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Education
2017    MFA Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2015    MA Sculpture, California State University, Northridge
2012    BA Painting, California State University, Northridge 

Exhibitions
2019
Soulskin, The Situation Room, Los Angeles CA
Network,, Toolbox LA and 11:11 Collective, Embed Gallery, Chatsworth CA
Valley Girl Redefined, 11:11 Collective, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale CA
2018
CSUN Arts Alumni Small Works Fundraiser, Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles CA
Featured Video, LACDA, Los Angeles CA
2017
Beautiful Parts, CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge CA
All Media 2017, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine CA
Graduate Degree Show, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills MI
In the Dark, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
2016
Experiencing Perspectives Art, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills MI
Welcome to the Thunder Dome, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
Lush, Tube Factory Art Space, Indianapolis IN
Ambition-Nevermind, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
Happiness, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
2015
Flux, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
Out With Fever, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
MFA/MA Thesis Exhibition, CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge CA
Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers, William Rolland Gallery, Thousand Oaks CA
2014
Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont CA
CSUN Sculpture Organization, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Destroying the Selfie, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Good things come in small packages, Shed Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Meet the Guild, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, CSUN Art Galleries, CSUN, Northridge CA
Cat Show, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Untimely, Shed Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
2013
I’m Pretty, Shed Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Mark Making, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Meet the Guild, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Pretty and Dead, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
CSU Summer Arts 2013 Culminating Exhibition, Monterey Bay, CA
2012
Video: Digital Walk, CSUN, Northridge CA
Painting As Object, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
CSUN Ceramics Show, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Meet the Guild, Shed Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
Milk & Cookies, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
2011
Concealed, West Gallery, CSUN, Northridge CA
The Best of the Best, La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando CA
2010
Untitled, Los Angeles Mission College, Sylmar CA
Multimedia Art Show, Los Angeles Mission College, Sylmar CA

Awards/ Honors
2017    Mercedes Benz New Beginnings Award, Bloomfield Hills MI
2017    Mercedes Benz Emerging Artist Award Finalist, Bloomfield Hills MI
2016    Alvin B. Spector Scholarship, Bloomfield Hills MI
2015    George Thomas Williams Scholarship, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2014    Juror’s Choice, Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, CSU Northridge CA
2014    Graduate Association Thesis Research Grant, CSU Northridge CA
2014    Merium & Robert Bleir Scholarship, Northridge CA
2013    CSU Summer Arts Residency, Monterey Bay CA
2013    CSU Summer Arts Scholarship, Monterey Bay CA

Collections
Mercedes Benz Financial Collection, work on Loan, Farmington Hills MI
California State University, Northridge, University Student Union Permanent Art Collection, Northridge CA

Press
Cuevas, Steven. New ‘Valley Girl Redefined” Art Show Shatters Gender and Socioeconomic Archetypes. KQED News. March 16, 2019.
https://www.kqed.org/news/11733007/new-valley-girl-redefined-art-show-shatters-gender-and-socioeconomic-archetypes
Barton, Dave. The 10 Best Art Shows of the Worst Year Ever. OC Weekly. December 28, 2017. 
https://www.ocweekly.com/the-10-best-art-shows-of-the-worst-year-ever-8664864/
Barton, Dave. Ten Works Worth Seeing at Irvine Fine Arts Center’s All Media 2017. OC Weekly. October 19, 2017. 
https://www.ocweekly.com/ten-works-worth-seeing-at-irvine-fine-arts-centers-all-media-2017-8514078/
Brown, Betty Ann. Valley Girl Redefined. Artillery Magazine. March 5, 2019.
https://artillerymag.com/valley-girl-redefined/
Galarreta, Lori. These LA Artists Want to Dismantle the Valley Girl Cliche. LAist. February 27, 2019.
https://laist.com/2019/02/27/valley_girl_redefined_art_exhibit.php
Marikar, Sheila. Redefining the, Like, Idea of the Valley Girl. The New Yorker Magazine. February 4, 2019.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/04/redefining-the-like-idea-of-the-valley-girl
Plachta, Ariella. What’s a ‘Valley Girl’? Local artists want to break the mold and reclaim it. Los Angeles Daily News. December 9, 2018.
https://www.dailynews.com/2018/12/09/whats-a-valley-girl-local-artists-want-to-break-the-mold-and-reclaim-it/
Stromberg, Matthew. Women Artists Shatter the Stereotype of the “Valley Girl.” Hyperallergic. February 7, 2019.
https://hyperallergic.com/483643/valley-girl-redefined-brand-library-art-center/
Wood, Eve. Valley Girl Redefined at the Brand Library. Art and Cake Magazine. March 4, 2019.
https://artandcakela.com/2019/03/04/valley-girl-redefined-at-the-brand-library/?fbclid=IwAR1DbBOTRKSGnErl0bIPVJtpdwNWpIX1KBuDS_vEjSx6RfArt49_VbE2kfk