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EDUCATION

2012
MFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Fine Arts; Photography

2009
MAE, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2006
MA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Philosophy; emphasis in Aesthetics/Photo Theory

2003
BA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013
- Alumni Invitational, Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX
- CAMS, Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX
- Semmes Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2012
- Transitions, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
- Mountains Were Oceans, MFA Thesis Show, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- Regarding Place, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2011
- Self, Observed, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
- Regarding Place, Peri Centre of Photography, Turku, Finland
- Food Fight, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN
- Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- Untitled 8, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

2010
- New Texas Talent XVI, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
- North of the 45th Parallel 2010, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI
- Emergent Event, Mildred's Lane Opening Night, Beach Lake, PA
- The Visual Craze, Coffman Union Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- Girl, Please!, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
- Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- 4th Annual Summer Juried Show, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud, MN
- While in Class, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
- Here and Now, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
- Unlivable Body, solo show, MAE thesis exhibition, TTU Junction Center Gallery, Junction, TX
- Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Gallery 1, Lubbock, TX

2008
- Cantanker Issue 6, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX
- Transition, solo show, J&B coffee house, Lubbock, TX
- For the Love of the Page, Texas Tech University library, Lubbock, TX

2007
- Transition, RENDr Gallery, Lubbock, TX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012-present -- Adjunct Professor -- University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
2012-present -- Adjunct Professor -- Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX
2010-2012 -- Instructor -- Introduction to Photography, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2011-2012 -- Assistant to Director of Graduate Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2009-2012-- Lab attendant -- Digital Service Bureau, Minneapolis, MN
2009-2010 -- Teaching Assistant – Introduction to Photography, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2008-2009 -- Instructor – Rethinking Art Education, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2008 -- Teaching Assistant – Rethinking Art Education, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2007 -- Teaching Assistant – Art History Survey I, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2007 -- Teaching Assistant – Art Appreciation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2007 --Academic Adviser – Texas Tech University Arts & Sciences Department, Lubbock, TX
2006 -- Instructor – Ethics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2005 -- Teaching Assistant – Ethics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2005 -- Teaching Assistant – World Religions, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

AWARDS/GRANTS

2011
Gus Gustafson Memorial Photography Fellowship
Graduate Research Partnership Program Grant, University of Minnesota
Graduate Professional Development Award, University of Minnesota

2010
Graduate Conference Travel Award, University of Minnesota
Graduate Professional Development Award, University of Minnesota

2007
Helen Devitt Jones Academic Scholarship, Texas Tech University
Presidential Academic Scholarship, Texas Tech University

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS
2013
(forthcoming) Artist Talk -- Dislocated: Sick Body, Society for Photographic Education South Central Conference, Houston, TX
(forthcoming) Artist Talk, -- Dislocated: Sick Body, Society for Photographic Education Midwest Conference, Lincoln, NE

2009
Visiting Artist, Women and the Arts – Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies, University
of Minnesota

2008
Visiting Artist, Rethinking Art Education – Visual Studies, Texas Tech University
Instructor -- Digital Photography workshop, Texas Tech University
Instructor -- Ceramics: Hand-building and Wheel workshop, Texas Tech University

PUBLICATIONS

2013 -- Transitions, Beijing, China
2009 -- Harbinger Literary Journal, Lubbock, TX
2008 -- Cantanker Issue 6, Austin, TX