Artist Bio

tina medina

Tina Medina is a visual artist and professor of art at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Texas Tech University and Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of North Texas.

Medina's work has been exhibited nationally in exhibits such as Immigration, Migration, Movement & The Humanities at Arizona State University, as well as Women in the Middle: Borders, Barriers, Intersections at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was selected by the Mexic-Arte Museum to be showcased in the 7th Annual Young Latino Artist’s Exhibition, and was also awarded a solo show at Women and Their Work Gallery, both in Austin, Texas. Medina has curated several exhibits including Ojo and Ojo Dos: Contemporary Latino American Artists of the Metroplex at Richland and Brookhaven Colleges and ELLA: Exhibiting Local Latina Artists at Latino Cultural Center. Medina was also a member of the historical Dallas artist collective 500X Gallery.

Artist Statement

I investigate the precariousness of cultural identity and how we play the roles designated by society and those roles we create for ourselves. Race, gender and power are themes I explore in my art. Art ResumeFile: tina_medina_artresume-1400683775.pdfSize: 711 KBCurriculae VitaeFile: medina_cristina_curriculae_vitae-1400683819.pdfSize: 754 KB