EDUCATION
University of Iowa, August 2008-May 2012 (with distinction)
               BFA        Painting, concentrations in Drawing and Intermedia (Honors)
               BA          Art History (Honors); and Business Studies: Arts Management
               Certificate in Museum Studies


PUBLICATIONS
               “Using Play to Envision New Narratives," Youth Media Reporter, Special Issue: Our Desired Futures (w/National Alliance for Media Arts +
               Culture), April 20, 2017. http://www.youthmediareporter.org/2017/04/20/using-play-to-envision-new-narratives.


EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS AND PERFORMANCES
2017      We Had a Second Bathroom, direction and assistant production
              Phoenix Theater, Minneapolis, MN
              The Wall by Lamia Abukhadra and Leila Awadallah, performer
              Prospect Park Community Garden via The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
              We Had a Second Bathroom (workshop), direction and co-production
              Southern Theater, Savage Umbrella's 2017 Night of New Works, Minneapolis, MN
2016      The Beginning of Things and Fictions, creative direction, audio production and live performance (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Southern Theater, ARTshare Guest Residency, Minneapolis, MN
               Reclaiming The Narrative: Adventures in Arab Experimentalism by Leyya Tawil, co-facilitator and projectionist/performer
               Bedlam Theatre Lowertown, St. Paul, MN
2015      The Deep, creative direction (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, Minnesota Dance Festival, St. Paul, MN
2014       Epidermis I & II, creative direction (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Public Functionary, HOTROCITY Launch Party, Minneapolis, MN
               (In)humanity: A Study Through Movement (excerpts), creative direction and live performance (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Space Place Theater, UI Dance Alumni Event, Iowa City, IA
               Forbidden Fruit: Gems of the Northside, board member, marketing, graphic design (Digital Divide Documentary Empowerment Project)
               Capri Theater, Minneapolis, MN
               (In)humanity: A Study Through Movement, creative direction (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Southern Theater, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, MN
               Inferno, video and animation (James Sewell Ballet)
               Goodale Theater, Cowles Center for Dance, Minneapolis, MN
               Inferno, video and animation (James Sewell Ballet)
               Hansen Theater, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN
2013       Art Is Easy in 2014 by Emily Gastineau, participating artist
               Minnesota Biennial (,,,), The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
               Memoryscape, creative direction and animation (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Intermedia Arts, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, MN
2012      Reflections: An Exploration of Private Moments in Public Spaces, two-artist performance (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Black Box Theater, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
               SAAH Graduating Seniors 2012, group exhibition
               Eve Drewelowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
               Honors in Studio Arts 2012, group exhibition
               The Ark Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
               Reflections: An Exploration of Private Moments in Public Spaces, two-artist performance (Dance & Other Behaviors)
               Halsey Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
               Surrogate People Looking at Surrogate Art, solo exhibition
               The Ark Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
               Rock the Lighthouse Benefit, group exhibition and auction
               First Avenue, 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN
               Corridor, solo exhibition
               Blank Honors Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2011       Intimacy, two-artist exhibition
               Market-Dubuque Display Space, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
               Artists' Mark'it, group exhibition of collaborative works
               Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
               UI Engineers Without Borders Fundraiser, group exhibition and auction
               Old Brick, Iowa City, IA
2010      The Dinner Party, collaborative performance, Intermedia Open House Fall 2010
               Studio Arts Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2009      Karma Art, group exhibition and auction
               Riverside Theatre, Iowa City, IA


LECTURES, PANELS AND PRESENTATIONS
2017      “Trends in Youth Media Programs"
               Alliance for Community Media 2017 Annual Conference "Rivers to Cross", Minneapolis, MN
2015      “It's All About Access: Engaging Youth, Amplifying Voices and Re-Framing the 'Digital Divide'"
               Twin Cities Media Alliance Fall Media Forum 2015, Minneapolis, MN
2015      “Understanding the Media”
               MN Military Teen Summit, Brooklyn Park, MN
2012      “Shirin Neshat: Bridging the Gap Between Islamic Art and a Western Market”
               Undergraduate Art History Society Symposium, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2011      “Public Transportation and Unsuspecting Strangers in the Work of Artist Jordan Lee Thompson”
               November Shambaugh House Series, Earthwords Literary Magazine, Iowa City, IA


JURYING
               Altered Esthetics Film Festival 2017, Creative Vision Award


BIBLIOGRAPHY
               Michelle Hand et al. (ed.), Murmurations Magazine 1, no. 3 (September, 2013).
               Jessica Jenkins (ed.), Earthwords 32: 54-55. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, 2012.
               Tonja Robins et al. (ed.), Cedar Valley Divide (2012): 8, 34.
               The Aberrant Parade Literary Review Online (February, 2012).
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