Curriculum Vitae

Education 

 

Masters in Art + Masters in Fine Art (Candidate) in Visual & Critical Studies and Studio Arts at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2019-2022

 

Bachelors in Fine Art in Studio at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2015-2019

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2015

 

Select Honors + Awards

Barclay Simpson Award, San Francisco, CA 202`1

Honorable Mention for All College Honors Award, San Francisco, CA, 2021

California College of the Arts Merit Scholarship Award, San Francisco, CA, 2019

California College of the Arts Chair Scholarship Award, San Francisco, CA, 2019

School of the Art Institute Merit Scholarship Award, Chicago, IL, 2015

Otis College of Art and Design Merit Scholarship Award, Los Angeles, CA, 2014

       

Group Exhibitions  +Photoshoots

           

    MFA Thesis Show, Group Show at The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, April 2021,    San Francisco, CA, 2021

 

    A Collection of Hands is Called a Prelude, Group Show at ACREprojects, May 2019, Chicago, IL

 

    Editorial Photoshoot and Garments Loaned for SHUBA Magazine, April 2019, Chicago, IL

 

    Spread for Paper Magazine - Dressing and Featuring Ariel Zetina, April 2019, Chicago, IL

 

    Spring Undergraduate Exhibition - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, March 2019, Chicago, IL

 

    Editorial Photoshoot for Crux Magazine, December 2018, Chicago, IL

    

    Garments lent to photo shoot for Posture Magazine, New York, NY, March 2018

 

    Take Care, Group Show at ADDS DONNA, Chicago, IL, December 2018

 

    SITE Installation / Exhibition @ 37 S Wabash Windows, Chicago IL, November 2018

    

    Imp Queen Performance, SmartBar, Chicago IL December 2017

 

    Garment exhibited at Sage Fashion Galleries as SAIC, Chicago IL, February 2016

 

    Garment Display + Installation, Garfield Park Conservatory; Chicago, IL, May 2016

    

Experiences Curating + Designing

 

    Associate Editor & Creative Curatorial Consultant for trainszine, San Francisco, CA, 2022 - ongoing

    Co-Curator for Water Becomes Blood at Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, March 2021 

    Co-Founder of the ArtWear Collective, Chicago IL, 2018 - 2019

    A co-founder of the ArtWear Collective focusing on displaying artists within the mediums of fashion and fibers + materials who are POC and            

    LGBTQIA+ artists

 

    Pattern and Sample Maker for MOMME CHICAGO, Chicago IL 2016

    Patterning, sewing, and construction for a swimwear line in development for the months of May, June, July of 2017

 

    Production and Design, VomHouse Fashion Show; Chicago IL 2016

 

    Garment exhibited at Sage Fashion Galleries as SAIC, Chicago IL 2016

 

    Garment Display + Installation, Garfield Park Conservatory; Chicago, IL 2016

 

Garments for Appearances + Performances

    Garment worn at NYE TROPITECA by Jesus Hilario-Reyes, Chicago IL 2017

    

    Garment worn by Imp Queen for NYE, SmartBar, Chicago IL December 2017

    Dressing drag artist Imp Queen for her performance at QUEEN! SmartBar, Chicago.

 

    Experience in managing and production of runway/lighting/installation, including a 2 look collection shown at the venue.

 

    Garments worn at Murakami Exhibition Opening by Sofia Moreno and Kiam Marcelo Junior, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL June 2017

    Dressing mix media and performance artists Sofia and Kiam to attend the MURAKAMI opening at the MCA Chicago in a capsule collection for the

    summer.

 

    Garment worn at Sofia Moreno’s Opening: SheKing, Western Exhibitions, Chicago IL 2016

    Dressing mix media artist Sofia Moreno for her opening at Western Exhibitions in a 2 piece ensemble fitted to her, includes experience in fittings,

    alterations, and professional finishing.

 

Teaching Experiences

 

    Teacher’s Assistant at the California College of the Arts, Oakland, California, January - May 2021

    Working as a teachers assistant for the Contemporary Craft Theory with Anthea Black aiding in class preparation, teaching, and assisting in critique.

 

    Teacher’s Assistant at the California College of the Arts, Oakland, California, September - December 2020

    Working as a teachers assistant for the class: Weaving: Past, Present, Future with Marina Contro aiding in class preparation, teaching, and assisting in

    critique.

 

    Teacher’s Assistant at the California College of the Arts, Oakland, California, September - December 2019

    Working as a teachers assistant for the class: Introduction to Textiles with Richard Elliot aiding in class preparation, teaching, and assisting in critique.