Resume

Opportunities

2021              319 Artist in residence at Grizzly Grizzly gallery, Vox Building, Philadelphia, PA

O'Neill National Puppetry Conference attendee, "Making Manual Cinema" strand, O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT (remote)

Collaborating artist/scenographer for The Conditions by Lucy M. May, Studio 303 residency, Montreal, QC, CA (remote)

2019             Artist in residence at Officina Stamperia del Notaio, printshop and studio residency, Tusa, Sicily, Italy

2018             Summer apprentice at Bread & Puppet Theatre, Glover, VT

2015             Independent art and puppetry absorption abroad,  Penn. Academy of Fine Arts Women's Board Travel Scholarship

(Germany, France, and United Kingdom) 

Selected Exhibitions and Performances

2022              (upcoming) Baltimore Crankie Fest, invited artist and performer, Baltimore, MD

2021              Dramatis Personae, Summer Artist in residence exhibit at Grizzly Grizzly with MOYOGASH KITSCHMAGIK, Philadelphia, PA

CARE: Access, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

Picture Consequences in collaboration with the Philadelphia Animation Ensemble, "Illuminate the Plaza", PAFA

Puppets in the Pub, Presented by Blue Gene’s Pub, hosted by Tyler Bunch and Jonathan Little, O'Neill National Puppetry

Conference, Waterford, CT (online)

Nasty Brutish & Short Puppet Cabaret: Quarantine 6,  Curated by Myra Su, and Caitlin McCleod.  Hosted by Noah Ginex

Puppet Co., presented by Rough House Puppets and Links Hall.  Chicago, IL (online)

2020             UConn Puppet Arts Program Fall Final Presentations, Presented by UConn Puppet Arts and the Ballard Institute and

Museum of Puppetry, guest mentor Paul Zaloom.  Storrs, CT (online)

Minute Fest, streaming salon-style short performance work, presented by Vox Populi Gallery' s

Digital Doings, Philadelphia (online)

Virtual Rocky Mountain Puppet Slam, a night of curated short form puppet and object theatre presented by

Katy Williams Design in collaboration with Theatrical Response Team, Denver, CO (online)

Virtual Slam Extravaganza, Live broadcast puppetry slam presented by Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline, MA (online)

International Toy Theater Festival Day #5, an evening of isolating together through puppetry, presented by Great Small Works,

Brooklyn, NY (online)

The Codex Project, Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia

Typos + Spills + Broken Glass, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019             To Almost Tell, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia

Emerging Printmakers Show, American Color Print Society, Bob Jackson Gallery, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia

Pet Cemetery, Eye’s Gallery, Philadelphia

2018             Chimera, Spillway Collective, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

Performance Potluck, a night of pop-up performance art in West Philadelphia

Relative Work Experience

2020 —         Shadow theater & puppetry studio creation & consultation

Commissions and collaborations in dance, film, and music projects

2017 —         Teacher, artist, and social justice advocate for

Spiral Q  — SparQ in Schools / Peace Cohorts / Peoplehood Parade / Education Works

Asian Arts Initiative — Access Center

Fleisher Art Memorial — Summer TeenLounge

Philadelphia Arts and Education Program — STEAM at S. Weir Mitchell Elementary

2017-2020     Scientific illustrator at Pfefferkorn Paleobotany Lab, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, UPenn

Education and Community

 

National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center— 2021 Manual Cinema strand participant, Eugene O'Neill scholarship

Puppeteers of Color Social — community member

Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Workshops — Shadow Puppetry II with Linda Wingerter, BIPOC scholarship 

 Crankie Theaters with Myra Su, BIPOC scholarship

Philadelphia Animation Ensemble— member

University of Connecticut, (UConn) Puppetry Arts Program — Advanced Shadow Theater with Annie K. Rollins (un-matriculated)

American Color Print Society — member

Bread & Puppet Theater — 2018 Summer apprentice: Grasshopper Rebellion Circus, and Out-of-Joint Hamlet

University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), Bachelor of Fine Arts*  

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) **— Certificate Program, Printmaking Major

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     Call for Penn to pay PILOTS and to invest in alternative safety measures to ensure the safety and thriving of all people who make up the Penn community

**     Frustratingly, my alma mater takes consistent administrative actions against creating an equitable, safe environment for its students and teachers.  Like

many early American institutions descended from colonization, its administrative and corporate agenda clearly sustain its history (rather than isolated incidents) of white male supremacy.  I stand with my classmates and faculty against PAFA's absence in appropriately facilitating healing and proactive measures in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and survivors of sexual assault.  I think that it speaks worlds that the most fostering and generous colleagues that I met in school were the ones who were enduring and speaking out against the racism and sexism that they were still not protected against there.  While the full website displaying the student and staff-led call for change at PAFA has since expired, I encourage any curious or thorough friend to read more in the Philly Inquirer and Hyperallergic