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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


Solo Exhibition

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

Group Exhibitions

2019 “Color Dimensions”, LA Art Show, Kwanhoon Gallery, Los Angeles

“Postcards from the Edge”, Bortolami Gallery, New York, New York

“EvE: Empowerment vs. Exploitation”, 416 Gallery, Oakland, California

“Women in Art 2019”, Las Laguna Gallery, Los Angeles, California

“Wish you Were Here,” A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York

“Converge”, Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, California

2018  "Figures:Kiley Ames, Janice Nowinski, Kyle Staver, and Jo Weiss, American University Museum at

            the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

           "Below the Surface", 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

           " One Year of Resistance", The Untitled Space, New York, New York

           "Postcards from the Edge", Gallery 524, New York, New York

           "Painting in the 21st Century", Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

           "Figure Study-Hidden Story", Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, California

           "HOPE", Vancelette Signature Project Takeover, New York, New York

2017   "Gowanus Artists Group Exhibition," 313 Butler Gallery, New York

            "An Annual Affair", West Chelsea Arts Building, New York, New York

             "Ephemeral", SIA, Brooklyn, New York

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

           " Anthropoceneans", New Hope Art Center, New Hope, Pennsylvania

           "It Figures: The Body in Art", ARC Gallery, Chicago, IIllinois

           "States of Reality", Gallery66, Cold Spring, New York

            "Electricity", Creativebloch Gallery, New York, New York

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

           "6x6x2015", Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York

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

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

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

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

           "Alchemy and Metaphysics" Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

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

2013  "Ninth Annual Small Works Show", 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

           "Beethoven Festival: LOVE", Merit School of Music, Chicago, Illinois

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

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

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

            "Swipe Again", Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York

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

2012   "Take Home a Nude", Sotheby's, New York, New YorkY, Art Auction

            "Kunst + Kapital", Westpol, Leipzig, Germany

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

            "Summer Exhibition', Flowers Gallery, Juried by Matthew Flowers, David Ebony, Carrie Rebora Barratt,

            Steven Zevitas, New York, New York

            "The Cave", Front Runner Gallery, New York, New York

            "Mutual Vision: Six Young Sino-American Artists Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum and

             MOU Art, Beijing, China

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

              York, New York

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

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

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

              College Art Association, New York, New York

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

             “Single Fare”, Brooklyn, New York

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

2006    “Young Blood”, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, California

 

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)

 

Professional Experience

2009-2018 Annie Leibovitz Studio, Archive assistant, visual and creative research for upcoming shoots, production and post-production, Personal assistant, New York, NY

2014 Mary Howard Studio, Set Design, New York, NY

2003-2010 Art Center College of Design, At Night and Saturday High, Art Instructor: Introduction to Drawing, substitute for Composition and Drawing, Painter’s Process Workshop, Figure Drawing, TA Digital Design 1 and 2, Drawing for Illustration, Analytical Figure Drawing, Pasadena, CA

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

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

2006 Annie Leibovitz Studio Internship, New York, NY

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-present West Hollywood Aquatics Swim Team, Coach, Los Angeles, CA