Miguel’s work is a contemporary approach to art making through the utilization of new technologies such as 3D modeling, texturing, sculpting and volumetric photogrammetry. This practice exists on a continuum of his larger goals as a world-builder in efforts of both deconstructing and reconstructing the complexities of the human experience and the immortal potential of our collective digital afterlife.
Past projects include work as a musician and visual artist under several pseudonyms that have been featured regionally and nationally including performances at the Empire Theater, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Navajo Nation Museum and more. Visual art exhibitions include the McNay Art Museum, the Mexican American Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center and a recent solo exhibition at the Visual Art Center in downtown Austin. Awards include the Trinity University Hendricks Award for Excellence in the Arts, two time recipient of the Luminaria Arts festival grant, two time first place recipient for the San Antonio Film Commission Neighborhood Film. Press and publications include interviews with the Glasstire, Sightlines Magazine, San Antonio Express-News, the SA Current and the Daily Texan.