CV

Born 1992, San Bernardino, CA.

Lives and Works in THE San Francisco BAY AREA. 


EDUCATION                              

2016- 2018                    MFA | Art Practice | Stanford University | STANFORD, CA

2010- 2014                    BFA | FINE ART | Minor IN FEMINIST, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES | Cornell University | ITHACA, NY

2006- 2010                    International Baccalaureate Program (IBO) | San Bernardino, CA

 

Awards/ Artist Residencies

2018                             International Sculpture Center (ISC) ResidencY at Grounds for Sculpture (GFS)

                                   International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

                                   Headlands Center for the Arts 2018-2019 Graduate Fellowship 

2017                             The San Francisco Foundation | Edwin Anthony & Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan Scholarship

                                   The Arthur Bridgman Clark Memorial Fellowship

2014                             Jack Kent Cooke Foundation | Graduate Arts Award Finalist

                                   The Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal of Art

2013                             The Edith Stone & Walter King Memorial Prize

2012                             John Kip Brady Prize

2011                             The David R. Bean Prize Award

2010                             Cornell University PSP Excellence in Teamwork & Collaboration Award

                                   Walking Shield Inc. | American Indian Access Scholarship

                                   San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) | Art Scholarship

 

Selected Exhibitions                          

2018                             THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU | Axis Gallery | Sacramento, CA (ON VIEW: Nov 2- 25th, 2018)

New Lands: A Popup Exhibition | Dogpatch- SAn Francisco, CA | Curated by: Jen Tough Gallery | (ON VIEW: OCT 26-28, 2018)

Through Her Eye | Mana Contemporary Chicago | Chicago, IL (ON VIEW: Sep 23, 2018- Feb 16, 2019)

The Hand That Guides | Folsom St | San Francisco, cA

Bay Area MFA | The Mills Building | San FRancisco, CA

                                   Grid | "Domain" | Stanford University | Stanford, CA 

                                   Urban X Indigenous IV: Unite the Tribes | SOMArts Cultural Center | San Francisco, CA                       

                                   Where Here | MFA Thesis Exhibition | Stanford Art Gallery | Stanford, CA 

                                   Badlands | O'Donnohue Family Stanford Educational Farm | Stanford, CA

2017                             The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition | SOMARTS Cultural Center | San Francisco, CA

                                   HI-5: The Annual First Year MFA Exhibition | CouLTER ARt GALLERY | Stanford, CA

2015                             We Step Into the Light II, Group Show | Physical Sciences, Ithaca, NY

2014                             Neon- Oral- Abimes, Thesis II B.F.A. Final Exhibition | Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

                                   Untitled, Select Thesis II B.F.A. Student Exhibition | Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

                                   We Step Into the Light, Group Show | Mann Library, Physical Sciences Building, Ithaca, NY

2013                             Dos and Donuts, Thesis I BFA Final Exhibition | Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY

                                   Wasted Hours, Sculptural Artistic Practice Exhibition | Downtown Commons, Ithaca, NY  

                                   Rome Study Abroad Student Exhibition | Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY 

                                   Inspire, Imagine, Indulge, Cornell in Rome Final Exhibition | Palazzo Lazzaroni, Rome, Italy

                                   Cornell in Rome Exhibition | Circolo degli Artisti, Rome, Italy      

                                   Identity & the Global Lens, Upper-Level Photography | Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY  

2012                             The Creation of the Navajo Bun | Computing and Communications Center, Ithaca, NY

                                   NYC Program Art Show | Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca NY

                                   First Fridays Art Walk | Free Spirit Yoga, Bixby Knolls, Long Beach, CA 

                                   Bean Prize Exhibition | Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Spring 2018                 Teaching Assistant | Sculpture 1 & 2 | Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University    

Winter 2018                 Instructor | Art of Reclamation | Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

Winter 2018                 Teaching Assistant | Vital Signs: Performance in the 21st Century | Department of Theater & Performance

                                   Studies and Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

Autumn 2017                Teaching Assistant | Vital Signs: Performance in the 21st Century | Department of Theater & Performance

                                   Studies and Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

Summer 2017                Teaching Assistant | Drawing & Painting Intensive | Sections 1 & 2 | Department of Art & Art History

                                   Stanford University

Spring 2017                 Teaching Assistant | Painting 1 | Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

Winter 2016                 Teaching Assistant | Painting 1 | Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

Autumn 2016                 Teaching Assistant | Monotype Printmaking | Department of Art & Art History | Stanford University

 

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-2018                      MFA Graduate Student Mentor for Honors in Art Practice Undergraduate Senior Thesis

                                   (Course ARTSTUDI 297) | Stanford University

2017                              Graduate Student Mentor for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CSRE) Undergraduate

                                   Senior Research Paper (Course 200X) | Stanford University

2016                              Cornell University | American Indian & Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP formerly AIP)  

                                   Off-campus Media Tech

2015-16                         Cornell University | American Indian Program (AIP) | Communications Assistant | Ithaca, NY

2014-15                         Cornell University | American Indian Program (AIP) | Graphic Designer | Ithaca, NY

2012-14                         The Thread Magazine | Beauty Director & Contributing Writer | Ithaca, NY

2011-14                         Cornell University | Art Department | Print Studio Monitor | Ithaca, NY

2013                              Paolo W. Tamburella | Studio Assistant | Rome, Italy     

                                   Cornell University | Cornell in Rome Program | Office Assistant | Rome, Italy         

2012                              Pace Editions | Printmaking Studio Intern | New York, NY             

                                   Cornell University | AAP NYC Program | Computer Lab Assistant | New York, NY

                                   UJIIV: The New Social Calendar | Intern and Marketing Leader | Ithaca, NY

 

LECTURES/ WORKSHOPS/ Performances

2018                              "Generative Resistance: Contemporary INDIGENOUS Art" | Guest Lecturer for Spring Course: 

                                     Migration and Diaspora in American Art | Stanford University | Stanford, CA

                                    "Skirted" Performance | Cantor Arts Center | Stanford University | stanford, CA

2015                              Cornell University | Professional Development Series: The Art of Personal & Professional

                                    Growth | Ithaca, NY

                                    Project Star: Celebrating Women | Fall Workshop Series #3 | Tompkins County Library

                                    Ithaca, NY

2013                              The University of California Riverside (UCR) | Gathering of The Tribes: Summer Residential

                                    Program Career Days Presentation | How to Pursue Your Passion In College | Riverside, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS    

2019                             Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism | Second Edition-

                                   “A Native American Feminist’s Guide to Survival” Essay (forthcoming IN FEBRUary)  

2018 Sculpture Magazine | OCT 2018 ISSUE | Print.

2017                             Yellow Medicine Review | Spring 2017 | 10th Anniversary Retrospective Issue | Print.

2016                             Yellow Medicine Review | Fall 2016 | Print.

2015                             As/Us: A Space for WRiter’s of The World | Issue 5 | Print/Online.

2015                             The American Indian Graduate Magazine | Spring 2015 | Print/Online.

2014                             Winds of Change | American Indian Program AD | Online.

                                   Winds of Change | American Indian Program AD | Fall 2014 | Print/Online.

                                   Thread Magazine | Spring/ Summer 2014 | Print/Online.

2013                             Thread Magazine | Fall/ Winter 2013 | Print/Online.

2012                             Thread Magazine | Fall/ Winter 2012 | Print/Online.

 

COMMISSIONS

2015                             Site Specific Artwork | Residential Location | Ithaca, NY

2014                             Public Mural | Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC) | San Bernardino, CA

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013- 2014                    NASAC | Native American Students at Cornell | Co- Chair | Ithaca, NY 

2011- 2013                    Cornell University | AMO | Art Major Organization Coordinator| Ithaca, NY

2007- 2010                    SBCUSD | Tutor & Extra Curricular Activities Coordinator | San Bernardino, CA

2006- 2010                    UCR | Native American Student Association (NASA) | Volunteer | Riverside, CA