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Education • Exhibitions and EngagementsTalks, Readings and Performances • Published WorkGeneral ExperienceProfessional AffiliationsReferences

Education

  • 2012, Portland State University, Portland OR ; MFA (Art & Social Practice)
  • 2011, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA ; Residency (“Drift w/Claire Penticost and Brian Holmes)
  • 2010, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, B.C. ; BA (Literary Studies)

Exhibitions and Engagements

  • 2012
    • What Can a Body Do, Blind Field Shuttle (multi-channel sound installation), Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery/Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA (Curator: Amanda Cachia)
    • Visiting Artist: Art Lab Program, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH (Curator:   Kristin   Rochelle Lantz)
  • 2011
    • A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability + Art, Disabled series (photographs), The Hoover Method (video), Long Cane (sculpture), I          Want (poetry) Present Space, Portland, OR (Curator: Catherine J. H. Miller)
    • Organizer, Presenter and Panelist, Open Engagement Art + Social Practice Conference, Blind Field Shuttle (walking tour), Disability/Art (panel discussion), Blindsided (photo installation), Landmarks & Language in Transit (interactive presentation), Portland, OR (Curator: Jen Delos Reyes)
    •  Shine a Light, Non-visual Museum Tours (workshop & event), Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (Curator: Christina Olsen)
    • Medusa’s Mirror: Fears, Spells & Other Transfixed Positions, Blind Field Shuttle (performance & photographs), Pro Arts, Oakland, CA (Curator: Amanda Cachia)
  • 2009
    • Pedestrian Touch-street (installation), Concourse Gallery/Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Talks, Readings and Performances

  • 2012, 
    • What Can a Body Do: Investigating Disability in Contemporary Art,Round table discussion with Sunny Taylor, Catherine Sherwood, Laura Swanson, Georgina Kleege, Ann Millett-Gallant, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson and Tobin Siebers, California College of Arts, San Francisco, CA (Organizer: Amanda Cachia)
  • 2011
    • Cross Boarder Shared Coast Poetry Convergence, I Want … (poetry,)FieldWork Gallery, Portland, OR (Organizer: Mercedes Eng)
  • 2011
    • Diversity Lecture Series, Cutting the Disability Out of Disability Arts (essay), PSU Diversity Committee, Portland State University, Portland, OR
  • 2009
    • Writing / Art Symposium, Blind Poetics (essay), Emily Carr University of Art + Design/ Emily Carr University Theatre, Vancouver, BC
    • Mobilize Exhibition, The Long Poem of Walking (participatory performance), Goonies Gallery, Vancouver, BC 
  • 2008
    • Critical Disability Graduate Conference, Caning in the City (essay),Critical Disability   Studies Student Association, York University, Toronto, ON  

Published Work

  • 2012
    • Stay Solid: The Radical Handbook for Youth, I Want (poetry),Disability Series   (photography), AK Press, Oakland, CA
    • A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability + Art, I Want (poetry), MemePress, Vancouver, BC
  • 2010
    • Paul Thek: Diver, A Retrospective (Teaching Notes) Untitled (poetry),Publication Studio, Portland, OR

Magazines & Journals

  • 2010, West Coast Line Issue: 73 Excerpt from Long Poem of Walking (poetry)
  • 2009, Disability Studies Quarterly Volume: 29 Issue: 1 Touch & Drag, Wind and Curb (poetry)
  • 2007, Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry, Volume: 1 Issue: 2,Caning in the City    (essay)

General Experience

2011 – 2012, Educator, Portland State University (Courses Taught: Writing through the Body, Intro to Art & Social Practice, and Creative approaches to Documentation)

Professional Affiliations

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References

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