I have a new studio in the North Side of Chicago and started a weekly workshop series called queer quilting- it is ongoing on Saturday mornings and open to quilt-curious queers with any level of sewing experience.
I am performing at Oxbow Goes to Hell on October 29th as the Skeleton Who Spits Blood, with my riff on noise bands and halloween music, Spooky Sounds Band
I have ceramic sculptures in this awesome group show curated by Natalia Arbeleaz, titled Junk in the Trunk, at Baltimore Clayworks. The exhibition is on view September 10th through November 5th.
June 9th, 6-8pm: A screening of my immersive dome video and live performance Aqueous Dissolve will be free with RSVP at the Chaffee Planetarium in the Grand Rapids Public Museum, as part of the inaugural meeting of the Full Dome Video Club. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending. If you are interested in presenting your work on the dome, please email John Foerch at email@example.com.
After two years of delay, the Concerts Under The Stars series is back and I am doing the visuals for Lazy Genius on the dome on March 10th and 11th
Advance tickets required- this show will sell out. Experience an hour of full-dome video with a set of live rock-and-roll shoe-gaze jams.
Artist Talk: Come see me and curator Amber PB have a conversation about the exhibition Watery Ghosts that is currently on view at Neutral Ground
Join from anywhere through ZOOM: Thursday December 9th at 6pm CST (register here)
* watch the recording of the talk archived here *
Our two person exhibition called Watery Ghosts is opening tonight (November 27th) at Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre from 7-9pm
With excellent work from Sherry Walchuk and a curatorial statement by Amber PB, the show is on view November 27th through January 15th
I am a Creep-in-Residence at the Ox-Bow Scool of Art & Artists' Residency this week for the annual event Oxbow Goes to Hell
Get tickets for October 29th & 30th to see The Skeleton Who Spits Blood performing live, along with an artist-made spooky trail and party!
The (official) music video I made for the new With Child song "Howlelujah / Dead Rainbow" is live today on You Tube
(w)here is the on-campus MFA thesis exhibition that I have conceived and installed with my 6-person cohort for our final critiques and will be open to the public at the Garage Door Gallery after our graduation ceremony on August 22nd
Eating Sharp Fruit REMIXXX is streaming 24 hours a day August 17th-22nd
My experimental short THING (A FIVE PART SAGA) has been selected for the Sixth Edition of the Courts d'un soir Festival on Montreal
The fest is September 1st to 6th, and my work is in the Official Competition - Short film category
My thesis work is part of the three-person exhibition The Way Forward, soft opening today at the new location of the UICA in Grand Rapids
Eating Sharp Fruit is on view as a six monitor installation, all episodes are running all the time!
July 15th through November 24th / grand opening event is September 9th!
BeyONd GREEN/$ [Reversing the Vacuum of Social Media] curated by M.M.M. is live online August 2nd-6th (full schedule here)
This is the latest installment in Hot Wheelz Festival, a Chicago-based virtual live arts platform founded during the COVID-19 pandemic
All videos are viewable on the archive
The first episode of my MFA Thesis / Public Access TV show Eating Sharp Fruit premieres April 6th on GRTV!
In the style of live performance or old time TV, the six episodes will only be visible the night they air.
Follow the project page and watch online (or on your TV in GR) at 10:30 eastern (last week's rerun at 10:00) for the next six Fridays.
The Hibernation Station 2: I’m showing video in this interactive night of home made public access TV by TheHibernation Project
Virtual MFA-IA Midway Presentations: Pop into our zoom rooms throughout the evening and engage in participatory projects
August 18th, 7-9pm EST
The (official) music video I made for the Seth Bernard's new song "First Snow" is live today on You Tube
The (official) music video I made for the new song "Right On, Sally" by Elisabeth Pixley-Fink (feat. Jes Kramer), is live today on You Tube
I'll be in Minneapolis February 8th and 9th collaborating with Thomas Putzier to facilitate introspective bonding at the Art Shanty Projects
I talk with local art journalist Holly Bechiri about learning how to sew, wanting to make pretty things ugly, and several of my past and present projects on the Light Gallery podcast, Light Conversations
Flexible Fence: A Public Sculpture for Project 1
I am the commissioned artist for the student collaboration piece, and have designed a monumental sculpture titled Flexible Fence.,
on view September 7th- October 27th
Read details about the project here
My work is included in the 91st Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition at the Muskegon Museum of Art
Features artists from across the state and runs September 5th through November 13, 2019
I'm excited to be accepted to and enrolling in the Sierra Nevada College MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program
It's a low residency MFA so I can live in Grand Rapids and spend intensive sessions on the edge of Lake Tahoe with my cohort twice a year
I completed Quilt Mural for Wassaic, it is part of their summer exhibition Ad Astra Per Aspera, open May 18th through September 21st
and will permanently be on view as part of their public art collection
Outdoor Cat at Sweet Pass Sculpture Park is open today, my UNARMED flag is flying half-mast
On view March 2nd through April 27th
Come see our work at the WMCAT Faculty Exhibition Meet & Greet tonight, February 21st 5:30-7pm
I am an artist-in-residence at the Wassaic Project for the month of May
Read my long-form interview and see the photo gallery on my Artist Profile
CONFRONT is my solo exhibition about facing the things that control, manipulate, embolden, debilitate, arouse, and categorize us all.
The Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, MA February 28th through March 29th (Visit the virtual gallery here)
I have work in the alumni exhibition Resilience in Flux at the PACE Gallery of Pacific Northwest College of Art
On view December 7th through January 16th
I have video work in Fair.
Miami’s Brickell City Centre will be home to Fair., an alternative, non-commercial contemporary art fair set to be a historic convening of some of the world’s most iconic and trailblazing women artists. Fair. will run concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach, December 7th through 10th from 11am-7pm
Book Release Celebration for our catalog The Land of Here and Now: Artists of Shared Space Studio, 2011-2015
A series of celebrations with the book available for purchase begins at NowSpace LA, on the last day of the Common Field Convening
November 5th, 3-5pm at NowSpace
EQUITY NOT EQUALITY is my entry for ArtPrize this year, commissioned by the Ladies Literary Club and supported by the Frey Foundation Seed Grant
On view September 13th through October 8th
This work has been written up by Calvin College, Cultured GR, and The Rapidian
I'm making new work on site for Intermural, a special pop-up exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Center featuring three Michigan based artists.
August 15 to September 3, artists will use the gallery walls as their canvas to create process-focused works in collaboration with the audience
My work is featured in the group exhibition The Jump Off at UICA in Grand Rapids
On view June 2nd through August 26th / Opening Reception June 2nd, 5:30-9pm
I am the resident artist at The Sactuary Arcata for the month of April, I will be giving an artist talk, teaching a workshop, and painting a mural
My work is in the group exhibition Cryin' Out Loud @ Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe, a juried exhibition that examines the role of women's and femmes' voices as expressed in art about politics, activism, and emotion.
On view April 21st through July 9th in CCA's Muñoz Waxman Gallery
My work is included in PROCESS : FIBER, a group show of 10 textile artists local to Grand Rapids at Light Gallery + Studio
The opening day, April 8th, is part of the Art Downtown 2017 festivities, and is on view through May 2nd
I have new work in the exhibition Centrifugal at Praxis Fiber Workshop in Cleveland
On view March 3rd through April 29th / Opening Receptions March 3rd & April 7th, 6-9pm
My video work, "A Rainbow in the Desert", will be included in a group exhibition in the Tahoe Gallery at Sierra Nevada College in Tahoe, California.
“THIS PLACE: SELECTIONS FROM THE FRONTIER”January 7th through March 2nd
I was interviewed for episode 46 of the have company podcast with Marlee Grace, talking about artist's best practices in creativity, business, and self-care.
The Land of Here and Now: Five Years of Artists at Shared Space Studio
I co-curated this exhibition with Mary Welcome, showing new work by 27 of the past resident artists alongside documentation of the artists’ process and play.
In the tradition of including the public in our process, there will be performance and interactive programming for the run of the show, early June to late July.
I am spending two weeks as a resident artist at Now Space LA, using discarded garment district fabric to build a small sculpture park and video installation
Opening reception April 22nd 6-9pm / Work on view 1-5pm April 23rd + 24th
I was commissioned to draw a vinyl window wrap mural for the LA Little Tokyo pop-up location of the Harmony Murphy Gallery
I am a resident artist at Real Time and Space for the month of December in collaboration with artist Violette Alby in Oakland's Chinatown
We are hosting a workshop to create large patchwork banners that will be on display for the 2016 Open Engagement conference in April
I have completed my Quilt Drawing Mural for Grand Rapids commissioned by the Urban Institue of Contemporary Art
Collecting Scraps is my solo exhibition at the Art League Gallery in the South Bend Museum of Art
On view July 11th through September 13th / Reception on September 4, 5–9pm
I was interviewed for a Feature in Grand Rapids Magazine
I am the resident artist at Micro Art Space in Cleveland Ohio from May 2nd to May 17th.
I will have a solo exhibition at the 78th St. Studios on May 15th during the Third Fridays art crawl
Earlier Interviews and Reviews
Portland Modern Quilt Guild
SF Bay Guardian
PNCA :: UNTITLED
New city Art
Features from Artist Residencies
The Quilt Studio of Violette Alby
Elsewhere Artist Collaborative