Education

Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), Kansas City, MO BFA
Fiber and Art History Major, Certificate in Asian Studies

Exhibition

2022

April 19-June 18th, Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

2021

With Liberty and Justice, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO

2020

2020 Alumni Accomplishment Showcase, KCAI, Kansas City, MO

2019

Future Tense 2019, Surface Design Association, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL

Insert, Undergrads Underground, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

Cultivate, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO

Final Impressions, KCAI William Volker Sculpture Studios, Kansas City, MO

Annual BFA Exhibition,  H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

2018       

Inter-twined, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO Currents, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO

Unearthed: Art of and from the Earth, William T. Kemper Art Gallery at Kansas State University Manhattan, KS (organized by Students for Environmental Action).

Journey to the East, Nerman Café, KCAI, Kansas City, MO (organized by Asian Culture Organization)

I Made A List So I Wouldn’t Forget, Fiber Junior Exhibition, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO

Private Narrative: Public Discourse, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO (organized by Black Artists Culture and Community Club)

2017    

Input/Output, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO               

Turning Point, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO  

The Performative Loom: sound, rhythm, and experimental making, KCAI Crossroads Gallery, Kansas City, MO                

First Cut: Prototypes & Processes from the David T. Beals III Studios for Art and Technology with Bryan Czibesz, KCAI Crossroads Gallery, Kansas City, MO.  

2016    

Winter Work, KCAI Fiber Warehouse, Kansas City, MO  

The Land That Yet Must Be…” Show, KCAI School for Continuing Studies, Kansas City, MO (organized by The Student Organization Committee of KC)

Awards and Recognitions

2019

2019-2021 Charlotte Street Foundation Resident

Future Tense 2019, SDA Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL, Third Place Award Recipient

Surface Design Association: Beyond the Surface Conference, Student Scholarship Recipient

Lucy Morgan Scholarship, Penland School of Craft

2018     

Tom and Asa Johnson Scholarship, Penland School of Craft   

KCAI Magic Sock Fund Grant Recipient                                                 

2017     

Susan Lordi-Marker Special Project Award Recipient    

Bibliography

Brown, Robert. “With Liberty and Justice,” Charlotte Street Foundation, (KC Studio, 10/11/2021)https://kcstudio.org/with-liberty-and-justice-charlotte-street-foundation/.

Taniai, Sumire Skye. Four Up And Coming Kansas City Artists You Should Know, (Aoyama Design Forum web magazine,05/19/2020) https://www.adfwebmagazine.jp/art/four-up-and-coming-kansas-city-artists.

Surface Design Association:: Future Tense 2019, All The Art, Innovations in Textiles Special Issue,Fall, 2019.

Input/Output, Fiber End of Semester Show Postcard, (Kansas City: The Fiber Department of Kansas City Art Institute, 2017).

Bradley, William Ellis, and Gould, Ben. ANTHOLOGY: Selected Works, Artist Feature, (Kansas City: The Foundation Department of Kansas City Art Institute 2016), 9-10.

Bradley, William Ellis, and Gould, Ben. ANTHOLOGY, Artist Feature, (Kansas City: The Foundation Department of Kansas City Art Institute, 2016), 15.

Artist Talk | Discussions

2021

Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency Slide Slam, Kansas City, Mo June 15, 2021. https://fb.watch/79HoM7Fdq7/

2020    

Charlotte Street Open Studios Q&A with Michelle Chan, Drea Dicarlo and Melinda Hedgecorth, Kansas City, MO, December 2, 2020. https://fb.watch/2QNR_Tj2jK/

Student Round Table Discussion with Sonya Clark , KCAI, H&R Block Space, Kansas City, MO, March 6 , 2020

2019    

Pecha Kucha, Surface Design Conference, Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO, October 3, 2019

2018     

Private Narrative: Public Discourse, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO, February 17, 2018

Professional Experience

August 2018 – January 2019       

Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

Intern

June 2017- May 2018          

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

East Asian Curatorial Assistant , Durwood Intern

June 2016                                

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Summer Academy

August 2015 – May 2019             

Jannes Library, KCAI, Kansas City, MO

Computer Lab Assistant