CURRICULUM VITAE b. 1978 SANTA MONICA, CA UNITED STATES 

 

11/2018 – 12/2018 Super Radiance group exhibition: Participating Artist, with Michelle Andrade

Artifact re-installation of “MAXINEMAXINE – MayQueens2017” maypole

Curated by Laura Darlington & Selwa Sweidan

The Nook Gallery at Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, CA

https://superradiance.online/

 

5/3/2017 ON ALL DAY: Participating Artist, with Michelle Andrade

“MAXINEMAXINE – MayQueens2017” maypole installation

POSITIONAL PROJECTS, SITE-SPECIFIC EVENT AT LLANO DEL RIO, LLANO, CA

 

5/3/2014 Squaring the Circle: Participating Artist

“May Queens” maypole installation and participatory dance

Curated by CRAFTSWOMAN HOUSE/Cindy Rehm & HINTERCULTURE/Karyl Newman & Larissa Nickel

SITE-SPECIFIC EVENT AT LLANO DEL RIO, LLANO, CA

 

4/2013 Forêt Intérieure by Alexandra Grant: Participating Artist

18TH STREET ARTS, Santa Monica, CA

 

2/2012 – 3/2012 Artists’ Tower of Protest with Mark di Suvero: Artist                                                                                      Pacific Standard Time Public Art Festival

THE GETTY, CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD, LAXART West Hollywood, CA

 

2010 Six Site-specific Murals: Lead Artist, Program Director

CAMP RAMAH IN CALIFORNIA Ojai, CA

 

1/08/2009 – 3/3/2010 “New & Improved” group show: Artist

THE ECHO PARK CURIOSITY SHOP & ART GALLERY Echo Park, CA

 

12/11/2009 – 1/26/2010 “GIFT” group show: Artist

THE ECHO CURIO CURIOSITY SHOP & ART GALLERY Echo Park, CA

 

10/03/2009 “Nuit Blanche Collective Mural”: Lead Artist

L’ASSOCIATION 59 RIVOLI Paris, France

“More fun than the other events because we’re meeting artists and making something.” - Participant

 

9/9/2009 – 9/26/2009 “Galerie 59: Aftersquat Inaugural Expo”: Artist

L’ASSOCIATION 59 RIVOLI Paris, France

 

6/17/2009 “8 cm x 8 cm Group Show”: Artist

PRIVATE GROUP SHOW Basel, Switzerland

 

5/22/2009 “Les Produits Exotiques”: Projection artist using puppetry, special effects

Directed by Aaron Kahn

THEATRE L’EPEE DE BOIS, LA CARTOUCHERIE Paris, France

 

3/04/2009 & 9/15/2008 “Salon Travelogue”: Writer/Performer/Artist 18 works on paper, pen and ink, charcoal, watercolor

ACTORS ART THEATRE Los Angeles, CA

 

2/2/2007 – 2/30/2007 My Barbarian presents “The Golden Age”: Performer in video installation

STEVE TURNER CONTEMPORARY GALLERY Los Angeles, CA

“The jewel of the show.” - Los Angeles Times

 

12/25/2005 – 1/05/2006 Smartgals presents Twelve Days of Christmas: Performer

LOS ANGELES METRO GOLD LINE, Los Angeles, CA

“Pick of the Week.”- LA Weekly

 

12/03/2005 Commute: Writer/Performer; 8/25/2005 The Company of Other Flowers: Writer/Performer

BEYOND BAROQUE LITERARY ARTS CENTER Venice, CA

 

4/29/2005 Improvisation with Guillermo Gomez-Pena: Performer

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART Los Angeles, CA

 

11/06/2004 & 11/05/2005 Orchidia Violeta for Calavera Fashion Show - Ofrendas/Walking Altars:

Performer

TROPICO DE NOPAL GALLERY Los Angeles, CA

“L.A.’s only Calaverawalk.” - Tu Ciudad Magazine (article features photo of Leora Wien)

 

10/10/2004 “Mini-Park Variety Show”: Writer/Artist

THE OCTOBER SURPRISE: CREATIVE INTERVENTIONS & UNDERGROUND POLITICS Los Angeles, CA

 

8/2/2002 – 8/18/2002 Killing My Lobster Comedy Troupe presents “Tango Dell’Amore”:

Choreographer, Finale dance

ODC THEATRE San Francisco, CA

“A finale worth the price of admission.” - The San Francisco Chronicle

 

ILLUSTRATION

2/2014 “Love, Dove” by Eva Huang; mixed media digital collage

PUBLISHED BY LITERATURE FOR LIFE JOURNAL

 

March/April 2001 “Kitsch & Liturgy” by Catherine Madsen; mixed media collage and calligraphy

PUBLISHED BY TIKKUN MAGAZINE

 

ZINES/PUBLICATIONS

 

2013-present “Double You~Double Vie”

SELF-PUBLISHED ‘ZINE

12/2009 “L’association 59 Rivoli”; 11/2009 “My favorite day”; 9/2009 “Retro Paris”

PUBLISHED BY GIRLS GUIDE TO PARIS ONLINE

11/2004 “P. Ka Bu Spring 2005 Collection - Los Angeles Fashion Week 2004”

PUBLISHED BY L.A. SPLASH ONLINE

4/2002 “In the Thick of Things: Gaining Field Experience” cover article

PUBLISHED BY IN DANCE: THE EDUCATION ISSUE/DANCERS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO

1993 – 1995 “My Life & My Sex Thrive in the J. Crew Catalogue”

SELF-PUBLISHED ‘ZINE

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES/EXCHANGES

5/2017 California Humanities Quick Grant Awardee

Cash award for installation of “MAXINEMAXINE –MayQueens2017 “ at  ON ALL DAY

POSITIONAL PROJECTS, SITE-SPECIFIC EVENT AT LLANO DEL RIO, LLANO, CA

3/2008 – 10/2009; 10/2008 – 1/2009 Visiting Artist

45 works on paper, gouache and ink; Nuit Blanche group mural; Cool School: L’anglais culturelle

L’ASSOCIATION 59 RIVOLI Paris, France

4/1/2008 – 5/31/2008 Emerging Artist Residence Exchange

Works on paper, watercolor, gouache and ink

LA MUSE WRITERS’ AND ARTISTS’ RETREAT Labastide Esparbairenque, France

 

PROGRAMMING

4/2003 – 4/2004 Assistant to Director Paul Holdengräber

Institute for Art & Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Produce salon-style multimedia events. Guests include David Byrne, Frank Gehry, Pierre Boulez, Bernard Henri-Lévy, Stephen Weil, Nathaniel Kahn, David Hickey, Terry Allen.

 

PRESS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Avishay Artsy, “A Socialist Colony in Southern California, Founded 100 Years Ago,” Which Way LA/KCRW, 5/22/2014.

 

Benjamin Bonneau, “Le 59 Rivoli fait son retour,” Le Journal du Dimanche, 9/8/2009.

 

Tristan Taoromino & Karen Green, Anthology editors, The Girl’s Guide to Taking Over the World: Writings from the Grrrl ‘Zine Revolution, St. Martin’s Press, 1997 (reprint of “My Life & My Sex Thrive in the J. Crew Catalogue”).

 

EDUCATION

2000 American Studies/Cultural Studies BA

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY Middletown, CT

                                   

1996 – 1998 Dean’s List

SMITH COLLEGE Northampton, MA