Master of Visual Art and Multimedia Techniques with Honors, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, 2010

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, 2007

Lithography, Etching, Letterpress & Relief Printmaking Coursework, San Francisco State University, 2000-2003

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy & Cognitive Science, Dartmouth College, 1999

Solo Exhibitions:

2016     Pence Gallery, Davis California

2016     Saratoga Library, Saratoga California

2015     College of the Sequoias Art Gallery, Visalia California

2014     Carithers Building, Napa California

2014     Gallery 2110, Sacramento California

2014     Merced College Art Gallery, Merced California

2014     Napa County Library, Napa California

2013     Cambridge Junior College Art Gallery, Woodland California

2013     Capital ArtWorks, Sacramento California

2013     UC Davis Craft Center Gallery, Davis California

2012     Capital ArtWorks, Sacramento California

2012     UC Davis Buehler Center Gallery, Davis California

2010     John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis California

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017     Panoply of Prints, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz

2017    5th Annual Fine Art Competition, Elk Grove Art Center, Elk Grove

2017     Mirrored Image, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove

2017     Beneath the Surface, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis

2017     Axis Picks, Axis Gallery, Sacramento

2016     Dreams and the Imagination, Merced College Arts Gallery, Merced

2016     Art Farm Juried Exhibition (Juror Emma Acker, Assistant Curator De Young and Legion of Honor Museums), Gallery 625, Woodland

2016     Yuba College Faculty Exhibition, Yuba Sutter Arts, Marysville

2016     DAST Exhibition, Davis Arts Center, Davis

2016     California Society of Printmakers 2014th Annual Exhibition, Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont

2016     Banner Installation, Ocean Avenue, San Francisco

2016     Outside the Box, Gallery 625, Woodland

2016     June Pop Up Installations, Davis Art Center, Davis

2016     Impressions, Liberty Arts, Yreka

2016     Banner Unveiling, SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco

2016     Aqua, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes California

2015     30×30, Blue Line Arts, Roseville California

2015     Material Worlds, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis California

2015     Staff Show, UC Davis Craft Center Gallery, Davis California

2015     40th Annual Art Auction, Pence Gallery, Davis California

2015     Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

2015     Fine Feathers, Gallery 625, Woodland California

2015     The Printers Series, Gruenwald Press, San Francisco

2015     Fur,  Feathers, Fins, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto

2015     CA, LA and Beyond, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland California

2015     California Society of Printmakers 101st Annual Members Show, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland California

2014     Art Farm (Juror Greg Kondos), Gallery 625, Woodland California

2014     Sheltered, Davis Art Center, Davis California

2014     From Virtual to Actual, Viridian Artists, New York

2014     Altered Landscapes, (Juror Phil Linhares, Chief Curator of the Oakland Museum of California, 1990-2011), Arts Benicia, Benicia California

2014     Sculpture in the Garden, The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek California

2014     ABAIR Artists in Residence Site-Specific Installation, Arts Benicia, Benicia California

2014     8th Annual California Centered Printmaking Exhibition, Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Merced California

2014     East Bay Open Studios, Gary Francis Fine Art, Alameda California

2014     Preview Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland California (Catalog)

2014     Free Press, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission SMUD Gallery, Sacramento California

2014     In Deep, Deering Estate, Miami (Catalog)

2014     Re/Appropriate (Juror Colleen Terry, Assistant Curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) Market Street Gallery, San Francisco

2013     Fresh AIRIE: Artists-in-Residence in the Everglades, Miami Dade Colleges of Art + DesignHomestead Florida

2013     Art Clash at the Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso, Florence Italy

2013     InLight Richmond, Gallery 1708, Richmond Virginia

2013     100 Years in Print, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco

2013     Pixelpops 2013: ReGeneration, Delgado Community College Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans

2013     90sec, Northern Virginia Community College Art Gallery, Woodbridge Virginia

2013     Text, Language, and Numerals, Sacramento State University Art Gallery, Sacramento California

2013     Stockholm Fringe Festival, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm Sweden (Catalog)

2013     Summer Break 2013: Double Portraits, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego (Catalog)

2013     City of Santa Clara Biennial Indoor Sculpture Exhibition, Santa Clara City Hall, Santa Clara  USA (Catalog)

2013     100 Years of Printmaking, Firehouse Art Center Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton California

2013     Art is Everywhere, Pence Gallery, Davis California

2013     Director’s Choice Presentation at 24th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York

2013     30 Ceramic Sculptors, California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Sculpture, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis California

2013     Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica California

2013     Festival Miden Screening, Chios Greece

2013     Athens Slingshot, Athens Georgia

2013     Festival Miden Screening, (curated by Olga Daniylopoulou, art critic and Director of Jannis & Zoe Spyropoulos Foundation, Athens), La Soirée de Votanique, Athens Greece

2012     Pressing Matters, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto California

2012     Fresh Impressions, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia

2012     Entryway Sculpture Installation, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis California

2012     Every Expression is Justified, Thoreau Center Gallery, San Francisco

2012     Videoholica, Gallery Arhis, Varna Bulgaria

2012     Dream a Little Dream, Festival Miden, Kalamata Greece

2012     Gilding the Collapse, Collar Works, Troy New York

2012     Summer National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato California (First Place Award)

2012     Turgut Pura Foundation International Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Izmir Painting and Sculpture Museum, Izmir Turkey (Catalog)

2012     10th National Juried Show, Ceres Gallery, New York

2012     California Society of Printmakers 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara California

2012     Royal Society of Printmakers & the California Society of Printmakers Exchange Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London

2012     Luminaria Arts Night San Antonio, Hemisfair Park Women’s Pavilion, San Antonio Texas

2012     Billboard Art Project, Richmond Virginia

2012     Made in California, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea California (Catalog)

2012     Momentum, Gallery 825 Los Angeles (Catalog)

2012     Bark! John Natsoulas Gallery Davis California

2012     Duration Gallery Route One, Point Reyes California

2012     H2O: Fragility and Strength Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael California

2011     Set in Concrete Pvonk Gallery at Cite de la Mode et du Design, Paris (Catalog)

2011     Proof Southern Exposure, San Francisco

2011     Drawing Variations: International Printmaking and Video Davis Art Center, Davis California (Catalog)

2011     30 Ceramic Sculptors, California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Sculpture, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis California

2011     Bark John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis California

2011     The Consilience of Art and Science Pence Gallery, Davis California (Catalog) 3rd Place Jury Prize

2010     wALL, Santa Reparata Gallery of Contemporary Art, Florence Italy

2010     Libri d’Artista Raccontano Chiesa di San Mauro, Villa Verde Italy

2010     24 Sata Umetnosti Festival Savremene Umetnosti, Belgrade Serbia (Catalog)

2010     Start Point Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art, Prato Italy (Catalog)

2010     Start Point Florence Archeological Museum, Florence Italy (Catalog)

2009     Natività nell’arte Associazione Artistico Culturale Amici di Lancianovecchia, Lanciano Italy (Catalog)

2009     Our Art/Our Culture Pence Gallery, Davis California

2009     Art Break Video Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art, Prato Italy

2009     I Luoghi Dimenticati Associazione Culturale La Bezuga, Florence Italy

2009     Start Point Casa Della Creatività, Florence Italy

2008     Beyond the Horizon Pence Gallery, Davis California

2007    Fifth International City of Monsummano Terme Biennial Etching Prize Exhibition Villa Renatico Martini Museum of Contemporary and 20th Century Art, Monsummano Terme Italy (Catalog)

2007     ARTOUR-O A Firenze Quinta Edizione Grande Hotel Minerva, Florence Italy

2006     Allievi Incisori dell’Accademia al Bisonte Fondazione Il Bisonte, Florence Italy (Catalog)

2006     Fuord’Acqua Santa Reparata Gallery of Contemporary Art, Florence Italy

2004     Su Carta Gallery Via Larga, Florence Italy (Catalog)

2004     Aula Due California State University, Florence Italy

2004     Work from the Print Archives The Artery, SFSU San Francisco CA

2004     Mostra Commune, Campodimele Italy

2003     Percorsi Gallery Via Larga, Florence Italy (Catalog)

2003     Insieme California State University, Florence Italy

2002     Works on Paper The Artery, SFSU San Francisco

2002     Live 2002 San Francisco State University Cesar Chavez Gallery, San Francisco

2002     The Stillwell San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco

Public Collections:

The Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Art of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Everglades National Park

City of Woodland, California

City of Monsummano Terme, Italy


The Printers Series: Volume 1, California Society of Printmakers Artist Residency, Gruenwald Press, San Francisco 2014 (click to view “The Printer’s Series” article)

Arts Benicia Artist in Residency 2014

Everglades National Park Artist in Residence 2012


City of Davis Arts Contract Grant 2011


First Place, Summer National Juried Exhibition Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato California, 2012

Merit Award, Duration Gallery Route One, Point Reyes California, 2012

Third Place, The Consilience of Art and Science Pence Gallery, Davis California, 2011

Selected Work Experience

Adjunct Professor, Yuba College, Marysville, 2015 – present

Adjunct Professor, Woodland Community College, Woodland, 2016 – present

Instructor, UC Davis Craft Center, Davis, 2012 – present

Professional Organizations:

California Society of Printmakers


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