E D U C A T I O N
2016 MA Visual Critical Studies, California College of the Arts
2014 BFA Visual Arts, Southern Oregon University
P U B L I S H E D W O R K S
"Melanie Stevens: in medias res(t) at Stumptown," 60 Inch Center, 2018
"On Jennifer Steinkamp at the Portland Art Museum," Provision, part of Converge45, Portland, 2017
"STATE CHANGE: Publication Two," Living Room Light eXchange, 2017
what are you looking at?, Producer, Art Practical, 2016-2017
P R O G R A M M I N G / C U R A T O R I A L P R O J E C T S
6th Annual Juried Exhibition at Portland State University, Juror, 2018
Provision, Converge45, Portland, 2017
“Catcalled in Creole,” Programming Director, CTRL+SHFT Collective, 2016
Founder 3:1, California College of the Arts, 2015
Production Assistant, Art Practical, 2015
Project Assistant to Faith Adiele, California College of the Arts, 2015
Director Annual Student Art Show, Southern Oregon University, 2014
Assistant Director Annual Student Art Show, Southern Oregon University, 2013
V I S U A L A R T S P R O J E C T S
grlglm, Winchester Cultural Center, Las Vegas, 2018
grlrm, Studio XX, Montreal 2016
Bad Girls Club, Thorndike Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2014
Retrenchment, Revisitation, Thorndike Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2014
Bad Girls Club Artist Collective, Founding Member 2013-present
E X P E R I E N C E
Co-Director and Operations Coordinator at Signal Fire, Portland, 2018-present
he Operations Coordinator oversees fundraising and administrative work at Signal Fire. The position is one of a three-part co-directorship with a Field Coordinator and Community Coordinator. The Operations Coordinator ensures that funding is secured through contact with individual donors and foundations.
Program Assistant, The Art Gym, Portland, 2016-present
Assist the Curator and Gallery Manager in all things including reconciling invoices, copyediting texts, researching marketing strategies, and build support for Gallery Assistant staff.
Communications Manager, Art Practical, 2016-2018
Strategize publication messaging through social media, newsletters, and all public facing texts. Coordinate between all organization's print, audio, and programming initiatives to produce cohesive online presence. Engage audience members growing participation and reach. Ensure that presentation style and content is contemporary, political, and and true to the Art Practical mission.
Assistant Curator, La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, 2015-2016
Curated ¡Arte Adelante! La Peña’s 40th Anniversary Festival. Manged contracts, scheduling, show installations and festival programming.
Graphic Designer, Student Publicity Center, Southern Oregon University, 2013-2014
Handled individual and group client orders from creative conception to completion. Designed for print a range of items from large-scale banners to event programs. Built graphic identities.
Staff Manager, Queer Resource Center, Southern Oregon University, 2013-2014
Maintained safe space for LGBTQ students, faculty and allies. Provided educational panels in classrooms and the community. Produced campus and community wide programs. Managed a staff of 10 including scheduling, task delegation.