Eduardo Pineda

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Eduardo Pineda has created over 56 murals for cities, museums, school districts, universities, corporations, unions and commercial businesses since joining the Community Mural Movement in 1978. His mural partnership, Fresco (1990-98), with legendary muralist Raymond Patlán produced over 20 murals. Pineda teamed up with Oakland muralist Joaquin Alejandro Newman (2008-13) to produce 10 murals and public art works. The duo received two commissions from the Alameda County Arts Commission: REACH Ashland Youth Center (2013) and 100 Families Highland Hospital Community Mural Project (2010).

In 2009 Pineda painted a mural for a health clinic in Bamako Mali, West Africa, and produced a photo series for the Alameda County Arts Commission. He was the Director of Education at the Museum of the African Diaspora (2006-2007) and held multiple education posts at SFMOMA (1990-2006).

In 2013, Pineda curated The Tree of Life and Death: Días de los Muertos 2013, the 19th annual Days of the Dead exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California and Rosa Valdez: 2x2 Solos at Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland. In 2010 he co-curated Images: Independence and Revolution an on-going exhibition of permanent collection objects for The Mexican Museum, San Francisco.

In addition to teaching in Diversity Studies, he taught public school teachers through the Center of Art and Public Life (2003-2006) and is an Arts Integration Specialist for the Alameda County Office of Education. He regularly collaborates with San Francisco State University anthropology professors and students to produce murals about health.

Pineda's artworks are in the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts and the San Francisco Arts Commission and Alameda County Arts Commission public art collections.

Adjunct Professor, Diversity Studies
Adjunct Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies

BFA, San Francisco Art Institute: MA, San Francisco State University