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EDUCATION

Virginia Commonwealth University

MFA 2020 Candidate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

BFA 2006

EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • New Poetics. Curated by June T Sanders and Alec Logan Smith. Aviary Gallery, Boston, MA

  • The Pivotal Image. Cumulus Photo, www.cumulusphoto.com

  • Eat, Drink, Art. Benefit invitational, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

  • Learning to Love the Bomb. Black Iris Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • The Shape of Things. Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • The Shape of Things. University of the Arts Helskinki, FIN

  • Too Tired Canton. St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

2018

  • Beware of Dog. FAB Gallery at VCU, Richmond, VA

  • Animals: Nature’s Grand Gift. Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum, Clarinda, NE

  • RE: Work. Valet Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • She’s Leaving Home. Solo show. Fiendish Plots, Lincoln, NE

  • Eat, Drink, Art. Benefit show, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2017

  • American Collective: Contemporary Reflections on Landscape and Identity. Curated by Eliot Dudik. Stitches and Pics, Sackets Harbor, NY

  • Keep Tugboat Afloat. Benefit show. Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE

  • Not for the Faint of Heart. Curated by Rachael Banks. Don't Smile online gallery: www.dont-smile.com

  • Nasty Women Omaha. Benefit for Voices of Hope. Petshop Gallery, Omaha, NE

2016

  • Death, Sex, and Impermanence. Solo show. Curated by Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez and Charley Friedman. III of Cups, Lincoln, NE.

  • Group Show. III of Cups, Lincoln, NE

2015

  • Dead to Me. III of Cups, Lincoln, NE

2011

  • Snapshot Aesthetic. Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

2009

  • If Not for Kidnap. Monthly poetry reading and art exhibition. Portland, OR

  • Annual Member’s Showcase, Jurors: Newspace Board of Directors. Newspace Center for Photography. Portland, OR

  • New Works from Jake Gillespie, Nicolas Columbo and Ashley Goodwin. Goldsmith Blocks Artists Collective. Portland, OR

2008

  • 3, 2, 1 Blastoff. Turbine Flats. Lincoln, NE

  • Fundraiser and $100 Art Sale (donated artwork). BemisUNDERGROUND. Omaha, NE

  • Another Stab: The Family of Man. BemisUNDERGROUND. Omaha, NE

2007

  • Snip. BemisUNDERGROUND. Omaha, NE

  • A Dilly of a Joke. Pig Flew Gallery (Pop-up). Lincoln, NE

2006

  • Capstone Senior Exhibition. Eisentrager/Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • How Am I Not Myself. Gallery 1100 (Pop-up). Lincoln, NE

  • The Society for Photographic Education’s Student Exhibition, Juror: Dan Seidell. W. Dale Clark Library. Omaha, NE

  • Art: The Show. Salon 52 (Pop-up). Lincoln, NE

  • Higos. Rotunda Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Gomez Group Show. The Emergency Room at Tugboat Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Annual Undergraduate Art Exhibition, Juror: Larry Roots. Eisentrager/Howard Gallery, Lincoln. NE

  • Be My Valentine. Rotunda Gallery. Lincoln, NE

2005

  • The Society for Photographic Education’s Student Exhibition, Jurors: Student committee. Old Frisco Café. St. Louis, MO

  • Beating the Dead Horse. Gameover Gallery (Pop-up). Lincoln, NE

  • The Masters of Photography. Rotunda Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Summerstock II. The Loft at the Mill. Lincoln, NE

  • Capstone Senior Exhibition (collaboration with a senior). Eisentrager/Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Women’s Week Juried Show, Jurors: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Women’s Center employees. The Loft Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Annual Undergraduate Art Exhibition, Juror: David Gracie. Eisentrager/Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE

  • Alive in Lincoln. Underground Gallery (Pop-up). Lincoln, NE

  • Art League Juried Show. Rotunda Gallery. Lincoln, NE

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

III of Cups

Co-founded with Cassandra Morton and Whitney Williams, I operated a gallery space in Parrish Projects, an artists' gallery and studio collective in downtown Lincoln, NE. We programmed and hosted monthly First Friday art exhibitions from 2016–2018.

III of Cups Exhibitions

2018

  • Satan at Home. Mixed media by John Skinner

  • Rhapsody on Pavement. Animation by Levi Gerlach and Enia Kiusals

  • I’m a Prom Queen, Too. Paintings by Erik White

  • Brief Descriptions. Photography by Margot Erlandson and Robert Stewart

  • Fade Like a Sigh. Photography by Rana Young and Zora Murff

2017

  • Subverted Perspective. Sculptures by Wansoo Kim

  • Kong & Olive. Mixed media by Myra Sontheimer

  • Second Hand. Mixed media by Lisa Guevara

  • Cauldrons. Drawings and installation by Phoebe Little

  • Noncore. Sculpture, video and painting by Rosana Ybarra and Lindsey Day

  • Back in the Day. Sculptures by Michael Villareal

  • Vivere Cogitatio (Live Thought). Installation by Whitney Williams

  • Functionless Doodads, Useless Doohickies. Paintings by Erik White

  • Biophilia. Guest curated by Walker Pickering, featuring video work from Madeline Cass, Anna Drehys and Tyler Meyer

  • Drama Drama Drama. Sculptures by Kelsea Brunner

  • Celebration of Life for Denalda Nicole Renae Siegrist

2016

  • Pha Nguyen at III of Cups

  • Mary's Scuba-ready for the Danderfan. Animation by Cessa Cantrell

  • Death, Sex, and Impermanence. Ashley Goodwin

  • Watercolor/Collage. Whitney Williams

  • Skyler Simpson at III of Cups

  • Ashley Anderson Amerandie at III of Cups

  • Derek Benoist at III of Cups

  • Austin Michael Romine at III of Cups

GUEST CURATING & POP UPS

  • Intimate Strangers. Carment Winant, Molly Landreth, Rachel Papo, Amelia Tovey and Sarah McKemie. Tribute Gallery, Portland, OR. 2010.

  • Small Press Brunch. Portland, OR. December 2009.

  • New Works from Jake Gillespie, Nicolas Columbo and Ashley Goodwin. Goldsmith Blocks Artists Collective, Portland, OR. 2009.

  • Works from the Private Collection of Ashley Goodwin. Goldsmith Blocks Artists Collective, Portland, OR. 2009.

  • Another Stab: The Family of Man. BemisUNDERGROUND, Omaha, NE. 2008.

  • Art: The Show. Pop-up, Lincoln, NE. 2006.

  • Higos. Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, NE. 2006.

  • Beating the Dead Horse. Pop-up, Nebraska State Theater. 2005.

  • The Masters of Photography. Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, NE. 2005.

  • Alive in Lincoln. Pop-up, Lincoln, NE. 2005.

BIBLIOGRAPHY / PRESS

  • Der Greif. Curated by Broomberg & Chanarin. Issue 12, 2019.

  • The Commonwealth Times, “'Learning to Love the Bomb': MFA Candidacy exhibition to open at Black Iris,” April 2019.

  • Don’t Smile: Year Two. Curated by Rachael Banks. 2018.

  • Old Town Crier. “Gallery Spotlight: Tribute Gallery. Artist Spotlight: The Artists of Intimate Strangers,” Spring 2010.

  • The Reader (Omaha Weekly Reader). “The Underground’s High Bars” by Sarah Baker. February 8th, 2008.

  • Omaha World Herald. “Bemis Exhibit Offers Snapshots of Life in Mixed Media” by Dane Stickney. February 14th, 2008.

  • Omaha Magazine. “Another Stab: The Family of Man.” March/April 2008.

  • Laurus, the undergraduate literary journal of UNL. Cover art. 2004–2005 edition.

AWARDS

  • Curatorial Residency. Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (BemisUNDERGROUND), Omaha, NE. 2008.

  • Honorable Mention. Snip at the BemisUNDERGROUND. Sponsored by the Organization for the Advancement of the Arts. Jurors: Joey Lynch, Caitlin Applegate and Rachel Ziegler. December 2007.

  • Jean R. Faulkner Memorial Art Exhibition Award for the 2005 Undergraduate Juried Show.