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EDUCATION

MFA: University of Montana, Missoula MT. Projected 2017
Visual Art

MA: University of Montana, Missoula MT. Projected 2017
Art History

BA: Sarah Lawrence College. 2011
Postcolonial and Diaspora Studies in Literature

Languages:  English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (Conversational)


EXHIBITIONS: SOLO

2017: The Accumulation of Endlessness. UC Gallery. Missoula MT
2016: , is repair. Thesis Show: Gallery of Visual Arts. University of Montana, Missoula, MT
2015: Lettres Pour Yaya Mujinga: Performance Installation. Missoula, MT
2015: Dissonate. Frontier Space Gallery. Missoula, MT
2015: A Successful Artwork: Video Installation. University of Montana, Fine Arts Building Missoula, MT
2014: My Home, Which is Mine. Student Gallery, University of Montana. Missoula, MT
2012: Another Language. Le Chéile Art Space, New York, NY.


EXHIBITIONS: GROUP

2016: Confluence. Student Gallery, University of Montana. Missoula, MT
2016: Show and Tell. Washington State University Art Center, Pullman WA
2016: 4th Annual Mini Benefit Show. ZACC. Missoula, MT
2015: Critical Idioms. Student Gallery, University of Montana. Missoula, MT
2015: 21st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. GVA. Missoula, MT
2014: 20th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. GVA. Missoula, MT
2014: New Orders. . Student Gallery, University of Montana. Missoula, MT
2014: The Incarnate Poem. Zootown Arts Community Center. Missoula, MT
2013: 19th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. GVA. Missoula, MT
2013: UM SOA MFA Exhibition. US Bank, Butte, MT.
2013: A Horse of A Different Color: Juried Exhibition. Student Gallery, University of Montana. Missoula, MT
2013: Blue. University Center Gallery; Missoula, MT
2013: 2nd Annual MFA Exhibition. Frontier Space Gallery. Missoula, MT
2012: Fluidtoons: First Year in NY (2 person group show). E.M.P Collective, Baltimore, MD


TEACHING and PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

INSTRUCTOR OF RECORD:

 Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2015: Visual Language: Drawing Foundations
University of Montana, Missoula MT

Fall 2016: Instructor of Record: Introduction to Art Criticism
University of Montana, Missoula MT

COURSE DEVELOPMENT/ TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS:

Course development for the University of Montana:

2017: Introduction to Art Criticism (online),
2017: Alternative Art History (online)
University of Montana, Missoula MT

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

2016: Ancient American Art (Art History 400 level)
2014: African Art (Art History 400 level)
2013: World Art History (Art History 200 level)
2013: Photo 1 (Studio 200 level)
University of Montana, Missoula MT

Guest Instructor:

2016, 2014: Art Criticism (Art History 500 level)
2016: World Art History (Art History 200 level)
University of Montana, Missoula MT
2016: Montana Arts Inter-scholastics
University of Montana and Montana Public schools
2014: Teen Artist Workshop: Artist Talk and Workshop
Missoula Art Museum, Missoula MT

INTERNSHIPS:

2016 (July-August): Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, MT
2013 (February-August): Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-2017: Moderator and Facilitator, artTALK Artist Lecture Series. Shakespeare & Company Independent Bookstore, Missoula MT

2014, 2015: Conference Coordinator: Thinking It’s Presence: Race and Creative Writing Conference/ TiP- The Racial Imaginary: Race and Creative Writing Conference
Missoula, MT

2015: Research and Gallery Assistant for Cathryn Mallory
Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT

2015: Gallery Manager
Student Art Gallery: University of Montana, Missoula MT

2014: Program Chair for Tunnel Of Oppression (Diversity education program)
Student Involvement Network: University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2007-2011: Campus Work-study positions, inclu: America Reads Tutor/Elementary classroom assistant, Senior Tour Guide, Overnight Hosting Program Coordinator, “Common Ground” Space Manager, Student driver.
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville NY.

2005-2012: Fill in; Children’s Program (teen to infant), Casework, front-office staff
“Family Inn” Homeless Shelter for Families: Family of Woodstock, Inc. Kingston, NY.

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN

2014: Conference theme design, with Lisa Jarrett Thinking It’s Presence: Race and Creative Writing Conference
2013: Program photos for website/archives. Headlands Center for the Arts
2012: Cover Design: Undergloom by Prageeta Sharma, fence books
2010-2011: Visual Arts Co-editor and Layout design: Dark Phrases, Sarah Lawrence College: Literary journal
2009: Logo and concept design: Brown Renaissance Media Group
2008: Cover design and internal illustrations: Black Dorothy, chapbook by Ciara Miller, self-published


PUBLIC TALKS and ARTIST LECTURES

Artist Lectures:

2017: “Vulnerability, generosity, and symbolic gesture,” UC Gallery: Missoula, MT

2015: “The Act of Instilling Dissonance,” Frontier Space Gallery: Missoula, MT

2015: “Visualizations of Disenfranchised Greif,” Graduate Student Public Lecture Series, University of Montana, Missoula MT

2014: “Juxtapoz Nostalgia” Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Panels:

2016: “, is repair | cold lapse | build-up: Artist’s Panel,” Gallery of Visual Arts: University of Montana, Missoula MT

2016: “Celebrating our Forgotten Relative: Native American and African American relationships,” 4 to 1 PATH With William S. YellowRobe and George Price: University of Montana, Missoula MT

2016: “Second Annual Missoula Racial Justice Teach-in Tells the Immigrant Story,” Racial Justice Teach-in. Missoula, MT. With YWCA, Empower MT, and Soft Landings Missoula

2015: “The Articulation of Disenfranchised Grief,” Thinking Its Presence, The Racial Imaginary: Creative Writing Conference: Missoula, MT

2014: “Let’s Not Go There: Personal Narratives, Stories, and Anecdotes,” Thinking Its Presence: Creative Writing Conference: Missoula, MT


AWARDS

2017. NCECA Multicultural Fellowship. Portland, OR
2015. Bertha Morton Scholarship. Missoula, MT
2016, 2015, 2013. Fell-Oskins Scholarship. Missoula, MT
2014. Dean Stephen Kalm College of Visual and Performing Arts
Graduate Award. University of Montana, Missoula MT.
2014, 2015. Diversity Advisory Council mini-grant. Missoula, MT
2007-2011: Martha Rockwell Millet Scholarship. Sarah Lawrence College, NY
2007. Woodstock Artists Studio Award. Woodstock, NY

PUBLISHED WORKS:

Projected 2017: Graduate Thesis, MA. University of Montana School of Art

Projected 2017: Graduate Thesis, MFA: “Radical Dissonance and Haunted Gestures” University of Montana School of Art

2014: Critical Essay: “Re-inscribing the Subtle Mark: Human Presence, Digital Interface, and the Anxiety of Language in the Installation of Dave Tarullo.” UC Gallery Exhibit Catalogue. Missoula, MT


PUBLICATIONS:

2017: THE MISSOULIAN: ENTERTAINER.
“Washing away grief, her own and others’: Artist invites viewers to write on tablets that will be cleansed.” By Cory Walsh.

2017: THE KAIMIN: ARTS +CULTURE.
“New UC Gallery Show showcases the art of grieving” by Brooke Beighie