EDUCATION


PhD, Media Arts & Practice, 2015
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


MFA, Digital+Media, 2008
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


BFA, Art/Art History, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV


SELECTED GROUP and SOLO EXHIBITIONS


Womanhouse (curated by Mira Schor)-A.i.r. Gallery, New York, NY, 2014
NMC10-College Art Association Conference, Chicago, IL, 2013
Hugely Tiny-Los Angeles, CA, 2012
TRAMPOLIM‚ Galeria Homero Massena, Vitoria, Brazil, 2011
First Move, part of USC's School of Cinematic Art's First Look Festival, Directors Guild of America, LA, CA, 2011
Times, Interludes, and Actions‚ CAA, New York City, NY, 2011
Boom‚ curated by Casey Lynch, Picaflor Studio, Atlanta, GA, 2011
Public Records‚ Museum of Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Conflux Festival‚ New York City, NY, 2010
Servile-Ance‚ Xray, London, England, 2010
The Business of Aura‚ Broadway Gallery, New York City, NY, 2010
Off the Strip-Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV, 2010
Objectified: the domestication of the industrial-Honfleur Gallery, Washington, DC, 2010
Anti/Surveillance Fashion Show-Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA, 2010
ABCyz-New York City, NY, 2009
Conflux Festival‚ New York City, NY, 2009
Analog Interactivity‚ SCI-ARC, the New Media Caucus @ CAA, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
Boston Cyberarts‚ Boston, MA 2009
Screengrab:Intervention‚ James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, 2009
Low Lives-FiveMyles in NY; Diaspora Vibe Gallery in FL; labotanica in TX, 2009
16th Annual New Genre Art Festival - [::ART.net::] -Tulsa, OK, 2009
60x60: New Media: New Music: New England, University of Hartford, CT, 2009
RISD Northeast Alumni Biennial-Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA, 2009
Conflux Festival‚ New York City, NY, 2008
Modded/Modattu‚ University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 2008
Social Fabrics‚ curated by Susan Ryan & Patrick Lichty, CAA, Dallas, TX, 2008
Coded‚ Living Arts, Tulsa, OK, 2008
fear/less‚ Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2008
Selections‚ Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2008
Rites of Passage: The Mortality of Time, Nave Gallery‚ Somerville, MA, 2008
Women in Film & Video/New England (screening)‚ Brattle Theater, Cambridge, MA, 2008
Inport‚ International Video/Performance Art Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, 2007
Pixilerations v.4‚ FirstWorksProv, Providence, RI, 2007
Whimsy Sex‚ Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2007
Synthetic‚ Neopolitan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Proximity‚ Brew House, Space 101, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006
Leashes‚ Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, 2005
Nevada Triennial‚ Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, 2005
Collective Identities, Wallworks: Light, Sound, Image‚ Sheppard Gallery, Reno, NV, 2003


CURATORIAL INITIATIVES


Prologue Yields, Shepard Gallery, Reno, NV, 2012
The Wrong Side of Reno: 30 Years of Punk and Hardcore Music in the Biggest Little City-Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, 2010
Full Disclosure-Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY, 2010
Body and Ritual-Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2008
Tell-Chapterhouse Gallery, co-curated with Jen Graham, Reno, NV, 2004
Jensen Ward-Tiny Box Gallery, Reno, NV, 2003
The Art of the Polaroid-Tiny Box Gallery, Reno, NV, 2003
The Tiny Box Show-Tiny Box Gallery, in conjunction with the Knecht Ruprecht Gallery, Reno, NV, 2003


TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Adjunct Faculty, Hostos Community College, CUNY, New York, New York, 2009-2010
Various classes, Digital Design Department and Visual and Performing Arts Department
Adjunct Faculty, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, 2009 - 2010
Programming for New Media, Visual and Media Arts Department
Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, 2009
Electronic Media Production II, Art Department, Graduate level class
Adjunct Faculty, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2008
Digital Art, Modern Culture and Media Department
Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 2008
Sculpture, Pre-College Summer Program
Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 2008
Digitalia, Digital Media Department, Graduate level class
Teaching Assistant, Fusion Arts Exchange, US State Department, 2007
Digital Media @ RISD, Summer Program
Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, 2007
Textiles Futures, Professors Gina Gregoria, Kelly Dobson, Lira Nikolovska
Museum School Instructor
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, 2003-2005


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Co-Founder and Associate Director, Tompkins Projects, NYC, NY, 2009 - present
Programs Assistant, College Art Association, NYC, NY, 2009 - 2010
Project Manager, Misguided Machines and Cultural Loops, exhibition curated by Christiane Paul, NYC, 2006
Assistant Exhibitions Manager, Pixilerations v.3, Providence, Rhode Island, 2006
New Media Venture Hall Facilitator, International Symposium on Electronic Art, San Jose, California, 2006


selected RESIDENCIES, LECTURES, CRITIQUES, and BOARDS


Juror, 15th Annual Undergraduate Symposium, University of Southern California, 2013
Lecture, Prospectives Festival, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, 2012
Artist Lecture, New Media Caucus, College Art Association Conference, LA, CA, 2012
Lecture, Conference: International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Istanbul, 2011
Residency, Super G, Greensboro, NC, 2011
Guest Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Digital Media Spring Critiques, 2009, 2010
Invited Speaker, Upgrade! Boston, 2008
Guest Critic, Providence College, Undergraduate Painting Critiques, 2008
Artist Lecture, Conference: International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Singapore, 2008
Artist Lecture, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK, 2008
Invited Speaker, The Putney School, Putney, Vermont, 2007
Artist Lecture, Conference: Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media, 2006
Board Member, Capitol City Arts Initiative, Carson City, Nevada, 2005
Artist Lecture, University of Nevada, Reno, BFA Students-2003, 2004
Artist Lecture, Carson City High School Senior Art Class-2004


AWARDS and HONORS


Mary Pickford Scholarship, University of Southern California, 2013-2014
Sony Electronics Grant, 2013
Rock Hudson Scholarship, University of Southern California, 2011-2012
Annenberg Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2010-2014
President's Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2006-2008
Graduate Award of Excellence (juried by Ian Berry), Rhode Island School of Design, 2008
Graduate Dean's Graduate Award for Teaching, Rhode Island School of Design, 2008
Academic Honor Roll, Rhode Island School of Design, 2006-2008
Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2006-2008
Best in Interactive Visual Art, eviltv.net, March, 2006
Sheppard Gallery Purchase Prize, 2004
Juror's Award, Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition (juried by Lawrence Rinder), 2004
Cherie Duhart Scholarship, 2003
Houghton Foundation Scholarship Art-Music, 2003
Juror's Award, UNR Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition (juried by Beryl Graham), 2002
Capital City Arts Initiative Juried UNR BFA Award, 2004
Dean's List, College of Liberal Arts, UNR, 2002-2004


BIBLIOGRAPHY


Nona Willis Aronowitz and Emma Bee Bernstein, Girldrive, pages 196 - 197
published by Seal Press, 2009

Kazys Varnelis, The Immediated Now, Network Culture and the Poetics of Reality
Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art), networkedbook.org, 2009

Susan E. Ryan, Social Fabrics: Wearables + Media + Interactivity
Leonardo: Art, Science, Technology, Volume 42, Issue 2, 2009

Xtine Burrough, Analog Interactivity
Visual Communications Quarterly, 2009

Susan E. Ryan and Patrick Lichty, Social Fabrics
Intelligent Agent, 8.1, 2008

Diane Deming, Art4Auction (exhibition catalogue)
Nevada Museum of Art, 2004, 2006

Diane Deming, Nevada Triennial (exhibition catalogue)
Nevada Museum of Art, 2005

Ray Hardin, exhibition essay
Capitol City Arts Initiative, August 26, 2004


WRITING


The Wrong Side of Reno: 30 Years of Punk and Hardcore Music in the Biggest Little City, edited w/ Mac Schopen, 2010