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Born: Carnation WA
Lives: Chicago IL
University of Washington, Seattle WA
-B.F.A. in Ceramic Art
-B.A. in Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
-Minor in Art History
2010-2011 -Iraq Suicide Attack Pillow Project: A Memorial, Solo Show, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield MO
2008 -Iraq Suicide Attack Pillow Project: A Memorial, Solo Show, FLATFILE Galleries, Chicago IL
2004 -Reconstructed Identity, Solo B.F.A. Thesis Show, Ceramic & Metal Arts Gallery,
2011 -let’s be… Friends, Residence Gallery, Long Beach CA
2010 -Iraq History Project Art Festival, DePaul University, International Human Rights Law
Institute, Chicago IL
2009 -Welcome to My Walled, Multicultural, Military City, Ruben Kincaid Project at NEXT Art Fair, Art Chicago, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago IL
2009 -Version Festival Art Auction, Country Club Gallery, Chicago IL
2008 -Select Media Festival 7: Infoporn, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago IL.
2008 -Present Tense, The Basement Gallery, Knoxville TN
2007 -Curator’s Choice Show at the Chicago Art Open, Iron Studios, Chicago IL
2007 -Portraits of Guns, Asrai Garden Boutique, Chicago IL
2007 -Wearing your Art on your Sleeve, Trunk Show, FLATFILE Galleries, Chicago IL
2007 -Involving Violence, Lasso Gallery at the Butcher Shop, Chicago IL
2007 -Hand Harvested: Artists for a Greener Planet, Wrightwood Gallery, Chicago IL
2007 -8”x8” 2-D Art Open, ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
2007 -One of one: Prints like no other, Spudnik Press Print Studio & Gallery, Chicago IL
2007 -Square Foot Show, Galaxie Gallery, Chicago IL
2007 -Delineate, Black Walnut Gallery, curated by Betsy Tearcy, Chicago IL
2006 -Chicago-esque, Metropolis Coffeehouse, Chicago IL
2005 -Estranged, Letizia’s Café & Wine Bar, Chicago IL
2004 -B.F.A. 3, Jacob Lawrence Galley, Seattle WA
2004 -Show ‘n Tell, Ceramic & Metal Arts Gallery, Seattle WA
2004 -School of Art Open, Jacob Lawrence Galley, Seattle WA
2003 -Show ‘n Tell, Ceramic & Metal Arts Gallery, Seattle WA
2000 -Works on Paper, Jacob Lawrence Galley, Seattle WA
2010 -“Pillows represent hard fact of war,” Camille Dautrich, Front page feature article,
Springfield News-Leader, December 3.
2009 -“Chicago artist discusses the creation of the Iraq Suicide Attack Project,” Jennifer Lacey, ChicagoTalks.Org, Online video interview, March 5.
2008 -“Artist Portfolio,” Proximity Magazine, Issue 2, pgs 158-159, September.
2008 -“Homespun Memorials,” Jason Foumberg, NewCity Chicago, July 3.
2008 -“Sleep won’t be so easy…,” Justin Sondak, Centerstage Chicago, June 30.
2008 -“In the Galleries,” Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune, June 27
2007 -“Drawing Blood in Bridgeport,” Kevin Nance, Chicago Sun-Times, October 19.
2007 -“Make a Connection,” Chicago Artists Month Brochure, pgs 18-19, October.
2011 -Artist Support Initiative Professional Development Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago IL
2008 -Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago IL
2008 -Special Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago IL
2007 -Featured Artist, Chicago Artist’s Month, City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago IL
2004 -Deborah J. Haynes Scholarship for the Arts, Boulder CO
2003 -Deborah J. Haynes Scholarship for the Arts, Boulder CO
2003 -Milnor Arts Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle WA
2010 -Artist Lecture, in conjunction with Iraq Suicide Attack Pillow Project: a Memorial, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield MO
2010 -Artist Talk, What is being a “working artist?” Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield MO
2010 -Panel Discussion of Activist Artists, Iraq History Project, DePaul University,
International Human Rights Law Institute, Chicago IL
2007 -Artist Talk, in conjunction with Chicago Artist’s Month & Pilsen Arts District’s 2nd Fridays, Chicago IL
2004 -Artist Talk, in conjunction with Reconstructed Identity, Ceramic & Metal Arts Building, Seattle WA
2003 -Artist Source Presentation, Ceramic & Metal Arts Building, Seattle WA