B.A. Art, University of Dallas, 1980 M.F.A. Painting, Yale University, 1989
Jaime Arredondo has taught at NYU, the Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and The New School. Arrendondo has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a Mid-Atlantic Foundation Fellowship, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. He has had many solo and group shows in galleries and museums throughout the United States. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Arrendondo is the son of a primarily Native American father of Mexican heritage and a Tejana mother. He has traveled extensively throughout Mexico and Central America, studying the ruins and cultures of that region.
Teaching and Research Interests
visual art; Mesoamerican and Latino studies; art history; art and anthropology; mythology
Professor Jaime Arredondo was awarded a permanent public art commission for the MTA, "Garden of Earthly Delights," comprised of 36 mosaics that will be installed at the 6 train Zerega station in the Bronx in the spring of 2015.