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EDUCATION

2014   Master of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, 3-D Media, California State University, Long Beach

2010   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, 3-D Media, California State University, Long Beach

2002   Associate of Arts, Highest Honor, Studio Arts, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (*denotes Solo Exhibitions)

2019   Sway Group Exhibition, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, CA

           *to-gather, Flux Art Space, Long Beach, CA 

2017   No Restraint, ARK Gallery, Altadena, CA

           Pump Biennial, The Packard, Long Beach, CA

           Strings Attached, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

           32nd Made In California (MICA) Juried Exhibition, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

           CA101 2017 Art Show, It Takes A Village, Redondo Beach, CA

2016  2016 Southern California/Baja Biennial, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

           Shift and Fade, BLAM Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

           *FOUND,  Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

2015   30th Made In California (MICA) Juried Exhibition, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

2014   Fiber, Fibre, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Home Makers?, Cypress Tunnel, Los Angeles, CA

            CA 101 2014, Galleries with A View, Redondo Beach Pier Plaza, Redondo Beach, CA

           *綁 bǎng, BOUND, Max L. Gatov West Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            MFA Biennial, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2013   *YuánFen, The Imperceptible Connection within…, Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            Insights, California State University Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

            CA101 2013, AES Powerplant, Redondo Beach, CA

            Amalgam, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2012   Three Artists Exhibition, Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            Little Games, ArtXchange, Long Beach, CA

            Elements, Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2010   Metals/Jewelry Group Exhibition, D.W. Duzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            5th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition, Arizona State University Step Gallery, Arizona

            Metallurgy, Backspace Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            *BFA Exhibition, Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            Team Metals, Max L. Gatov Gallery

2009   Forged Together: Metals/Jewelry Group Exhibition, D.W. Duzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2006   Student Art Exhibition, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

1996   Student Art Exhibition, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

 

COLLABORATIONS

2016   VS. Collaborative Group Exhibition, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2014   Yarn bombing the MatterApp:Pyramidial (MA:P) sculpture, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

            Shibori no Hasei, I'm Bringing the Monsters..., Roam Studio, San Pedro, CA

            MatterApp Pyramidial, California State University Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

             Jewel Wonderland, Bower’s Museum, Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

 

TEACHING & LECTURES EXPERIENCE

2016 to Present

            Adjunct Instructor, Beginning Jewelry/Metal Fabrication, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

2018 to Present

            Adjunct Instructor, Foundation Three-dimensional Design, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

2019   Teaching Artist, Pom & Tessel Adult Craft Night, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, CA

2017   Adjunct Instructor, Foundation Three-dimensional Design, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

2017   Kaleidoscope Family Art Day, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

2015   Visiting Artist Critique, Graduate Studies, 3-D Media, California State University Long Beach, CA           

           Guest Juror, Metals and Jewelry Design Department, Insights Student Juried Exhibition, California State University Long Beach, CA

2014 to 2015

            Teaching Assistant, Foundation Three-Dimensional Design, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

2013   Teaching Artist, Bower’s Museum, Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

            Visiting Artist Lecture, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2012   Teaching Intern, Foundation Three-Dimensional Design, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2011   Teaching Intern, Beginner Metals and Jewelry Design California State University, Long Beach, CA

 

PUBLICATION, PRESS, AWARDS, RESIDENCY, and SCHOLARSHIP

2019   Sway Moves Us: Exciting Exhibition from Seven Artists at the Brand, Ginie Davis, Diversions LA, May 17

            Sway: The Web of Life, Betty Ann Brown, Art and Cake, May 4

            Holding "Sway" at the Brand and More, Genie Davis, ARTILLERY, May 2

            Small Acts Come Togehter, to-gather: installation and sculptures by Debbie Carlson, Jaqueline Bell Johnson, Art and Cake, March 18

2017   Fresh {AIR}: Artist in Residence, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

            Mayor's Choice Award for the 32th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition

            32nd Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition Catalog

            CA 101 2017 Art Show, It Takes A Village Catalog

2016    Orange County's Best Art of 2016 was Frequently Woman-Made or -Curated (12/21/2016), Dave Barton, OC Weekly, CA

            The Intense Rigors of  "Found" Finds a Poetic Celebration at the Irvine Fine Arts Center (8/17/2016), Dave Barton, OC Weekly, CA

2015    Showing Off California's Artists (4/13/2015), Joanna Clay, Orange County Register, CA

            Second Prize Award for the 30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition

            30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition Catalog

            MATERIALS & APPLICATIONS: BUILDING SOMETHING (BEYOND) BEAUTIFUL, Typecraft Inc., Pasadena, CA

            Member of Los Angeles Artist Association

2014   CA 101 2014, Galleries with A View Catalog

2011   5th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition Catalog, Blurb Publication, USA

2006    John De Mott Memorial Scholarship

            Award for Excellence Honorable Mention in Art & Design, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA