Education

MFA in Studio Art: University of California, Davis. Davis, CA. 2011

BA in Art: University of California, Santa Cruz.  Santa Cruz, CA. 2009

Solo Exhibitions

Minneapolis Institute of Art,  Repetition, Simulation, Repetition,  Minneapolis, MN 2014 (forthcoming)

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

Eduardo Carrillo Gallery, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Santa Cruz, CA. 2009


Group Exhibitions

Lisa Cooley Gallery, Eric’s Trip, New York, NY, 2014

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Space for Possibility, St. Louis, MO

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

Zughaus Gallery, Menagerie Collective Group Show . Berkeley, CA 2010

Big Umbrella Studios, Menagerie Collective Winter Show. San Francisco, CA. 2009

Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Irwin Scholars 2009. Santa Cruz, CA. 2009

Caretakers Gallery, Menagerie Collective Group Show. San Francisco, CA. 2008.

Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Farewell to Visiting Artist Charbel Ackermann. Santa Cruz, CA. 2008.

The Mill Gallery, Collision, Juried Exhibition. Santa Cruz, CA. 2008.

 

Awards

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

 

Residencies

2012- Artist in Residence. Vermont Studio Center

2011- CSU River Fellows Resident Artist. Columbus State University, Georgia


Teaching Experience

Fall 2014- Assistant Professor. Intro to Painting. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2014- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Summer 2014- Assistant Professor. Advanced/Intermediate Painting. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2014- Assistant Professor. Intermediate Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2014- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2014- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2013- Assistant Professor. Advanced Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2013- Assistant Professor. Intro to Painting. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Summer 2013- Assistant Professor. Advanced/Intermediate Painting. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2013- Assistant Professor. Intermediate Painting. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2013- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Spring 2013- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2012- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2012- Assistant Professor. Intro to Drawing. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Summer 2011- Lecturer. Intro to Drawing. University of California, Davis

Spring 2011- Teaching Assistant. Intermediate Painting, University of California, Davis

Winter 2011- Teaching Assistant. Intro to Painting. University of California, Davis

Fall 2010- Associate Instructor. Intro to Drawing. University of California, Davis

Summer 2010- Associate Instructor. Intro to Painting. University of California, Davis

Spring 2010- Associate Instructor. Intro to Drawing. University of California, Davis

Winter 2010- Teaching Assistant. Intro to Painting. University of California, Davis

Fall 2009- Teaching Assistant. Intro to Painting. University of California, Davis

Spring 2009- Teaching Assistant. Intermediate/ Advanced Painting. University of California, Santa Cruz

Winter 2009- Teaching Assistant. Intro to Painting. University of California, Santa Cruz


Lectures

Spring 2013- Visiting Artists Critics Program. New Faculty Lecture. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Fall 2012- Visiting Artist Lecture. 2-D Foundation. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota

Summer 2011- Artist in Residence Lecture. Columbus State University, Georgia

Summer 2011- Visiting Artist Lecture. Writing Across the Arts. University of California, Santa Cruz

Spring 2011- Visiting Artist Lecture. Senior Studio in Painting. University of California, Santa Cruz

Spring 2010- Visiting Artist Lecture. Senior Studio in Painting. University of California, Santa Cruz


Bibliography and Web

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