Born in Houston, TX

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

2012   MFA, Fiber and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010   BFA, Sculpture, The University of Houston, Houston, TX

2008  Semester of Art and Architecture History, Université Paris-Sorbonne V, Paris, FR

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Forest Lawn Museum, Los Angeles, CA ( forthcoming )

2019

Tangle, A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2014  

Opaline Fizz, Adjunct Positions, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Movement of Matter, Sanso, Los Angeles, CA

2017

A 5th Ecology, Wuho Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Soirée, The Sugar Lab, Los Angeles, CA

FAR Bazaar, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

2016  

A 5th Ecology, Wedge Gallery at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

Show + Tell Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2015  

Notes to A Friend, Hou Yee Chan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014  

Landmark, L’Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Terra Firma, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

2013  

Honesty, Chelsea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Otherwise, Beige, Memphis, TN 

2012  

Line of Site, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

MFA: Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

For the Wild Rabbit, Murdertown, Chicago, IL

2011

The Accumulation, Defibrillator Performance Space, Chicago, IL

Shapeshifters, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Roger's Grocery, Mess Hall, Chicago , IL

2010

All the best, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

Joy and Affect, Matchbox Gallery at Rice University, Houston, TX

Off Hand, Thesis Exhibition, SPA, Houston, TX

2009

Let us Gather, Tha Joanna, Houston, TX

The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2019 Alley Fellowship, A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Textile Symposium, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA

2012 Artist in Residence, Harold Arts, Chesterhill, OH

2010 Chicago Drapery Market Scholar Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2009 Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art - New York Intensive, New York, NY

2005 Marion and Speros Martel Award, Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Houston, TX

VISITING ARTIST AND LECTURES

2019 Conversation with Gary Lang, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Visiting Critic, Cal Poly Pomona Department of Architecture, Pomona, CA

Visiting Critic, Woodbury University School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Workshop, The Women's Center for Creative Work, Los Angeles, CA

Visiting Critic, Woodbury University School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

Workshop, Commune Design, Los Angeles, CA

2015  Visiting Critic, California State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2013  Lecture, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

2013 Teaching Artist Partnership, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012 Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

ESSAYS

2015 Crescent Dunes, in collaboration with Corkey Sinks, Walls Divide Press

         Indigo Dyeing, published by Kaufmann Mercantile Field Notes 

         Shibori Dyeing, published by Kaufmann Mercantile Field Notes 

2010 Text off the Page, published by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2009 Storefront Stories and Something Else, published by Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts