Born in Mexico, Arely Morales moved to Nacogdoches, TX at the age of 14. Morales received her BFA in Painting and Photography from Stephen F Austin State University in 2015 and later received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Washington in 2017. Her work focuses on issues of identity, humanity and invisibility of the Latino immigrant community in the United States.
Currently, Morales is teaching drawing and painting as an adjunct professor at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and is also a visiting lecturer for the University of Washington. She is a 2019 recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant and Her work has been featured in many group and solo exhibitions including Kirk Hopper Fine Art in Dallas, TX, Art League Houston, TX, The Masur Museum, LA and more recently at The University of Texas at Arlington.
The Gallery at UTA
October 19, 2020 – November 21, 2020
One by One
Art League Houston
November 15, 2019 – January 4, 2020