Education
MFA 2012 Photography California State University Long Beach

BFA 2009 Photography California State University Fullerton

AA 2005 Fine Arts Fullerton College


Teaching Experience

2013 - 2016 Instructor, Long Beach City College
Art 80: Elements of Photography, 7 sections taught between Fall 2013 – Fall 2016

Art 81: Introduction to Black and White Photography, Fall 2014

Photo 32: Introduction to Digital Photography, Fall 2015


2015 Instructor, California State University of Long Beach

Art 241: Color Photography, Fall 2015



2012 Instructor, California State University Long Beach

Art 241: Intro to Photography, Spring 2012

 

2010-2011 Teaching Internship, California State University Long Beach

Art 241: Intro to Photography, Fall 2011

Art 436A/536A Sculpture/Video Art, Fall 2010

 

Awards

2012 Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity Award in the College of the Arts

2010 The Puffin Foundation Ltd. Artist Grant.


Exhibition Record
2016 Irvine Fine Arts Center's All Media 2016 juried exhibition, Photography, Irvine, CA

 

2016 Endless Summer Group Art Exhibition, Photography, Buena Park City Hall, CA

 

2016 2016 Open Call, Photography, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA

 

2015 Long Beach City College Faculty Exhibition, photography, Long Beach, CA


2013 Long Beach City College Faculty Exhibition, video installation, Long Beach, CA

 

2013 Newton's Third: A Karmic Interpretation, Painting, F+ Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

 

2013 Common: Long Beach Artist Collective Group Exhibition, video installation, Long Beach, CA

2012 CologneOFF 2012: Continental Drift, Video Screening, artvideoKOELN, Mauritiussteinweg, Köln, Germany

 

2012 RE:CUT, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

 

2012 Récits des trois perverses: femmes seulement, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012 Kairos Interruptus, Video Screening, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

 

2012 INSIGHTS: The Annual Student Exhibition, UAM @ CSULB, Long Beach, CA

 

2012 Nuclear, Photography & Video, Gatov Gallery East and West, Long Beach, CA (Solo show)

 

2012 Community Juried Exhibition of PORTRAITURE, Video & photography,

Art Exchange, Long Beach, CA

 

2012 Ventriloquists, Video, Gatov Gallery West, Long Beach, CA

 

2011 Lived Experience, Installation, Huntington Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011 10th Anniversary Exhibition & Celebration, Video, 2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space, Long Beach, CA


2011 Spring 2011 CSULB MFA Open Studios, Installation, California State University Long
Beach, Long Beach, CA

2011 Flatscape Video Art Series, Video Screening, Baton Rouge Gallery | Center for Contemporary Art, Baton Rouge, LA


2011 Mother / Monster, Video, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA (Solo show)


2010 Photography and LA, Video, Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010 Dumbo Arts Festival, Video Screening, video_dumbo, Brooklyn, New York

 

2010 DigitalArt.LA International Juried Exhibit, Video, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010 1990-1995, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA (Solo show)

Open Studios, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

 

2010 Insights, Video, UAM CSULB, Long Beach, CA

 

2010 Other, Photography, Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2009 Great Divide, Installation, SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA

Bibliography

Angela Ratzlaff, "Personal stories told through dark images," Daily 49er, CSULB, March 14, 2012

 

Janine Zuniga, "CSULB galleries fuse various materials, memorialize,” Daily 49er, CSULB, February 8, 2011

 

Aaron Cordova, "Dinosaurs, Reagan and More..." Daily 49er, CSULB, September 21, 2010

Michael Chan Yee, "Alone But Surrounded,” Daily 49er, CSULB, October 27, 2009


Stacey Davies, "The Pursuit of Selfishness," Inland Empire Weekly, October 01, 2009

Melaney Schmidt, "Spring Semiotics: In, Out and All About." Daily Titan, CSUF, 2009

 

Melaney Schmidt, "Future Art Stars,” Daily Titan, CSUF, 2009