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EDUCATION

2020 - 2022  MFA Studio Art, Photography, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States

2016 - 2019  BFA Studio Art, Photography Program, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

2011 - 2013   Classical and Near Eastern Studies, University of Minnesota Honors Program, Minneapolis, United States
                    (Transferred to Concordia University)



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2023 -          Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

2023 -          Adjunct Faculty, McHenry County College, Illinois

2021 - 2023  Production Assistant, Jonas Becker Studios

2021- 2022   Parlor Room Visiting Artist Program Co-curator, SAIC Photography, Chicago

2021 - 2021   Social Media Graduate Assistant, SAIC Photography Department, Chicago 

2021 - 2021   Graduate Curatorial Assistant, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, Chicago

2020 - 2022  Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2020 - 2020  Research Assistant, Black Athena Collective, Chicago

2018 - 2019   President of the Concordia Photography Collective, Montréal, Canada

2017 - 2018   Board member & Representative, Concordia Photography Collective, Montréal, Canada

2013 - 2016   Photography instructor and Darkroom Director, Forest Lake Camp, New York, United States



AWARDS & GRANTS

2022  Graduating Student Leadership Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2022 On the Way Out Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Student Government

2022  CMYKinda full-tuition workshop scholarship, The Univeristy of Missouri School of Visual Arts Riso Room

2021  James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2021  School of the Art Insitute of Chicago Incentive Scholarship

2019  Fine Arts Student Alliance Individual Project Grant, Concordia University

2013  Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program grant, University of Minnesota

2012  College of Liberal Arts Freshman Research Award, University of Minnesota 

2011   The Charles and Myrtle Stroud II Academic Scholarship

2011   American Red Cross Volunteer Scholarship



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023  MCC Faculy Exhibition, Crystal Lake, IL, United States

2021   MFA Show, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, United States

2021   Out of Place Billboard Exhibition, Habibi House, Chicago, United States

2019    Concordia Photography Department Vitrine, Montréal, Canada

2018    Soir Festival, Ausgang, Montréal, Canada

2018    Aye Mag 3e Édition, La Factry, Montréal, Canada

2018    “No Chill”, IMCA Collective, Visite Collective, Montréal, Canada

2017    McGill Photographic Society Annual Exhibition, Montréal, Canada

2014    Ely Art Walk, Minnesota, United States



CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2023    Spectre: Reversal Slideshow Exhibition, SAIC Black & White Photography Class, {}() {}∆‡!(){} Art Lab, Chicago, IL

2019    The Waste Land exhibition, co-curation for Concordia Photography Collective, Centre des arts actuels Skol

2019    On a Scale of 1 - 10 exhibition, co-organization for Concordia Photography Collective in partnership with Feat Management, Galerie Viaduc

2018     Aye Mag Exhibition, curation for Concordia Photography Collective, La Factry

2018     Traces of Process exhibition, co-curation for Concordia Photography Collective, Glass Door Gallery

2018     DarkSlide IV, Clicks, Concordia Photography Collective 2018 Publication



LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING

2023   Mock Jury Panel Guest, Advanced Individual Projects Course, School of the Art Insitute of Chicago

2022   “Transforming Studio Practice - Resources and Structure of Graduate Education,” Panel Guest, Graduate Photography Critique Seminar, School of the Art Insitute of Chicago

2021   Guest Critique for MFA Fall 2021 Critique Week, School of the Art Insitute of Chicago

2021   Mock Jury Panel Guest, Advanced Individual Projects Course, School of the Art Insitute of Chicago

2021   Portfolio Reviewer, Survival Tactics Course, Concordia University

2021   James Weinstein Fellowship Artist Talk



TEACHING

Spring 2024 Lecturer, Intro to Photography, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Spring 2024  Adjunct Faculty, Darkroom I & II , McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Spring 2024  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Fall 2023 Lecturer, Black and White Photography, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fall 2023  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I & II Online, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Fall 2023  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Summer 2023  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I & II Online, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Spring 2023  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I & II Online, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Spring 2023  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography I, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Spring 2021   Teaching Assistant, The Future of the Past: Artist & Archives with Dawit L. Petros, SAIC, Chicago, IL

Spring 2021   Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Photographic Image Making with Jesse Avina, SAIC, Chicago, IL

Fall 2020  Teaching Assistant, Black and White Photography with Kate O’Neill, SAIC, Chicago, IL 



WORKSHOPS

2023  Lighting, Technique, and a Photographic History of Skin Tone workshop, Latitude Chicago

2022  CMYKinda*, Risography workshop, Univeristy of Missouri School of Visual Arts Riso Room 



BIBLIOGRAPHY

2022  SAIC Photo Department Catalog 2021-22, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021   SAIC Photo Department Catalog 2020-21, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021   Multiple Murders, Artist Book, Self-Published, Chicago

2019    Darkslide V, Dust, Concordia Photography Collective 2019 Publication

2018    Imagining the Archaeology of an Image, Artist Book, Self-published, Québec

2013    Album Artwork, Nora and the Janitors, “Girls Just Want to Have Gun”, Vinyl,  North Dakota

2013    Album Artwork, Nora and the Janitors, “Smoke In Your Black Sweater Is Where My Face Buried All The Memories Of You Went,” North Dakota

2013    MPLSZine, June Issue, Minnesota https://issuu.com/mplscollective/docs/mplszine-downtown/26