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

2019                            Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artist (July 2019-June 2020)

Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency & Fellowship (July 7-August 2, 2019)

Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship (2018-2019)

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                          

2019 Open Book Show 6 |Arion Press | San Francisco, CA (Upcoming Aug 2019)

Natani Notah / Mitzi Pederson / Lisa Williamson / Brenna Youngblood | / (slash) | San Francisco, CA

Volcanoes | The Holland Project | Reno, NV

The Ordinary Instant | HCA Graduate Fellows Exhibition | Headlands Center for the Arts | Sausalito, CA

Divinely Diné | Adobe Books Backroom Gallery | San Francisco, CA

That's What She Said | Edwin Zoller Gallery, Penn State University | University Park, PA

PosTCOLONIAL REVeNGE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts | San Francisco, CA

Through Her Eye | Mana Contemporary Chicago | Chicago, IL

2018                             Open Book Show V | Root Division | San Francisco, CA

THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU | Axis Gallery | Sacramento, CA

New Lands: A Popup Exhibition | 1599 Project Space | SAn Francisco, CA (Curated by: Jen Tough Gallery)

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

2019-Present Private Art INSTRUCTOR | Painting, Collage, & Mixed Media | K-12 | Woodside, CA

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

2018-Present Exhibition Coordinator for Sing Our Rivers Red Traveling Earring Exhibition

Freelance Graphic Designer | Clients include:

Stanford University, The East Cut (CBD), The University of Redlands, and Cornell University  

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

 

GUEST LECTURES/ Performances/ WORKSHOPS

2019 Joy Harjo: Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (In Conversation) | Moderator | Institute for Diversity in the

Arts (IDA) Spring Course: Long Live Our 4 Billion Year Old Mother: black feminist praxis, indigenous

resistance and cultures of queer possibility | Instructors: A-lan A. Holt & Dr. Jakeya Caruthers, PhD. |

Stanford University |  Stanford, CA

Reclamation: A Decolonial Act | Guest Lecturer for Spring Course: “Social Sculpture” | Instructor: Victor  

Yañez-Lazcano | Stanford University | Stanford, CA

“Sisterhood and Shaping Self-Determination” | Art Lecture | Hampshire College | Amherst, MA (UpcOming March 29, 2019)

“Seed Beads And Skirts: A Native American, Feminist, Art Practice” | Art Lecture | Cornell University | Ithaca, NY

“Seed Beads And Skirts: A Native American, Feminist, Art Practice” | Guest Lecturer for Winter Course: 

                                    When Half Is Whole | Stanford University | Stanford, CA

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 July 2019)  

Tripwire Journal | Artist Profile | April 2019 Issue | Print.

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