CV

Born 1987 in Pittsburgh, PA
Lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA

EDUCATION
2010
BFA Massachusetts College of Art and Design Boston, MA
Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM)
Graduated with Distinction and Departmental Honors

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017  
CSA PGH 2017, Casey Droege Cultural Productions, Pittsburgh, PA
HABITAT/ion, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
Cabinet (curated by Adam Milner), David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2016  
Factory Installed, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
John Riegert (curated by Brett Yasko), SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA
Hothouse Clubhouse (curated by Ethan Kiermaier), Student Union Art Gallery at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

2015 
ILLUMINUS
, Fenway Park, Boston, MA
your heart is a prism, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

2014  
Utopia School, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR DREAMS, Mobius, Cambridge, MA (solo)
Art Lending Collection (Organized by Transformazium for the 2013 Carnegie International) Braddock Public Library, Braddock, PA and Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

2013
BYOB BRADDOCK, Unsmoke Systems Artspace, Braddock, PA
Sperms to Worms, Babyland, Pittsburgh, PA

2012  
Tough Art, The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
HyperLocal 2.0, Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA

2011   
HyperLocal, Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA
Portable Utopia, Keleketla! Library, Johannesburg, South Africa (solo)
Day After Tomorrowland (curated by Brandon Andrew), The Mountain Bar, Los Angeles, CA
Your Place at the Banquet, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA
8 BITS per PIxEL (curated by dieNADA), IMC 5533 Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey
Souvenirs from Earth, Television Broadcast in France and Germany
Chain Letter, Samsøn Projects, Boston, MA

2010  
Younger Than Janis, Noble and Superior Projects, Chicago, IL
Signal & Noise Media Art Festival, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC Canada
The Museum of Modern Nature (collaboration with Daniel Mooradian), Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
8 BITS per PIxEL (curated by dieNADA), MEME Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Stephen D. Paine Scholarship Exhibit (curated by James Hull), New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

2009
you cannot live forever, Samsøn Projects, Boston, MA (solo)
Spark (curated by Heidi Kayser, Sarah Rushford, Yuri Stone), Godine Gallery, Boston, MA
SIM Big Show (curated by A. Reid and E.F. Smith), Pozen Center for Interrelated Media, Boston, MA
H.E.A.P. HQ, Godine Gallery, Boston, MA
The Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival (screening guest curated by A. Reid and E.F. Smith) Greenfield, MA
Le Voyage, Pozen Center for Interrelated Media, Boston, MA (Set Design + Graphic Design)

2008
Many Arms, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
From the Electric Studio (guest curated by Dana Moser and Fred Wolflink), AXIOM Center for New and Experimental Media, Boston, MA
All School Show, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

PERFORMANCES / HAPPENINGS
2016 Body Beats (immersive video installation for Prince Rama performance), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

RESIDENCIES
2016 Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 Cabin-Time, Deer Isle Archipelago, ME
2014 Mobius, Boston, MA
2012 Tough Art, The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Keleketla! Library, Johannesburg, South Africa

AWARDS
2016
Anonymous Gift, BNY Mellon

2010
Morton R. Godine Travel Fellowship (Johannesburg, South Africa)

2009
Stephen D. Paine Scholarship juried by Edward Saywell and Kathleen Bitetti
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Travel Scholarship (Johannesburg, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa)

2008
National Endowment for the Arts John Renna Scholarship
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Auction Award

2007
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Auction Award

2006
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Presidential Scholarship

GRANTS
2015  Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Artist Opportunity Grant
2011  Heinz Endowments Small Arts Initiative

TEACHING / ARTIST TALKS / PANEL DISCUSSIONS / WORKSHOPS
2016
CHAT ROOM (in conversation with Ginger Brooks Takahashi and Dana Bishop-Root), Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
ArtLab, Mattress Factory, PIttsburgh, PA
Visiting Artist, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture, TechShop, Pittsburgh, PA
Visiting Artist, Studio for Interrelated Media, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA

2015
WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR DREAMS, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Visiting Artist, Studio for Interrelated Media, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
Inflatable Architecture workshop, Mattress Factory Teen Co-Operative, Pittsburgh, PA
Inflate-a-space workshop, Mattress Factory Community Art Lab, Pittsburgh, PA

2013
M3: Light / Shadow, Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA

2012
Creativity + Contemporary Activism (with Greg Cook, Lisa Gross, Maria Molteni, and moderated by Maggie Cavallo), Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Visiting Artist, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
UTOPIA: Be the change you wish to see, Mattress Factory Community Art Lab, Pittsburgh, PA

2011
Visiting Artist, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY

2010
“Understanding Contemporary Practice: Anything is Possible”, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
“Lost in Translation” (with Brady Cranfield, Paul Walde, and moderated by Gabriel Saloman), Signal & Noise Media Art Festival, Vancouver, BC
Visiting Artist, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

INTERNSHIPS
2010  Creative Time, New York, NY, Programming and Production Intern
2009  Axiom Center for New and Experimental Media, Boston, MA, Exhibitions Intern
2007  Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, Curatorial Intern