RESUMÉ

Selected Screenings

2016    
Beyond Belief: Three Stories of Faith in Action - Kansas City Public Television (KCPT)
Princesita - Kansas City Public Television (KCPT) Interfaith Iftar - KCPT
Echo - Kansas International Film Festival, OP, KS
Princesita - Kansas International Film Festival, OP, KS

2015    
Sketchbook - Kansas International Film Festival, OP, KS

2014    
Les Signes de la Vie - La Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets, France
OutWrite - Kansas International Film Festival, OP, KS

2011    
Candy Apple Red - America Now and Here, KC, MO
Box This - Gateway Film Festival, Lamoni, IA
Candy Apple Red - Gateway Film Festival, Lamoni, IA
Candy Apple Red - SENE Festival - Providence, WA

2009  
The Same, But Different - University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines

2008   
The Same, But Different - Image + Nation Film Festival, Montreal, QC
The Same, But Different - Out On Screen Film Festival, Vancouver, BC

2006    
Serial Killers, Swingers & Boy Scouts - Every Picture Tells a Story Film Festival, KC, MO
The Same, But Different - KC Jubilee Film Festival, KC, MO
The Same, But Different - Seattle Transgender Film Festival, Seattle, WA

2005    
The Real World is Full of Dummies - One Night Stand Film Festival, KC, MO
Assembling Pancho Villa - Temecula Film Festival, Temecula, CA
Ripped - Every Picture Tells a Story Film Festival, KC, MO

2004    
Assembling Pancho Villa - Every Picture Tells a Story Film Festival, KC, MO

2003    
Box This - Temecula Film Festival, Temecula, CA
Box This - KAN Film Festival, Lawrence, KS
Box This - KC Jubilee Film Festival, KC, MO

Group Exhibitions

2012    
Library Thoughts - Budapest, Hungary

2010    
Cumulus - Paragraph Gallery, KC, MO
A Million Little Pictures - Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009  
Original Motion Picture Flip Book - Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA,
A Million Little Pictures - Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Miscommunication - Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, KC, MO

2008    
Renegades of Funk - Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, KC, MO

Installations & Public Art

2010  
Communified - Video Installation, 4Culture: Electronic Gallery, Seattle, WA
I Fly, You Fly - Zoetrope Sculpture, Art on the River, Dubuque, IA

2009     
Humans & Earth - Zoetrope Sculpture, Avenue of the Arts, Boynton Beach, FL
Evolvement: Life, Nature, Communication - Zoetrope Sculpture Series, Avenue of the Arts, KC, MO
Kinder Joy - Video Installation, Lawrence Art Center - Lawrence, KS

2008     
Communification - Video Installation, Trap Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Commissions

2013   
OutWrite - Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film + Video Festival

2008   
When You Knew - Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film + Video Festival

2007   
Youth Out Loud: Hate Crimes as Human Disaster - Learn & Serve America and Campfire USA

Awards & Honors

2011    
Candy Apple Red - Best LGBT Film, SENE Festival

2008  
Selected Artist - Creative Capital, Professional Development Workshop

2006    
The Same, But Different - Best Feature Film, KC Jubilee Film Festival
Serial Killers, Swingers & Boy Scouts - Best Interpretation of Artist, Every Picture Tells a Story

2005    
Kansas City’s Emerging Film Artist, Kansas City Star
The Real World is Full of Dummies - 1st Place Best Animation, One Night Stand Film Festival

2004    
Ripped - 2nd Place Best Documentary, Every Picture Tells a Story Film Festival

2003    
Assembling Pancho Villa - 1st Place Best Documentary, Every Picture Tells a Story Film Festival
Box This - 1st Place Best Animation, KC Jubilee Film Festival
Box This - 3rd Place Open Division, KAN Film Festival

Residencies

2014    
Minnie Valero Artist Residency, Cauterets, France

2012    
Hungarian Multicultural Center’s Artist in Residence, Budapest, Hungary

2009   
Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program, Kansas City, MO

Grants

2011   
Arizona Commission on the Arts’ Professional Development Grant

2008 
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City’s Inspiration Grant

Professional Experience

2008-2009, 2016-Present      
Facilitator - Artist Inc, a professional development program for artists

2016
Coproducer - Beyond Belief, Localore: Finding America & KCPT

2008-2009      
Adjunct Professor - University of Missouri Kansas City, Introduction to Film & Video Methods

2008-2009      
Instructor - Kansas City Art Institute, Introduction to the World of Digital Possibilities

2008          
Marketing Assistant - Outcast Films    

2007          
Production Coordinator - Earthwork Feature Film

2005          
Festival Director - IndyOutties: Kansas City’s Friendly Film Fest

2003-2008      
Filmmaker & Youth Mentor - Sentenced to the Arts, Jackson County Family Courts

2003 - 2007  
Director of Service-Learning - Camp Fire USA, Heartland Council

Community

2015-2017  
Board Member, Kansas City Women in Film & Television

2015-2017  
Board Member, Kansas International Film Festival

2011-2012   
Board Member, FilmOut San Diego

2009-2010 
Columnist, CAMP Magazine

2007-2009
Electronic Media Arts Panelist, Missouri Arts Council

2005-2008 
Committee Member, Crosscut:  Women Making Movies

2002-2004 
Board Member, Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City

2002-2004
Facilitator, Passages: Kansas City’s LGBT Youth Group