EDUCATION

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

Post Baccalaureate in Photography, PNCA, Portland, OR – 2010

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

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Representations of Leaving | Queer Deaths and heavens

LA Filmforum, Los Angeles, CA – June 2019

 

Desires and Resistances | Unearthing Trans Legacies

OUTFEST, Los Angeles, CA – July 2018 (Premiere)

Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY - November 2018

University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA – May 2019

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR – March 2019

Cineworks, Vancouver, Canada – March 2019

MIX Copenhagen, Denmark – November 2019

Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia – March 2019

Lesbian Ranch House, Olympia, WA – March 2019

Scottish Queer Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland – December 2019

Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, Germany – November 2019

Cinema of the Dam’d, Amsterdam, Holland – November 2019

Counterpulse, San Francisco, CA – October 2019

 

Notions of a Buddy Film

ATA, Artist Television Access, San Francisco, CA – August 2016

Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA – June 2016

Transmission Retreat, Sonoma County, CA – September 2016

 

Sissies – A Queer Artist Lecture Series

Valentines, Portland, OR – September 2009 to August 2010

 

Faculty and Student Queer Show

BFA Gallery, Portland, OR – May 2008

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS

beside the water, 1999-2004 (2018)

IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Holland – November 2019 (International Premier)

Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland – June 2019 (UK Premier)

Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI – March 2019

OUTFEST, Los Angeles, CA – July 2018 (US Premier)

ICDOCS Festival, Iowa City, IA – April 2019

Xposed International Queer Film Festival, Berlin, Germany – May 2019

Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH – March 2019

ANTIMATTER, Victoria, Canada – March 2018

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Canada – May 2018

Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY - November 2018

University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA – May 2019

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR – March 2019

Cineworks, Vancouver, Canada – March 2019

MIX Copenhagen, Denmark – November 2019

Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia – March 2019

Lesbian Ranch House, Olympia, WA – March 2019

Scottish Queer Film Festival, Glasgow, Scottland – December 2019

Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, Germany – November 2019

Cinema of the Dam’d, Amsterdam, Holland – November 2019

 

a visit (2015)

Frameline, San Franciso, CA – June 2016

Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney, Australia – February 2017 

Antimatter, Victoria, Canada – March 2016

Pink Screens Film Festival, Brussels – March 2016

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival, INFRARED, Seattle, WA – October 2016

PROUD! Denmark -

Scottish Queer International Film Festival – November 2016

ATA, Artist Television Access, San Francisco, CA – August 2016

Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA – June 2016

Transmission Retreat, Sonoma County, CA – September 2016

Vilnius LGBT Festival, Lithuania – August 2016

Redcat, CalArts Film Directing Showcase, Los Angeles, CA – May 2015 (Premier)

 

a year in review (2013)

OUTFEST, Los Angeles, CA – July, 2013

Transient, West Hollywood, CA – April 2014

Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH – March 2013

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival – November 2013

 

Things We Both Know (not our real names) – with Roy Pérez (2012)

SF Cinematheque, INFRARED, San Francisco, CA – October 2018

Northside Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY – July 2012

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

CUNY Graduate Center, Harry Hay Conference, Radially Gay, New York, NY – September 2013

Trans-Ocular, Philadelphia, PA – September 2013

 

 

Yes, You Are Okay – with Lacy Davis (2010)

Mix 24 Experimental Film Festival, New York, NY – October 2011

 

and what remains (2010)

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, INFRARED, Seattle, WA – October 2010

San Francisco Shorts Film Festival – September 2010

Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH – March 2010

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Uncle George,” Put a Egg On It – Summer 2016

“Becoming Finn,” MashUp Americans - 2016

 

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

The Proof Series, The Q Center, Portland, OR – June 2012

A Transference of Innocence, Higgins Gallery, Portland, OR – May 2010

The Outsiders Series, Tuff Luck, Portland, OR – Novemeber 2009

Longings, C.O.G. Gallery, Portland, OR – March 2008

 

SELECTED EXIBITIONS

PNCA Photography Award Recipients, Corner Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR – April 2010

Juried BFA Student Show, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR – May 2010

Juried PNCA Videofest, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR – May 2010

Fontanelle Gallery, Queer Gaze, Portland, OR – November 2009