Education

 

2018          Master of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

2013          Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Practices, Portland State University

2008         Associate of Arts, Portland Community College

                 Certificate of Completion, Women’s Leadership Training Program, Portland Community College

 

Honors & Awards

 

2018          Visual Arts Fellowship 2018-2019, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

                  Innovation Studio Residency Award, Lincoln, NE

                  Kimmel Nelson Harding Residency Award, Nebraska City, NE

                  Dan and Barbara Howard Creative Achievement Award, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

2015-18     Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                  Edgren Fellowship, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                  Peterson Fellowship, University of Nebraska – Lincoln   

2017          Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                  Best Emerging Artist Nominee, Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards, Omaha NE

                  Latinx Artist Visibility Full Merit Scholarship, Oxbow Center for the Arts, Saugatuck MI

2016          Trickey Memorial Fellowship in Studio Arts, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

2015          Jade Midway Artist Community Engagement Grant, Portland OR

2013          New Expressive Works Artist in Residence, Studio 2, Portland OR

2012          Trudeau Fine Art Scholarship, Portland State University, Portland OR

 

Teaching & Pertinent Experience

 

2017-18     Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                        Intermediate Life Drawing

                        Advanced Life Drawing

                        Beginning Painting     

2015-18     Art Fabrication Space Assistant, University of Nebraska – Lincoln       

2016-17     Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                        Intermediate Life Drawing

2015-16     Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                        Beginning Painting

                        Advanced Painting

                        3D Foundations

                        Capstone (Professional Practices)

2014-15      Director of Creative Outreach, ArtUprising, Portland OR

2014           Instructor, AA Studios, Oregon City OR

2011-13        Art Facilities Assistant, Portland State University, Portland OR

2007-8       Student Advocate, Portland Community College Women’s Resource Center, Portland OR

 

Selected Exhibitions & Projects

 

2018          upcoming November, Untitled, Petshop Gallery, Omaha NE (solo exhibition)

                  Concurrence, The Lee Dam Art Center for Fine Art, Marysville, KS

                  CHIMERA rising - MFA Thesis Exhibition, Estranger-Howard Gallery, Lincoln NE

                  Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards Showcase, Petshop Gallery, Omaha NE

2017          Deep Base, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln NE (three-person exhibition)

                  Noncore, III of Cups Gallery, Lincoln NE (two-person exhibition)

                  Sub, Brown Cube, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck MI

                  Unward, Project Project Pop-up, Omaha NE (solo exhibition)

                  Hauberk, Project Project, Omaha NE (solo exhibition)

                  Pinch, Medici Gallery, Lincoln NE (two-person exhibition)

                  ­­Bridgework, Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison WI

2016          Bemis Benefit Exhibition Selected Artist, Bemis Center for the Arts, Omaha NE

                  Cell and World, Pop Up Gallery, Lincoln NE

                  Objecthood, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE

2015          Currents, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE

                  The People’s Treasury, JAMS, Portland OR

                  Wut Guise, Gallery Homeland, Portland OR

2014          Curtsey 74, Fishbowl II at Blackfish Gallery, Portland OR

2013          Temporwarily, Performance Works Northwest, Portland OR

                  Walk Sign is On, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Littman Gallery, Portland State University      

2012          Kill People Online, The Roxie, San Francisco CA

                  Feminist Identity, Food for Thought Gallery, Portland OR

2009         Contemporary NW Women Artists, North View Gallery, Portland Community College OR

 

Performance

 

2017          Caste Away, Woven at Jess Benjamin Studios, Omaha NE

                  Top Down, Ox-Bow School of Art & Artist Residency, Saugatuck MI

                  Noncore Tour, Grand Junction CO, Mountain Home ID, Salt Lake City UT, Baker City OR

                  Super Gross, Third Space at the Commons, Lincoln NE

2016          We the People… or whatever, Pure Surface, Valentines, Portland OR

2014          Temporwarily: Seriously Frivolous, Performance Works NW, Portland OR

2013          Temporwarily: Seriously Frivolous, Studio 2, Portland OR

2012          A Formaunted House, Performance Works NW Satellite, Portland OR

2011           The Light Fingered Five, Shoebox Theater, Portland OR

2008-11     Twilight Repertory Theater, Resident Artist, Portland OR

2010          The Light Fingered Five, The Little Theater, Portland OR

2009          Death by Laughter, Shoebox Theater, Portland OR

2008          The Light Fingered Five, Brody Theater, Portland OR

                  Tough Love, Shoebox Theater, Portland OR

2007          P.A.N.T.S, The Little Theater, Portland OR

 

Service

 

2017-18     Graduate Student Representative at School of Art, Art History and Design Faculty Meetings, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

                  Focus Group Member, Center for Teaching and Learning, UNL

                  Planning Committee Member, Campus-wide TA Workshops, UNL

2016-17     President, Lincoln Social Practice Coalition, UNL

                  Primary Programmer, Visual Artist in Practice Club, UNL

2014          Grant Writer, Regional Arts & Culture Council Public Art Mural Funding Grant, Portland OR

2012          Director Search Committee Member, School of Art and Design, PSU

2008         Planning Committee Member, Deborah Evind Women Leaders Scholarship PCC, Portland OR

                  Peer Mentor, Transitions Program, PCC, Portland OR

 

Curatorial Experience

 

2017          Woven: Grounding Feminist Thought in Omaha, Jess Benjamin Studios, Omaha NE

                  Good Vibrations, Third Space at the Commons, Lincoln NE

                  Down to Earth, Third Space at the Commons, Lincoln NE

2016          Conduit, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln NE

                  Near Silence, Medici Gallery, Lincoln NE

                  Owning It, The Cube, Lincoln NE

2015          It’s Like This Out There by Danielle Ross, Richards Hall, University of Lincoln – Nebraska

2014          Black United Fund Mural, Honoring the women of the Civil Rights Movement, Black United Fund, Portland OR