Biographical Information

1986 Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Education

2013 M.A.M., Carnegie Mellon University, Data Marketing and Digital Strategy
2009 B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University, Electronic Time-Based Media and Painting and Contextual Practice
2004 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts and Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 "All I Want Is Someone To Occasionally Touch Me;" The Andy Warhol Museum; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2016 "I Can’t Say That I Don’t Know That I’m Alive;" Cindy Lisica Gallery; Houston, Texas
"Trying To Remain Positive;" Union Project; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2015 "Bowers & Embroideries;" Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Image Crafting;" Jeffrey Smith Studios; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2014 "Pins & Needles;" Revision Space; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Perhaps She is Frightened At Being Dead II;" The MINE Factory; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"The Neverlands;" 709 Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2013 "#Vivaforever;" The College Inn Project; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2009 "Testing My Testosterone;" The Frame; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 "Dark Matter;" Delmar Gallery; St. Louis, Missouri
"Accelerationism;" Pfizer Gallery; Brooklyn, New York
"John Riegert, 2015;" SPACE Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Verse Envisioned;" PANZA Gallery; Millville, Pennsylvania
2015 "Gatherings: Contemporary Drawings;" Fowler-Kellogg Art Center; Chautauqua, New York
"Small Works;" Art Space 616; Sewickley, Pennsylvania
"AAP 104 Annual Exhibition;" Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, Ohio
"Black and White;" Jask Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Over And Back;" Surplus Space; Portland, Oregon
"12×12 Rewind;" Modern Formations Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"I Just Want the Paper;" The MINE Factory; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2014 "AAP 103rd Annual Exhibition;" Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2013 "Disambiguate;" Kipp Gallery; Indiana, Pennsylvania
"Seven Degrees of 7;" Space 101 Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"40.4406° N, 79.9961° W;" Joanna Angie Gallery; Buffalo, New York
2011 "Pittsburgh’s Rising;" Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"180min;" Three Rivers Arts Festival; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2010 "New Juried Visual Art Exhibition;" Three Rivers Arts Festival; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2009 "From the Vault;" Miller Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Death of a Craftsman;" Lunar Gala Fashion Show; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"$211853335.7 : 3.02647 * 107 in3 * $7/in3;" Frame Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2008 "I <3 Robots;" Sullivan Galleries; Chicago, Illinois
"ATTRA;" Cummings Gallery; Erie, Pennsylvania
"New Media;" The Children’s Museum; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"I HEART ROBOTS: A Spaceadelic Video Dance Party;" Pittsburgh Filmmakers; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Caught Looking II;" PNC Park with The Andy Warhol Museum; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Art is Dead;" Lunar Gala Fashion Show; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2007 "Machine Wash Warm Water;" S P A C E; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Mosaic: Lenses, Gender in Focus;" UC Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Caught Looking;" PNC Park Jumbotron; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2006 "Three-D Media;" Ellis Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2005 "Concepts;" Chem. Lab Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Congressional Art Exhibit;" U.S. Capitol Building; Washington, D.C.
"PGSA;" State Capitol Building; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Awards and Recognition

2015 Pittsburgh Emerging Artist of the Year Nominee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Best In Show – Three Rivers Arts Festival; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Emerging Artist—Three Rivers Arts Festival; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Eben Demarest Trust Award; The Pittsburgh Foundation; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Artist in Residence, Bhutan
Fellow, Flight School Artist Advancement
2014 The MINE Factory, August Resident; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Emerging Artist of the Year Nominee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2013 Pittsburgh Emerging Artist of the Year Nominee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2012 Brew House Distillery 7 Resident
2011 2nd Place, Thomson Reuters Case Competition
2010 1st Place, Artistic Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fellow, Summer Undergraduate Research, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2008 1st Place, Augusta Fisher Porter Award, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2007 1st Place, John L. Porter Award, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Small Undergraduate Research Grant, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2006 1st Place, Harry Holland Art Award, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania