Maritza Jáuregui Neely

"I love to work in any medium, it is all about shaping ideas into new forms"


Past Events

November, 2013: Finished Folkloric Dancers, a commision by UMC, University Medical Center, Children's Hospital in El Paso, TX.

April 29 July26, 2013: Exhibit at El Paso Art Windows, at the El Paso International Airport.

April 24, 2013: The National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society, International competition and Judge Todd A. Williams selected 150 Artworks from 450 Entries and 250 artists from all over the World. Two of Maritza's paintings were selected for this exhibition, "La Espera" and "Hood Reflections". for more information go to: NOAPS.org

Dec 2012: Release of a new children's book, "Bull, The Race Horse" written by Dawn Wolslager and L.C. Hayden.Illustrated by Maritza Jáuregui Neely, available at Amazon.Com

Oct 2012: "Ill Conceived" a mystery novel written by ; cover illustration by: Maritza Jáuregui Neely.

Sept 2012: Maritza was notified that her artwork was selected to be on exhibit at The Art Windows, at The El Paso International Airport from April to July, 2013.

August 2012: "You Can't Be Too Careful", stories written by . Book Cover by Maritza Jauregui Neely. Available at Barnes&Noble.Com

June 2012 Maritza Jáuregui Neely presented her solo exhibit, "Romancing El Paso" at The El Paso City Hall, sponsored by The City of El Paso, The Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, and The Texas Commission on The Arts. Artworks by Maritza Jáuregui Neely.

June 2012, artwork from "Romancing El Paso" on the Cover of El Paso Scene

Nov 2011, Maritza was awarded a grant from The City of El Paso, Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, sponsoring her exhibit, titled "Romancing El Paso."

September 2011, Painted a 13 feet lamp post donated to Hospice El Paso and received the "Best of Show" and "Top Revenue Producer" awards.

2011, "Life in The Rearview Mirror" by Nancy Natalicio, an OLLI/UTEP Publication. Book Cover by Maritza Jáuregui Neely.

2011, "Angels Around Us" , a book by L.C. Hayden. With three inside illustrations by Maritza Jauregui Neely. Available at Amazon.Com

2010, Rio Bravo Watercolorists, "Arts of March", Second Place for "Free Spirit"

2009, EPAA "America The Beautiful", Third Place for "Patriotic Pooch"

September 2010, Release of "Little Mountain", a mystery novel by Bob Sanchez. Book Cover by Maritza Jáuregui Neely. Available at Amazon.Com.

September 2010, painting "Viva El Paso" was the featured cover for El Paso Scene and their annual calendars.

October 2010, painting "Family Portrait" was chosen by the City of El Paso to be proyected onto the Chase building in downtown during the "Chalk The Block" Street Festival.

June 2009, Maritza Jáuregui Neely was a featured artist at El Paso Street Festival Chalk the Block.

"Border Tapestry 2009","Border Tapestry 2010" and "Border Tapestry 2011", Annual publication by El Paso Writters League. Maritza Jáuregui Neely Illustrated the Cover and some poems