2009  M.F.A.  University of North Texas

2004  B.F.A.  Arizona State University




2015-Present  Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture-University of Texas at El Paso

2014-15          Lecturer in Sculpture- University of Texas at El Paso

2011-13          Full Time Lecturer in Sculpture- University of Texas at Brownsville




1998-Present  Independent Multi-Media Artist

2016               Created a Temporary Public Art Program with the City of El Paso and UTEP Sculpture Dept.

2015-              Present Board Member for the Museum and Cultural Affairs Division for the City of El Paso

2015-              Board Member for the Public Art Committee for the City of El Paso



2016               It Came from Beyond the Border, The Purple Gallery, El Paso, TX

                       Operation: Al Pastor, The Ro2 Gallery, Dallas TX

                       Delineation, The MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix AZ

                       It Came from Beyond the Border, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2014               Juegos Fronteras, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

                       Borderlands, Cube Gallery, El Paso, TX

                       Turn of the Sentry, East Fork Gallery, TCC Trinity River Campus, Fort Worth, TX



2016               Chaos! The Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       Rogers Lake Residency Exhibition, Flagstaff Modern and Contemporary, Flagstaff, AZ

2015               Distilled in the Desert, Grant Street Studios, International Sculpture Conference Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

                       Counter Narratives, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX

                       Amexica: Le Mur Frontière, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

                       Chaos! The Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       AMoA Biennial 600: Sculpture, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

                       Artillery: Contemporary Art Influenced Through Weaponry, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ

2013               Aurora 2013, Dallas Arts District, Dallas, TX

                       Rotting the Barrel, MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Chaos! The Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       TEJANO:  Contemporary Hispanic Artists of Texas, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX

                       El Paso-Juarez Third Biennial 2013, El Paso Museum of Art , El Paso, TX and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez,

                           Chihuahua, Mexico

                       Arizona Catalyst, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ

2012               Seis, Galeria 409, Brownsville, TX

                       Active-8: A Mini-Ennial in Texas Art, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX





2016        “50 Artworks inspired by Politics, Social Justice and Elections,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ

                “Artist Spotlight: Angel Cabrales,” What’s up, El Paso, TX

                “Cabrales Showcases New Art Exhibit,” Prospector, El Paso, TX

                "On The Eve of the Presidential Election…,” Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX

                “Best Art We Saw in Metro Phoenix in August,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ

                “IN CASE YOU MISSED: DELINEATION AT MONORCHID,” The Arts Beacon, Phoenix, AZ

                “Critic’s Pick,” Visual Art Source, Phoenix, AZ

                “Teacher Knows Best,” Art Avenue Magazine, El Paso, TX

                “Artists portray border issues using sculpture and painting,” Cronkite News, Arizona PBS

                “Artist Spotlight on Angel Cabrales,” by Nicole Royse, Arizona Foothills Magazine, Phoenix, AZ

2015        “ARTillery explores gun imagery,” by Kerry Lengel, The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ

                “ARTillery: or welcome to the gun show,” by Casey Blake, East Valley Tribune, Tempe, AZ

                “ARTillery” Group Show Looks at Weapons as Art,” by Caro, Hi-Fructose: New Contemporary Art magazine

                “ARTillery at Mesa Contemporary,” by Lorenzo Pereira, WideWalls Magazine

                “Art Against the Wall,” Oxford American Society

2014        “Photoville: War is Not Healthy of Children and Other Living Things,” BagNews

                “Make Art Not War: Portraits of Artists on the US-Mexico Border,” by Julie Grahame, Huffington Post

                “La Frontera- The Mexican-American Border and it’s Artists,” by Stefan Falke, Edition Faust

                “AURORA 2013: Light of Convergence,” Video by Agora Entertainment

                “Interactive art exhibition portrays paranoia with dark sense of humor,” The Collegian, Fort Worth, TX

2013        “ANGEL CABRALES,”

                “What’s “Rotting the Barrel?” Local Revibe, Phoenix, AZ

                “El Paso-Juarez ‘Biennial’: International exhibit offers stellar work, relevant questions,” El Paso Times, TX

                "Exploring the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum,” East Valley Moms Blog, Phoenix, AZ

                “Generation Boom,” Art Musings Blog

                “A review of Arizona Catalyst at Mesa Contemporary Arts,” Things to do in Phoenix,

                “Exploding from Arizona,”

                “Angel Cabrales,” LA FRONTERA: Artists along the US Mexican Border

                “Angel Cabrales,” Ultra: Extra - Who is that,,

2012        “Rocket Scientist’s son shapes art student’s minds,” The El Paso Times, El Paso, TX

                “Sculpture professor shapes artists at UTB,” The Monitor, McAllen, TX

                “Professor inspires Creativity with a purpose,” The Brownsville Herald, Brownsville, TX, Page A1

                “Cabrales teaches next generation of sculptors,” UNT CVAD Stories from The Avant-Garde, Denton, TX

                “Sculpting Lives,” La Vida Valle

                “An Award with a Message,” Bloggin' All Things Brownsville



2016        Crossways Foundation Workshop, Rubin Center/ Purple Gallery, El Paso, TX

                Creative Life Series, Artistic Influences, Rubin Center, El Paso, TX

2015        El Paso Museum of Art, A Panel Discussion on Art, Politics and Society, El Paso, TX

2014        East Fork Gallery, Artist talk, Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus, Fort Worth, TX

2013        Purple Pop Up Gallery, Artist talk, El Paso, TX

2012        International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Art in the Age of High Security, Artist Panel, UCLA,

                     Los Angeles, CA



 2016       Rogers Lake Residency, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

 2015       International Sculpture Conference, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

 2012       International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA




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