Education

2011 MFA Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2005 BFA Illustration, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA

2001 Italian Language, University of California at Berkeley, CA ,

1999 BA History University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


Upcoming Exhibitions 

2017   "In the Labyrinth", Kimmel Galleries at NYU, New York, NY, Solo Show

2017   "An Annual Affair", West Chelsea Arts Building, New York, NY, Group Show

2017   "Ephemeral", SIA, Brooklyn New York, Group Show

Awards and Exhibitions

2016  "Postcards from the Edge," Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

           " Anthropoceneans", New Hope Art Center, New Hope, PA, Group Show

           "It Figures: The Body in Art", ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, Group Show

           "States of Reality", Gallery66, Cold Spring, NY, Group Show

            "Electricity", Creativebloch Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

2015  "Hot Dry Men…Cold Wet Women, " Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY Group Show

           "6x6x2015", Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, Group Show

           "Elephant Haven", Virtue, Rosebery's Auction House, London, England, Group Show

           "Auto-Chemistry", Hollows Artspace, Brooklyn, New York, Group Show

           "Wish You Were Here", A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, Group Show

2014  "Interpreted Bodies: Sculpture and Form", Kimmel Galleries, New York University, NY, Group Show

           "Alchemy and Metaphysics" Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Group Show

           "Gute Nachrichten aus der Halle 14/Benefiz Auktion", Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

2013  "Ninth Annual Small Works Show", 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Group Show

           "Beethoven Festival: LOVE", Merit School of Music, Chicago, IL, Group Show

            "The First Settlers", Halle 14, 1.OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

            "Lacunae", Halle 14, 1.OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

            "Ich Setze den Fuss in die Luft, und sie trug", Museum Lytke, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

            "Swipe Again", Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, NY, Group Show

            "Mutatis Mutandis", Halle 14, 1.OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

2012   "Take Home a Nude", Sotheby's, New York, NY, Art Auction/Group Show

            "Kunst + Kapital", Westpol, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

            "Good Cup of Hope", 1.OG, Spinnerei, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

            "Summer Exhibition', Flowers Gallery, Juried by Matthew Flowers, David Ebony, Carrie Rebora Barratt, Steven Zevitas, New York, NY, Group Show

            "The Cave", Front Runner Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

            "Mutual Vision: Six Young Sino-American Artists Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum and MOU Art, Beijing, China, Group Show

2011     “Summer Exhibition”, Flowers Gallery, Juried by Matthew Flowers, Carter Foster, Julie Heffernan, New York, NY, Group Show

             “First Impressions & Formative Experience”, Mediala Rack & Hamper Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

             “Uncharted”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, goup show

             “Single Fare 2, Please Swipe Again”, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY, group show

              College Art Association, New York, NY, Group Show

2010    “Summer Exhibition”, Wilkinson Gallery, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, Group Show

             “Single Fare”, Brooklyn, NY, Group Show

2009    “Fellow’s Pix”, New York, NY, New York Academy of Art, Group Show

2006    “Young Blood”, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA, Group Show

 

Professional Experience

2009- present Annie Leibovitz Studio, Archive assistant, visual and creative research for upcoming shoots, production and post-production, Personal assistant, New York, NY

2008-2009 Art Center College of Design, At Night , Art Instructor: Introduction to Drawing, substitute for Composition and Drawing, Pasadena, CA
2006 Annie Leibovitz Studio Internship, New York, NY

2007 Portfolio One, Freelance production on shoots including photographers Annie Leibovitz, and Walter Chin, Los Angeles, CA

2006-2010 Art Center College of Design, Saturday High, Art Instructor, Painter’s Process Workshop, Figure Drawing, Pasadena, CA

2006-2008 Brentwood Art Center, Instructor, Intro to figure drawing, painting, mixed media, Brentwood, CA

2003-2005 Art Center College of Design, Teaching Assistant, Digital Design, Design 2, Drawing for Illustration, Analytical Figure Drawing, Pasadena, CA

2001 Lorenzo, D’Medici Art Institute, Art History Concentration, Florence, IT

2001-2002 California College of Arts and Crafts, Director’s Assistant for the Center for Art and Public Life Oakland, CA

1998-1999 WEST HOLLYWOOD AQUATICS MASTERS SWIM TEAM, Coach,
2002-2009 Los Angeles, CA

 

Selected Honors and Awards

2017 Vermont Studio Center, Grant Recipient, Johnson, VT

2014 Altos De Chavon, Parson's School, New York Academy of Art, Artist Residency, Dominican Republic

2013 Artist Grant, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Wilton, NH

2012 Artist in Residence, Pilotenkueche, Halle 14 Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

2011 Artist in Residence, Central Academy of Fine Arts Residency, Beijing, China and University of Shanghai College of Fine Arts, Shanghai China, in Conjunction with the CAFA Museum Biennial, awarded by New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010 Artist Grant, Leslie T. and Frances U. Posey Foundation, Sarasota, FL

2010 Portrait Scholarship, Grant from Peter Lewis and Janet Rosel, New York, NY

2010 New York Academy of Art, Merit Scholarship, New York, NY

2009 New York Academy of Art, Merit Scholarship, New York, NY

2005 Art Center College of Design, Graduated with Distinction, Dean’s List (2002-2005), Scholarship , Williamson Gallery (2004-2005), Pasadena, CA

1999 University of California at Los Angeles, Graduated Cum Laude, Dean’s List (1994-1999)
UCLA Swim Team (1994-1998), Co Captain of Swim Team (1997-1998)