CV

Education:

2012 Masters of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude, University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI

Curatorial Projects, Organizing and Programming
2017
Extended Practice, various venues, Chicago, IL
Quickening: Experimental Animations by Mothers, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, IL
Accumulated Gestures and Speculative Futures, Pop-Up Exhibition at Present Place, Chicago, IL
Bad Romance, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, IL
2012
Fiberhouse, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2011
All at Once, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2010
No U-Turn, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005
Twelve, 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI

Solo Exhibitions and Performances:
2014 And is Herself Created, featuring The Fall, W2S series, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH. Catalog
2012 The Fall, Milles House Studio, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Performance
2011 Orange Lullaby, Lounge, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Performance

Exhibitions/Performances/Screenings:
2017
Cornered, Wonderoot, Atlanta, GA
2016
Creative Pinellas Festival Exhibition, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, St. Petersburg, FL
Paperwork, Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
Pain & Voice, Autsen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2015
Prepare NOW, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Tiny Divas, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA
2014
Alienated Territories, Muzaplus, Tel Aviv, Israel
Spatial Disruption, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
Unintended Consequences, Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practical Feminism,Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NY
THAW: Links Hall Fundraiser, Dank Haus, Chicago, IL
2013
Crandemonium, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
LOLWUT, Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV
La Intrusa Danza, Sara Zalek and Sara Holwerda, Defibrillator, Chicago, IL
Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Defibrillator, Chicago, IL
Sex Sells, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012
Dances to Songs I Hate, Links Hall, Chicago, IL
Human\ Animal, Moving Image Art Screening Series, The Armory Center for the Arts,Pasadena, CA
Strange Glue (Virtual Show), Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston
Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Into the Interior, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Art and Obsession, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
CDC Presents: S, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Cranbrook Collection Loan, Mercedes Benz-Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
2011
Unreliable Narrators, Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, MD
Scholarship Awards and Exhibition: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI
Sequence: Cranbrook Video Festival, Cranbrook Institute of Science Auditorium/Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
One By One, Former Dalgleish Cadillac Dealership Garage, Detroit, MI
Knitted Brows, Cranbrook - Kingswood Schools Lower Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2010
Arterial Space, Salvage One, Chicago, IL
13th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
Generously Odd: Craft Now, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
(Re)Collect, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
4x4, Design Within Reach - Tree Studios, Chicago, IL
Chicago Art Parade, Chicago, IL
2008
Pedestrian, Art in Odd Places, Manhattan, NY
Women’s Caucus for Art Midwest Regional, ARC Gallery,Chicago, IL
11th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Way Taking, Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, MD
The Fool: Returns to His Chair (State Park Performances), Neofuturarium, Chicago, IL
Constellation, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Small Cascades for a Large City, WADE Collective Biennial, Toronto, Canada. Choreography collaboration with Nick Tobier
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Ham? Duderstadt Center Performance Space, Ann Arbor, MI
D’un Modéle Standard, All About Furniture, Ann Arbor, MI
44th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival (Mezzanine Installation), Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

Awards and Grants:
2017 City of Chicago DCASE Individual Artist Project Grant (with Angela Lopez)
2012 Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Emerging Artist Award - Finalist
2011 Detroit Artist Market Exhibition and Scholarship Program - Finalist
2006 Integrated Project Award - University of Michigan School of Art and Design

Interviews/Press:
Ellen Mueller, Elements and Principles of 4D Art and Design, First Edition, Oxford University Press, Feb 12, 2016
Douglas Max Utter, W2S Emerging Artist Series 2014, Catalog, The Sculpture Center, Jan 24, 2015
Allison Hersh, “Art & Soul: Juried Show Celebrates the Diva Power…” Savannah Morning News, Jan. 24, 2014
Ugly Ducking Press, Jan 2014, Emergency Index Vol. 3, edited by Yelena Gluzman and Sophia Cleary
Tampa Bay Times, Sept. 22, 2014, “’Eyesplice Collective’ at Morean Features 12 Emerging Artists” Lennie Bennett
Arte Fuse, May 12th, 2014, “The Practicalities of Being Feminine”Olya Turchin
Jena Cutie, “Keep Milwaukee Avenue Weird” Chicago Reader, May 30, 2013
Chicago Reader Blog: May 14, 2013, “Sexy Beet: Exploring Deep-Rooted Meaning...” by Sarah Nardi
Liquid Television: MTV’s Awesomest Animation: August 30, 2012, “Put Another Ring On It” by Liquid TV
OtherPeoplesPixels Featured Artist Blog: August 2, 2012, Stacia Yeapanis
Chicago Tribune Magazine: Jan 18, 2009, p 5. Rick Kogan
Columbia Spectator, Oct 17, 2008. “Walking in an Urban Wonderland” Yin Yin Lu,
Time Out New York / Issue 679: Oct 2–7, 2008. “Pedestrian” Jennifer L. Nelson

Artist Lectures, Symposiums and Workshops:
Mid-America College Art Association Conference, Panelist, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, Oct 26-28, 2016
DePaul University, Art and Design Department, Artist Lecture, Chicago, IL, April 2015
University of Missouri-St. Louis, Women in the Arts Conference, Artist Lecture, St. Louis, MO, Nov 2014
Cleveland Institute of Art, Feminism Now Symposium, Artist Lecture, Cleveland, OH, March 2014
West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV, Artist Lecture and Gallery Talk. Sept 2013
University of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI, Artist Lecture. Nov 2012
Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Artist Lecture. July 2012
College for Creative Studies, Fiber Department, Detroit, MI. Artist Lecture, Feb 2012
Cranbrook - Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills, MI. “Representational Appliqué” Workshop, Nov 2010
Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL. “Collecting 101” Workshop, June 2010
Chicago Arts Program, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago, I. “Creative Process” Workshop, Oct 2009
Chicago Arts Program, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago, IL. “Creative Process” Workshop, March 2009