b. 1984 Centralia Illinois

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION

2010 MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres
2006 BFA , Rhode Island School of Design, Photography
2002-2005 Brown University, Psychology and Philosophy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2016
Water Event (in collaboration with Yoko Ono), Musee d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon FR
2015
The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), interstate 10 from FL to CA
2014
The Museum of Love and Devotion, Fairview Museum of History and Art, Fairview UT
2013
Present Perfect, Et al., San Francisco, CA
Expert Witness, Michael Strogoff Gallery, Marfa TX
Caveat Emptor (in collaboration with the FBI), The Center Gallery at Fordham University, New York NY
2012
American Meat Locker, Land of Tomorrow, Louisville KY
2011
Third Person Eclipse, COLLASUS, Iraqi Embassy, Berlin Germany
2010
First Light, Culturia Residency, Berlin Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
74 million million million tons, Sculpture Center, Long Island City NY
In this place where the guest rests, Franklin Street Works, Stamford CT
2017
The Hierophant, Galeria Nicodim Bucharest, Bucharest ROU
The Basilisk, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Concrete Island, VENUS LA, Los Angeles CA
2016
Made in LA 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA
Mad Horizon, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm SE
Roman a Clef And/Or The Appetite of the Chef, Rainbow in Spanish, Los Angeles CA
2015
Rendez-vous 15, Lyon Biennale, Lyon FR
The Historical Society of Desert Archive, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover UT
Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic LA, PIASA, Paris FR
2014
Impure Lux Impramatur, 3 Days Awake, Los Angeles CA
Apollo TBD, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Presents, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles CA
2013
Black Rabbit, White Hole, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles CA
2012
Excavation II, Public Fiction, Los Angeles CA
Conscious Fiction, Johansson Projects, Oakland CA
Vast and Undetectable, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco CA
2011
The Circumference is Everywhere, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa JP
Attn: Library, Kosmos Lane Gallery, Tokyo JP
Based on A True Story, Conveyor Arts, Hoboken NJ
Between Two Islands in Three Parts, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City UT
2010
Like Death, New Mexico Will Catch Up with You in the End, The Fisher Press, Santa Fe NM
At Bay, UC Berkeley, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA

LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS

2016
Hammer Museum, Excavation II (with Jack D.M. Green), Los Angeles CA
University of California Long Beach, Artists in Their Own Words, Long Beach CA
CSSSA, Guest Lecture series, Valencia CA
USC School of Architecture, Guest Lecture Series, Los Angeles CA
2015
University of California Santa Barbara, Excavation II, Santa Barbara CA
University of Texas El Paso, Pending Cipher for the Open Present, El Paso TX
California Institute of the Arts, Excavation II, Valencia CA
2012
Stanford University, First Light, Palo Alto CA
2011
Culturia, Artist in Residence, Berlin Germany
2010
UC Berkeley, The Coming of the End, Berkeley CA
Exploratorium, Artist in Residence, San Francisco CA
UC Berkeley, Deep Structure and the Haptic Gaze, Berkeley CA

PUBLICATIONS

2016
Excavation II, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA
Made in LA 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA
2015
Rendez-vous 15, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Lyon FR
2014
Present Perfect, Colpa Press, San Francisco CA
Excavation II, Code 2.0, Paris FR
2013
Expert Witness, Colpa Press, San Francisco CA
2012
Lost in LA, Public Fiction/Palais de Tokyo, Los Angeles CA
The Circumference is Everywhere, Booklet Press, Tokyo JP

AWARDS

2016
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant, New York NY
2015
Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award, The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, Washington D.C.

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