(born and raised in Los Angeles, California U.S.A)
2008-09 MFA in Painting Tyler School of Art -Temple University: Philadelphia, PA.
2007-08 MFA Candidate in Painting Tyler School of Art – Temple University: Rome, Italy
2007 BFA Painting and Drawing, California State University Long Beach: Long Beach, CA.
Dirty Pretty Things: Gallery 102 – Crane Arts, Philadelphia, Pa
Philadelphia Truck Expo: Icebox, Philadelphia, Pa.
Solo exhibition: Sleepwalkin’: Artspace Liberti: Philadelphia, Pa.
((Untitled)): Gallery 102 – Crane Arts Building: Philadelphia, PA
An Oasis of Thought, Crane Arts Old School: Philadelphia, PA.
Solo Exhibition: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Temple Gallery: Philadelphia, PA.
Everyone but Gus, Temple University Gallery: Rome, Italy
Mind Your P’s and D’s, I-5 Gallery: Los Angeles, CA.
Chromaniacs, LA Art Space: Culver City, CA.
Insights, University Art Museum (CSU Long Beach): Long Beach, CA.
BFA Senior Show, Gatov Gallery: Long Beach, CA.
Wasteland, Gatov Gallery: Long Beach, CA.
Another Year in L.A – Project Space: Los Angeles, CA.
That’s How We Role: Los Angeles (China Town), CA.
Essence, Basswerks Studio & Gallery: Los Angeles, CA.
Apocalypse, Werby Gallery – Curated by Linda Day: Long Beach, CA
Honors / Awards
TBA Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency: Vermont, U.S.A
TBA Algarden Artist Residency: Sweden
Future Faculty Fellowship: Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2012 Dirty Pretty Things, Gallery 102, Philadelphia, Pa.
2011 ((Untitled)) Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
New American Paintings, Issue #104, juried by Nina Gara Bozicnik, Assistant Curator, Currier Museum of Art.
Schawrtz, Chip: North Philly Abstractions in “Dirty Pretty Things”, Knight Arts. July 19, 2012
Top Picks from The Artblog for the month of July 2012. July 3, 2012. Group Exhibition, “Dirty Pretty Things”.
Friedman, Leslie: Sleepwalkin’, Title Magazine. May 7, 2012
Roberta and Libby: Art Safari Episode 11- Fabian Lopez at Artspace Liberti, The Artblog. May 29, 2012
Top Picks from The Artblog for the month of May 2012. April 30, 2012. Solo Exhibition, Sleepwalkin’.
Fallon, Roberta: Studio visit with two Los Angelinos in Philly- Fabian Lopez and Shanna Waddell, The Artblog. September 28, 2011
Fall – 2013
Assitant Professor in Painting at Skidmore College
Adjunct Assistant Professor. Visual Studies / Art – Art Education Department: Tyler School of Art – Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. Classes: Foundation Painting (section 1&2), Intermediate Painting, Foundation Drawing & Intermediate Drawing.
Adjunct Assistant Professor. Art Department: Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ. Classes: Color Theory (sections 1 and 2) and foundation painting.