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Education

2012

MFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2007

BA, Painting, Universidad de Puerto Rico

2003

BS, Industrial Chemistry, Universidad de Puerto Rico


Solo Exhibitions

2014

Walter Otero Contemporary Art, San Juan, PR

2012

Guided by Invoices Gallery, New York, NY


Group Exhibitions

2017

Dennis Hollingsworth, Gary Stephan, Rafael Vega, curated by Peter Hionas, HIONAS Gallery, New York, NY

2015

CUT N’ MIX, curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

Re/Post, curated by Ian Cofré, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY

Linear Abstraction, co-curated by Alexandra Sachs and Aaron Levy Garvey, Gutstein

Gallery-SCAD, Savannah, Georgia

2014

ART LIMA- Feria Internacional de Arte, Walter Otero Contemporary Art, Lima, Perú

2013

PINTA-NY, Walter Otero Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Chaco13: Contemporary Art Fair, Walter Otero Contemporary Art, Chile

Signature Works, Guided by Invoices, NY

2012

De/Re/Un-, No Nation Gallery, Chicago, IL

MFA Thesis Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

Clothe Line, LAWN Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011

Experience is Never Unattached, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL.

2010

CIRCA 10 International Art Fair, Centro de Convenciones de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR.

2009

Muestra Nacional de Arte, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR.

 


Bibliography and Publications

2016

Hearn, Matthew. Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting. Phaidon Press Limited,London

2015

Jiménez Martinez, Ingrid María: ArtNexus Reviews: Rafael Vega No.96

2013

Wells, Georgina: Modern Painters Reviews in Brief February 2013

2012

Schwabsky, Barry: Arte al Dia Rafael Vega: Beyond Literalism No. 141

http://www.artealdia.com/International/Contents/Artists/Rafael_Vega_Beyond_Literalism

Smith, Roberta: The New York Times Chelsea Art Galleries Struggle to Restore and Reopen November 4, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/arts/design/chelsea-art-galleries-struggle-to-restoreand-reopen.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

New American Paintings, No. 99, MFA Annual

2011

Ostoff, Nicholas: F Newsmagazine Artists 1, Curators 0 September 2011

Public Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, Michigan