M.F.A in Film Directing, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA-2015

Post Baccalaureate in Photography, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland OR-2010

B.A. in Anthropology, University of California at Santa Cruz-2003

Screenings and Group Exhibitions

Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney Australia-2017

Frameline, San Francisco, CA-2016


Pink Screens Film Festival, Brussels-2016

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival, Seattle, WA-2016, 2011, 2010

PROUD! Denmark-2016

SQUIFF-Scottish Queer International Film Festival-2016

Echo Park Film Center-2016, 2012

ATA, San Francisco-2016

Transmission-Sonoma County, CA-2016

Vilnius LGBT Festival, Lithuania-2016

Periwinkle, ATA, San Francisco, CA-2016

CalArts Film Directing Showcase, Redcat, Los Angeles, CA-2015, 2014

Outfest, Los Angeles, CA-2014

Transient Exhibition, West Hollywood, CA-2014

Athens International Film Festival-2014, 2011

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival-2014

Northside Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY-2013

Trans-Ocular, Philadelphia, PA-2013

The Queerer They Come, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA-2012

Radially Gay: Harry Hay Conference, New York, NY-2012

Mix 24 Experimental Film Festival, New York, NY-2011

The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Seattle, WA-2011, 2010

San Francisco Shorts Film Festival-2011

PNCA Photography Award Recipients, Corner Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art-2010

Juried BFA Student Show, Pacific Northwest College of Art-2010

Juried PNCA Videofest, Pacific Northwest College of Art-2010, 2009

Queer Gaze, Fontanelle Gallery, Portland Oregon-2009

No Gold, Pacific Northwest College of Art-2008

Published Writings

Uncle George, Put a Egg On It-2016

Becoming Finn, MashUp Americans-2016

Solo Exhibitions

The Proof Series, The Q Center, Portland, OR-2012

A Transference of Innocence, Higgins Gallery, Portland, OR-2010

The Outsiders Series, Tuff Luck, Portland, OR-2010

Longings, C.O.G. Gallery, Portland, OR-2008

Grants and Scholarships

Oberhausen Film Festival Fellow-2016

Flaherty Fellow-2014

Academy of Arts and Sciences Grant-2013

PNCA Photography Department Graduation Award-2011

PNCA Photography Department Award-2010

Pride Foundation Grant Recipient-2010, 2009

PNCA Honors Grant-2010, 2009, 2008

Equity Foundation Grant Recipient-2009

Curatorial Experience

Notions of a Buddy Film, ATA, Echo Park Film Center, and Transient, 2016

Sissies Artist Lecture Series, Valentines, Portland, OR-2009-2011

Faculty and Student Queer Show, BFA Gallery, Portland, OR-2008