SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Art Matters Foundation Grant Award (2008)
“Made in Chicago Award” Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) (2007)
DFI Fellowship Award (2007)
UIC Provost’s Award (2006)
Abraham Lincoln Fellowship Award, UIC (2006, 2007)
Silver Award - Madison Advertising Federation (MADFED) (2001).
MATC Foundation Scholarship (2001),
MATC Photography Program Scholarship (2000),
Boltz Foundation Scholarship, MATC (1999).
2006 -2008 University of Illinois at Chicago
MFA - Moving Image Chicago, IIL
2002-2004 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA - Film, Video and New Media; Chicago, IL
1998 - 2001 Madison Area Technical College Associates Degree in Photography Madison, WI
SCREENINGS AND OTHER PROJECTS
Subvision Festival for International Contemporary Art, (2009) (Hamburg, Germany)
Estación Tijuana, (2009) (Tijuana, Mexico)
Chicago Filmmakers (2009 and 2010)
Garage Spaces, Chicago (2009)
CNEX Documentary Film Festival (2008), (Taiwan)
Chicago Underground Film Festival (2004, 2007 and 2008)
Leaving the Factory, Films by Chicago Artists at the Chopin Theater ( 2008)
UIC MFA Thesis Show at G400 (2008)
Blue Line Studios, Chicago (2007)
Targeting Johns, Gallery 2 - School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007)
Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) (2004 and 2007)
Hyde Park Cultural Center (2007)
MOOVLAB HD (2005)
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (2004).
Seamless/Themeless: Works by Chicago Film and Video Makers (2004)
Assistant Editor at Kindling Group for “A Doula Story”. National Premier at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Aired nationally on various PBS stations. www.adoulastory.org .