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EDUCATION:
Masters of Fine Arts Candidate (2015-2017)
Yale School Of Art, Sculpture

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2015)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (2003 - 2007)
The Cooper Union - College of Art, New York, NY

International Student (September 2005 – December 2005)
The Gerriet Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

RESIDENCIES:

Vermont Studio Center (March 2015)

Atlantic Center For The Arts, with master artist Suzanne McClelland (February 2015)

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (Summer 2014) workshop with Nancy Megan Corwin

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
Solo exhibitions designated with [ * ]

2016
New Genealogies, curated by Jenny Tang and John Edmonds, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

2015
Material Stackers, Old Room, New York, NY
The Gates Are Open, Yale MFA 2017 Exhibition, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2014
*HUNGER, The Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (March 2014)
The LA Art Book Fair, Printed Matter, Inc., The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2013
The NY Art Book Fair, Printed Matter, Inc., MOMA PS1, Brooklyn NY
The Generation Issue, Recaps Magazine, Internet based magazine Los Angeles, CA
Around The Clock, For Your Art LA, Los Angeles, CA
Small Works For Big Change, Annual Auction, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Judson Church, NY
CKTV, curated by Cleopatra’s and Chris Rice, BAM, New York, NY
What Have You Done for Me Lately?, 109 Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Hurricane Sandy Benefit, a project from 109 Gallery and REED, 7 Dunham Place, New York, NY
Editquette, cutated by Opalnest for 2012 Armory Arts Week, Printed Matter, Inc. New York, NY
BRUCENNIAL 2012: Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer., 159 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
Ecstatic Love, curated by Helen Wu and Opalnest Productions, The Flatiron Hotel, New York, NY
* SUPER TRANSCAPE, curated by Amy Von Harrington, Heathers Project Space, New York, NY

2011
November, curated by Brian Binsack, The End, Brooklyn, NY
Bring To Light, Nuit Blanche New York 2011, The End, Brooklyn, NY
Changarrito Project, organized by Máximo González, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
When Ends Meet, curated by Ava Hassinger, The End, Brooklyn, NY
North Side Open Studios, 1013 Grand, Brooklyn, NY
Bushwick Open Studios, 1013 Grand, Brooklyn, NY
The Affordable Art Fair, Spring 2011, Recent Graduate Booth curated by Samantha Vernon, New York, NY
DIALOGUES, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2010
6 x 6 Project, Charmingwall, New York, NY
The BRUCENNIAL 2010: Miseducation, 350 West Broadway, New York, NY
*CHANGING TITLE, Heathers Project Space, New York, NY

2009
Open Studios, 1013 Grand, Brooklyn, NY
Quizotic, 1717 Troutman, Brooklyn, NY
Capricious Art Artket, Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NY

2008
In Flux, AiB Beta Spaces, Brooklyn, NY
The Guys We Would Fuck, Nayland Blake at Monya Rowe, New York, NY
The Poetry Project’s 2008 Silent Auction, Saint Mark’s Church, New York, NY
Think Exhibition V, N’nice, Brooklyn, NY

2007
Think Exhibition III, Think Gallery, New York, NY
The Barrow Gang, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

2005
746, Seventh Floor Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
“Contrasting Approaches to Author as Transcriber in Goldsmith and Fitzpatrick”; Jill Magi. February 2009

Galatea Resurrection #9; Eileen Tabios. March 2008
Link to Galatea Resurrection #9

COMMISSIONED WORK and PROJECTS:
The Poetry project Newsletter, Oct/Nov 2010 #224 – Cover art for monthly literary newsletter
The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church; New York, NY. October-November 2010

Design and construction of wedding chuppah for Jill Magid
Synagogue For the Arts; New York, NY. October 2009

Construction and design for displays – Status Report, BRIC Rotunda Gallery
BRIC Rotunda Gallery, BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY. September 2009

The Recluse, vol. 5, Homage to George Schneeman – Cover design for annual literary journal
The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church; New York, NY. June 2009

Cock-Now Zine – Drawings featured in March issue
Goodbye Better; New York, NY. March 2009

The Poetry Project’s 35th Annual New Year’s Day Poster
The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church; New York, NY. December 2008

Construction and design of ledges – for Killer Film’s new office space
Killer Films, New York, NY. August 2008

Zamboangueña – Cover art for book by Corrine Fitzpatrick
Sona Books; New York, NY. December 2007

On Melody Dispatch – Cover art for book by Corrine Fitzpatrick
Goodbye Better; New York, NY. January 2007

The Recluse, vol. 2 – Cover art for annual literary journal
The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church; New York, NY. June 2006

10 display cases – for biannual art auction benefit.
The Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, New York, NY. April 2006

This Is Not The New Minstrel Show – poster art for monthly reading series.
Curated By Will Fabro for Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY. July 2005 – January 2006