CV/Resume

Education
 
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Masters of Fine Art
Summa Cum Laude
2013 - 2016
 
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Bachelors of Fine Art - Fine Art Photography
Summa Cum Laude
2008 - 2011
          
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
AA - Liberal Arts Associates
Summa Cum Laude
2005 - 2007



Solo Exhibitions


2016          Recompose (installation and performance), CFA Downtown, Albuquerque, NM

                  Remediate, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque, NM

2012          BluePrint, _gaia Studio, Jersey City, NJ
2011          UN/DOCUMENTED, VAB Gallery, Jersey City, NJ



Juried Group Exhibitions and Performances

2017          Earth Now: A Fiber Show of Hope, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                  By A Thread, Inpost Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
2016          It Took A While (installation and performance), Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
               BEDTalks (performance), GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                  Capisci?, 5G Factory on Fifth, Albuquerque, NM
                  SOLAR ANUS (performance), SOMA, Mexico City, D.F. Mexico
2015          The Collective is Closer to the Truth Presents: An Evening of Performance, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
                  CONNECTIVITY, UNM Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2014           Land Arts of the American West 2014, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                   Paths that Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2013          At First Sight, [AC]2, Albuquerque, NM

                   Rebirth-Renewal, _gaia Studio, Jersey City, NJ

2012           TEN: A _gaia Milestone, City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                   Collection: Ten Years of _gaia, The Tenmarc Building, Jersey City,     NJ
                   TEN, _gaia Studio, Jersey City, NJ
                   The Learning Agency, Harold B Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2011           New News is Old News, The Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn, NY
                   Paterson Art Walk, Paterson Art Walk, Paterson, NJ
                   New News is Old News, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ
                   Wonder Women VI – Tiny Baby Show, _gaia Studio, Jersey City, NJ
2010           Art Student Exhibition in NY 2010, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
                   Nouns, 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2009           Student Relief Fund Silent Auction, GSUB Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
                   Traces, 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Awards, Grants, and Residencies
 
2017           Ucross Foundation Artist Residency, Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY

2016           Andrew W. Mellon Land Arts Post MFA Research Grant, Andrew W. Mellon and Lannan Foundation

2015           SOMA Summer 2015, SOMA, International Artist Program, Mexico City D.F., Mexico

                   SOMA-CFA Deans Travel Grant Award, University of New Mexico

                   Andrew W. Mellon Land Arts International Research Grant, Andrew W. Mellon and Lannan Foundation

2014           Phyllis Muth Scholarship for Fine Arts, University of New Mexico

                   Graduate Emergency Scholarship, El Centro De La Raza
2013           SPEMA Scholarship, Society of Photographic Education

2012           Wonder Women 7, The Learning Agency, _gaia studio, Residency, Jersey City, NJ
2011           Tom Reiss Scholarship, Tom Reiss Scholarship Foundation
                   Karen Zicarrdi Annual Award for Excellence, Karen Zicarrdi Artistic Award Fund
                   SPEMA Scholarship, Society of Photographic Education
                   Wonder Women 6, New News is Old News, _gaia studio, Residency, Jersey City, NJ



Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant
University of New Mexico

Introduction to Art and Ecology
January 2015 - May 2015 

◦   Instructor of record for Introduction to  Art and Ecology.

◦   Responsible for every aspect of instructing the introductory college course from writing the syllabus to grading.

 

Technology Coordinator
University of New Mexico

Land Arts of the American West
August 2014 - December 2014 

◦   Was responsible for coordinating all aspect of technology in the feild and back at the university during the course of Land Arts of the American West.

◦   Assisted students with technical issues on the feild, as well as instructed proper data archiving techniques.

 

Teaching Assistant
University of New Mexico

Introduction to Photography
January 2014 - May 2014 

◦   Instructor of record for Introduction to Photography.

◦   Responsible for every aspect of instructing the introductory college course from writing the syllabus to grading.

 

Teaching Assistant
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Abstracting the Real with Barron Rachman
January 2013

◦   Was responsible for setting up and breaking down chemicals and darkroom supplies.

◦   Assisted students with any printing or technical questions.
◦   Engaged and offered input during critiques of student work.



Guest Curator
Visual Arts Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
November – December 2012
◦   Was responsible for all duties related to curating the group exhibition “A Path Home”, an SPE members show for the Mid-Atlantic regional conference.



SPE Conference Committee Member
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
October 2011 – November 2012
◦   Assisted in the organizing and executing of a regional conference for the Society of Photographic Education. (Note: Conference cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy)



Gallery Assistant
Cavalier Galleries, Nantucket, MA
May 2011 – September 2011
◦   Was responsible for the care and safe handling of artworks of different mediums.

◦   Assisted and executed in the sale of artist consigned artwork.
◦   Maintained gallery space and engaged in art related dialogue with gallery clients.



Student Volunteer
Society of Photographic Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA
March 2011
◦   Assisted in pre-conference and conference activities including registration, lectures, portfolio reviews and any other necessary duties.


Teaching Assistant
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Technical Darkroom Skills with Barron Rachman
September 2010 – May 2011
◦   Was responsible for setting up and breaking down chemicals and darkroom supplies.
◦   Assisted students with any printing or technical questions.



Studio Assistant and Intern
Barron Rachman Studios, New York, NY
May 2010 – August 2010
◦   Assisted in creating and setting up a system of archiving negatives for different bodies of work.
◦   Was responsible for scanning and organizing negatives for the creation of a book.
◦   Participated in the editing process for the book.



Photographers Assistant
Art and Auction Magazine, New York, NY
July 2010
◦   Acted as the sole assistant for Keliy Anderson-Staley during a wet plate collodion photo shoot.
◦   Assisted with shooting and in the darkroom.
◦   Was responsible for preparation and maintenance of chemicals in between photographs.



Teaching Assistant
Center of Alternative Photography, New York, NY
Wet Plate Printing with Keliy Anderson-Staley
June 2010
◦   Was responsible for setting up and cleaning up the chemicals and supplies needed for the workshop.
◦   Actively assisted students in the process and answered any questions.



Student Volunteer
Society of Photographic Education National Conference, Philadelphia, PA
March 2010
◦   Assisted in pre-conference and conference activities including registration, lectures, portfolio reviews and  any other necessary duties.



Teaching Assistant
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
Photo I with Barron Rachman
January 2010 – May 2010

◦   Was responsible for setting up and cleaning up darkroom.

◦   Helped students and answered questions concerning equipment, printing process, and techniques.

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