ABOUT

EDUCATION

2008 Master of Fine Arts, University of California, San Diego   

2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning   

1998 Cornell University Rome Program, Rome, Italy  

AWARDS

2017 Dave Bown Projects Prize, New York City, NY (collaboration with Christina La Sala)

2011 smART Power Grant, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City, NY and The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Washington D.C.   

2011 Project Grant, United States Artists Projects, Inc., Los Angeles, CA   

2008 International Collaboration Grant, the Art Matters Foundation, Inc., New York City, NY     

2007 Curatorial Art Prize, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA   

2006 Russell Foundation Grant, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA   

2000 Cornell Council for the Arts Scholarship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY     

1998 David R. Bean Prize for Fine Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, CA  

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 ‘Mash-Ups’, Luis De Jesus, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 

2010 ‘Chimerica Dreality’, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA 

2008 ‘Be Everyone, Do Everything’, Marcuse Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla CA 

2008 ‘Human Power’, Marcuse Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA 

2007 ‘Booya!’, Marcuse Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA 

2006 ‘BEEFCAKE’, Marcuse Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA ­  

2004 ‘Overly Complex’, Fuller Projects, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 

2001 ‘Something Fearsome’, Tjaden Fine Arts Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

2000 ‘Pre-historic Systems’, Tjaden Fine Arts Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

2000 ‘Sounds Like You’, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN  

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016  'Harmonograph Experiment', Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA

2015  'Art and Science Symposium', California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2009  ‘Bourgeoisified Proletariat’, Thames Town, Songjiang New City, Shanghai, China  

2009 ‘Social Climbing’, Luis De Jesus, San Diego, CA 

2009 ‘Heavy Weight’, The Body Firm Gymnasium, Pasadena, CA 

2008 ‘M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition’, University Art Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA 

2008 ‘Cocked! The Possessed Male: Object of Desire’, Luis De Jesus, San Diego, CA 

2007 ‘All-In Juried Exhibition’, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 

2007 ‘Origin is the Goal’, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (L.A.C.E.), Los Angeles, CA  

2007 ‘Timelapse’, The School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana, University, Bloomington, IN 

2006 ‘Smash and Tickle’, 16:One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

2006 ‘G.L.A.M.F.A. Exhibition’, C.S.U.L.B. Art Department Galleries, Long Beach, CA 

2006 ‘Where’, Sundown Salon (Fritz Haeg Studios), Los Angeles, CA 

2006 ‘Re-Creation’, Marcuse Gallery, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA  

2004 ‘Buffet’, Fuller Projects, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 

2004 ‘Artist Retrospective’, Jim Ferry’s 20th St. Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA 

2002 ‘Fine Figures and Far-Out Faces’, Jim Ferry’s 20th St. Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA 

2000 ‘Steel EXPLOSION!’, Tjaden Fine Arts Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

2000 ‘A Kapakahi World’, The Sibley Fine Arts Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

1998 ‘Cornell University Rome Program Exhibition’, Palazzo Lazzaroni, Rome, Italy  

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

2009 ‘The Borders Within’, Shanghai, China (collaboration with Chinese artist Shi Yong) 

2009 ‘Job Shadow', Shanghai, China 

2007 ‘Flagwaver Series’, Mt. Whitney, CA and Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA 

2007  ‘The America’s Finest City Project’, the City of San Diego, CA 

2007 ‘The Big Dance’, Visual Arts Facility, U.C. San Diego, La Jolla, CA 

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