Education

2011-2013
MFA The Glasgow School of Art

2002-2006
BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Selected Exhibitions

2015

Studio Artist’s Showcase, Group Show,
The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014

FIND | MAKE | SOLVE, Artist in Residence Exhibition
Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

Object Logic Performances
Lillstreet Loft, Chicago IL

Making Home: Place-making and the Politics of Home, with the Collective Cleaners, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago, IL

Alberto Aguilar: Wedding to Unknown, RISK: Empathy, Art, and Social Practice, Group Exhibition, performance with the Collective Cleaners, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2013

The Glasgow School of Art Master of Fine Art Degree Show
The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK

Alteration, Curatorial Project & Group Exhibition
Collaboration with Sarah F. Maloney
The Portal, Glasgow, UK

Perfectly Situated, Group Exhibition
New City Space, Glasgow, UK

2012

Perfectly At Home, Group Exhibition
New City Space, Glasgow, UK

Natural Formations, Curatorial Project and Group Exhibition
Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow UK

Leave No Trace, Group Exhibition, Curated by C. Weir
Peanmeanach Bothy, Ardnish Peninsula, UK

HexFlags, Solo Exhibition
Lillstreet Art Center Rooftop Project Space, Chicago, IL

MFA Interim Show
Mackintosh Museum, The Glasgow School of Art, UK

2011

Archive, Group Show
Skypark Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art, UK

Digital Photo Contest and Exhibition, Group Exhibition
Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Honorable Mention

Mar(t)ch Madness, Lion v Gorilla, Group Exhibition
Fulton Street Collective Chicago, IL
Runner-Up Best in Show

Workshops, Talks and Curatorial Projects

2016

Facilitator and Lead Teacher, Mix It Up At Lunch Day
Pleasanton Middle School

2015

Curator, New Floral Exhibition
Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL

Facilitator, Arts, Literature & Language Development
Pleasanton Unified School District Summer Institute, Pleasanton, CA

2014

Panelist, Continuing Conversations: The Past, Present & Future of the Art vs Craft Debate, Craft/Work
Beauty & Brawn Gallery, Chicago, IL

Facilitator, Ways of Valuing Workshop, Craft/Work
Beauty & Brawn Gallery, Chicago, IL

Artist Lecture
Lillstreet Loft, Chicago, IL

2013

Curator, Alteration Exhibition
Collaboration with Sarah F. Maloney
The Portal, Glasgow, UK

Facilitator, AlterForum Workshop
Collaboration with Sae Jin Choi
16 Kelvinside Drive, Glasgow, UK,

2012

Facilitator & Curator, Audience Aesthetics: Participatory Strategies, Workshop & Exhibition
Collaboration with Sarah F. Maloney
Barnes Garage Space, The Glasgow School of Art

Curator, Natural Formations Exhibition
Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow UK

Awards and Affiliations

2015

Make a Difference Award, Tri-Valley SELPA & Community Advisory Committee, Pleasanton, CA

2014-present

Representative, Visual and Performing Arts, Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton CA
Member, College Art Association
Member, National Art Education Association
Member, California Art Education Association

2014 – 2015

Cohort Member, Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity
Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton CA

2013-2014

Textiles Artist in Residence, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
Member, American Alliance of Museums
Member, The Collective Cleaners, Artist Collective, Chicago, IL

2011-2012

Scotland Saltire Scholarship, UK

2009-2010

PBS Art:21 Educator, Pilot Year Cohort Member, NYC, NY

2002-2006

SAIC Academic Incentive Award, Chicago, IL

Publications

2014

“Artists-in-Residence 2013-2014.” Lillstreet Art Center. June 2014: 9-10. Print and Web. “2013-14 Lillstreet Artist-in-Residence Showcase.” Lillstreet Art Center Gallery. June 2014. Web.

2013  

Mansfield, Susan. “Exhibition Review: Glasgow School of Art Degree Show.” The Scotsman, 13 June, 2013. Web.

2011

“Alumni in the Arts.” Torchbearer, Fall 2011: 25. Print.

2010

“Keeley Stitt: Art21 Educators Testimonial.” Art21. Vimeo. 13 January, 2010. Web.

2009

“Art21 Launches Unique Yearlong education Initiative with Teachers from Across the Country.” NAEA News. October 2009: 28. Print.

“Contemporary Art in Contemporary Classrooms: Art21 Educators 2009.” Fusaro, Joe. Art21 Magazine. 15 July, 2009. Web.