MFA candidate, Mills College, Oakland 2010 – 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Art Studio June 2007
University of California, Riverside
Dean’s List 2004-2007
Academic Year Abroad, Fine Arts and Spanish language/culture 2005-2006
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain


2011 SFMOMA, Shadowshop: Bootleg and Black Market, Stephanie Syjuco commissions Juan Luna-Avin, San Francisco, CA

2010 Jewish Art Museum, Private Party, San Francisco, CA

2010 Mills College Fall Open Studios, Oakland Ca,

Chillin Productions Spring Show 5/09
One Night Show @ The Mezzanine San Francisco, CA
Eminent Domain Awareness Show 5/09
Varnish Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Chillin Productions Holiday Show 12/08
One Night Show @ The Mezzanine San Francisco, CA
Chillin Productions 10 Year Anniversary 5/08

One Night Show @ The Mezzanine San Francisco, CA

The Stylish Kids in the Riot: UCR Senior Thesis Exhibition 2007

Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, Ca


Safan Ranch Fiddletown, Ca   8/09



Nancy Selvin 8/07-8/08
Board of Trustees for Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
Various projects
Edgar Arceneaux 7/05-8/07
“The Alchemy of Comedy…Stupid”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects              2006
“The Agitation of Expansion”, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany                                        2006
“Borrowed Sun”, San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art, San Francisco             2005
Olga Koumoundouros
Sagamore: The Good Life”, UCLA Hammer Museum: THING                                        2005

Published Work

KQED Public Radio: California Report Magazine website 5/08
Photographs featured in Profile of a Blacksmith
California Blacksmith Association Quarterly Magazine 10/05
Photographs of work by the blacksmith artist Robert Sharpe
Mosaic Art and Literary Journal UC Riverside
Borneo Red Flying Frog, acrylic on canvas  43rd Edition 2004
Belaynesh, oil on canvas  44th Edition 2005


Partial Work Experience

Contracted Artist/Teacher 9/07-present
Fair Oaks Community Elementary School, Redwood City
Specific responsibilities include developing lesson plans; teaching classes and instructing after school program to grades K-5 in all mediums.
Preparator and Public Relations 9/07-present
Varnish Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco
Specific responsibilities include installing shows; packing and shipping art and correspondence; maintaining artist files; staffing events; performing web-based public relations; general clerical and administrative duties.
Concept Design Consultant and Public Relations 2007
Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside
Specific responsibilities included planning and executing exhibition theme brochures and press releases
Assistant Preparator 2007
Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside
Specific responsibilities included assisting in show installation; preparing gallery spaces for new exhibitions.
Sculpture Lab Technician and Manager 9/04-6/07
University of California, Riverside
Specific responsibilities included supervising the safe use of fifteen wood and metalworking machines; advising students on techniques and appropriate use of equipment and tools; providing troubleshooting support; giving class demonstrations.


Commissioned Work

Community Student Mural 7/09
Eden Gardens Elementary School
Window Mural and design 2/07
University of California, Riverside
Six commemorative ceramic plaques 8/05
Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association inauguration of the Oakland Garden in the National Urban Greenery Fair, Fukuoka, Japan