Education

2015 MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2008 BA, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Teaching Experience

2016 - Pres.    Adjunct Faculty, Cleveland Institute of Arts, Cleveland, OH

2017 - Pres.    Adjunct Faculty, Cuyahoga Community College , Cleveland, OH

2016 Adjunct Faculty, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

2015 - 2016 Lecturer, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2015 Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Selected Exhibitions ( ∞ solo show, + two/three person show)

2020 (Upcoming) “TBA” Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2019 Faculty Show, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

“White Ribbon” Ipso Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD - Award of Distinction

Morgan Conservatory Juried Exhibition, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

2018 “Songs to Get In Trouble To”, Dance Party Performance, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

“Roll Out”, Gordon Square Art Space, Cleveland, OH

“Uncommon Senses II :  Art, Technology, Education, Law, Society - and Sensory Diversity”, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Faculty Exhibition, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

Monster Drawing Rally, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2017 “MoreLand”, Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit, MI

“Ka-Chuck”, Ipso Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD

Faculty Exhibition, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

2016 “Belly Rub”, The Muted Horn Gallery, Cleveland, OH

∞“School Yard Bets”, Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD

“Cities of Restless Objects”, Simone DeSousa Gallery, Ferndale, MI

+“Them”, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI  

“Experiencing Perspectives”, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Bloomfield Hills, MI   

2015 “Detroit Design Festival”, Talking Dolls, Detroit, MI    

“2015 Graduate Degree Exhibition”, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI    

“Pooping Dog”, Cranbrook Art Museum - Vaults installation, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2014 “Past, Present, Future”, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

“Interior Spaces”, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

MidAmerican Print Conference at Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2013 “Artomatic 419”, Toledo, OH

“Airborn”, Ipso Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD

“Untitled Group”,  Sanzenbacher Gallery, Toledo, OH

Residencies | Awards

2020 Spaces Gallery

2019 Faculty Development Award - Cleveland Institute of Art

2018 Gordon Square Artist Residency, Cleveland, OH

2015-2016 Talking Dolls, Detroit, MI

2015 Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award Finalist

CAA Merit Scholarship

2014 Flint Family Merit Scholarship

2013 Common Spaces, Toledo, OH

2008 Gunderson Estate Award

2008 Palmer Eide Art Scholarship

2007 Helen L. DeRoy Scholarship


Community | Collaboration

2017-Present Wondershop Studio, Founder, Cleveland, OH

2018-Present Zygote Press, Board Of Directors, Cleveland, OH

2018 Non//Sense Collective, Member, Cleveland, OH

2014 - 15 Studio Council, Co-president, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2013 - 15 Gaybrook, Co-founder, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2012 DrawnTown, Organizer, Sioux Falls, SD

La Fuerza Silenciosa, InsideOut | Honduras, El Progreso, Honduras

2010 -12 Graphic Content - Regional Art and Design Blog, Editor & Writer, Sioux Falls, SD

Lectures | Artist Talks

2020 (Upcoming) “Power, Society, and the Senses: A Workshop”, ASU-Tempe, Phoenix, AZ

2019           “A Matter of Hapticstance: One Queer’s Feelings on Feeling(s)” Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

“Mechanical Misuse”, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio

2016 “School Yard Bets and Other Arbitrary Proving Grounds” , Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

2015 Visiting Critic, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI

Second Year Graduate Degree Talk, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2014 Visiting Critic, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2014 Artist Lecture and Critic, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

2013 Artist Lecture, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota