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EDUCATION

2016     MFA In Painting, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, MD

2010     MFA in Creative Writing, Hunter College, New York, NY

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Shows

2017    Annex Gallery, Piehole, Curated by Tryn Collins, Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY 

Group Shows

2018    The Old Pfizer Factory, 630 Flushing Ave., Re: Art, Curated by Nicole Kaack and Jane Cavalier, Brooklyn, NY

2017    The Art Omi International Arts Center, Ultra Pro Festival: Sculptures that Cook, Ghent, NY

2016    Penthouse Gallery, MICA GRAD Show, Baltimore, MD

2016    Pinkard Gallery, CTFO, Curated by Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curatorial Practices (IACP), Baltimore, MD

2015    Riggs and Leidy Gallery, Neither/Or, Baltimore, MD

2015    Gateway Gallery, Grids, Baltimore, MD

2014    Fox III Gallery, Graduate Fall Show, Baltimore MD

2014    Kunsthalle Galapagos, This Red Door, Brooklyn, NY 

2014    Bruce High Quality Foundation, 837 Washington Street, The Last Brucenniel, NY

2013    Union Hall Community Center, Mothers and Daughters, West Cork, Ireland

2010    Morris Gallery, Skibbereen, West Cork, Ireland

Juried Shows

2015    Riggs and Leidy GalleryFirst Year Juried Show, Baltimore, MD

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016    The Lighthouse Works Residency, Fishers Island, New York

2016    The Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, New York 

2014/16 Hoffberger Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, MD

2014    New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry

2014    Byrdcliffe Artist Colony, full scholarship, Woodstock, NY

2013    Josef and Anni Albers Residency, Bethany, CT

2013    Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL

2010    Amy Award, Best New Female Poets in NY Under 30, Poets & Writers

2006    Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, Boston College

2006    Jacques Salmanowitz Program For Moral Courage In Film Grant

PRESS

2014    Micro-Review: On Simone Kearney’s Middlemarch, by Adam Fitzgerald, The American Reader

PUBLICATIONS

Chapbooks

2017    Ugly Duckling Presse, “My Ida" 

2013    Minute Books Press, “In Threes” (Limited Edition Artist Chapbook)     

Poetry and Art       

2017    Ohio Edit, "My Ida" (excerpts) 

2015    Literati Quarterly, “Telephone”

2014    PEN Poetry Series, “Rear Window,” “Bends in the Middle,” “Personal Tragedies”

2014    Stonecutter Journal, Issue 4, “Une Barque Sur L’Océan,” “Purple Afternoon,” “Hydromedusa”

2014    Broadstone Books, 84 Poets, with photographs by John Sarsgaard, “Her Carnival Cruise”

2013    Boston Review, “Days”

2013    Ooteoote (Vertaallab/ Translationlab), excerpt from “In Threes,” translated into Dutch

2013    A Circus Book, “A Living Artist”

2013    Ink Brick Journal, “Mobilization,” Silk-screen poetry comic

2012    Boston Review, “All One Has Before One”

2012    Bridge Journal, “Fatherless Calligraphy,” (art/poetry collaboration with poet Christian Hawkey)

2012    The Office of Recuperative Studies, “Breaking Broken Gestures”

2012    Ragazine, “The Nature of It,” “Contents”

2011     Post Road Magazine, “Morning,” “A Kind of Ductility”

2011     Supermachine, “Evening in Room,” “Albuquerque”

Art

2016    Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, published by Columbia University

SELECT PERFORMANCES

Lectures

2015    This Red Door, The Fuller Lecture Series, “On Kafka’s Ghost & the Spiral Jetty,” Hamburg, Germany

2011     PS 122, This Red Door presents: Six Non-Lectures, New York, NY

Poetry, Art, Video

2015     Queens Museum, Quail rise: R’s Queens Reprised, Queens, NY    

2014     Andrew Edlin Gallery, Contemporary Poetry Two, curated by Sam Gordon, presented in collaboration with BOMB                  magazine and NADA, New York, NY

2014     NADA, Contemporary Poetry, curated by Sam Gordon, New York, N

2012    The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church, Launch for Bridge Journal, NY, New York 

2012    Thierry-Goldberg Projects Gallery, Millay Colony Office for Recuperative Strategies workshop reading

2010    St. Ann’s Warehouse, Puppet show set to poetry,Alphabet Arts presents Toy Poets Theater, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Gowanus Studio Space, Remember Me From How I Was Tonight: An Evening of Performance, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Thierry Goldberg Projects Gallery, Suspensions, A night of performance and poetry, New York, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND ARTIST TALKS

Parsons the New School For Design, Adjunct Faculty, Integrative Studio and Seminar, New York, NY, 2016 to the present

Rutgers University, Adjunct Faculty, Introduction to Multimedia Composition, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017 to the present

Pace University, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, New York, NY, 2010 To 2017

Ramapo College, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, Mahwah, NJ, 2012 to 2017

Brooklyn Poets, Creative Writing Instructor, Brooklyn, NY, 2016 to 2017

Maryland Institute College of Art, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Baltimore, MD, 2014 To 2016