Born: Abington, Pennsylvania, 1988
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
2016 Masters of Fine Arts in photo and media, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Post Baccalaureate in photography, San Francisco Institute of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010 Bachelor of Art in print journalism, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
2010 Bachelor of Art in integrated art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Minor: International Studies
Studied abroad, Fall 2009, Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy
2016 Body of Research, Sloan Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Tropical Lab: Fictive Dreams, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
Exit Interview, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Josephine, solo exhibition, D301 Gallery, Valencia, CA
CalArts Booth, Photo Independent Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Photo LA, The Reef, Los Angeles, CA
Kinesics, solo exhibition, Valencia, CA
Mid Rez MFA2 Show, Valencia, CA
2014 Post-Nickelodeon Sexuality, Valencia, CA
2012 Doing Your Dirty Work, The Center for Sex and Culture, San Francisco, CA
Spring Show, Diego Rivera Gallery , San Francisco, CA
SFAI Bunker, San Francisco, CA
SFAI Graduate Open Studios, San Francisco, CA
2011 Arthaus Gallery, State College, PA
Art Alliance Gallery, Lemont, PA
2010 Falling Flat, solo exhibition, State College, PA
2009 SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy
Awards and Grants:
2018 Asylum Arts and Institute for Jewish Creativity Project Grant
2017 Reciprocity: Los Angeles Artist Retreat
2016 Tropical Lab 10: Fictive Dreams, LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
Bartman Grant, Student Travel Grant, and Dean's Reserve Fund
2012 SFAI Post-Baccalaureate Award
Residencies and Fellowships:
2017 Asylum Arts: Reciprocity Jewish Artist Retreat, American Jewish University, Brandeis, CA
2016 Tropical Lab 10: Fictive Dreams Residency, LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
2015 at land’s edge, Visual Research Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
Lectures, Readings and Symposia:
2018 Professional Practices lecture, University of Northern Texas, Denton, TX, March 20.
2016 Graduate School panel, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 9.
Josephine Reading, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, June 26.
“The Mother Archetype and Illness,” Memories We Store In Our Bodies, panelist, LA Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, April 3.
2015 “Starting at the Beginning,” artist talk for photo foundations, CalArts, Valencia, CA, September 24.
CURATORIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL
2018 JCC for Vulnerability & Family Darkness Popup Workshop, Co-Founding Organizer | Los Angeles, C,. April 26.
2015 - 17 at land’s edge, Media Coordinator | Los Angeles, CA
2016 CalArts, Fundraiser for Post-Graduate Exhibition | Valencia, CA
2015 CalArts, Head Organizer for CalArts Open Studios | Valencia, CA
California Institute of the Arts Library, Valencia, California
Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut
Sloan Projects presents Body of Research, thisisFabrik.com, September 6, 2016.
Smithson, Aline. Body of Research at Sloan Projects, Lenscratch.com. September 4, 2016.
Neimeth, Brittany. Los Angeles Review of Book Fall 2016: 28, 31, 89. Print.
Vobis, Anneliese. John Pence - Center for Sex and Culture, ArtBusiness.com, August 3, 2012.