b. 1983 Inglewood, CA
Lives and works in Joshua Tree, CA and Yosemite, CA
2016 Graduate Public Practice, Otis College of Art and Design MFA Thesis Exhibition, 18th Street Arts
Center, Santa Monica, CA
2015 Winter Skies, 29 Palms Chamber of Commerce Gallery, 29 Palms, CA.
Making Place, Antelope Valley College Art Gallery, Palmdale, CA.
I Hope the Wind Don't Blow, Museum of Art and History, Cedar Center, Lancaster, CA.
Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition, Juried Show, 29 Palms Art Gallery, 29 Palms, CA
Open Studio HWY 62 Art Tours, Joshua Tree, CA
Water Water, Group show, High Desert Water District Office Lobby, Yucca Valley, CA
Moved by Color, independently curated, The Sun Room art space, Joshua Tree, CA
Face the South, OnArt Studio, Bangkok, Thailand
Face the South, Los Angeles Public Library, Manchester Branch, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Senior Thesis Show, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Java Jacket, First Floor Humanities Building, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
Grant-Funded Project/Work Experience
2016 Joshua Tree Art Innovation Laboratory (JT LAB), Artist Volunteer Coordinator
2015 Antelope Valley Art Outpost, Cultural resource mapping and community engagement projects, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and managed by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Museum of Art and History (MOAH) Lancaster, the Department of REgional Planning and the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, with additional support from Metabolic Studio.
2008 English Language Lab and Alphabet Mural, English Language Lab project, Friends of Thailand,
2007 World Map Mural, Peace Corps Villages, Trang, Thailand
Publications as Author
2017 The Mojave Project, KCET Artbound, Landscape of Belonging: Joshua Tree's Climbing Legacy
2007 Mount Voices, “Skirt” and “Janpath Market”, poems published college’s in annual literary magazine
2005 Mount Voices, “Untitled”, poem published in college’s annual literary magazine
2003 Mount Voices, “Almost Home” and “Moon”, poems published in college’s annual literary magazine
2003 Editor-in-Chief and freelance reporter, The Oracle, Mount St. Mary’s College
Lectures/ Presentations/ Workshops
2015 Open Conversation #4 (Antelope Valley Art Outpost) co-faciliated with Kim Stringfellow and Dave Numer, Devil's Punchbowl County Park, Los Angeles County.
2015 You Are Here: a collaborative mobile place-making project, supported by the Antelope Valley Art Outpost project and produced as part of a first-year project for Otis College of Art and Design MFA in Public Practice. A series of 4 events from April -May 2015.
2012 Learning the Ropes: An introduction to the Knot, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA
2009 Guest Artist: Horizon Line Demonstrations with 1st grade students, KIPP Raices Academy,
Los Angeles, CA
2008 Thailand and the Muslim South, Los Angeles Public Library, Manchester Branch, Los Angeles, CA
This talk accompanied the solo photo exhibition, Face the South, which was on display at the same
2016 Otis College of Art and Design, MFA Public Practice
2006 Peace Corps Thailand Technical and Language Training Program, Teacher Collaboration and
Community Outreach, Uthai Thani, Thailand
2005 Mount St. Mary’s College, BA Fine Arts, Minor Creative Writing, Summa Cum Laude
2005 Mount St. Mary’s College, CA Teaching Credential (2042 program)
Awards and Honors
2016 Outstanding Contribution, Otis College of Art and Design, Graduate Public Practice
2005 Excellence in Art, Mount St. Mary’s College Art Department
Excellence in Teaching, Mount St. Mary’s College Education Department
President’s Medal, Mount St. Mary’s College, most distinguished award (given to 12 Seniors) at the college,
“granted to students for their breadth of involvement at the college, as well as their warmth and generosity of spirit.”