Lives and works in Chicago, IL

 

Solo Shows

2008

Crypto Egypto, Lamontagne Gallery, South Boston, MA

2007

Death Rides A Horse: Surrendered City, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA

2005

Contexture, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York NY

2003

Building Portraits: Surface and Space in Landmark Structures,
Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York, NY

 

Group Shows

2016

Edge of Frame, Journeys In Experimental Animation, Whitechapel Gallery

2013 

Ray of Dark: MFA Thesis Show, School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Film/Video Annual: Screening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium

Transmediation, The Media Lounge at CAA, curated by Micol Hebron

2012

Brown Baby Jesus, MacDowell Colony, 2012

2011

Film/Video Annual: screening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium

2010

Lost Horizon, curated by David Gibson, Artjail

2008

Lost Horizon, curated by David Gibson, UMass Amherst

2008

Deep in the Heart of Southie, LaMontagne Gallery, South Boston, MA

2006

Summer Show, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York NY

2005

Biannual All Artists Show, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York NY

2004

179th Annual Invitational Exhibition, National Academy of Art, New York, NY
New York Studio School Alumni Show, curated by James Hyde, Pierogi, Brooklyn NY
VOID, curated by David Gibson, Educational Alliance Gallery, New York, NY

2003

New York Paints!, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York NY
Summer Group Show, DNA Gallery, Provincetown MA

2002

Art 911, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York NY
Re-Painting Church's Territory, Olana, Hudson NY

2001

Beckoning Vision, curated by Karen Wilkin, New York Studio School, New York NY

2000

Twenty-Fourth Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York NY

1998

Absolut Secret, McKee Gallery, New York NY

1996

Wow Digital Show, Wow Digital, New York NY

 

Film Festivals

 

2017

SEAFF, Stockholdm, Sweden
Animfest, Athens, Greece
Athens Film + Video Festival, Athens, Ohio
Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, England
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Los Angeles Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Animaze Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, England

Los Angeles Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, Mammoth Lakes, CA
New Zealand International Film Festival, "Animation Now", Auckland
SOMA, Maplewood, NJ
GLAS, San Francisco
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Florida Film Festival, Maitland, FL
Giraf International Festival of Independent Animation, Calgary, Canada
Animafest Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

2015

Croyden IFF, Croyden, UK
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
SENE, Providence, RI
New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Ottowa International Animation Film Festival
Bend Film Festival, Bend, Oregon
Madrid International Film Festival, Madrid, Spain
Cineclub, New York, NY
In The Palace International Short Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria

2014

Japan Media Arts Festival, National Art Center, Tokyo
New Filmmakers New York, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
International Art Expo: BorderBodies-Mixing Identities, Italy-Spain
Boston International Film Festival, Boston, MA
Elvis Zapp Urban Film Festival at Spectrum Space, New York, NY
New Jersey International Film Festival
Golden Egg Film Festival
Navi Mumbai International Film Festival
American Online Film Awards

2013

Atlanta Underground Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia
Kerry Film Festival, Tralee, Ireland
Elvis Zapp Urban Film Festival, New York, NY at the Maysles Institute

 

Press

Animation World Network, Review by Chris Robinson, 2017
Edge of Frame Animation Blog, interview with Edwin Rostron, 2016
Film International, Gary M. Kramer, 2015
Boston Globe, Review by Cate McQuaid, December 2009
Boston Globe, Review by Cate McQuaid, December 2007
Art In America, Review by Joe Fyfe, February 2006
New York Press, Currently Hanging By Mario Naves, June 2004
The New York Sun, Gallery-Going By David Cohen, October 2003

 

Fellowships and awards

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short, 2017
Guggenheim Fellowship, 2017
Special Mention for Excellence in Animation, LA Film Festival, 2016 
Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short, Florida Film Festival, 2016
Madrid International Film Festival, Best Animation 2015
Chicago Underground Film Festival: Best Made In Chicago Award 2015
SENE: Honorable Mention for Best Animation 2015
Golden Egg Film Festival Nominee for Best Animated Film 2014
School of the Art Institute of Chicago: New Artist Society Scholarship 2014 
The Macdowell Colony, 2012-2013
The Boit Award, 2012

 

Education

BA, English and French Literature, Skidmore College, 1991 
Certificate in Fine Art, New York Studio School for Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture 1997-2000
MFA, Animation and Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 2013
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2016

 

Experience

Drawing Instructor at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2013
Animation Instructor at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, July 2013
Teaching Assistant at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 2012
Teaching Assistant at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 2011