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EDUCATION
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago: BFA in Printmedia (Class of 2010)
Bard College,  Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (2007 – 2008)

EXPERIENCE
Director & Co-founder, Hoofprint Workshop (July 2012 – Present)
My partner and I operate a community printshop, gallery, & publishing business in Pilsen.  Artists we have worked with include John Himmelfarb,  Nicole Marroquin, and Aaron Coleman, among others.  A number of prints we have editioned are a part of the Prints & Drawings Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, and others have been displayed at the Chicago Cultural Center and National Museum of Mexican Art. 

Parma Conservation (April 2014 – May 2015)
Cleaning and reframing fire-damaged artworks. Experience creating an inventory of hundreds of works of art, including originals by Frank Stella and Sally Mann. Operation of a Wizard 8000 CNC machine.

Screenprinting Tech & Assistant to Ryan Kapp (February 2013 – March 2014)
I operated an M&R Saturn Automated Screen Press to produce large silkscreened editions.

Monitor Coordinator & Print Tech at Spudnik Press (October 2011 – December 2012)
Responsibilities included scheduling and managing a group of volunteer studio monitors and executing screenprinted editions by hand from start to finish for Spudnik’s contract clients.

COURSES TAUGHT
Marwen
Fantasy Maps, Print Survey, 9-12th grades(10 weeks) Summer 2016
Myths & Beasts, Print Survey, 6-8th grades (10 weeks) Fall 2016
Monotype Portraits, 9-12th grades (10 weeks) Spring 2017
Harrington College of Design
ELE321 Intro to Screenprinting (15 weeks) Fall 2012
ART110 Color Theory and Application (15 weeks) 2013-2015 (4 semesters)
ART111 2D Design (15 weeks) Spring 2015
Spudnik Press
The Painterly Print: Monoprints & Montypes (3 weeks) August 2012
Introduction to Relief Printmaking (8 weeks) for three sessions: March 2013, June 2012, June 2011
Private Lessons in Relief and Screenprinting (75 contact hours)
Hyde Park Art Center
Substitute Instructor, Summer 2012 & Summer 2013 (Advanced Projects & Beginning Screenprinting—60 contact hours)
Citizen Schools at Walsh Elementary
“Art Attack!” Sculpture Class for 6th-8th grade (10 weeks) April 2013

PANELS & ARTIST TALKS
“What’s My Job?” Career Education Panelist at SAIC (2017)
Visiting Artist Lecture: Marwen Foundation (2012 & 2016)
Panelist, Reproductive Choices HDSA Illinois State Convention (2016)
Visiting Artist Lecture & Demo: Columbia College High School Program (2013)
Panelist, “Continuing Education & Artist Lifestyle,” LAUNCH Invitational, CAC (2013)
Reduction Woodblock Madness (with Stan Shellabarger) Spudnik Press (2010)

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Ruthless Powers (with Victoria Martinez), Antenna, Chicago (2014)
Double Dip (with Gabe Hoare) Saki (2014)
Twin Umbilicus, Paperish Mess (2012)
Dimorphisms, Forte Framing & Gallery (2011)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Urbs in Horto, Galerie F, Chicago, IL (2017)
Chicago Printers’ Guild Publisher’s Fair Exhibition, Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL (2016)
LA Art Fair: Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (2016)
Sightings, Portland Pataphysical Society, Portland, OR (2016)
Walpurgisnacht (three person show), Cobalt Studio, Chicago, IL (2015)
The Hand-Pulled Print, Grays Harbor College,  Aberdeen, WA (2013)
Earth Day Celebration, American Indian Center of Chicago (2013)
Woody Guthrie Centennial, Old Town School of Folk Music (2012)
Ten X Ten, Living Room Gallery (2012)
Unfinished Business:  Arts Education, Jane Addams Hull House Museum (2011)
Underground, Woman Made Gallery (2011)
Finalist, International Print Competition, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative (2011)
Reset, Grand Valley State University Curatorial Studio, Grand Rapids, MI (2010)
Spring Undergraduate Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, SAIC (2010)
A Unique Marquee, Heaven Gallery (2009)
A Hirsute Affair, Gallery X, SAIC (2008)
Goat Island’s The Last Performance, Chicago Openport Festival, Links Hall (2007)

CURATOR
Hoofprint Editions Publishing Program, (2012-Present)
Neanderthal Planet, Spudnik Press (2013)
Placental Print Palace, No Bones Projects
Space Vulture Worship Project, Happy Dog Gallery (2012)
Generous Beast, Forte’ Framing & Gallery (2011)

PORTFOLIOS
Corpus Corpus, Organized by Paul Nudd, Exhibition TBA (2017)
The Visceral Hand, Rivet Gallery, Columbus, OH (2017)
Institute Grafica de Chicago: Carlos Cortez, National Museum of Mexican Art (2015)
Institute Grafica de Chicago: Double Entendre, National Museum of Mexican Art (2014)
Print or Die: The End of the World, Herron School of Design, Indianapolis, IN (2013)
Pipelines and Borderlines, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, IL (2012)
Ten X Ten Print Suite, Chicago Tourism Center; The Hideout (2012)
Human Ingestion, Mid-America Print Council, Cape Girardeau, Missouri (2012)