MFA in Studio Art: University of California, Davis. Davis, CA. 2011
BA in Art: University of California, Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. 2009
The Soap Factory, Desktop, Minneapolis, MN 2016
Verge Center for the Arts, Windows, Sacramento, CA, 2016
Circuit 12, Marble Head from a Herm, Dallas, TX 2016
Good Weather, Sunny Awnings, North Little Rock, AR 2015
Hap Gallery, Mathew Zefeldt and Kyle Austin Dunn- Back and Forth: Collaborative Paintings, Portland, OR 2014
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Repetition, Simulation, Repetition, Minneapolis, MN 2014
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Forms Forming Forms, Santa Monica, CA, 2013
Hatch Gallery, What Are I?, Oakland, CA, 2013
Michael Rosenthal Gallery, Trying to See the Thing in My Head, San Francisco, CA, 2012
Skinner Howard Contemporary Art, An Alternate Fantastic Reality, Sacramento, CA 2010
Left Field, How High, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2016
Minnesota Museum of American Art, Brick X Brick, St. Paul, MN, 2016
Circuit 12, Mysterious Muck, Dallas, TX, 2015
Waiting Room, Retro Vertigo, Minneapolis, MN, 2015
Lisa Cooley, Eric’s Trip, New York, NY, 2014
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Space for Possibility, St. Louis, MO 2014
Eleanor Harwood Gallery, Figure Ground, San Francisco, CA 2014
MOHS Exhibit, Horse of a Different Colour, Copenhagen, Denmark 2013
Katherine Nash Gallery, Regis 10th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN 2013
ArtMRKT, Swarm Gallery Booth, San Francisco, CA 2013
Fecal Face Dot Gallery, The Diamond Sea, San Francisco, CA 2012
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall National Juried Exhibition, Novato, CA 2012
Illges Gallery, 6 Pack: Working Abs: Six Abstract Painters, Columbus, GA 2012
Pro Arts, Bay Area Currents: What We Can’t See But Want to See is Art, Oakland, CA 2012
Artifact Gallery, Serenity Now, Davis, CA 2012
Vermont Studio Center Gallery, All Hail the Subgenius, Johnson, VT 2012
Pro Arts, Juried Annual 2012, Oakland, CA 2011-12
Michael Rosenthal Gallery, Greatest Hits, San Francisco, CA 2011
Shaper Studios, Sick Whatever presents Free Lunch, San Diego, CA 2011
Richard L. Nelson Gallery, The House of Others: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Davis, CA 2011
RVCA Gallery, Golden State Part 2: Delineation, San Francisco, CA 2010
Mission: Comics and Art, Vim and Vigor, San Francisco, CA 2010
University Club, Great Expectations: First Year MFA Show. Davis, CA 2010
Imagine Fund Award, University of Minnesota. 2016
Imagine Fund Award, University of Minnesota. 2013
Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship. 2011
Faye Nelson MFA Award. UC Davis. 2011
Mary Lou Osborne Award. UC Davis. 2010
Freemon P. Gadbury Award. UC Davis. 2009
Irwin Project Grant. Awarded for Individual Research in Painting. UCSC. 2009
William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship. Individual Scholarship. UCSC. 2009
Irwin Project Grant. Awarded for Individual Research in Painting. UCSC. 2008
2012- Artist in Residence. Vermont Studio Center
2011- CSU River Fellows Resident Artist. Columbus State University, Georgia
2014-Present: Assistant Professor. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2012-2014: Term Assistant Professor. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2011: Lecturer. University of California, Davis
2010-2011: Associate Instructor. University of California, Davis
2009-2011: Teaching Assistant. University of California, Davis
2009: Teaching Assistant. University of California, Santa Cruz
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