EDUCATION                    

MASTER OF FINE ARTS | 2016

Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts
Concentration: Print Media/Art History  

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS | 2011 With Honors [Magna Cum Laude]

The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NYSCC: School of Art + Design
Minors: History, Religious Studies, Art History

TEACHING AND RELATED EXPERIENCE

PART TIME FACULTY
Concordia University | 2015
Instructor of Record for: Digital Printmaking I & II

CONSULTANT TO ORIENTATION: GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS
Concordia University | 2015-2016

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT
Concordia University | 2012-2016

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Alfred University, Division Of Art History | 2011

Instructional Support Positions

WRITING CONSULTANT

Concordia University | 2015-16

-One-on-one and group workshop support for undergraduate + graduate writers in the
Faculty of Fine Arts.

-Assistance in moving from concept to draft, formalization of language, editing and formatting, special emphasis on organizing thought and construction of thesis statements.  

HUMAN STUDIES DIVISION TUTOR

Religious Studies, Art History, History, Philosophy

Specialties in working with students with learning differences, ESL populations

Office of Special Academic Services, Alfred University | 2007-2012

RESIDENT ADVISOR + CRISIS MANAGEMENT

Office of Residence Life, Alfred University | Academic Year: August 2007-December 2010

Duties included: acting as community role model and mentor to resident students at the

University, fostering an atmosphere of individual and community growth, assist students with questions and problems related to the campus living environment. Assist students in coping with emotional, social and academic stressors, enforce University campus living policy. Emergency First Responder, member of University Crisis Management Team

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT + PEER COURSE TUTOR

HUMAN STUDIES DIVISION TUTOR

Office of Special Academic Services, Alfred University | 2007-2012

Duties included: working with individual students and group tutoring

sessions in introductory and upper division courses, with focus on lecture/course material

comprehension, exam preparation and essay writing skills. Focus on working with students with learning differences and English as a second language

YOUTH CURATORIAL STAFF ASSISTANT, YOUTH PROGRAMS INTERN

The Andy Warhol Museum, Education Department | 2004-2007

Duties included instructing students in creating alternative and low-cost publications, working with committees of local high school students to coordinate a week long youth exhibition, act as Department Youth Liaison and Representative at community outreach events.

PRINT MEDIA INTERN + COMMUNITY ARTS EDUCATOR

Artists Image Resource | 2005-2006

Duties included: representative for community open houses, ‘Artists in Schools” public school project, arts and printing workshop instructor at youth arts outreach events.

SPEAKING

“The Inventory: A Diagnostic Tool For Expectations and Assumptions” Guest Presenter for Faculty Orientation for Keywords Across the Disciplines Concordia University | 2015

“On Text, Image, Both and, Neither.” Artist Talk presented to introductory painting/drawing courses Concordia University | 2014

“Let Me Tell You a Story: Intersections of Identity, Performance and Privilege.” Guest Lecturer in Art History Concordia University | 2014

“You, Y’all, We: Fostering a Learning Community in the Classroom.” Guest Presenter for Faculty Orientation for Keywords Across the Disciplines Concordia University | 2014

“Symptomatology/Pathologies On the academic illness, Moving Towards a Collective Cure.” Hexagram Research Creation Speakers Series Hexagrad: Graduate Student Research-Creation Hexagram Concordia | 2013

Critique Panelist: Integrated Studio in Contemporary Art Practice + Camera Vampira Concordia University | 2012 - 2015

“Binary Exclusionism: Dualism and Transgression for Artists and Art-Work” Guest Lecturer in Art History [NYSCC]: {SoAD} Alfred University | 2011

PUBLICATIONS


Contributor, Hybrid Bodies: Entanglements of Different Orders. Anthology, Vernon Press
Forthcoming | 2019

Designer, Hybrid Bodies: Rethinking Heart Transplant. Exhibition and Research Project Catalogue | 2016

Editor, SiO2 – The Reason of Fragility: Catalogue Text National Gallery, Tirana Albania
With Dana Dal Bo | 2016

Copy Editor, Muséologies Les cahiers d’études supérieures: Special Edition on Research Creation

Under Direction of guest editor Dr. Carmela Cucuzzella | 2015

Contributor, Inflexions: A Journal for Research Creation, an online journal sponsored by the Sense Lab (inflexions.org) Perception: On Surprise and Expectation

Out of Series: Anarchiving: Precarity (2015) No. 8 Radical Pedagogy Ed. A.J. Nocek,
Phillip Thurtle, Marie-Pier Boucher, Adam Szymanski | 2015

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

UAAC Annual Conference University Arts Association of Canada | 2017
Banff, Alberta Presentation and  Panel member: Art and the Uncanny

Immediations: Art, Theory, Event (SSHRC Partnership Grant meeting/colloquium)  
RMIT/ University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
Cultural Studies Association of Australia, University of Wollongong, Victoria | 2014

Panel- Knots of Thought: Thought in the Act - SenseLab Participatory Keynote Address University of Wollongong Australia | 2014

Dinner Against Death: Performance, Dinner, and Text (with Melora Keopke)

Symposium and Memorial for Madeline Ginns, Glasshouse Gallery, Brooklyn New York USA | 2014
Immediations: Art, Theory, Event (SSHRC Partnership colloquium with Community Partners)  

Design Studio for Social Intervention/ ds4si Boston Massachusetts, USA | 2013

The Long Meal: Performance and Dinner (with Melora Keopke) Timeforms Conference,
McGill University (Philosophy/Music Research/English and World Cinemas) | 2013

Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Mark Remarkqe Conference Philadelphia | 2010

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS  

Studio |  Areas of Expertise:

Design for Print and Web, Digital Print Media, Book Arts, Letterpress Printing, Interdisciplinary Studio Practices, Intaglio, Lithography, Relief Printing, Monotype, Expanded Drawing Practices, Serigraphy  

Software Proficiencies: Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook) InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, FinalCut, Scrivener, HTML/CSS, Adobe Muse, Web-Building Platforms (Squarespace, Wordpress, Blogger)