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

2018    

  • Myth of the Flat World, River House Arts, Toledo OH

2013    

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

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  

  • LANDED, Darkroom Detroit, Detroit, MI (upcoming)

  • Where Were They Then, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI

  • The Infinite Undoing, Galleri 2987, Detroit MI

  • Gilda Snowden Exhibition, The Scarab Club, Detroit MI

  • Thinking With Animals, River House Arts, Toledo OH

  • Eastern Michigan University Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, Ypsilanti MI

2017  

  • The 95th Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI

  • 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

 

ARTIST LECTURES & GALLERY TALKS

2018

  • River House Arts, curatorial panel discussion in conjunction with Thinking with Animals, March 29, 2018

2017

  • 22 North, curatorial talk in conjunction with Chimera, December 1, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Women Artists, Ann Arbor, MI, September 17, 2017

  • Cranbrook Academy of Art, New Studios Building, Bloomfield Hills, MI, April 3, 2017

2015

  • Ann Arbor Art Center, in conjunction with Wish List, Ann Arbor, MI, September, 2015

 

RESIDENCIES

2018

  • SÍM Residency, Iceland, Seljavegur, month-long residency in December (upcoming)

 

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2018

  • Thinking with Animals, five person national exhibition, co-curated with Jessica Tenbusch, River House Arts, Toledo, OH (February - March)

2017

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS                                                                            

Ft. Wayne Museum of Contemporary Art, Ft. Wayne, IN

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

Various private collections

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

  • ARTH 100 Art Appreciation

  • 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 390 Studio Concepts

  • ARTS 422 Photography Portfolio

  • ARTS 490 Capstone Seminar

  • 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 210 Alternative Processes

  • PHO 228 Digital Photo II

  • PHO 231 Portfolio Seminar

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