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Exhibitions, Performances, and Happenings

2019-2022

Dyeing with Plant Spirits. Virtual Spirit Weavers Workshop

Andean Directional Chakana Meditation + Curating Yoga Village. Spirit Weavers Gathering. Spirit Weavers Gathering Cave Junction, OR

Artist Vendor. Mercado Sagrado, Malibu, CA

2015-2018 

Andean Directional Chakana Meditation + Curating Yoga Village. Spirit Weavers Gathering. Spirit Weavers Gathering Cave Junction, OR

Artist Vendor. Mercado Sagrado, Malibu, CA

2014

Midwestern Voices and Visions Exhibition. Museum of Contemporary Art of Detroit. Detroit, MI

How You Made Mama A Magical Mystical Miracle! Book release. Otherwild. Los Angeles. CA

Artist Vendor. Mercado Sagrado. Topanga, CA

Yoga Directional Meditation. Spirit Weavers Gathering. Joshua Tree, CA

2013

Yoga. Spirit Weavers Gathering. Murietta, CA

Love Lounge Tent Installation. El Cosmico Marfa Film Festival. Marfa, TX

Random Ceremonies. The Sacred Door. Venice, CA

2012

Have I been here before? La Esquina. Kansas City Missouri

POP! Trading Post. UMKC Gallery of Art. Kansas City, MO

Elemental Communion. The Windhorse. Kansas City, MO

POP! Street Dance: Workout to Waters! Kansas City, MO

2012 Kansas City Flat Files. H&R Block Artspace. Kansas City, MO

Nakatani Gong Orchestra. FOKL. Kansas City, KS

Energetic Ceremony, Messengers of Light, and the Power of Intention. Mattie Rhodes Gallery. Kansas City, MO

2011

Body Bundles: Astral Messengers! Carlson Gallery. North Park University. Chicago, IL

From, To, After. President's Gallery. Harold Washington College. Chicago, IL

Weaving Healing Waters. Fill in The Blank Gallery. Chicago, IL

Corazon. Mattie Rhodes Gallery. Kansas City, MO

2010

Kansa Citta Pueblita. Project Space. Kansas City, Missouri

Andean Highlands: Before the thread hits the loom. Speak. Kansas City, Missouri

2010 Kansas City Flat Files. H&R Block Artspace. Kansas City, Missouri

Every Body Has Communities! Paragraph/Project Space. Kansas City, Missouri

 

Awards and Residencies

2020 

Actos de confianza micro-grant. National Association of Latino Arts and Culture

2019

NFA Artists Grant. National Association of Latino Arts and Culture

2018

Emergency Grant. Joan Mitchell Foundation

Emergency Grant. Adolf and Ester Gottlieb Foundation

Emergency Grant. Carolyn Blasoe Foundation

2017

Emergency Grant. Craft Emergency Relief Fund

2013

Ox bow school of Art Fall residency. Saugatuck, MI

2012

Midwest Voices and Visions Award. Alliance of Artist Communities and The Joyce Foundation.

Rocket Grant Recipient. Charlotte Street Foundation, Spencer Museum, and The Andy Warhol Foundation..

2011

Visiting Artist. Harold Washington College. 

2007

Urban Culture Project. Bonfils Studio Residency

 

Lectures + Discussions + Teaching

2011-2013

Adjunct professor. Foundation drawing + 2D design. University of Missouri Kansas City

2012

10.12 Smell and Tell Round Table Discussion 2. Grand Arts. Kansas City, MO

2011

12.1 Conscious Folk, Pop, and Sensory Awareness: Intention and Vibrations from the Soul!

Harold Washington College. Chicago, IL 

 

Education

2008

Yoga Alliance 200 RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) Certification

2006 

North Park University. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Chicago, IL

Concentration on Painting, Drawing, and Art History.

2004 

University of Georgia Studies Abroad. Cortona, Italy

Intensive courses in Oil Painting, Book and Paper making, Italian Culture, Italian Language, and Central Italian Art History.