MFA - Montana State
BFA - Kansas City Art Institute
Armando Ramos grew up in Texas. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Kansas City Art Institute and graduate studies at Montana State University. In the years following graduate school he lived and maintained a studio in San Francisco, CA. Ramos has been an artist in residence at The Richard Cartier Studios (Napa, CA), Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), and at California State University at Long Beach (Long Beach, CA). He is currently a Professor of Art at Valley City State University (Valley City, ND) and was awarded the 2012 Individual Artist Grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts. His work has been exhibited at the Virginia Brier Gallery (San Francisco, CA), The Oakland Museum (Oakland, CA), The Dairy Art Center (Boulder, CO), Elmhurst Art Museum (Elmhurst, IL), Studio Couture (Detroit, MI), and the North Dakota Museum of Art (Grand Forks, ND).