Born: outside Los Angeles, CA, 1976
MFA with honors, Sculpture, Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, 2006
BA, Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Apprenticeships:
2004 - 2007

Studio Assistant to Martin Puryear, artist, Accord, NY

2004 - 2007

Special Projects Assistant to Judy Pfaff, artist, Professor of Studio Arts, Bard College, Hudson River valley, NY

2001 - 2004

Studio and Teaching Assistant to Jane Rosen, artist, Professor UC Berkeley, San Gregorio, Berkeley, CA

Solo Exhibitions:
2018

What about a Self Portrait?, The Cost Annex, Boston, MA

2013-2014

In collaboration with Dorothy Albertini, poet, River Dig, Cambridge, MA

2011

Upfront, Feature Inc., New York, NY

2008

HOMEMAKER or You CAN Take It With You, Braunstein-Quay, San Fransisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2018-2019

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: South Boston Neighborhood Exhibition, curator Caitlin Foley,
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

2018

Boston Does Boston, curator Audrina Warren, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

2017

Directions, Studio Foundation Faculty Exhibition, Brant Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

2016

On The Wall, curator Deanne Sole, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV

Paraclete Benefit Show, 555 Gallery, Boston, MA

2015

Directions, Studio Foundation Faculty Exhibition, brant Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

2014

Foundation Faculty Invitational Exhibition, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institue, Brooklyn, NY

Are We Already Gone?, curator Negin Sharifzadeh, Flickerlab, New York, NY

2013

Talk To, curator Jill Slosburg-Ackerman, Arnheim Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

Found Object, curator Alisha Kerlin, Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

Directions, Studio Foundation Faculty Exhibition, Brant Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

2012

Bazaar, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011

Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

ReMaterial, curator Patrick Paine, The Humanities Gallery, LIU, Brooklyn, NY

On View, The McLoughlin Gallery, San Fransisco, CA

2010

Parts and Labor, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Power to the People, participant/ artist, Feature Inc., New York, NY

Inside Walls, curator R. Muller, the gallery at 431 South 5th, Brooklyn, NY

2009

The Loved Line, The Unloved Object, curator Ryan Muller, The Metric System, New York, NY

On Certainty, curator Rit Premnath, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Usufruct, curator Seth Nehil, Linfield College gallery, McMinnville, OR

2006

Bard MFA Thesis Exhibition, curator Max Hernandez Calvo, Red Hook, NY

2004

While You Were Out, curator Chris Sollars, 677 Shotwell, San Fransisco, CA

Bibilography:

upcoming, Document Destruction, details TBD

Featured in, and contributor to, Shifter Magazine

Jakki Spicer, Artweek, May, 2008. Vol. 39, Issue 4, pg. 14.

TJ Norris, Nov, 2007

Teaching:
2016-Present

Assistant Professor, Studio Foundations, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2016

Visiting Lecturer, Fine Arts 3d, Advanced Sculpture Studio, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2014-2018

Graduate Student Mentor, Sculpture, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2014-2016

Visiting Assistant Professor, Foundations Drawing, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Visiting Lecturer, Studio Foundations, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2014,2015

Instructor, Intersession Graduate School of Design, Harvard, Cambridge, MA

2012-2014

Assistant Professor, Studio Foundations, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2008-2012

Visiting Lecturer, Studio Foundations, Mass. College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Senior TA, Visual and Environmental Studies:
with Taylor Davis, 2008;
with Sophie Tottie, 2009-2010;
with Katarina Burin, 2011;
with Helen Mirra, 2010-2012 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2005-2007

Private and small-group drawing instruction, Hudson River valley, NY

2004-2009

Drawing workshop instructor, Jane Rosen head, San Gregorio, CA

2001-2003

Head TA, foundation and advanced drawing classes, UC Berkeley, CA


ARE (Aesthetic Relational Excercises) New York, NY and Boston, MA
At the heart of our collaboration lies an approach to observational drawing and art making based in protocols, scores and other generative programs adapted from the fields of drawing, dance and, movement awareness. This combined practiuce enhances perception and opens up possibilities for drawing by nourishing the connection between vision and our other senses.
Selected Workshops:

Collaborations:
2015

Tactile...Haptic...Drawing. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Working Drawing. Arts 29 Garden, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Drawing Architecture, Feeling and Form. Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2014

Drawing Movement and the Built Environment. GSD, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2012

Side-Effects. Occupational Art School, New York, NY

2011

Relational Drawing. Dia Art Foundation, Beacon, NY

Contours of the Head. The Noguchi Museum, Queens, NY

Mediating Contact. Festival of Ideas for the New City, New York, NY

Drawing Lab. The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Kinesthetics of Perspective. Trade School, New York, NY

Awards:

Derek Bok Center / Dean of Undergraduate Education at Harvard College, Distinction in Teaching, 2008

Milton and Sally Avery Fellow, Bard college, 2006

Talks:
2013, 2015

Gallery talk, Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2008, 2010

Talk, Ad Hoc Lecture Series, CCVA, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2009

"Guess and Check is Valid Math", in conversation with Christopher Perkins, engineer /
physicist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories (RHIC), Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, NY