University of Dundee

Master of Design in Comics and Graphic Novels, 2016-2017
2017 Duncan of Jordanstone Comics Prize Recipient 
Fully funded by the Principal’s International Excellence Scholarship and the Discover Dundee Scholarship
Highest Distinction
Key Modules:
• International Comics Cultures
• The Pictured Page
• Creating Comics
• Comics Production

Portland State University

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Comics Studies, 2016
Key Modules:
• Comics History
• Comics Theory
• Creating Short Comics
• Autobiographical Comics

Portland State University

B.S., Arts and Letters, 2014-2016
Minors: Medieval Studies, English and Art History
Summa Cum Laude
Thesis Project: Girl!Power! A student-led series of zine-making workshops with girls ages 10-17 in 
Portland, OR culminating in the creation of an anthology of the participants work.


o Comics Studies Society 

o Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
The RUMBLE-LUMP Collective
o Assessment Committee, Art, Portland Community College
o Digital Drawing and Painting Chair, Portland Community College

Honors and Awards

o Carol A Tilley Travel Grant Recipient for the Comics Studies Society Conference, 2019

o Awesome Portland Micro-Grant recipient on behalf of Miss Anthology Comics, May 2019
o Partial Educator Scholarship recipient for PNCA's Educator Summer Intensive, 2018
o Duncan of Jordanstone Comics Award, 2017

o Principals International Excellence Scholarship, 2016-2017
o Discover Dundee Scholarship, 2016
o Simon Benson Art History Scholar, 2015-2016
o Schwenn Family Scholar, 2015-2016
o Blick Merit Scholarship, 2015-2016
o Dean’s List, 2014-2016
o Presidents List, 2012-2015
o Honorable Mention, Northview Gallery Student Exhibition, 2014
o Senior Artist of the Year, 2006

Professional Experience

o Portland State University, Instructor, 2019-Present (Comics Theory)

o Portland Community College, Instructor, 2018-Present (Comics Art & Literature, Visual Arts, Understanding Architecture, History of Graphic Design) 
o Miss Anthology, Assistant Director & Graphic Designer, 2018-2019
o Rose City Comic Con, Panels and Programming Lead, 2017-Present
o "Process" group exhibition curator at Sequential Art Gallery, April 2019 
o Artist & Crafstman Supply North, December 2018-March 2019
o One With Heart, Front Desk and Social Media Manager, 2017-2018
o Marvel, Trades and Special Projects Intern, 2016
o Research Assistant to Dr. Anne McClanan 2015-2016
o Sequential Art Gallery, Curatorial Intern 2014-2016
o Dirce Moroni Toulan Library, Library Attendant, Portland State University 2014-2016
o College of Urban and Public Affairs, Lab Attendant, Portland State University 2014-2016
o College of Urban and Public Affairs, Dean’s Office Assistant, Portland State University 2014-2016
o Portland State University Box Office 2015-2016
o Contract Writer, Portland State University Vanguard 2015
o Mesnard & Olinger Studio, 2013-2014
o Blitz Pearl, Assistant Manager, Arts & Events Organizer, 2009-2011

Teaching Experience

o Winter 2020, ENG 496: Comics Theory, Portland State University  

o Winter 2020, ART 217: Comics Art and Literature, Portland Community College
o Winter 2020, ART 102: Understanding the Visual Arts, Portland Community College
o Creative Honors Thesis Adviser, Portland State University, 2019-2010
o  Fall 2019, ART 102: Understanding the Visual Arts, Portland Community College
o Fall 2019, ART 101: Understanding Architecture, Portland Community College
o August 2019, Comics History (Youth Summer Camp), Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland, Or
Summer 2019, ART 102: Understanding the Visual Arts, Portland Community College
o Spring 2019, ART  217: Comics Art & Literature: Banned!, Portland Community College
Spring 2019, ART 102: Understanding the Visual Arts, Portland Community College
o Fall 2018, ART 102: Understanding the Visual Arts, Portland Community College
o December 2018, Digital Inking Comics Workshop, Portland Community College
Spring 2018, ART 217: Comics Art & Literature: Auteur Creators, Portland Community College
March 2016, Mini-Comix Workshop with Andrew Paris, Portland State University
o Summer 2015, Grrrl Power! Zine Workshop, Portland State University

Presentations, Workshops and Interviews

o Review of the Designing Comics Courses Workshop, (CSS 2019 Review

o Intersectionality Series Cohort, Winter 2020
o Poe-nography: From Gothic to Erotic, Comics Studies Society Conference, Toronto, CA, July 2019 
o Designing Comics Courses, Comics Studies Society Conference, Toronto, CA July 2019
o Comics Community Panel at Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, June 2019
o Guest Speaker, PSU Comics History with Diana Schutz, May 2019
o Online Faculty Summit at Portland Community College, May 2019
o Decolonizing the Classroom Workshop at Portland Community College, May 2019
o Creating Community in the Classroom Workshop at Portland Community College, April 2019
o Eco-Justice Pedagogy Workshop at Portland Community College, April 2019
o Bridge 13 Empathy Training Cohort at Portland Community College, April 2019
o Guest, Geek in the City Radio, March 27th 2019.
o Guest Speaker, PCC Sylvania, March 2019
o ECCC Professional 2019
o Cohort, Equity and Open Educational Resources, Portland Community College, Fall 2018
o Presenter, ComiqueCon, Detroit, MI, October 2018
o Cohort, Online Instructor Training, Portland Community College, Summer 2018
o Guest speaker, OCAC's Summer Sketchbook Intensive, hosted by Jonathan Hill, 2018
o Presenter, Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic Con, 2018.
o The Graphic Novel Educator Workshop Participant at PNCA, 2018.
ECCC Professional, 2017.
PSU Comics Studies Interview, October 2016.
o Presenter, Comics and Visual Art Conference, California State University Northridge, February 2016.
o Guest, Geek in the City Radio, Portland, OR. Interviewed July 2015 discussing “Munchies” exhibition.

Volunteer Experience

o Thought Bubble Volunteer, 2016

o MDes Student Representative, 2016-2017
o University of Dundee Archives Volunteer, Comics Collection, 2016
o Aquathon Marshall, October 2016
o Ian Kennedy Masterclass Facilitator, October 2016
o Lakes International Comic Art Festival Volunteer, 2016
o PSU Comics Studies Booth Exhibitor, 2016
o Reading Frenzy, 2015
o Rose City Comic Con, 2013-2014
o Stumptown Comics Fest, 2011-2013
o Portland Audiences for Cultural Exploration, 2014-2015
o Portland Art Museum, 2009-2011

Skills and Software

o Adobe Photoshop

o Adobe InDesign
o Adobe Illustrator
o ClipStudio
o MadeFire
o Wordpress (see and for website samples)
o Comfortable working with Mac and PC OS

Select Publications

o Miss Anthology 2019, March 2020 
Miss Anthology Tips Zine, February 2020
Rumble-Lump Club #15, August 2019.
o  Miss Anthology 2018, December 2018.
o Miss Anthology Teaser, November 2018. 
o Cosmic Cowgirl #1. (Mini-Comic, 16pps). Self-pulished November 2018. 
Funny Ha-Ha. (Comic-book, 16pps). Self-published, October 2018
Making Connections. (Comic anthology). PNCA Summer Intensive, June 2018
Prompt(ed). (Comic-book, 52pps).  Graduate project, August 2017. 
"Art Therapy." (Single-page Comic). Rally Zine, Vol. 3. April 2017.
o New Moon. (Comic-Book, 24pps). 24-Hour Comics Day, October 2016.
o “Boss Babe.” (Illustration). Basement Babes, Issue 10, March 2016.
o “Style.” (Illustration). La Sangrona #3: Fashion Issue, March 2016.
o “Punk Fashion.” (Illustration). La Sangrona #3: Fashion Issue, March 2016.
o "Solitary Studies." (Editorial Comic). Pacific Sentinel, March 2016.
o “Creature of Comfort.” (Aquatint print). Pathos Literary Magazine, No. 10 Vol. 2, Winter 2016.
o Munchies. (Coloring book, 16pps). Self-Published, July 2015.
o Lessons Learned. (Comic-Book, 24pps). Self-Published, July 2015.
o “On Fleek.” (Chapter Illustrations), Girl!Power, Vol. 86, Summer 2015.
o Sissy Pants Collection. (Comic-Book, 28pps). Self-published, April 2015.
o Tired. (Comic-Book, 16pps). Self-Published, April 2015.
o "Fees, Fees and More Fees." (Article). Portland State University Vanguard, Vol. 66, Issue 31, April 2014.
o Comic Class 2014 Anthology. (Comic-Book). Self-Published, Portland State University, December 2014.

Select Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:

o "Thanks, Fletcher Hanks!" Common Grounds, Portland, OR, July 2018.
o “Munchies.” Sequential Art Gallery, Portland, OR, July 2015.
o “Winter Women.” Hawthorne Hideaway, Portland, OR January 2015.
o “Woodcuts V.2.” The Waypost, Portland, OR, May 2014.
o “Fan Girl.” The Little Gallery, Portland, OR, May 2014.

Group Exhibitions:

o "Process." Sequential Art Gallery + Studio, Portland, OR, April 2019. 
o "Portraits." Artist & Craftsman North, Portland, OR, Jan.-Feb. 2019.
o "Day of the Dead." Spendorporium, Portland, OR, October 2018.
o Chris Haberman and Jay Olinger, Henry Higgins Foster, September 2018
o "Super Salon." Gallery 101, Portland, OR, September 2018
o The Graphic Novel Pop-Up Show at PNCA, June 2018
o "Once Upon a Time." Splendorporium, Portland, OR, April 2018. 
o “Captain Picard Day.” Floating World Comics, Portland, OR, July 2015.
o “Bill Murray Show.” GOOD: A Gallery, Portland, OR, December 2014.
o “Vinyl.” Future Shock, Portland, OR, December 2014.
o “Geeks and Giggles.” Fleeting States Gallery, Portland, OR, June 2014.
o “The Gun Show.” Pinky’s, Portland, OR, May 2014.
o “Printmaking & Photography.” Splendorporium, Portland, OR, April 2014.
o “In Bloom.” Milepost 5, Portland, OR, April 2014.