Solo Exhibitions

2016
  Quadrants, CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA
2014
  Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
2010
  Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
2009
  Six Weavings, Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender, Berlin, Germany
2008
  Song Song, Vienna, Austria
  7 Weavings, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
2004
  Disarticulate, Build Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2015
  Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (Traveled: Des Moines Art Center, IA)
2014
  Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present, ICA Boston, Boston, MA
  Color Shift, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2013
  Threaded Stories, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
2012
  Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, David Zwirner, New York, NY
  Christopher Baird, Todd Bura, Ruth Laskey, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011
  2010 SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Figures in Space, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
  A Terrible Beauty is Born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
  The Literal Line: Minimalism Then and Now, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
  New Shadow Old Legs, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2010
  The Craft, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY
  Afterglow: Rethinking California Light and Space Art, Weigand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
  Abstract, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
  SOLACE, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
2009
  Liberation Upon Contact, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
2008
  Dogtooth & Tessellate, The Approach, London, UK
  here's why patterns, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
2007
  Artists of Invention : A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
  Alpha, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  By Our Hands, The Spare Room Project, San Francisco, CA
  Four Generations of Women at CCA, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2006
  Material World, Alliance Francaise, San Francisco, CA
2005
  The Sleight of Hand, the Artist's Touch, Linc Art, San Francisco, CA
  Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
  New American Paintings: M.F.A. Annual, Open Studios Press, Wellesly, MA
2004
  Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, S.F. Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003
  Taqueria Cancun, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

Education

  M.F.A. Painting/Drawing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2005
  B.F.A. Painting/Drawing, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1999
  B.A. Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997

Awards

  SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2010
  San Francisco Bay Guardian Outstanding Local Discovery (GOLDIE) Award in Visual Arts, 2010
  Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of the Arts, 2005
  Murphy/Cadogan Fellowship Award, San Francisco Foundation, 2004
  All College Honors, First Honorable Mention, California College of the Arts, 2004
  Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, 2000
  Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of Arts and Crafts, 1999

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