2010-2012 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
Master of Fine Arts

2010 University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia
Graduate Certificate in Sculpture, Performance, and Installation

1999-2003 Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (emphasis photography),
graduated cum laude

Academic Honors and Awards

2010-2012 Trustee Merit Scholarship

2011 John W. Kurtich Traveling Scholar

2010 Dean’s Discretionary Travel Grant

2012 Dean’s List, University New South Wales

2003 Louis B. Perry Student Art Awards (3rd), Whitman College

Commissions, Residencies, Fellowships

Ongoing: Earthbound Moon ( commissions
for Site Specific Installations

2013 Kala Institute Artist in Residence, Berkeley, CA

2013 Cicada Press Artist in Residence, Sydney, Australia

2013 Commission for Installation at the Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love, Marfa, TX

2012 Commission for Richards Bicycle Underpass, Davis, CA (Bike Study for Cyclists)

2012 Artist Residency at the Law Offices of Ellison, Schneider and Harris, LLP, Sacramento, CA

2011 NCECA (National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts) Student Fellowship

2010 Commission for Clay Slip Wallpaper, TAFE, Hunter Institute, Newcastle, NSW.

2010 COFA residency at Fowler’s Gap Research Station, NSW

Selected Publications

The Journal of Australian Ceramics, “Waking a Town,” v. 52/3, November 2013

Java, “Comfort Zones,” April 2013, No. 212

The Sacramento Bee, “The Influence of Art,” December 1st, 2012

The Davis Enterprise, “Davis’ Own Op Art.” October 19th, 2012

The Berkshire Review, “Sculpture by the Sea,” November 12, 2011.

The Davis Enterprise, “Artist Hopes to Turn Heads in Return to
Downtown,” April 29th, 2011

The Journal of Australian Ceramics,“ Invasive Species,” p 22-28 v. 49/3, November 2010

Incubate, “Into the Wild,” p 28-29, Issue 5, 2010

Selected Exhibitions:

Solo/Two Person

2011 “The Weaving Constitution,” (Collaboration with A. Han and A. Milukhin), SUGs Gallery X, SAIC

2010 3-foot gallery, COFA, Sydney, Australia

2006 “Confluences et Divergences,” Bibliotheque Raoul-Milhaud, Chataenueuf De Gadagne, France

2005 “Visage,” Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris, France

2005 “through the smallest aperture: the Dynamic Land,” Michael-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, California

2005 “IV. of form and water,” Michael-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, California


2014 “Four Rooms,” Tandanya – Nat’l Aboriginal Cultural Center, Adelaide Festival 2014

2014 “Use the Buddy System,” E Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2013 “Comfort Zones,” Frontal Lobe Community Space and Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2012 “Art Basel Miami Beach Davis Satellite Show,” Davis, CA (as Curator and Participant)

2012 “European Acoustical Heritage Water Composition Contest” Finalist, Gallery Nottbeck, Tampere, Finland

2012 “The Great Refusal: Taking On New Queer Aesthetics,” Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2012 “World Sound Day.” online

2012 “MFA Exhibition,” Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2011 “Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, 2011” Sydney, Australia

2011 “Experience is Never Unattached,” Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2011 “Made by Readymade,” Galerie Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic

2011 “30 Ceramic Sculptors,” John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2011 “National Student Juried Exhibition,” NCECA conference, Tampa, Florida—1st Place Award

2010 “Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2010” Sydney,Australia—Damien Courtney Young Sculptor Prize

2009 “City of Davis Small Works,” juried show at the Pence Gallery, Davis, California

2009 “Small Works, Miniatures and Maquettes,” juried show, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

2009 “30 Ceramic Sculptors,” John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

2007 “MAPP Retrospective,” Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco

2006 “Five Photographers,” Pence Gallery, Davis, California

2006 “Doors and Windows,” John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

2005 “KVIE Art Auction,” Sacramento, California

2003 “3 Emerging Photographers,” Tsao Gallery, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA

2003 “Senior Thesis Show,” Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

Relevant Professional Experience

Visiting Artist

2013 Advanced Ceramics and MFA students, Kitty Ross, School of the Art institute of Chicago

2013 Contemporary Practices, Nicole Seisler, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013 Whitman College, Lecture, Class Presentations, and Senior Studio Visits

2013 College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney, Panel Discussion with Tess Allas and Michael Kempson

2010 Advanced Ceramics with John Boyd, University South Florida

Chris Corbett Design/Town Planners and Builders, Davis CA (September 2007-December 2009/July 2012-Current)
Design, Consultation, and
Construction of Residential Landscapes

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (September 2010 – December 2011)

Fall Graduate Teaching
Assistant in Untraditional Ceramics with William O’Brien
 Fall Graduate Teaching
Assistant in Wet and the Raw with William O’Brien