Studio Located in San Diego, CA
Mantra • 2019
Art Produce, San Diego, CA
L’chaim • 2018
Cueva Bar, OBR Architecture and Pacific Beach Library, San Diego, CA
West Coast Fiber Arts Exhibition • 2019
Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escondido, CA • Juror: Christine Knoke Hietbrink, Mingei Museum
Papered • 2018
Ashton Gallery, San Diego, CA • Juror: Valentine Viannay, L'Atelier Art Gallery
The Blend (RAW: Natural Born Artists) • 2012
4th & B, San Diego, CA
6TH Annual Arts & Culture Fest • 2011
Market Creek Plaza, San Diego, CA
Boulevard Abbey Group Show • 2010
Park Gallery, San Diego, CA
Modern Darning Samplers • January 2020
Dutch, San Diego, CA
Collaborated with owner of local shop, Dutch, to create a series of modern darning samplers for the Tuberose Studio and facilitate a sewing circle.
Rising Arts Fest Studio Visit Presentation • 2019
Bread & Salt, San Diego, CA
Collaborated with Kaitlyn Sturgis-Jensen to present on her visit to my studio, funded by Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego.
Mantra Workshops Series • 2019
Art Produce, San Diego, CA
Collaborated with Carolyn Klusmeier, Registered Associate MFT #100568 (supervised by E. Ruby Tovar-Morin, LMFT at The Soul Care House) to provide workshops on trauma and healing. Facilitated sewing circles resulting in original collaborative and individual artworks by participants.
Natural Wonders of South Bay • 2015
IB Charter School-West, Imperial Beach, CA
Displayed my series In Transition, alongside a juried show of student art. Engaged the local community through a yearlong partnership with Suzie’s Farm and by recruiting jury members from nearby universities and arts education nonprofits.
Ray at Night • 2007 – 2008
Ray at Night booth, San Diego, CA
Led a team of artists in creating interactive arts experiences for the community of North Park.
Related Arts and Curation Experience
Once Upon a Body by Bhavna Mehta, Participant, Art Produce, San Diego, CA • 2017
Curator • 2007 – 2008
3911 Kansas St, San Diego, CA
Hosted solo shows for under-recognized local artists.
Related Leadership and Teaching Experience
Teaching Artist for: ArtReach, Arts for Learning San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art and CoTA, San Diego, CA • 2011 - Present
Self-Care Through the Arts Workshop, Facilitator, Price Charities, San Diego, CA • 2019
Teaching Artist Community of Practice, Facilitator, Arts for Learning San Diego, Online • 2016 - 2019
Arts and Spirituality Workshops, Co-Facilitator with Matthew Reece, MDiv, Point Loma Nazarene School of Nursing and Anchor City Church,
San Diego, CA • 2018
Regional Advisory Committee for the Teaching Artist Support Collaborative of California, Advisory Committee Member, California • 2016 - 2017
Arts for Learning San Diego Board, Teaching Artist Representative, San Diego, CA • 2014 - 2015
Young Art 2015: Visualizing Music Educator Workshop, Facilitator, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA • 2014
Marylhurst University • MBA, Nonprofit Management Concentration, Marylhurst, OR • 2011
Mesa College • Art and Psychology Classes, San Diego, CA • 2007
Wheaton College • BA Elementary Education, Art Concentration, Wheaton, IL • 2004