b. Caracas, Venezuela.

Lives and works in Dallas since 1998


Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Full scholarship and fellowship towards graduate school. May 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, concentration in Printmaking, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Merit academic scholarship. May 2009


Fullbright Scholarship Recipient for travel to Vietnam. July-August 2018

Full-time faculty teaching Art Appreciation, Art History, Painting, and Advance Drawing -  Richland College, Dallas, TX, 2014 to present

2016 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards recipient. League for Innovation Conference, San Francisco, CA

Full-time faculty teaching Art Appreciation, Art History, Painting, and Drawing - Richland College, Dallas, TX, January 2014 to present

Public Art Project Coordinator, The Blood of Heroes, Richland College, November 2015

Adjunct Professor Studio Art, Painting – Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX, 2013

Adjunct Professor Art Appreciation – TCCD South Campus, Ft Worth, TX, 2013

Teaching Assistant, Studio Art Classes in Painting and Printmaking – Southern Methodist University, 2011-2013


Faculty Exhibition. Brazos Gallery, Dallas, Texas. March 2018

Texas Biennial 2017 - shortlisted. Curator Leslie Moody Castro. August 2017

In You We Trust - collaborative project and installation bringing awareness on human trafficking of minors in Dallas County. Brazos Gallery, Dallas. September 2016

Paradoja Roja, A Solo Exhibition. Galeria La Ventana, Caracas, Venezuela. June 2015

The Motherload Project. http://www.themotherload.org/conversations.html. Dallas, Texas. March 2014

Coming Home, A Solo Exhibition by Marian Lefeld. Forum Gallery, Brookhaven College. Dallas, Texas, September 2014

Pequeño Formato. Galería La Ventana, Caracas, Venezuela. November 2014

Ellas: Exhibiting Local Latina Artists. Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. April 2014

Hecho en Dallas Retrospective. Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. May 2013

M.F.A. Qualifying Exhibition. Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University. Dallas, May 2013

Experiencing Perspectives. Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Ft Worth, Texas. May 2012-13

Bridged – 500 Singelton, Dallas, Texas. March 2012

Affordable Art Fair at Cultuurpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. October 2011

Venezuela Inside and Out (Two-artist Exhibition) Ro2Art, Dallas, Texas. June 2010

ArteBA, Buenos Aires Contemporary Art Fair, Argentina. May 2010

The South. Maestro Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2010

Papel XVI, Galería Leo Blasini, Caracas, Venezuela. May 2010

5x7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas. May 2010

Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. March 2010

Landscapes at 500X. 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas. October 2009

New Texas Talent. Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas. July 2009

The South Press Printastic Printstacular Invitational. Carillon Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas. November 2007

Convergence. Cerulean Gallery, Dallas, Texas. October 2006

Outside the Lines 6. Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. October 2006

Dallas Center for Contemporary Art Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas. July 2004

Pintura Fresca Solo Exhibition. Farmers Branch Manske Library Gallery, Farmers Branch, Texas. August 2003

Dias de los Muertos. Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. November 2003

Arte Latino. African American Museum. Dallas, Texas. December 1999 


WORKS HELD IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS in Amsterdam, Boston, Caracas, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City