b. 1979, Houston, TX 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

• San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

• Casa Chuck, San Antonio, TX 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (SOLO)

• Ain't Necessarily So, Sala Diaz, SATX, Jul-Aug 2014

Ed Saavedra: Paintings for a Razed Hotel, Hello Studio, SATX, Dec-Jan 2013-14

Ed Saavedra: the best of all possible worlds, The Shittr, Brooklyn, NY, Aug 2012

Hello, my name is SAAVEDRA., Wrong Store, Marfa, TX, Apr 2012

Edstravaganza, SMART Art Project Space, SATX, Jul 2011

Ed Saavedra does D.F., granados26, Mexico City, MX, May 2011

Ed Saavedra: Artist in Residence, FL!GHT, SATX, Apr 2011

Ed Saavedra: Things Have Gone to Pieces, G Gallery, Houston, TX, Apr 2011

Ed Saavedra Trunk Show, SMART Art Project Space, SATX, Feb 2011

Requiem for an English Major, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, SATX, Jan 2011

things have gone to pieces, Three Walls, San Antonio, TX, Dec 2010

Ed Saavedra's Three Hour One-Day Sale!!!, FL!GHT, SATX, May 2010

Makin' Copies, Luminaria, Gonzalez Convention Center, SATX, Mar 2010

All By Myself 2008-09, FL!GHT, SATX, Mar 2009

(what's so funny about) thirteen paintings, FL!GHT, SATX, Mar 2008

paintings great and small, Red Room, SATX, Nov 2006

13 paintings by ed saavedra, Travis 151, SATX, Jan 2006

SAAVEDRA, FL!GHT, Blue Star Art Silos, SATX, Mar 2005

enemy combatant, 354 Blue Star, Big Tex Grain Mills, SATX, Oct 2004

• Herzog lecture party, Cinematexas, Blue Theater, Austin, TX, Sep 2002

Brother Fetus, The Honey Factory, SATX, Jul 2002

 SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (GROUP)

• East Bound And Down, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Apr 11-May 3 2015

• Seven Minutes in Heaven, Fox Motel, SATX, Mar 7 2015

• Regarding Ruscha, McNay Art Museum, SATX, Jan 21-May 17 2015

• Go Spurs Show, Studio 103, SATX, Nov 7-Dec 31 2014

Mavericks (Sala Diaz Gala), Gallagher Ranch, Helotes, TX, Jun 2013

Five x Seven, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX, Apr 2013

San Antonio Collects: Contemporary, San Antonio Museum of Art, TX, Mar 2012

There's no 'I' in tacos., Farm to Market Arts, Lubbock, TX, Jan 2012

Salon des Refuses, Trouser House, New Orleans, LA, Oct 2011

Zymurgy, FL!GHT, SATX, May 2011

The Long Table of Love, Sala Diaz, SATX, Mar 2011

Texas Drops By, Mad is Mad Gallery, Madrid, Spain, Feb 2011

San Antonio Draws, McNay Art Museum, SATX, Feb - May 2011

THIS PLANE IS DEFINITELY CRASHING, Palo Alto College, SATX, Nov 2010

Que Pasa?, P.A.S.A. Studio, SATX, Jul - Sep 2010

Texas cae en un trozo de tela, Museo de Arte Moderno, Trujillo, Peru, Sep 2010

Halfbreeds, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX, Jun - Aug 2010

Über Progressive, one9zerosix Gallery, SATX, Jul 2010

Dependents, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Jul 2010

The Red Dot, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, Gallery 4, SATX, May 2010

Art Lies Spring Roundup, BOX 13 ArtSpace, Houston, TX, Apr 2010

Amalgamations, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, SATX, Mar - May 2010

Bling Bling Fling, Artpace, SATX, Oct 2009

A Lada Dada Gala, La Villita Assembly Hall, SATX, Jun 2009

DuChampions of the Readymade, Lone Star Studios, SATX, Feb 2009

SNEEZE!, FL!GHT, SATX, Dec 2008

Greetings From Mañanaland, FL!GHT, SATX, Oct 2008

Hello, Walls., FL!GHT, SATX, Jul 2008

The Red Dot, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, SATX, June 2008

Rrose Rrizin', Rrose Amarillo, SATX, Jul 2007

Olmos Famous, Ortiz Contemporary, SATX, Jul 2007

Building Up Steam, StoneMetal Press, SATX, Jul 2007

Rrose Rrizin', Rrose Amarillo, SATX, Jul 2007

The Red Dot, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, SATX, Jun 2007

• (outdoor inaugural group show), Museo Alameda, SATX, May 2007

Conjunto, Institute of Texan Cultures, UTSA, TX, May - Oct 2007

Lost and Found, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, SATX, Jan 2007

Cell2Cell2Cell, Ryder Project, New York, NY, Nov 2006

The Road to Nowhere is Infinite, FL!GHT, SATX, Jul 2006

SAAVEDRA: Manuel, Fabio, & Ed, Gallista Gallery, SATX, Jul 2006

Eve of Destruction, FL!GHT, Blue Star Art Silos, SATX, Oct 2005

FL!GHT SignFest Project, SATX, Jul 2005

Burros on the Verge: L.A. David+Ed Saavedra, ONE9ZERO6 Gallery, SATX, Jul 2005

• This is where you belong, I'm going to get mine someday, FL!GHT, SATX, Jul 2005

L.A. Art Fest (indoor), Downtown Artist District, Los Angeles, CA, Jun 2005

Out of Context, Contemporary Art San Antonio (C.A.S.A), SATX, May 2005

Frank Guerrero/Ed Saavedra: New Work, Kilworth Manor, Houston, TX, Dec 2002

The Show That Wouldn't Die, Red House, Blue Star Arts Complex, SATX, Oct 2002

 SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (COLLABORATIVE)

They said we looked suspicious.., Clamp Light Gallery, SATX, Mar 2014

Delbau (Justin Parr), Luminaria, Women's Pavilion, SATX, Mar 2011

Soul Flow 2.0: justin parr & ed saavedra, Gallery 118, SATX, Jul 2007

Soul Flow, Travis I51, SATX, May 2006

 SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS (W/ JUSTIN PARR)

I'd Rather Get Fired Than Quit, Blue Star LAB, SATX, Aug - Oct, 2010

Are you ready for Fiesta?: Benavides/Diaz/Ramirez/Mondini-Ruiz, FL!GHT, Mar 2010

Welcome to the Gun Show / Blown in San Antone, FL!GHT, Nov 2009

Greetings from Mañanaland, FL!GHT, TX, Oct 2007

Eve of Destruction, FL!GHT, Blue Star Art Silos, SATX, Oct 2005

 SELECTED DISCUSSIONS/LECTURES/PANELS

Portraits from the Contemporary Collection, San Antonio Musueum of Art, June 5, 2012

THIS PLANE IS DEFINITELY CRASHING, Palo Alto College, SATX, Nov 10, 2010

I'd Rather Get Fired Than Quit, Blue Star LAB, SATX, Sep 22, 2010

Amalgamations panel discussion, Hilton Palacio Del Rio, SATX, Mar 24, 2010

• Moderator, World Accordion in Folk, Pop, and Art Music, Intl. Accordion Fest, 2001

 PUBLISHED ARTWORK

• "manifest destination blues," Art Lies #63, Fall/09, p 17

• defacedbook

 MISCELLANIA

• Senior creative co-conspirator, FL!GHT, SATX, 2006 - present

• Indoor exhibition coordinator, L.A. Art Fest, Los Angeles, CA, Jun 2005

• Arts Editor, San Antonio Current, SATX, Oct 2001 - Mar 2002

• Awards designer/fabricator, Cinematexas, Austin, TX, 2001

 AWARDS

• CAMMY award, “Putting the Light in Luminaria,” 2010

 PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Austin, Berlin, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Guangzhou, Houston, Los Angeles, Marfa, Mexico City, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Omaha, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Paul, Toronto