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MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2004 (Sculpture and Performance)
Post Baccalaureate Brandeis University, 2001 (Sculpture)
BFA University of Washington, 1996 (Painting)

2013 Columbus School for Girls Endowment, Elizabeth Ireland Graves Foundation
2012 Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant (Multi‐arts)
2011 Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant (Multi‐arts)
2009 Anonymous Grant, $5000 for the film Ganzfeld
2008 Independent Film Project (IFP) Grant, $50,000; A Thing as Big as the Ocean
2006 CAAP grant award (Music), Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs
2005 CAAP grant award (Performance), Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs
2001 Brandeis Festival of the Arts grant (Sculpture)
1999 Belleview Sculpture Biennial honorarium
1996 University of Washington Painting Scholarship

2013 Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (Visual Art)
2013 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Visual Art)
2012 Kimmel Harding Nelson Artist Residency (Sculpture)
2010 Roy Hart Theater, France, with Stridulate
2009‐2010 Musiciancorps Fellow for Music National Service, Chicago
2008 Kimmel Harding Nelson Artist Residency (Composing), Nebraska
2007 Catwalk Residency (Video) Catskills, NY
2002 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship (Visual Art)

Every House Has a Door; 2009‐present
Decline of Ballooning Actor, Set Design. dir. Brian Torrey Scott Rinocerous Fest, 2010
We Were the World Actor/Collaborator/Musician, dir. Brian T. Scott, Rino Fest, 2008
Ghost Light Solo Performance w/Dexter Bullard, Looptopia, Chicago, 2008
Site Unseen Solo Performance w/Plasticene, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 2007
Detail From the Mountainside Actor dir. Brian Torrey Scott, Rinocerous, Fest, 2005
Discarded Landscape Collaborator, Actor, dir. Brian Torrey Scott, Rinocerous Fest, 2004
Alice Collaborator Actor, dir. Brian Torrey Scott w/The Neofuturists, 2004
Air.Tact.Light. Collaborator, Actor, dir. Brian Torrey Scott, PacEdge Festival, 2004

Ganzfeld (2011) Feature film; Actor, Producer, Collaborator.
A Thing as Big as the Ocean (2008) Feature film; Producer, Lead actor.
The Objects of Living (2007) Short film; Actor/Writer/Improvisor.
The Bite (2007) 2007 Animated Short; screened at The National Film Board of Canada, BauHaus University and others.


Sony Center Berlin, Collaboration with Daniela Ehemann
3 Walls, Chicago, Collaboration with Daniela Ehemann, 2012
Art on the River, Dubuque IA, 2012
Art in the Woods, Nebraska City, 2012
Nancy Bardawil Private Gallery, Drawing and Sculpture 2011
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Public Sculpture 2000
Meydenbauer Convention Center, Sculptural Installation 2000
The College of William and Mary, Drawing Competion 1999


Saizo, LLC.

Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City

2012 Pretty Girls Don’t Just Talk to Me; Produced by Leroy Bach; Leroy Bach: Bass, David Hilliard: Drums, Sam Wagster: Guitar
2009 Stridulate; Vocal/Movement Improvisation Ensemble
2008 We Were the World; (Musical) libretto by Brian Torrey Scott
2007 The Myth of Heroics; Produced by Emmett Kelly; Emmett Kelly: Drums, Bass
2007 The Objects of Living; Film Soundtrack
2006-7 Solo Tour; TX, CO, CA, OR, WA, IL, MI, IN, IA, UT, ID
2005 Big Amazing Songs; Produced by Naivete Records; Dominic Johnson: Strings, Spencer Matern: Drums

2005‐2008 Adjunct Professor, Westwood College
Intro to Design, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Color Theory, Final Cut Pro, Art History
2010 Visiting Lecturer, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Film Department, DIY Filmmaking
2009‐2011 Artist in Residence, Holstein Park
2009‐2011 Teaching Artist at Pulaski Elementary for Urban Gateways & CCAP
2009‐2011 Teaching Artist for CTC (Northwestern University)
2009 Visiting Lecturer, Columbia College, Film Department; Andrzej Wajda’s Kanal
2007‐2011 Teaching Artist for CAPE; Animation, Acting, Video, and Sculpture
2002‐2004 Teaching Assistant; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Alternative Photographic Techniques, Beginning 3D Design, Metals
2000‐2001 Teaching Assistant; Brandeis University; Intro to Drawing, Intro to Sculpture


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