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ZULLY MEJIA

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Art, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Honors College, Expected May 2020

Education Abroad, Italy, Fall 2018

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, Visual Arts and Photography, 2015

Exhibitions              

2019 “Women & Politics,” East Las Vegas Library, solo exhibition, upcoming November 21-February 9

2019 “Tasteful Nudes,” UNLV Student Union Gallery, upcoming August 3-October 26

2019        “Un Orgasmo d'Arte,” UNLV Grant Hall Gallery, solo exhibition

2018        “Caeruleum,” UNLV Grant Hall Gallery, solo exhibition

2018        “Sueños de Papel,” Nair y Nap, ArteriaBCN, Barcelona, Spain

2018        “Art Extraordinaire,” Group Exhibition, The Art of Women Foundation

2018        “Through Her Eyes,” Group Exhibition, PublicUs                                        

2018        “Unapologetic,” Solo Exhibition, 12 Inches of Sin, Sin City Gallery   

2018        “Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition,” UNLV TAM Alumni Center                               

2017        “Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition,” UNLV Donna Beam Gallery                              

2015        First Friday, collaborative mural painting (6 x 8 ft.)

2015        “Still Feeling Lost,” Lowden and Bryan Lewis Gallery

2014        “Dream,” Life is Beautiful Festival             

2014        Portraiture of first African American lawyers, Las Vegas Mob Museum

Bibliography

“Ones to Watch,” Desert Companion Magazine. September 2019

Publication Collections

“Brine Shrimp,” Compass of the Ephemeral: Aerial Photography of Black Rock

City through the Lens of Will Roger, 2019.

“Plates,” Compass of the Ephemeral: Aerial Photography of Black Rock City

through the Lens of Will Roger, 2019.

Public Collection

UNLV Student Union, Las Vegas, NV

Honors and Awards

2019 Guest Speaker, Research Skills Academy, UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research

2019 First Place, Spring Undergraduate Research Conference in the category of 

Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, and Urban Affairs Presentations and Exhibits

2019        Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Semifinalist, National Portrait Gallery,

Washington D.C.

2015-19  Cynthia Bunker & Joy McClenahan Memorial Scholarship, portfolio,

academic, and volunteer-based four year scholarship

2018        Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, U.S. Department of State’s

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

2018        UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research Summer Undergraduate Research

Funding (OUR SURF)

2018        Marjorie Francis Laird Scholar, Art Department Scholarship

2018        Outstanding BA Student with emphasis in Painting/Drawing/Printmaking

UNLV Department of Art

2015-16  Tyed Art Young Artists Scholarship, The Public Education Foundation

2015-16  Wells Fargo Global Entrepreneurship Scholarship, Lee Business School

2015 Las Vegas Showgirl Art Competition, Third place winner

Additional Experience

2019 Susanna Newbury, Ph.D., Research Assistant. Manage critical projects related to art history,

including researching sources relevant to book publication, article manuscripts, and lecture

events. Maintain correspondence with galleries and artists. Manage systems and database.

Draft invoices.

2018        Federico Paris, Intern, Italy. Assist and collaborate with artist in studio practice, including the

creation of sculptures

2017-18  Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Collections and Exhibitions Assistant. Host museum events

and lecture series, produce materials for art promotion, assist with gallery installations,

tours, condition reporting and photographing of artwork, and community outreach projects

2017        Akhob by James Turrell, Intern. Present information about the artist and installation,

distribute safety waivers and collected contact information, guide visitors through installation,

and assist with events