EDUCATION

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: Venice Institute of Architecture (IUAV), 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  Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation: Parkeology

2016  California Arts Council Grant: Parkeology

Project for Public Spaces: Parkeology

San Diego Foundation: Parkeology

2015 California Arts Council Grant: Parkeology

2014 University of Humanities Research Institute Grant: Storylines TJ/SD

2013 Parsons University and IUAV di Venezia: Urbanisms of Inclusion Fellowship

Bauhaus Universitat Weimar Strategic Partnerships Grant

2012 University of California 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

Provisions Library for Arts and Social Change Research Fellowship

2009 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden of the Smithsonian Institution Research Fellowship

School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Ox-Bow School of Art Fellowship

SELECTED PROJECTS + EXHIBITIONS

2018  National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution. Research Project:  Museums Anthropology, and the Body (with Gwyn Isaac, Curator of North American Ethnology  at the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian, Washington D.C.                    

2017  The Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles, CA. A Border Peepshow (with the Velaslavasay Panorama)

NGBK. Berlin, Germany. Skyjacking Above, Tunneling Below 

Osage Nation Museum, Pawhuska, OK. Recovering Voices Interviews

Kiowa Elder Center, Carnegie, OK. Recovering Voices Interviews

Spreckels Organ Pavilion. San Diego, CA. Organ for the Senses (with San Diego Art Institute)

Lambda LGBT Archives, San Diego, CA. Queen's Circle

San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego CA. Lives of Specimens

Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Time Capsule Ceremony

Balboa Park + San Ysidro, CA. Border Trolley Tours (with Cognate Collective)

Zoro Gardens, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. The Naked Truth

Casa Familiar, San Ysidro, CA. Dia de la Mujer

2016  Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands. Traders Talk

San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA. In Dust We Trust

Charles Lindbergh International Airport, San Diego, CA. Point of Entry

Joan B. Croc School of Peace Studies Galleries, University of San Diego. Border Film Week

National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian. Make Me! (initial research)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion. San Diego, CA. Organ for the Senses

Marston Point, with Lambda LGBT Archives, San Diego, CA. Queen's Circle

San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego CA. Facing Artifacts

Zoro Gardens, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. The Naked Truth

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

Above the Bike Shop, Washington D.C. KCDC Pop-Up Schoolhouse

2012  Hirshhorn Museum Artlab+, Washington D.C. Native Stars

Honfleur Gallery, Washington D.C. Visual Audio

San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, CA. FAIR IS FAIR

2011  Space4Art, San Diego, CA, Hell House

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

Cherry Street Lofts, Olympia, WA. Arranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic

2004  Studio Lavka, Brno Czech Republic. Fotografie

CURATORIAL WORK

2018 Director: Parkeology. Washington, D.C.

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 D.C.     

2010 Co-Founder: Wunderkammer Artist Collective. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

SELECTED PRESS

KUNSTFORUM international: Tunnel below / Skyjacking above

KCET: Border Trolley Tours Reveal the Contested History of San Diego-Tijuana Border

Hyperallergic: A Peepshow Tracks the Shifting Border Between Mexico and the US

Voice of San Diego: Culture Report: The Secret Life and Times of Balboa Park

San Diego Union Tribune: Kate Clark digging up layers of the lesser-Known

San Diego City Beat: New Border Trolley Tours explore our ever-changing relationship with the border

San Diego Union Tribune: SDAI gets California Arts Council support

Phaidon Press: Akadamie X. Selection from Chris Kraus' Kelly Lake Store, 2013

Museum of Man: Exploring the Public Art Program “Facing Artifacts”

Chris Kraus Kelly Lake Store from Summer of Hate, Reed College Companions Editions, 2013

Washingtonian Art Review: Visual Audio at Honfleur Gallery

San Diego City Beat. Nudists, Midgets, and Wild Indians: UCSD grad students to uncover Balboa Park’s Past

The Washington Post Visual Audio exhibit broadcasts Anacostia voices via online radio

NHK BS-1, New York Wave, Tokyo Japan. August 9

PUBLICATIONS

2018 Curatorial Triage: Materializing Disability and Queerness in Three Objects (with David Serlin). In Turning Archival, eds. Kevin Murphy, Daniel Marshall, and Zeb Tortorici.                                   Durham: Duke University Press. Forthcoming.

2017 Museum Futures: A Speculative investigation of museums past, present, and futures (withChristopher Kennedy and Pablo von Frankenburg. In RiDE ON: Risk/Dare/Experiment, Pratt           Institute

2016 Storylines TJ/SD. Emergency Index: Storylines Ugly Duckling Press

Museum Futures vol. II. Co-Edited with Pablo v. Frankenberg and Chris Kennedy. Pratt University. 

2014 Box of Books v.3, curated by Darin Klein for L.A. Book Fairís Printed Matter

2012 Criss Crossing: Interdisciplinary Learning in and out of Institutional Space. In Education in Action, Sixth College, UC San Diego

Museum Futures vol. I. Co-Edited with Pablo v. Frankenberg and Chris Kennedy. UC San Diego Center for Humanities

RESIDENCIES

2017 neue Gesellschaft fer bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

The Morning Boat, Jersey: Shortlisted

2015 Domestic Performance Agency, Brooklyn NY

2012 Tower Arts Studio, Guemes Island, WA

Honfleur Gallery, Washington D.C.

2011 Elsewhere, Greensboro NC

Honfleur Gallery, Washington D.C.

2010 Gallery See Beyond, Tokyo Japan

2009 Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck MI

2005 The Department of Safety, Anacortes, WA

CONFERENCES

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.

TEACHING

2018 Lecturer: George Washington University. Co-Taught with Gwyn Isaac, Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian.                               Museums, Anthropology and the Body

2017 Guest Lecturer: Bennington College. Ecology of Design and Electronic Music

Lecturer: University of San Diego. Introduction to Cinema

Lecturer: University of San Diego. Introduction to Documentary Film

Guest Lecturer: University of California, San Diego. Museums and Public History

Guest Lecturer: University of California, San Diego. Media Archaeologies

Guest Lecturer: University of California, San Diego.  Art in the Archives

Teaching Artist: The San Diego Art Institute, San Diego.  Camp Parkeology

2016 Lecturer: University of San Diego. Introduction to Documentary Film

2015 Visiting Lecturer + Workshop Leader, Bauhaus Universitat Weimar Public Art program. No Exit: Anamnesia

Visiting Artist: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Museum Futures

Visiting Artist: New Childrenís Museum, San Diego, CA. Drawing in the City

Visiting Artist: Grand Central Art Center, San Ysidro, CA. Social Neighborhood Art

Teacher's Assistant: University of California, San Diego. Media Seductions

2014  Teacher's Assistant: University of California, San Diego. Re-Thinking Citizenship, Housing and Property

2013 Teaching Artist: Temple Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Dublin Rubbings

Visiting Lecturer: Los Altos Community College, California.  Graphite Rubbing: Everyday Forensics

Visiting Teaching Artist: Alter Terra NonProfit, Tijuana Mexico.  Wicking Gardens

Teacher's Assistant: University of California, San Diego.  Performance Art

2012 Teacher's Assistant: Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego. Structures of Art

2011  Teaching Artist:  Knowledge Commons DC, Washington, DC. Experimental Drawing

2010 Teaching Artist: School of the Future, Brooklyn NY. Generating Ritual in the 21st Century 

Visiting Artist: Gallery See Beyond, Tokyo, Japan. Dada and Collage

Teaching Artist: Elsewhere, Greensboro N.C. Ephemeral Sculpture

2009 Visiting Artist: Iona Senior Services. Washington DC. Sculpting Memory

2008 Teaching Artist: Centre díart Contemporain. Carnac, France.  Everyday Sculpture

Teacher's Assistant:The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.  Women's Woodworking

2007 Teacher's Assistant: The American School in Switzerland, Thorpe, England.  Art in London

2002- present Visiting Artist: Anacortes School District Anacortes, WA. After School Art Program