Invitational & Juried Group Exhibitions

2019 The Space Between, Julie Saul Gallery, NYC

2019 Loss, Humble Arts Foundation, curated by Tara Wray and Jon Feinstein

2019 6th Annual International, curator Aline Smithson, Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts

2018                            The Fence, Denver, CO

2017                            Black & White, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, curator Ann Jastrab

2016                            Photography Biennial, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN

2015                            Landscapes, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, curator Chantel Paul

2015                            Wintertide, Biennial Juried Exhibition, Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN, first place in photography category

2014                            Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2014                            MN Creates, State Capitol, St. Paul, MN

2014                            Perspectives, MInnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN

2014                            7th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition, Coalition of Photographic Arts, curator, Karen Irvine, first place, Milwaukee, WI

2013                            Regis Center for Art, Katherine E Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013                            31st Annual Juried Group Exhibition, curator, Lisa Sutcliffe, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

2013                            Then.Here.Now. Historical Society, Portland, OR

2013                            The View from Here: Photography from the Twin Cities, curator Elizabeth Leach U.S. Bank's Ascent

2010                            Portrait Exhibition, curator David Little, Mpls Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN

2009                           Juried show, Photographic Center Northwest Seattle, WA

2009                            Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM

2009                            Intangible: Recent Photographs: 9 Women, University Center Rochester, MN

2008                            Coalition of Photographic Arts, curator George Slade, Milwaukee, WI

2008                            MFA Thesis Exhibition, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2008                            N45 North of the 45th Parallel, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI   

2008                            National Juried Photography Exhibition, Toledo Friends of Photography, curator Todd Hido, Toledo, OH

2008                            Position and Imposition, MCAD Faculty show, Minneapolis, MN

2007                            Get StARTed, Chambers Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN                    

2007                            Coalition of Photographic Arts, curator Brian Ulrich, Milwaukee, WI

2007                            New York City 12th Annual National Photography Competition,

                                     honorable mention, Soho Photo Gallery, NY

2007                             PX3 Prix de la Photographie, honorable mention, Paris, France

2007                             Photocentric, Minneapolis Center of Photography, MN

2007                             Made at MCAD, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2006                             Praxis/Practice, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Solo and two person exhibitions, Fellowships

2013                            Mc Knight Fellowship, 2012/13, August15, 2013 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2011                             Jerome Fellowship Exhibition, 2010/11 MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2011                             Unshared Sacrifice, IFP Media Arts, St. Paul, MN

2010                            Falling in Love at the End of the Universe, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR

2005                           I've Seen You Where You've Never Been, Aalto , Portland, OR 

2003                           Movement, Hawthorne Art Gallery, Portland, OR                  

2001                            Somewhere to Land, HiiH, Portland, OR



 2015-2016                   Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant

2012-2013                   McKnight Fellowship for Photographers

2012-2013                   Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant

2010-2011                    Jerome Foundation Fellowship

2006-2008                 MFA Trustees Scholarship, MCAD

1994-1996                   Academic Achievement Scholarship, PSU


Collections Museum of Modern Art, Art Library, NY

                                    Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

                                    Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR


Publications, Reviews, Press

What Will You Remember, 2019

Water Stone Review, August 2017

World Photography Organization, 2017

Lenscratch, 2017

Don't Take Pictures, 2017

PhotoWhoa, 2015

Feature Shoot, 2015

Rinse, 2014

After War, Before Eros, Location Books, essay by Charlotte Cotton

Water~Stone Review, November, 2013

Flak Photo, May 10, 2013

NY Times Magazine, Dan Kaufman, How did WI become the most politically diverse place in America, May 27, 2012

Foto Visura, November 30, 2012

Art Photo Index, June 2012

Jerome Catalogue, essay Jonathan Thomas

Art Source Portland, May 2010

Arts Journal, Bring her brother home, December 11, 2010

Conscientious, November 18, 2009

Flak Photo, June 23, 2009

Flak Photo, December 18, 2008

Frances Richey, The Warrior, July 30, 2008




Aug 2016- May 2018         Lecturer, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Aug 2013- May 2016         Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Jan 2011- Aug 2013           Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Aug 2010- May 2013         Visiting Artist, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

May 2008- May 2010        Adjunct Professor, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

1996-2006                         K-12 Art Integration Specialist, special education teacher, Portland Public Schools, OR



2008  Masters of Fine Art, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

1996  Masters of Arts in Education, Portland State University, OR    

1994  Bachelor Social Work, Photography minor, California State University Sacramento, CA