M.A. Sculpture, New York University, 1997
B.A. Graphic Design, University of Southern Colorado, 1985
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
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
2016 Dreams & Wishful Thinking, Tortuga Gallery,
Santiago’s Flying Circus, A Fantastical Exhibit, Expo New Mexico, Fine Arts, Building,
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
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
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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