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Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Temple University // Philadelphia, PA
  MFA Painting. 2018-2020.
Reed College // Portland, OR
  BA Studio Art, 2010-2015.

Exhibitions & Commissions

Group Exhibition: Collaborative piece Field Notes with composer Evan Kassof and technomusicologist Andrew Litts included in Lino Kino TV. Automat Gallery , Philadelphia PA. Jan 11-Feb 14.
Commission: a site-specific sculpture on a private property in Havertown, PA.

Group Show: Certain Ground. Online exhibition curated by Tausif Noor, with accompanying essay. Live beginning in September. View here.
Group Show: 2020 Tyler MFA Painting. Massey Klein Gallery, New York City NY. Aug 17-31. Take a virtual tour here!
Solo Show and Walking Tour: Conversations with Buffalo Grass (Amongst Others), throughout the town of Dayton, WY. July 17-19.
Public retail space commission: Designing and constructing an outdoor garden center. Friendswood Hardware, Friendswood TX.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: To Reside Without Settling. Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Philadelphia PA. Feb 12-15.

Group Show: Middle of Nowhere. Curated by David Kessler. Whitesbog Historic Village, Browns Mills NJ. Sept 28-Oct 31.
Two-Person Show: Viewed by Another Species with Alexandria Nazar. Information Space Gallery, Philadelphia PA. Sept 14-Oct 8.
Two-Person Show: An Inch of Nature with Quinton Maldonado. Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia PA. Aug 26-Sept 1.
Group Show: The Woodmere Annual Juried Exhibition “Second Nature: The Poetics of Re-presentation”. The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia PA. June 1-Sept 2.

Public retail space commission: Designing & constructing an inventive children's section in a hardware store. Friendswood Hardware, Friendswood TX.

Public Art Commission: To Re-Wild. Commissioned by Reedsburg ArtsLink, culminating in nationally-recognized arts festival Fermentation Fest & Farm/Art DTour. July 30 - October 10. Reedsburg WI
Crosswalk commission for the City of Reedsburg, WI
Public mural commission. The Reedsburg Farmer’s Co-op, Reedsburg WI
Public sculpture commission. Friendswood Hardware, Friendswood TX
Selected works from Lonely Creatures. Camino, Milwaukee WI
Group Show: Printmaking. Included work: Wild Creatures: Part One & Two. Var Gallery, Milwaukee WI


Selected works from The Sanctuary. 2015 Season Artist Residency Show: A Season of Soil. Reedsburg, WI
Group Show. Included work: The Sanctuary (An Installation). Warehouse Row, Reedsburg WI
Group Show. Included work: Six Cloths and a Background. Recent Graduates Exhibition. Blackfish Gallery, Portland OR
Group Show. Included work: In the Altogether, a collaboration with artist Taylor Leigh. Gender Studies Symposium. Lewis and Clark College, Portland OR

Curatorial Projects

Testing Grounds. Cherry Street Pier and Race Street Pier, Philadelphia PA. October 9-November 6. For more information, please visit the exhibition site.

A Process of Belonging. KnC Co-Working Space; Chiang Mai, Thailand. March 17-25.


Collaborative residency with Australian artist Anna Dakin through the Arts Territory Exchange, (aTE), a program comprised of a global network of artists and art practices which respond to the geography of their territory of production.

July. Tongue River Artist Residency. Dayton WY

October-November. Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner WY

June-August. Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg WI

Fellowships & Grants

2021 Recipient of the Illuminate the Arts Grant from the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, Philadelphia PA.
2020-1 Nominee for the Wind Scholarship, through InLiquid. Philadelphia PA.
2020 Recipient of the Dean’s Grant for project and publication I Brought My Own Mountains / I Brought My Own Rivers
2019-20 Recipient of a CHAT (Center for the Humanities at Temple) Grant and General Activities Funding: To continue the 2019 Transdisciplinary Conversation Series.
2019 Recipient of Temple University Interdisciplinary Funding grant: To organize and facilitate a series of transdisciplinary conversation sessions over the course of the spring 2019 semester.
2018 -20 Recipient of the Odili Odita Fellowship at the Tyler School of Art & Architecture
2015-16, Nominee for the Watson Fellowship


WHYY coverage of curatorial project TESTING GROUNDS. October 2020.
Essay, On Groundedness, written by curator Tausif Noor for the online exhibition Certain Ground. Written August 2020.
Featured Artist on Open Window, a cross-disciplinary online arts publication presenting a space for art to exist outside of institutions, and exploring how art is formed and shaped by isolation and global change. May 2020.