b. 1992 cambridge, ma. currently living and working in sf, ca.

member of the secret society of ghost scouts


education

California College of the Arts - MFA Studio Practice & MA Visual and Critical Studies (expected 2020)

George Washington University - BA in Fine Art and Sociology 2014

 


writing

Aperture On Sight - 20-lesson curriculum designed to teach visual literacy through photography and photobook creation.

Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tete-a-tete - Educational Resource to Accompany Aperture Foundation's Traveling exhibition.

The Open Road: Photography and The American Roadtrip - Educational Resource to Accompany Aperture Foundation's Traveling exhibition.

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image  -Educational Resource to Accompany Aperture Foundation's publication.

Question Bridge: Black Males in America - Educational Resource to Accompany Aperture Foundation's publication.

Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation - Educational Resource to Accompany Aperture Foundation's publication.

The Business of Photography: A Conversation with Mary Virginia Swanson - Interview with Mary Virginia Swanson published on Aperture's blog.

Impracticum - ongoing project


awards

Frederick & Laetitia Meyer Endowed Scholarship - California College of the Arts, 2018

CCA Merit Scholarship - California College of the Arts, 2017-Present

Presidential Scholar of the Arts - George Washington University, 2010-2014


professional experience

Animal Charity Evaluators - Graphic Designer, 2016-Present

Hillary for America/Maine Democratic Party - Volunteer Field Organizer, 2016

Aperture Foundation - Education Work Scholar, 2015-2016

Mark Ostow Photography - Studio Manager, 2014-2015

The Phillips Collection - Education Intern, 2014

VehicleSF - Project Management Intern, 2012


teaching experience

Aperture On Sight - Teaching Artist, 2015-2016.

NECHV - Photography Teacher, 2014-2015.

Teen Photo Workshops - Teacher and Lead Coordinator, 2013-2014.


ta/artist assistant experience

Aspen Mays - teaching assistant for Investigations 2: Sequencing and Context CCA undergraduate class. This class is a broad and intensive investigation, primarily through the photographic work of members of the class, into the pleasures and terrors of photographic representation.

Brad Troemel - assisted with spackling and sanding magnetized wooden blocks to create 10x13 puzzles that showed GPS coordinates, certificates of authenticity, and images of artworks in the exhibition, which were buried in Central Park in preparation for Troemel’s show at Tomorrow Gallery.

Tim Davis - weekend workshop at Aperture Foundation intended to help artists conceptualize and write about their work.

Mary Virginia Swanson - business of photography workshop series at Aperture covering topics from publishing to securing funding.

Mark Seliger - weekend portraiture workshop out of his studio.

John Gossage - weekend workshop at Aperture focusing on developing photographic projects in book form.

Bruno Ceschel - weekend workshop at Aperture focusing on self-publishing.

Bill Armstrong - weekend workshop at Aperture which covered the aesthetic principals of color as they relate to photography

Rick Sands - week-long workshop at Aperture focusing on learning how to see, understand, and realize lighting scenarios.

 


skills

Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom.

Microsoft Office Suite - Powerpoint, Word, Excel.

Printmaking - Woodcut, Pronto Plate Lithography,  Drypoint Etching, Risograph, Screenprinting

Software - Quickbooks, Acumen, Magento, WordPress, MailChimp, Slack, Shopify.

Photography - Analog photography and printmaking, digital processing Lr and Ps.

Drawing

 


selected exhibitions

2018

Capitalist Exorcism, Hubbell Street Project Space, San Francisco, CA

[with Miriam Dym and River Black]

2017

Gray Matter, PS8 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

[with John Baldessari, Emily Budd, Laura Figa, Rita McBride, Nancy Sayavong, Hyeyoon Song, Christopher Squier, Sean Talley, Amy Tavern]