CV

Presenting at CSUN 2016


Education

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.

Honors and Awards

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 Miss Anthology, Program Coordinator, 2018-Present
o Portland Community College, Comics Instructor, 2018-Present
o One With Heart, Front Desk and Social Media Manager, 2017-Present
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

Volunteer Experience

o Rose City Comic Con, 2013, 2014, 2017
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 Stumptown Comics Fest, 2011-2013
o Portland Audiences for Cultural Exploration, 2014-2015
o Portland Art Museum, 2009-2011

Publications

o Making Connections (comic anthology) PNCA Summer Intensive, June 2018
Prompt(ed) (Comic) August 2017. Graduate project. 
"Art Therapy." (Comic). Rally Zine Vol. 3. April 2017.
o New Moon. (Comic-Book) 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." (Comic) Pacific Sentinel, March 2016.
o “Creature of Comfort.” (Aquatint) Pathos Literary Magazine, No. 10 Vol. 2, Winter 2016.
o Munchies. (Comic-Book) Self-Published, July 2015.
o Lessons Learned. (Comic-Book) Self-Published, July 2015.
o “On Fleek.” (Chapter Illustrations) Girl!Power Capstone, Vol. 86, Summer 2015.
o Sissy Pants Collection. (Comic-Book) Self-published, April 2015.
o Tired. (Comic-Book) 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.

Presentations, Workshops and Interviews


o Guest speaker at OCAC's Summer Sketchbook Intensive, hosted by Jonathan Hill, 2018
o Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic Con, Presenter, 2018.
o The Graphic Novel Educator Workshop Participant at PNCA, 2018.
o ECCC Professional, 2017.
PSU Comics Studies Interview, October 2016.
o Mini-Comic Workshop at Portland State University, March 2016.
Instructional workshop to aid students in utilizing campus resources in the comics making process. Emphasis on the ¼ mini-comic and digital coloring in freeware.
o Comics and Visual Art Conference, California State University Northridge, February 2016.
Formalist presentation on essay, “The Mire: Simple, But Complicated.”
o Geek in the City Radio, Portland, OR. Interviewed July 2015 discussing “Munchies” exhibition.
o Zine 101. Creative workshop in tandem with the GirlPower! Capstone. July 2015.

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 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.