland Elementary School and Encompass Academy.                             2006, 2007

Art Residencies

Melrose Leadership Academy, After School Program, Oakland, California (providing arts activities for middle school students)                                                                                       2008 - present

East Bay Agency for Children at Hawthorne Elementary School, After School Program, Oakland, California (providing arts and crafts activities for groups of students                                                2005 - present

ACORN Woodland Elementary School, visiting artist, Oakland, California (working with K - 5 grade students to produce and showcase artwork aligned with the schools "core values”).                                                                                                                    2005 - present

100 Families Oakland:  Art & Social Change, The Unity Council, Oakland, California (to enliven the creative spirit and celebrate the power of familes and neighborhoods in Oakland through the inspiring and transformative process of making art)                                2005

Parent Outreach Project, Alameda Arts In Education, Cesar Chavez Educational Complex, Oakland, California (designed and constructed bridge to represent the link between parents, community and school)                                                                                    2004 -- 2005

Artist in the Schools Program, Richmond Art Center and California Arts Council, Richmond, California.       (Schools:  Grant, Cesar Chavez, Downer, Coronado, Washington)                                                                                                                    1998 to 2005

Watershed Arts and Education Program, Alameda Arts Commission, Alameda County, California. (Schools:  Whittier, Castro Valley Elementary)                                                                              2001 -- 2003

Artist in the Schools Program, Museum of Children's Art (MOChA) and California Arts Council, Oakland, California.  (Schools:  Burkhalter Elementary, Garfield Elementary)                                             1999 to 2002


Murals and Commissions

“Soñando por la ventana” (“Dreaming Thru the Window”), mural commissioned by Oakland Public Library’s Cesar Chavez Branch (12’ x 7’) (Total budget:  approx. $10000)                                                   2009

Indoor murals (2) at ACORN Woodland Elementary School, Oakland, California (4’ x 22’ each mural) (Total budget:  approx. $15000)           2008

Mosaic tile installation on pillars at ACORN Woodland Elementary School, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $15000)               2006

Mosaic tile (solar system theme) on pedestrian plaza, Fruitvale Transit Village Project, City of Oakland's Cultural Arts and Marketing Department, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $75000)                        2004

Mosaic tile and concrete pillar relief, Fruitvale Transit Village Project, City of Oakland's Cultural Arts and Marketing Department, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $75000)                                                    2003

Altar Installation, Dia de los Muertos Festival, Spanish Speaking Unity Council, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $1500 per year)                                                                              2002 - 2008

Design of "Clean Creek Mural" on panels, Oakland Unified School District and the Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District,  Oakland, California                                                                              2002

Mural Project, James Logan High School, Tiburcio Vasquez Community Health Clinic, Union City, California                                     2001   

Mural Project, Tiburcio Vasquez Community Health Clinic, Union City, California.                                                                         2000

Mural, "Anti Tobacco Project", Napa County Tobacco Control Project / Nuestra Esperanza, Napa, California                                      1999

Mural, exterior wall of Communications Workers of America building, Lake Merritt Business Association and City of Oakland, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $8000)                                                      1998

Dimond District Mural Project, Dimond Business Association and the City of Oakland, Oakland, California (Total budget:  approx. $5000) 1997

Ceiling Mural for journalist's at-home studio, Alexander Cockburn, Petrolia, California (Total budget:  approx. $15000)                                          1996

Mural Project, Environmental Awareness Day, Petrolia High School and CEDUAM, a Not-For-Profit organization, Calpulalpan, Tlaxcala, Mexico (Total budget: $0, all materials and labor donated by artist).                        1996


Painting and Sculpture                                                                          National Institute of Fine Arts, "La Esmeralda" (School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking).   Mexico City, Mexico.           1984 - 1986

Visual Arts

College of Fine Arts -- San Carlos, National Autonomous University of Mexico.     Mexico City, Mexico .                                             1982 – 1986