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EDUCATION

Single-Subject Credential – Art (6/10)

East Bay State University, Hayward, CA

M.F.A. Painting and Drawing (4/06)
California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA

B.FA. Magna cum Laude, Painting and Printmaking (4/02)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI ”

Kyoto Seika University — Research Student (3/01 to 8/01)
Kyoto, Japan

AWARDS
Center for Art and Public Life Grant April 2006
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant January 2005
Faculty Award, University of Michigan May 2002
William H. Lewis Watercolor Award March 2002

COLLECTIONS
Chia-Ling Yu and Dan Stratton, Chicago, IL – Private Collection
Nancy Stevens, Indianoplis, IN – Private Collection
Danielle Perkins, Lafayette, LA – Private Collection
Elisha Wolfe and Rebecca Nole, Milwaukee, WI – Private Collection
Gerardo de la Barerra – Oaxaca, Mexico – Private Collection
Petkoski Architects Commission Detroit, MI 2003
Ford Motor Company Family Center Detroit, MI 2002

SOLO and TWO-PERSON SHOWS

2015

To Fortify the Forest, Oakstop Gallery, Oakland, CA

Striation, Betti Ono Gallery, Oakland, CA

Touching a New Intelligence, Google Headquarters, Mountainview, CA

2014

Songs and Sorrows: Days of the Dead Exhibition, The Oakland Museum of California, CA

Unearthed, Unveiled, Betti Ono Gallery, Oakland, CA

Touching a New Intelligence, City of Berkeley Customer Service Center Gallery, Berkeley, CA
The Teeming Rift, Addison Street Windows Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2011
Into the Fragility, Rockridge Library Gallery, Oakland, CA
Soft Fracture, Andalu, San Francisco, CA

2010
The Slow Return to Gentleness, The Conscious Collective, Oakland, CA

2009
Fluid Quest, Spare Room Project, San Francisco, CA

2004
Revisiting Patterns, Cafe de Troit Detroit, MI

2003
Learning to Live With Ghosts, Cafe de Troit Detroit, MI

GROUP SHOWS

2014

Songs and Sorrows: Days of the Dead Exhibition, The Oakland Museum of California,  Oakland, CA

2013
Slide (June 2013), Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
(Co-curator and participating artist)
Grand Opening Exhibition, NextSpace Co-working, Berkeley, CA and San Francisco, CA

2012
Box Art Auction, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
East Bay Open Studios, Jack London Pavilion, Oakland, CA
Preview Exhibition: East Bay Open Studios, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Oakland Art Murmur, Uptown Body and Fender, Oakland, CA

2011
Exploring Passions, CK Gallery, Oakland, CA
Atmospheric Park Pigments, Malonga Casquelord Center for the Arts, Oakland, CA
Preview Exhibition: East Bay Open Studios, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
East Bay Open Studios, Jack London Pavilion, Oakland, CA

2010
Life: Expressions of Living, Adobe Art Center, Castro Valley, CA
The Box Art Auction, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2009
Preview Exhibition: East Bay Open Studios, Pro Arts Gallery & Nitty Gritty Studios, Oakland, CA

2008
Turbulent Times, Photo Central, Hayward, CA
(Co-curator and participating artist)
At Play, Community Gallery at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA
Aquarelas, JanRae Gallery of the Women’s Cancer Resource Center Oakland, CA

2007
Push Play, group show, Oakpod Gallery, Oakland, CA
New Visions, group show, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006
Remnants, group show, Cellspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Graduate Thesis Exhibit California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Oax-i-fornia, travelling group show, Biblioteca Henestrosa Oaxaca Mexico,
Consulado General de Mexico, San Francisco, CA

2005
Nichos y Recuerdos, group show, Mission Cultural Center,
San Francisco, CA

2004
The Fifth Direction, group show, Mission Cultural Center,
San Francisco, CA
Intergenerational Project, group show, Ellen Kayrod Gallery Detroit,MI
Witness and Testify, group show, 4731 Gallery Detroit, MI