2011 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009 (MFA) Rhode Island School of Design
2003 (BA) Yale University


2023 Whether Break or Shape, The Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison, NJ 
2023 Observed, The Gallery at Heimbold, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
2021 Low Relief for High Water, The Climate Museum, presented in Washington Square Park, New York, NY
2021 Holding Patterns, River Valley Arts Collective at the Al Held Foundation, Boiceville, NY
2020 Soft Stand, At Both Ends, SLAG Gallery (Project Space), New York, NY
2016 Eye of Palm, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 My Lands are Islands, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2014 In Advance of a Storm (for Luis and Antonia) (for A and L) (for parents) (for two), The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY
2012 Site Set, Luchsinger Gallery, Greenwich, CT
2012 For Closure (Outdoors, the Bronx), DOT UrbanArts Program, the Bronx, NY

(selected group)
    Past Time, Efraín López, NY
    Between Life and Land: Crisis, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
    A Gathering in the Making, Someday Gallery, NY
Terms of Belonging, GAVLAK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
feel rubble, NYU Gallatin Wetlab, on Governors Island, NY
No existe un mundo poshurucán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria, Whitney Museum, NY
Power Tools, Candice Madey Gallery, NY
Sobre/Mesa, The Clemente, NY
Private View IRL, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY
As Above, So Below, David Nolan Gallery, NY
Private View, Collective View, various locations
Art Mutters (Alone and United), Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
The Socrates Annual 2019, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
Casa Nakasone Sybaris Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Todo en ti fue naufragio (with The Distance Plan), Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Axxon N: A collective commentary on David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE, Essex Flowers, New York, NY and RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Talk Ain’t Cheap, Sybaris Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Queens International 2018: Volumes, Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King Art Center, Cold Spring, NY
Isla: Regarding Paradise, Towson University, Towson, MD
Here Now, Cody Gallery, Marymount University | Arlington, VA
Not an edge but a hinge, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
Sube el Río / River Rising, Starlight Park, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx NY
Remain Alert and Have a Safe Day, Local Project Space Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Here Now, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
AIRSpace Residents at NADA, New Art Dealers Art Fair, New York, NY
Ami Omo, Barbara Walters Gallery, Heibold Arts Center, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Where Do We Stand? Two Years of Drawing with Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, NY
Care, A Performance, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
Four More Years, Planthouse, NY
Yellow Tulips, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Dangerous Professors, Triumph, Chicago, IL
Personals, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Offices, NY
Surrogate Friend, Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ
Punta del Este Art Fair, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Uruguay
Cartography of Ghosts, The Drawing Center, NY
MDF Blog, Planthouse, NY
Local Tide, S1 Gallery, Portland, OR
Drawing for Sculpture, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
How to Tell if Your Krill Oil Supplements Are Ripping You Off, Abrons Arts Center, NY
Ice Storm The Willows, Brooklyn, NY
Light Box, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
La Bienal 2013: Here Is Where We Jump, El Museo del Barrio, NY
Building Materials, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Pavel Acosta, Livia Corona, Ignacio Lang, Gabriela Salazar, Sgorbati Projects, NY
MixTape, Artspace, New Haven, CT
Building Material, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
Reformation 2011, former Skowhegan Jail, Skowhegan, ME
Year Zero, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY
Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper, Dan Graham, Los Angeles, CA
Like Death, New Mexico Will Catch Up with You in the End, The Fisher Press, Santa Fe, NM
The Drawing Show, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
East|West Artist Exchange, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Geography of Imagination, Adam House Gallery, New York, NY 
A Varied Terrain, Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Boston Young Contemporaries, Gallery 808, Boston, MA


2024 Drew University Artist in Residence
2023 NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship Grant in Craft/Sculpture
2023 Sarah Lawrence College Gallery Residency   
2021 City Artist Corps Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts and NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
2019 Socrates Annual Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park
2018 AIRspace Residency, Abrons Art Center, NY
2016 MANA Contemporary BMST Residency curated by Amy Khoshbin
2016 Open Sessions The Drawing Center, NYC
2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation ACE Grant, for CAROUSEL
2014 Workspace Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
2014 The Lighthouse Works, Residency and Public Art Fellowship
2013 Smack Mellon "Hot Picks"
2012 Yaddo Residency (Louise Bourgeois Residency for Sculptor)
2010 Studio LLC Participant, Jamaica Center for Learning and the Arts
2009 MacDowell Colony Fellowship
2002 Yale Norfolk School of Art


2017 Personals | Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, New York, NY | Organized with Sarah Mattes and Barb Smith.
2013 – 2016 CAROUSEL Organized with Mary Choueiter.
Optotype | 92YTribeca Skowhegan Alumni Series, 92YTribeca, New York, NY
Organized with Lucas Blalock.
Lather, Rinse, Repeat (as Desired), Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Organized with Elizabeth Ferrill.
A Varied Terrain, Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Organized with fellow students Martin Smick and Mayen Alcantara. 


2023 The Way Things Go, by Louis Bury: Cover; published by punctum books, October. (coverart)
2022 Future Botanic, by Christina Olivares: Cover; published by Get Fresh Books LLC, winter. (coverart)

2017 Contribution, The Dangerous Professors
2014 Tilted Arc, Invited Contributor
2013 "The Theater of Abstraction: Patricia Treib at Wallspace,"
Journal of Contemporary Aesthetics
"Another One Bites the Dust!"
Urban decay and demolition as a compressed and heightened experience of the sublime ruin, and some ways in which this modern ruin has affected the use of the vernacular of the ruin in contemporary art.” Volume 8 (2010).
Color&Color Magazine: Invited Contributor, Black & White Issue, October.
The Report, by Jessica Francis Kane: Endpaper artwork; Published by Graywolf Press, August.
The Last Works: Christopher K. Ho and Kevin Zucker, The Fisher Press, Santa Fe, NM: Invited Contributor

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