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Education
2015  Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts. University of California, San Diego, CA
2007  Bachelor of Arts, Photography & New Media. University of California, Los Angeles,CA
Film Screenings
2015  The Wrestlers. International Festival of Video Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2014  Soldier:Breakdown. Wa/So (Collaboration with Yvette Jackson) ArtPower! Filmatic Festival, La Jolla, CA
2014  Soldier:BuildUp. Wa/So (Collaboration with Yvette Jackson) ArtPower! Filmatic Festival, La Jolla, CA
2014  Soldier:Battle. Wa/So (Collaboration with Yvette Jackson) ArtPower! Filmatic Festival, La Jolla, CA
2014  Soldier:Desertion. Wa/So (Collaboration with Yvette Jackson) ArtPower! Filmatic Festival, La Jolla, CA
2014  Love Walked In. Moving Images: A Screening of Time-Based Work, University of California, San Diego, CA
2013  Lost. Glottalopticon, Space4Art, San Diego, CA
2013  I Exist For You.  Los Angeles Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2013  Love Walked In. Underrepresented: A Film Series and Panel Discussion, El Camino College, Compton, CA.
2012  Love Walked In.  Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater, La Jolla, CA
Solo Exhibitions
2015  The Wrestlers. Visual Arts Gallery,University of California, San Diego, CA
2014  Soldier: Recruit. Wa/So (Collaboration with Yvette Jackson). The Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), La Jolla, CA
2013  SLAUGHTER. Visual Arts Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
2013  Invisible. Space4Art, San Diego, CA
Group Exhibitions
2014  GLAMFA 2014. School of Art, Cal State University Long Beach, CA
2014  Mux Demux. Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, CA
2014  Elective Affinities. University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
2014  Summer Job. Pendergrast Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
2013  State of the Arts. EQ Studios, San Diego, CA
2011  Holiday Art Fair.  Rabbithole, Brooklyn, NY
2011  Presents. The Gallery at 3517 W. Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
Awards and Fellowships
2017  Fulbright Documentary Film Fellow. Fulbright US Program, Washington, DC
2015  Creative Capital Award Finalist: Emerging Fields. Creative Capital Foundation, New York, NY
2014  University of California Institute for Research in the Arts Grant. University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
2014  Visual Arts Fellowship. Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, CA
2014  Russel Grant. Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, CA
2013  IDEAS Award. The Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), La Jolla, CA
Selected Filmography
Prod  Folks (Ducumentary Film). Co-Director (with Farhad Akhmetov), Cinematographer, Editor.
2016  Trashy (Short Film). Director, Editor.
2016  Forever Young (Performance Film). Cinematographer. Dir. Narcissister.
2015  The Wrestlers (Short Film). Director, Editor.
2014  The Pond (Short Film). Cinematographer. Dir. Aitor Lajarin.
2014  Soldier: Desertion (8-Channel Video/Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
2014  Soldier: Battle (8-Channel Video/Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
2014  Soldier: Buildup (8-Channel Video/Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
2014  Soldier: Breakdown (8-Channel Video/Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
2014  Soldier: Recruit (8-Channel Video/Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
2014  SLAUGHTER (2 Channel Video and Painting/Sculpture Installation). Artist, Director, Cinematographer.
2013  Lost (Short Film). Director.
2012  Love Walked In (Short Film). Director, Cinematographer.
2012  I Exist For You (Experimental Film Series and Multi-Channel Installation). Director, Cinematographer, Performer.
2011  Ima (Experimental Film). Director, Cinematographer.
2011  The Vessel (3 Channel Video Installation). Director, Cinematographer, Performer.
2010  Sunnyview (Short Film). Camera Assistant. Dir. Courtney Rowe.
2010  Forever No More (Short Film). Cinematographer. Dir. Earnest Rhea.
2010  Friends (Short Film). Cinematographer. Dir. Mazzin Chaudhari.
2009  ABC’s Private Practice (Television Series). Camera Intern. DP Lex Dupont.
Teaching
2016  Hard Look at the Movies. Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, CA. Spring Quarter
2015  Fantasy in Film. Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, CA. Summer Session
Lectures and Presentations
2014  Presentation, Art What Thou Eat? 56th Annual MMLA Conference, Detroit, MI
2014  Presentation, The Open Road, 56th Annual MMLA Conference, Detroit, MI
2014  Guest Lecture, Dialectics, Eisenstein, and Soviet Montage, Introduction to Media, University of California, San Diego, CA
2013  Panel Member, Underrepresented: A Film Series and Panel Discussion, El Camino College, Compton, CA
Additional Work Experience
2016  Complex Book Photographer, Special Collections, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA