EDUCATION
MFA Visual Arts/Interdisciplinary Studies in Art Theory and Practice, University of Chicago
BFA Major Video/ Minor Photography and Art History, The Atlanta College of Art (SCAD)

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2018
Heimelijkhaus Media Arts Residency in partnership with FOM Institute | Amsterdam, NE
High Resolution Media Arts Residency, Hedreen Gallery at Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle University  | Seattle, WA

2017
Wyckoff Milliman Endowment Grant, The University of Washington | Seattle, WA

2016
Wyckoff Milliman Endowment Grant, The University of Washington | Seattle, WA
Studios of Key West Artist Residency | Key West, FL

2015
Artist as Activist Residency, The Luminary | St. Louis, MO
Hatch Artist Residency, partially funded by the Warhol Foundation | Chicago, IL

2014
Guest Artist, El Centro Desarollo de Artes Visuales | Havana, Cuba
Hatch Artist Residency, Chicago Artist’s Coalition | Chicago, IL

2013
Acre Artist Residency and Cooperative Exhibition | Steuben, WI

2012
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Connections Fund Grant
8550 OHIO Artist Residency | Chesterhill, OH
Department of Visual Arts Grant, The University of Chicago | Chicago, IL
The Open Practice Committee Grant | Chicago, IL

2011
The Claire Kantor Foundation Grant | Miami, FL
Ann Metzger Memorial National Media Print Award | St Louis, MO
Critical Fierceness Grant Chances Dances | Chicago, IL
 Links Hall Artistic Associates Residency and Grant | Chicago, IL
Festival of the Arts Grant University of Chicago Arts Council | Chicago, IL

2010
UChicago Arts Project Grant | Chicago, IL
The University of Chicago Arts Council Grant | Chicago, IL

2008
P.E.O Sisterhood Continuing Education Scholarship | Chicago, IL
Community Arts Assistance Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs | Chicago, IL
Atlanta College of Art Photography Department Scholarship | Atlanta, GA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS
2019
TBA, The Hedreen Gallery at Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle University  | Seattle, WA

2018
Monument a Surface, Ditch Projects | Springfield, OR

2017
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Submission Gallery | Chicago, IL
Screen Share, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago, IL
Studio Visit Performance, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA

2015
Lunch Poems, Roots and Culture Contemporary | Chicago, IL
On the screen, The Franklin  | Chicago, IL

2013
Fiction Outside, curated by Casey Smallwood and Andrew Cantrell, PSA Projects | Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Trans & Queer Video Series | Brooklyn, NY
in a split second (it happened.), Hedreen Gallery at Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle University | Seattle, WA
1,500,000,000,000, Triumph Gallery  | Chicago, IL

2017
The One Minute, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision | Amsterdam, NL
Out of Sight, Seattle Art Fair| Seattle, WA
Untold Passages, curated by Emily Zimmerman, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery | Seattle, WA
The Dangerous Professors, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier, Triumph Gallery | Chicago, IL
Screen Share Festival, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago, IL

2016
Your body is a battleground, Weinberg/Newton Gallery | Chicago, IL
Transmissions, curated by Sharmyn Rivera Cruz, The Franklin | Chicago, IL
Lunch Poems, Onion City Experimental Film Festival | Chicago, IL

2015
Art Present, Fabrica de Arte Cubano, 12th Havana Biennial | Havana, CU
Interlocking Single-Mode 21-Strand Fiber Optic Cable, ART EXPO | Chicago, IL
Making Chances, Gallery 400, curated by Lorelei Stewart and John Neff | Chicago, IL
Cage Unrequited by William Pope L., reader, Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago, IL
In a Brown Paper Wrapper, Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry | Chicago, IL
Elementary Reading, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier, Co-Prosperity Sphere | Chicago, IL
Modi Operandi, curated by Alexandria Eregbu, Chicago Artists Coalition | Chicago, IL

2014
Perch & ACRE Artist Residency and Cooperative Exhibition | Chicago, IL
Square Root of Pi(e), curated by Alexandria Eregbu, Chicago Artists Coalition | Chicago, IL
22nd Evanston Biennial, curated by Allison Peters Quinn and Sergio Gomez, Evanston, IL
Bare Bones, The Franklin | Chicago, IL
Renaissance Revisited, South Side Community Arts Center | Chicago, IL

2013
Summoning a New Queer Reality, Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago, IL
Loneliness Chapel, curated by Danny Volk, Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago, IL
Archetype Drift, curated by Jason Lazarus Johalla Projects | Chicago, IL

2012   
Im with you, Hayward Gallery, curated by Fritz Haeg and Dr. Ben Campkin | London, UK
4th International Video-Art Festival | Camagüey, CU
The Great Refusal: Videos on New Queer Aesthetics, Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago, IL
24HRS/25DAYS Exhibition, New Capital | Chicago, IL
ARTE NO ES FÁCIL: Links Hall Performance Series | Chicago, IL
Immigrant/Emigrant, Angels Gate Cultural Center, curated by Lara Bullock | San Pedro, CA

2011
Pillowtalk, curated by Natalie Schuh and Stevie Greco, Peregrine Program | Chicago, IL
Floor Length N Tux | Chicago, IL

2010
Band of Outsiders, curated by Catherine Sullivan, CAA Media Lab | NY, NY
Swimsuit Edition: A Visceral Body, Swimming Pool Project Space | Chicago, IL
Art Here Art Now, Chicago Artist's Month HYPA | Chicago, IL
Ann Metzger Memorial National Juried Exhibition | St. Louis, MO
Devices for Illusory Space, Reception Gallery | Chicago, IL

2009
Revolutions DOVA Temporary | Chicago, IL
Make Magazine Screening, The Hideout | Chicago, IL (Screening)
Spiderbug / Greenlantern screening | Chicago, IL
COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art) | Chicago, IL

2008
Lots Contemporary Art Workshop | Chicago, IL
Random House Classic 1732 W. Humboldt Park Blvd | Chicago, IL
COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art) | Chicago, IL
Cash 'N Carry Lisa Boyle Gallery | Chicago, IL
Fast Forward Film Festival (placed 3rd) | Chicago, IL

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2018
Invited Moderator,  Picnic with Sharon Lockhart, Henry Art Gallery | Seattle, WA
Host,  Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Latin American and Caribbean, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery  | Seattle, WA
Artist talk, Pigott lecture series,  Hedreen Gallery at Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle University | Seattle, WA
Artist talk at  School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington | Bothell, WA
Co-chair, Queer Caucus for Art, College Art Association

2017
Artist talks at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL
     Evergreen State College | Olympia, WA
     The Jacob Lawrence Gallery | Seattle, WA
     Out of Sight | Seattle, WA
Guest critic at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL) and University of Oregon | Eugene, OR
Guest juror, PICA’ Precipice Fund | Portland, OR
Invited Panelist, Other media: decolonizing practices and cyborg ontologies, New Media Caucus, CAA | NY
Organizer, Moderator Finding a Public: Latinx Cultural Production, The Alice Gallery, | Seattle, WA

2016
Public Convo symposium at Latitude | Chicago, IL
Artist talks at Dialogic Art Workshop | online forum
Guest artist, Curatorial Practice, School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL
Guest artist, Intro to Art Practice course, University of Washington | Seattle, WA

2015
Artist talks: The School of the Art Institute, the University of Illinois-Chicago School, Smart Museum  (all Chicago, IL)
Panelist, Tracer’s Book Club Panel Discussion, Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago, IL

2014
Panelist, Post-Modern Photography Symposium, Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN
Juror, Reeling LGBT International Film Festival | Chicago, IL

2013
Guest Artist, The School of the Art Institute: Permeable Membranes | Chicago, IL

2012
Artist Talks at 65Grand & Links Hall | Chicago, IL
8550 OHIO Artist Residency | Chesterhill, OH
Links Hall Artistic Associate Grant and Residency | Chicago, IL
Panel discussant, ARTE NO ES FÁCIL Associated Colleges of the Midwest | Chicago, IL

2011   
Panel discussant, ARTE NO ES FÁCIL, Art Chicago Speaks, Art Chicago | Chicago, IL

2009
Artist Talk,  Ft Lauderdale Art Institute | Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Artist Talk, University of Chicago Contemporary Arts Workshop | Chicago, IL

 

CURATORIAL WORK
2018
Thru the Roof (group exhibition), The Alice Gallery | Seattle, WA

2017-
The Alice Gallery | Seattle, WA

2015
Art Present Symposium, Fábrica de Arte Cubano, 12th Havana Biennial | Havana, CU
Exhibitions: Gift Economies, Inversion, Frontier, Sometimes Art Space, Vedado | Havana, CU

2010
Random House Screens | Chicago, IL

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Arte no es Fácil/ Art Present: Moving Beyond Images, Forthcoming, 2018
Untold Passages, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Gamma Poetry Press, 2017
Other media: decolonizing practices and cyborg ontologies, New Media Caucus, CAA, NY 2017
The Dangerous Professors, *recommended* by Chicago Reader by Kate Sierzputowski 2017
UW IVA Program, catalog by Claire Cowie 2017
The Dangerous Professors, catalog by Ruslana Lichtzier 2017
Platforms, Ten Years of Chances, catalog designed by Bojan and edited by Aay Preston-Myint 2015
Shifter Magazine, interview with Tania Bruguera, Issue # 21
The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics, SAIC, edited by Oli Rodriguez 2015
Interviews Marilyn Volkman and Dan Paz, Interview by Yali Romagosa, Cont. Art Seminar 2014
Shifter Magazine #19, #20 Proposals co-edited by Matthew Metzger and Sreshta Rit Premnath 2013
Pillowtalk, Peregrine Program, Exhibition Essay by Natalie Schuh and Stevie Greco 2011
On Getting One's Hands Dirty by Zachary, Whittenburg, New City 2010
The Still in the Tableaux Vivant,  The Chicago School of Media Theory 2008

 

COLLECTIONS
Eyeball Witness, Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago IL 2013