MFA, California College of the Arts 2009
BA, University of California Santa Cruz 2002
University of California Los Angeles 1999-2000
Florence Art Institute, Florence, Italy 1999


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Automatic Earth, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2016
No Light Unbroken, solo exhibition, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Archipelago, solo exhibition, Smith Andersen North, San Rafael, CA 2013
Volcano Watchers, solo exhibition, The Lab, San Francisco, CA 2013
Dark Star, site specific installation at Theatre Artaud, San Francisco, CA, 2011
Takashi Horisaki and Klea McKenna, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY, 2010
Slow Burn, solo exhibition, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, 2010
Give me a sign, Café Royale Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2008
Or So She Said, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2004


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Insights, Curated by Allie Haeusslein, Photo Fair San Francisco, CA
Low Fidelity: The Action of Light, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2016
California and The West, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Of Many Minds, Euqinom Projects, San Francisco, CA
The Alchemist, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Cameraless, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2015
Night Begins the Day, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Femme Papel, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
 Bibliagora, Bolinas, CA

2014
Lay of the Land, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Modern Alchemy, Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington NY
Aggregate Exposure, George Lawson Galley, San Francisco, CA
Local Treasures, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Irrevocable Mark, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
The Possible, Participating as IN THE MAKE, Berkeley Art Museum, CA
Ambitious, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Staking Claim: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Unique, Von Lintel Gallery, New York
Unseen, CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
Tracing Light, Eugean Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Archaic Revival, Zic Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, Netherlands
One-of-a-Kind, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
Cover to Cover, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
California Dreaming, Von Lintel Gallery, New York

2012
Surface Tension, Woodstock Center for Photography, Woodstock NY
Tracing Light, Datz Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Remainder, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
House Beautiful, Site specific exhibition in a suburban home in LA
Imagined Memory, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Reading Room, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2011
Science of Sight, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
California Continued, Smith Anderson North, San Rafael, CA
Dawn till Dusk, Jen Beckman Gallery, New York, NY
 Exhibition of the recipients of PDN Magazine’s Curator Award, Milk Gallery, NY
Echoes of the Sublime, Emily Amy Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010
Foto Obscura, Heart, San Francisco, CA
Peripheral Vision, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
There’s a way in which…, Playspace, San Francisco, CA
Cream, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin County, CA
Roll Call, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2009
ProArts Annual, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Counterpoint, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Home is something I carry with me, San Francisco, CA
Liberating Landscape, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fresh Young Things, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Ersatz, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
Conversations, Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Code Switchers, The LAB, San Francisco, CA
Between Memory and Invention, PlaySpace Gallery, CCA San Francisco

2007
California as Paradox, Fort Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Never Seen, Oliver Arts Center, Oakland, CA

2006
Group Show, Humble Arts Foundation, NY
Cruzando, FiftyCrows Gallery, 49 Geary St., San Francisco, CA
RaiseUp, ADM Project Gallery, Hollywood, CA
RaiseUp, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

2004
Adobe Books Fine Art Auction, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA

2000-2002
The Bed You Sleep In, Pergolesi Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Exceptions to the Rule, Stevenson Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Clover House, UCLA Experimental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


PUBLICATIONS and PRESS

2017
LensCulture, video interview www.lenculture.com
Art in America, Rematerializing Photography, by Leah Ollman
Art and Antiques Magazine, Low Tech, High Concept. Review of Low Fidelity at CPA
Carmel Magazine, review of Low Fidelity at CPA

2016
ArtForum, Critics Pick review of "Of Many Minds" by Kim Beil
LA TIMES, Review of Automatic Earth by Leah Ollman
Junko Journal, “A New Way of Reading the Universe” article by Amy Moffat
Gold Circle, “A Slice of Time and Space” by Marina Syrmakezi
SFC&G, “Inside the studios of 5 Minnesota Street Project Artists” by Alisa Carroll
PDN Magazine, Cover image and article titled "Photography's New Dimension", August issue

2015
Lens Culture, Artist Interview by Alex Strecker
The Bay Area Reporter, Review of Femme Papel by Sura Wood
Art Practical, Review of Night Begins the Day by Vanessa Kaufmann
San Francisco Chronicle, Review of Night Begins the Day by Kenneth Baker
KQED Arts, Review of Night Begins the Day by Matthew Tedford
Square Cylinder, Review of Night Begins the Day by Maria Porges

2014
New York Times Style Magazine, Review of No Light Unbroken by Caroline Hirsch
Art Scene, Review of No Light Unbroken by Jody Zellen and Michael Shaw
Conveyor Magazine, Alchemy issue, essay by Christina Wiles
Vice Magazine, Artist interview by Tao Lin
Local Treasure, Exhibition Catalog, Datz Press
Berkeley Times, Review of Local Treasure at Berkeley Art Center

2013
San Francisco Chronicle, Review of Unseen by Kenneth Baker
SFAQ, review of Unseen
Moholy Ground Magazine, Artist feature, issue 5
The New Yorker, review of Unique at Von Lintel Gallery, July
DLK Collection, review of Unique at Von Lintel Gallery, July
Wired, Raw File, Artist feature

2012
Chronogram, Review of Surface Tension by Faheem Haider
Esquire, Russia, Images accompanying article on unmanned drones
Knight Arts, Review of Remainder by Chip Schwartz
Gitz Arts Journal, Korea, October release

2011
San Francisco Chronicle, Review of Dark Star by Nirmala Nataraj
PDN Magazine, featured portfolio of the recipients of The Curator award.
Burn Away, Echoes of the Sublime review by Kristen Juarez
Art Critic ATL, Echoes of the Sublime review by Jerry Cullum
CL Atlanta, Echoes of the Sublime review by Felicia Feaster
KQED Arts, California Continued review by Carmen Winant
Art Practical, California Continued review by Christina Wiles

2010
San Francisco Chronicle, Peripheral Vision review by Kenneth Baker
ArtSlant, Peripheral Vision review by Parker Tilgham
Art News, Counterpoint review, March issue

2009
Taide & Design, Finland, Article by Gareth Spor, Winter ’09
B&W Magazine, Spotlight by Glen Helfand, October ‘09 issue
Nymphoto, Interview with the artist, May ‘09

2008
Boing Boing, Book review by Erik Davis of The Butterfly Hunter, Dec. 2008
The Butterfly Hunter, Limited Edition Artist Book.
National Geographic Publishing: Peoples of the World.
Common Possibilities, April 2008 Mirage, Issue #13, Interview with the artist.

2007
CARP Magazine, Netherlands, May 2007

2006
SHOTS issue 93, September 2006
RaiseUp vol 2. An annual publication of international emerging artists.
SUNNY 16 Magazine, Issue #4. Cover photo and photo essay Long Story, Short.
POLOGY Magazine, January Issue, Cover Photo and featured photo essay.


RESIDENCIES, LECTURES, and AWARDS

2017
Photo Alliance, Spring Lecture series
Mills College visiting artist & public lecture
City College of San Francisco, visiting artist lecture

2016
Minnesota Street Project, Charter Resident in the Artist Studio Program
SFMOMA: 50 Artists, Artists talk
SECA Award Nominee

2015
Peter S. Reed Foundation Artist Grant
Visiting Artist Lecture, Mills College Art Department, CA

2014
Visiting Artist, Mills College MFA program, CA
Keynote Speaker, SJSU Art Department Graduation, CA
Guest Artist lecture, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
Guest Artist lecture, California College of the Arts, CA

2013
Artist Residency, Chalk Hill Artist Residency, CA
Visiting artist talk, Mills College Photography Department

2012
Artist in Residence, The Oxbow School, Napa, CA
SECA Award Nominee

2011
Visiting Artist Lecture, The Oxbow School, Napa, CA
Recipient of PDN Magazine’s The Curator Award
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California Santa Cruz, Senior Studio

2010
Artist in Residence, RAYKO Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, January – March
Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT, July
Recipient of HHS’s Curator’s Choice Award, chosen by Lesley Martin, editor at Aperture Books
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California Santa Cruz, Senior Studio

2009
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California Santa Cruz, Senior Studio

2008
Emerging Artist Lecture, Photo Alliance / Aperture West, Fall 2008 lecture series
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California Santa Cruz, Senior Studio

2007
Gordon Foundation Grant
CCA Scholarship Award


TEACHING

Resident Artist instructor, The Oxbow School, Napa, CA, October 2012
Lecturer, Department of Art, UC Davis, CA 2011 -2012
Lecturer, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA 2009 – 2010
Teaching Assistant, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA 2007 – 2009
Visual Arts Teacher, Arts Bridge at Corralitos Elementary School, Santa Cruz County, CA 2001-2002


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

SFMOMA: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
United States Embassy Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

 

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