Born: Abington, Pennsylvania, 1988
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Education: 
2016 Masters of Fine Arts in photo and media, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Post Baccalaureate in photography, San Francisco Institute of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010 Bachelor of Art in print journalism, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
2010 Bachelor of Art in integrated art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
            Minor: International Studies
              Studied abroad, Fall 2009, Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy

Selected Exhibitions:
2019 Emotional Labor, American Jewish University, Los Angeles
2018/19 REMEMBRANCE, ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, CA
2016 Body of Research, Sloan Projects, Los Angeles
           Tropical Lab: Fictive Dreams, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
           Exit Interview, Human Resources, Los Angeles
           Josephine, solo exhibition, D301 Gallery, Valencia, CA
           Photo Independent Art Fair, Los Angeles
2015 Photo L.A. Art Fair, The Reef, Los Angeles
           Kinesics, solo exhibition, Valencia, CA
           Mid Rez, Valencia, CA
2014 Post-Nickelodeon Sexuality, Valencia, CA
2012 Doing Your Dirty Work, The Center for Sex and Culture, San Francisco
           Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco
           SFAI Bunker, San Francisco
           SFAI Graduate Open Studios, San Francisco
2011 Arthaus Gallery, State College, PA
           Art Alliance Gallery, Lemont, PA
2010 Falling Flat, solo exhibition, Borland Gallery, State College, PA
2009 SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy

Awards and Grants:
2018 Asylum Arts and Institute for Jewish Creativity Project Grant
2016 Bartman Grant
California Institute of the Arts Student Travel Grant
California Institute of the Arts Dean’s Reserve Fund
2015 Bartman Grant
California Institute of the Arts Dean’s Reserve Fund
2012 SFAI Post-Baccalaureate Award

Residencies and Fellowships:
2017 Asylum Arts: Reciprocity Jewish Artist Retreat, American Jewish University, Brandeis, CA
2016 Tropical Lab 10: Fictive Dreams Residency, LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
2015 at land’s edge, Visual Research Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA

Lectures, Readings and Artist Talks:
2019 Book Arts Artist Talk, Occidental College, March 25.
2018 Artist Talk, REMEMBRANCE at ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, CA, December 15.
           Professional Practices lecture, University of Northern Texas, Denton, TX, March 20.
2016 Graduate School panel, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 9. 
          Josephine Reading, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, June 26.
Artist Talk, Lisa Olhweiler’s Book Art Brunch, April 17.
          “The Mother Archetype and Illness,” Memories We Store In Our Bodies, panelist, LA Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, April 3.

Curatorial and Organizational:
2018/19 JCC for Vulnerability & Family Darkness Storytelling & Writing Workshop, Co-Founding Organizer | Los Angeles, CA, Ongoing event
2015/17   at land’s edge, Media Coordinator | Los Angeles, CA
2016         CalArts, Fundraiser for Post-Graduate Exhibition | Valencia, CA
2015         CalArts, Head Organizer for CalArts Open Studios | Valencia, CA

Public Collections:
California Institute of the Arts Library, Valencia, California
Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut

Bibliography:
Full Blede Newspaper, Issue 9: The Cleave, June 2019.
Pretelin, Claudia. “Landing in Los Angeles” interview for Instruments of Memory. 24 May 2019. Web.
Ginger Zine, Issue #16, April 2019. Print and Web.
Zellen, Jody. Pick of the Week, REMEMBRANCE at ROSEGALLERY, What’s on LA, 10 January 2019. Web.
REMEMBRANCE at ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, Blouin Art, December 25, 2018. 
Sloan Projects presents Body of Research, thisisFabrik.com, September 6, 2016. 
Smithson, Aline. Body of Research at Sloan Projects, Lenscratch.com. September 4, 2016.
Neimeth, Brittany. Los Angeles Review of Book Fall 2016: 28, 31, 89. Print.
Vobis, Anneliese. John Pence - Center for Sex and Culture, ArtBusiness.com, August 3, 2012. 

Teaching Experience:
2020 La Sierra University, ARTA 408A: Contemporary Art Issues, Winter Semester
2019 American Jewish University, My 22 Signs and Wonders Six Week Workshop, co-taught with Alexander Nemser and Gilla Nissan, Los Angeles
2018 Lost Art LA, Book Arts Workshop, Santa Monica, December 16
American Jewish University, Digital Marketing & Social Media as Business Tools for Visual Artists, Los Angeles, October 23 
Thymele Arts and CalArts Alumnx, Digital Marketing & Social Media as Business Tools for Visual Artists, Los Angeles, June 26
Glendale Community College, Photo 102, Glendale Community College

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