Jenelle Esparza is an interdisciplinary artist who was born in the coastal city of Corpus Christi, TX. Esparza has exhibited nationally in institutions such as The DePaul Art Museum in Chicago, IL, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including the 2015 NALAC Artist Grant and the summer 2018 Artpace International Artist Residency. Her work recently was acquired to the permanent collection of the San Antonio Museum of Art. In addition, Esparza is also a team member of the Education Department at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Rigoberto Luna is an artist & designer, and independent curator, most notably for the City’s World Heritage Office and Department for Culture & Creative Development. Luna has served as a 2021 Selection Panelist for the Civic Art Collection at Houston Airports, Juror of the Rising Eyes of Texas at Rockport Center for the Arts, Juror for the 2020 Third Coast Biennial National Juried Exhibition at K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, TX, and panelist for the Third Annual Tito’s Prize at Big Medium in Austin, TX. Luna currently works in the Exhibitions Department at the San Antonio Museum of Art and as Curatorial Assistant and Exhibition Coordinator for Big Medium’s Texas Biennial.