MPHIL/PH.D. FINE ART (expected, 2020), Royal College of Art, School of Fine Art, London, England

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


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



2018 — Travel Grant, Critically Queer Working Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

2018 — Research Travel Grant, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2018 — Research Travel Grant, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2017 — Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship, (declined), Lubbock, TX 

2017 — Texas Tech University Graduate School, Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship (declined), Lubbock, TX

2017 — Artists Grant and Professional Development Program Award, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art-Assets for Artists

2016 — Faculty Development Grant, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

2015 — Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

              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

1988-89 — AICA Gold Scholarship Award, Kansas City Art Institute, (KCAI), Kansas City, MO



2019 — Painting from the Other Side, Dyson Gallery, London, UK

2018 — FLIGHT MODE, Royal College of Art Research Exhibition, Assembly Point, London, UK

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

              A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             Debtfair (included 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



2018 — The Object of Research: a process-led residency and enquiry into method for researchers,organized by Royal College of Art/University of the Arts London/Kingston University, hosted by University of Cumbria, Carlisle/Ambleside, Supported by Conflux funding, Techne consortium, Carlisle, UK

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



Material Aliveness and Affective Projection in Reparative Painting, Living Research: the Urgency of the Arts, NAFAE conference

Visiting Artist Lecture, The Reparative Turn in Painting, Liverpool Hope University

Hiraeth of Beautiful Monsters, the Reparative Turn, Critically Queer conference, University of Bristol, organized by the Critically Queer working group at University of Bristol, supported by SPAIS Gender Research Centre of the University of Bristol and the South West Doctoral Training Partnership, ESRC. The Critically Queer conference is funded by a generous grant from the SW Doctoral Training Partnership, ESRC. 

The Truth of Gabrielle d’Estrées, poster session, Gender at a Crossroads conference, Cardiff University, sponsored by South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership, Cardiff, UK

Sex/Gender/SexualityAcademic Lecture Series, Royal College of Art, London, UK

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, Session Chair. To the Core and Beyond, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education 16th Biennial conference, Kansas City, MO, USA


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

2016 — Rainbow Alliance Faculty Liaison, 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



2013-2015 — women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

2012 — 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



College Art Association

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

International Council of Museums