2015 MFA, Photography, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX

2011 BFA, Fibers, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO


Awards and Grants

2019 Reading Residency Honorable Mention, Candor Arts

2018 Mock Grant Review Winner, Midwest Artist Project Services (MAPS)

2017 Convening Scholarship, Common Field

2016 G. Douglas Byers Memorial Fellowship, Signal Fire

2015 Jones Grant, SMU Meadows School of the Arts

2014 Friends of Taos Scholarship, SMU-in-Taos

2013 Full-tuition Graduate Fellowship, SMU Meadows School of the Arts

2013 Shortlist, Fotofilmic ‘13

2011 National Conference of Undergraduate Research Travel Grant, Truman State University

2010 Hearst Fine Arts Scholarship, Truman State University



2019 (upcoming) decelerator residency, the strange foundation, West shokan, NY (october 29-november 5)

2019 Superstition Views: Alumni Backpacking, Signal Fire (March 24-30)

2017 ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI (August 3-16)

2016 Wide Open Studios: Unwalking Lewis and Clark, Signal Fire (July 24 – August 20)

2012 Darkroom Artist-in-Residence, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO (August 1 – December 31)



2019 (upcoming) chicago art book fair, chicago athletic association, chicago, Il

2019 filipino american artist directory pop-up exhibition (organizer), flood plain gallery, St. Louis, MO

2018 Chicago Art Book Fair, Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago, IL

2018 Nights not made for crowds, curated by Ann Meisinger, ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2018 Counter Movements, Truman State University Art Gallery, Kirksville, MO (solo)

2017 Burnt Rice, curated by Pamela Ybañez, Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

2016 Into the Wilderness, curated by Kerri Rosenstein, Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR

2016 4th SPE Combined Women's/Multicultural/LGBTQ Caucus Juried Exhibition, juried by Aline Smithson, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK (catalog) 

2015 RESISTANCE, curated by Pamela Ybañez, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA (catalog)

2015 AMoA Biennial 600: Sculpture, juried by Leigh Arnold, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

2015 Rising Eyes of Texas 2015, juried by Shea Little, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

2015 14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, juried by April Watson, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX (catalog)

2014 500X Expo, juried by Alison Hearst, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013 Shift, St. Louis Artists' Guild, St. Louis, MO (solo)

2012 The Unreal, juried by Ken Rosenthal, The Kiernan Gallery, online (catalog)



2018 Harwood, Amy and Daniela Naomi Molnar (eds.), Leaf Litter #7: Unwalking the West, 2018. 32.

2018 Nievera-Lozano, Melissa Ann and Anthony Abulencia Santa Ana (eds.), The Pilipinx Radical Imagination Reader. San Francisco: Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc., 2018.

2018 Joseph O. Legaspi (ed.), "Philippine-American Lit," World Literature Today (March-April 2018): 47.

2018 Jen Rickard Blair, "Migration, Home, and History through the Eyes of Philippine-American Artists," World Literature Today: The Once Over, February 26, 2018.         

2016 Manifest Gallery, International Photography Annual 4. Cincinnati: Manifest Press, 2016. 88.


other Professional Experience

2018 Keynote talk, PAL Artist Retreat at Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, August 11.

2018 Visiting Artist, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, January 22-23.

2016 Visiting Artist, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX, October 25.

2016 Artist talk, "Post-Graduation Life Strategies," Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, October 19.

2015 Performer in Nadia Kaabi-Linke's "Walk the Line," Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX, September 20–December 20.

2013-2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX

2013 Artist talk, "Shift," St. Louis Artists' Guild, St. Louis, MO, February 7.

2011-2012 Artist/Production Assistant, SKIF International, St. Louis, MO

2011 Gallery Volunteer (Fiber Focus 2011 exhibition), Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2009-2011 Fibers Studio/Teaching Assistant, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO