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Education:

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MFA Candidate (Grad 2020)
San Jose State University, Bachelor of Fine Art, Summa Cum Laude, 2016

Solo Exhibitions:

2016: In Pursuit of a Circle, TechShop, San Jose, CA
2016: +++, San Jose State University, CA
2015: Redd Room, Belcher Gallery, San Jose, CA
2015: Weight of it All, Recology, San Francisco, CA
2015: Drawings From COCO, Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose, CA
2014: Black Gallery, San Jose State University, CA

Selected Group Shows:

2017: Where Are You Now?, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
2017: Fresh Works, University of Minnesota, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2016: KALA Artist Annual Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
2016: Architecture and the City Festival, American Institute of Architecture, San Francisco, CA
2014: Emerging Artists Showcase, Cal State East Bay, Hayward, CA
2014: GALLERY WARS, Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA
2013: Play, Gallery 3; San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
2012: San Diego Mesa College Student Showcase, San Diego, CA
2011: Rothko Meets Dali, Queen Bee Gallery, San Diego, CA
2011: Hostel Takeover, Hostel International, San Diego, CA

Collaborations:

2017: Not Alone, Collaboration with Keith Daly and Aaron BarkerExquisite Corpse of the Unknown Veteran organized by Aaron Hughes, SFAC, San Francisco, CA
2016: The Fox, Collaboration with Keith Daly, Santa Cruz, CA
2016: BURD, Collaboration with Keith Daly, Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose, CA
2014: Surrealism and War, National Veteran's Art Museum, Exquisite Corpse of the Unknown Veteran organized by Aaron Hughes, Chicago, IL
1999-2008: Electronic Musician, MY RUSHMORE, collaboration with Kyle Paulsen, Bay Area, CA

Residencies, Awards, Honors:

2018: COGS Professional Development Grant, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
2016: San Jose State University, Ray Henley Carrico Pictorial Arts Scholarship
2016: TechShop San Jose, Artist in Residence, July-October
2015: Recology Student Artist in Residence, Recology San Francisco
2014: San Jose State University, Daniel Somers Memorial Scholarship
2014: San Jose State University, Catherine Urban Pictorial Arts Scholarship
2012: San Diego Mesa College, Gallery Scholarship

Educational Experience:

2017-2019: Teachers Assistant, Introduction to Printmaking, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
2018: Teachers Assistant, Books, Comics, and Zines, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
2017-2018: Teachers Assistant, Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
2018: Visiting Artist Screen Print Workshop, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
2017: Classroom Assistant, Woodworking/Carving with Professor Shannon Wright, San Jose State University, CA
2016: Docent and Education Experience Facilitator, Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

Related Professional Experience:

2017: Art Installation Crew Member, Accurate Art, San Jose, CA
2016: Print Studio Intern, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2016: Wood Shop Technician, Studio Frameworks, Oakland, CA
2015-2017: Art Installation Crew Member for Exhibitions, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2015-2016: Student Assistant, SJSU Art Department, San Jose, CA
2015: Scenery Painting Assistant, Dave Eggers' The Circle, November 19-21, Hal Todd Studio Theater, San Jose, CA
2015: Scenery Painting Assistant, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Oct. 16-24, University Theatre, San Jose State University, CA
2014: Mural Production Assistant;  Amy Ellingson, Variation: Large Delineation, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2014: Muralist, Cafe Stritch, Portrait of Rashaan Kirk, Collaboration with Chris Anway, San Jose, CA
2012: Animator/Illustrator (credited), Fracture, San Diego, CA
2000-Present: Dozens of murals and street art projects.
1998-2005: Sign Painter Assistant; Signage Solutions, Bay Area