CV

Artist CV

Formal Education

Utah State University, Master of Fine Art, Art + Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, 2017

Florida State University, Bachelor of Science, Studio Art, 2006-2008

University of Denver, 2005-2006

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Early College Program, 2003, 2004

Awards and Recognitions

Enduring Legacy Award, Utah State University Student Media, 2017

Specialty Show of the Year, Utah State University Student Media, 2017

Best Self Promotion, Utah State University Student Media, 2017

Utah Museums Association Conference Scholarship, 2016

Logan Trails Artwork Grant, 2016

Mountain West Arts Conference Scholarship, 2016

Utah State University Graduate Enhancement Award, 2016

KBLU 92.3 FM/AGGIE RADIO Station Manager Scholarship, 2016

Utah Public Radio Arts Reporting Scholarship, 2016

Summerfest at Tabernacle Square Community Engagement Grant, 2015

Utah State University X-STEM Assistantship, 2014-2017

Memphis Wood Teaching Award Nominee, 2011

University of Denver Art Merit Scholarship, 2005

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, 2005-2008

Florida Congressional Art Award, Representative Jeff Miller, 2005

American Civil Liberties Union Norman Elliot Kent Youth Activist Scholarship,  2005

Leadership, Community Organizing

KBLU 92.3 FM/Aggie Radio, Station Manager,  2016-present

Caine College of the Arts, Graduate Representative, 2015-present

Red Sand Project, Liaison for Utah State University, 2016-present

Keepers of the Waters, Liaison for Utah State University, 2015-present

[dis]claimer Magazine, Creative Editor, 2006

Students For Justice, Founder and National Leader, 2005-2006

Publications, Films, and Media

Miami Herald, Feature story on PARTICIPATE! exhibition, 2017

Salt Lake Tribune, Feature story on PARTICIPATE! exhibition, 2017

Deseret News, Feature story on PARTICIPATE! exhibition, 2017

Herald Journal, Feature story on PARTICIPATE! exhibition, 2017

USU.edu, Feature Story on my work, 2017

ABC 7 Chicago, Photography, 2016

UPR.org, Arts and Culture Reporting, 2015-2016

HYPERALLERGIC.com, Photography, 2015

HERALD JOURNAL, Interview, 2015

THE STATESMAN, Interview, 2015

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Soundcloud, 2014

THEEQUALGROUND.com, Music Album Review, 2014

SKATE ALL DAY, Documentary film, 2014 

MY DX RADIO, Radio Show Guest, 2013

FOLIO MAGAZINE, 2014, 2013

EU JACKSONVILLE MAGAZINE, 2013

DEEJERS.com, 2013

ALTSOUNDS.com, Powerful Rectangles: Part One album review, 2013

JACKSONVILLE TIMES UNION, Gimme Five Newspaper Interview, 2012

VOID TELEVISION, CW17 Jacksonville, 2012

CRULIENPHOTOGRAPHY.com, 2012

ADAMARENDELL.com, 2011

JAXSCENE.com, 2011

VOID MAGAZINE, performance review, 2010

FLORIDAMUSICBLOG.com, 2010

ARBUS MAGAZINE, 2010

BUZZ MAGAZINE, 2010

THEOUTERBOX.wordpress.com, 2010

THE ONE NIGHT ONLY MAGAZINE, 2009

CHICAGOSEGWAY.com, photography, 2009

THE LIFE I FORGOT TO LIVE, Documentary, 2008

89.7 WVFS TALLAHASSEE, Hootenanny, 2007

GULF BREEZE NEWS, Subject of Story, 2005

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL, Interview, 2005

Solo Art Gallery Exhibitions

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY PROJECTS GALLERY, Logan, UT, 2014, 2015, 2016

BLACK SHEEP, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

SINCE I WAS 12 GALLERY at Swagsonville , Jacksonville, 2013

UNDERBELLY, Jacksonville, FL, 2012

GALLERY 023, The Dreams We Have and the Nightmares We Create, Denver, CO, 2006

Juried and Group Gallery Exhibitions 

READYMADE GALLERY at Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2016

TIPPETS GALLERY at Utah State University,  Art + Biodiversity, Logan, UT, 2015

NORA ECCLES HARRISON MUSEUM OF ART, Logan, UT, 2015

GALLERY 102, Reflex Blue Juried Exhibition, Logan, UT, 2015

CHASE FINE ARTS CENTER at Utah State University, Arts Week Gala, Logan, UT, 2015

GALLERY 102, Graduate Exhibition, Logan, UT, 2014

CORK ARTS DISTRICT, Summer Splash, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

A.I.R GALLERY, Wish You Were Here 13, Brooklyn, NY 2014

THE ART CENTER II, One Spark, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

RAIN DOGS, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

THE SOUTH GALLERY at Florida State College, D.A.T.A Exhibition, Jacksonville, FL, 2014 

CORK ARTS DISTRICT, Put Up or Shut Up, Jacksonville FL, 2014

WOLFSON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL In Patient Art Library, Jacksonville FL, 2013

CORK ARTS DISTRICT, May Day, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

STUDIO 121, One Spark, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE, First Coast Portfolio, Jacksonville, FL, 2012

SQUARE ONE, Clash of the Coasts, Jacksonville, FL, 2011

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE, First Coast Portfolio, Jacksonville, FL, 2011

TSI DISCOTHEQUE, Karmic Explosion, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

OGLESBY UNION GALLERY, A Real Political Party, Tallahassee, FL, 2008

THE FRAMERY, Gulf Breeze, FL, 2006

GALLERY 621, It’s Time To Come Home, Tallahassee, FL, 2006

Public Art Installations

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY, Logan, UT, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

HABITAT BLOCK PARTY, Albuquerque, NM, 2015

ONE SPARK FESTIVAL, Jacksonville, FL, 2014, 2013

PILSEN ART WALK, Chicago, IL, 2013

GAS LAMP DISTRICT Light Rail Station, Comic Con, San Diego, CA, 2013

HEMMING PLAZA, Downtown Art Walk, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

COMIC CON, San Diego, CA, 2013

ST. JOHNS RIVER BANK, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tallahassee, FL, 2008, 2007, 2008

Speeches and Presentations

Utah State University Black Student Union, Logan, 2016

Little Bloomsbury Art Festival, Logan, UT, 2016

Student Media Awards Presentation @ Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2016

Science Unwrapped @ Utah State University, Guest Speaker for Mark Lee Koven, Logan, UT, 2015

Artist Talk @ Episcopal School of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

Peace Awareness Day @ University of North Florida, Keynote Speaker,  Jacksonville, FL, 2005

Performances

PROJECTS GALLERY, Participatory installation/performance, Logan, UT, 2014

THE ART CENTER II, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

CORK ARTS DISTRICT, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2014

ART LAB MIAMI, Art Basel Party in Wynwood Arts District, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Miami, FL, 2013

HEMMING PLAZA, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

1904 MUSIC HALL, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Jacksonville, FL, 2013

FORGE 3D PRINTING, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

SWAGSONVILLE, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

BURRO BAR, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2013, 2014

BIG KAHUNA, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 2013

JACKSONVILLE LANDING, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2013

THE FOUNTAINS at UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Jacksonville, FL, 2012

BLUES ROCK INN, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 2012

DIVE BAR, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2011

CONMOTO FESTIVAL, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

ROADHOUSE, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Orange Park, FL, 2010, 2011

NULL SPACE GALLERY, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010, 2011

THE END, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Nashville, TN, 2010

GO BAR, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Athens, GA, 2010

THE SINCLAIR, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010, 2011

MAVERICK’S, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

LOMAX LODGE, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

EUROPEAN STREET, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 2010

THE OCEAN CLUB, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 2010

FEST-A-MYSTIC MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL at Seawalk Hotel, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Jacksonville Beach, FL, 2010

FLY’S TIE, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Atlantic Beach, FL, 2010

UNDERBELLY, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010, 2011, 2013

BREWSTER’S PUB, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

BREWSTER’S PIT, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

DOOZER’S, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

JACKRABBITS, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010

TSI DISCOTHEQUE, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Jacksonville, FL, 2010, 2011

REGGIE’S MUSIC JOINT, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection, Chicago, IL, 2009

JONATHON JOSTRAND FESTIVAL OF FREEDOM, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music, Glen Ellyn, IL, 2009

CUBBY BEAR, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music, Chicago, IL, 2009

FLUX STUDIO/GALLERY, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Jacksonville, FL, 2009

BROWER BACKYARD BASH, Mikey’s Imaginary Friends Live Music/Video Projection,  Madison, WI, 2007

Workshops and Notable Studio Visits

SUSAN CARABALLO, grant workshop, studio visit/critique, 2016

BETSY DAMON, art/science workshop, 2015

MARK DION, studio visit/ critique, 2015

PAUL VANNOUSE, DNA Art Workshop, 2015

BRANDON BALLENGEE, studio visit/critique, 2015

ANDREA POLLI, studio visit/critique, 2014

Collections

MARY CONNER

USS INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM

ELSA ULLOA

JENNIE MCGUIRE

MARY CONNER

STEVE DECLEAN

MARK STUART ZIMMERMAN

NICOLE HARPER

BRUCE, SHARON, AND MAX MILLER

ABSOLUTELY CHICAGO SEGWAY TOURS

EMMY STAR BROWN

JAKE BROWER

ADAM BUEHLER

DARYA MARCHENKOVA

ASHLEY CLINE

DEVIN HARTMAN

PETER JOSTRAND

TIM JOSTRAND

JOHN AND BETH JOSTRAND

TINKER HATFIELD

MALLORY DOMIO

TOM YOUNG

JENN CALABRESE