With multi-approaching in sculpture, painting, installation, video, and performance, my art practice emphasizes the connection and an intricate relationship between interior architecture–the living space where feelings are transferred–and the human body–the vessel, home of the self. I want my creative process and artworks reflect a deeper understanding of oneself through narrative and story telling. They are visual metaphors of emotions and the unconsciousness, expressions of connection, love, desire, and trauma. 

Both literal and metaphorical, the intention of my artworks is to open and invite viewers into my personal consciousness through fragments of lived experiences and narratives–a space embodied by memories of love, loss, and belongings. I believe it is essential to embrace the fragile balance between devastation and happiness, which borders the extremes of human sensibilities.

Education

2020                            

Gwen Frostic School of Art,

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo

BFA, Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions

2019                            

Shared Fragments, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

2020

Material Topics Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2019                           

Art Hop, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI

2019                            

Sculpture Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2019                           

Art Hop, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

2019                            

Material Topics Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2019                            

Forge, Form, Fabricate, University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2019                            

Texture, South Kohrman, Kalamazoo, MI

2019                            

Identity & Image, South Kohrman, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2018                            

Sculpture Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2018                           

Art Hop, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2018                            

Ghost Hunting, Western Michigan University, MI 

 

2018                            

SPIN, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 

 

2018                            

Annual Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI 

 

2018                            

Material Topics Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

2017                           

Metal/Jewelry Student Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2017                            

Sculpture Student Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2017                            

24-hour Pop-up Show Exhibition, South Kohrman, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2017                            

Annual Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2016                            

Metal/Jewelry Student Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

2016                           

 Sculpture Student Exhibition, Eleanor and Robert Devries  Art Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Awards/Grants

 

2017, 2019                            

Art Star Award 

Gwen Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2018, 2019

James Kerr and Rose Netzorg Kerr Awards

Gwen Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2018, 2019                           

Art Enrichment Grants 

Gwen Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Public Collections    

 

2018

Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Library Special Collection

Publications

2020

The Laureate Collection - 19thEdition, Publication of the Lee Honors College, Kalamazoo, MI

2019

Western Herald – Passion Meets Practice, Publication of Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

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