Art Projects + Commissions

Beyond Walls Street Art Festival, Lynn, MA Participating muralist 2019.

48 Blocks Mural Festival, Atlantic City, NJ. Participating muralist, 2019.

Central Square Mural Project, Cambridge, MA, Participating Muralist, 2019.

Punto Urban Art Museum, Salem, MA, Participating Muralist, 2018.

Horizontes Project by the Knight Foundation, Wichita, KS, Participating Muralist, 2018.

ABQ Mural Fest, Albuquerque, NM, Participating Muralist, 2018.

Site-specific project for the corporate loan program at the DeCordova sculpture park and museum. Cambridge, MA. 2017

Muro al Barrio. Outdoor community murals, Cali, Colombia. 2017

Cambridge Innovation Center. Indoor mural, 17th floor. Boston, MA. 2017

Render Coffee at 121. Indoor floor mural. Boston, MA. 2016

Brooklyn Boulders Somerville. Indoor mural. Somerville, MA.

Boston Redevelopment Authority. “Art in the Window” project. Downtown Boston, MA.

Commission for Boston Public Art. “Paintbox Project.” Dorchester, MA. 

Hot off the Press restaurant. Indoor Mural: Musician and logo design. Cambridge, MA.

VIP Auto Tech. Outdoor mural: Ad and logo designs. Mattapan, MA. 

Exhibitions 

2018

“Streets of Colombia” La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA.

"FORT-itude: The ART of Play.” Fuller Craft Museum. Brockton, MA.

"Paseo de las Américas" Nave Cultural. Mendoza, Argentina.

ART 4.0" by Scan & Make. Fort Mason Arts Center. San Francisco, CA.

"Beacon Hill Art Walk" Boston, MA.

“Art-cetera” Boston, MA,

“Bogota to Boston” South Shore Arts Center. Cohasset, MA.

"Park Fest" @ deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. Lincoln, MA.

"Secret Gardens"  Nave Gallery. Somerville, MA.

“CALICALOR” (Solo Show), Gomas Cvli Galeria, Cali, Colombia.

2017

“Global Arts, Eats and Beats.” CIC Boston, MA.

Future Arts Festival. The Armory, Somerville, MA

Habitation” Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.

“Fresco Exchange.” Centro Cultural de Cali. Cali, Colombia.

“Recent and Previous Works by Felipe Ortiz.” Cambridge Common, MA. 

2016

“Boston Arts Festival.” Boston, MA.

“Eclectic art and design.” Boston Design Center. Boston MA.

“Locality.” Cambridge Innovation Center, Boston MA

“ArtWeek Boston” at Cambridge Innovation Center. Boston, MA.

224 Boston St. Restaurant presents “Works by Felipe Ortiz and Adam O’Day.” Boston, MA. 

 2015 

Private corporate display at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Boston, MA.

Private corporate display at Cambridge Innovation Center. Boston, MA.

"Wide Open 6." Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition. Brooklyn, NY.

“Architectura Articulation." Audio concepts. Boston, MA. 

2014 

"The Works of Felipe Ortiz." South End Realty Group (solo exhibit) Boston, MA.

"Recent Paintings" Works by Felipe Ortiz. Christopher's Bar and Restaurant (solo exhibit) Cambridge, MA. 

224 Boston St. Restaurant presents “Recent Paintings by Felipe Ortiz” (solo exhibit) Boston, MA.

2013

Eastern Bank of Brookline presents "Paintings by Felipe Ortiz" (solo exhibit) Brookline, MA. 

"Around the World" Picture Place Gallery. Brookline, MA.

The Equal Exchange Cafe presents "Works by Felipe Ortiz.” (solo exhibit) Boston MA.

Za Restaurant presents "Works by Felipe Ortiz" (solo exhibit) Arlington MA.

"Ambassadors" Scollay Square Gallery. Boston City Hall. Boston MA. 

2012

"Wide Open 3" Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition (curated by Charlotta Kotik) Brooklyn, NY. 

“10th Annual Boston Arts Festival" Boston, MA. 

"Winter Display" 224 Boston St. Restaurant. (solo exhibit) Boston, MA. 

2011 

“Salad 3.0” Lot F Gallery, Boston, MA.

“November Display” JP Licks, Jamaica Plain, MA.

“18th Jamaica Plain Open Studios” Cheverus Building. Jamaica Plain, MA.

“Spring and Winter Sale” Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.

“Champagne, Cake and Art” Whitman Town Hall. Whitman, MA.

“Chain Letter” Samson Projects Gallery. Boston, MA.

“Espiritus Afines” Casa de la Cultura East Boston, MA.

“Eclectic” Casa de la Cultura. East Boston, MA.

“Fire Works” Lot F Gallery. Boston, MA.

“Facing Out” The Outpost Gallery. Cambridge, MA.

2010

“The Connect” Lot F Gallery. Boston, MA.

“F.A.M.E.” Via Matta Restaurant. Boston, MA.

“Spring and Winter Sale” Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.

“Abington Studios Show” 200 Wales Studios. Abington, MA.

2009

"The New Different” Lot F Gallery. Boston, MA. 

“Collective Expressions” 200 Wales St. Studios. Abington, MA. 

“Boston Biennial” Atlantic works Gallery. Boston, MA. 

"SOWA Art Walk" Harrison Ave. Boston, MA. 

"2009 Senior Show” Bakalar Gallery. Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA.

“21st. Annual Mass. Art Benefit Auction” Bakalar Gallery Boston, MA. 

“Everything that was, is, and will be” Thesis show at Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA. 

"The Urban Influence" Carry Memorial Library. (Solo Show) Lexington, MA. 

2008

Garage on Ivy Gallery, Cambridge, MA. The Attic, Cambridge, MA . 

At the Buzzer, Allston, MA . 

Abott Kinney Festival, Venice, CA.

“Studio 402” Student life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA.

“Foundation Factory” Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA.

 

Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.
BFA, Painting. September 2006 – May 2009.

Alfred University, Alfred, NY.
Fine Arts. September 2003 – May 2004.


Teaching Experience

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.
Faculty Adjunct. February 2010 – May 2011.
Assisted pre-college classes: Introduction to Painting, Figurative Drawing and Portfolio Development.


The Waldorf School, Lexington, MA.
Substitute Teacher. May 2005 – June 2006.
Taught Spanish classes for 1-8 grades. Assisted with writing lesson plans and class exercises. 

Art Related Experience

“Fresco Exchange”
Organizer and Founder. January 2015 – present.
Representing artists through an artistic and cultural exchange between Boston, USA and Cali, Colombia, including gallery exhibits, workshops, and public art interventions.

Bakalar and Paine Gallery, at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.   
Art and Exhibition Handler. December 2016 - present.                  
Assisted in the gallery preparation for exhibits, installing, handling, and packing artwork.

Artex. Inc. Somerville, MA.                                                                                    
Art Handler. September 2014 - December 2016.                                          
Assisted in museum style packing, transportation, and installation of artwork.

Press

Interview with Mauricio Belmonte. Tardes del sol, Telepacifico. Cali, Colombia. Feburary 6th, 2017.

Coverage. James Morgan. Sep. 25th 2011.

“JP Open Studios Opens with Flavor and Flair” Jamaica Plain Patch. April 29th 2011. By Pablo Ruiz.

“Los Hispanos y el Arte” Tu America, East Boston MA.  Dec. 10th 2009.

“The Urban Influence” Minuteman Paper. Lexington MA. Feb. 2012. By Kevin Hebb.

"Felipe Ortiz.” Abstrak Magazine. www.abstraks.com