i was born in 1983 in warren, ohio.
i spend my time between santa fe, new mexico and the WESTERN OKAY.

MFA, Writing, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, 2017
MA, Liberal Arts, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM, 2007
BA, English, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, 2005

Teacher Certification - Secondary Education, Teacher Certification - Elementary Education, Highest Honors, Santa Fe Community College, 2022
New Mexico Level One Alternative 6-12 Secondary & K-8 Elementary Licenses, with Endorsement in Language Arts, Visual Arts, Technology Education

Gradients (with Charlie Smith), Radical Abacus, Santa Fe, NM
The Art Motel (Meow Wolf), Life is Beautiful, Las Vegas, NV

Fall Forward, Faculty/Staff Exhibition, Bard College, NY
FOURD, curated by Lizzy Chiappini and Grace Caiazza, Rhinebeck, NY
We Do Us, curated by CHERYL, Ghent, NY
23some, MFA thesis exhibition, Bard College Exhibition Center, Red Hook, NY
Falcon's Nest (Part 2), Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
Raylets, Radical Abacus, Santa Fe, NM

Strike Up the Band, Waterfront at Art/Life Institute, Kingston, NY
Present Tense, Faculty/Staff Exhibition, Bard College, NY
It's After the End of the World, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA
Utilities, Radical Abacus, Santa Fe, NM

We Are Here, Faculty/Staff Exhibition, Bard College, NY
Currents International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM
The Armory Show, Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Santa Fe, NM
Plaid Show, Counter Culture Cafe, Santa Fe, NM

AHA Progressive Arts Festival, Santa Fe, NM
Grey Beginnings (with Martha Tuttle), Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM
Dead Letter Office, Radical Abacus, Santa Fe, NM
Rare Earth, Caldera, Santa Fe, NM
Nimbus (Meow Wolf), Luminaria, San Antonio, TX
Fun-A-Day, The Tan, Albuquerque, NM

OmegaMart (Meow Wolf), Santa Fe, NM
PS I Love You, Caldera, Santa Fe, NM
USEA 2012, The Tan, Albuquerque, NM

The Due Return (Meow Wolf), Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
AHA Progressive Arts Festival, Santa Fe, NM
Glitteropolis (Meow Wolf), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State U, Las Cruces, NM

Habitats (Meow Wolf), Santa Fe, NM
The Moon is to Live On (Meow Wolf), Santa Fe, NM
Salon, Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Slideluck Potshow, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM

MoMA Library, New York, NY
Judy Pfaff

Segue Reading Series, Zinc Bar, New York, NY, November 2014
Time Lapse Lounge, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (with Meow Wolf), March 2012
Snow Poems, Marji Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, January 2012
World-building and game design, Santa Fe Complex, Santa Fe, NM

Fact-Simile, 3.2, Autumn/Winter 2011, Santa Fe, NM (verse/photography)
Mayo Review, 2009, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX (verse)
Santa Fe Trend, 2007, Santa Fe, NM (photography)
BathHouse Hypermedia Journal, 4.1, 2006, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI (verse/photography)

Objects as Friends, Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys, Photo-Eye Magazine, November 25, 2013
Discussion: The Pearl, Caldera Culture Review, September 27, 2013
File Room, Dayanita Singh, Photo-Eye Magazine, September 2, 2013
Illuminance, Rinko Kawauchi, Photo-Eye Magazine, January 12, 2012
Fred Herzog, Fred Herzog, Photo-Eye Magazine, July 19, 2011
Tennis Courts, Giasco Bertoli, Photo-Eye Magazine, July 1, 2011
Elsewhere, Nealy Blau, Photo-Eye Magazine, April 25, 2011
Underdog Suite, Cat Tuong Nguyen, Photo-Eye Magazine, October 15, 2010
Sunshine Pulse, Aki Tanaka, Photo-Eye Magazine, August 31, 2010
Quebec, Photo-Eye Magazine, July 20, 2010
Mobil 100, Martin Fengel + Bernd Zimmer, Photo-Eye Magazine, March 30, 2010
Dogwalk / Out of Sight, Tina Enghoff + Kent Klich, Photo-Eye Magazine, February 9, 2010
Another Summer, Terri Weifenbach, Photo-Eye Magazine, December 16, 2009

The Big Four-Oh: 40 acts you've just gots to know (Alamo Sun), Santa Fe Reporter, Alex De Vore, June 24, 2014
Watchlist: Cultural Power Players, Santa Fe Reporter, Enrique Limón, May 20, 2014
Solar Powered Sounds: Alamo Sun, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican, Loren Bienvenu, July 19, 2013
Material World, ArtSlant, Kate Skelly, May 30, 2013
The Personal Touch, Santa Fe Reporter, Arianna Sullivan, April 11, 2013
Young Minds Run Free at Toy-Making Workshop, Albuquerque Journal North, Kathaleen Roberts, February 26, 2012
Breaking...and Making UpSanta Fe Reporter, Matthew Irwin, February 22, 2012
Learning Curve: Art project brings students together, Santa Fe New Mexican, Robert Nott, November 6, 2011
Kids' creativity helps shape art ship, Santa Fe New Mexican, Robert Nott, May 8, 2011
Music is (over) Power(ing), finitefoto, David Ondrik, December 2009

Teacher, English Language Arts
Santa Fe Public Schools, Santa Fe, NM, 2020-present
Creative Director, Project Manager, Digital Fabrication Specialist, Due Return Narrative Team Lead, Chimera Curriculum Coordinator, &c, &c, &c, ...
Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, NM, 2010-2013; 2017–2019
Program Mentor
Low Residency MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2017—2018
MFA Teaching Fellow & Digital Classroom Technician
Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2014-2017
Freelance Web and Graphic Design
Clients: Lisa Sanditz, Kenji Fujita, Barbara Kilpatrick, Rebecca Godfrey, 2014-2017
Studio Assistant
Pat Steir, 2014-15
Contributing Faculty and Administrative Assistant
Courses taught: Intermedia 2D/3D/4D; Interdisciplinary Arts Collective, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM, 2012-2014
Visiting Artist
Lead With the Arts, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, 2012
Cut + Paste Society, Santa Fe, NM, 2012
ISEA2012 Education Program and Santa Fe Events Coordinator
516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM and NM Highlands Americorps Arts-Culture-Technology Program, Las Vegas, NM, 2011-2012
Co-founder, Lead Instructor and Curriculum Coordinator
CHIMERA (Partnership between Meow Wolf & the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 2011-12
Imaging Specialist
Palace of the Governors Photography Archives, Santa Fe, NM, 2008-2011
AVID Program Tutor
Santa Fe Public Schools, Santa Fe, NM, 2007
Book Scanner
Internet Archive, San Francisco, CA, 2006
Writing Tutor
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, 2003-2005
Costume and Scene Shop Technician
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, 2000-2003