2011MFA Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego
2010Graduate Semester Abroad, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2007BFA Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University
2007BFA Painting & Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University
2016Bling It Out!, Iridian Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015Space Jam, VCU Fine Arts Building Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015Crest, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2012Never Before Seen, UCSD Visual Arts Facility Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2010UCSD Open Studios, La Jolla, CA
2010The Dark Tower, Compact Space, Los Angeles, CA
2009I’ll Show you Mine, UCSD Visual Arts Facility, La Jolla, CA
2009From Panic to Power, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008GLAMFA, CSU Long Beach, CA
2008Satellite Ensemble, Kava Lounge, San Diego, CA
2008MultiMedia Happening, The Guild, San Diego, CA
2008Love/Lust, UCSD Visual Arts Facility, La Jolla, CA
2019Casa Tagumerche, La Gomera Canary Islands, Spain
2011Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany
Expeditionary Practice Travel
2019La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain
2018Expedition Participant, Ocean Tramp, Antarctica
2017Attendee, Pole to Pole, Science Summer Programme, Cambridge University, UK
2017Visiting Scholar, Harris Manchester SRI, Oxford University, UK
2022Scholarship Recipient, Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina
2022Scholarship Recipient, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Maine
2015Adjunct Faculty Research Grant, VCU School of the Arts
2015Tasmeem in the Classroom Competition Winner, VCU Qatar
2015Phoenix Reader Award, AP College Board – Studio Art
2009Russell Grant, UCSD Visual Arts, La Jolla, CA
2007Faculty Achievement Award, VCU Sculpture
Artist Talks
2019IRFM, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2018Art Foundation Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2018Art Department, Ithaca College, Ithaca NY
Academic Staff,
& Supervisory Experience
2023 –Lecturer, Sculpture Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2019 –Assistant Director, 280 Wood Shop, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2018 – 2019Assistant Professor, Art Department, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
2016 – 2018Instructor + Shop Technician, Sculpture + Extended Media, VCU, Richmond, VA
2016Adjunct Faculty, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA
2015 – 2016Adjunct Faculty, Sculpture + Extended Media, VCU, Richmond, VA
2011 – 2016Adjunct Faculty, Art Foundation Department, VCU, Richmond, VA
Academic Service
Professional Development
2020Member, Make Ready Student Health and Financial Well Being Committee, SAIC
2020Member, Make Ready Safety Committee, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2020Conference Presenter, SSMC National Conference
2020Certified, Parson’s Healthier Materials and Sustainable Building Certification
2019Mental Health First Aid Training, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2019Chicago Regional Organizing for Anti-Racism Training, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2019Compassion Cultivation Training, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2019Critical Conversations Training, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2018Participant, Early Career Excellence Institute, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
2018Department Representative, Art and Art History Department Field Trip to Boston
2017Participant, Building Inclusive Communities Workshop, VCU, Richmond, VA
2012 – 2018Student Recruitment Representative, VCU Arts Admissions Office
2017Faculty Mentor, VCU Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program
2012 – 2016New Student Orientation Advisor, Art Foundation Department, VCU
2012 – 2016Wood Shop & Laser Cutter Assistant, Art Foundation Department, VCU
2007 – 2010Graduate Teaching Assistant, Visual Arts Department, UCSD
2009Chair, UCSD Open Studios Committee
2009Graduate Student Representative, Studio New Hire Committee, UCSD Vis Arts
2009Lead Teaching Assistant, UCSD Visual Arts
2008Grad Student Representative, Admissions Committee, UCSD Vis Arts