education

Master of Fine Arts, Photography (2009) Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art and English (2006) Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN

selected exhibition

2012
S/He Loves Me, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL
Portrait, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN
Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition 2012, Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2011
Portraits, 350 Gallery, Chicago, IL
Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition 2011, SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN
From this Place, Waseca Art Center, Waseca, MN

2010
Girl, Please!!! Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Mothers, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Nature and Nurture, Kinsey Institute Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Strange Beauty, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition, SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN
The New Madonnas, Kishwaukee College Gallery, Malta, IL (solo exhibition)

2009
Family Album, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Weisman Exhibition, Arcade Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
Union League Civic and Arts Competition Exhibition, Union League, Chicago, IL
Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition, SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2008
Group Show No. 27, Humble Arts Foundation, online exhibition
Foto-Work, Orleans Street Gallery, St. Charles, IL
Mary Beth Creiger Memorial Exhibition, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
Weisman Exhibition, Hokin Gallery, Chicago, IL
I Am Woman, The Next Picture Show Gallery, Dixon, IL
Art Sharks, Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

honors and awards
2012 The Portrait: Up Close and Personal, Honorable Mention, MPLS Photo Center
2011 Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition, Best in Show, Kinsey Institute
2009 Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Visual Arts Finalist, Union League Club
2008, 2009 Albert P. Wesiman Project Completion Grant, Columbia College Chicago
2008 John Mulvany Merit Scholarship, Columbia College Chicago
2008 I Am Woman, Best in Show, The Next Picture Show Gallery
2007, 2008 Graduate Opportunity Award, Columbia College Chicago
2006 Academic Distintion, Studio Art Department of Saint Olaf College
2005 Dan Palm Travel Award, Saint Olaf College
2002 Waseca Arts Council Award, Waseca Arts Council

permanent collections
Kinsey Institute for the Study of Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Bloomington, IL
Columbia College Chicago, Department of Exhibiition and Performance Spaces, Chicago, IL

selected publications and bibliography
The Portrait: Up Close and Personal exhibition catalogue, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN
Abbe, Mary. "The Portrait: About Face." Minneapolis Star Tribune. 2 Aug. 2012
Kinsey Institute. "Kinsey Today." Spring 2012
Estrella, Sarah. "Sexy Art." Examinder.com 13 May 2011
Niki Grangruth and James Kinser (interview) "Guy with a Pearl Earring." By Arianna Prothero. Indiana Public Media.
Funari, Rachel. "Art School Unconfidential." New City. 26 May 2009. Chicago, IL