born in St. Louis, MO 1982
currently resides in Chicago, IL

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MFA Northwestern University, department of Art Theory and Practice, 2008
BFA Kansas City Art Institute, double major in Painting and Art History, 2006



Danny Think Tank
, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, curated by the Danny Think Tank, Chicago, IL.

Cambofest: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia,
Kampot, Cambodia. http://www.cambofest.com/
Group Show for Daniel Pink,
curated by Lane Relyea. Vega Estates, Chicago, IL. http://www.vegaestatespresents.com/Relyea.html
Empathy is a Tool for Making the Cruelty More Precise.
Film and video program curated by Abina Manning and Steve Reinke. Block Cinema, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.
How to Die Like an Animal.
Film and video program curated by Steve Reinke. Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Germany.

Streaming Festival: International Festival for Audio Video Art, 3rd Edition
, curated by the ISFTH Foundation. The Hague, The Netherlands. http://www.streamingfestival.com/index.php

Northwestern University Student Film Festival
. Block Cinema, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.
The Vega Caucus, curated by Roxane Hopper and Julie Rudder. Vega Estates, Chicago, IL.
MFA Thesis Exhibition, the department of Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University. Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.

Around the Coyote: Video Art and New Media Lounge
, curated by LiveBox. Around the Coyote Fall Arts Festival. Chicago, IL.

An Uncomprised Life: A Tribute to the Work and Legacy of John Ortbals
, curated by Janice Nesser-Chu. St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery. St. Louis, MO.
Work In Progress, curated by Janice Nesser-Chu. St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery. St. Louis, MO.
Senior Thesis Exhibition, curated by Warren Rosser. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
BFA Exhibition. H & R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO.
Secrets: Miniature Show, curated by Jessie Fisher. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
(Un)redeemable Moments, co-curated (with Bobby Belote and Brian Zimmerman). The BANK, part of the Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO.
Labor Intensive, curated by Julie Farstad. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

Senior Show: Revolving Door
. KCAI Crossroads Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Intelligent Design, curated by David Harrison. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Out of Place/Outer Space, curated by Julie Farstad. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Painting Spring Exhibition. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Untitled, curated by Warren Rosser. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Drawing Show, curated Warren Rosser. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Erotica, curated by Judith Sanazaro. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

Painting Fall Exhibition
. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Work In Progress, curated by Janise Nesser-Chu. St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO.
Silhouette is Narrative, curated byLester Goldman. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Painting Spring Exhibition. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Drawing Show, curated by Leeah Joo and Ron Slowinski. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.



Selected for and added to the Three Walls Gallery on-line artist database.

Appointed University Fellow with monthly stipend in the MFA program in Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University.
Honorable Mention for “Best In Show.” BFA Exhibition,
H & R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO.
Selected guest critique with Buzz Spector: artist and chair of the Department of Art at Cornell University.
KCAI Deans List Award (spring semester)

Selected guest critique with Joan Young: associate curator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
National Deans List Award
KCAI Deans List (spring and fall semesters)

National Deans List Award
KCAI Deans List (spring and fall semesters)

National Deans List Award
KCAI Deans List (fall semester)
Charles Gallagher Grant
KCAI Merit Award



My work has gained the attention of the organization Daughters of Vietnam Veterans and is now featured on their website.
My video If I Were In Vietnam is now perminently featured on Dave Rabbit's Radio First Termer website and podcast.

Wrote the foreword to, The Real and the Everyday: A Book of Myths and Fables, a self-published book by Vincent Saint-Simon.
“Soda Man.” MFA Thesis Exhibition Catalog, Northwestern University, The Department of Art Theory and Practice. April 25, 2008. Available at Lulu.com: http://www.lulu.com/content/2361587


Soda Man. Self-published book in an edition of 10. December, 2007.
“Artist’s Statement.” The Awkward Alligator, May 23, 2007: Issue 5.

“Faith In the Bricoleur.” KCAI Compendium 2006: The Icebox Issue, May 12, 2006.
“Artist’s Statement.” The Awkward Alligator, March 5, 2006: Issue 3.



The Pitch
: Art Capsule Review, “(Un)redeemable Moments: Bobby Belote, Curt Bozif, and Brian Zimmerman,” by R.T.B., April 27, 2006. http://www.pitch.com/2006-04-20/culture/art-capsule-reviews/2/