SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

The United States Escape Party: Egresswasm, Chase Public, Cincinnati

Expectations: A Feminist Video Screening and Benefit for Chicago Women's Health Center, Lillstreet Loft, Chicago

TIPS 4 Tingles: a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago 

LYP SINC show 7, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

Open 2.0, Slate Arts, Chicago

RITES, Open House Contemporary, Chicago

Strangers Lovers Gods, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

4 Exhibitions at the Hairpin, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

RITUAL: 2nd Floor Rear DIY Festival, Chicago

Nasty Women: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood, chizuko, Pensacola

Nasty Women: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood, Grand ArtHaus, Phoenix

Nasty Women: A Benefit for The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Right Coalition, Basement East, Nashville

Nasty Women: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood, The Center and La Maestra, Helmuth Projects, San Diego

Nasty Women: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood, Stan Mansion, Chicago

2016

entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Open Archive, wagenplatz kanal, Berlin

Zine Fest Pt!, Centro Comercial de Cedofeita, Porto

11th WNDX Festival of Moving Image, WNDX Inc., Winnipeg

MCA Prime Time, ⌘R, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

In/habit, Archer Ballroom, Chicago

Comfort Film: Her Environment #2 Homonyms, Comfort Station, Chicago

Video! Video! Video Festival, Comfort Station, Chicago

Comfort Film: Millennial Movie Night, Comfort Station, Chicago

2015

25 Jahre Künstlerhaus am Acker, Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin

ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS: International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture, TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Art of the Networked Practice: An International Online Symposium, School of Art, Design & Media Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Feminism (n.): Plural, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Neon Dreams: Threewalls Benefit Auction, Threewalls, Chicago

Wonka Ball Shorts Program, About Face Theatre, Chicago

Dominion of Chuckles Comedy Series, Sharky's Den, Chicago

2014

entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Hope in the Glitch, schwarzerkanal, Berlin

Transmediale Vorspiel: USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW (TWO), Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin

52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival (installation), Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival: Espand The Pairing, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

Espand The Pairing, Seed Space, Nashville

Fallow Time Movement Research Festival: Prepared Field, ISSUE Project Room, New York

Exhibit #1, FLATspace, Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago 

Southside Manifesto, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago

LYP SINC show 4, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

11:11 A Screening, Kitchen Space, Chicago

Walk all over me, Pinky Swear, Chicago

POET VIDEO, 2319 W 19th St, Chicago

College Art Association Annual Conference: Room With A View, Hilton Hotel, Chicago

Extinct Entities Performance Art Festival: REVERSE SHOT, Links Hall, Chicago

Mergers & Acquisitions, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

Video! Video!Templehead Gallery, Chicago 

Yell Me About Myself: MFA Thesis Exhibition 02, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago

FIRE LIGHT: Works for the Screen from Graduating UIC MFAs, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago

Leftovers, Great Space, University of Illinois at Chicago

About 3-4 Times a Week on Theaster Gates’ Prints ‪#‎wealthySexLife‬, HALLSWALLS 2, University of Illinois at Chicago

2013

organized by elspeth walker, sophiajacob, Floristree, Baltimore

Garbage World 7, Little Berlin, Philadelphia

0P3NR3P0.net glitch share fest, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Identity Void: Ladiez Live Art and Video Fest, Chicago

Garbage World 6, Big Forever, Chicago

The prettiest girls are the happiest girls, Dustbowl, Chicago

2012

Drawing School, Q Gallery, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore

2011

Launch Pad, Skylofts Gallery, Baltimore

Emerging Visions, YorkArts, York, Pennsylvania

April Show, Gallery 788, Baltimore

2010

Monumental Micros, Center For The Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, Maryland

4th of July Show, Antreasian Gallery, Baltimore

Under Our Umbrella, Adornment Gallery, Baltimore

2009

Paintings from Dakar and other cities, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University 

CURATIONS

2017 

TIPS 4 Tingles, a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago

Again and again, 4 Exhibitions at the Hairpin, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

2016y

A tragic duality, far as the curse is found, RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural, Góis 

2015

Chicagq: A selection of recent radical voices from Chicago, MIX NYC 28th Queer Experimental Film Festival, MIX Factory, New York

Sweety's & Chicagq present Specialties of the House, Urbano Project, Jamaica Plain

You/we do plural: an evening of performance, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Specialties of the House: an exchange of recent radical voices from Bqstqn and Chicagq, Comfort Station, Chicago

2014

Chicagq à Mqntréal, Festival Perverscité,  RATS 9, Montreal

La Centrale welcomes Videq Chicagq, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal

PANELS/WORKSHOPS

2017

Visiting artist talk, Contemporary Practices: Personal Narratives and Verbal History, School of the Art Institute, Chicago

2016

Zine workshop, Escola-Estúdio Bordeiro, Bordeiro, Portugal

2015

Teen Workshop Feminist Crafting with Tracers Book Club, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

MCA Studios Feminist Parking Lot, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Gallery Talk with Feminism (n.): Plural Artists, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2014

Personal MythologiesRapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Society For The Arts, Chicago

PUBLICATIONS

2017

The New Feminists, PoetsArtists Magazine, Bloomington

2016

hot & bothered, SELFISH Magazine, New York

Angulos: I S L A N D (s), RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural, Góis, Portugal

2015 

SWEAT, H. J. Zine,  New York

2014 

Ziplock the Air, JERKPOET Poetry Digest, New York

RICH, Be About It Zine, San Francisco

Accidentally on Purpose Volume 3, Accidental Zine, Leeds

A Love Letter to George W. Bush's Daughter, The Present Tense, Boston

2011 

Open Doors, Institute for International Education, New York

RESIDENCY

2016 Escola-Estúdio RAIZVANGUARDA Artist Residency Programme, Góis, Portugal

EDUCATION

2016 170-Hour TEFL Certificate, International TEFL Academy, Chicago

2014 MFA Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

2011 BA Fine Arts + Foreign Language: French Literature, summa cum laude, Towson University

2009 Wells College Study Program, West African Research Center, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

HONORS

2012-2014 Board of Trustees Tuition Waiver, Masters of Fine Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

2010-2011 National S.M.A.R.T. Grant in Foreign Language, U.S. Department of Education

2011 Honorable Mention in Painting, Emerging Visions, YorkArts Gallery, York, Pennsylvania

2010 William Denner Painting Award, Towson University Department of Art + Design

2009 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar, Dakar Senegal, U.S. Department of State

2009 International Study Abroad Scholarship, Towson University

2008 Special Projects Grant, Towson University Department of Art + Design

EXPERIENCE

2016-2017 Curatorial Committee Member, exgirlfriend Gallery, Berlin 

2016 Residential Instructor, Youth & Residential Services, Heartland Alliance, Chicago

2015-2016 Volunteer ESL Tutor, Aquinas Literacy Center, Chicago

2014 Artisan Series Official Judge, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Chicago

2013 Studio Art Teacher, Putney Student Travel, Pre-College at Amherst College

2013 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago

2012 Painting + Drawing Teacher, Putney Student Travel, Pre-College at Amherst College

2011-2012 English Teaching Assistantship, French Ministry of Education, Collège Jean-Jaurès + Collège Jean-Macé, Calais, France

2011-2012 Private English Tutor, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Calais, France

2009 Volunteer ESL Instructor, SICAP Baobabs, Dakar, Senegal