EDUCATION

2016  MFA Painting, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

2011  Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

2008  BFA Painting, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (summa cum laude)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021  The Jane Series: New Works by Layla Luna, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX

2020  The Works of Layla Luna, Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton, TX

2019  Trips to Dream Space, Art Room, Fort Worth, TX

           Leaving Home to Find It, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

2018  Desert Over and Over, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX

          The Homesick Project: Exhibition & Artist Residency, Megaphone PHX, Phoenix, AZ

2017  I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2016  The Opulent Eye, Moudy Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

           The More I Build You, Gallery 76102, Fort Worth, TX

2012  In Fives, The Firehouse Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2010  My Life With Birds, Casa Grande Art Museum, Casa Grande, AZ

2009  Aviary, Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ

           Suits, Brand X, Tempe, AZ

2008  Posing Poultry, Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ

 

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018  Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017  While We’re Here: Layla Luna and Stephen Battle, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022  Big Bend, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX

2020  To 40 More!: Artspace111’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX

           The 12th Edition: Anniversary Group Show, Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ

2019  Alumni Invitational Show, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

           Artspace111 @ LHUCA, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

           Chaos 7, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX

           Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Fort Worth, TX

2018  Rising Star 6, Turner House, Dallas, TX

           Art in the Metroplex: Runners Up Show, Art7 Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

           Through a Scope, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2017  Art in the Metroplex: Grand Finale, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2016  Four, BRIK, Fort Worth, TX

           Art in the Metroplex 2016, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

           Homestead, The Moncrief Cancer Institute, Fort Worth, TX

           Transmission, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX

2015  Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Fort Worth, TX

           Exhibitionists, Fort Worth, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX

           Selections, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

           Biennial: Origins in Geometry, Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX

           1-7, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX 

2014  The Here There: On the Particularity of Space, Some Sum Studios, Winona, MN

2012  Art for the People, Square 459 Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2011  Heart On, 5 & 6 Art Space, Scottsdale, AZ

2010  Sensory Consciousness: Works by Arizona Women, A.E. England Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

           Potluck, Fragment Gallery, Tucson, AZ

           What Texas Means to Me, Austin Art Space, Austin, TX

           Bird x Bird 2010, Northrup King Gallery 320, Minneapolis, MN

2009  Offhand: An International Sketch Salon, Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ

2008  Mosaic: Cultural Identity in America, ASU's Museum of Anthropology, Tempe, AZ

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2019-20 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

2018  Megaphone PHX, Phoenix, AZ

2017  Kimmel Harding Nelson, Nebraska City, NE

2015  The Rensing Center, Pickens, SC

2014  Weir Farm Art Center, Wilton, CT

2013  Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

           Madroño Ranch, Medina, TX

2010  Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY