Born in San Ysidro, California
Lives and works in Queens, New York
Cooper Union, School of the Arts, New York
Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Bluer Than a Sky Weeping Bones, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, May 27–July 6
Unlearn, Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 27–March 10
Worlds Without Borders, Boers-Li Gallery, New York, New York, April 5–June 15
Two Wampum Row, De Nederlandische Banke, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 14–July 25
Life is One Drop in Limitless Oceans..., Kunstfort, Vijfhuizen, Netherlands, October 19–December 15
Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Nepantla, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, New York, January 14–March 20
Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, July 2–August 2
Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Let Earth Breathe, The Momentary, Bentonville, Arkansas, April 23–September 25
Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Alma, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, New York, June 8–July 21
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Powers That Be, 41 Cooper Union Gallery, New York, New York, March 30–April 3
1st Year Show, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York, April 6–20
United Against Speculation, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York, March 7–April 10
MFA Thesis Exhibit, Fisher Landau Center, Queens, New York, April 27–May 19
I ♥ Paint, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 8–June 7
Manhatta Today: Indigenous Art of N.Y.C., Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, New York, October 13–December 19
Drums Along the Hudson, Indian Road Café, New York, New York, October 13–December 19
Scent, Dickinson Gallery, New York, December 15, 2015–January 12, 2016
The Narrative Figure, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 10–July 4
Summertime, Gaa Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, May 28–June 29
Inside Outside Landscape, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, Maine, October 14–November 26
Home/Not Home on the Water: Early American Currents of Animacy, Disability, and Ecology, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, November 17
The Complexities of Unity, Yale University Institute of Sacred Music, New Haven, Connecticut, March 29–June 13
Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Rodney Dickson, Kenneth Dunne, Sophia Hamann, Barry Stone, Ena Swansea, and Erin Woodbrey, Gaa Gallery Project Space, Cologne, Germany, March 29–June 13
SPRING 2017, Gaa Cologne Project Space, Cologne, Germany, April 23–May 28
Heidi Howard + Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Verano, Gaa Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, September 2–November 25
Concurrent Realities, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, January 12–April 28
Against Forgetting I, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, May 25–July 10
Against Forgetting II, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, May 26–July 1
New Acquisitions, Nederlandische Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hold, Run, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, November 10, 2018–January 26, 2019
Zeit-Geist-Zeit, Gaa Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, August 3–September 21
What’s Love Got to Do With It?, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, August 16–September 15
At Sea, Dorsky Gallery, New York, New York, September 29–December 8
Unlocal Benefit, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, New York, October 16–19
Wasteland: Open Sessions 16, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, November 15, 2019–January 5, 2020
Keith Mayerson: Friends And Family, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California, November 23, 2019–January 4, 2020
Memory Slips, Gaa Projects Cologne, Cologne, Germany, November 28, 2019–January 5, 2020
Land Akin, Smack Mellon, New York, New York, January 9–March 7
Dream Life, BB&M, Seoul, Korea, May 21–July 2
Spring Hill Arts Gathering, K Art, Buffalo, New York, June 16–19
Plein Air, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Tucson, Arizona, May 14, 2022–February 5, 2023
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, California
BOOKS AND CATALOGUES
Gaa Gallery. Josephine Halvorson + Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Correspondences. Provincetown: Gaa Gallery, 2021.
Bishara, Hakim. “92 New York Artists Receive $616,000 in Grants.” Hyperallergic, July 13, 2021.
Corrigan, Patricia. “The Momentary Broadens the Definition of ‘Museum’ in Arkansas.” Next Avenue, May 26, 2022.
Edgington, Colin. “Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Worlds Without Borders.” Brooklyn Rail, June 2019.
———. ” Esteban Cabeza de Baca with Colin Edgington.” Brooklyn Rail, May 2022.
Ghassemitari, Shawn. “BB&M Gallery Presents ‘Dream Life’.” Hypebeast, June 27, 2022.
Gluibizzi, Amanda. “Esteban Cabeza de Baca: Nepantla.” Brooklyn Rail, March 2021: 61.
Kazanjian, Dodie. “Many Artists Began Painting Outside During the Pandemic—And They Might Never Go Back.” Vogue, September 15, 2021.
Majumdar, Sangram. “An ocean of rivers: Esteban Cabeza de Baca.” Two Coats of Paint, May 24, 2019.
Martin, Philip. “CRITICAL MASS: The Momentary, a Crystal Bridges sister museum, puts American art in conversation.” Arkansas Democrat Gazette, May 29, 2022.
McQuaid, Cate. “Layers of heritage and history in paint.” Boston Globe, July 22, 2021.
“MFA Annual #111.” New American Paintings, April 2014 / May 2014.
Mitter, Siddhartha. “Four Artists to Watch Now.” New York Times, April 25, 2019.
Siddhartha, Mitter. “Four Artists to Watch.” New York Times, April 25, 2019.