Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

Education

MA Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA

MFA Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

BFA University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Studied Photography and Environmental Studies

 

Awards

2016 Grant Recipient, Artist-in-Residence, Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles

2011 Grant Recipient of Creative Capacity Fund’s NextGen Arts Program

 

Solo Exhibitions

2008 

Thinking’s Cool, A Solo Show, Sea and Space Gallery, Los Angeles

2006

Sense non Sense, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

2016

Artist-Run Art Fair (ARAF), Curator, Organized by Open Space, Artscape, Baltimore, MD

High Priestesses, 323 Projects, Los Angeles

2015

Peak Experiences, Curator, Shangrila, Joshua Tree, CA

HAPPENING Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Hollywood, CA

The GAIA Effect, Curated by Sarah Belden Fine Art Advisory, Paddle8 benefit for 360.org

2014 

In the City, Hanover Project, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England

Have Your Cake, Curator, monk space, Los Angeles

THE HOT 100, Curated by Sarah Belden Fine Art Advisory, Paddle8 benefit for Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation

What's Your Favourite Idea?, Co-Curator, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

Tip the Wink, Curator, Institute Of Jamais Vu, London

2013 

Burrito Deluxe , Co-Curator, Shangrila, Joshua Tree

Bussi Baba , Curator, Elephant, Los Angeles

2012

Blast! [10]  Annual Garden Party and Fundraiser , Co-Curator of sound performances, SASSAS, Los Angeles

Subterraneans, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Fix It Up Too, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

Blank Land, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance

Based On a True Story, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen

2011

Points of Departure, Jones Gallery, Long Beach, CA

New Moon, Co-Curator, Shangrila, Joshua Tree, CA

Chain Letter II, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Chain Letter: The Swarm of Consciousness, internet-based exhibition,
Coordinated by Cathy Ward & Eric Wright, London

2010

Paradise, Shangrila, Joshua Tree

OFF FENCE, Curator, Art Laboratory Berlin, Berlin

Los Angeles Sustainable Art, Silver Echo Gallery, Los Angeles

2009

Heaven on Earth, Little Berlin, Philadelphia

Home Grown, Curator, artillerie, Berlin

The MexiCali Biennial 2009/10, La Casa del Tunel: Art Center, Tijuana; Sala de Arte UABC Mexicali and Galería Comunitaria Mexicali Rose, Mexicali, B.C.; Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles

Street Fest 09, Transit, London

A Night of Artists’ Videos, Lagari, Berlin

2008

Concert, Short House, Los Angeles

2007

Mixed Tape, CITY ROCK broadcast, Downtown Gallery District, Los Angeles

Sound Check, CITY ROCK broadcast, Chinatown Gallery District, Los Angeles

Group Show, Short House, Los Angeles

Alter Ego, Co-Curator, MorYork Gallery, Los Angeles (in collaboration with FAR)

2006

Chain Letter, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles

Super Sonic 2006, Barnsdall Gallery, Los Angeles

MFA Exhibition, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

Us, Our Friends, and People Who Have Done Us Favors, Fireplace Gallery, Reno, NV

2005

Letters to You, Curated by James Elaine, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Bibliography

Oliver Basciano, "Off-space No 20: Project LOLA, London & Los Angeles," ArtReview, (June 2014): 44.

Tucker Neel, "Desert Shindig: Shenanigans at Shangrila," artillery, no. 7 (Nov Dec 2013): 34-35.

Helen Cahng, "Shangrila," Good Game, no. 1 (July 2013): 45.

MJ, "Brüche und Trennungen," berlin, Berlin, Germany, April 23, 2010. 25.

 


Lectures and Workshops

2010

Lecture, Art Laboratory Berlin, Berlin

2007

"Cultivating Wildness Part I," Art Talk Art, Hollyhock House, Los Angeles (in collaboration with FAR)

"Cultivating Wildness Part II," Art Talk Art, Caltrans Building, Los Angeles (in collaboration with FAR)

Workshop (Medium and Large Format Photography), Short House, Los Angeles

 


Non-Profit Organizations

2011-2013

Board Member, Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS), Los Angeles

2008-2012

Member, Kolonie Wedding, Berlin

2006-2008

Board Member, Foundation for Art Resources (FAR), Los Angeles