EDUCATION

 

M.A.              Sculpture, New York University, 1997

 

B.A.              Graphic Design, University of Southern Colorado, 1985

 

PUBLIC WORKS

 

2000-2001           Zapata – public sculpture, 24ft x 14ft x 10ft; steel, fiberglass, wood; plays 

on the scenarios of equestrian sculpture and the keeping of time; activated 

by the winter solstice where the shadow of portrait of Mexican

revolutionary Zapata climaxes on December 21st at 1pm, resembling an 

apparition, Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship, Astoria, Queens, New 

York, NY

 

Slain Priest Memorial, Pueblo, Colorado, 16 ft x 20ft x 16ft, steel and

bronze; two 20ft columns fabricated out of steel intersect on one plane 

and from one perspective point, at a distance of one city block, forms a 

crucifix; community project made possible through donations

 

1996               Cesar Chavez Memorial, Pueblo, Colorado, 17ft x 12ft x 6ft, steel, bronze, 

concrete; grassroots project made possible through donations; organize 

fundraising and public education of sculpture and activism of the late Civil 

Rights Activist 

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016              Dreams & Wishful Thinking, Tortuga Gallery,

Albuquerque, NM

 

Santiago’s Flying Circus, A Fantastical Exhibit, Expo New Mexico, Fine Arts, Building,

                   Albuquerque, NM

 
 2014                Saloon 14, Freestyle Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Your On TV, The Glass Curtain, Borro Glass Works, Corrales, NM

The Creep Show, Downtown Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

 

2013              Static, Downtown Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

Sun Worshippers and Junkyard Dogs II, The Art Center/ Western Colorado Center For The Arts,

Grand Junction, CO 

Volume, San Juan Gallery, Pueblo Community College, Pueblo, CO

 

2011               Alchemists, Bright Rain Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Alumni, CSU Fine Art Gallery, Colorado State University, Pueblo, Colorado

                   Mythologies, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

 

2010              New Sculptures, Bright rain Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

                   Albuquerque Now, Fall, Albuquerque Fine Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

 

 

2009              Cosmic Debris, Open Mind Space Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Synergy Word + Visual Art + Printmaking, ArtStreet, The Harwood Art Center &

          Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

 

          Mixed Media Works, Colorado State University: Fine Art Gallery Pueblo, CO

 

2008             Speak Out Art, Design & Politics, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

 

Displaced Context, Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art, 

Western New Mexico University, Silver City, New Mexico

 

2006              Subtractive Histories, Box Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY

 

2005             Exit Biennial II: Traffic, Exit Art, New York, NY

 

2004             Zapata Show, Jonson Gallery

 

2003             Art Resources Transfer, Inc., New York, NY

 

2002             Deviation, Exhibit/208, Albuquerque, NM.

                   

                   Points of Departure, Harbor Point Gallery, U-Mass, Boston

 

1998                   A, Brooklyn Front Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Allegories, Art Resources, New York, New York

 

The Fifth Stop, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

 

2000             A Decade of Graduates Invitational, 80 Washington East Galleries, 

                    New York University, NY

                        

The Space Around the Architect, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York

                        

Once removed, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York. Emerging Artist   

                   Fellowship

 

The Room, APERION. New York, New York

 

1999                       The Fifth Stop, Open Studio, Brooklyn, New York

 

Paradise 8, Exit Art, New York, New York

 

1998                       Delicious 87 II, Open Studio, Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (D.U.M.B.O.) Arts Festival

 

Figure, Gallery Korea, New York, New York.

 

D.U.M.B.O  III., Gale Gates, et. al., Brooklyn, New York

 

Hey, You Never Know, curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, New York

 

1997                        Delicious 87, Open Studio, D.U.M.B.O Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York

 

80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, New York

The Well, Copper Works Dance, Saint Mark’s Church, New York, New York

 

1996                       Gift Horse, Copper Works Dance, New York, New York

 

1994                       Joint Exhibition, Pueblo, Colorado

 

Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, New Mexico

 

1991                        Chicano Art Exhibition, Galleria Pequina, University of Southern Colorado

 

Under Southwestern Skies, Biannual Contemporary, Sangre De Cristo Arts center, Pueblo, Colorado

 

1990              Ice House Alternative Arts Alliance; Denver, Colorado

 

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2009                “Alumni brings back unusual art”, by Andi Torguson,, CSU-Pueblo Today, January 29, 2009

 

 

2007                 “Socrates Sculpture Park”, by Alyson Baker and Ivana Mestrovic, 2007,

                   Pg 157, pg 161

 

2006             “Rising Star: Augustine Romero”, by Nancy Salem, The Albuquerque        Tribune,          Arts, Thursday, October 5, 2006

 

              For the people, by the people, by Nancy Salem, The Albuquerque Tribune,         Arts, October 21, 2005

 

                   Mezcla, by Lizette Collado, El Hispano News, Albuquerque, NM, del 19    al 25 De Agosto, Volumen 40 N 18

     

                   Mezcla: Celebrating 10 years of Chicano art, by Richard Garriot-Stejskal, abq Arts, October 2005, pg 12

 

 

 

2002             “Augustine Romero,“ in Contemporary Chicano and Chicana Art: Artists,    Works, Culture, and Education, Volume II, by Gary Keller, Mary Erickson,          Kaytie Johnson, Joaquin Alvarado, editor, Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, pp. 242-    243

 

                   “Points of departure”, by Mimi Yeh, The Mass Media, Thursday, January   24, 2002, http://www.the-mass-          media.com/media/paper445/news/2002/01/24/Arts/Points. Of.Depart…

 

2002             “Artist Driven in Deviation,” by Welsey Pulka, Albuquerque Journal, July    14th, p. F7

 

2000            “Arte: Augustine Romero” By Lantigua, Juleyka. Urban Latino, Vol. 29,     pp. 88-89

 

1999    “Paradise 8 at Exit Art,” Flash Art, March-April

 

1999    “Paradise 8,” The Village Voice, March 30th. 

 

1999    “Changes Aside, SoHo Is Still Very Much SoHo,” by Cotter, Hollander, New York Times. February 12th.

 

1999    “Art Show: Augustine Romero,” Día de Fiesta. Fiesta Day at the 1999 Colorado State Fair. El Escritorio Publications.

 

1998    “In Memory…” The Chieftain, Saturday, October 31st.

 

1998 “Hey, You Never Know,” Time Out New York, Issue 135, April 23-30.

 

1998 “Hey, You Never Know,” New York Times, April 17th.

 

1998 “Hey, You Never Know,” by Mumford, Steve, Review: The Critical State of Visual Arts in New York, March 15th

 

1996 “East Side Park Embraces Cesar Chavez,” by Ropper, Peter, The Pueblo Chieftain, September 17th, pp. 1A-2A

 

1996 “Memorial to Cesar Chavez to be Unveiled in Pueblo, Colorado,” by Hicks, Christy,  New York University Today, March 20th

 

 1996 “Scholars Enrich – and Are Enriched by NYU Life,” School of Education Newsletter, New York University, vol. 3, p. 1, 3.

 

1995       “Memorial in Steel,” by Read, Marvin, The Pueblo Chieftain.

 

1995 “Cesar Chavez: Pueblo Artist Working on Memorial to Late Farmer Workers Union Organizer,” by Mary Jean Porter. The Pueblo Chieftain, June 1st, pp. 5B

 

1995 “Cesar Chavez Memorial Planned,” by Torres, Sandy, La Voz Hispana de Colorado, April 19th

 

1994. “Romero: A Return to the Basics,” by Molie Busbey, Las Vegas Daily Optic, July 22nd

 

 

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