Resume  

 

EDUCATION

University of California at Santa Cruz

  • B.A. Cum Laude; Theater Arts. 2011

     

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE

  • "Who Are You, Really" at Flipside Warehouse, Austin, TX. February, 2020

    • Group art show exploring the inner animals of the artists involved.

    • Curated by the Pyropolis Art Collective.

  • “Toolbox" at Human Resources, LA. Jan, 2020.

    • Created lighting for Mia Orozco's dance performance / installation.

  • “Youtopia Festival grant winner." Oct, 2020.

    • Was awarded grant for art placement at festival.

  • “Goodbye Los Angeles" at Brewery Artwalk, LA. Oct, 2018

    • Solo installation to honor this incredible city.

  • "Deep Tea" at Burning Man, Black Rock City. August, 2019

    • Built a 8' diameter, 10' tall teapot that rolled across the desert serving tea.

  • "Stars in your Eyes" at Paramount Academy of Music, LA. January, 2019

    • Group pop up art show for the month of January.

  • “Luminosity 2.0” at The Loft at Liz’s Gallery, Hollywood. Nov-Dec, 2018

    • Group showing of Artists exploring and playing with Light.

    • Mirrors with cracks to show the ‘broken you’, held together by light.
       

  • “The Broken You” at LA Burning Man Decompression Festival. Oct, 2018

    • Interactive Light Mirror installation
       

  • “Duality Mirrors” at Desert Daze Music Festiva.l Oct, 2018

    • Commission by the festival for immersive art.

    • Installation of psychedelic two-way mirrors that blend the faces of participants.
       

  • “Birth of a Mad Prince” at Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles. Oct, 2018

    • Solo installation uniting works of chaos and harmony.
       

  • “Burning Light” at Radiant Space Gallery, Los Angeles. Aug-Oct, 2018

    • Solo show: An Immersive Installation featured on CBS, LA Weekly, LA Mag.
       

  • “Brilliant Forest” at Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles. Apr, 2018
     

  • “Light Wall” commission for David Castillo Opera. Feb. 2018

    • 8’ x 8’ wall of adjustable light pipes.
       

  • “Crystal Forest” at Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles. Oct, 2017

    • Collaboration with photographer Lanly Le.
       

  • “I Art U DTLA” at Ren Gallery, Los Angeles. Sept, 2017

    • Immersive “cave” installation, collaboration with artist Laurie Shapiro.
       

  • “Bright Forest” at Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles. Apr, 2017
     

  • “Lightning Fiasco” at Electric Lodge, Venice Beach. Jan, 2017

    • Installation and collaboration with Fiasco Physical Theater.

    • Participatory light forest.
       

  • “Lightning Forest” at Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles. Oct, 2016

    • Collaborative installation with artist Laurie Shapiro.
       

  • “Billboard Fiasco” at undisclosed, Los Angeles. Sept, 2016

    • Installation and collaboration with Fiasco Physical Theater.
       

  • “Unholy Matrimony” at the Church of Fun, Los Angeles. Apr, 2016

    • Installation for a gay satanic performance wedding.
       

  • “Boxfort Installation” at the Brewery Artist Lofts. Sept, 2015

    • Collected 2000 cardboard boxes and hosted a fort and art happening.

    • 100 participants built structures, games, art, and a robot suit on stilts.
       

  • “Poverty tour” through Holland, France, and London. Jan-Mar, 2015

    • Travelled for 3 months, “researching” surviving as a busking musician.
       

  • “Tanju Program” at the Humaniversity, Holland. Dec, 2014

    • Directed the winter art program for teenagers.
       

  • “Red Hat Series” throughout San Francisco. July-Nov, 2013

    • Comedic art films showcasing physical uncertainty.
       

  • “Howling Beasts” at the Hayworth Theater, Los Angeles. Oct, 2012

    • Wrote, directed, and produced a southern-gothic-werewolf-thriller
       

  • “Hamlet” at the LAN Club, Beijing. Dec, 2011

    • Directed and produced a bilingual Hamlet at Beijing’s premiere club.
       

  • “Bubble Wrap Trap” at Burning Man. Aug, 2008

    • Founded a theme camp of immersive bubble wrap based art.
       

  • Instagram Black Round

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