Art helps me pay attention. Through a lens, I notice more: by taking everyday scenes out of their contextual reality, I get a front seat to wonder and surprise, seeing anew the patterns and textures of my surroundings. Brush and marker let me explore light and color while injecting their own happy accidents into the mark-making process.
My first round of undergrad studies focused on painting, and following graduation I continued that work and added photography, jewelry design and most recently textile design. I'm currently studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology and plan to finish an AAS in Textile Surface Design in May 2018.
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My work is held in private collections across the United States, Canada and the UK. My exhibition history includes:
2015-16, Solo exhibition, Indian Road Cafe (Dec 13 - Jan 16) (New York City)
2015, Group exhibition, NoMAA Gallery (New York City)
2015, Solo installation, All Angels Sanctuary (New York City)
2014, Group exhibition, All Angels Gallery (New York City)
2012, Group exhibition, Crowded House Gallery (Chicago, IL)
2012, Group exhibition, Zhou Gallery (Chicago, IL)
2008, Solo exhibition, Adams Hall Gallery (Wheaton, IL)
2007, Group exhibition, Adams Hall Gallery (Wheaton, IL)
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