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EDUCATION

In progress
Master of Arts in Art History
Research Focus: Contemporary Art & Curatorial Studies
University of Washington

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art (Photography, Art History)
Cornish College of the Arts
2010 - 2014
Summa Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current
2018-        Graduate Student Assistant, Q Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2014-        Independent Artist, Writer, & Curator
2014-        Freelance Photographer      

Past
2017- 18   Teaching Artist, Youth in Focus, Seattle, WA
2016-17    Volunteer Mentor, Youth in Focus, Seattle, WA
2012-17    Dramaturge, Modern Recollections, Seattle, WA
2012-13    Photography Lab Technician, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2012-13    Development Department Assistant, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2010-17    Shift Supervisor, Starbucks, Seattle, WA

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & WORKSHOP

2019 AMP Public Art Bootcamp, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 Aren’t You Glad, Make.Shift Gallery, Bellingham, WA
2016 A Need of Space, The Factory, Seattle, WA
2016 Seven Seconds, The Standard Goods, Seattle, WA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Struggle + Strength, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2015 Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival, Rose Lipman Building, London, UK
2015 Erasure, Lion’s Main Art Collective, TK Artist Lofts, Seattle, WA
2015 12 Seconds Max, The Factory, Seattle, WA
2015 prose / pose, Yellow Fish // Epic Durational Performance Festival, Seattle, WA
2014 Cornish College of the Arts & Fred Hutchinson Partnership, Fred Hutch, Seattle
2014 EXPO 2014, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2014 Portraits of Pride, Gay City Health Gallery, Seattle
2013 Sweetbreads, New York Student Residency Program, 20 Jay Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Merit Scholarship Show, L-Space, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2013 Polari, True Love Art Gallery, Seattle
2013 Portraits of Pride, Gay City Health Gallery, Seattle

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

2017-    Photographic Center Northwest
2017-    W.A.G.E Coalition
2017-    College Art Association

RESIDENCIES

2016 CoCA Lab Artists in Residence Program, Dramaturge, Modern Recollections, Seattle
2015 Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency, Dramaturge, Modern Recollections, Seattle
2013 New York Student Residency Program, Artist, Brooklyn

AWARDS

2018 Rosenberg-Ibarra Scholarship, Pride Foundation, Seattle
2013 WORD Symposium, Third Prize, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2013 Kindler and Johnson Visual Art Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2013 Cornish Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2013 Utrecht Art Supplies Annual Merit Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2012 WORD Symposium, Second Prize, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2012 Richard Gilman Scholarship, Painting & Fine Arts, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2012 Cornish Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2012 Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship, GSBA, Seattle
2011 Jon & Mary Shirley Foundation Endowed Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts,
2011 Kreielsheimer Foundation Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2011 Pride Foundation Scholarship, Pride Foundation, Seattle

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017-       festival:festival, Co-Founder & Director, Seattle, WA

2014-16 Studio.B1, Curator, TK Artist Lofts, Seattle, WA
2012-13 The Closet Gallery, Curator Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle

PUBLICATIONS & PRESS

University of Washington, “Curating the Future,” Be Boundless Campaign  (2019).
Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson, Contemporary Performance Almanac 2016, (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2016).
Susan Rees and Vincent Kovar, UpClosePersonal: Gay City, Vol. 6, (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015).
Charlotte  Hart, “Quirky Delights on Parade at 'Mo-Wave!” Seattle Dances (2015).
T. S. Flock, “Id Entities: Group Shows on Capitol Hill,” Vanguard Seattle  (2013).