"Material. Craft. Accumulation. Layering. Mark-making. Installation. Multiples. Repetition. Ritual. Identity. Culture. Lineage. Displacement. Diaspora. Immigrant. Citizen. Assimilation. Colonization. De-colonization. Labor. Action. Reaction. No action. Resistance. Reclamation. Reconnection. Reconciliation. Criticism. Acceptance. Memory. Memorial. Family. Home."


Paris F. Jomadiao
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX

b. 1989 Romblon, Philippines

Filipinx-American, mixed-media artist.

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2018 MFA Fiber & Material Studies
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

2013 BFA, Photography & Digital Media
University of Houston
Houston, TX


Solo Exhibitions

Sediment, MECA (Multicultural Education & Counseling through the Arts)
Houston, TX


Select Group Exhibitions

File, Save, Export, 187 Augusta
Toronto, ON

Scoring & Keeping Score, Defibrillator Gallery
Chicago, IL

Secret Sandwich, Fresh Arts
Houston, TX

In Residence: Work by 2013 Resident Artists, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston, TX

Bread & Butter, Milk & Honey, MKT Bar, Houston, TX

Underexposed, Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, TX

Oracles of the Auric, Caroline Collective
Houston, TX



I'Stassolye: An Exploration of Exquisite Aggregation, Caroline Collective
Houston, TX

Alumni Exhibition, Houston Community College West Loop Gallery
Houston, TX

Bridging the Gap: Feminism & Femininity in Art, Backyard Moonshine Art Collective
Houston, TX

Extremely Short Shorts 15 Film Festival, Aurora Picture Show
Houston, TX

4th Annual VisVid Fest, The Texas Learning & Computation Center
Houston, TX

What We Do Isn't Secret, Caroline Collective
Houston, TX



Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Artist in Residence, Sept. - Nov. 2013




Wilson/Livingstone Graduate Fellowship
2016 - 2018

Lenore G. Tawney Foundation Scholarship
2016 - 2018



Professional Experience

Research Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Textile Resource Center
Chicago, IL
Jan. 2017 - Present

Curatorial Assistant,  Conversations at the Edge
Chicago, IL
Sept. 2016 - Present

Visual Merchandiser, American Girl Place
Chicago, IL
Jun. - Aug. 2016

Development Coordinator, Asia Society Texas
Houston, TX
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016

Executive Assistant, Asia Society Texas Houston, TX
Sept. 2014 - Jun. 2015

Office & HR Coordinator, Asia Society Texas
Houston, TX
May - Sept. 2014

Patron Services Assistant, Asia Society Texas Houston, TX
Aug. 2013 - May 2014

Shop Associate, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Houston, TX
Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013


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