Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2018
BFA, San Diego State University, May 2006,
Study Abroad, L’Accademia di Belle Arti, Firenze, Italy, October 2004 - June 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2019
Fresh Gale, performance, Frontier Toyota, Valencia, CA
Thresholds, performance, IMPACT Festival, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Sorry, the local train is too slow. I’d rather drive miles with a radio show that talks., Performance, Goldfinch Projects, Chicago, IL

2018

Composition 1960 #10 (1960) and Untitled Exercise, by Anna Halprin and La Monte Young, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
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 History Class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018

RESIDENCIES

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

COLLECTIONS

Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Visiting Artist, Performance Workshop, December 2018, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Development Director, Choreographer, Performer, May 2012 – present, Proximity Theatre, Chicago, IL

Graduate Teaching Assistant, August, 2016 - May 2018, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL: Research/Memory/Translation: Going to the Source, Lin Hixson (Instructor), Performance; Movement/Presence: Body as Sight, Ginger Krebs (Instructor), Performance; Contemporary Practices, Loretta Bourque and Troy Briggs (Instructors), Interdisciplinary Studio Art

Director of Community Engagement, April 2011 - September 2014, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA

Company Member, Dance Instructor, 2010 – 2014, Santa Barbara Festival Ballet, Santa Barbara, CA

Assistant Director, February 2007 - February 2008, Nathan Bernstein Gallery, New York, NY

ACADEMIC ESSAYS AND PUBLICATIONS

Rebellious Love, Co-Authored with Kyra Lehman, 2018
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, 2014
Visiting Artist Summer Series, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 2013
B-Sides, Co-curator, 114 Chapala, 2013