Education

MFA 2013 Photography & Integrated Media Ohio University, Summa Cum Laude

BFA 2010 Photography Texas State University, Magna Cum Laude

Exhibition Record

2017

May - Cinnabar Gallery group exhibition

Jul 27, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017 Southwest School of Art, Russell Hill Rogers Gallery*

2016

Playing House: Contested Connections - Curated by Althea Ruoppo, The PLAYhouse, San Antonio, TX 

Maybe it was all a dream, Haus Collective, San Antonio, TX*

2015

50/250, French and Michigan, San Antonio, TX

This Side of Paradise - Curated by Catherine Anspon - FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography (HCP), Houston, TX

Art & Seek, The Triangle Building, San Antonio, TX - Contemporary Art Month event

Regarding Ruscha, The McNay, San Antonio, TX

SA Photographers, City Hall and the Municipal Plaza Building, San Antonio, TX - The Pyramid in the Desert selected by Public Art San Antonio

2014

Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Gallery 1 & 2 School of Art and Design, TSU, San Marcos, TX

Autobiography, WoCA, Fort Worth, TX

2013

Photography Faculty Exhibition, The Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

Memory: International Mail Art Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC

Home Where We Live, Minneapolis Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN

Traumatic Objects, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH*

2012

Thunderdome, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

Columbus Moving Image Art Review (CMIAR 10), OSU, Columbus, OH

ImageOhio12, The Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH honorable mention

2011

Making Thinking, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH

Strength In Numbers, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

The Tremendous Family Free Show, Co-Lab, Austin, TX

2010

BFA Thesis Exhibition, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

AHA! Moment, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX

Confine, Curator, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Sabinalia III, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2009

Residue, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Sabinalia II, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Awards

2014              Artist Foundation of San Antonio 2014 Media Arts Finalist*

2010-2013     Full Tuition Graduate Scholarship and Non-Resident Surcharge, Ohio University School of Art

2012              Foster-Trisolini Grant, Ohio University School of Art

2011              Graduate Transition Scholarship and Fellowship, OU Graduate College

2008-2010     Fine Arts and Communication Council of Scholars, Texas State University

2006              Millennium Scholarship, State of Nevada

Lectures

2016

Gallery talks, Briscoe Western Art Museum 

2015

Panel Discussion, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

Artist talk, Houston Center for Photography 

Pecha Kucha vol. 17 - link to talk

2012

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Image Ohio 12 Artist Panel, The Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH

2011

Ohio University, Athens, OH

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Publications and Bibliography

2016

Fotofest International, Fotofest 2016 Biennial Catalogue, Amsterdam: Schilt Publishing, 2016 

Rindfuss, Bryan. "Top Picks for the Week," San Antonio Current, March 16, 2016: pg 18. Print and online.

2015

Sign Activist Photo Bombs TV Shows with Cryptic Messages, The Chronicles Work by Susie Tommaney, Houston Press, Oct. 14, 2015

After Tonight, You TOO Can Be and Artist! by Paula Newton Glasstire.com, Oct. 13, 2015

Contemporary Photography in Texas by Caitlin Greenwood, Arts and Culture Texas, Oct. 12, 2015

How to Be a Working Artist: ‘Promising Paths’ Explored at SSA, by Wendy Atwell The Rivard Report, Oct. 11, 2015

The 5 best Things to do in Houston this Weekend by Olivia Flores Alvarez Houston Press, Oct 9, 2015

Glasstire Top 5 by Christina Rees and Rainey Knudson, Glasstire.com Oct. 8, 2015

PechaKucha Vol. 17: Meet Me at the McNay, by Iris Dimmick The Rivard Report, Feb. 2, 2015

California artist Ed Ruscha the subject of McNay show: Artists in McNay exhibit respond to pop artist's iconic images, by Steve Bennet, San Antonio Express News, Jan. 27, 2015

San Antonio Artists Pay Homage to Ed Ruscha's Pop Classic 'Standard Station', by Dan Goddard, Current, Jan. 28,2015

Six Must-Attend Events: January 16-22, by Texas Monthly Staff and Michael Hoinski, Texas Monthly, January 16, 2015

2013

Exhibition Catalogue, Home Where We Live, Minneapolis Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN

Exhibition Catalogue Forward, Alternatives: Borders and Boundaries

Field Guide to Traumatic Objects, First Limited Edition, Self-Produced Artist Book

2012       

Exhibition Review, ImageOHIO12, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH

Exhibition Catalogue,  ImageOHIO12, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH

2011

The Pyramid in the Desert, Limited Edition, Self-Produced Artist Book

Far Away Among the Nations, First Edition Self Published Photo Book

The Latent Image, Blog Feature, 1.30.2011

Affiliations

Society for Photographic Education (SPE)

College Arts Association (CAA)

Professional Experience

Present- Exhibitions and Programs Manager, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

2014

Adjunct Photography Faculty, The Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

2013

Contract Curatorial Writer, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX

Instructor of Record, Ohio University, Athens, OH  (January 2012- May 2013)

Exhibition Coordinator, Alternatives: Borders and Boundaries, Athens, OH (April 2012- March 2013)

Digital Lab and Darkroom Monitor, Ohio University, Athens, OH (2010-2013)

2012

Curatorial and Collections Intern, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX

Credential Specialist, CasePro, San Antonio, TX (2008-2012 summers)

2011

Intern Project Director, Borderland Collective, San Marcos/San Antonio, TX  

Enrichment Coordinator, Kids On Campus, Amesville, OH     

Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, Athens, OH  (2010-2011)

2010

Studio/Exhibition Intern, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX