Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. 1979 

Lives and works in San Francisco, California, USA.


2008   MFA, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA

2003   BFA, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

2002   New York Studio Program, Independent Studio, ACAID, New York, NY 

Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

2014   Pairings, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2012   Fresh Paint, True Silver Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          I Made This For You, Make Work Projects, Saskatoon, SK

          Six of One, Rare Device, San Francisco, CA

          Taking Stock (with Emily Heller), Z Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011   Stripes, San Francisco Friends School, San Francisco, CA

2010   Some Days Honey, Some Days Onions: w/ Elisheva Biernoff,  Elizabeth S. & Alvin I. Fine Museum, SF, CA  

           The Magic Hour, Spare Room Projects, San Francisco, CA

           Time Will Tell, 18 Reasons, San Francisco, CA

2008   About Rounds, Tartine, San Francisco, CA

2007   Sweet Raw (with Siobhan Humston, Jacana Gallery, Vancouver, BC

          Plus+ (with George Vergette), Bjornson Kajiwara Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2006   Maux Faux, Zulu Records, Vancouver, BC

           Happy Day, the Lobby Gallery, Vancouver, BC

           Case Study, the lowercase gallery, Vancouver, BC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013  The community or the individual?  Support or control?, Art Moves Billboard Festival, Toron, Poland

         Voulkos Inspired, Kala's Berkeley Central Arts Passage Way, Berkeley, CA (upcoming)

         Happiness Is... Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

         Cheerful and Heroic Failure, Southwestern College, San Diego, CA

2012  X-Libris, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (curated by MicroClimate Collective)

         Keeping Time, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA (curated by Lauren Davies)

         Cultivar/Taste, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (curated by Bill Basquin + Amy Cancelmo)

2011  PROOF, SOEX Juried Exhibition, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

         Surface Tension, Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery, Ohio State University (curated by Andrea Myers)

         With Food in Mind, Center for the Book Arts, New York, NY (curated by Nicole Caruth)

         New works (with Nancy Lowry & Cameron Forbes), Art Placement Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

         Chunks, Skydive Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by Sasha Dela)

2010  Shadowshop, a project by Stephanie Syjuco. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

          I’m Sure, blankspace gallery, Oakland, CA (curated by Courtney Dailey)

2009  Headlands Center for the Arts 2009 Benefit Auction, San Francisco, CA

         Mixed Metaphors/Compulsive Behaviors, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         Feast: About Food, Made From Food, Including Food, Pittsburg State University, KS 

         Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE, San Francisco, CA 

         Let Them Eat Cake, Gallery Atsui, Vancouver, BC (curated by Sherri Kajiwara)

         Blot out the Sun, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008  Spectrum Art Auction, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA

         Destinations: London, Working Rooms; Berlin, The Berlin Office; SF, Queen’s Nails Annex

         Painting on the Edge, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

         Vital Signs, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA (curated by Gary Sangster)

         30 Under 30, Varnish Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA

2007  Bay to Barley, Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE

         PLAySPACE Silent Auction, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA

         G-13, Spare Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         The Notebook Show, PLAySPACE, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA

         Optimism, The Hardware Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         Aggregate Set, LES Gallery, Vancouver, BC

         Us & Them, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

Public Commissions

2013   Feast:  The Art of Playing with Your Food, New Children's Museum, San Diego, CA

2012   Color Coordinations, State Bird Provisions, San Francisco, CA

2011   Convergence, Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Francisco, CA

2010   Gather, UCSF Moffitt Hospital Café Mural, San Francisco, CA

Residencies + Awards

2014   Lucas Artist Program Irvine Fellow, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

          LPP + Residency, San Francisco, CA

2013  New American Paintings, No. 109 Pacific Coast Issue, Juror:  Janet Bishop

2008  Nominee, Tournesol Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

         California College of the Arts Graduate Commencement Speaker

2007  Recipient, California College of the Arts Merit Scholarship

         Recipient Richard K. Price Scholarship

2005   Kenderdine Campus Artist’ Summer Workshop, Emma Lake, Sask.

Catalogues + Publications

2012  Glance:  CCA, Spring Issue

2011  COLOR & COLOR #3,  a publication by Amanda Curreri & Erik Scollon

         Studio Visit Magazine, National Juried Exhibition in Print, Issue 7

         Ruby Mag the book, Gestalten Verlag

2010  Cooking, Giving It Away: Food, Art, and the Places In, Twilight Greenaway, Art Practical. Issue

         2.5, November 18, 2010.

         18 Reasons: A Conversation with Rosie Branson Gill and Leah Rosenberg, Bean Gilsdorf, Art

         Practical. Issue 2.5, November 18, 2010.

         The Circularity of Stripes, Courtney Dailey, Catalogue essay for Time Will Tell exhibition (18


2008   Carte Blanche II: Painting, Magenta Foundation

         Blot out the Sun, Maria Porges, catalogue essay for group exhibition (Sam Lee Gallery)

Select Visiting Artist Presentations + Panel Discussions

Spring 2014  

Visiting Artist Lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Visiting Artist Lecture, California College of Art, Oakland, CA

Fall 2013  

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