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Studio Located in San Diego, CA

Belonging Through Play • 2023

You Belong Here, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

Mantra • 2019

Art Produce, San Diego, CA

L’chaim • 2018

Cueva Bar, OBR Architecture and Pacific Beach Library, San Diego, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Last Group Show • 2023

Bread and Salt, 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

Collaborative Projects

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 Circle, Co-Lead, Online • 2020-2022

Teaching Artist for: Monarch School, ArtReach, Arts for Learning San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art and CoTA, San Diego, CA • 2011 - Present

Art and Self Care: Exploring an Interdependent Practice, Facilitator, Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego, Online • 2020

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

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