b. 1988, Nashville, TN
EDUCATION BFA, Printmaking / Photography, Washington University in Saint Louis 2011 School For Poetic Computation - NYC - Fall 2015 cohort (current)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Production Assistant (2010 - Present) Freelance Production Assistant Co-produce, coordinate, storyboard, and location-scouted for various feature films and commercial shoots. Extended project list available upon request. Commercial Studios include: The Masses // http://www.wearethemasses.com/ Fountain-Studio // http://www.fountain-studio.com/ Coolfire Studios // http://www.coolfire.com/studios Pilgrim Studios // http://www.pilgrimstudios.com/ Electropolis // http://electropolisglobal.com/about.html Tuan Lee Photography // http://www.tuanlee.com/ Ruckus Films // http://www.ruckusfilm.com/ Took/Take productions // http://www.tooktake.com/ Lamplight Productions // http://www.lamplightfilms.net/
Studio Manager and Producer (2011 - 2014) Electropolis - Audiohouse + Creative Content Studio operations, client services, bookkeeping, and project management for local and national accounts. Past clients include: AT&T, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, MO Tourism, Shock Top, Hartford, Klipsch, and LouFest.
Set Builder + Event Photographer (Spring 2013 - August 2014) Photomaton - Part Installation/Part Photobooth Assisted with various aspects including photographing events and building out sets. Events included: - TEDx Saint Louis - Internet Cat Film Festival at the Contemporary Art Museum - Saint Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) - Various weddings and formal events
Event Coordinator Cherokee Print League (August 2011 - September 2013) Head Coordinator for Cherokee Print League 2011. Co-Coordinator in 2013. A mile-long arts festival showcasing 40+ STL based illustrators and printmakers in local businesses along the Cherokee District. Responsibilities included but not limited to community outreach, sponsorship, social media, marketing, long-term and day of operations and logistics. Curated an exhibition of participants work for opening night.
Artist Assistant (2008 - Present) 2014 - 2015 Jana Harper - You Call It a Cloud - www.janaharper.com - Seed Space Artist Residency Assisted with collection and documentation of interviews from the Public. Will assist with installation of final show at Seed Space during the Nashville Art Crawl in the Fort Houston/Wedgewood Area in August 2015.
2014 True/False Film Festival - Spore Projects Team - http://truefalse.org/ Assisted with construction of Spore Projects installation for the True/False Film Festival.
2011 Beehive Collective Work Party - AG Alongside Saint Louis collective members, assisted The Beehive Collective with various projects during their work party leading up to the the Black Fly Ball. Projects included: - assisting Mexican Printmaker AG to create a final backdrop for the the event - helping construct a handicap accessible entrance to the community center - rebuilding the original community dance floor that juts out over Bad Little Falls - assisting Spanish illustrator with screen-printing and book-binding wares for fundraising. - assisting local Maine puppeteer with constructing decorations for the final community dance/Ball.
Swoon / Caledonia Curry Assisted Swoon during her stay in Saint Louis for the SGCI 2011 Community Engagement award.
Greely Myatt Assisted with collaborative print "Reoccuring Storm" during his stay with Island Press. Included creating a block and printing the series with and alongside other students.
2010 Ann Hamilton Assisted alongside students from Island Press with printing, preparation, and performance for Stylus at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.
Lisa Bulawsky Assisted with printing Lisa Bulawsky’s project We Belong to This Band
Intern at All Along Press (Fall 2011) http://www.allalongpress.com/
Selected Group Exhibitions 2013 - ME/TO/YOU project, themed portfolio, SGCI, Milwaukee WI 2011 - BFA Exit Show, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis MO 2011 - States of Mind - Selected for Group Exhibition for SGCI 2011. 2011 - Anybody Everybody, Des Lee Gallery, St Louis MO 2011 - Varsity Arts XV, Art St Louis, St Louis MO 2010 - Raw Conversion, Whiteman Gallery, St Louis MO 2009 - Washington University in St. Louis Core Art Show, Whitman Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri 2007 - Frist Museum, Nashville, TN - USA - Selected student work from the state of TN
Residencies 2012 - Mitch Collective Artist in Residence with Daniel Greenberg.
Publications Eleven Magazine - Saint Louis Music Magazine One World Magazine - Washington University's Social Justice Magazine Le Wobble - Saint Louis based zine project and platform SeeSaw - Publication collaboration through Letterpress workshop at All Along Press (2010)
Projects 2014/2015 - Future Night / Seg_fault Nashville 2012 - 2014 - STL Sloup - A Pop-up monthly soup dinner that micro-funds community or arts based projects in Saint Louis, Missouri. 2013 - 2014 - Le Wobble - A zine platform showcasing Saint Louis artists. 2012 - 2013 - ME/TO/YOU project, collaboration with Daniel Greenberg to jury work by 39 artists for a print exchange and electronic dissemination for prints and audio. 2012 - 2013 - Living Gallery STL, a pop-up Apartment Gallery project.
2011 - 2013 - Cherokee Print League - Coordinated mile long arts festival. 2011 - Paper Luminaries, participated and printed a collaborative screen-printed project for the Equilibrium Southern Graphics Council, St Louis MO.
Collections 2014 - ME/TO/YOU project - Southern Graphics Conference official collection 2010 - Palimpsest - Project through the Urban Books Studio class, Washington University's Library.
Workshops 2010 - Four-color separation process screen-printing workshop with Cranbrook Academy of Art Artist-In- Residence Randy Bolton. 2010 - Letterpress workshop through All Along Press.
Teaching Experience 2014/2015 - Seg_Fault Nashville: Intro to the Processing Language - facilitated a free workshop series to get people up and running with the Processing Language. 2010 - All Along Press Screen-Printing workshop demo for the public through CAM (Contemporary Art Museum) Saint Louis, MO - USA
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Weekend Quick Stop: Future Night — The Electric Petting Zoo // Nashville Scene// http://www.nashvillescene.com/countrylife/archives/2015/01/26/weekend-quick-stop-future-night-the-electric-petting-zoo
Where Is My Mind: Astral Place // Eleven Magazine http://elevenmusicmag.com/where-is-my-mind/astral-place/
A Millennial City of Dreams // StlSloup spotlight // MTV Insights http://mtvinsights.com/post/92161630800/a-millennial-city-of-dreams
What MTV Found Out About Saint Louis Millennials // STLbusinessjournal http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/blog/2014/07/what-mtv-found-out-about-st-louis-millennials-when.html
Sloup's on // STLbeacon https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/33703/sloup_overview_111513
Braindrain as the "Wayfinders" // The Buzz List // Alive Magazine Http://www.alivemag.com/people/sub_people_article.cfm?ref=1174&ref2=4
Tim Gebauer both craftsman and artist // Electropolis // Riverfront Times http://www.riverfronttimes.com/2012-08-30/music/tim-gebauer-interview-electropolis/
This Must be the Place provides pop-up exploration https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/32379/this_must_be_the_place_081913