Education

 

2017     M.F.A. Art Studio, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2010     B.A. Photography, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2007     B.A. Linguistics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2003     B.A. Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

 

Awards

 

2017     Van Deren Coke Fellowship, University of New Mexico

2016     Howard L. Frank Memorial Fellowship, University of New Mexico

2016     Hemisphere Artist Spotlight.  Hemisphere Journal: Visual Cultures of the Americas. 

             Dept. of Art and Art History, The University of New Mexico

 

Exhibitions

 

2017     8th Annual Center Forward Exhibition.  Center for Fine Arts Photography.  Fort Collins, CO  Honorable Mention.  Juried by Hamidah Glasgow

2017     Cryin’ Out Loud.  Center for Contemporary Arts.  Santa Fe, NM.  Juried by Micol Hebron 

2017     Solo Exhibition. Vestiges.   MFA Thesis Exhibition.  College of Fine Arts Downtown Studio.  Albuquerque, NM. 

2017     We are in Mysterious Contact with Powers Besieging Us, Ready to Call Forth a Miracle. 23rd Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition. 516 Arts.  Albuquerque, NM.

             Juried by Candice Hopkins

2017     Someone to Ride the River With.  A Southwest Intercollegiate Exchange.  Lionel Rombach Gallery. Tucson, AZ.  Harry Wood Gallery. Tempe, AZ. CFA Downtown Studio. ABQ, NM 

2016     Corollary Acts. Colorado College IDEA Space.  Colorado Springs, CO. Curated by Michelle McGeough.

2016     Excavated. Tamarind Institute.  Collaborative Lithography Exhibition.  Tamarind Gallery.  Albuquerque, NM

2016     What is There That We Cannot See?  The 22nd Annual Graduate Art Association Exhibition

             University of New Mexico Art Museum. Juried by Courtney Fink, Co-director and Co-Founder of Common Field. Video stills used in Promotional Materials

2015     What Do You Want, Do You Really, Really Want? Performance Event.  UNM College of Fine Arts Downtown Studio.  Albuquerque, NM

2015     Student Artist Show.  UNM Law School Not-for-Profit Art Gallery. Featured on UNM School of Law website.  UNM, Albuquerque, NM

2015     Connectivity: The 21st Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition. UNM Art Museum.  Juried by

             James K. Ballinger. The Sybil Harrington Director Phoenix Art Museum 

2015     UNM Graduate And Faculty Exhibition. Bernalillo Metropolitan Courthouse.  Albuquerque, NM

2014     At First Site. SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM 

2012     Open for Design. A Community Challenge. Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO

2011     5th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. 2nd Place, Surplus Gallery Carbondale, IL. Juried by Paul Ha. Director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO

 

Teaching Experience

 

2018                 Adjunct Photography Professor, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO

2015-17             Instructor of Record, Photography Teaching Assistant, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

Artist Talks

 

2017     Gallery Talk, Center for Fine Arts Photography, Ft. Collins, CO

2017     Artist Talk, MFA Thesis Presentation, UNM, Albuquerque, NM

2016     Indigenous Lead Discussion Panel & Gallery Talk, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

2016     Artist Talk, Meeting of the Minds, The University of New Mexico Art Museum

2014     Artist Talk, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

 

Publications

 

2017     We are in Mysterious Contact with the Powers Besieging Us, Ready to Call Forth A Miracle Catalogue

2017     Someone to Ride the River With, Southwest Intercollegiate Exchange Catalogue

2016     Hemisphere Journal: Visual Cultures of the Americas.  Dept. of Art and Art History, UNM

2016     What is There that We Cannot See?  The 22nd Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition Catalogue

2015     Connectivity, The 21st Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition Catalogue