EDUCATION

2013  

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI
MFA Photography, 2013
President of the Art Masters Association, 2012-13

2008  

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL
BA Photography, 2008

2006  

Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor MI
AAS Photography, 2006

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013    

  • Myth/Document, Detroit Center of Contemporary Photography, Detroit MI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  

  • Encuentro Fotográfico México 2017, Puebla , México 
  • Women’s Work: Artists Impacting Social Change, Sarah Silberman Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

2016  

  • You Are Here, The Carr Center, Detroit, MI
  • Detroit Biennale, Museum of New Art, Armada MI
  • Re:Formation, dual site exhibition curated by Gallery Project, Toledo OH and Ann Arbor, MI
  • Animal Show, Tangent Gallery, Detroit MI
  • Instructor Show, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI

2015  

  • The Next Big Thing, Museum of New Art, Troy MI
  • Wish List, dual site exhibition curated by Gallery Project, Toledo OH and Ann Arbor, MI
  • Things Feel Heavy, Tangent Gallery, Detroit MI
  • Blooms, Bugs, Beasts, Scarab Club, Detroit MI
  • The Selfie Show, Museum of New Art, Armada MI

2014  

  • The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014, Fort Wayne Museum of Art,  Fort Wayne IN [Second Prize]
  • Everywoman, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

2013  

  • NEXT: New Photographic Visions, Castell Photography, Asheville NC [Juror’s Choice Award]
  • DEADPAN (the art of the expressionless), Whitdel Arts, Detroit MI
  • The 91st Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI * Best of Show Award Winner
  • Animal Show, Pterodactyl Creative Project Space, Philadelphia PA
  • Graduate Show, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI* Best of Show

2012    

  • Graduate Show, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI

2011     

  • Half-Truths, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago IL
  • MEGA, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids MI
  • Graduate Show, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI

2009  

  • Sepia, Mars Gallery, Chicago IL

2008  

  • Manifest Expo, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL

AWARDS

2014  

  • Second Place & Museum Purchase Award, The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne IN

2013  

  • Juror’s Choice, NEXT: New Photographic Visions, Castell Photography, Asheville NC
  • Best in Show, All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Arts Center, Ann Arbor MI
  • Michigan Art in the House Award Winner, 2013/2014, Lansing MI
  • Best in Show, Graduate Show, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI

2012  

  • Presenter Demonstrating Outstanding Scholarship, Eastern Michigan University Graduate Research Fair

2010  

  • Dorothy Lamming Graduate Scholarship, 2010/2011 Academic Year

2008  

  • Purchase Award, Columbia College Chicago Manifest

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Eastern Michigan University, 2015-present, Part-time Lecturer, Instructor of Record

  • ARTS 105 Photography for Non-Majors
  • ARTS 127 Digital Media Fundamentals
  • ARTS 221 Beginning Photography
  • ARTS 322 Intermediate Photography 2
  • ARTS 323 Intermediate Photography 3
  • ARTS 422 Photography Portfolio
  • ARTS 620 Graduate Photography
  • ARTS 674 Critique and Professional Preparation Seminar

Washtenaw Community College, 2013-present, Part-time Instructor

  • PHO 103 History of Photography
  • PHO 110 Intro to Darkroom
  • PHO 111 Photography I
  • PHO 117 Intro to the Studio
  • PHO 122 Darkroom Techniques
  • PHO 189 Advanced Darkroom
  • PHO 228 Digital Photo II

University of Michigan Summer Discovery, 2014-2017, Photography Instructor

  • Digital Photography (three-week workshop) 

Eastern Michigan University (teaching assistantship), 2012, Instructor of Art

  • ARTS 101 Art for Non-Majors
  • ARTS 105 Photography for Non-Majors
  • ARTS 221 Photography for Art Majors