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b. Nyack, NY 1979

EDUCATION
2007 MFA Photography Columbia College Chicago
2002 BFA Photography Southampton College of Long Island University
Areas of Specialization: Photography, Installation Art

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016 – Present          Adjunct Faculty, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
2015 – Present          Project AIM Teaching Artist, Center for Community Arts Partnerships, Chicago, IL
2008 – Present          Adjunct Faculty, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013 – 2015               Digital Media Mentor, Convergence, Center for Community Arts Partnerships, Chicago, IL
2012 – 2014               Adjunct Faculty, North Eastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
2011 – 2014               Teaching Artist, TEAM, Center for the Community Arts Partnerships, Chicago, IL
2006 – 2009               Teaching Assistant, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
2016 Communicator Award for Killing Season Chicago
2016 Webby Award Nominee in the NetArt category for Killing Season Chicago
2016 Part-Time Faculty Development Grant, Center for Teaching and Education, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2015 Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50
2015 John Gutmann Fellowship Nominee
2015 Review Santa Fe Participant, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant
2014 Convergence Academies Faculty Fellows Program Award, Columbia Community Arts Partnerships, IL
2014 Part-Time Faculty Development Grant, Center for Teaching and Education, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2014 LRNG Grant, National Writing Project, MacArthur Foundation & Show Me Campaign
2013 Transforming Education through Arts & Media (TEAM) Fellowship, Columbia Community Arts Partnerships
2011 CIT Technology Fellowship, Columbia College Chicago
2006 – 2007 Graduate Teaching Fellowship Award
2006 Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Scholarship
2004 Graduate Opportunity Award, Columbia College Chicago

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
#Mass_Observation, The Violet Hour, Chicago, IL
Interventions, Technology Rotunda Gallery, SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
Killing Season Chicago, Heuser Art Center, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Killing Season Chicago, 9th Floor Project Space, Columbia College Chicago, IL
Killing Season Chicago, Robert F DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
(re): media, Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA

2015
Killing Season Chicago
, Public Display, Logan Square, Chicago, IL

2011
Killing Season Chicago 2010, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL
Killing Season Chicago, The Violet Hour, Chicago, IL

2010
(re): media, Moo’s Gallery, Hudson, OH

2009
(re): media, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
Cognizance, Avram Gallery, Southampton, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
This Heat, Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Meg T Noe)
Critical Mass Top 50, Arts Inkubator, Łódź, Poland (curated by Alison Nordström, Fotofestiwal Artistic Director, Łódź, Poland)
What Lies Beneath, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL
StrangeFire Collective: AGENCY, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (curated by Hamidah Glasgow)

2014
All the Days and Nights, Alumni on 5 Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (curated by Lisa Lindvay)

2013
Chicago Style
, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Matthew Avignone)
Picturing a World without Prisons, Human Thread Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Mariame Kaba)
The Ex-Photo Show, 56 Avenue C, New York, NY (curated by Jeremy Zini)
Northeastern Illinois University Faculty Show, Chicago, IL
ARGUS: Organic Visual Archive, Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL

2011
Crime Unseen, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curated by Karen Irvine)
Returning the Gaze: Contemporary Portraits by Women, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL (curated by Lily Mayfield)
Necessary Fictions, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Critical Encounters: Images & Implication, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Gift Of Gift Of, Spacetaker, Houston, TX 2010
Critical Encounters: Fact & Faith Faculty Exhibition, Columbia College Chicago

2009
Critical Encounters: Fact & Fiction, Columbia College Chicago, IL
Involving Violence, School 33, Baltimore, MD
Faking It, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2008
Who Gets What: A Political Show, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Aaron Ott)
Experiencing the War in Iraq, multiple venues, RI & MA
Violence Transformed, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA

2007
Chicago Artists Coalition Art Open (curator’s choice), Chicago, IL
Involving Violence, Lasso Gallery at the Butcher Shop, Chicago, IL
13th Annual Women’s Exhibition, SoHo20 Gallery, New York, NY
Gameplay: Video Games in Contemporary Art Practice, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Jessica Cochran)
Emerging Illinois Artists ’07, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
Union League Club Civic & Arts Foundation Scholarship Exhibition, Chicago, IL

2005
Upstate Photo Competition, “working” Gallery, Schenectady, NY
Annual Juried Exhibition, ArtCrave Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Light Within, Dolan Center Gallery, Locust Valley, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PUBLICATIONS
From Fact to Fiction: War Reportage Transforming. Chicago: Columbia College Chicago, 2007.

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/CRITIQUES
2016 Lecture, SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
2016 Lecture & Graduate Critiques, Slane College of Communications and Arts, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2016 Lecture, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
2012 Lecture, SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
2011 Panel Discussion, Filter Photo Festival, Chicago, IL
2011 Lecture, DePaul University, Chicago IL
2010 Lecture, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, OH

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2010 Artist Residency, ACRE, Steuben, WI
2008 Artist Residency, Harold Arts, Chesterhill, OH

EXHIBITIONS CURATED/JURIED
2016 I Witness: Activist Art & Social Movement Politics, Heuser Art Gallery & Hartmann Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (juror)
2011 Manifest B.A. + B.F.A. Exhibition, Columbia College Chicago, IL (curator)
2007 Relative Closeness, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curatorial assistant)

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Museum of Contemporary Photography