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curriculum vitae


2023MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014MS, Geographic Information Science, University of Arizona
2007BFA, Studio Art (with honors), University of Arizona
1984 Bachelor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Awards and Residencies

2023 Residency at the Luminary, St. Louis, MO
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
 2019Truth and Reconciliation Artist Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2018Arizona Commission on the Arts, Professional Development Grant
2014The Catalyst Initiative grant, Center for Performance and Civic Practice, Evanston, IL

Collaborative Projects

2019Clariece’s Day, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2017Casa Cordova, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2017Liminal 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
2016Cartographies, 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD
2015Cartographies: Indictments and Impunities, Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson, AZ
2007The Burden of Blackness, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2023Thesis Exhibition, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, IL
2023Materiality in Dialogue, Division Gallery, Coburg, Victoria, AUS
2022New Work, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, IL
2020ANTI/body: There in the Distance, Tucson, AZ
2019Truth and Reconciliation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2015Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2012 New Work, UA School of Art, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Boards and Committees

  • Board member, Santa Fe Art Institute, 2023 – present
  • 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