Lives and works in Houston, TX
SOLO/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
The Museum of Unnatural History, Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, Lone Star College, Montgomery, TX. November- December.
The Museum of Unnatural History, ArtLeague, Houston, TX. January-February.
Fictitious Realities/Realistic Fictions, Art Palace Gallery, Austin, TX. September-October. With Seth Mittag.
Ersatz Nature, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX. January- February. With Shawn Smith.
Locked Horns and Shed Antlers, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. November.
Crocheting Deer, Hidden Squirrels, Cactus Bra, San Antonio, TX. October.
New Work, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO. August-September.
Freaks of Nurture, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX. February.
Outside In, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX. August. With William Hundley.
Rear Bumper Sweater, Seth’s Bumper Gallery, Houston, TX. April.
Domestic Camouflage, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. October-December.
Small Comforts, Other Worlds, East Gallery, Fullerton, California. August- September.
The Grove, Lime Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California. April.
Elaine’s Show, A402 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia,California, February.
Comfort Show, New Gallery, Austin, Texas. May.
Edge of Life: Forest Pathology Art. Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University. Nacogdoches , TX. January- February.
High Fiber & Raw Materials, Invitational exhibition, The Arts Alliance Center at Clearlake. Clearlake, TX. August- October.
Ladies First, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX. March – May.
Earthbound, Art Museum of South Texas. Corpus Christi, TX. March- May.
Sur Le Fil, Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sete, France. December-April.
Domestic Animals, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, TX. November- January.
Sur Le Fil, Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille, France. October- November.
30th Anniversary Exhibition Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Curated by Clint Willour. August- September.
Animal Attraction, Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, NV. June-August.
Raised in Craftivity, Wignall Museum/Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga, CA. January-March.
Skin Trade, Chashama ABC, New York, NY. October-November.
UnBOXed, Crazywood Gallery, Huntsville, TX. October- November.
Cohesive Discord, Space 125, Houston, TX. June-August.
Un-Natural Disaster, University of Texas at Dallas. Dallas, TX. March-April.
Raised in Craftivity, Greenlease Gallery, Kansas City, MO. September.
More Art, Less Filler, Space 204, Ingram Studio Art Center, Vanderbilt University. August-October.
White Trash Heroes, Texas Firehouse Gallery, Long Island City, NY. August.
High 5: Emerging Art in America. The CW Corporate Headquarters, Burbank, CA. June-Aug, 2007.
New Works, Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, TX. January –February.
Fall Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY. November-December.
Embroidered Stories/Knitted Tales, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA. September-November.
Sculpture Now, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. September-October.
BEAST, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX. September-November.
Crafty, MassArt, Boston, MA. September-October.
Summer Sucks, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX. August.
Femme xx v1.0, Revolution Gallery, Dallas, TX. May-June.
Quiver, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. May- June.
BMG Artists’ Annual, BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, CA. January- February.
Hanging by a Thread, The Moore Space, Miami, FL. September-October.
The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. July.
Texas Biennial, Austin, TX. March.
Empty Nest, Sweetboy Projects Home Base, Los Angeles, CA. July.
Arboretum, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. July-August.
BID Show, Guaranteed Vacuum, Arroyo Arts Collective, Highland Park, CA. May. Juried by Liz Larner.
Pleasure Garden, Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, CA. April.
Girls Who Wear Glasses, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA. March.
Trail Mix: A Mile of Art, Hahamongna Watershed Park, Pasadena, CA. November. Selected by New Town Pasadena.
In the Nursery, Armory Northwest, Pasadena, CA. October- January.
We’ve Moved, The Armory, Pasadena, CA. September- November.
Armory Outdoor Sculpture Installational, Armory Northwest, Pasadena, CA. July- August.
Space Invaders, Six Months, Los Angeles, CA. May.
Emergence, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA. March.
Old Town Newhall Art Walk, Jazmin’s Bakery, Newhall, CA. December.Commissioned by City of Santa Clarita, California.
Soft, Time & Place Gallery, Gorman, CA. November-January.
MFA Mid Residency Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. October.
The Morning After, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. May.
Additions, D301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. November.
Passing Through Walls: An Art Exhibition Inside an Architecture Building, Sutton Hall, The University of Texas, Austin, TX. December.
Revelation, Texas, International Sculpture Conference, Houston, TX. May- June. Juried by Dr. Frances Colpitt, Luis Jimenez, and Sharon Engelstein.
Art Students Exhibition, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX. February.
Surface Tension: An Art Exhibition Inside a Swimming Center, The Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX. December.
New Works Exhibit, Performing Arts Center, Austin, TX. March.
2003 Masters of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, May.
2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, The University of Texas at Austin, May.
1977 Born in Taft, TX
2010 Civic Art Commission for the Vinson Neighborhood Library through City of Houston and the Houston Arts Alliance
2008 Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Fellowship Grant
2007 Best Work of Art. Austin Critics Table Awards
2005 Jurors Choice Award. Texas Biennial
2010 Houston Center of Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX. January-August.
ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AFFILIATIONS
2008- Present Box13 Artspace Houston, TX. Board of Directors, Exhibition Coordinator.
2009- Present Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Programming Committee.
2007-2010 Diverseworks Art Space. Houston, TX. Artist Board.
2007-2008 Buffalo Bayou Art Park, Houston, TX. Executive Director.