CV

Abridged CV

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Twentieth century and contemporary art and visual culture, Russian and Soviet art, European avant-garde art, the history and theory of photography and film, representations of gender and sexuality in the arts, feminist and queer theory

 

EDUCATION

2018-Present Ph.D. Art History (in progress), Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2018 M.A., Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2013 B.F.A. magna cum laude, Visual Art: Photography Emphasis,
Boise State University, Boise, ID

 

FELLOWSHIPS and ASSISTANTSHIPS

2018-2019 Dodge Fellowship/Graduate Assistantship, Department of Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2018 University Fellowship, School of Art + Design, Art History Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2018 Teaching Assistantship, School of Art + Design, Art History Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2017 Teaching Assistantship, School of Art + Design, Art History Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2016-2017 University Fellowship, School of Art + Design, Art History Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2017 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Main Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL (in collaboration with Professors Joseph Lenkart and Kit Condill, Delaney Bullinger, Zohra Saulat, Eva Rogaar, and Jan Adamczyk)

2017 Land Grant, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL (in collaboration with Professors Terri Weissman and Amy Powell, Alyssa Bralower, Yue Dai, Evin Dubois, Michael Hurley, Cory Imig, Lilah Leopold, Jenny Peruski, Luis Gonzalo Pinilla, and Allison Rowe)

 

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

2019 Fictions and Frictions: The Power and Politics of Narrative, Art History Graduate Conference, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Presenter: “Blurring Boundaries: Radical Depictions of Gender Identity in Franz Gertsch’s Photorealist Paintings and Lissa Rivera’s Photographic Series Beautiful Boy

2017 Hiding in Plain Site: Seeing and Feeling the Everyday, Art History GraduateConference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Panel Moderator: “Counter Archive”

 

PUBLIC PROGRAMMING

2017 Land Grant, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Gallery Conversation and Panel Co-Moderator with Lilah Leopold
Panelists: Professors Kevin Hamilton, David Hays, and Terri Weissman

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Deux, Initial Point Gallery, Meridian City Hall, Meridian, ID

2015 50th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibit, Jurors: Lily Lee and Brian Wiley, Albertsons Library, Boise State University, Boise, ID

2014 SITE: Group Photography Exhibition, The Mode, Boise, ID

2013 Synapse, BFA Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

2012 Activate: 2013 Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juror: Whitney Tassie,
Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

2011 Emergent: 2012 Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juror: Cynthia Camlin, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Art History Graduate Student Organization (AHGSO), Rutgers University

Member, Rutgers AAUP-AFT, Rutgers University

Member, The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA)

Member, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

Member, College Art Association (CAA)

 

RESEARCH LANGUAGES

English, Russian, and German