I'm an artist and designer living and working in San Francisco.
Living between fine arts and industrial design, my visual work includes a variety of projects from interactive electronic sculpture to digital drawing to functional design. I look for ways to apply themes like intentional inefficiently, malfunction, spirituality, danger, and asymmetry to carefully-crafted electronic devices. I received my MFA from Mills College in Oakland and my BFA from the University of Iowa. I've participated in exhibitions at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Root Division, the Santa Clara Museum of Art, and the School For Poetic Computation in NYC. I was a recipient of a Creative Code Fellowship sponsored by Gray Area and Stamen in San Francisco. I was featured on KQED’s SPARK, a local program highlighting artists in the Bay Area. In 2015, I published a graphic novel of short stories about travels in Senegal, Mali and Ethiopia. In the summer of 2016 I was a resident at 72u in Los Angeles. In 2018 I was an Artist's Fellowship Awardee at the Eyeo Festival. Most recently I was interviewed on the Bantam Tools podcast: The Edge.
I’m an instructor in the Technical Arts Department at Lick-Wilmerding High School where I developed the LWHS Electronics and Circuits program which includes courses: Analog and Digital Circuits, Device Invention and Design and Technology. I helped the Department integrate various digital fabrication processes and tools including 3D CAD rendering; CNC machining; and 3D printing. For 7 years I was one of the leaders of the LWHS Senegal Service-Learning Trip, which gives students an opportunity to apply building skills and participate in a cultural exchange while in a rural village.
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