Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
May 2011 MFA Graphic Design, Indiana University Bloomington, IN
2004–2006 BFA Graphic Design, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, Summa Cum Laude

WORK EXPERIENCE
2011–present Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, New Mexico State University, NM
2009–2011 Associate Instructor, Graphic Design Department, Indiana University, Bloomington , IN
2010 College Book Arts Association, Graphic Designer and Executive Assistant, Bloomington, IN
2009–2010 Conservations Assistant, The Lilly Library of Rare Books, Bloomington, IN

HONORS AND AWARDS
2014 Faculty Mini Grant Recipient, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
2012 College Book Art Association Project Grant, www.collegebookart.org
Faculty Mini Grant Recipient, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
2011 Grant-in-Aid of Master’s of Fine Arts Projects Recipient, Indiana University Bloomington, IN
2009–2011 Associate Instructor Appointment, Graphic Design Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2007–2008 Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowship for Emerging Book Artists, Minnesota Center for Book Arts

EXHIBITIONS
2015
Parts of a Whole, Juried Exhibition, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
DIRT?, Juried Exhibition, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
STIDOC Textiel Festival 2015, Juried Exhibition, Pieterskerk, Leiden, Netherlands
NMSU Faculty & Graduate Students Exhibition, by invitation, Red Dot Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Myths&Legends, Juried Exhibition, A6 Gallery, Bend, OR *Honorable Mention Award
100book, by invitation, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland Qld, Australia

2014
Personal Histories Exhibition, by invitation, Redland Museum, Cleveland Qld, Australia
Favor De Tocar, Juried Exhibition, LIA International Competition of Artist Books, Guadalajara, Mexico
Sacred | Profane, Juried Exhibition, 23 Sandy Galley, Portland, OR
Coptically Bound, Juried Exhibition, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
The Art of the Book, Juried Exhibition, Central Library of Rochester, Rochester , NY
Reminiscing the Book, Juried Exhibition, Shircliff Gallery of Art , Vincennes University, IN

2013
Jukas, Two-Person Show, Asuna Gallery, Riga, Latvia
Palagi, Two-Person Show, City Cultural Center Gallery, Jelgava, Latvia
Pordenonelegge Literature Festival, By Invitation, pordenonelegge.com, Pordenone, Italy
The Art and Soul of Paper, Juried Exhibition, Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, United Kingdom
The Art and Soul of Paper, Juried Exhibition, Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich, United Kingdom
Directed, Juried Exhibition, Carleton College Gallery, Northfield, MN
Directed: The Intersection of Book, Film and Visual Narrative, Juried Exhibition, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Trans-Fiber & Paper, Juried Exhibition, Concourse Gallery, City of Upper Arlington, OH
FEAST, Juried Exhibition, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR *Librarian’s Choice Award
Tom Lea Month Promenade Window Exhibition, Mills Building Promenade Windows, El Paso, TX
Contemporary New Mexican Papermakers, Masley Art Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
In This Corner, Faculty Triennial Show, University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

2012
BiblioTech Juried Exhibition, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
Works on Paper Show, Unsettled Gallery, by invitation, Las Cruces, NM
Handmade Paper: Flax/In the Field, Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, Cleveland, OH

2011
Uncommon Threads Juried Show, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
The Press Prints Again, The Ronald Williams Library, by invitation, Northeastern University, Chicago, IL
Bloomington Katmandu, International Art Exhibition, Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, Bloomington, IN
MFA Thesis Show, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Graphic Design Area Juried Show, Indiana University Bloomington, IN
College Book Arts Association Juried Exhibition, SOFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington,IN
White Space: Group Show of Interactive Artist Books, Fuller Gallery, Bloomington, IN
2010 Sequenced Fibers: Books on Fabric or Handmade Papers, University of Nebraska at Omaha Gallery
IU@HWT, Letterpress Group Show at Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI
Book Club, Harrison Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
Canvas Creative Arts Exhibit, The Indiana Memorial Union Board, Bloomington, IN

COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS
2015
Wide White Holes, Artist Book Purchase, Baylor University Library, Special Collections
Cruces (edition of 25), Artist Book Purchase, University of Arizona Library, University of New Mexico, Virginia Commonwealth University, John Hopkins University, Dartmouth College Library, New Mexico State University Special Collections

2013
Dirt Book, Artist Book Purchase, Michigan State University, Special Collections
Light, Artwork Purchase, Private Collection, Germany
Commission for a set of handmade books, Sringeri Acharyal, India

2012
Handmade Paper Sample: Flax/In the Field, Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation Permanent Collection, Cleveland, OH

2011
Ode with a Lament, Artist Book Purchase, Emory University, Special Collections

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES
2015
El Paso Community College, Annual Student Exhibition, Guest Juror
El Paso Community College, Artist Lecture and Workshop

2014
Blurred Lines: The Book as Art and Artifact, Panel Discussion, UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, TX

2013
Art and Praxis, Visiting Artist Lecture, St. Cloud State University Art Department, St.Cloud State University, MN