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,        

           Trang, 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

2015   Artbound, Littlerock Creek Watershed: A Shared Resource, published in partnerships with the Antelope Valley Art Outpost project.

           Artbound, A Conversation at the Devil's Punchbowl, published in partnership with the Antelope Valley Art Outpost project.

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.”