SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (* denotes one and two person exhibits)

2017

Wild, (Curated by Marisa Aragona) Root Division Gallery, San Franciso, CA

*Creative Women Symposium VIII, Pop-up Exhibition, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

This is Not Normal, (Curated by Mary Cox) Fo Kia Nou 24/7, Athens, Greece

2016

Wild by Nature,  (Curated by Celeste Smeland) Visions of the Wild Arts Festival, Vallejo, CA

2015

*The Birds, Shipping+Receiving/The Shadow Office, Oakland, CA

The Big Draw, (Curated by Theresa Gooby) Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY

2013    

Get Naked: Becoming a Female Nude, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

The Art of Recology, San Francisco International Airport, United Airlines Terminal, San Francisco, CA

Shipping+Receiving: Obsolete Californians,(included in installation by Torreya Cummings), Storefront Lab, San Francisco, CA

2011  

Art Party 2011, Silicon Valley Arts Council Annual Event, San Jose, CA

 Chain Letter Exhibit, Shoshona Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010    

Annual Exhibition, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Oakland, CA (Curated by Catherine Saiki)

 Multidimensional Materiality, Yorkarts Center, York, PA (Curated by Amy Boone-McCreesh)

 Recology Artist in Residence Program 20th Anniversary Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

 On Language, San Francisco Art Institute, Diego Rivera Gallery

 The Big Draw, Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, NY

2009    

6” x 6” x 2009, Rochester Center for Contemporary Art, Rochester, NY

2008    

*Cardiovascular, 2 person exhibit with Veronica Sahagun, Galería de la Torre de la Facultad de Artes         de la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos. Cuernavaca, Mexico

 *Selected Works, University of California Berkeley, SOMA Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 You Know How I Feel, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2007    

Artists Go Lightly, Temporary Autonomous Museum, San Francisco, CA

 Faculty Exhibit, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

 The Art of Recycling, Mills Building and Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

2006    

*Fugitive, San Francisco Recycling and Disposal, San Francisco, CA 

 5.5x, California Bank and Trust Gallery, sponsored by Nobiru Kai, San Francisco, CA

 Rotating Exhibit, NorCal Corporate Office, San Francisco, CA 

 Taste, invitational exhibit, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 SORA Project Exhibition, Tosei Building, Tokyo, Japan 

2005    

Close Calls, juried exhibit, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

Threshold, curated by Mitch Temple, Merced Cultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

Conversations with the Wall, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Octopus! invitational exhibit, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004    

Emerge! GenArt annual exhibit, The Old Mint Building, San Francisco, CA     

Cream From the Top, juried exhibition of Bay Area MFAs, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

*San Francisco Art Institute MFA Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Feminology, curated by Nicole Hall, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003    

Accumulations, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002     

Creative City, curated by Jeannene Przybilski, SPUR Library, San Francisco, CA 

Old Brown, curated by Ann Palleson, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

Passport Series, juried exhibit, The Norton Building, Seattle, WA

2001    

*The Youngest Child, Sev Shoon Arts Center, Seattle, WA 

 

Lectures and panels

2017

Panelist, Creative Women Symposium VIII, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

Artist lecture, Fo Kia Nou 24/7, Athens, Greece

2011

Show and Tell, Headlands Center for the Arts

2008

Guest lecturer, Cardiovascular, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca City, Mexico

Guest lecturer, Edron Academy, Mexico City, Mexico

2007

Guest lecturer, The Hand and the Eye, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca City, Mexico

2006

Artist lecture on Fugitive exhibit for the Insight organization, San Francisco Recycling and Disposal

2004

Panelist, Artists’ Forum, mediated by Glen Helfand, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

Grants, Residencies, curatorial experience and other credentials

2010-2012 Affiliate Artist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2008 Project Grant, US Embassy in Mexico, for Cardiovascular

2007 Co-organizer, Artists go Lightly, Temporary Autonomous Museum, San Francisco, CA

2005-2006 Artist in Residence, San Francisco Recycling and Disposal

2005 Curator, Conversations with the Wall, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Bibliography

Betsy Boyle, Graphic Impressions, Collaboration with Facebook, Summer 2010

Kim Russo, Journal Santa Fe, “Feeling It”, critical review of You Know How I Feel, October 24, 2008

ABC7, “Art Pick of the Week”, Underdog in The Art of Recycling, online magazine, April 13, 2007

Douglas Fischer, “Turning Garbage into Recycled Treasures” Oakland Tribune, May 26, 2006

Reyhan Harmanchi, “Is it Garbage or is it Art?”, San Francisco Chronicle, April 20, 2006

Eliana Fiore, San Francisco Bay Guardian online, short review (Fugitive), April 19, 2006

NBC Channel 11, onsite interview at SF Recycling and Disposal exhibit, Morning News, April 20, 2006

Education

MFA        San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

BA        The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Certificate    Photographic Center Northwest. Seattle, WA

 

Teaching

2016-Present Professor of Photography/Department Head: Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA

2011-2016 Full Time Faculty/Curriculum Coordinator: Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2005-2011  Instructor: Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2008-2009 Instructor: University of California, Berkeley, Extension, San Francisco, CA

2006-2007 Instructor: Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

2000-2004 Instructor: Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA