Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009 B.A. Physics and Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2013
Portraits, Little Victories Gallery, Shanghai, China
Spectacle, The Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
Parallel/Parallax, The President’s Gallery at Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL
As Luck Would Have It, Interior Design Show (Metro Toronto Convention Center), Toronto, ON

2012
A Handful of Stardust, TELUS Spark, Calgary, AB
Farm/Art DTour (Fermentation Fest), Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI
Sunflower, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
SYSTEMS / PROCESS, High Concept Laboratories, Chicago, IL
Moment of Transition, Ogilvie Transportation Center, Chicago, IL
Movement => Balloons, Art of the Danforth Festival, Toronto, ON

2011
Midwestern Voices and Visions Exhibition, Chicago Artists’ Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Happiness Project, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON
Eye Candy, gh3, Toronto, ON

2010
Summer’s Fallacy, The Whistler, Chicago, IL
Big Omaha, KANEKO, Omaha, NE

2009
LabFest!, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
The Comb Jelly, Biological Sciences Learning Center, Chicago, IL
Neuroplastic Dreams, Biological Sciences Learning Center, Chicago, IL
Balloon Fashion, Festival of the Arts, Chicago, IL

Commissions

2012
Extraction for the Fermentation Fest (Farm/Art DTour)
A Glimpse of Something Ephemeral for Beck’s

2010
Supernova for AOL
Black and White for Silicon Prairie News

2009
Balluminescence – Lights, Balloons, Jellyfish! for Science Chicago

Awards & Grants

2010 Chicago Silver ADDY Award

2010 New York Festivals Finalist Certificate

2009 Alliance of Artist Communities’ Midwestern Voices and Visions Residency and Grant Award

2009 The University of Chicago Student Fine Arts Fund for “Balluminescence, The Life and Death of”

2009 The University of Chicago Festival of the Arts Award of Funding for “Balloon Fashion”

Residencies

2013
Artist-in-Residence, Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China

2012
Artist-in-Residence, Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI
Artist-in-Residence, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
Artist-in-Residence, High Concept Laboratories, Chicago, IL

2010
Artist-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2009
Visiting Artist, Chicago Children’s Museum, Chicago, IL

Research/Work Experience

2011
Interaction Designer, Aesthetec Studio, Toronto, ON

2008 – 2009
Research Technician, Kenji Suzuki Laboratory, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008 – 2009
Research Technician, Enrico Fermi Institute, Chicago, IL

2008
Computer Engineer, Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (National Institute of Nuclear Physics), Legnaro, ITALY

2007 – 2008
Research Assistant, Nancy Cox Laboratory, Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL