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EDUCATION

Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY, 2018
Master of Fine Arts, Art Program, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal, QC, 2007

EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2019
Terra Foundation for American Art Summer Residency: Open Studios, Giverny, France
What Hath God Wrought, screening and panel discussion organized by The Collaborative
Center for Storm, Space, and Seismic Research, Picture Room, Brooklyn, NY

2018
Whitney Museum Independent Study Program Studio Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, NY
The End, Secret Dungeon (screening), Brooklyn, NY

2017
She thought her body was dissolving into foam, Sla307, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Come as you are, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montréal, QC
Soft Skills, The James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, curated by Kaegan Sparks, New York, NY
Chapters, Book Arts in Southern California, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2016
People Who Work Here, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
Notes on how to be a human, curated by Natasha Chaykowski, Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
A Stay in the Paphos Loop, curated by Maxime Van Melkebeke, Offspace.xyz, Brooklyn, NY
If you hear my voice clap once, Payfauxn, Brooklyn, NY

2015
J.E.M, Side Effects Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Promise of Something and Nothing, curated by Ann Harezlak, Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles
826NYC Exhibition & Auction, organized by Marcel Dzama, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
3rd National Louisiana Biennial: Juried Exhibition, curated by Naima Keith, Ruston, LA

2014
Pool Heat, organized by Anne Guro Larsmon, Verdens Ende Kunstforening, Tjøme, Norway
The Last Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Amazon Solitaire, curated by Akina Cox, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Nacked Gäubigen / Be Leaf Me, curated by Davida Nemeroff, Infernoesque, Berlin, DE
Shipwrecked, KCHUNG Radio, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Suitable Solutions, curated by Vivian Sming, Search Space, Los Angeles, CA
Subject Matters, CalArts Graduate Exhibition, Mandarin Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
A Quickening That Translates Through You Into Action, MFA Thesis, California Institute of the Arts, CA

2012
LAND, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore, SG
This is All We Have in Common, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, CA
One Night Last Stand, curated by Rebecca St.John and Corina Kennedy, Hôtel de la Montagne, Montréal, QC

ARTIST BOOKS

Work Life Harmony, 75 pages, spiral bound, color, edition of 100
Published by Sming Sming Books + Objects, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Library Collection

The Tick vs. The Hum, 36 pages, saddle-stitched, single color Risograph, edition of 100
Published by Golden Spike Press, Los Angeles, 2015
Whitney Museum Library Collection

RESIDENCIES

Terra Foundation for American Art, Giverny, France, 2019
Tropical Lab 6, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, SG, 2012
Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT, 2010


AWARDS AND GRANTS

Research & Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, 2019
Project Grant, Office of Student Affairs, California Institute of the Arts, CA, 2013
Graduate Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 2012
Research Scholarship, Fonds de recherche, société et culture, Government of Québec, 2011
Entrance Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 2011
Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant, Johnson, VT, 2010




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