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EDUCATION

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
MFA in Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
BFA in Sculpture and BS in Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
Mecanismos, JUNTE, curated by Carla Acevedo-Yates, MECA International Art Fair, San Juan, Puerto Rico
JUNTE – Dance platform, La Loma, Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

2016
Leisure as a Mechanism for Resistance. Curated by Daily Lazy. Parallel Vienna, Vienna, Austria
For Sale By Owner. Curated by Baris Gokturk. Hilltop. Skowhegan, ME
Queens International 2016. Queens Museum. Queens, NY

2015
EAF15: Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition. Socrates Sculpture Park. Queens, NY
Live Action. Curated by Justin Plakas. MINT Gallery. Atlanta, GA

2014
Ander Mikalson: Three’s Company for 8 Performers, Churner & Churner Gallery, New York, NY
A Narrow Hollow Volume, in collaboration with Ander Mikalson. Practice Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
Feeling Tone. Bedfellows Club. Oakland, CA
NYC Dutch Acro Festival. Performing with Toss-Up Acrobatics. Brooklyn Zoo. Brooklyn, NY

2013
Side Out. Curated by Keith Varadi. Primetime Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Dialogic. Curated by Mary Salvante. Rowan University Art Gallery. Glassboro, NJ
New Work. VCU Sculpture Alumni Exhibition. 299 Meserole. Brooklyn, NY

2012
Crest. 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA
Suzanne. Curated by Amy Hauft and Kendall Buster. Artisphere. Arlington, VA
New Waves. Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Virginia Beach, VA
Warm Compression – Damp Gestures (MFA Thesis Exhibition and Performance). Anderson Gallery. Richmond, VA

2011
PDF. Curated by Patrick Gantert. Allegra LaViola Gallery. New York, NY
OVC 2011. Institute of Contemporary Art. Philadelphia, PA
The Wrong Miracle. Curated by Oscar Santillan. Galleria NoMINIMO. Guayaquil, Ecuador

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2016
Emerging Artist Grant Nominee. Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY

2015
Workspace Residency. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. New York, NY
Emerging Artist Fellowship. Socrates Sculpture Park. Queens, NY
Visiting Scholar. NYU, Steinhart School of Culture, Education, and Human Development,
New York, NY
Hot Picks. Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY

2012
Visual Arts Professional Fellowship. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond, VA

REVIEWS / PUBLICATIONS

2016
Queens International 2016 Catalogue, “Personal Space” by Esa Nickle
Queens International 2016 Catalogue, “Interview: Melanie McLain and Alina Tenser”

2015
EAF:15 2015 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition Catalogue. Socrates Publishing. 2015

2013
Hyperalleric, “10 Artists to Watch from 2013 Bushwick Open Studios,” June 4, 2013, by Hrag Vartanian
Bushwickdaily. “VCU Sculpture + 299 Meserole = Interesting Conversation,” June 2, 2013, by Kara Hybenova
Hyperallergic, “A Bushwick Warehouse Filled with Earnest and Honest Sculpture,” June 2, 2013, by Jillian Steinhauer

2012
Ext. 1708, “Hand in Glove, “ October 30, 2012 by Amber Esseiva
Maisonneuve. “Pari’s Axiom,” Issue 44, Summer 2012, pg. 44 by Abou Farman
Curious, “Warm Compression – Damp Gestures,“ Issue 4, Buster, Kendall and Allen, Siemon eds.Richmond, VA: VCUarts Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, 2012