CV

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Future Ancestral, Boundary, Chicago, IL
2020 Palacios (structured fantasies), Roman Susan, Chicago, IL
2019 Passsivities, Ignition Project Space, Chicago, IL
2018 Flirting with Infinitudes, Wedge Projects, Chicago, IL
2015 EnreDos II, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2021 Repository and Repertoire (with Jazmine Harris), curated by Stephanie Koch, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
2020 Extra::Ordinary (with Noelle Garcia), Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2022 Made Known, curated by Nate Craig, Union Hall, Denver CO
2021 SWELL, curated by Lauren Pacheco, South Shore Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Munster, IN
2021 Survey 2, curated by Fabiola Tosi, Juelle Daley, and Stephanie Koch, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL
2021 I Don't Wanna Be Lonely, Fluffy Crimes, Chicago, IL
2020 Relic, Ritual, and Remedy, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
2019 Nibble, Ignition Projects, Chicago, IL
2019 Slideshow, Roman Susan Art Foundation, Chicago, IL
2018 Soft Synth + Bight Bound, Pink Noise Projects, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Keep Walking Intently by Lori Waxman, Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL
2017 Soft Sculpture, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL
2017 Winters | Hind + Pérez, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 Slideshow, Roman Susan Art Foundation, Chicago, IL
2017 Moving_Image_00:02, LATITUDE, Chicago, IL
2016 {signifying no^thing}, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Room 406 | Defibrillator at stARTup Art Fair, Chicago, IL
2016 OUTSIDE/INSIDE, Georges Island, Boston, MA
2016 In/habit >< Rovers, Comfort Station, Chicago, IL
2016 POW! Action Art Festival, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
2015 Notes on Empty Chairs by Kirsten Leenaars, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2015 Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2015 InteriorKinesis, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
2014 New Blood VIII, Links Hall, Chicago, IL
2014 Transpositions: A Performance Laboratory, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

GRANTS

2021 Individual Artists Support Grant, Illinois Arts Council Agency
2020 SPARK Grant, Chicago Artist Coalition

RESIDENCIES

2022 Resident Fellowship, Lunder Institute for American Art, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
2019-2020 HATCH Residency, Chicago Artist Coalition
2018 Thinking/Doing Residency, Wedge Projects, Chicago

CURATION

2018 Short Ones | Long Ones: Time based works by Heather Raquel Phillips, Leather Archives & Museum, Chicago
2018 Guest Curator, Moving_Image 00:03, Lithium Gallery, Chicago
2017 MATERIALKINK, Leather Archives & Museum, Chicago
2017 The Gathering: IML Photography and Ephemera, Leather Archives & Museum, Chicago

TEACHING

2020- Lecturer, Department of Fiber and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SERVICE

2021- Board of Directors, Roman Susan Art Foundation, Chicago, IL
2021- Exhibitions Committee, National Basketry Organization

ARTIST TALKS and LECTURES

2021 Haptic Choreographies, Mitchell Lecture Series in Fiber and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2021 Haptic Choreographies, Art Academy of Cincinnati
2021 What the ___ is Performance Art (workshop), Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Loyola University Chicago
2020 Artist Panel, Relic, Ritual, and Remedy, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
2020 Artist Talk, &Palacios (fantasy structures)%, Roman Susan Art Foundation, Chicago, IL
2019 Artist Panel, PO Box Collective, Chicago, IL
2017 Traces of a Movement, Propositions Lecture Series in Performance, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

EDUCATION

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MA, San Francisco State University
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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