COMMISSIONS (selected)

                    Domingo Tradicional, entry as National finalist for:  Cuervo Mural Tradicional Project, ‘12

                    The Role and History of Education in east Austin, El Centro Austin Community College, Riverside

                        campus, ‘11



                    Dell's Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Sunday Best, Harvest in September, Austin,

                        Texas, '07

    2006 - 04  

                    Dublin Dr. Pepper, Texas Commission on the Arts, Our Royal Line, Dublin, Texas, '06

                    University of Houston Permanent Art Collection, Strength in Caring, Center for Students with

                        Disabilities, Houston, Texas, ‘04

    2003 - 02  

                    Austin Energy, Quincenera, Holly Street Power Plant, Austin, Texas, '03

                    Tokyo Electron, Montopolis, U. S. A., Montopolis  Neighborhood Center, Austin, Texas, '03

    2000 - 1995


                    South Texas Independent School District, The Last Haven, Biblioteca las Americas, Mercedes,

                        Texas, '00

                    Art in Public Places Program, The Visit, Austin Bergstrom  International Airport, Austin, Texas, '99

                    Art in Public Places Program, Comite Patriota, Diez y Seis, Cinco de Mayo, Zaragoza Recreation

                        Center, Austin, TX, ‘96

                    Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Our House, Crockett Elementary,

                        Houston, Texas, '95 -'96

SOLO EXHIBITS (selected)

                    Heaven and Earth, Fidencio Duran, Emma S. BarrientosMexican American Cultural Center, Austin,

                        TX, Jan.17 – March 30, ’13

                    A Painted Memory:  The Art of Fidencio Duran, Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas, Grace Museum,

                        Abilene, Texas, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, Chicago State Univ, Chicago, Illinois, Museo      

                        Latino, Omaha, Nebraska, Mesquite Art Center, Mesquite, Texas, '05 -'07

                    Solo Exhibit, Museo Centenario, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, '01

                    New Paintings, Lyons Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas, '96

                    Family/Community:  Fidencio Duran, Amarillo Art Museum, Amarillo, TX, '94


                    Para La Familia :  Paintings by Rick Hernandez and Fidencio Duran, San Angelo Museum of Fine

                        Arts, San Angelo, TX,  Sept. 19 – Nov. 10, ‘13

                    Significant Works, 25th Anniversary Gifts to the Permanent Collection, National Museum of Mexican            

                        Art, Chicago, IL, Jan. 17 – Apr. 06, ‘13

                    En Papel, a look at contemporary Latino printmakers in the U. S. , curators:  Juan Puentes,

                        Maurizzo Hector Pineda, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA, ‘11

                    Arte Tejano:  of countrysides, barrios, and borders, Curator:  CesareoMoreno, Fundacion Osde

                        Smithsonian Latino Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina ,11


                    Texas Chair Project, Columbus Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, ‘11


                    People's Choice Gallery, Austin, TX , '11

                    Artists Imagine Mexico, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX, ‘10

                    Up against the wall...again, Gay Fay Kelly Art Gallery, Austin, TX, '10


                    Arte Chicano, Emmanuel Gallery, curated by:  Dr. George Rivera, Emmanuel Art Gallery, Denver,

                        CO, ‘09


    2009 -1984

                    Shelter, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, '09

                    Enmascarados- a tribute to Lucha Libre, Angel, Pump Project Art Complex, Austin, TX ' 08- '09


                    Latino Selections from the Permanent Collection, Art Museum of South Texas, curator:  Michelle

                        Locke, Corpus Christi, TX , ‘08

                    Texas Chair Project, Austin Museum of Art, curator:  Damian Priour, Austin, Texas, '08

                    A Declaration of Immigration, National Museum of Mexican Art , curator:  Cesareo Moreno,

                        Chicago, Illinois, '08

                    Cantos del Pueblo, Alameda Museum, curator:  Henry Estrada, San Antonio, Texas, '07

                    Visiones from Post Modern Aztlan, Galeria Lorenzo Homar, Taller Puertorriqueno, curator:  Anabelle

                        Rodriguez, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, '04

                    Chicano Art for our Millenium,  Mesa Southwest Museum, Curator:  Dr. Gary Keller, Mesa, Arizona,


                    Power of Place,  Finesilver Gallery, curator:  Connie Arismendi, San Antonio, Texas, '01

                    Cuatro Cuates, Galeria Sin Fronteras, Austin, TX , '87

                    New Works, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, curator:  Monica Kendraka, Austin, Texas, '87

                    Eleventh Annual National Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Norman R. Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia

                        State University, Emporia, KS,  ‘87

                    Fidencio Duran and Robert Colescott, Hadler/Rodriguez Galleries, Houston, Texas, '84


    2008 -1992       

                    Instructor, Austin Community College, Basic Illustration, Austin, Texas, Summer '02., Basic Illustration

                    Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin, Basic Drawing I, Austin, Texas, Spring '99

                    Instructor, Southwest Texas State University, Basic Drawing I,  Basic Design I, San Marcos, Texas, Fall '93

                    Assistant Instructor, Southwest Texas State University, Basic Drawing I, Basic Design I, San Marcos, Texas,




    2008 -1985       

                    Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX , Aug. '08, paint collaborative mural at Metz Recreation Center, 6-11 years

                        of age


                    Mexic-Arte Museum/Glimmer of Hope Foundation, Austin, TX, Fall '05,paint collaborative mural with group of

                        5th graders

                    La Pena, Austin, TX, ' 02, Floricanto, conduct art workshopwith incarcerated art students that resulted in


                    La Pena, Austin, TX , Spring, '98, paint collaborative tile Mural with 5th grade art class of Hilltop Elementary,

                        DellValle I. S. D.

                     Cultural Council of Victoria, '93, direct collaborative shaped mural with middle and high school art students

                    Tyler Museum of Art/Tyler I. S. D., Sept' 89 - May '90paint collaborative murals with Middle and High School

                        art students

                     La Esperanza, Inc. , Brownsville, TX, 'Sept '85 - May '86 paint large exterior mural with alternative school





    2008 -  2001     

                    On Making Art, Fort Worth Public Art Program, Oct. ' 04

                    Contemporary Chicana/o Art Symposium Speaker, Arizona State University, Aug. '03

                    Slide Lecture, University of Texas at El Paso, Art Department,  El Paso, Texas, '01

                    Lecturer/Critic in Residence, University of Texas at Brownsville, Rancho del Cielo Program, '01, conduct

                        critiques of students’ work



            Alvaro Ibarra, "Enmascarados", Fluent Collaborative, December, (2008)

            Ben Bamsey,  "More than memories", Artworks Magazine, (Winter 2007), 92-96

            Roberta Fallon, "A Good Mix, Visiones from Post Modern Aztlan,  Philadelphia Weekly, (2004)

            Gary D. Keller, Mary Erickson, Kaytie Johnson, Joaquin Alvarado, Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art, I:  92,  

                        Tempe, Arizona, Bilingual Review Press/Editorial Bilingue, 2002

            Glen R. Brown, "Fidencio Duran:  Family/Community",CIRCA, (1994)

            Patricia Johnson, "Introductions", Houston Chronicle, (1984)

COLLECTIONS (selected)

                    San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX

                    Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas

                    Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas

                    Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

                    Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin

                    BELO Corporation, Dallas, Texas

                    Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas


                    BFA  1984    Painting    University of Texas at Austin