b. Pasadena, 1981


Education


2011    M.F.A.  School of Art and Art History, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Major: Sculpture, Minor: Printmaking

2010    M.A. School of Art and Art History, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.  

2005    B.F.A., Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA Major: Printmaking

2003    L’Academia di Bella Arte, Florence, Italy, Painting




Solo Exhibitions


2012        Tumultuous-ness, Benton Street Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2011        Blackout, Benton Street Gallery, Iowa City, IA

               Sunrise to Sunset in the Midwest, Space 1201, Iowa City, IA

2010        Somethings Last A Long Time, Space 1201, Iowa City, IA

2009        Bad Boy Boogie, Space 1232, Iowa City, IA

               Black is Bad, Space1201, Iowa City, IA

               Brother Wolf, Space 1201, Iowa City, IA

2008        Inte-gritty, Space 1201, Iowa City, IA

               Stacks, Sonoma County Arts, Santa Rosa, CA


Group Exhibitions


2012        PAINTALLICA Las Vegas, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

               Hand to Mouth, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

               Foreign Lumber, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway

2011        Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

               Sensitivity Training (PAINTALLICA), Rocksbox, Portland, OR

               Super Art, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA

               Inexperienced, Market Dubuque Space, Iowa City, IA

2010        Iowa Artist, Des Moines Art Center, Des Monies, IA

               PAINTALLICA, Walnut Farms, Iowa City, IA

               Graphomania, Garbagemen Astronaut Project Space, Portland, OR

               Masters of Arts Exhibition, Market Dubuque Space, Iowa City, IA

               Five hundred and thirty-one, Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

               Yo Brotha, Benton Street Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2009        Dia de los muertos, Benton Street Gallery, Iowa City, IA

               Graduate Sculpture Show, Market Dubuque Space, Iowa City, IA

               Opening Market and Dubuque Space, Market Dubuque Space, Iowa City, IA

               New Work, The Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, IA

               Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, Augustana College Art Museum, Rock Island, IL

               The October Occupation, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA

               Displacement, Quad City Airport, Moline, IL

               Asa Nisi Masa, Frontier Logic, Iowa City, IA       

2006        Thank you, Space 511, Santa Rosa, CA.

               Bright Lights II, A Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

2005        B.F.A. Exhibition, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

               Trans American Print Consortium Exchange Portfolio, The Studio Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA

               The Barracks Project Space, Santa Rosa, CA

2004        Visualizing Democracy, Sonoma State University Library Art       Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA

               Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA.

2003        Zebulon’s Art Gallery, Petaluma, CA

               Percorsi, Florence, Italy


Residencies

       

        AIR, 07/2012, Stavanger, Norway

        Vermont Studio Center, 02/2012- 03/2012, Burlington, VT,


Grants. Awards. Fellowships


2011        Iowa Mini Grant, ($1,000), Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA

2010-11   Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Tuition Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

2009        Research Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2008        Paula Patton Grahame Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Panels. Lectures

       

        2012, Gallery Talk, Hand to Mouth, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

        2011,WIP (Works in Progress) Public Space One, Iowa City, IA       

        2009, Guest Lecture, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA


Bibliography


“Iowa Artist 2010”, Des Moines Art Center, 2010   

Michael Morain, “From Glam to Surreal”, The Des Moines Register, June 12, 2010

Andrew Sherburne, "No BS", Little Village News and Culture Magazine, April 2010

                      Colin Berry, "Bright Lights" At A Street Gallery, Artweek, May 2005





       























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