Hector Serna

Born: Houston, TX. 

Currently living in New York City


Kansas City Art Institute         2002-2006                BFA Painting                                                      Kansas City, MO

California College of Art         2001-2002                 Illustration / Painting                                        Oakland, CA

HSPVA                                     1997-2001                  Fine Art                                                              Houston, TX


Solo Exhibitions

High Standard Low Morale   Aug. 2013                  TenderTrap Bar                                                   Brooklyn, NY

Always Something                 May2013                  Old Souls Tattoo                                                 Kansas City, MO

Weekend Prince                    Aug. 2010                  Yes Gallery                                                           Brooklyn, NY

Blanco Y Negro                     Jan. 2010                   By and By                                                            Brooklyn, NY

 Group Shows

The Met Staff Show              Aug. 2017             The Metropolitan Museum Of Art                       New York , NY

DEBTFAIR            March 2017        The Whitney Museum Of American Art             New York , NY

I Can't Dance                        July 2015              Three Kings Studio Gallery                                 Brooklyn, NY

14 Years & Runnin'                Feb. 2015              East End Studio Gallery                                       Houston, TX

The Crew 2                           Sept. 2014                 Court Square Studios                                          Long Island City,NY

Better Days                            July 2010                    Yes Gallery - 2 person show                               Brooklyn, NY

Draw                                      June 2010                  Museo De La Ciudad                                          Mexico City, MX

Art Of Zines                           March 2010              Anno Domini                                                        San Jose, CA

Shitbeams Vol.2                    Oct. 2009                   The Pony Club                                                    Portland,OR

Conversation Piece               Sept. 2009                 The Screamer Company                                     Austin,TX

Draw                                       April 2009                  The Shooting Gallery                                          San Francisco, CA

Good Enough To Eat             Jan.  2009                   Kingston Art Society                                           Kingston,NY

Dead Spaces                         Oct. 2008                    Lobot Gallery                                                       Oakland, CA

Shitbeams On The Loose   June 2008                   The Smell                                                            Los Angeles, CA

Intersection: Interpretations   Oct. 2007   Rockhurst University                       Kansas City, M

Fully Blown                           March 2007                   Division 9                                                            Riverside, CA

Artistas Corresponsales… Feb. 2007   Museo Del Periodismo                                  Guadalajara, MX

Dia De Los Muertos              Nov. 2006                    Guadalupe Art Center                                        Kansas City, MO

Full Deck: La Loteria            Aug. 2006                      Mattie Rhodes Gallery                                       Kansas City, MO

Don't Wake The Beast        May 2006                        The Dragon                                                        Covina, CA

The UNK Board Show         Jan. 2006                       The Unknown Gallery                                        Salt Lake City, UT

Puppet Masters                   Oct. 2005                       Monarch Gallery                                                 Kansas City, MO

Guelaguetza: A Harvest     June 2005     Mattie Rhodes Gallery                                       Kansas City, MO

New Blood                           April 2005                      Monarch Gallery                                                 Kansas City, MO

War On Visual Pollution       Oct. 2003                       The Fire House Gallery                                      Witchita, KS

Meat Annex                          Feb. 2002                     Fullertons University Art Center                      Santa Ana,CA    


Awards and Publications

Cover Art for Las Rosas Self Titled EP printed on Casstte and LP. Burger Records

Eight page Spread in "Shitbeams On The Loose 2"   October 2009  Published by Revival House Press. First Edition of 500  Brooklyn, NY

Six Page Spread in "Shitbeams On The Loose " April 2009 Published by Tender Loving Empire. First Edition of 300 Portland, OR

Winner of First Annual Lester Goldman Drawing Award . Issued by The Kansas City Instutute Class 2006

Sneaker Freaker Issue#5 and Sneaker Freaker The Book ,  D.I.Y Sneaker Customizing Competition. Featured as 1 of 99 best custom sneakers worldwide.

F5 Weekly Newspaper Issue #35 Volume 1 October 30, 2003  Painting on Front Page, Featured in "War On Visual Pollution" Article