Education

(2017)

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL), Master of Fine Arts – Visual Art

2014

Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA), Summer Studio Program

2012

CCA Extension (San Francisco, CA), The Series, Painting: Abstraction

2009

University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI), Bachelor of Fine Arts & Dance Certificate

 

Solo Exhibitions & Performances

2015

Tryfecta, Little Boxes Theater, San Francisco, CA

2014

Secret Spaces, Virginia Commonwealth University Fine Arts Building, Richmond, VA

2012

New Works, Brittany Baxton-Ramus, San Francisco, CA.

2009

How to Bury Cotton Balls, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions & Performances

2015

Open Box, Little Boxes Theater, San Francisco, CA

2014

Autumn Lights Festival, Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA

Meat Grinder, Virginia Commonwealth University Fine Arts Building, Richmond, VA

2013

Upgrade SF: Networked Gestures, Asterisk, San Francisco, CA.

2012

Fabrication, Last Ave Window Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Chillin’ Productions, Group Show Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA.

Guerilla Art, Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2011

Anniversary Group Show, Wonderland Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

La Gran Pachanga, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Guerilla Art, Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2010

Dollhouse, Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Jack Fischer, Juror.

Chillin’ Production’s Holiday Show, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA.

2009

Thy Joys of Painterin’, 7TH Floor Gallery, Madison, WI.

Assume Nothing, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL. Peter Jones, Juror.

Save! 12 Voluptuous Tramps, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI.

Impromptu, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI.

Illumination Gallery, Open Book Café, Madison, WI.

2008

Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diasporas, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI.

Fall Faculty Concert, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Madison, WI.

H’Doubler Student Concert, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Madison, WI.

The Pain and the Yearning: An old woman experiences pain and yearning, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI.  Wendy Cooper, Guest Curator.

 

Teaching Experience

2016

Course Assistant – University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Color Theory

2015

Course Assistant – University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Visual Language: On Objects

2005-09

Assistant Artistic Director – Illuminations Dance Department (Monroe, WI)

Teacher & Choreographer for K-12 classes

2006

Master Class Teacher  - Monroe High School Fine Arts Festival (Monroe, WI)

Plein-Air Painting and Site Specific Tree Sculpture

2004-5

Student Teacher Aide – Monroe High School (Monroe, WI)

2D and 3D Visual Studies

 

Artist Talks

2010

Dollhouse Artist Talks – Arc Studios & Gallery (San Francisco, CA)

2009

Illumination Artist Talks  - Open Book Café (Madison, WI)

 

Volunteering

2011-14

Southern Exposure – 3030 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Assisted with events and exhibition preparation

 

Performance Production

2008-10

Backstage Manager – Kanopy Dance Company (Madison, WI) 

Assistant to Stage Manager and Artistic Directors

2005-09

Asst. Artistic Director - Illuminations Dance Dept. (Monroe, WI)

Choreographer & Assistant to Artistic Director

 

Publications

2009

Illumination – Vol. 6, No. 1 (Madison, WI)

Undergraduate Journal of Humanities, pg. 11-13

2008

The Daily Cardinal – Dec. 10(Madison, WI)

Photo and review of group exhibition, pg. 5

 

Awards & Achievements

2015

Arts, Science & Culture Graduate Collaboration Grant – University of Chicago Arts

Humanities Tuition Fellowship – University of Chicago

2014

Sculpture Summer Studio Program Scholarship – Virginia Commonwealth University.

2007

William F. Vilas Grant, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

2005

Albert Geigel Scholarship, University of Wisconsin – Madison. 

Leonard G. Maske Scholarship, University of Wisconsin – Madison.