CV

 


Education

2017 MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA

2013 BA, Visual Art Studies (VAST), Minor: Women’s Studies, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA

Exhibitions

2019

The Skin has Eyes: Animated Visions, curated by Maya Erdelyi, Mills Gallery, Boston Center

For the Arts.

2018

Lesley Green 2018: Environmental Arts @ Lesley, Juror Beth Galston, Parker Gallery,  Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Mapping Worlds, Spaceus Gallery, Roslindale, MA.

Tiny Acts Topple Empires, Woksob Family Gallery, State College, PA

Solo Exhibition, Small Labors, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Solo Exhibition, Patch Work, McClanahan Gallery, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

2017

In Conversation, Performance, Remis Sculpture Court, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA

Patch Work, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

In Conversation: Interactions, Performance, SMFA/Tufts, Boston, MA

In Conversation, Performance, Anderson Auditorium, SMFA/Tufts, Boston, MA

(Collaborator) Mark Cooper, Uncertainty, Lesley University, Roberts Gallery, Boston, MA

Trying to Talk with Humans, Performance, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA

Museum Exhibition, In Conversation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2016

Push, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

Drawing Biennial, Weems Center, SMFA Boston

Topo•graphic, MFA Boston, William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Boston, MA

Self-Portraiture: Changing Identities through New Media, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

Embroidered Truths & Woven Tales, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA

Video Hotel (featuring Daddy’s Blindspot), pop-up show, SMFA Boston

Peripersonal, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

Weight, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2015

New Student Show, The Weems Center, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014

Look at Me, Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, Altoona, PA

2013

Solo Exhibition, Mirrors and Memories from the Very Young, Sheetz Gallery, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

Poems to Read to the Very Young, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts, Altoona, PA

Screenings

2019

Screening of Patch Work and Slate Lines at the SESI (Salon for Experimental Sound &

Image) during the exhibition The Skin has Eyes: Animated Visions, curated by Maya Erdelyi,

Mills Gallery, Boston Center For the Arts, 4/6/19

Screening of Patch Work with live accompaniment by composer Timothy Melbinger,  

Featured in 'Hymns to Less Obvious Gods', Misciagna Center for Performing Arts,

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona campus, 3/31/19

2017

Graduate Thesis Screening, Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Media Arts Annual, Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Award winner)

Grants and Awards

2017

Stiwdio Maelor Annual Competition, awarded a funded artist residency for 2018, Corris, Wales, UK

Award winner, Media Arts Annual, Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tufts Graduate Research Grant, received funding in support of an exhibition, In Conversation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2016

Montague Travel Grant, funded 14 day research trip in the valleys of South Wales, SMFA/Tufts University

President’s Research Award for research at the Coalport Area Coal Museum, SMFA/Tufts University

2015

Dean’s Merit Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2013

Chancellor Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry Purchase Prize, Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona Fine Arts Award

1st Place, Penn State Altoona Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair


Artist Residency

2019

The Studios at MASS MoCA, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, May 1-28

2018

Stiwdio Maelor, Corris, Wales, UK, May - June

Bibliography/Print

2019

Cate McQuaid, “Animation, with human charm”, Boston Globe, April 10, 2019, Link

Two Thangs, “Went there: The Skin has Eyes @ the BCA”, Boston Hassle, April 3, 2019, Link

2018

Cover Image, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University admissions booklet

2017

Gaelen Morse, “Mark Cooper’s Uncertainty speaks to Viewers Through a Variety of

Mediums”, Free Press, March 22, 2017


Professional Experience

2019

Instructor, Lesley University, College of Art and Design, Animation & Motion Media:

Animation Senior Seminar 2 (Co-taught with Catriona Baker)

Animation Senior Seminar 1 (Co-taught with Catriona Baker)

Instructor, Lesley University, College of Art and Design, Digital Filmmaking:

Inventing Reality: Compositing and Visual Effects

Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, Visiting Professor Lisa Crafts, Fundamentals of Animation and Intermediate Animation, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies

2018

Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Art, Animation, and the In-between

Instructor, Lesley University, Animation Senior Seminar 1 (Co-taught with Catriona Baker)

Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, Professor Ruth Lingford, Fundamentals of Animation and Intermediate Animation, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies

Instructor of Digital Media, SMFA at Tufts University Pre-College Program, July - August.

Teaching Assistant, Harvard Summer School, Animation Amalgamation (After Effects), faculty Lisa Crafts, June - August.

Lecturer of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College (Visual Images on the Web, The Digital Medium, Intermediate Digital Medium)

Animator, commissioned to create 5 Adobe After Effects animations using Steven Sherrill’s paintings as source material.

2017

Lecturer of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College (Visual Images on the Web, The Digital Medium, Intermediate Digital Medium)

Teaching Assistant, Harvard Summer School, Animation Amalgamation, faculty Lisa Crafts, June -August.

Animator/collaborator, created an After Effects animation for Mark Cooper’s solo exhibition, Uncertainty, at Roberts Gallery, Lesley University, Boston, MA.

Teaching Assistant, Animation Integration, faculty Maya Erdelyi, SMFA/Tufts University, Jan- May.

Teaching Assistant, Animation 3: Advanced animation projects, Faculty Joel Frenzer, SMFA/Tufts University, Jan- May.

Lectures/Critiques

2019

Artist Talk, Meet the Faculty Nights, Lesley University, College of Art & Design, 3/18/19

2018

Artist Talk, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, March 1, 2018

2017

Guest reviewer, critiqued student animation work during fall reviews, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA, Dec. 18, 2017

Lecture/Artist talk, gave a presentation on the intersection between sociology, women’s studies and my art practice to Dr. Karyn McKinney’s sociology class at Penn State Altoona. Nov. 14, 2017

Collections

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus, Altoona, PA

Organizational Membership

2018

College Art Association

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS)

2017

College Art Association

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS)

Boston Independent Animators

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