1995-99  The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1992-95  New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL

Selected Exhibitions
2019  Time Bombs, Manifest, Cincinnati, OH
2019  The Art of Resilience, World Bank Group, Washington DC
2018  Raw Pop Up, Art Basel, Miami, FL
2018  Exposed, Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
2018  Transform, Art Basel Showcase, Alfa Gallery, Miami, FL
2017  City Remix, Concrete Space Gallery, Miami, FL
2017  NWSA Alumni Art Auction, Faena Forum, Miami Beach, FL
2016  Diversity Through Art Perspective, AOTA at BNP Paribas, New York, NY
2016  White On, Art Basel Showcase, Alfa Gallery, Miami, FL
2016  Starz, Alfa Gallery, Miami, FL
2016  Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out, Denver Art Museum, CO
2016  Dirt: Yuta Suelo Udongo Te, F.A.U. Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
2015  New Familiar, The Brayer Galley, Ventura, CA
2015  VII Latin American Art Exhibit, AOTA at Pfizer, New York, NY
2015  All-Media Biennial, Art & Culture/Hollywood, FL
2014  Turning Tides: Art Basel Showcase, Hotel Victor, Miami Beach, FL (solo)
2014  Sea Rising, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2014  Latin Views Biennial, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CN
2014  Abracadabra, Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
2013  Scope Fair, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Finale, Miami Beach, FL
2013  Irreversible Winners Exhibition, Gallery 2014, Hollywood, FL
2013  Dirt: Yuta Suelo Udongo Te, Spear Bldg., Miami, FL
2013  Water Rites, GUILD at Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
2013  Affordable Art Fair NYC - Taché Gallery, New York, NY
2013  Jovan Karlo Villalba, Project Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2013  Terra Incognita, A.D. Gallery at The University of NC, Pembroke, NC
2012  Scope Miami, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Finale, Miami, FL
2012  Out of Site, curated by Fredrick Snitzer at CasaLin, Miami, FL
2012  Puro, GUILD at the Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL
2012  Ink, GUILD at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami FL
2012  A Midsummer Night’s Dream II, Warehouse Alternative Space, Miami, FL
2012  Transitional Dwellings, Taché Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2012  Affordable Art Fair NYC - Taché Gallery, New York, NY
2011  Verge: Tomorrow Stars, Greenview Hotel, Miami Beach, FL
2011  Been Around the Block, Christopher Miro Gallery at The Bank, Miami, FL
2011  Paint Works, Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY
2011  Young Blood: So Fresh, Flagler Art Space, Miami, FL
2011  I Love You So Much..., Phenomena Project at National Arts Club, NY, NY
2011  Jovan Karlo Villalba: Steps From Here, Ladder Room Gallery, Miami, FL
2011  All-Media Juried Biennial, Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
2011  Miami Bouquet, Flagler Arts Space, Miami, FL
2011  Art Bitch, Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami, FL
2010  Verge: Artformz, The Catalina Hotel, Miami Beach, FL
2010  Natural Selection, Coconut Grove Art Gallery, Miami, FL
2010  New*Art, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2010  New Beginnings, Demossa Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2010  Latin Views Biennial, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CN
2010  Young Blood; New Wave, Artseen Gallery, Miami, FL
2010  The Passing, Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami, FL
2010  Small Wonders, Artformz Gallery, Miami, FL
2010  Storm, Submergedart Gallery, Newark, NJ
2010  The Rite of Spring, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010  Paint, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010  The Group Show, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2010  Art for Haiti, Relief Auction, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
2009  Young Blood: New World Mixx, ArtSeen Gallery, Miami, FL
2009  Queens International 4 Biennial, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
2008  Magnitude 7, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2008  The Last Picture Show, Artformz Gallery, Miami, FL
2008  Jovan Karlo Villalba: Premonitions, Tria Gallery, New York, NY
2007  Deviant Behavior, Artformz Gallery, Miami, FL
2006  Latin Views Biennial, Mystic Art Center, Mystic, CN
2006  The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY
2005  Art Basel: Visages & Secrets, Laure De Mazieres Gallery, Miami, FL
2005  Exit Biennial II: Traffic, Exit Art, New York, NY
2004  CDG Exhibition, Vincent Gerard Gallery, Marina Del Rey, CA
2004  Transitions, SoNo Galeria, New York, NY (solo)
2004  Bino-scapes, Berlinerkunst Project, Berlin, Germany
2003  Beyond the Skin, SoNo Galeria, New York, NY
2003  Entity, Paula Barr Gallery, New York, NY
2003  Wet Paint, Office Ops Gallery Space, Brooklyn, NY
2002  Primer Salon de Arte Cubano, SoNo Galeria, New York, NY
1999  3000 Chairs, The New York Design Center, New York, NY

Selected Honors
2016  Logan Lecture Series-Spring, Audacious, Denver Art Museum
2015  Exhibeo’s Rebirth & Renewal Art Competition, 2nd Place Prize with Featured Review
2014  Colors of Humanity Landscapes Show, 2nd Place Prize Winner
2013  Creative Quarterly, 100 Best of 2014, Fine Arts Winner, published in Annual

2013  Irreversible Magazine Competition, Winner, published in winter issue

2013  Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, exhibited at SCOPE, National Finalist

2013  Creative Quarterly, Winner, published in issue #33
2012  Bombay Saphire Artisan Series – National Finalist, TV documentary and exhibition at Scope Miami
2012  Creative Quarterly – Fine Art Winner, published in issue 26
2011  Aesthetica Creative Works – Shortlist, Published in ACW Annual
2011  Arts Districts Magazine Competition – Winner, Featured Artist, interview with Claire Breukel, Dec/Jan issue
2010  New*Art, The Armory Art Center, juried by Fredric Snitzer – Best of Show
2009  Artists Wanted: Art vs Design, international competition – Honorable Mention
2007  NY, NY 07, My Art Space, Competition & Exhibition – Finalist
2003  Art Dept International, Competition – Modern Art Finalist
1998  Gameworks, World Studio Foundation – Exhibition & Art Grant
1995  The Cooper Union – Full-tuition Scholarship