EDUCATION

Ph.D. Fine Art (candidate, 2020), Royal College of Art, School of Fine Art, London, England

 

MFA PAINTING, Boston University, College of Fine Arts,  School of Visual Arts

Thesis advisor, John Walker, Professor of Art

 

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES, Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences

 

 BFA, PAINTING AND CERAMIC SCULPTURE, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017 — Group Exhibition, Helga Christoffersen Curator (Assistant Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art, Manhattan, NY)

              A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             Debtfair (participating artist), a project of  Occupy Museums, Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY

             Reparative Representations, A.I.R. Gallery, VOLTA NY, Manhattan, Ny (solo project exhibition)

2016 — Cooperative ConsciousnessKochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, Kochi, Kerala, India

              Curated by Kathryn Myers (University of Connecticut, Storrs) A.I.R. Gallery Off-Site Project

    New Art in an Old House, Nolan Park, Governors Island, New York, NY A.I.R. Gallery Off-Site Project

              In the Secret Garden, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado (El Museo del Barrio)

              Generations X, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015 — Small, Smaller, Smallest, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

              Lifeline MFA Thesis Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

              Places, Times, Colors, Solo Exhibition, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

2014 — MFA Candidate Exhibition, Sloane House, Boston, MA

              Movement, TEDex Somerville, Somerville, MA

              Engendered, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA

              Reclamation, The BLAA Gallery, Boston, MA

              Hot Spot, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

              Group Exhibition, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

              Intuition, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

2013 — 25 and Up, MassArt Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

              Brickbottom Open Studios Exhibition, Somerville MA

              Summer Color, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

              Media Mix Up, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND GRANTS

2016 — Artists Grant and Professional Development Program Award, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art-Assets for Artists

   Faculty Development Grant, Mount Ida College

2015 — Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center

              Annual Conference Travel Grant, College Art Association

              Research Travel Grant, Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Boston, MA

              Fine Arts Grant, Albert K. Murray Foundation

2014-15 — School of Visual Arts Scholarship, Boston University, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA

2013-15 — Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, Boston University, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA

2013 — Education Grant, Philanthropical Educational Organization Sisterhood (P. E. O.  Sisterhood)

1988-92 — National Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

1988 — AICA Gold Scholarship Award, Kansas City Art Institute, (KCAI), Kansas City, MO

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 — Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015 — Fellowship Finalist, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2013 — Landscape Painting, with artist John Walker, Darmiscotta, ME

2012 — Figure Painting, with artist James Everett Stanley, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION

A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2017-Present, Visual Art Faculty, Wheelock College, Boston, MA

Drawing

2016-Present, Foundations Department Faculty, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

Drawing I: Basic Drawing Skills

Color Theory

2015, Foundations Department Faculty, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

Drawing I: Observational Drawing

2013-2015, Teaching Assistant, Boston University, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA

Principles of Painting Techniques II (water-based and other mediums)

Color Theory

Principles of Painting Techniques I (oil-based mediums)

Anatomy and Figure Drawing

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

2017-2020, Professional Interests, Practices and Standards Committee on Diversity Practices, College Art Association (CAA)

2016, Rainbow Alliance Faculty Coordinator, Mount Ida College, School of Design, Newton, MA

2014-2015, Program Manager, Graduate School of Visual Arts Lecture Series, Boston University, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA

 

PRESENTATIONS

2017 Foundations in Art: Theory and Education 16th Biennial Conference, To the Core and Beyond

Session Chair: LINKING: Foundation Year Studio-based Artistic Research in Contemporary Art and Social Justice—Creating Interdisciplinary Curriculum to Engage Students With Content Beyond Media-Based Exploration

 

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

2013 - 2015, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

2012 - 2013, Non-traditional Student Painting, Fine Art 2D, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Boston, MA

2012, Non-traditional Student, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

1988 - 1989, Foundation Studies, Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), Kansas City, MO

1984 - 1987 High School, The Academy, Art, Music, Dance, and Theatre, Chicago, IL

 

MEMBERSHIPS

College Art Association

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

Brickbottom Artists Association