Born Ione, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education
University of Southern California, MFA
Otis Art Institute, BFA
Parsons School of Design, Paris

Selected Exhibitions and Projects
(*denotes group show)


2018
Brainchild Part 5 with Composer Carmina Escobar

2017
one, two, three o’clock, four o’clock rock, c. nichols project, Los Angeles

*Space is the Place, c. nichols project, Los Angeles

2016
Brainchild Part 4 with Composer Laura Steenberge, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

*Quarry — Kathleen Johnson, Laura Menz, Rachelle Rojany, Baik Art, Los Angeles

*TRI (...ed) Revisiting TRI Gallery, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles

Brainchild Part 3 with Composer Mark So, LAXART, Los Angeles and Mars Desert Research Station, Southern Utah, for High Desert Test Sites

*Trio, C. Nichols Project, Los Angeles

2014
Another Cats Show, 356mission, Los Angeles

2012
Brainchild Part 2 with Composer Gregory Lenzcycki, Human Resources, Los Angeles

2011
Brainchild Part 1a (redux), “An evening of sound at ACME,” ACME Gallery, Los Angeles

2009
Brainchild Part 1 with Composer Stephanie Taylor, David Patton Los Angeles

2007
*Time Writers From The Mirror Horizon, curated by Gabie Strong, David Patton, Los Angeles

*The Line of Time and the Plane of Now, Wallspace and Harris Lieberman, New York

2006

Mont Blanc and Other Mountains of Madness, David Patton, Los Angeles

Mont Blanc, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York.

The Grotto, High Desert Test Sites 5 with TaalmanKoch Architecture and composer Gregory Lenczycki, Yucca Valley, California.

2005
The Minded Swarm, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

*Gavlak Projects Inaugural Group Show, Palm Beach

2004
The Grotto, High Desert Test Sites 4 with Linda Taalman, Yucca Valley, California

Mars Desert Research Station residency, Utah, Crew 28

“You Should be Here by Now,” IT House Decorative Program for Taalman Koch Architecture

2003
The Grotto, High Desert Test Sites 3, with Linda Taalman, Yucca Valley, California

2002

The Smallest Wonder, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York

Transit: Survival Skills, Park Paradise Complex, Scottsdale, Arizona and Raid Projects, Los Angeles

2001
*Summer Group Show, Marx Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles


Bibliography

2015
“Brainchild: An Otherworldly Ceremony on a Simulated Mars,” Stuart Krimko, KCET Artbound, November 2, 2015

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