Education

  • 2008Bachelor of the Arts – Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL
  • 1996Graphic Design, Drawing and Painting – Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL. Studied under McArthur Binion.

Selected Juried Exhibitions and Festivals

  • 2017Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2016Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2016RiverWalk Art Festival, Naperville, IL
  • 2016UpTown Art Festival, Minneapolis MN
  • 2016Cottonwood Art Festival (Spring), Cottonwood TX
  • 2016Main ST. Fort Worth, Ft. Worth TX
  • 2015Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2015Bellevue Art Museum ARTfair, Bellevue WA
  • 20154 Bridges Art Festival, Chattanooga TN
  • 2015Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito CA
  • 2014Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2014Bayou City Memorial Park, Houston TX
  • 2014Brookside Art Festival, Brookside KS
  • 2014Armonk Art Festival, Armonk NY
  • 2014Ann Arbor the original, Ann Arbor MI
  • 2014Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines IA
  • 2013Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2013Old Town Art Festival, Chicago IL
  • 2013Sun Valley Art Festival, Ketchum ID
  • 2013Park City Kimball Art Festival, Park City UT
  • 2013La Quinta Art Fair, La Quinta CA
  • 2012One Of A Kind Show, Chicago IL
  • 2012St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis MO
  • 2012Art Fair On The Square, Madison WI
  • 2012Port Clinton, Highland Park IL
  • 2012Old Town Art Festival, Chicago IL
  • 201257th Street Art Festival, Chicago IL
  • 2012Laumier Sculpture Park, Fenton MO
  • 2012Marion Art Festival, Marion IA
  • 2012Art City Austin, Austin TX
  • 2012Bayou Art Festival, Houston TX
  • 2011Scottsdale Museum Art Festival, Scottsdale AZ
  • 2011Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2010Fiesta Art Festival, San Antonio TX
  • 2010Various Locations Nation Wide
  • 2009Various Locations Nation Wide

Non-Profit Donations

  • 2012Taste of Clemente High School-Silent auction for Wild Eats Student Health Center youth empowerment program Chicago, IL
  • 2011Taste of Clemente High School-Silent auction for Wild Eats Student Health Center youth empowerment program Chicago, IL
  • 2010Taste of Clemente High School-Silent auction for Wild Eats Student Health Center youth empowerment program Chicago, IL
  • 2010John G. Shedd Aquarium Art Sharks Benefit, Chicago, IL
  • 2009 John G. Shedd Aquarium Art Sharks Benefit, Chicago, IL
  • 2009Taste of Clemente High School-Silent auction for Wild Eats Student Health Center youth empowerment program Chicago, IL
  • 2008John G. Shedd Aquarium Art Sharks Benefit, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions and Collaborations

  • 2009Bachelor of the Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL
  • 2008Art and Science, Chicago, IL

Residences

  • Hyatt Place, River North Chicago 2016
  • Axis, 111 S. Wacker Dr. Chicago 2015
  • Sonia Reyes – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Dianne & Tom Pannorfi – Morris Plains, NJ

Accolades

  • 2016Best Of Show Award, Naperville River Walk Art Fair. Naperville, IL
  • 20152nd Place WoodWork Award, Sausalito Art Festival. Sausalito, CA
  • 2014Best Of 3D Award, Armonk Art Fair. Armonk, NY
  • 2013Best Of Mixed Media Award, Sun Valley Art Festival. Sun Valley, UT
  • 2012Mary Louise Womer Award, 57th Street Art Fair. Chicago, IL
  • 20122nd Place Best Of Show, 20th Marion Art Fest. Marion, IA
  • 2012Idea Peer Award, 20th Marion Art Fest. Marion, IA
  • 1992Honorable Mention New Expressions Magazine (June, vol. 16, pg. 9) Chicago
  • 1991 Honorable Mention United States Interior of Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Duck Stamp Design Contest
  • 1986Second Place “Vivienda Justa y Razonable” – Department of Housing, San Juan

Related Professional Activities

  • 2013-Present 2017Sole Proprietor/Artist, Nestor Yulfo Studio – Chicago
  • 2012 Sole Proprietor/Artist, Nestor Yulfo Studio – Chicago
  • 2008Sole Proprietor/Artist, Isaac Design – Chicago (December)
  • 2008 Freelance Graphic Designer, John Luesing and Associates, Chicago (September)
  • 2008 Conultant/Graphic Designer, Type 10 Graphics and Multimedia, Chicago (June)
  • 2007 Freelance Graphic Designer, Nation Recording Chicago (January)