b. 1985, Long Island, NY

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2015 MFA Art Practice (candidate), School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2008 BFA Painting and Printmaking, Minor in Education and Art History, Cum Laude, New York State Certification in Visual Arts K-12, Alfred University: School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 "All My Wholes", 2 Rivington St. Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 "SourMilk", Partnership with Catalyst Construction, Greewich, CT

2017 "Pop Show", Buddy Warren Gallery, New York , NY 

2017 "Please Disturb", Midtown Hilton Hotel, New York, NY

2015 "Repose: Sleep and Autonomy in Hyper-capitalism", 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY 

2015 "Queer WAH", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

2015 "Highways and Rest Stops: Passages in Current Practice", SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2014 "Already Broken: The Personal That Is Not Ours", SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2014 "Exposed: The Contemporary Nude", 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 "(Not) Here, (Not) Now, Videology, Brooklyn, NY

2012 “People’s Choice Salon Show”, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2012 “8th Annual Small Works Show”, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 “Asking and Telling”, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2011 “The Power of Self”, Artists Wanted, Online

2011 “Chautauqua Art Institute Annual Student Exhibition”, Fowler-Kellogg Gallery, Chautauqua, NY

2011 “Shots for Shots: A Booster for AIDS Research” Brooklyn, NY

2010 "New and Emerging”, Art That Matters, Oyster Bay, NY

2008 “Summer in the City”, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2008 “BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition”, Harder Hall Lobby, Alfred, NY 

2007 “Body and Landscape through Abstraction”, Smithtown Library, Smithtown, NY 

2007 “Connections: Art as Therapy” Crandall Health Center, Alfred, NY

2007 “Painting Perspectives”, Junior Painting Exhibition, Harder Hall, Alfred, NY

2006 “Drawing Conclusions, Painting Pictures” Junior Painting Exhibition, Harder Hall, Alfred, NY


PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

New American Paintings, No. 117, MFA Annual, April/May 2015

Pink Things Magazine, "Pink Is Subversive", Sept 2016

“A Day in the Life of…A School of Art Student”, Chautauqua Institution-School of Art, Nov 2011.

Gomez, Adrian. “Stories of Coming Out Aim to Promote a Sense of Understanding”, Albuquerque Journal, Oct 2011.

“School of Art students let passion guide their summer”, The Chautuaquan Daily, July 2011

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2015-Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in Art Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. 

2013-2015-MFA Art Practice Merit Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.

2012-Runner-up in “People’s Choice Salon Show”, Greenpoint Gallery

2011-Finalist in Artists Wanted: The Power of Self Competition

2011-Chautauqua Art Institute Scholarship

2008-Alfred University Painting Division Merit Award 

2006-Selected for Alfred University’s Official State Funding Exhibition

2005-2008-Dean’s List

2004-Jonathan Allen Scholarship, Alfred University

RESIDENCIES

Chautauqua Institution-Chautauqua, NY-Summer 2011

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Young Artists Instructor-Chautauqua Art Institute: 12-14, Chautauqua, NY-Summer 2012

Art Teacher-Eastport/South Manor Jr. Sr. High School: 7-12, Manorville NY-Sept 2010-Jan2011

Volunteer Art Teacher-Cypress
Primary School: K-6, Cape Town, South Africa-Summer 2009

Teaching Assistant for Professors Lise Lemeland
and Kevin Wixted-Alfred University, Alfred, NY- 2007-
2008

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Studio Assistant for Lise Lemeland-Alfred, NY-Fall 2006

Graphic Designer-Counseling Student Development Center-Alfred, NY-Spring 2006-2008

Freelance Muralist-Long Island, NY-Summer 2004-Present