Selected Exhibitions

2017      The Green Thumb Project at The Fountain, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
             The Green Thumb Project at TEDxCSULB, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
             Listening Garden, Show+Tell, Los Angeles, CA

2016      Tracing Tomorrow, CAI Gallery, Highland Park, CA
             Tea at 3307, 3307 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
             Here and Now, We Lab at Packard, Long Beach, CA
             Poetics of Relation, DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             Thread, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
             Bloom Polylogue, Gallery 211, Santa Ana, CA
             SoCal MFA, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA
             The Green Thumb Project, Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
             Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2015      Reminiscing Remnants, Dutzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA
             Stowaways, Expo Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

2014      Art&Nature, AR4T Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
             Multi-ply, Mutual Aid Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
             We the Symbionts, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA
             Arcadia, C. Feign Jr. Gallery, Highland Park, CA Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2013      Periphery, AR4T Gallery, Laguna Beach,CA2012
             Circulation, La Sierra University Brandstater Gallery, Riverside, CA

2011–2012   Artscape, Riverside Arts Council, Riverside, CA

 

Education

2016      MFA in Printmaking, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2012      BFA in Graphic Design, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

 

Grants/Awards

2014      President Purchase Award, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2012      Outstanding Senior Award, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

2011      Annual Student Exhibition Best of Show Award, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

2010     Annual Student Exhibition First Place Fine Art Award, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

2008–2012   Atanas & Sasha Katchamakoff Scholarship, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

 

Teaching Experience

2017     Etching Workshop, Instructor, Collective Print Studio, Long Beach, CA
            Summer Education Institution: Drawing and Painting for Middle Schoolers, Instructor, Los Alamitos Education Foundation, Los Alamitos, CA
            Handmade: Tatting Lace Workshop, Instructor, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
            Intaglio Techniques, Instructor, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
            LAEF classes; TK-K, and 1st–5th grade, Instructor, Los Alamitos Education Foundation, Los Alamitos, CA

2016     Tatting Workshop, Instructor, Grab Bag Studio, Long Beach, CA
            Art 130-2D Design, Substitute Instructor, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
            Tatting Workshop, Instructor, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2015     Art 270-Intro to Non-Toxic Printmaking, Instructor, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
            Young Adults Summer Art Camp, Assistant Instructor, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
            Workshop on Tatting Lace, Instructor, The Workshops, Long Beach, CA

2014     Art 370-Printmaking Survey, Teaching Assistant, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2013     Art 181-Foundation Drawing, Teaching Assistant, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2012     Demo on Japanese Woodcut, Instructor, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

 

Selected Press

Olivia Otsuki, “Capturing the Moment,” The Edge LB, April 19, 2016. http://www.theedgelb.com/local-artist-of-the-week/capturing-the-moment/

Shawnkira Sanchez, “CSULB MFA Students Turns Teatime into Art,” Daily 49er, October 22, 2015. http://www.daily49er.com/artslife/2015/09/22/csulb-mfa-student-turns-teatime-into-art/