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Education

Master of Fine Art, 2016 University of California, Davis

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2016

Bachelor of Education 1996 Specializing in Literature, University of Cambridge, UK


ARTIST RESIDENCIES, AWARDS & GRANTS

2016-17 Headlands Center For The Arts, Graduate Fellowship, Sausalito, CA

2016 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, graduate fellowship, Skowhegan, MA

2016 Robert Arneson Award for Excellence, UC Davis, CA 

2016 Nominee for Dedalus MFA Fellowship

2016 Nominee for Tosa Studio Award, San Francisco

2015 Mary Lou Osborn Award, University of California, Davis, CA

2015 UC Davis & Humanities Graduate Research Fellowship, UC Davis, CA

2014 Freemon P. Gadbury award, University of California, Davis, CA

2013 Fellowship for one month residency at the Post Contemporary, Woodside, NY

2012 Nominated for ProArts 2x2 Solos, Oakland, CA (finalist)

2012 Partial fellowship for one month artist residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2011 Artslant Showcase winner in the Drawing category, January-February

2005 Black Rock Arts Foundation Grant, to complete Urban Art Garden project in San Francisco, CA

2004 Winner, "People's Choice Award", Blue Tangerine Color Abstraction exhibition, San Francisco, CA


Solo Shows

2017 (Upcoming in August), Research and Development Projects, Embark Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

2011 Foreign Body, violetstrays.com (invited to make work for one week solo exhibit)

2011 Occupied: The Experience of Inhabiting a Body, a.Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 New Work, Earth and Sky Oasis, San Francisco, CA

2003 The Transcendental Tendencies of Space, Harley-Bruce Gallery, St Helena, CA

2002 SoCo Gallery, Arts Council of Napa Valley, Napa, CA

2002 Vintage Bank, St Helena, CA


Group Shows

2017 ArtStreet, M5 Arts, Sacramento, CA

2017 Skowhegan.WATCH, online collection of Skowhegan alumni videos

2016 Student/Alumni video showcase, Manetti Shrem Museum, opening celebration, Davis, CA

2016 having happened, UC Davis MFA Thesis Exhibition, Verge Center for The Arts, Sacramento, CA

2016 Walking Through Glue, University of Montana, juried online exhibition

2016 Work Of Body, Panama Art Factory, Sacramento, CA

2015 Mental Throes, Third Space, Davis, CA

2015 This Is Not A Painting, Embark Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2015 Trending: New Talent From Northern California, JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2015 Subject to Change, Beatnik Studios, Sacramento, CA

2015 White Line Fever, Third Space, Davis, CA

2014 The Invitation, Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, San Mateo, CA

2013 Proof of Some Existence, 3-person show, ECHO Gallery, Calistoga, CA

2012 Beauty, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2011 Genus/Species, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA

2011 Time, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2011 Flow: The Essence of Paint, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Marking Time, 3-person show, Liquid Spaces Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 Best of the Bay, SF Magazine event, San Francisco, CA

2008 Artspan Open Studios Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

2006 Best of the Bay, SF Magazine event, San Francisco, CA

2005 Resident Ink, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA

2005 Supernatural Soiree, diRosa Preserve annual auction, Napa, CA

2004 Color Abstraction, Blue Tangerine Art, San Francisco, CA

2003 Au Naturel, diRosa Preserve, Napa, CA

2003 Terra Infirma, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA

2003 Imani Gallery, Napa, CA

1996 Bicentennial Exhibition, Bolton Art Society, Bolton, UK

1995 Open Eye, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK


Collaborative Projects

2015 Meeting Place, collaborative performance with performer Brandon Gonzales, Beatnik Studios, Sacramento, CA

2014 Mummy Brain, collaborative performance and photography with poet Heather June Gibbons, Poets’ Theater, Oakland, CA

2011 inkSpace/inkTime, collaborative sculpture, video and painting with biologist Todd Anderson, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2006 A Field of Sunflower Robots, collaborative sculpture with Stefano Corazza (and others), funded Burning Man Project, Black Rock Desert, NV


Collections

diRosa Foundation, Napa, CA