Born: 1979 Fortuna, California USA

EDUCATION
2012. Mills College, Oakland Ca. MFA Studio Art
2008. The University of California, Davis, BA Art Studio
2007. Yale/Norfolk Summer Residency
2003. Extended Education Seminar. Creativity and Madness. Santa Fe, NM.
 
AWARDS/ HONORS
2014. Recology Artist in Residence Program, San Francisco
2012. Jay DeFeo Fellowship. Awarded by Jurors Renny Pritikin and Courtney Fink. Mills College.
2011. Herringer Foundation Award. Mills College.
2009. Akademie Schloss Solitude. Eight Month Fellowship in New Media. Awarded by Juror Sarah Morris. Stuttgart, Germany.
2008. Outstanding Achievement in Art Practice. University of California, Davis.
2007/2008. Thiebaud Award. University of California, Davis.
2007. Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship. Yale School of the Arts. New Haven, CT.
2007. Weber Scholarship. University of California, Davis.   
1999. Faculty Award. Sierra College, Rocklin, Ca.
1999. Jurors Award. Sierra College, Rocklin, Ca.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2014 Alter Space Gallery. Jail Cell Residency. San Francisco, CA.
2014 Recology Artist in Residence Program, San Francisco
2009/2010. Akademie Schloss Solitude. Stuttgart, Germany.
2008. Silverland Gallery. Artist in Residence. Virginia City, NV.
2007. Yale/Norfolk Summer Residency: Yale School of the Arts. New Haven, CT.

 SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo
2015. San Francisco Arts Commission, Grove Street Window Project. The Higher We Rise, The Further Away I Seem. December 2014-March2015
2015. Alter Space Gallery. San Francisco, Ca. This Is Where Home Is. December 2014.
2014. Recology. San Francisco, CA. From the Belly of the Whale
2013. Some Thing Spacious. Oakland, CA. Where There’s A Will There’s A Way
2008. Silverland Gallery. Virginia City, NV. …and architecture became everything.
2008. Basement Gallery. University of California, Davis. Please, Please 20,000 Leagues
Two Person and Group
2015. Jewish Contemporary Museum. San Francisco, CA. Dorothy Saxe Invitational, Tzedakah. (Curated by Renny Pritikin)
2014. Incline Gallery (2 Person). San Francisco, CA. Everything’s a Thing
2013. Alter Space. San Francisco, CA. A Night of Puppets
2012. Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA. Beauty. (Curated by Glen Helfand)
2012. Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA. 7th Annual Juried Show (Curated by Apsara DiQuinzio)
2012. The Nelson Gallery, UC Davis. Flatlanders on the Slant (Curated by Renny Pritikin)
2012. Mills Museum. The Last Show On Earth: MFA Thesis Exhibition
2011. MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland Ca. Fifteen Minutes (Curated by Alison OK Frost)
2011. Pence Gallery, Davis, CA. Touching Base
2010. Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany. Remediation.
2010. Rijeka Music Festival. Rijeka, Croatia. Dance of DisBear Transmission.
2010. Kunstverein. Stuttgart, Germany. Territories of the Inhuman.
2010. Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany. Arbeitstitel (Working Title)

LECTURES/ARTIST TALKS
2015. San Francisco Arts Commission. Grove Street Window Project. The Higher We Rise, The Further Away I Seem. Public conversation with curator Kevin Chen.
2013. UC Davis. Intermediate Photo taught by Tressa Pack. Guest Speaker. 1 hour
2013. Some Thing Spacious. Oakland, CA. Where There’s a Will There’s a Way. Artist Talk. 1hour
2010. Kuntsverein Stuttgart. Exhibition Lecture. 1 Hour
2008. Silverland Gallery. Artist Talk/ Student Workshop. 2 Hours

FILM FESTIVALS
2011. Nevada City Film Festival, Nevada City, CA. The Dazzling Effects of Smoking Unicorn Horn
2010. Kassel Documentary Film Festival. Kassel, Germany. Gravity
2010. Gaza International Festival for Video Art. Gaza. How Many Heroes Do We Need?
2009. Nevada City Film Festival. Nevada City, CA. Gravity
2007. Nevada City Film Festival. Nevada City, CA. How Many Heroes Do We Need?

PUBLICATIONS
2013. Rebirth of the Artist (as a young man) and Other Stories. Published by Jean-Baptiste Joly, Edition Solitude. Stuttgart, Germany
2009. Denver Quarterly. Volume 44. Issue 1. Featured Cover Artist.
2009. Silverland Almanac: A Continuing Survey of the American West. …and architecture became everything. Essay
2007/2008. Parcel Journal. Featured Artist. November-May

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012. Bigman, Alex. “Beauty”. East Bay Express. August 2-9
2008. Bynum, Brad. “Fifteen Minutes: Silverland Spaceman.” Reno News & Review. Volume 14, Issue 31. September 4-10

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Teaching
2015. Sierra College. Introduction to Video Production. Spring Semester.
2014. California College of the Arts: Young Artist Studio Program. Explorations in Drawing.
2012. Mills College. TA Graduate Painting Seminar with Hung Liu
2011-2012. Mills College. TA Advanced Painting with Robin McDonnell
2011-2012. Mills College. TA Advanced Drawing with Aida Gamez
1999-2009. The Neighborhood Center of the Arts. Grass Valley, CA. Art Instructor working with adults with developmental disabilities.
Audio/Video Production
2013. Camera Operator. Cut It Out: Artist Tahiti Pehrson. Xgames-ESPN. Written by Jesse Locks. Directed by David Nicholson.
2012. Subtitle Input. Life is Hard, Music is Good. Feature Documentary Produced by KSK Records.
2012. Set Design/Camera Operator. Reverse View. Directed by Michael Mersereau.
2010. Video Design and Installation. Dance of DisBear Transmission. Rijeka Music Festival. Rijeka, Croatia.
2009. Sound Technician. Angel Meat, Dancing on Ashes. Stuttgart, Germany
2008. Director/Editor. The Neighborhood Center of the Arts: Promotional Video.
2005. Co-Producer. Music Video. Try Dis. Artist: Hella. Directed by David Nicholson & Brook Caballero.
Voice Artist
2011-Current. Academy of Art University-Cyber Campus
Performance/Composition
2015. Actor. Trimmer #7. Untitled Heather Donahue Project. Television Pilot.
2010. Original Composition and Performance. Solitude: Der Film. Directed by Marcel Wehn.
2009. Actor. Solitude Shining. Directed by Marcel Wehn. Stuttgart, Germany.
2008. Actor. All That Glitters. Video Installation by Artist Darrin Martin.
2003. Actor. Music Video. Friends of Mine. Artist: Adam Green.  Directed by Galen Pehrson.
2008. Guitarist. Rys Chatham’s A Crimson Grail. Lincoln Center, New York, NY.
Theatrical Lighting and Set Design
2007. Art Director/Set Design. Conservatory Retrospective: Nevada Union High School. Choreographer Alison Clancy.
2005. Art Director/Set Design. Tisch Dance Alumni Choreography Showcase. New York University. New York, NY. Choreographer Alison Clancy.