Education

Master of Fine Arts, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2008

2005

 

Art Exhibitions

2017

 

 

 

2015

 

2014

 

 

 

2013

2012

2005

 

2004

 

Missed, Solo Exhibition, Mouth, Brooklyn, NY

Dance Film; Deconstructed w/ Emily Smith and Lucy Kerr, *Film Screening, BkSD, Brooklyn, NY

Beyond the Barrel, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, Niagara Falls, NY

Muerto Por Favor, *Film Screening, Mono No Aware, Brooklyn, NY

Wish You Were Here 16, A.I.R. Gallery Annual Postcard Show, Brooklyn, NY

Missed, Solo Exhibition, Ro, Buffalo, NY

Trimania, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY

City of Night, Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo, Silo City, Buffalo, NY

Artpark Fairy House Festival, Artpark, Lewiston, NY

Fairy Houses, Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, NY

Living Legacy, Buffalo Arts Studio, Juried by ELAB, Buffalo, NY

Trimania, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY

Project Mist - Whispers and Rages, Gallery 164, Buffalo, NY

Thesis Show, Central Terminal, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Rumsey Potenza Exhibition, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Another Dead Fish, One Hour Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Too Cool For School, One Hour Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

 

Spectacle Design

2010

 

2009

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

Last of My Species II, Dir. Frank Maugeri, Redmoon, Chicago, IL

Links Hall Toy Theatre Festival, Links Hall, Chicago, IL

PRESIDENT OBAMA WHITE HOUSE HALLOWEEN PARTY, Redmoon, Washington D.C.

Last of My Species, Dir. Frank Maugeri, Redmoon, Chicago, IL

Winter Pageant Redux, Dir. Vanessa Stalling, Redmoon, Chicago, IL

Lunatique, Redmoon, Chicago, IL

Objects in Motion Festival, The Building Stage, Chicago, IL

The Building Stage Toy Theatre Festival, The Building Stage, Chicago, IL

Winter Pageant Redux, Dir. Vanessa Stalling, Redmoon, Chicago, IL

The Great Blondin, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

 

Recognitions / Awards

Fairy House Festival Grand Prize Winner, Artpark, Lewiston, NY

Edes and Rosen Foundation Award Finalist, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Edes and Rosen Foundation Award Semi Finalist, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Michael Merritt Scholarship for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, Chicago, IL

Yale Graduate Portfolio Review at Lincoln Center, “The Clambake,” New York, NY

Young Designer’s Forum, United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference, Houston, TX

Graduate Assistantship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Outstanding Student in Art, Carl E. and Virginia W. Sentz Award, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Exchange Student, Rotary Club International, Brazilia, Brazil

2014

2013

2010

2008

 

 

2005

2004

2000

Teaching  

Visiting Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Adjunct Lecturer/Guest Artist, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

2013-2016 

2008-2009

 

Speaking Engagements

Project Mist - Designing a Film, Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, Buffalo, NY

Project Mist, Histrionics for Cultural Preservation Conference, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Stop Motion Film Making - Cake, Rotary Club International, Westminster East, London, England

Rotary Exchange Experience, Rotary Club International, Niagara Falls, NY

2013

2012

2011

2001

 

Publications

Love, Lust, Longing & Truth, Collaboration with Jennifer Kite-Powell, La Vie Books

Favorite Makers: Chantal Calato, The Willary - Debbie Baer

Last of My Species, American Theatre Magazine, November Issue

2017

2015

2009