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

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


Awards and Grants

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

2017     Common Field 2017 Convening Scholarship

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

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

2010     Hearst Fine Arts Scholarship, Truman State University



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

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

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



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

             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

             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)

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

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

             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.

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

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

             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.


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



Common Field

Society for Photographic Education