Education

2002-2004

Master of Arts, Studio Art, New York University International Center of Photography

1997-2001

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, University of California, Santa Cruz

Residencies/Awards

2006-2007

Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006

AIM, Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, LMCC Swing Space Award, New York City

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

* indicates solo or collaborative presentation

2006

Multiplex: Legal Aliens, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York Curated by Rotem Ruff and Ofri Cnaani 

NYU/ICP 20 Years In, International Center of Photography, Education Gallery, NYC Curated by Gerald Pryor

Pipe Lines, NARS Foundation Inaugural Exhibition, NARS Studio Space #2, Brooklyn, NY Curated by Inhee Iris Moon 

Lag-Time Line-up, Mumbo Jumbo Gallery, New York City Curated by Collete Blanchard and Ken Jones Jr. 

AIM 26, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City Curated by Lydia Yee and Erin Salazar 

Exploding Television - Satellite of Love: Sex and Sadness, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Witte de With Contemporary Art Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Curated by Jan Schuijren (exhibition and online screening)

2005

SIART Bolivia 2005, Bienal Internacional, Museo Nacional de Arte, La Paz, Bolivia 

RW / FF, Chong Dam Art Festival, Gallery Demain and Gallery The Space, Seoul, Korea Curated by Jeeyun Kim 

Video Series, Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, New York Curated by Bettina Johae and Madeleine Gallagher 

New.Mass.Art, Contemporary Artist Center(CAC), New Adams, Massachusetts 

Ben-Addiction 2005, Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, New York 

Third International Film and Video Festival, The Museum of New Art (MONA), Detroit, Michigan

2004

*Welcome, Rosenberg Gallery, New York University

*MA Thesis Exhibition, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York City 

Urban Moment, Ever Harvest Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan 

*Tribeca Film Festival 2004, Tribeca Cinemas, New York City (photo exhibition in conjunction with festival) (Long-Term Installation) 

My Home, Con Edison Gallery, Kimmel Center, New York University

Ben-Addiction 2004, Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, New York 

Salon de Expace(Ex-Pace Projects), Transplant Gallery, New York City

2003

Lightshow, Clocktower Art Space, Brooklyn, New York 

Transgression, The Commons, New York University 

Entourage, International Center for Photography, Education Gallery. New York City

Double Exposure, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

 

Selected Screenings

2006

Recontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, 11th Edition, Paris, France, and Berlin, Germany 

BAC! Festival, VII Edition, Barcelona, Spain 

NoNo Style Presents…A Midsummer nnstyl’s Dream, MonkeyTown, Brooklyn, New York 

Darklight Festival, Irish Film Institute and FilmBase, Dublin, Ireland

Sex and Sadness, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey Curated by Jan Schuijren

2005

22nd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Art Festival, Kassel, Germany 

Beyond Stills, Gallery Korea, New York City Curated by Jeeyun Kim 

Now and Future, Cantor Film Center, New York City Curated by Jeeyun Kim

2004

Foray into Family, Einstein Auditorium, New York University

 

Curatorial

2005

Storefront/Forefront, Video Lounge, 20 East 4th St.(old Tower Video), NYC

 

Teaching

2005

Present Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Video Art Department of Art and Art Professions,

New York University Adjunct Professor, Digital Photography, Department of Fine Arts, Manhattan College 

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