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Education

2014
M.F.A Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2012
B.F.A Photography and Digital Media, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Exhibitions

 

2018

First Date, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR

FPO For Placement Only, Littman and White, Portland, OR

2017

Artifacts: A Plane of the Possible, One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR

It's Future Possible, Sun Gallery, Seattle, Wa

 

2016
A.i.R Artist in Residence Showcase Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
A Point of View: Contemporary Photography, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2015
(Publication) Chicago Artist Spotlight, Chicago, IL
What I Know Is, S1 Gallery, Portland, OR
Eight Takes, Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR

2014
COCA Juried Member Show 2014, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
FashFest, The Fillmore, Detroit, MI
M.F.A. Degree Show, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
Hip Hour, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2013
Studio Drawings, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2012
The Photographic Mirror, FOTOFEST, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Identified and Objectified: A Study of the Ephemeral, FOTOFEST, Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX
unBlocked, Jung Center, Houston, TX
FlickerLounge, Diverseworks, Houston, TX

2011
Slide Jam, Project Row Houses, Houston, Tx
Summer Studios 2011, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
A Pixelated Bunch, G Gallery, Houston, TX
Cinder Block Mixture, Skydive Art Space, Houston, TX
The Empty Box Auction, Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX
Artist Dialogue, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

2010
Annual Student Exhibition,
The Blaffer Museum, Houston, TX
Times II, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
Critically Caroline, Massive Collection, Caroline Collective, Houston TX
Beyond the Print, Caroline Collective, Houston TX Graditude, FOTOFEST, Bosque Gallery, Houston TX
Caroline: A Collective Experience, Caroline Collective, Houston TX
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Work Related Experience

2017-2018

Faculty Adjunct, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Digital Tools and Resources 104

Ideation 105

Space 102

 

2014-2016
Digital Instructor Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
First-Time Digital
Advanced Beginning Digital Photography
Intermediate Photography
Explore, Critique, Make

2016
Kidstreet Instructor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
Movie Making
Digital Photography
Clay & Multimedia

2013-2014
Teaching Assistant, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Artist Assistant, Heather McGill, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2011-2012
Project Manager, Communograph, Houston, TX
*Communograph is a multi-platform art project, conceived and initiated by Ashley Hunt and organized in collaboration with residents of Houston’s Third Ward community, Project Row Houses, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts and students and faculty of the University of Houston’s School of Art.
As the project manager, my responsibilities were to coordinate artist lectures, implement schedules for community events and provide documentation of any scheduled events.
The project timeline spanned two years.
2012
Panel Discussion: Hosted by Sister Hamdiya
Sidewalk Talk: with speakers Malcolm Sumisu, Robert Hodge, Hamdiya Ali, Journey Allen and Hosted by Artist Ifeanyi Okoro,
Community Talk: presented by Dr. Wendell Taylor and JD Green, hosted by artist Rebecca Novak
Sidewalk Talk: with key speakers Michelle Barnes and Jackie Miller of the Community Artists’ Collective and hosted by Artist Regina Agu

2011
Bus Tour: with architectural historian Stephen Fox, Third Ward, Houston, Tx
Artist Talk: Mierle Laderman Ukeles in Conversation with Shrimp Boat Projects, University of Houston, Houston, Tx
Walking Tour: with Instructor Ray Carrington, Third Ward, Houston, Tx
Community Discussion: hosted by resident Trinity Williams, Communograph, Houston, TX
Sidewalk Talk: hosted by artist Journey Allen, Communograph, Houston, TX
Sidewalk Talk: A poetry performance hosted by Artist Michael K Taylor, Communograph, Houston, Tx
Artist Talk: Mel Chin, Communograph, Houston, TX
Artist Talk: Ashley Hunt in conversation with Rick Lowe Founder of Project Row Houses, Communograph, Houston, TX 

 

Awards, Fellowships & Lectures

2016 

AIR Talks, Lillstreet Loft, Chicago, IL

2013
Carol Goldrath Small Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2012
Helen D. Roy Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2011
Creative Time Research Grant, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Houston, TX
2011 Summer Residency, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX