EDUCATION

MFA, 2007. Contemporary Art Practices, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.
BFA, 2000. Studio Art - Drawing/Painting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
 

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 |  Deviation & Iterations, Pinckney Gallery, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR
2016 |  From Side to Side of Discomfort, PDX Gallery Window, Portland, OR
            Inner States, Alexander Gallery, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR
2010 |  Like Wise I’m Sure, The Vestibule, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2009 | Disaster Capitalist, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2008 | We Are All Wrong and It’s Alright, Igloo Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 | Go or Move Quickly and Lightly Over or on a Surface, MK Gallery, Portland OR
1999 |  Landscape, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 | Alexander Gallery, Group Faculty Show, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon
2011  | La Casa Latina, Portland State University
           El Ultimo Libro, a project by Luis Camnitzer, New York Public Library, New York
2010 | Signed and Numbered, Gallery Homeland, Portland, Oregon
           The Last Book, a project by Luis Camnitzer, Zentral Bibliothek, Zurich, Switzerland
           Live + Work, South Seattle Community College, Seattle, Washington.
2009 | Holy Sheet! Gallery Homeland, Portland, Oregon
           Outlook, Autzen Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Juried by James Yood
           Rooftop Studios, Portland, Oregon.
           The Last Book, a project by Luis Camnitzer, National Library Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2008 | Place and Identity, Alexander Gallery, Clackamas Community College, OR
            Cross Section ’08, Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR
            Collectivo Maiz, Sumac Wasi, Alberta Arts District, Portland, OR.
2007 | The Environmentalists - Portland Modern, Portland Art Center. Curated by Victor Maldonado 
2007 | Graduate Show, Blackfish Gallery. Portland, OR. Chosen as sole representative of MFA program.
            Kitchen Sink: Step Into My Office, 520 NW Davis, Portland, OR. Curated by Gary Wiseman.
2006 | Pigs In Ether, MK Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Curated by Brad Craw
            Overlapping Lines, Gallery H, Ulsan, Korea.
            I Know You Are, But What Am I?, Autzen Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2001 | Shimmer, Fort 105, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  
           D.H. Lawrence Ranch Show, Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
           New Era Art, 516 Art Space Magnifico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
           D.H. Lawrence Ranch Show, Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
           Make Sense, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

9/15 – 6/16 | Adjunct Professor of Art, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon.
6/13 – Current | PSU Education Abroad Faculty Led Program, Printmaking/Mixed Media, Guanajuato, MX.
4/09 – Current | Adjunct Professor of Art, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.
9/08 – Current | Adjunct Professor of Art, Clackamas Community College, Clackamas, Oregon
6/08 – Current | Visiting Artist Lecture Coordinator & Special Projects Administrator, Portland State
6/12 – 7/12 | University of Oregon, AHA Summer Abroad Teaching – Art Studio, Macerata, Italy.
6/07 – 2/09 | Museum Preparator, The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon.
3/08 – 4/08 | Art instructor for people with metal disabilities, Art From the Heart, Portland, Oregon.
4/06 – 6/07 | Assistant Gallery Coordinator, MK Gallery/Autzen Gallery, PSU, Portland, Oregon.


EXHIBITION JUROR

2016 | Central Oregon Community College, Student Show, Bend, Oregon

 
ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2015 | Caldera Arts Artist Residency Ford Family Foundation Golden Spot Award– Sisters, OR
2013 | Arquetopia – Special Residency in Textiles & Fiber Arts, Oaxaca, Mexico
2011  | Proyecto ‘Ace Printmaking Residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000 | D.H. Lawrence Ranch Wilderness Studies residency, UT
1999 |  D.H. Lawrence Ranch Wilderness Studies residency, Northern NM

 
PUBLIC LECTURES


2017 | Central Community College College, Bend, OR
2016 | Clackamas Community College, Alexander Gallery
2011 |  Star Gazer Residency, Guest Lecturer
2007 | Pacific Northwest College of Art, Summer School Youth Program
2007 | Portland State University, MFA Thesis Lecture
2006 | Portland Community College, Friday Lecture Series

 

PUBLICATIONS

Matt Rowning, Abstract Art Comes to Alexander, Clackamas Print, January 2016

John Kirkland, New meeting place opens at Portland State as part of university's outreach to Latino students, Oregon Live, June 2011

Diario EL PAIS, El último libro de Luis Camnitzer, Hojas perennes, January 5, 2009

Volume Magazine Issue #15 - The Last Book, June 2008

The Oregonian, Portland Modern as Talent Scout, Brian Libby, July 13, 2007

Portland Modern Publication Issue no. 5, July 2007

PDX Art, Blog by Jamie Marie Waelchli, May 22, 2007. www.artportland.blogspot.com

The Oregonian, Everyone and the Kitchen Sink, D.K. Row, April 15, 2007

The Daily Vanguard, Vague Memories, James Jack, February 21, 2007

 

COLLECTIONS

La Casa Latina, Portland State University 

 

COMMITTEES & VOLUNTEER

MFAHH - PSU MFA Alumni & Artist Lecture Art Auction committee member & co-founder, 2013 - present

PSUFA Labor-Management Committee, 2013-2015

PSU Art Alumni Committee member, 2008-2012

Caldera, Art Auction volunteer, 2008

Caldera, Hello Neighbor Project, Exhibition Installation volunteer, 2008

PICA’s TBA Festival, Exhibition Installation volunteer, 2007

PSU’s Annual High & Low Art Auction and Gala, volunteer & organizer, 2006 & 2007

 

GRANTS

Professional Development Grant, Portland State University, 2010-2017

Professional Development Grant, Clackamas Community College, 2010-2017