Selected Exhibitions

 

2015: ways to lighten up, Splinters & Logs, New York NY

Make Things (Happen), Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014: I Paint You. You Paint Me, Bric Arts, New York, NY

I Paint You. You Paint Me, Ed. Varie, New York, NY

I Paint You. You Paint Me, Bartertown, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

Make Things (Happen), NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

2013: This is the Sound of Someone Losing the Plot, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

MyNerva, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

The West Coast, Uprise Art Pop-up, New York, NY

Uprise Art, Online

Artstar, Online

2012: PensalArte,Il Bosco delle Soluzioni, Milan, Italy

People’s Ping Pong Party, Present Company, New York, NY

Featured Artist, Little Paper Planes, Online

I Paint You. You Paint Me, Art In Odd Places, New York, NY

I Paint You. You Paint Me, Bartertown (Trading Post X), Dumbo Arts Festival, New York, NY

2011: The Eagle, Bull, and Bear, Little Paper Planes, Online

Son of a Pip, Pips Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

The Magic Mountain, with Gareth Spor, Noma Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Celebrating Fulbright in Nepal, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Festival of New Ideas, Laundromat Project at the New Museum, New York, NY

2010: Ci Metto una Croce Sopra, with Alessandro Gorla, RGB46, Rome, Italy

Procurato Allarme, Stamperia del Tevere and Love & Dissent, Rome, Italy

Geometries, Solo Exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal

2009: Flatlandia, RGB46, Rome, Italy

Retractions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2008: Dream On!, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

The Hypnotic Show, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Distributed Exhibition, ICA, San Jose, CA

Intellectual Property, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC

Wall/Paper, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC

2007: Shapes and Sizes, Area 405, Baltimore, MD

Connective Situations, University of Delaware, Willmington, DE

Street Scenes, WPA, Washington, DC

Exchange, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA and Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD.

2006: E3-Painters, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC

2005: Indistinct in the Twilight, Panhwa Art Studio, Washington, DC

Where is the Peace, The Warehouse, Washington, DC

2003: In Progress, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC

2001: Citiescape, Universita' del Politecnico, Milan, Italy.

Traversias Contextuales, ICAIC, La Habana, Cuba.

 

Education

 

2009: MFA, California College of the Arts, concentration in Social Practice, San Francisco, CA

2001: BFA, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC

 

Fellowships, Residencies and Awards

 

2014 - Present: Board Member of The New York Chapter of the Fulbright Alumni Organization

2014: Un-Residency, Ed Varie, New York

2013: Flux Factory, New York, NY

2012: Summer Decompression Camp, Corniolo Art Platform, Corniolo, Italy

2011: Create Change Fellowship, Laundromat Project, New York, NY

2009-10: Fulbright Fellowship, Kathmandu, Nepal

2009: Finalist Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, San Francisco, CA

Semifinalist Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

2007-2008: Artist in Education at Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2006: E3 Painters, Residency at Transformer Gallery, Washington DC

2002: Best Young Artist Award, ICA, Washington DC

2000: Martha Von Hirsch Memorial Scholarship for Sculpture, Washington DC

 

Workshops, Panels and Teaching

 

2012-Current: Clinical Information Systems Training Analyst, Allscripts and NSLIJ, New Hide Park, NY

2013: Open Engagement Conference, Queens Museum, New York, NY

2010-2012: Adobe CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5 Instructor at New Horizons Computer Learning Center, New York, NY

2010: A Collaborative Model, with Ashmina Ranjit, Jyamirkot, Nepal

On Thangka Painting, Martin Chautari, Kathmandu, Nepal

2009: TA for Life Drawing, CCA, Oakland, CA

2008-2009: Mentor for “First Year Honors” program at CCA. Oakland, CA.

Film-making instructor at College Track. Oakland, CA

2007-2009: Mindscapes, painting project with seniors at CEYA, San Francisco, CA

2008: Social Practice West, panel at SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2007: Workshop co-leader with Breck Brunson and Nilay Lawson at Art Lab at the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC

 

Design

 

2014: Website for Clifton Commons, a property managed by Related Real Estate and Jones Lang LaSalle

Record Cover for California by Sheldon Williams

Record Cover for Made from Scratch by Sheldon Williams

2012: Logo and Business Card for BE Styling, New York, NY

2012: Logo, Avatar, Record Cover and Record Release Flyer for Collage Artworks, Durham, NC

2011: Logo for Calabash Yoga, a yoga studio based in Shrub Oak, New York

2010: Logo for Skronch, online company

Logo for Valet Laundry, a company based in New York, NY

2007-2008: Videographer for CCA Graduate lecture series. Duties involve filming editing and creating DVDs, San Francisco, CA.

2007: Assistant animator on John Jota Leanos’ “Imperial Silence Act IV”, San Francisco, CA

2004-2007: CD cover, posters and flyer for I Am a Tree by Sitali

Fliers and banners for the I.S.O., Washington, DC

 

Selected Press and Publications

 

2014: Featured artist on Landfill, Issue 4,  online and in print

2014: On Laboring for Love, Art Practical

2013: Interview on the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Blog

2012: Interview on Little Paper Planes Blog

2011: Magic Mountain, by Aimee Le Duc, Celebrating Fulbright in Nepal, Fulbright Commission, Nepal  

The Cultural Geometry of Piero Passacantando, by Simon Hogdson (www.cca.edu)

2010: Shapes and Circles, Kathmandu post, Nepal

Thangka: Art or Craft?, Republica, Nepal

Beyond the Lines and Shapes, Himalayan Times, Nepal

Interview on Image FM 97.9 with Chirag Bangdel

Thangka Through the Centuries, Kathmandu Post, Nepal

2009: I’m a Park and You’re a Deer, (Publisher: Practice and Practice)

Golden Gate Park (Publisher: Blurb.com)

MISSION 17: 2004-2009, Mission 17, (Publisher: Mission 17)

2008: Dream On! by Mathew Rana, The Shotgun Review

There is No Two Without Three  (Publisher: Lulu.com)

2006: Exchange published by WPA, Washington DC

2003: In Progress published by the Corcoran Museum of Art