Education

2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fiber, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art History, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Select Exhibitions

2018
Spring Open Studios, Hawthorne Arts Complex, Hawthorne, CA
4th Annual ARTifact Community Arts Festival, ARTifact Forum & Gallery, Hawthorne, CA
Love: A Group Show, Los Angeles County Store, Los Angeles, CA
Dimensions: Juried Exhibition of Fine Craft, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

2017
South Bay Focus 2017, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Winter Open Studios, Hawthorne Arts Complex, Hawthorne, CA
12 x 12 Juried Exhibition, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
Summer Open Studios, Hawthorne Arts Complex, Hawthorne, CA
Art of Water, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI
Spring Open Studios, Hawthorne Arts Complex, Hawthorne, CA

2015
Opening Exhibition, Branch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Journey, Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Artists Coalition’s 2015 Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Art Institute 2015 Annual BFA Exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

2014
Toward an Ideology, Destination Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Pieced Together, curated by Danny Orendorff, Warehouse Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Access Alumni Exhibition, juried by Anthony Baab, Theresa Bembnister, Connie Griffith, Holly Hayden and Dean Johnson, Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO

2013
Midwest Fiber Arts Educators Exhibition, Warehouse Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Fountain Art Auction, Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, MO
Exquisite Uterus Project, UWM Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Relevant Experience

March 2018–Present
Content Manager & Emerging Artists Program Coordinator
Textile Arts | Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
– Update website content, including TA|LA events and related textile events in the community
– Organize events for Emerging Artists program

October 2015–March 2018
Gallery Manager
Branch Gallery, Inglewood, CA
– Organize programming and curate exhibitions
– Manage workshop schedule for gallery and The Knitting Tree, L.A.

September 2016–February 2018
Studio Assistant
Tanya Aguiñiga Studio, Los Angeles, CA
– Assist with completing commissioned works

September 2015–April 2016
Gallery Archivist Intern
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
– Catalogue book and periodical collection
– Process artist and client collections

Awards

2018
First Place in the Visual Art Category at the ARTifact Community Arts Showcase

2017
Artist of the Month: September, Hawthorne Arts Complex, Hawthorne, CA

2015
Mildred’s Lane Fellow for Attention Labs: The Order of the Third Bird
Karen W. Gould Fiber Department Project Award

2013
Textile Society of America Scholarship for The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. Fall Symposium

Membership

Textile Arts | Los Angeles
Fiber Art Now

Publication

2018
"Emerging Artists Showcase 2018," curated by Marcia Young, Fiber Art Now Magazine, Spring 2018.