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Education:

 

2017  M.F.A. in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), San Francisco, CA

 

2011  B.F.A. in Drawing, Concentration in Illustration, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

 

2011  Study Abroad, Studio Art Center International (SACI), Florence, Italy

 

 

Juried/Solo Exhibitions:

 

2019     

Leah Gonzales (Retrospective), The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

2017 

Fam Sauce, The Family Room, San Francisco, CA

Sauce Ally, The Mint, SFAI Thesis Exhibition San Francisco, CA

2013 

Pink Elephants, Pareidolia, Santa Fe NM

 

​2011 

Solo Thesis Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD

 

​2009 

Juried Undergrad Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

​Group Exhibitions:

2020   

LA is Bananas, I Want to Go to Paradise, Los Angeles, CA

 

2019    

Pot Shop, Ed. Varie Gallery, New York, NY

It’s a Trap, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 

Best in Show, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Communities and Collectives Exhibition, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA Curated by Matt Goldberg

Defining Form, The Untitled Space, Tribeca, NY

Galactish, Fly, San Francisco CA

Hospitality House Auction and Benefit, Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco, CA

Out of Reach, Peep-Hole Cinema, San Francisco, CA

Space Bar Open Studios, Francisco Studios, San Francisco, CA

 

2017 

Strange Pleasures, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Animated Shorts Film Festival, Aggregate Space, Oakland, CA

2016 

The New Wrinkle, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

Outlandish Escapeland, Swell Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

XXX Stop Punkrockimation, New Nothing  Cinema, San Francisco, CA

The Artist's Body, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

2015 

Dissilience, Studio Fab, Oakland, CA

 

2014 

Fifth Annual Salon Show, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2013 

Grand Opening, Pareidolia, Santa Fe, NM

 

2012 

Ferus, Eggman & Walrus, Santa Fe, NM

Sandy Besser Collection, Eggman & Walrus, Santa Fe, NM

2011 

Grand Opening Featuring John Barker, Eggman & Walrus, Santa Fe, NM​

 

2010 

SACI Studio Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD​

MICA Studio Show, SACI, Florence, Italy​

Disegno 3: Contemporary Drawing (Traveling Exhibition), Kansas City Art Institute, University of South Carolina, & MICA

 

 

Art Book Fairs:

 

2019     

Independent Art Book Fair, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Lips, Blossom Plaza: ChinaTown Summer Nights, Los Angeles, CA

 

2018     

Forming, Lower East Coast, Miami, FL

Cultural Traffic, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Teaching Experience:

 

2020   

Design Instructor, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

Ceramic Instructor, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

Ceramic Teacher, Clay Ca., Los Angeles, CA

Ceramic Teacher, Brentwood Art Center, Brentwood, CA

   

2018    

Ceramic Teacher, Mill Valley Potters Studio, Mill Valley, CA

 

2017    

Ceramic Teacher, Clay Days, SoMarts, San Francisco, CA


2016   

Teacher Assistant, Ceramics I, Wanxin Zhang, SFAI, San Francisco, CA      

Teacher Assistant, Contemporary Practice with Helina Metaferia, SFAI, San Francisco, CA


2015   

Teacher Assistant, Drawing I: Methods and Materials with Danielle Lawrence, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

​Studio Assistant Experience:


2019    

Ceramic Mold Making Production Assistant for Jocelyn Marsh, Los Angeles, CA

Ceramic Mold Making Production Assistant for John DeFazio, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

2016   

Studio Painting Assistant for Brad Khalhamer, Headlands Art Residency, Sausalito, CA

 

 

Gallery Experience:


2019      

Co-Director of That That, That That Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions Technician, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2018     

Co-Founder of Space Bar Art Collective, Francisco Studios Inc., San Francisco, CA

 

2012      

Exhibitions Technician, Eggman & Walrus, Santa Fe, NM

 

2010      

Exhibitions Technician, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Exhibitions Intern, Smokebrush Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO

 

 

 

Publications:

 

2018   

Introducing Space Bar,  Zine Bazaar, Self-Published at Every Day Skate Shop, San Francisco, CA  

 

2014   

Popsy In Versailles, Published by Betsy Walker, Santa Fe, NM

 

2012    

"Animal Instincts," Published in Santa Fe Reporter, June Issue, Santa Fe, NM

 

2011   

“Studio Visit,” Published in THE Magazine, November Issue, Santa Fe, NM

 

 

Awards & Honors:

 

2016 

Diversity Scholarship, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

2011 

Honorable Recognition in the Drawing Department upon graduating, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Graduated Cum Laude, MICA, Baltimore, MD

 

2007-2011 

Adduce Foundation Scholarship, Colorado Springs, CO

 

2007-2011 

Scholarships from MICA: Alumni Scholarship, Talent Grant, MICA Grant, Drawing, Presidential Scholarship

 

 

 

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