Curriculum Vitae

(b. 1981, Lakewood, California. Lives and works in Anaheim, California.)

Education

2020, MFA Visual Art (candidate), Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

2013, MA Spiritual Formation and Soul Care,​ ​Biola University, La Mirada, CA 

2003, BA Journalism, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020 Portraits on Estrangement,​ Duke Gallery, Azusa, CA 

2019 Unblushed,​ I Gallery, Azusa, CA

2019 New Portraits,​ Exit Gallery, Azusa, CA

2015 Truth + Beauty,​ Black Umbrella Art Gallery, Garden Grove, CA

2015 In Process,​ Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, CA 

2014 Wherever Else​, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Silver: An Analog Photography Exhibit​, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

2019 Having Been There​, Irvine Civic Center, Irvine, CA 

2019 Growing Up​, Altadena Library, Altadena, CA 

2019 Varying Perspectives,​ Progress Gallery, Pomona, CA 

2019 Community,​ ContraArtGallery,Orange,CA

2019 Out There​, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2019 SoCal MFA Annual Exhibition,​ Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA 

2018 Bridge,​ EXPO Fine Art Center, Long Beach, CA

2018 Summertime​, Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

2018 Shared : Vision​, Inland Empire Museum of Art, Upland, CA 

2018 Women in Sports​, Biscailuz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2018 Trappings,​ Gallery 825, LosAngeles,CA

2018 Bunk​, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Others Imagining,​ Biola University, La Mirada, CA

2017 CHAOSMOS,​ Exhale Unlimited Gallery, LosAngeles,CA

2016 Port of Long Beach Photo Gallery,​ Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2016 Into the Forest,​ Greenly Gallery, Signal Hill, CA

2016 Artful Healing​, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA 

2016 Open​, Hellada Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2014 WE Show,​ WE Labs, Long Beach, CA

2009 Exposure,​ HelladaGallery, LongBeach, CA

Awards, Grants & Residencies

2019 Finalist,​ T​aylor Wessing Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2019 Development Grant, The Grove Center, Valley Center, CA 

2016 Artist in Residence, Holy Trinity Church, Costa Mesa, CA 

2015 Artist in Residence, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO

Curation

2019 Growing Up​, Altadena Library District, Altadena, CA

2019 Varying Perspectives,​ Progress Gallery, Pomona, CA

2019 Her​, Black Umbrella Art Gallery, Garden Grove, CA

2019 Female Artists: Past and Present,​ Inland Empire Museum of Art, Upland, CA

Commissions & Collections

2015 City of Garden Grove, ​Lampshades on Main Street,​ Painter, Garden Grove, CA 

2015 “Hammer is the Prayer,” Black Umbrella Art Gallery, Collection, Garden Grove, CA

Presentations

2019 Guest Artist Presenter, Arts Praxis, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN, November 18.

2019 “Female Photographers: An Exploration of Embodiment, Identity, and Gender,” session chair Cindi Beth Johnson, Christians in the Visual Arts Biennial Conference, St. Paul, MN, June 14.

Teaching Experience

2019-Present, TA, Photo 1, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA 2019-Present, Instructor, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA

2017-2018 Substitute Professor, Photo I, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, 

2007-2016 Education Manager, Tuttle Cameras, Long Beach, CA 

Professional Experience

2006-Present, CLS Photography, Photographer​,​ Anaheim, CA

Volunteer Experience

2018-Present, Darkroom Assistant, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

Using Format