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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

August 2015   M.A., Critical Theory and Creative Research (now re-established as OICR)

                         Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) – Portland, OR

May 2014        B.A. cum laude, English (Creative Writing Concentration), History

                         Gonzaga University – Spokane, WA


Professional Experience

2016-present      Listings Associate/Manager, StyleSaveStudio - Omaha, NE

2015-present      Associate Editor and Publicity Coordinator, Spark Wheel Press - Omaha, NE

2014-2016         Editor, Cogitate Studios – Portland, OR

                                         Freelance Beta Reader/Editor

                                         Simons Foundation Annual Meeting Booklet copyedit/fact-check

                                         Reader’s Reports for full manuscripts

Spring 2015        Graduate Teaching Assistant, PNCA– Portland, OR

                                         Writing in Context (Sex in American Literature)

                                         Prepared for & facilitated class discussions and activities                  

2014-2015          Associate, The UPS Store – Portland, OR

2013-2014          Circulation Desk Assistant, Foley Library – Spokane, WA

2011-2014          Sales Associate, Target – Denver, CO


Publications

April 2018       Released Reality Bites issue 5: wet hot american poems, zine - Omaha, NE

January 2018   Poems selected for Lilac City Fairy Tales: Towers and Dungeons anthology

                                        "How disaster ruins everything"

Sept 2017        Released Reality Bites issue 4: hope and other poems, zine - Omaha, NE

June 2017        Released catalog:issue 3 trying not to make it mean too much, zine - Omaha, NE

April 2017       Poems selected for Lilac City Fairy Tales: Weird Sisters anthology

                                        "sisters of the arctic"

                                        "how to papier-mâché a mermaid"

February 2017  Released catalog:issue 2 dead poets' anxiety, zine - Omaha, NE

October 2016   Released Reality Bites issue 3: food network stars and other poems, zine - Omaha, NE

August 2016    Poem published in Love and Outrage

                                         "Nature Poem"

June 2016        Poem published in Stirring: A Literary Collection

                                          "Zip into your most fashionable fleece: A Virgo Horoscope"

May 2016         Released Reality Bites issue 2: girls v. broad city, zine - Omaha, NE

March 2016      Released catalog:issue 1, zine- Omaha, NE

March 2016      Released Reality Bites Issue 1: Paul Rudd and other Poems, zine - Omaha, NE

January 2016    Poem published in Blueshift Journal

                                         "How he made me disappear"

Summer 2015   Poem published in Heavy Edit - Spokane, WA

                                          "crying and scars with boys"

Fall 2015           Poem published in Toothtaker Zine – Madison, WI

                                          “Technological Infrastructure”

2011-2014      Poems published in Gonzaga University’s Reflection Journal – Spokane, WA

                                           Fall 2011 edition

                                           Fall 2012 edition

                                           Fall 2013 volume 54.1

                                           Spring 2014 volume 55.1


Exhibitions and Showcases

April 2018             Omaha Zine Fest, The Union for Contemporary Art - Omaha, NE

February 2018       CSArt Preview Show, Omaha Creative Institute - Omaha, NE (group show)

February 2018       For the Love of Art, Harvester Artist Lofts - Council Bluffs, IA (goup show)

Jan-June 2018       CSArt Patron Level Artist, Omaha Creative Institute - Omaha, NE

Oct-Nov 2017       Window Art Display, 16th and Harney - Downtown Omaha

April 2017             Omaha Zine Fest, The Union for Contemporary Art - Omaha, NE

March 2017           Portrait of a President, The Petshop - Omaha, NE (group show)

February 2017       Oscillating Bodies, The Little Gallery - Omaha, NE

Jan-June 2017       CSArt Patron Level Artist, Omaha Creative Institute - Omaha, NE

September 2016    SH*T SHOW, The Petshop - Omaha, NE (group show)

June 2016              Art on Paper, Cali Commons - Omaha, NE (group show)

April 2016             Omaha Zine Fest - Omaha, NE

April 2016             Once Upon A Time: A Twisted Fairy Tale, RNG Gallery - Council Bluffs, IA

May 2015              PNCA First Thursday Group Grad Show, The Commons - Portland, OR


Summer 2015   The Exchange, Voiceover work – Portland, OR

2013-2014       Poetry Editor Intern, Willow Springs – Spokane, WA

                                         Eastern Washington University poetry, fiction, and nonfiction journal

Summer 2012   Promotions/Social Media Intern, Entercom Communications – Denver, CO

2012-2013       Volunteer, UGM Women’s Crisis Center – Spokane, WA

Professional Service


2018                Selected Omaha Creative Institute CSArtist at the Patron Level - Omaha, NE

2017                Nominee, Omaha Arts/Entertainment AwardsPortrait of a President

                                          Best Presentation in a Non-Traditional Format, Group Show

2017                 Selected Omaha Creative Institute CSArtist at the Patron level - Omaha, NE

2015                 CT+CR Colloquium and Artist Residency, Caldera Arts Center – Sisters, OR

                                          Film and Parafiction with filmmaker Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

2014-2015       Participant, Junto Society – Portland, OR

                                          Meeting of friends once each month to discuss selected topic/theme

2014                 CT+CR Colloquium and Artist Residency, Caldera Arts Center – Sisters, OR

                                          Field Image Training with artist Atta Kim

2014                 Winner, Michael and Gail Gurian Writing Award in Poetry – Spokane, WA

2014                 Participant, Storytelling is Neat: Life is Sloppy, Workshop -  Spokane, WA

                                          16th Annual GetLit! Festival

2013                 Summer Spirituality and the Arts Program – London, England

Spring 2013      Semester abroad, Trinity College Dublin – Dublin, Ireland

                                          The Hundred Years War (History)

                                          Medieval and Renaissance Romance (Literature)

                                          Modernist Women’s Fiction (Literature)

                                          The Marriage Plot (Literature)

2012-2014       Member of Gonzaga University honors societies – Spokane, WA

                                          Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)

                                          Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society)

Awards/Honors/Activities


2017     CSArt Pecha Kucha, Slowdown - Omaha, NE

2017     Chapter accepted to anthology, A Critical Companion to Tim Burton

                           "According to Plan: the feminist and queer analytics of Corpse Bride"

2016     Accepted presenter, OCAD conference - Toronto, Canada

                            "Quote Culture and the Community of Mind: Towards a Theory of the Quippie"

2015     Presenter, Pacific Northwest College of Art – Portland, OR

                            Thesis Presentation, “Quote Culture and the Community of Mind”

                            Research Pecha Kucha, “Quote Culture and the Community of Mind”

2015     Critical Pedagogy Intensive, Pacific Northwest College of Art – Portland, OR

2014     Presenter, Pacific Northwest College of Art – Portland, OR

                           Thesis Presentation, “Quote Culture: Digital Idealism in the Community of Mind”

                           Research Pecha Kucha, “Be the Change: or, The Art of Misquotation on Social Media”

2014     Invited Reader, Collab: Art with, for, and because of People – Spokane, WA

                           “Is it possible to be in love with 25 people at once?: An Ode to Tina Belcher”

                           “Autopsy Report”

2014     Presenter, Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference – Spokane, WA

                           “The Rabbit Inside: Psychoanalysis in Donnie Darko

Papers, Panels, and Presentations