Master of Fine Arts, University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Arts, The Evergreen State College
Bauhaus Universitat Weimar Summer School: Urban Design, Architecture. Weimar, Germany
European Masters in Urbanism Semester: IUAV di Venezia. Venice, Italy
Study with Master Nangaka Ink Painter Tousui Tanaka, Tokyo, Japan
The Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art Semester Study. Pont Aven, France
FELLOWSHIPS + GRANTS
2017 California Arts Council Grant: Parkeology. In Collaboration with San Diego Art Institute
2016 Project for Public Spaces: Parkeology. In Collaboration with Balboa Park Conservancy
San Diego Foundation: Parkeology. In Collaboration with San Diego Art Institute
2015 California Arts Council Grant: Parkeology. In Collaboration with San Diego Art Institute
2014 University of Humanities Research Institute Grant: Storylines TJ/SD
2013 Urbanisms of Inclusion Fellowship, Parsons University and IUAV di Venezia
Bauhaus Universitat Weimar Strategic Partnerships Grant
2012 Center for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Grant
2011 Elsewhere Museum Residency Grant
2010 Gallery See Beyond Residency Fellowship
Nominee: Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship
National Center for Creative Aging Symposium Grant
Pilchuck School of Glass Scholarship
2009 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Research Fellowship.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Ox-Bow School of Art Fellowship
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS + PROJECTS
2017 NGBK. Berlin, Germany. Hijacking with Toy Guns
2016 Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven. Traders Talk: Parkeology
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego CA. Solo Show: In Dust We Trust
Museum of Man, San Diego CA. Facing Artifacts
2015 Biomuseo. Panama City, Panama. Panama Caribe, Replica Real
Global Committee, Brooklyn, NY. Eyes As Sieves
OKK: Organ Kritishcer Kunst. Berlin, Germany. NoExit:Postcard.
Pacific Standard Time Place and Practice Symposium. Tijuana, MX + San Diego, CA. Storylines TJ/SD
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Panama City, Panama. Fluid States
University Art Gallery, La Jolla, CA. State Park
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA. San Diego Keeps Her Promise: Balboa Park at 100
2014 Marian Bear Open Space Park, San Diego, CA. Parking Lot Park
Space4Art, San Diego, CA. Occupy Thirdspace
Emergent Art Space, Tijuana, MX. Cruzando Fronteras
Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA. Mux/Demux
2013 WoCA Gallery, Fort Worth, TX, (Inter)Connections
Experimental Drawing Studio, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, San Diego, CA. PLAQUE
2012 San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, CA. FAIR IS FAIR
Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC. Visual Audio
Hirshhorn Museum Artlab+, Washington DC. Native Stars
Above the Bike Shop, Washington DC. KCDC Pop-Up Schoolhouse
2010 Gallery See Beyond, Tokyo, Japan. Ghost versus Heartin
Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO. Smorgasbord
Hiromart Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. Okay, Here We Go
Reyes+Davies Gallery, Washington, D.C. Novel Abstractions
George Mason University Gallery Fairfax, VA. Call and Response
Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, Wales. Reduplicating the Real
2009 Ox-Bow Gallery, Saugatuck, MI. Pedestal vs. Stump
Button-Pedder Gallery Space, Saugatuck, MI. After All the Tragedies Are Over
Studio 4903, Washington D.C. December Exhibition
2008 CIAC (Centre International d’art Contemporain) Pont Aven, France. Kunst, Ya Know?
Western Washington University, Bellingham WA. Wunderkammer
2004 Studio Lavka, Brno Czech Republic. Fotografie
2017 Director: Parkeology. Balboa Park, San Diego
2016 Director: Parkeology. Balboa Park, San Diego
2015 NoExit: Anamnesia. OKK + Bauhaus Universitat Weimar, Berlin + Weimar, Germany
2014 Living Archives Conversation Series. University of California, San Diego Humanities Center
2013 Explosive Time Performance Series. Space4Art, San Diego, CA
2011 Co-Founder: Knowledge Commons DC Free School. Washington DC,
2010 Co-Founder: Wunderkammer Artist Collective. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
2015 San Diego Union Tribune: SDAI gets California Arts Council support
2014 Phaidon Press: Akadamie X. Selection from Chris Kraus' Kelly Lake Store
2012 Chris Kraus Kelly Lake Store from Summer of Hate, Reed College Companions Editions
Washingtonian Art Review: Visual Audio at Honfleur Gallery. January 30
San Diego City Beat. Nudists, Midgets, and Wild Indians: UCSD grad students to uncover Balboa Park’s Past. August 29
2010 NHK BS-1, New York Wave, Tokyo Japan. August 9
2017 Queer Objects (Title forthcoming). Co-written with David Serlin, Duke University Press
2016 Museum Futures Volume II. Support by Pratt Institute. In collaboration with Christopher Lee
Kennedy + Pablo von Frankenberg
Emergency Index Volume IV. Storylines TJ/SD
2015 Box of Books v.3, Curated by Darin Klein for L.A. Book Fair's Printed Matter
2012 Criss Crossing: Interdisciplinary Learning in and out of Institutional Space from
Education in Action, Sixth College, UC San Diego
Museum Futures Volume I. Support by Elsewhere + University of California Center for Humanities. In collaboration with Christopher Lee Kennedy + Pablo von Frankenberg
2015 Domestic Performance Agency, Brooklyn NY
2012 Tower Arts Studio, Guemes Island, WA
Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC
2011 Elsewhere, Greensboro NC
Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC
2010 Gallery See Beyond, Tokyo Japan
2009 Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck MI
2005 The Department of Safety, Anacortes, WA
2016 Local Revolutions, University of San Diego, California. Parkeology
2015 Hearing Landscape Critically, Harvard University, Boston, MA. Parking Lot Park
2014 Affective Habitus, Australian National Univeristy, Canberra, Australia. Parking Lot Park.
2013 LaborArttorium, Ludwig Maximilian Universitat, Munich, Germany. Museum Futures
2012 Education in Action. Sixth College, University of California, San Diego. Criss Crossing:
Interdisciplinary Learning in and out of Institutional Spaces
2008 Center for Innovative Experiential Learning (CIEL). Western Washington University.
2016 Visiting Professor: Bauhaus Universitat Weimar
Lecturer: University of San Diego
2015 Visiting Professor: Bauhaus Universitat Weimar
Visiting Artist: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Critic: University of San Diego
Visiting Artist: New Children's Museum, San Diego, CA.
Teacher's Assistant: Re-Mix Culture. Sixth College, University of California, San Diego.
2014 Teacher's Assistant: Re-Thinking Citizenship, Housing and Property: Sixth College, UCSD
2013 Visiting Teaching Artist: Dublin Rubbings. Temple Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Teacher's Assistant: Culture, Art and Technology. Sixth College, University of California, San Diego.
Visiting Lecturer: Graphite Rubbing Everyday Forensics. Los Altos Community College, California.
Visiting Teaching Artist: Wicking Gardens. Grades K-6. Alter Terra NonProfit, Tijuana Mexico
Teacher's Assistant: Performance Art. University of California, San Diego.
2012 Visiting Artist: Hirshhorn Museum Artlab+ Washington D.C.
Teacher's Assistant: 2-D Art. Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego.
Teacher’s Assistant: Structures of Art. Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego.
2011 Teaching Artist: Custom Piñatas. Adult courses. Old City Green, Washington, DC
Teaching Artist: Experimental Drawing. Adult Courses. Knowledge Commons DC, Washington, DC.
2010 Teaching Artist: Generating Ritual in the 21st Century. School of the Future, Brooklyn NY.
Visiting Artist: Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and written and Visual Collage. College level Gallery See Beyond, Tokyo, Japan.
Teaching Artist: Sculpting with Bread. Youth and adult workshop. Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro N.C.
2009 Visiting Artist: Sculpting Memory. Iona Senior Services. Washington DC
2008 Teaching Artist: Everyday Sculpture. Centre d'art Contemporain. Adult Course. Carnac, France
Teacher’s Assistant: Introduction to Woodworking, Women’s Woodworking. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.
2007 Teachers Assistant: Art in London. Grades 7-9. TASIS, Thorpe, England.
2002- Present. Teaching Artist: Sculpture, Performance, Painting.. After School District After School