Dulce María López
University of California, Berkeley
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Practice of Art minor (December 2018)
La Universidad de la Havana (Spring 2017)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Fall 2018)
Coordinator & Political Artist, Art For Social Change (AFSC)
Berkeley, CA, 10/14 – Present
Every semester, we achieved a new high in AFSC members. I managed to place AFSC among some of the most successful Political, Art, and Community Service student organizations in UC Berkeley and in the Bay Area.
Organized fundraising activities by selling artwork to gather donations for local and international organizations-- countries affected by natural disasters, community bonds for people in detention centers, aid for rescuers of people disappeared in the Mexico-EEUU frontier, etc. We raised an average of $400 per fundraiser.
Delegated workshops and gather resources and tools to foster attainable art education and training.
I mentored students on art as a form of history recovery and resistance and worked with high schools and middle schools in the United States, in Mexican rural communities, and in Peruvian indigenous communities.
Designed and distributed art pieces to call for attention to social issues.
Marketing and Mentor, Fabrica de Artes y Oficios (FARO) de Oriente
Itztapalapa, Mexico City, México 06/18 - 12/18
Designed weekly interactive English learning courses for a Spanish-speaking low-income community. Became one of the most requested workshops in the cultural center.
Expanded the center’s audience by promoting our activities towards English speaking audiences.
Research Assistant, Undergraduate Research Assistant Project (URAP)
University of California, Berkeley, CA, 01/18 – Present
Assisted a graduate student by analyzing, transcribing and translating interviews in order to understand the impact of globalization on the social and political structure of a rural agricultural community in El Bajio, Mexico.
Conducting a comparative analysis of Indian literature and the poetry of Octavio Paz, a Mexican writer.
Graphic Design Assistant, Haas School of Business
Berkeley, CA, 06/16 – Present
Produced promotional materials, managed social media platforms and analyzed viewer engagement.
Increased our viewers and feedbacks in our newsletters through inclusive and diverse content and graphics.
Conducted workshops for staff on software such as Google Drive to facilitate data sharing.
Gallery & Marketing Intern, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA)
San Francisco, CA, 05/17 – 12/17
Collaborated in the preparation one of the biggest Day of the Dead exhibits in San Francisco in the last years.
Recruited volunteers and artists and helped them through the creative process.
Prepared exhibits by choosing and archiving artwork and created marketing material and web designs.
Art and Publicity Director, Nourish International
Cusco, Perú, 01/16 – 07/16
Fabricated publicity and marketing strategies to expand an art-craft business by women in Cusco, Peru.
Taught art to local low-income indigenous students as tools for resistance and culture retention.
Illustrator, The Daily Californian
Berkeley, CA, 06/15 – 12/15
Developed designs for the newspaper cover page to raise awareness to diverse campus topics. My designs were featured on the newspaper’s front page.
Teacher Assistant, UC Berkeley Writing Class: Politics of Frida Kahlo’s Representation
Berkeley, CA, 01/15 - 12/15
Assisted a graduate student instructor by mentoring students on social concepts and current foreign issues in order to help them understand the class material. Graded essays and facilitated discussion to encourage critical thinking.
Hija Ausente: Stories of an immigrant, UCSD Cross-Cultural Center, 2020
Sharing Wisdom Across Generations, UC Berkeley, 2020
Quetzal Migrante, Tijuana, México, 2019
Evolved, San Francisco 2019
Día De Muertos, San Francisco, CA, 2019
Rostros de Mujer, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2019
Latina Luncheon, UC Berkeley, 2019
Casa de la Universidad de California, Mexico City, México, 2018
U-Tópicas, Mexico City, México, 2018
MAPPS, San Francisco, CA, 2018
BAM FEST, Berkeley, CA 2018
Richmond Hospital, Richmond, CA, 2018
Kerner Commission Conference, Berkeley, CA, 2018
Nuestrxpalooza, Berkeley, CA 2015, 2016, 2016, 2017, 2018
Celebrating our Creations, Berkeley, CA 2018
From Among the Starts, Berkeley, CA 2018
Outburst Exhibit, Berkeley, CA 2017
Annual Immigrant Art Gala, Berkeley, CA 2015, 2017
Study for Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA 2017
Authority Exhibit, Berkeley, CA 2017
Tolimán Cultural Museum, Tolimán, Jalisco, México 2017
Arc Youth Fest; Honorable Mentions, Oakland, CA 2016
Film Festival, Berkeley, CA 2016
Multicultural Community Center Library, Berkeley, CA 2016
Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We didn’t cross the borders, the border crossed us, San Francisco, CA 2016
Chevere, Berkeley, CA 2016
6th Annual LAM Independence Celebration, San Francisco, CA 2015
Chicanx Heritage Gallery Exhibit, Berkeley, CA 2015
Mural StateFarm, Santa Ana, CA 2015
Artspiration, Santa Ana, CA 2014
Forward Together, Berkeley, CA 2018