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

Corporeal Topography, (forthcoming) 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, Solo Show and Performance, 2015, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

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


Exhibitions

 

Body Matters, 2017, Art, Design, & Architecture Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

A Sculpture Exhibition, 2017, Marin Society of Artists Gallery, San Rafael, CA

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

Faculty Group Show, 2016, College of Creative Studies Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

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

Unexpected Opening, MFA Group Show, 2016, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

Thinking About ... , MFA Group Show, 2015, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

UCFZ (University of California, Funk Zone), MFA Group Show, 2015, Gone Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Current Focus, MFA First Year Review Group Show, 2015, Red Barn Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

MFA Open House, Group Show, 2015, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

Full Disclosure, Local Group Show, 2014, North Park Post Office,San Diego, CA

*Glass Box GalleryLikewise, MFA Candidates, 2014, University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

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

Local Artists Group Show, 2014, Low Gallery, San Diego, CA

Alibi of Validity, Alumni Group Show, 2013, Laxon Art Gallery, 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

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


Teaching Experience

Lecturer at University of California, Santa Barbara

Fall 2017 - Image Studies

Lecturer at Allan Hancock Community College

Fall 2017 - Sculpture 1 & Sculpture 2

Lecturer at University of California, Santa Barbara

Spring 2017 - Introduction to Spacial Practices
Fall 2016 - Introduction to Photography

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

Teaching Assistant at University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2016
   - Art and Life, Lead TA - Kip Fulbeck
   - Intermediate Tumbling and Elementary Gymnastics - Mircea Badulescu
   - (registered volunteer TA in all gymnastics courses)
Winter 2016
   - Spatial Practices - Jane Mulfinger
   - Intermediate Tumbling and Elementary Gymnastics- Mircea Badulescu
Fall 2015
   - Image Studies, Lead TA - Laurel Beckman
   - Lower Division Photography - Patrick Gilbert
Summer 2015
   - Art Since the 1950s - Stephanie Washburn
   - Visual Literacy - Helen Taschian
Spring 2015 - Art and Life - Kip Fulbeck
Winter 2015 - Visual Literacy - Helen Taschian
Fall 2014 - Image Studies - Cathy Ellis


Industry Experience

Production Associate (Welder/Fabricator), Santa Barbara Forge and Iron, June 2015- September 2015, Santa Barbara, CA
Competitive Gymnastics Coach, The Rolling Company, August 2012-August 2014, Solana Beach, CA

Studio Arts Intern, The New Children’s Museum, October 2012-May 2013, San Diego, CA Artist/Personal Assistant, Elizabeth Devereaux Architectural Glass, December 2011-June 2012, Chico, CA
Intern/Employee, C-Par Pattern and Model, Summer 2010, Riverside, CA

Awards

Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision, Issue 7, Salon 2017, curated by Georgia Erger (forthcoming)
General Work-Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, 2017, (forthcoming) 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
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

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

Workshop with gum wrappers


Curatorial Work

Staff Only, October 3-7 2016, Staff Members from the History of Art Department, the Art Department, the Image Resource Center, the College of Engineering Machine Shop, Media Arts and Technology, The A,D&A Museum, Group Show, co-curated with Sunny Samuel, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA


Always A Body, January 25-February 5, 2016, Southern California MFA Group Show, co- curated with Vanesa Gingold, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA