Esmeralda Montes

2016
Slippery Stories, Strange Neighbour, Melbourne, Australia
Everything is Best, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015
Within the Cave, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Riot of Flowers, East Side International, Los Angeles, CA
Angels with Dirty Faces, Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Cruising, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Wind Chimes, Banerrete, Brooklyn, NY
Here!, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Something Within, Downtown Art Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MAS Attack #6, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
MAS Attack #5, Creative Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

2013                                                                                                                     The Familiar Unfamiliar, curated by Manual History Machines, Wonder Valley, CA  
Flow, The Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach, CA           
Waxing the Bud, Actual Size, curated by Erich Bollman, Los Angeles, CA
MAS Attack, presented by ARTRA Curatorial, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
Paradox Maintenance Technicians, curated by Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2012   
20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition Modern and Contemporary Art, juried by Alma Ruiz, Max Presneill, Dougles Fogle, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

¡VIVAN LAS MUJERES! Women’s Day Festival,
 Virtual display at Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA      
                                                                        
2011   
Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2010    
Thanks Frank, Stella Elkins Estate, Philadelphia PA
                       
Loca Motion, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA 
                
2009   
Festa Di Roma, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                    
MFA First Year Exhibitions, Temple Gallery, Rome, Italy         

Grants and Fellowships
2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, nominee
2010 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, nominee
                  
2009 Future Faculty Fellowship Grant, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Residencies                                                                                                           2013 The Vermont Studio Residency, Johnson, VT