lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri
Now That's A Conspiracy, with Justin Beachler, Granite City Arts, Granite City, IL Nov 2016
Pileus Project #5, Turkey Creek Institute for Phenomenal Awareness, Kansas City, MO April 2016
Pileus Project #3, ACRE Residency visiting artist, Steuben, WI. Aug 2015
Pileus Project #2, Art In The Loop, Kansas City, MO. Aug 2015
#vapelounge, with Justin Beachler, Negative Space, Kansas City, MO. June 2015
Dark Star, with Rimas Simaitis, Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL, May 2013
Generations, Box13 ArtSpace, Houston, TX, May 2009
The Listening Post, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, Mar 2009
Pileus Project #4 , Terrain Biennial, Terrain Projects, Oak Park, IL Aug 2015. Curated by Danny Orendorff
1InfiniteLoop, Paragraph Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, March 2015. Curated by Jeff Eaton
Urban:Suburban, Epsten Gallery, Kansas City, MO, September 2014.
I Am What I’m Doing, La Esquina Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, July 2014 curated by Jonas Sebura and Alex Gartelmann
Kansas City Flat File, ArtSpace at H.R. Block gallery, Kansas City Art Institute, selected for presentation by curators Jodi Throckmorton, Eric Dobbins, and Lacey Wozney, Summer 2014
The Tyranny of Bad Taste, La Esquina Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, February 2014, curated by Danny Orendorff
The Tyranny of Bad Taste, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, November 2013, curated by Danny Orendorff
WET PAINT 4, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, August 2012
BOOM. MFA Invitational, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, July 2012
Bring your own Beamer (B.Y.O.B.), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, May 2012
Headgear for Tony, MFA Thesis show, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2012
Museum of Pocket Art Retrospective, Bruno David Gallery, Saint Louis, MO, September 2011
Yummier/ Brainsickly, 479 Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2011
Saturday Fun Machine, Finale Gallery, Manila, The Philippines, Dec 2009
Jungle Fever, Green Papaya Art Project, Manila, The Philippines, Nov 2007
Me Odio Y Quiero Comprar, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico, May 2007
with Okay Mountain Collective
Staycation, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sept 2015
Monument to a Decommisioned Monument, Isles Art Initiative, Boston, MA, July 2015
Long Plays, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 2013
Okay Mountain, Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, February 2012
Ultrasonic VI, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca, August 2011
New Image Sculpture, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Tx
First Take, Blaffer Museum at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, Feb 2011
Water Water Everywhere…, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Aug 2010
Benefit Plate, Freight + Volume, New York, NY, Aug 2010
Big Strange Mystery, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX Jan 2010
Corner Store, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL, Dec 2009
Collection Selections, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Aug 2009
It’s Gonna Be Reverything, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Nov 2008
It’s Gonna Be Everything, Creative Research Laboratories, Austin, TX, Jan 2008
Thrun, Neil, “’I Am What I’m Doing’ at La Esquina Gallery gathers fearless work by 20 artists,” Kansas City Star, August 13th, 2014. Online and print.
Ise, Claudine, “Shedding tyranny with found objects,” The Chicago Tribune, January 9, 2014. Online and Print
Nardi, Sarah, ‘”The Tyranny of Good Taste” goes high-concept and lowbrow,” The Chicago Reader, November 18, 2013.
Editor, “Artist of the Week,” LVL3 Gallery Blog. July, 2013. Online.
Burke, Stephanie. "Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/10-5/12)." Web log post. Bad At Sports. N.p., 10 May 2013. Web. 12 May 2013.
Woodward, Joseph, “ Heady, Hearty Art at the Starting Gate: Contemporary Arts Forum Hosts Work by 2012 UCSB MFA Graduates.” Santa Barbara News-Press, May, 2012
Wang, Irene, “UCSB MFA 2012 Exhibition Headgear for Tony is Fascinatingly Variable.” The Bottom Line, May 22, 2012. Online and Print.
Mills, Ted, “Boom-ing System.” Santa Barbara New-Press, July 22-28, 2011. Issue, pg 46. Online and print.
Pang, Melanie, “The Listening Post.” Houston Press, March 12, 2009. Online and print.
MacLaggan, Corrie. “Work at Cancer Hotline Inspired Austin Artist.” Austin American-Statesman, Jan 8, 2008. Online and print.
Editor, “A Clever Collage of Clutter at Camp Fig.” Austin American-Statesman, August 4, 2005. Print.
with Okay Mountain Collective
“Family Tree,” Zing Magazine, Aug 2013. Print
Pena, Arthur, “Long Plays: Okay Mountain at Mark Moore Gallery,” New American Paintings, March 15, 2013. Online
“Gluttony,” Book Nine: The Seven Deadly Sins, Beautiful/ Decay, July 2012. Prints
Christy, Matt, “Okay Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee.” Art Papers, May/June, 2012
Faires, Robert, “Collective Burgeoning.” Austin Chronicle, September 17, 2010. Online and print.
Johnson, Ken, “Benefit Plate.” New York Times, August 20, 2010. Online and print.
Faires, Robert, “Okay Mountain.” Austin Chronicle, December 11, 2009. Online and print.
Various, “A Miami Herald Staff Selection of Don’t-miss Works.” Miami Herald, December 4, 2009. Online and print.
Reunion: The Dallas Review, University of Texas, Dallas, November, 2013
UCSB 2012 Exhibition: Headgear for Tony. Catalog. May 2012
New Image Sculpture. McNay Museum of Art. San Antonio. Spring 2011
Collection of Rodney D. Susholtz, Austin, Texas
Collection of Sharon and Gregory Gray, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Collection of Austin Contemporary, Austin, Texas
Blaffer Museum of Art, Houston, Texas
21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Awards, Honors, and Residencies
Resident, Charlotte Street Foundation’s Urban Culture Project Studio Residency Program, Kansas City, MO 2013-2015
Dean’s Fellowship, College of Letters & Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011
Departmental Fellowship, School of Fine Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010
2010 SemiFinalist, Headlands Residency Program, Sausalito, CA, 2010
Short List, ArtPace Residency Program, San Antonio, Tx, 2010 Winner, 2009 Pulse Prize, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, Fl, 2009 (with Okay Mountain)