University of Texas San Antonio, 2019 - present, MFA student

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 2001 - 2004, MA in Curriculum & Instruction

Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1988-1990, Post-Graduate Teaching Certification

Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1979-1985, BFA in Commercial Art


Public Art, Arts Organization work, Awards, Residencies & Lectures:​

  • 2019 awarded the UTSA Art Fellowship and Peter Flawn Scholarship

  • Co-Founder of Art To The Third Power and 3rd Space Art Gallery. We are Bishop & Valderas, LLC

  • 2019 Awarded City of San Antonio Public Art Commission for Seeling Channel

  • 2019 Southern Graphics International Conference Presenter on Social Engagement Printmaking.

  • 2018 VIA Art-In-Transit, awarded three bus stop designs on the Zarzamora corridor.

  • 2018 Spare Parts Lead Artist for “Time Capsules” at the CPS Substation on Blanco & Dresden, PASA,

  • 2017 Open The Door PTSD Veterans Project facilitator,Texan French Alliance For The Arts.

  • 2017 - present, NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program mentor and exhibition lead organizer.

  • 2015 - present, McNay, SWSOA, SAAEA & UTSA STEAM Educator workshops facilitator and lecturer.

  • 2015-2016 Guadalupe Cultural Arts Artist Lab Residency.


Public Collections:

San Antonio Public Library
University of Texas San Antonio


Selected Solo Exhibits:

  • 2020 PRINT AUSTIN, Elizabet Ney Museum, “Paradise”, Austin, TX, curated by Oliver Franklin

  • 2019 Freight Gallery, “Pretty Pictures”, San Antonio, TX

  • 2018 AP Art Lab, “Art History: Resistance”, San Antonio, TX

  • 2016 University of Texas RGV “Learning to Fly” curated by Carlos Gomez & Alex Macias- Brownsville, TX

  • Office of Creative and Cultural Development “Staff Pic” Mural curated by Felix Padron, SATX

  • 2015 Guadalupe Cultural Arts “Artist Lab: Sometimes” – San Antonio, Texas

  • 2013 3rd Space Art Gallery “On the Rim: Phase 1 – House Plans” – San Antonio, Texas

  • 3rd Space Art Gallery “The Right Place” – San Antonio, Texas

  • 2012 High Wire Art Gallery “Original Sin” – San Antonio, Texas

  • 2010 Hausmann Millworks Gallery “Two to Tango” w/ Luis Vega Trevino – San Antonio, Texas

  • 2009 Blue Star Contemporary Art Center “Passage” – Gallery 4 - San Antonio, Texas

  • Flight Gallery “Changes” - San Antonio, Texas

  • 2008 Planned Parenthood Annual Report Cover “Annel” - San Antonio, Texas

  • 2007 Bismark Gallery “Room 415” - San Antonio, Texas

  • 2006 Chiro Java “Kim Bishop: Sleep” - Seguin, Texas


Recent Selected Group Exhibits:


  • NYFA Immigrant Artist mentoring program at the Centro de Artes, June 27 Opening

  • “Lesson Plans” at Brick curated by Sarah Fisch, March.

  • "On and Off Fred", curated by Kellen McIntyre and Cody Vance, February.

  • "Color of Blind" curated by Trina Bacon, The Carver, San Antonio, SATX


  • “More Than Forty” at Brick curated by Sarah Fisch

  • “Compassion” curated by Lynn Maverick, Inspire 

  • "Color of Blind" curated by Trina Bacon, San Antonio Library, SATX

  • “Code Red: This Is Not A Drill” - two person exhibition with Jesse Garcia - Rubio Gallery South, SATX

  • San Antonio 300 Exhibition at Southwest School of Art, SATX

  • Texas Size Breach - A3 - Elisabet Ney Museum - Austin, Texas

  • "OM” - two person exhibition with Luis Valderas, Dock Space/ Lone Star Studios - SATX


  • "Texas Draws" curated by Kathy Armstrong, Southwest School of Art, SATX

  • "Color of Blind" curated by Trina Bacon, City of San Antonio Governor's Palace, SATX