RESUMÉ

Selected Screenings

2018    
Quantum Qollaboration - Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland, Ohio

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

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

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
When You Knew - Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film + Video Festival, KC, MO

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    
Emergence of Post-Human Cartographies - La Esquina, KC, MO

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

2018  
Zoetrope Sculpture - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

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

2017    
Beyond Belief - Regional Emmy nomination

2011    
Candy Apple Red - Best LGBT Film, SENE Festival2008  
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    
Self-Directed Artist Residency with Minnie Valero - 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 to attend TransCultural Exchange Residency Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: The Interconnected World

2008   
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City - Inspiration Grant to complete feature film soundtrack

Community

2017 
Judge, Feature Documentaries, St. Louis International Film Festival

2017 
Judge, Student Films, Bison Bison Film Festival

2015-2018 
Co-Chair, Expressions Art Exhibition: Showcasing Artists with Disabilities, The Whole Person

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

2011-2012 
Board Member, FilmOut San Diego

2007-2009
Electronic Media Arts Panelist, Missouri Arts Council

2005-2008 
Committee Member, Crosscut:  Women Making Movies

2005-2008 
Youth Mentor and Diversity Trainer, National Conference for Community & Justice

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

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

Professional Experience

2008-Present 
Facilitator & Community Liaison, Artist INC, a professional development program for artists

2016-2017 
Organizer & Host, What Works Wednesdays, artist presentations and peer-to-peer dialogue

2015-2017 
Feature Documentary Programmer, Kansas International Film Festival

2016 
Coproducer - Beyond Belief, Localore: Finding America, KCPT & Association of Independents in Radio

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