EDUCATION

2015                   M.A. Media Studies, The New School for Public Engagement, New York, NY

2008                  B.A. Creative Writing (Film Studies Minor), Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-present       Gallery Director, Make.Shift Art Space, Bellingham, WA

2015-present       Advocacy Coordinator, DVSAS, Bellingham, WA 

2013-2017            Gallery Committee Member, Make.Shift Art Space, Bellingham, WA

2008-2011            Co-Founder & Curator, Ladyfest, Bellingham, WA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-2016            Adjunct Instructor, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA (Queer Identities)

2014-2015            Teaching Assistant, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY (Intro to Fashion Studies, History of Fashion)

2014/2015            Teaching Assistant, Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA (Humanities 101)

 

AWARDS

April 2015             Best Non-Linear Project for “Native Music Project: An Interactive Documentary,” Mixed Messages: The New School Media Studies Graduate Student Awards,  New York, NY

Oct 2011                Best Practical Effects for Tour de Chat, Trailer Awards, Bellingham, WA

Oct 2011                Best Editing for Peau le Hold-Up, Trailer Awards, Bellingham, WA

 

EXHIBITIONS

June 2017            Group Exhibition, Cringe, Make.Shift Art Space, Bellingham, WA

Sept 2015            Group Exhibition, Icky Bodies, Less Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

April 2015             Group Exhibition, Mixed Messages, IMC Lab + Gallery, New York City, NY

Aug 2014              Group ExhibitionPedal Party!, Make.Shift Art Space, Bellingham, WA

March 2014          Group Exhibition, Home: Through Our Eyes, Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA

Nov 2013              Group Exhibition, Mutants R Us, Make.Shift Art Space, Bellingham, WA

Sep 2013              Solo Exhibition, You Already Are Yourself, Colony Warf Gallery, Bellingham, WA

June 2013             Group Exhibition, FEMpowerment Festival, Flea Market Gallery, Bellingham, WA

Feb 2012              Group ExhibitionWinter Commission IV: Disasters!, Spark! Museum, Bellingham, WA

Oct 2011                Group Exhibition, Built By Association, Overgrowth Gallery, Bellingham, WA

Feb 2011               Group Exhibition, Winter Commission III: Storytelling, Museum of Radio and Electricity, Bellingham, WA

June 2011              Group Exhibition, Ladyfest Bellingham, Cornwall Gallery, Bellingham, WA

Sep 2010               Group Exhibition, The Devil Has Sex, Glow Nightclub, Bellingham, WA

June 2009             Group Exhibition, Ladyfest Bellingham, Jinx Art Space, Bellingham, WA

Dec 2008              Group Exhibition, Death of the Polaroid, WWU Viking Union Gallery, Bellingham, WA

 

COMMISSIONS

2013                       Digital Illustration, Pom Pom, Bellingham on Tap, Bellingham, WA

2012                       Digital Illustration, 5 Things to Do with a Men’s Shirt, Buffalo Exchange, Tuscon, AZ

2012                       Digital Illustration, NYC Skyline, Buffalo Exchange, Tuscon, AZ

2011                        T-Shirt Design, Shake Us to the Ground, So Adult, Bellingham, WA

2011                        Digital Film, Gym 60 Commercial (collaboration with Tim Hubner), Gym60 Program, Gillette, MT

Feb 2011                 Digital Film, Winter Commission Commercial, (collaboration with Tim Hubner), Winter Commission IV: Disaster!, Bellingham, WA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"New Waves, Same Tides Scene Report: Bellingham," Madison Holup, Mothership Zine, Summer 2017

“Scum Eating: Everyone’s just so nice,” Raleigh Davis, What’s Up Magazine, May 2014

“Best Bets: Home: Through Our Eyes,” Bellingham Herald, March 19, 2014

“Ladyfest Bellingham ’11 starts today,” Kenneth M. Piekarski, The Stranger, Jun 15, 2011

“Third annual Ladyfest kicks off this week,” Kera Wanielista, KOMONews, Jun 13, 2011

“Rocker chicks rise up,” Samantha O’Brochta, The Western Front, April 20, 2010

“Girls Music Workshop,” Brent Cole, What’s Up Magazine, Feb 2010

“Feminist community building in Bellingham, WA,” Nicki Sabalu, DIY or Don’t We: a zine about community, 2009

“Ladyfest: A Celebration of Female Artistry,” Anna Rankin, What’s Up Magazine, June 2009,

“Bellingham’s Ladyfest Celebrates Creativity of Women,” Bellingham Herald, May 14, 2011

“Rumor Has It,” Carey Ross, Cascadia, Weekly, April 14, 2010

“LadyFest Bellingham: Where the girls are,” Ian Chant, Cascadia Weekly, June 24, 2009

“Students piece together a community at the Skill Share,” Kassidy Vietti, Western Front, Dec 3, 2007

“Zine revival,” Chris Neumann, The Western Front, May 13, 2005