Education

 

Masters of Fine Arts University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, Spring 2016
Thesis: Rehoming Athleticism : Channelling Muscle Memory into Traces, Sculpture, and Performance, Advised by Professors Kip Fulbeck, Colin Gardner, Kim Yasuda, and Helen Taschian

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design California State University, Chico, CA, Fall 2011
Minor in Studio Arts, with an emphasis in sculpture


Solo Exhibitions

Atrium, March 2019, Machines with Magnets, Pawtucket, RI, two-person

Corporeal Topography, September 2017, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Risk Verses Thrill, part of (GLAMFA), 2017, Merlino Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

I Heard Something Pop, 2015, Show and Performance, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Don’t Think; Just Do, 2015, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

 

Wasted on the Banks of Lethe, 2018, The Basic Premise, Ojai, CA

Western Cast Iron Art Conference National Juried Exhibition, 2018, Professional show, Juror: Marianne Laury, Granite City, IL

Transformed: Digital to Corporal, 2018, International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art - Kresge Gallery, Juror: Kiana Honarmand, Dunmore, PA

Combined Effort, 2018, Sea Farm City, benefit for the ACLU, Los Angeles, CA

Transpose, 2018, East Side International (ESXLA), Juror: Kristina Newhouse, Los Angeles, CA

Northern Exposure, 2018, The Arts Fund, Allan Hancock College faculty, Santa Barbara, CA

Hand in Hand: Craft and New Technologies, 2018, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI and in Traverse City, MI

Body Matters, 2017, Art, Design, & Architecture Museum, Curator: Holly Gore, Santa Barbara, CA

(GLAMFA) Greater Los Angeles Area Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, 2017, Merlino Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA 

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, 2016, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, MFA Group Show, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Pardon My Condition, 2014, Southern California MFA Group Show, Raymond Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Alibi of Validity, 2013, Alumni Group Show, Laxon Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA

Student Art Show, 2012, Mesa College Art Gallery, Mesa Community College, San Diego, CA

Western Cast Iron Art Conference National Juried Exhibition, 2012, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Interior Design BFA Exhibition, 2011, Bell Memorial Union 3rd Floor Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA


Teaching Experience

Lecturer at Allan Hancock College, Lompoc/Santa Maria, CA

Fall 2018/2019 - Art Appreciation  (Santa Maria, CA)

Spring 2018/2019 - Art Appreciation  (Lompoc, CA)

Fall 2017 - Sculpture 1 & 2 (Santa Maria, CA)

Lecturer at University of California, Santa Barbara

Spring 2017/2018/2019 - Introduction to Spacial Practices

Winter 2018/2019 - Digital Sculpture: Explorations in Craft and New Technologies

Fall 2017 - Introduction to Spacial Practices and and Image Studies

Fall 2016 - Introduction to Photography

Lecturer for the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Fall 2018 - Background Noise : Making Sound Tangible

Lecturer/Technical Director for the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Winter 2018 -  College of Creative Studies - Original Musical: Shake On It 

Teaching Fellow for the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Spring 2017 - The Apparatus: Investigations in Performative Sculpture and Performance

Winter 2017 - Exploring the Act of Making Multiples

Fall 2016 - Iron, Gender, & Power

Critic at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Spring 2017 - Senior Portfolio Review, Guest Critic for junior/senior studio practice


Awards

Public Art Commission, awarded by Santa Maria Arts Council, Abel Maldonado Community Center, proposed install: August 2019

Scholarship, The Corning Museum of Glass, Summer 2018

Set Designer, Representation of the Braid Groups, the winning video of Science Magazine’s international Dance your PhD Competition, 2017

Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision, Issue 7, Salon 2017, curated by Georgia Erger

General Work-Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, 2017

Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Summer 2017

Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016-2017

Lead Teaching Assistant, UCSB Department of Art, 2015-2016

Block Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014-2016

Levitan Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014-2016

1st place, 56th Annual Student Art Show, University Art Gallery, Juror: Kevin Chin, California State University, Chico, CA, 2011


Public Lectures

Corporeal Space, July 27, 2017, Part of the show, Body Matters, curated by Holly Gore, Art, Design, & Architecture Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

Corporeal Space, July 18, 2017, Art 1A - Visual Literacy, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Re-Homing Athleticism, January 31, 2017, Art 101 - Artists in Their Own Words, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Radical Ephemeralities, April 22, 2016, UCSB’s 41st Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Artist talk, March 9, 2015, Art 1A - Visual Literacy, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA


Workshops

University of Montana - Missoula Arts Council New Year’s Eve Iron Pour

Assisted in pour with Jesse Blumenthal, December 29 - January 1, 2018/19

Western Cast Iron Art Alliance, IL

Sand Mold Workshop, Ted Uran and Tiny Iron, Lost Wax - Centrifugal Casting, Toby Flores & Ashley Hope Carlisle, October 3 - 6, 2018

Corning Museum of Glass, NY

Kiln Casting: Demystifying the Digital, Norwood Viviano, May  - June 2, 2018

International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, PA

Resin-Bonded Sand Mold Making, Toby Flores, May 28 - June 2, 2018

Penland School of Crafts, Introduction to Powder Coating, Ashley Buchanan, August 27 - September 2, 2017

Anderson Ranch Art Center, Digital Foundry: Exploring Historical and Contemporary Methods, Norwood Viviano, June 26 - July 7, 2017

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Furniture Design, Wood, John Brooks, June 9 - June 21, 2013

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Furniture Design, Wood/Mixed Media (cork), Daniel Michalik, June 24 - July 9, 2012

Stephanie Syjuco, California State University, Chico, CA, April 6-8, 2012

Participated in producing objects for International Orange, for The 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge

Anne Beffel, California State University, Chico, CA, September 13, 2010