Curriculum Vitae


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Master of Library & Information Science, 2008
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art, 1997
The University of Illinois at Chicago, The School of Art and Design
Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing, 1985
Bennington College, Bennington, VT



National Geographic online, 4 1/2 ft photo accompanying article: “This grand trail will one day connect Washington D.C., to Washington state,” 2023

“The Opposite Shore,” essay in “The Claremont Hotel,” a book published on occasion of the historic hotel's 100-year anniversary, published by Greyhouse Creative Group, Brantly Martin; 2016.

“The Names before the Names,” map research & accompanying essay, “Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas,” by Rebecca Solnit, published by University of California Press, San Francisco, CA; 2010.



Juried Members’ Exhibition, curated by Hoi Leung, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, June-July 2023

Reimagining History, juror Sandow Birk, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA, May-June 2023

Slice: juried, regional exhibit, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, June-August 2022

4 ½ ft, Drawing Ride 3: Nebraska, June 2019
The third in a series of performative bicycle rides.

Framing and Recording History with CCA (California College of the Arts), Today at Apple,
Union Square, Design Lab, March 7, 2019. Collaborative talk on local histories and art with Mara Holt-Skov and Leslie Roberts, educators, authors, and curators.

2018 CA Open, Tag Gallery, August 2018, Los Angeles, CA
A juried exhibition curated by artist and professor Kim Abeles.

Bike Forum Series, Lucky Duck Bicycle Cafe, Oakland, CA, August 24, 2017
Presentation on 4 ½ ft, Drawing Ride 2.

4 ½ ft, Drawing Ride 2: Montana-Wyoming; June 2017
The second in a series of performative bicycle rides.

4 1/2 feet-Drawing Ride 1: WA-MT; June 2014
The first in a series of rides across the country, the aim of which is to explore the American landscape by bicycle, from the perspective of abandoned railroads, and to illuminate a new line, drawing it as we go.
Publicity: “The Art of Cycling: Artist’s 443-Mile Ride Reframes American Landscape,” Posted 07/08/15
by Daniel Plautz in America's Trails, Rails to Trails Conservancy Blog
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA; 2007
Close Calls 2007
Williamsburg Art neXus (WAX), Brooklyn, NY; 2002
Set Design for American Floral, dance concert; choreography, Maureen Ellenhorn
P.S. 122 Performance Space, New York, NY; 2001
Spring Hothouse, dance improv series; performance with Maureen Ellenhorn
Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD (traveling show); 2000
Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; 2000
20th Annual Artist in the Marketplace Exhibition

Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY; 1999 Intervistas, outdoor sculpture show


Franconia Sculpture Park '98 / '99, Shafer, MN; 1998-99


Oil & Steel Gallery, Long Island City, NY ; 1998
Animal Landings, collaborative dance performance with choreographer Maureen Ellenhorn & musician David Watson


P.S.122 Performance Space, New York, NY; 1998
Spring Hothouse, dance improv series; performance with Maureen Ellenhorn


University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; 1998
Thaw '98, film/video/digital-media festival


De Paul University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL; 1997


Chicago River, Chicago, IL (Polk Bros.Foundation Fellowship); 1997
riverrun, in collaboration with Horizons Gay & Lesbian Youth Services


Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; 1997


University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; 1997 Spring Film Festival


Gallery 400, Chicago, IL; 1997 MFA Thesis Show


Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; 1996
Tag (about play), Judy Ledgerwood and Doug Ischar, curators


Victoria Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA ; 1994-95 Outdoor Installation


24-Hour Show, San Francisco, CA; 1994 Victoria Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA; 1994

6x9 Self-Portraits

Fillmore Center, San Francisco, CA; 1993
New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA; 1992
Musee D'Honneur Miniscule

Upaya Gallery, San Francisco, CA; 1990-91
3 Shows: Disparate: 7 Workers, (Miles Bellamy, curator); a native place, one-person installation; Mining; a performance




SECA Art Award Nominee; 2002
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

Artist in the Marketplace seminar program; 1999/2000
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY

Independent Radio/Sound Art Fellowship; 1999
Media Alliance with the support of the Jerome Foundation, NY


Video Residency, Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY; 1998


Panel Discussion, eee!motional show, Chicago, IL; 1997
Sponsored by De Paul Women's Studies Center and The University Art Gallery, moderated by critic Anne Wiens


Live Banquet, Chicago, IL; 1997
Artist dialogues sponsored by Chicago Center for Arts Policy at Columbia College

Polk Bros.Foundation Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago; 1997
Artist-in-Residence fellowship at Horizons, Gay and Lesbian Youth Services, culminating in riverrun, a canoe-based art action on the Chicago River
Bennington Writer's Workshop, Bennington College, VT; 1991
With poets Hayden Carruth and Mary Oliver
Foothill Writer's Conference, Palo Alto, CA; 1989
With poets Robert Hass and Sandra McPherson

Squaw Valley Writer's Conference, Squaw Valley, CA; 1988
With poets Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds, Robert Hass, and Brenda Hillman


Academy of American Poets Award, Bennington College, Bennington, VT; 1984