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curriculum vitae


Present MFA Candidate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014     MS in Geographic Information Science, University of Arizona
2007     BFA in Studio Art (with honors), University of Arizona
1984     Bachelor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Awards and Residencies

2022     Revolution Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2020     Mellon Projecting All Voices Fellowship, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2019     Trainings for the Not-Yet Residency, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity,
Banff, Alberta, Canada
2019     Truth and Reconciliation Artist Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe,
2018     Arizona Commission on the Arts, Professional Development Grant
2014     The Catalyst Initiative grant, Center for Performance and Civic Practice,
Evanston, IL

Collaborative Projects

2019     Clariece’s Day, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2017     Casa Cordova, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2017     Liminal Space: (b)light (Reimagining the Wall), Tucson Museum of Art,
Tucson, AZ
2014     Transit Talks, Tucson, AZ
2007     Four More Years: Artists Respond to Bush, Fraktur’d Concepts, Tucson, AZ

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020     Carceral Archipelagoes: Boxes and Lines, Dunbar Cultural Center,
Tucson, AZ
2016     Cartographies, 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD
2015     Cartographies: Indictments and Impunities, Tucson Pima Arts Council,
Tucson, AZ
2007     The Burden of Blackness, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona,
Tucson, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2022     New Work, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, IL
2020     ANTI/body: There in the Distance, site specific installations around Tucson,
2019     Truth and Reconciliation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2015     Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2012     Palimpsests: My Great Grandfather’s House, UA School of Art, Graduate
Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Boards and Committees

  • Board member, Tucson Pima Arts Council, July 2009-June 2015; chairperson, Grants Committee; chairperson, Advocacy Committee
  • Board member, Warehouse Arts Management Organization, 2009-2012 
  • Board member, Kore Press, Tucson, AZ, July 1998-July 2001, July 2009-January 2012