2009  M.F.A.  University of North Texas

2004  B.F.A.  Arizona State University



2017-Present  Mentor in The Low Residency MFA program- School of Art Institute of Chicago

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

2015-17          Board Member for the Museum and Cultural Affairs Division for the City of El Paso

2016               Temporary Public Art Program with the City of El Paso and UTEP Sculpture

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



2017               Royse Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ

                       Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX



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



2017               Little SCULPTURE show, The Studios Inc, International Sculpture Conference Exhibition, Kansas City, MO

                       Texas Biennia, Austin, TX

                       Southwest Contemporary Today, Royse Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ

                       Pan de Vida no Divida, AMBOS Project Collaboration, El Paso, TX

                       Chaos! Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       La Frontera, Galeria 409, Brownsville, 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

                       Trans-Border 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



2017        “Forget the Wall…,” by Sarah Cascone, Artnet News

                “Fusion Gallery/Angel Cabrales,” by Denise Nelson Prieto, Fusion Magazine, El Paso, TX

                “Workshop in El Paso Connects…,” by Nestor Infanzon, Texas Architect, , Austin, TX

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

                “Artist Spotlight: Angel Cabrales,” by Victoria Molinar, 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



2017        AMBOS Project Collaboration, El Paso, TX

                ASU Neon Workshop, Arizona State, Tempe, AZ

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



2017        International Sculpture Conference, Kansas City, MO

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



2017        Nominated Student Guillermo Gutierrez was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in Contemporary

                       Sculpture from The International Sculpture Center.

                Juror: 45th International Art Show, Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts, Brownsville, TX

2014        Juror: Thermal PHX, Monorchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                Juror: Salon De Refuses, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

2013        Honorarium, Aurora, Dallas TX

                Juror: Sculptechular 2013, the Frisco Discovery Center, Frisco, TX

                Juror: Earthfest 2013, Linear Park, Brownsville, TX

2012        UTB Student Exhibition Grant, Security Services Federal Credit Union

                Brownsville Mayor’s Award, the 41st Adult international Art Show, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

2009        Exhibition Grant, Centraltrak, University of Texas at Dallas




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