Selected Group Exhibitions:

Into Action, Los Angeles, California.

TFI Interactive Immigration Co / Lab, Brooklyn, NY.
Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction, New York, NY.
Duelo / Lucha, Matienzo, Buenos Aires Argentina.

The New Vanguard curated by Thinkspace, at the Lancaster Museum of Art. Lancaster, CA.
Demystify, Destroy, Rebuild presented by the Museum of Impact at Gallery Aferro. Newark, NJ.
Forbidden Fruit: Street Art in a National Park curated by the Rockaway Artists Alliance with MOMAPS1. Fort Tilden, NY.
Believe / Become at Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany.
LAX / ORD curated by Thinkspace at Vertical Gallery, Chicago, Il.
Censorship: The legacy of WPA art, It’s messages, and its impact at Gateway Projects, Newark, NJ.
Brown Don't Drown at 17 Frost Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction IV at A+E Studios. New York, NY.
Good Food at Index Art Center. Newark, NJ.

Color Libre at La Respuesta. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Co-Lab at Athen B Gallery. Oakland, CA.
شگفت آور (fabulous) at Shirin Gallery. New York, NY.
Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction III at Joseph Gross Gallery. New York, NY.
Color Polemics Unpacking the Movement Toward Racial Equality and Identity in America at the Gateway Project Spaces. Newark, NJ.

Ready or Not New Jersey Arts Annual at the Newark Museum. Newark, NJ.
Museum Starter Kit: Open with Caution at the Museo Del Barrio. New York, NY.
Depth of a Substance at Succulent Studios. Brooklyn, NY
Deraci Nation at R. Jampol Projects. New York, NY.
Bodega Newmericana at Exit Room Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
Wind up Wonderland at The Gateway Project. Newark, NJ.
50/50 Selected Works at Visiva Gallery. Rome, Italy.
NYC to Tehran at Seyhoun Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran.

Selected Mural Projects and Festivals:

Festival Indomita, Zamora Ecuador.
Fiesta de Colores, Briseño, Ecuador.
Living Walls, The city Speaks, Atlanta, Georgia.

Fiesta de Colores Canoa, Ecuador.
Latido Americano. Asuncion, Paraguay.
Gateways to Newark: Portraits. Newark, USA.
Color Libre. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The Painted Desert Project in Navajo Nation, AZ.
Open Walls Baltimore 2, Baltimore, MD.
Art in Public Spaces, Chicago, IL.
The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ.
Surplus Candy, New York, NY.

Savage Habbit project in Jersey City, NJ.
Aqueduct Murals, Queens, NY.
Los Muros Hablan, New York, NY.
Wall Hunters, Baltimore, MD.
Wall Therapy, Rochester, NY.
Mural Festival, Montreal, Canada.
Arabber Mural Project, Baltimore, MD.
Zoetic Walls, Cleveland, Ohio.

Curated Projects:

Gateways to Newark: Portraits, co curated with Rebecca Jampol. Newark, NJ.
Brown Don't Drown at 17 Frost Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction I, II and III co-curated with the YNY Committee. Brooklyn, NY. Ongoing from 2012

Lectures, panels and workshops:

Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ.

Working Classroom, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

The Brodsky Center educational workshops, New Brunswick, NJ.

Art Reach artist talk, Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark, NJ.

Newark Museum through the Eyes of Gallery Aferro Artists. Newark, NJ.

Lucky Sevens: An Art Salon at El Museo del Barrio. New York, NY.
Seeding Home: Creating Home and Place with Public Art at the NYU’s Preemptive Education Conference in
collaboration with Jess x Chen. New York, NY.
Street Art and Communities of Color at the Civic Media Center. Gainesville, Fl.
Creative Art Works, lead teaching artist. New York, NY.
Open Engagement Conference, panel presentation with Jess X Chen. Oakland, CA.
ConectArte, teaching artist in collaboration with the UN World Food Program. San Salvador, El Salvador.

2015 - Young New Yorkers Transforming Future Geographies, teaching artist. Brooklyn, NY.

Young New Yorkers, teaching artist. Brooklyn, NY. Ongoing
Yollocalli Art Reach, Teaching Artist for Street Art Studio. Chicago, IL.
New Paltz SUNY visiting artist lecturer.
Newark Museum, Ready or Not project presentation and discussion. Newark, NJ.
Saint Peter's Prep, The Arrupe Lecture Series Speaker. JerseyCity,NJ.
City Without Walls, Art Reach XXII mentor. Newark, NJ.
Fountain Art Fair, “The New Muralism” panel discussion. New York, NY.

2013 - El Museo Del Barrio, “Los Muros Hablan” panel discussion. New York, NY.

2012 - Living Walls Conference: “Art Interventions/Community Service” panel lecture. Atlanta, GA.


Working Classroom education residency, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Matienschon residency at Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2016 - Newark Printshop Keyholder residency, at the Newark Printshop. Newark, NJ.

2014 - The Printmaking Center of New Jersey, summer residency. Branchburg, NJ.

2013 - Solos Project House Residency, Newark, NJ.

2012 - Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Reidency, New York, NY.

2010 - Spacebeam international Artist Residency, Incheon, South Korea.

Selected publications and press:

2017 - Aztlan Collective, Without Borders: The Art of Layqa Nuna Yawar
Loca vibes Radio, Arte y Justicia Social ft. Shellyne, IZRreal y Layqa Nuna Yawar.

2016 - Wall Therapy Book, The Synthesis Collaborative,

2014 - Outdoor Gallery New York City by Yoav Litvin, Gingko Press.

Eloquence Magazine, April
Instigator Magazine, vol. 16.

2012 - Juxtapoz Magazine, #136.

Newest Americans: Gateways to Newark
Fusion: Here’s how three emerging Latinx artists found their voices
The Star Ledger: Newark artist LNY creates murals around the world and at home
NBC Latino: Street artist seeks to interact with people and inspire others
The New York Times: Street Artists Paint ‘The Aqueduct Murals’ at the Track
Rutgers University:Global Street Artist Honed His Skills at Rutgers’ Mason Gross
Art Before Fame:
Total Eclipse with LNY
Hyperallergic: Before Trayvon Martin, There Was Oscar Grant Street paintings by artist Lunar New Year.

Rutgers University, BFA. 2007