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ABOUT FEDERICO CORREA

BIOGRAPHY

Federico E. Correa is a painter who lives and paints in San Miguel de Allende. Correa’s grandparents were from Zacatecas and Aguascalientes, Mexico. Born into a family of farm workers, Federico is the third of seven children. He grew up in Soledad, California, a farming community in the heart of the Salinas Valley.


After working in corporate public relations and as a technical writer in Silicon Valley, Correa pursued his passion, painting. In addition to his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Public Relations and in the Fine Arts, Correa holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the Mount Royal Graduate School of Painting , Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore MD. A Ford Foundation Fellow, Correa was awarded the prestigious Walters Art Museum Fellowship from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

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M y sketchbooks are about sentiments. They are about thoughts, feelings expressed “al momento” in visual form. Unspoiled by the cerebral, the intellectual and the real, these small images are a preoccupation of the heart.

My sketchbooks like my emotions follow me.

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts

The Mount Royal Graduate School of Painting

The Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Old Dominion University

Norfolk,VA

 

Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

 

Associate in Arts

Hartnell  College

Salinas, CA

 

 

Honors

Ford Foundation Fellowship

 

The Henry Walters Museum  Fellowship

 

Lois Comfort Tiffany Foundation  Fellowship (nominee..88, 95)..damn!

 

Hermitage Undergraduate Studio Scholarship

EXHIBITIONS

2016- Entre Incubos y Piel

            Museo de Arte de Querétaro, MaQro

            Querétaro, Querétaro, MX

 

2014-  Grounded in San Miguel de Allende,

             Oxenberg Fine Art

             Miami, Florida, USA

 

2014-  Demonios Internos,  Solo Exposición,

            Centro Cultural El Nigromante Bellas Artes

            San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX 

 

2014-15-  Federico Correa, Galeria Nudo

                  San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX

 

2013-  Omar Alanso Galeria

            Puerto Vallarta, JAL, MX 

 

2013- Serendip Gallery

           Norfolk, VA

 

2013-  Sentimientos

            Galeria ArteCorrea

            San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX

 

2012-  Sangre de Zacatecas

            Galeria ArteCorrea

            San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX

 

2008-  Mexicanidad, Solo Exposicion

             London Square Gallery

             Norfolk , VA

 

2007-  Micaela Gallery

             San Francisco, CA

 

2006-  Federico Correa

              London Square Gallery

             Norfolk, VA

 

2005-  Reloj 46 Galeria

             San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX

 

1999-  Paintings and Drawings

            Palmer Rae Gallery

            Norfolk, VA 

 

1997-  New Work

            1708 Gallery

            Richmond, VA

 

1996  New Works by Old Friends

        Belle B. Goode Gallery

        Portsmouth, VA 

 

1996-  Beastial Angels

            William King Regional Arts Center

            Abington, VA

 

1995-  Painters' Painters

            Longwood Center for the Arts

            Farmville, VA

1995-  Projects

            Anderson Gallery

            Virginia Commonwealth University

            Richmond, VA

 

1994-  Nailed Feet, Exhibition of Paintings and 

            Drawings by Federico Correa

            Armstrong Slater Gallery, Hampton University

            Hampton, VA

 

1994-  ArtSites 6

            The Corcoran Museum Gallery of Art

            Washington DC

 

1993-  Drawings Coast to Coast

            Rockville Arts Place

            Rockville, MD (Grace Hartigan, Juror)

 

1990-  Babe Shapiro: A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective

            Maryland Art Place

            Baltimore, MD 

 

1990-  New Beginnings, From Dream to Vision to 

            Reality, Invitational

            WHRO Teleconference Center

            Norfolk, VA 

 

1990-  Drawings by Federico Correa

            Pungo Gallery

            Virginia Beach, VA 

 

1990-  Juried Exhibition

            Juror: Dr. Donald Kuspit,  NY, NY

            The Peninsula Fine Arts Center

            Newport News, VA 

1989-  19 Visions/Divisions

            Gallery 409

             Baltimore, Maryland

 

1989-  A Select Sextet

            Virginia Wesleyan College

            Norfolk, VA

 

1989-  Tales of Judgement, Solo Exposicion,

             The Portsmouth Museum

             Portsmouth, VA

 

1988-  Thesis: Federico Correa

            Thesis Gallery

            Baltimore, MD

 

1987-  Something Large Made Small

            Guild Invitational Drawing Show

             The Peninsula Fine Arts Center

             Newport News, VA 

 

1986-  Drawings

            SPLAT Gallery

            Norfolk, VA 

 

1985-  Juried Exhibition

            Juror: Lisa Dennison, Asst. Curator, Guggenheim

             Museum, NY, NY

             The Peninsula Fine Arts Center

             Newport News, VA

 

1984-  Light Images

            Chrysler Museum of Art

            Norfolk, VA 

1984-  Juried Exhibition

             Juror: Dr. Harry Rand, Curator, The National 

             Museum of American Art

             The Peninsula Fine Arts Center,

             Newport News, VA 

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