2020            MFA in Interdiscliplinary Art with a focus on Embodied Place at Sierra Nevada University in Lake Tahoe
2013            BA in Anthropology + Minor in Creative Writing at Stanford               

Shows, installations + exhibitions
2023            Delightful Emergence group show in Oakland, CA
2023            Blü Umi Artist Pop-Up in Hanapepe, Kauai with artist Sterling Bird
2023            Artist at Joshua Tree Music Festival 
2022            Artist at Joshua Tree Music Festival
2020            The Diggins Are Alive two-person show at North Columbia Schoolhouse & Cultural Center, Nevada City, CA with artist Molly Jochem
2020            Wild & Scenic Film Festival Juried Art Exhibit Official Selection, Nevada City, CA
2019            Andy’s Screen Tests installation with Dream Logic at SFMOMA, San Francisco
2019            Burning Man Free Wifi interactive installation at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert
2018            Immersive art installations with Dream Logic at California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco CA
2018            Magritte’s Clouds interactive LED installation with Dream Logic at SFMOMA, San Francisco
2017            Dream Logic at Future Fires Showcase, an immersive art and technology festival in San Francisco
2016            The Art of Dying immersive art show at ReImagine End of Life Festival, San Francisco

Site-specific research projects + residencies
2021-now   Fire as Site: a cross-disciplinary project engaging wildfire as a “site” for creative placemaking in the wildfire-impacted west 
2020            Listening In Void Space: site-specific project at Malakoff Diggins hydraulic gold mine in Western Nevada County, CA. Visit the website.

Work experience + collaborations
2016-now   Freelance artist, illustrator + graphic designer
2019-now   Founding Board Member + Designer for Immersive Arts Alliance, a non-profit expanding the Bay Area’s ecosystem for large-scale, immersive public art 
2020-now   Co-host of ROCK CLUB, an ongoing conversation series about rocks, geomorphology, and our relationships with rocks and land
2017-now   Co-founder of Audio Acid Trips: audio-guided journeys through the magic dark of your imagination
2018-2020  Visual Marketing + Communications at Fat and the Moon
2015-20      Co-founder + Curator at Dream Logic, an experiential art production company that creates immersive art shows, pop-ups, and installations in partnership with Bay Area cultural institutions & museums
2013-2016   Editor, Researcher, and Illustrator at Epic Magazine 

Workshops + trainings
2023            Wilderness Fast Guide Training with the School of Lost Borders at Wild Mountain, Colorado
2022            Ancestral Lineage Healing with Ancestral Medicine
2022            Re-Wilding Mythology course led by writer Sophie Strand
2022            Heal Thyself: Transformative Initiation for People Racialized as White with Reverend Brig Feltus
2021            Mirroring Training with The School of Lost Borders in Dragonback Springs, Colorado
2021            Hawaiian Mythology course with Kumu Ka’imi Summers, University of Hawaii, Kauai 
2020            Great Ballcourt Initiation Fast with The School of Lost Borders, Death Valley CA
2020            Wild Pigment Foraging and Palette Remediation workshop with Tilke Elkins in Springfield, Oregon
2018            Yuba Writers’ 16-Week Workshop with Rachel Howard in Grass Valley, CA
2016            Meisner Acting Intensive with Rachel Adler, Waterfront Playhouse in Berkeley CA

Grants + awards
2024            Winner of 2023/2024 Death Valley Nails Arts + Entrepreneurship Scholarship
2021            Short-listed for Holt/Smithson Foundation Research Fellowship: Indigenous Narratives
2021            NirMānā Mentor Projects supported by a Rise to Work grant through the Garden Island Arts Council
2018            Starland Portfolio Scholarship, Sierra Nevada University
2013            Gratuated Phi Beta Kappa at Stanford with Anthropology Department Honors for undergrad thesis on Anna Tsing’s global ethnology, Friction
2013            Stanford Business School Summer Institute of General Management ‘Best Case Study Presentation’
2012            National Endowment for the Humanities Writing Award for poem about the post-Emancipation South  
2010            Boothe Prize in Undergrad Writing for essay “Intertwining Art” exploring artistic mimesis and mythic allegory in Dante’s Inferno

2021            Two Doors Open in Yellow magazine by Palmwood, United Arab Emirates
2018            “Cookbook Section,” in Thread Online Literary Journal
2017            “And then something weird happened: Burning Man from 30,000 ft.,” in SixbyEight Press
2010            “Intertwining Art,” Stanford University Boothe Prize Anthology

2022            “Deep Listening, Synesthesia & the Senses” Artist Talk for Anna Davidson’s ‘Field Research in the Ecological Arts’ class at Cornell
2021            ‘Alakai Swamp Field Expedition’ & Artist Talk for Anna Davidson’s ‘Field Research in the Ecological Arts’ class at Cornell
2020            End of Life, Grief + XR Panel Discussion presented by Barclays Eagle Labs + Immerse UK
2016            “Your Virtual Death” TedX talk, Stanford

2021            Two Doors Open, an experiential, audio-guided journey through limbo. Published in Yellow, a magazine created by the design studio Palmwood
2010            Podcast with Aliza Gazek & the Stanford Storytelling Project investigating why you can find an Aussie at any backpackers hostel in the world!