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Hola! My name is Mayra Zamora from Corpus Christi, Texas. I am an award-winning Artist, Educator, Muralist, y mucho, mucho mas!


Mayra Zamora was born in Austin and raised in the small town of Tivoli, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. Zamora is a freelance artist, allowing her to work as an Education Specialist for Early Childhood Developmental Center and Art Instructor for K Space Contemporary. Zamora was recently awarded Young Alumnus by TAMU-CC, La Estrella Award in Arts & Humanities by the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas, and more. Zamora has created murals for Stripes Convenience Stores, the Art Center of Corpus Christi, and K Space Contemporary, amongst others. Zamora has participated in exhibitions in Texas, New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and much more.

Zamora’s current body of work is a devotion to the fundamentals of art and her love for her Mexican heritage. Zamora focuses on what she considers the most important elements of art: Line, Shape, & Color; while incorporating Mexican-American iconography. Zamora murals are inspired by Pre-Columbian and Modern Art, they are a kaleidoscope of color and includes her Black & White artist codex; allowing the viewer to become an active participant in decoding her work.


Send a message to [ miramayraart@yahoo.com ]

Work Experience


[ Aug 2019 ][ Present ]

[ Early Childhood Development Center ]

[ Education Specialist ]


[ July 2015 ][ Present ]

[ K Space Contemporary ]

[ Senior Outreach & Mural Camp Instructor ]


[ September 2008 ][ Present]

[ Founder & Owner of MiraMayraArt ]

[ Freelance Independent Artist, Muralist, Curator ]

Education


[ 2018 ] [ Present ]

[ Del Mar College]

[ Associates in Mexican American Studies ]


[ 2006 ] [ 2014 ]

[ Texas A&M Corpus Christi ]

[ 2010: Bachelor in Art

2014: Master of Science: Secondary Education]


[ 2000 ] [ 2005]

[ Austwell-Tivoli High School]

[ High School Diploma]

Skills

Bilingual in Spanish/English, community outreach, social media savvy, 13+ years of art experience

Awards

2020: Young Alumnus Award from TAMUCC & Best Local Painter from The Bend Magazine’s Local List 2018: 1 of 3 Finalist for “Best in Biz” Dora Cervera Mirabal Women’s Leadership Award, Best Box Art Winner from CC Bliss Box, CC 40 under 40 by YBP 2017: Arts & Humanities Estrella Award from HWNT, Most Chicano Award from TX Printmaking Showcase, plus many more!

Photographer: Taylor Carmona

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