Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2018
Master of Fine Art in Studio with an emphasis in installation, performance, and video

San Diego State University, May 2006
Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis in painting and printmaking

L’Accademia di Belle Arti, Firenze, Italy, October 2004 - June 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2018

She Emerged out of Complete Silence, Solo Exhibition, LITHIUM, Chicago, IL

Desirable Goodbye, Performance, Post-Show curated by Misael Soto, Target, Chicago, IL

She Appeared out of Complete Silence, Video Installation, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Chicago, IL

Pocket Drawings (after William Anastasi, 1966), Performance for “Keep Walking Intently” curated by Lori Waxman, Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL

Lament, Performance, No Nation, Chicago, IL

2017

With doors (without her), Performance, Dys/Functional Furniture, SITE Gallery, Chicago, IL

Five things I know to be true, Performance, New Blood XI Performance Festival, Links Hall, Chicago, IL

With doors, Performance with Máiréad Delaney, No Nation, Chicago, IL

weak teeth, strong legs, Performance, dfbrl8r Gallery, Chicago, IL

Birth of the Yuppie, Performance, The Learning Machine, Chicago, IL

Untitled (After Eureka), HD Video, Clifton Film Fest, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2016

In an ever-changing place, move?, Performance with Nanna Rosenfeldt-Olsen, SUGS Gallery, School of Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Maintaining (Part II), Durational performance and installation, New Blood X Performance Festival, Links Hall, Chicago, IL

Intimacy, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2015

My Grandmother's House, HD video and installation, Eyes Walk Festival, Syros, Greece

2014

Follow, by Sarah Elgart, On Edge Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA

Walking, Timing, in conjunction with Autobiography of Red, University of California Santa Barbara, CA

The Walker, Castello di Otranto, BAU Institute, Otranto, Italy

2013

Desire, Performance, The Barn, Santa Barbara, CA

B-Sides, 114 Chapala, Santa Barbara, CA

Chaos, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA

2012

A Christmas Carol, Performance, The Marjorie Luke Theater, Santa Barbara, CA

2011

Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010

(Green) more than a color, Art From Scrap, Santa Barbara, CA

2007

New Work, Tent City, Coronado, CA

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2018 Roads Scholarship for Research and Travel, awarded through the Better Homes & Gardens Art His-tory Class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018

RESIDENCIES

International Women's Foundation, Marfa, TX, 2015
BAU Institute, Otranto, Italy, 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, August, 2016 - May 2018: Research/Memory/Translation: Going to the Source, Lin Hixson (Instructor), Performance, Spring 2018; Movement/Presence: Body as Sight, Ginger Krebs (Instructor), Performance, Fall 2017; Contemporary Practices, Loretta Bourque and Troy Briggs (Instructors), Interdisciplinary Studio Art, Fall 2016 - Spring 2018
Director of Community Engagement, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA, April 2011 - September 2014
Executive Director, Proximity, Chicago, IL, 2012 – present
Company Member and Instructor, Santa Barbara Festival Ballet, Santa Barbara, CA, 2010 – 2014
Assistant Director, Nathan Bernstein Gallery, New York, NY, 2007 - 2009

ACADEMIC ESSAYS AND PUBLICATIONS

An Attempt at Dispelling the Myth of Performance Artists in Consumerist Spaces, 2017
Allegorical Representations, Gendered Relationships, and Performativity in Athina Rachel Tsangari’s ‘Attenberg,’ 2017
Spaces of Reading, culminating publication of the course taught by Ann Hamilton, Lin Hixson, and Matthew Goulish, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2017
The Walker, printed by Unwork Inc., 2016

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Fringe Film Series, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 2014
Visiting Artist Summer Series, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 2013
B-Sides, Co-curator, 114 Chapala, 2013