EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College, Grinnell IA                                                                                                                    2015 

Major: Independent Major in Visual and Narrative Identity

(Independently designed curriculum focusing on an intersectional approach to studio art and creative writing.)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Hello Again, It’s Nice to See You” Messing Gallery, Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School, St. Louis MO            2015

“Dead Letters” Smith Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell IA                                                                                                      2014

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

“In, On, Of Paper” Paper Circle, Nelsonville OH                                                                                                                       2016

“Fork in the Fire” Grinnell Area Arts Council, Grinnell, IA                                                                                                        2015

“Bachelor of Arts Exhibition” Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell IA                                                                      2015

“Re//Arrangers” Smith Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA                                                                                                   2013

 

INVITED PUBLIC ART COMISSIONS

“Hybrid Media Installation” Mid-Iowa Community Action Building, Grinnell IA                                                                     2015

 

RESIDENCIES

Craft Alliance Artist-in-Residence, Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design, St. Louis, MO                                                 2018

Ninth Semester Fellowship in Studio Art, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA                                                                               2016

Emerging Artist Residency, Grin City Collective, Grinnell IA                                                                                                  2015

 

AWARDS                                                                                                                                                                              

Awagami Paper Award, Awarded by the jury for the “In, On, Of Paper” Exhibition, Nelsonville OH                                 2016

4th Year Studio Art Prize, Awarded by Grinnell College faculty, Grinnell IA                                                                        2015

Juror’s Merit Henely Award, Awarded by Laleh Khorramian at the Grinnell College                                                         2015

                                              Bachelor of Arts Exhibition, Grinnell IA                                                            

 

PUBLICATIONS

“So Gently Tethered” Published by the Grinnell Review Magazine, Grinnell IA                                                                  2015

“Beginnings” Published by Grinnell [Press], Grinnell IA                                                                                                        2015

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Weiss Collection, St. Louis, MO

Rebelsky Collection, Grinnell IA

Owoc Collection, St. Louis MO

Romano Collection, Washington DC

 

COMMISSIONS

Geetha Sant, Saint Louis MO                                                                                                                                                 2015

Maria Richardson, San Francisco CA                                                                                                                                    2015

 

EMPLOYMENT

Marketing/Communications Associate New City School                                                                                     2016-present

      Design and layout all marketing materials, for both print and digital release

      Craft consistent messaging for internal and external audiences

      Photograph school events and classroom activities

Digital Studio Monitor Grinnell College Art Department                                                                                                    2015

       Manage digital lab materials and tools

       Oversee student use of printers, laser engraver, and vinyl cutter

       Assist students with computer programs and printing projects

Sculpture Studio Monitor Grinnell College Art Department                                                                                     2014-2015

       Manage woodshop/welding shop materials and tools

       Oversee student use of power and hand tools/ welding equipment

       Assist students with sculpture projects

 

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH COURSES

“Hybrid Media Installation” Professor Lee Running                                                                                                          2015

        Creation of large-scale female figures in sewn/cut paper

 “Puppetry and Performance” Professor Andrew Kaufman                                                                                              2014

      Creation of a short film featuring hand-made paper puppets

 

SKILLS

Trained to operate/train others on: Woodworking power/hand tools, MIG and TIG welders,

digital tools including vinyl cutter & laser engraver, as well as computer programs such as

Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, etc.