EDUCATION

2016
MFA Sculpture Intermedia
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

2014
BFA Sculpture Intermedia
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

PROJECTS

2020
SALTLANDS @ Various Locations, UT (upcoming)

2017-2018
PERMADEATH @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
a farewell to images @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, SLC, UT

2017
|human| @ NOX Contemporary, SLC, UT
…the future is the past is the future is the past is… @ Finch Lane Gallery, SLC, UT

2016
AUTOMATIC PROCESSING PITFALLS @ 156 W Utopia Ave, SLC, UT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Halophyte Collective 2020, publication

2019
Plein Air @ Bountiful Davis Art Center, SLC, UT
WB’s @ The Monarch, Ogden, UT

2018
Statewide Competition @ Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT
Rendevous @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, SLC, UT

2017
|human| @ The Wrong Biennale: HOMEOSTASIS LAB, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Liquid Collaboration @ Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, SLC, UT
Group Exhibition @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, SLC, UT
Utah Ties 2017 @ Central Utah Art Center, SLC, UT
Huge Benefit Art Show for Communidades Unidas @ Mestizo Institute of Culture & Arts, SLC, UT

2016
35 x 35 @ Finch Lane Gallery, SLC, UT
Statewide Competition @ Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT
This is Not a Test @ MIRI Gallery, SLC, UT
Warnock Residency Group Show @ MIRI Gallery, SLC, UT
Alliances @ Sculpture Club Gallery, University of Utah, SLC, UT
Dear Mr. Vernon, MFA Group Show @ Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, SLC, UT

2015
Digitally Infused @ University of Utah Modern Dance Department, Utah
New Year’s Eve @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
Coordinates @ the Gateway, Salt Lake City, Utah
Utah Ties 2015 @ Central Utah Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
MFA Group Show @ Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

2014
MFA Group Show @ Sugar Space, Salt Lake City, Utah
HumanUfactorY(ng) Workstyles (with J. Morgan Puett) @ School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Annual Student Exhibition @ Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Utah
Utah Ties @ Central Utah Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergent Event #3 @ Warnock Residency with Morgan J. Puett, SLC, Utah
Emergent Event #2 @ Warnock Residency with Morgan J. Puett, SLC, Utah Emergent
Event #1 @ Warnock Residency with Morgan J. Puett, SLC, Utah

2013
#secretEve @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mini Series @ Art Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Artist Spotlight @ Studio for Living Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
Group Show @ Pebbles and Twigs, Salt Lake City, Utah
Traces @ Art Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Alt Show 2013 @ Felt Building, Salt Lake City, Utah
Reflect @ Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

AWARDS

2019
Best in Show, Plein Air, Bountiful-Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

2017
Artist in Residence, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

2015
Outstanding Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards Nominee University of Utah

2013
Carmen Morton Christensen Scholarship
University of Utah

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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