Jesus Aguilar-Diaz


Jesus Aguilar-Diaz was born in San Lucas de O’Campo, Durango, Mexico and lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2006, he received his MFA in Video and Multimedia from Mills College in Oakland, and in 1999, his BFA in Photography from San Jose State University. He’s been awarded the Headlands Center for the Arts MFA Studio Residency, the Herringer Prize for Excellence in Studio Art, and a grant from the James Irvine Foundation for Intersections at the 2nd Bienniel 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge.

Recent shows include, Floating Chronologies, at Space 47 in San Jose, The Projected Image, at Sonoma State University, In the Beginning, at UC San Diego’s Art Gallery , The Contact Project, in Lancaster, United Kingdom, No Entropy, a solo show at Stephen Wirtz Gallery, in San Francisco, Ergonomics Exercises, a video installation curated by the Oakland Museum of Art at the Oakland International Airport.



Course Offerings:

Fall 2022:
PHOT 125 – Special Topics in Photography (Architectural Photography)
HA 187 – Creative Team Practicum

Spring 2023:
PHOT 129 – Professional Practices in Photography
HA 187 – Creative Team Practicum