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Born New York, NY, 1978
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA


Education
05/2017  University of California, Berkeley, CA, Master of Fine Arts, Art Practice
05/2000  Binghamton University, State University of New York, NY, Bachelor of Arts, Economics


Awards
05/2017  Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
04/2017  The Eisner Prize, Creative Achievement of the Highest Order, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
03/2017  Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, GSI Teaching and Resource Center, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


Affiliations
2018 – Present, Affiliate Artist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2018 – Present, Planning Committee, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017 – Present, Programming Committee, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
2017 – 2018, Creative Dissent Fellow, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011 – 2016, Artist Registry, White Columns, New York, NY


Residencies
08/2018  London Summer Intensive, Camden Arts Centre and the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK


Solo Exhibitions
01/2014  Index, Tyler Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA
02/2013  Bodyblocked, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
02/2010  Resolution, CHC Gallery, New York, NY
12/2009  Self & Structure, Loewe Contemporary, London, UK
06/2009  Constraints & Conformity, St. James’s Hotel & Club, London, UK


Group Exhibitions
01/2019  In Practice: Other Objects, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
08/2018  London Summer Intensive Showcase, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
05/2018  Great Worry, Or Great Freedom, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
05/2017  The 47thAnnual University of California, BerkeleyMFA Graduate Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
05/2017  Dear SF. Love, Berkeley, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
09/2016  Marking New Paths, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
03/2016  Demo, Pound Star Collective, Oakland, CA
01/2016  Roll a Zero, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA
09/2015  Nonfiction, Pound Star Collective, San Francisco, CA
08/2015  Postcard, Artbox benefit exhibition, Fold Gallery, London, UK
09/2013  Tightrope, Sumarria Lunn, London, UK
06/2013  Attract Theory, Soka Art Center, Tainan, Taiwan
12/2012  Point of No Return, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
04/2010  Five Senses Projects, Five Senses Fine Art, San Rafael, CA
03/2010  Pressures Of Space, Sarah Myerscough, London, UK


Performances
07/2018  Cecilia Vicuna in Performance, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
06/2018  (M)ovement (B)ased (T)hing with Bradley Smith, A Day of Movement Toward Utopian Sports by Justin Carder for YBCA Public Square, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
08/2017  Seth Speaks, play by Kevin Killian, Karla Milosevich, and Craig Goodman, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
05/2016  From Where I Stand: Constellations, by Otobong Nkanga, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
03/2016  Body of Knowledge, Ridge Space, Oakland, CA
01/2014  Exercise in Futility, Tyler Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA
02/2013  Reps, Right Window, San Francisco, CA


Commissions
06/2012  Headpiece for Visitor Owl performance by Darrell Alvarez & Kevin Killian, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
03/2007  Series of three paintings, Puccini Group, San Francisco, CA
11/2006  Series of ten paintings, Daniel Piana & Associates, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Teaching
2019  Spring, Visiting Lecturer, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA
2018  Spring, Visiting Lecturer, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA
2017  Summer, Visiting Lecturer, Introduction to Visual Thinking, UC Berkeley, CA
2016  Fall, Instructor, Introduction to Visual Thinking, UC Berkeley, CA
2016  Spring, Graduate Student Instructor, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA


Curation
09/2018  solo exhibition, Eilen Itzel Mena, Once It Fell, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
05/2017  group exhibition, Dear SF. Love, Berkeley, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
12/2017  group exhibition, Inspiration, Reflection, _______, UC Berkeley, CA
09/2016  group exhibition, Marking New Paths, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA


Presentations, Artist Talks, and Panels
04/2018  Artist Talk, Wiesenfeld Lecture Series, Annual Graduate Fellow Lecture, UC Berkeley, CA
10/2017  Panelist, Legacy Starts Here, Cal Art Alumni Symposium XIII, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
09/2017  Presenter, Networks, invited by Anne Walsh, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, CA
05/2017  Presenter, MFA Artist’s Talk, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
03/2017  Presenter, Integration, invited by Asma Kasmi, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, CA
01/2017  Panelist, Full Moon in the Daytime, invited by Tyler Eash, R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA


Bibliography
10/2018  Collaborative Innovation: Exploring the Intersections among Theater, Art, and Business in the Classroom by Sara Beckman, Stacy Jo Scott, and Lisa Wymore, Journal of Open Innovation, MDPI, open access
06/2018  (M)ovement (B)ased (T)hing, Demand Utopian Sports, E.M. Wolfman, Oakland, CA
11/2017  Exploration of Body and Self Through Ceramics, by Connie Reyes, Placeholder Magazine, Stockton, CA
06/2017  UC Berkeley MFA Graduates Exhibit Innovative Explorations of Identity, Change at BAMPFA by Lynn Zhou, The Daily Californian, Berkeley, CA
05/2017  New Works by UC Berkeley Graduates at BAMPFA, by Ruth Gebreyesus, East Bay Express, Oakland, CA
03/2015  Fat-Free, Baumtest, Issue 5, Los Angeles, CA
09/2013  New Bodies of Work, by Nuala Calvi, Mayfair Times, London, UK
06/2013  Attract Theory, by Weifun Chen, China Daily News, Taiwan
02/2013  Body Blocked, by Zachary R Scholz, Art Practical, Issue 4.10, San Francisco, CA
05/2012  Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Issue #3, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Writings
10/2011  “Important Is To Cultivate Awareness,” Letter To The Editor, Art Practical, San Francisco, CA


Public Collections
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA