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EDUCATION:

MFA, New Media, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2010
BFA, Painting, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006, summa cum laude


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS:

 

2019

Golden State Film Festival, TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, CA


2018

Dallas International Film Festival, Magnolia Theater, Dallas, TX

2017   

Cedarbox Pop Up, Various locations, Denver, CO

2014  

Ah Sem Blahj, Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO
Hybrid Identities, Meca Art Center, Almeria, Spain
Hidden Rooms - Identities . Cities . Memories, Venice International Video Art, Experimental Dance, and Performance Festival, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Venice, Italy

2013   

Writing with Video, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

2011   

Optic Nerve XIII, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Optic Nerve XIII, Big Screen Plaza, New York, NY
WCA International Video Shorts Festival, CAA, Hilton, New York, NY
Art:Film / Film:Art, Diane Kidd Gallery, Tiffen University, OH
Bricoleurs, Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL
Voyeur: See and Be Seen, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY

2010  

YouTube Play: A Biennial of Creative Video (shortlist), Online Exhibition, Coordinated by YouTube and the Guggenheim
Wild Culture: Ecological Perspectives, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, Oakwood, GA
L’Oeil de Links, Canal+, French TV
Observed [Obscured], Halfmoon Gallery, Chicago, IL
FEED_BACK, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
Emerging Illinois Artists, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL, curated by Laura Fried (Merit Award)
IMAGES CONTRE NATURE 2010, Chartreux Theater, Marseille, France
Derapage10, Centre Design UQAM, Montreal, Canada
2nd All Art Now International New Media Art Festival, Damascus, Syria
School of Art + Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

2009

Derapage 9, Centre Design UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Trans:position, Simultan05: Video and Media Arts Festival, Sinagoga din Cetate, Timisoara, Romania

2008

One Minute, One Shot 2009, Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia
Extremely Shorts 12, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX, curated by Bill Arning
Square Pegs, Video Art in the Square, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON, Canada
2nd Annual Narrative Shorts International Film Festival, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, curated by Jason Tannen

 

2006

Boojwah, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

Visualizaciones sin Fronteras. El Metro: A Space for Culture (Metro Station: Guerrero), Mexico City, Mexico
Paroxysm: Spring BFA Exhibition, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder

2005 

Drawing Show, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

Broken Telephone, Galeria de Arte Fotográfico Melitón Rodriguez, Instituto de Artes, Medellin, Colombia


ARTIST TALKS:


2019    Digital Processes in Photography, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

2018    Documentary Shorts 2: Stories from America Q&A, The Magnolia Theater, Dallas, TX

2018    Filmmaker Q&A, Garland High School, Garland, TX

2016    Filmmaker Q&A, The Bug Theatre, Denver, CO
2011    Writing with Video: Research, Creativity, Composition, Literacy, University of Illinois Innovation Summit, Champaign, IL
2010    Interview on nationwide French television show, L’Oeil de Links, on Canal+
2009    Artist Lecture, Time Arts II, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL


AWARDS AND GRANTS:

YouTube Play Shortlist, Curated by the Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Merit Award, Emerging Illinois Artists, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (x2)
Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship, University of Illinois (x2)
Helen E. Platt Blake MFA Materials Grant, University of Illinois
Brodie Materials Grant, University of Illinois (x2)
Materials Grant, Painting Department, University of Colorado


SELECTED EMPLOYMENT:

Artist and Filmmaker | 2010–Present
Instructor for Skillshare Audio Post-Production Class | 2016
Adjunct Instructor, University of Illinois | 2010–2011
Graduate Instructor of Record, University of Illinois | 2008–2010
Technical Support Assistant, Art+Design Computer Labs | 2007–2011
Organizer and Facilitator, For-Educational-Use-Only: A Weekly Video Screening, University of Illinois | 2007–2008

COURSES TAUGHT:

Time Arts 1
Senior Studio
Senior Independent Study
Writing with Video
Foundations: Time
Building an Immersive Soundscape

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