Yvonne C. Lozano
I am originally from New Orleans, LA, but have been living most my life in Jacksonville, FL. As a child I was always interested in learning and exploring the world around me with an emphasis on tapping into the creative & expressive side of my brain. Art has been an ever evolving and never ending learning process in my life. I went to Douglas Anderson School of the Arts where I majored in drawing and painting, which is also where most of my serious art training began. I went on to study at Jacksonville University, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a concentration in printmaking.
As an artist, I purpose myself to create art that engages, empowers, and expresses love. After several years of doing traditional gallery shows and public art projects, I have switched gears and have started a new adventure in art licensing and children’s book publishing. I hope to reach and impact as many people as possible with my series called The Dingo Walks in Love.
In addition to art licensing, I will also continue to accept commissions for murals, pet portraits, and other fine art opportunities that time may allow.
2001 Jacksonville University | BFA- Printmaking
1995 Douglas Anderson School of the Arts | Drawing & Painting
Honors, Awards, & Recognitions
- Voted Best Artist in JAX by Folio Weekly Readers
- Blick Art Materials: Blick’s Featured Artist of the Month on Facebook | February | http://www.facebook.com/BlickArtMaterials
- Creative Capital Workshop Alumni. Jacksonville, FL
- Fine Art America Home Page. Featured Artist |19 January- 28 January | http://www.FineArtAmerica.com
- Liquitex Art Materials Facebook Fan Page. Featured Artist of the Week |http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/photo.php?fbid=418105122846&set=a.452659632846.246765.32775667846
- Honorable Mention- St. Augustine Art Assoc., FL | Reflections Juried Art Show
- Honorable Mention- Art Guild of Orange Park, FL | Feelings & Visions Juried Art Show
- Three Layers Coffee House Jacksonville, FL | Because That’s How We Rolled in the 80s.
- Beaches Fine Art Series. Jacksonville Beach, FL | I Remember When… Show
- Karpeles Museum. Jacksonville, FL | Save an Artist Show
- The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville | Jacksonville, FL City Lights. Gallery Artist
- Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | Jacksonville, FL Celebrando Victorias! Exhibiting Artist
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL | Imagination Squared
- The Art Center. Jacksonville, FL | The Method to My Madness Juried Art Show
- The Womens’ Center. Jacksonville, FL | ARTrageous
- Bank of America Tower. Jacksonville, FL | Artists w/ a Message Juried Art Show
- The Womens’ Center. Jacksonville FL | Piece by Piece- invitational
- St. Augustine Art Assoc. St. Augustine, FL | Reflections Juried Art
- Art Guild of Orange Park. Orange Park, FL | Feelings & Visions Juried Art Show
- The Art Center. Jacksonville, FL | All Things Florida Juried Art Show
- The Art Center. Jacksonville, FL | Quality Time… *Featured Artist
- The Art Center. Jacksonville, FL | The MiNi Collection Juried Art Show
- The Florida Theatre. Jacksonville, FL | Art After Dark Alumni Exhibit
- The Women’s Center. Jacksonville, FL | Primary Colors- invitational
- Progressive Insurance. USA Tour of various cities | Progressive People’s Biennial
- Flux Gallery. Jacksonville, FL | Art & Design Showcase- invitational
- The Florida Theater. Jacksonville, FL | Art After Dark Alumni Exhibit
- The Women’s Center. Jacksonville, FL | Presence- invitational
- Café Muse & Studios. Jacksonville, FL | The Dog Days of Summer
- The Florida Theater. Jacksonville, FL | Art After Dark Featured Artist- invitational
- Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, FL| Juried Print Exhibit
- Gallery 1037. Jacksonville, FL | Group Show
- Alford Ackerman Gallery. Jacksonville, FL | Collage Show
- Baptist Medical Center South. Jacksonville, FL | NICU Waiting Room- Happiness I &Happiness II. each 36”x36” mixed media on canvas.
Public Art Project
- One Spark | Jacksonville, FL | Entry No. 20662: The Dingo Walks in Love | Official Creator
- One Spark | Jacksonville, FL | Entry No. 421: I AM JAX | Official Creator
- OPERATION: Bring Art to the People is a project that I started here in Jacksonville to share the power of art with the masses through random art drops, murals, social media, blogging, & other public art efforts. The art drops/hunts were inspired by Chicago artist Patrick Skoff who was doing Art Hunts in his city and by doing the hunts, he was able to expose & connect new people to the art scene which is what I hope to accomplish here in Jacksonville.
- KIPP Charter School, Jacksonville, FL | Indoor Mural & I AM JAX project combined to honor the founders of the school and celebrate the patrons of the school.
- MLXL, Productions Inc. Jacksonville, FL | Indoor Mural- City Scene
- Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville, FL | Pediatric ER Xray Unit- completed a mural themed: Dogs on the Moon.
- The Church of Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL | Treasure Trove Room: completed a room that looks like a cave with a waterfall scene on one side and an underwater scene on the other
- Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Jacksonville, FL | Pediatric Imaging Unit- completed a mural in each Imaging Room with the following themes: Pets in the Park, Under the Sea, & Tree Time.
- Reddi Arts. Jacksonville, FL. | Exterior Mural- the mural spans across 3 walls
- The Barking Lot. Jacksonville, FL | Exterior mural
- Humane Society Thrift Store. Jacksonville, FL | Respecting Life Exterior mural
Media & Press
- Pound, Kara “Best Artist in JAX” Folio Weekly Best of JAX issue 16 October 2013
- Sachs, Andrea “A Homecoming of Sorts in Jacksonville, Fla.” The Washington Post:Travel 9 May 2013
- Speckman, Kerry “Spark Plugs” Folio Weekly Blog: The Specktator 15 April 2013
- “One Spark” EU Jacksonville April 2013
- Wilson, Jesse “One Spark: 5 Creators to Keep Your Eye On” Void Magazine April 2013
- Tolbert, Jocelyn “One Spark Gives Local Creators Downtown Platform” The Campus Voice March 2013
- Pound, Kara “Setting Art Free” Folio Weekly. Cover Story 13 March 2013
- Farmer, Rebecca “Creator Series-Yvonne Lozano” WJCT 89.9 News Interview 7 March 2013
- JTA Making Moves TV Program July 2012 | Featured Artist
- “Art Unleashed” Buzz Magazine January 2011 | Featured Artist.
- Peck, Madeleine “Glowing with Goodness” EU Jacksonville 6 August 2010 | Cover Art & Article.
- Galindo, Judy “Lozano Crea, un Mural en San Marco” Hola Noticia 26 November – 3 December 2009
- Pound, Kara “Finger Paints” Folio Weekly
- Hola News 2nd Anniversary Edition May 2005 | Cover Art
- Martelo, Maira “Featured Artist” Hola News February 2005