About

I grew up in Southern Vermont and have lived and worked in Tucson, AZ since 2005.

Education:

Prescott College Bachelor’s degree in Public Art with an Emphasis on Social Impact, 2008

Awards/Residencies:

  • Santa Fe Art Institute Equal Justice Residency 2017-2018
  • Puffin Foundation, Project Grant, 2017
  • Puffin Foundation West, Project Grant, 2017
  • Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, New Works Project Grant, 2016
  • Honors in Drawing, Louis Carlos Bernal Annual Juried Exhibition, 2014
  • Tucson Pima Arts Council, P.L.A.C.E. Initiative V Grant, 2014
  • Tucson Pima Arts Council, P.L.A.C.E. Initiative III Grant, 2012

Exhibitions:

  • Nothing To Declare, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 2017
  • Building Puentes Across Naciones, Museo de Arte De Nogales, Sonora, MEX 2017
  • Peripheries, Exploded View Microcinema, Tucson, AZ 2017
  • Postre Prints, Purple Gallery, El Paso, TX 2017
  • Teenage Wasteland, Exploded View Microcinema, Tucson, AZ 2015
  • Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2014
  • YayBig Southwest Print Collection Exhibition, YayBig Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2014
  • Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres Invitational Show, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2014
  • Hey Baby: Art Against Sexual Assault, Whistle Stop Depot, Tucson, AZ, 2013
  • Detention Art Exhibition, Industria Studios Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2013
  • Raices and Friends, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2012
  • Poco a Poco, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2012
  • Viviendo Verde, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2011
  • Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres Invitational Show, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2010
  • Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres Invitational Show, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2009
  • Puro Politico, Pure Politics, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2008
  • Cousinlove, Bentley’s House of Coffee and Tea, Tucson, AZ, 2008
  • El Gran Super Rasquacho Art Show, Splinter Brothers and Sisters Warehouse, Tucson, AZ, 2007

Scenic Works:

  • Scenic Designer, Luna Gale, St Francis Theater Company, Tucson, AZ 2017
  • Scenic Designer, Three Sisters, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ 2017
  • Scenic Designer, Boston Marriage, Something Something Theater, Tucson, AZ 2016
  • Scenic Designer, Barrio Stories, Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ 2016
  • Scenic PainterPolaroid Stories, Santa Fe College of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM 2016
  • Scenic Painter, Don Giovanni, Arizona Opera, Tucson, AZ 2016
  • Scenic Painter, Eugene Onegin, Arizona Opera, Tucson, AZ 2015
  • Scenic Designer, The Migration Project, Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ 2014
  • Scenic Designer, Staged Reading of MAS, Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ 2014

Public Works:

  • “Dry Liver Dogs”, with Jenna Tomasello, Dry liver Recording Studio, Tucson, AZ 2014
  • “Pomegranate Blossoms”, with Nicole DiSante, Whistle Stop Depot, Tucson, AZ, 2014
  • “Collaboration, Cooperation” (interactive “electro” mural), Xerocraft Hackerspace, Tucson, AZ, 2013
  • “Painting by Numbers: Women in AZ Detention Centers, Bringing Numerical Statistics to Life” (interactive mural), Center for Global Justice, South Tucson, AZ, 2013
  • “Tucson Story” (group mural), Dry River Radical Resource Center, Tucson, AZ, 2010
  • “Mexican American History Mural”, (group mural) Pima Community College-­‐Desert Vista Campus, Tucson, AZ, 2010
  • “America’s Toughest” (city wide, temporary installation) Tucson, AZ, 2008
  • “No Borders Camp, International Mural Project” (group mural), Calexico, USA/Mexicali, Mexico, 2008

Bibliography:

  • Maria Leon, Agencia EFE, “Exhibición Binacional Refleja la Realidad Fronteriza a Través del Arte”, July 1, 2017
  • Margaret Reagan, Tucson Weekly, “The Death of Jose Antonio”, April 6, 2017
  • Zocalo Magazine, “Exploded View Microcinema Presents ‘Peripheries’: Border Video Works Examining the Intersections of International Borders and Communities”, April 2017
  • Heather Hoch, Tucson Weekly, “A Whole New Works”, July 21, 2016
  • Soundtrack Volume 2, Self-Published Comic Book, April 2015
  • YayBig Southwest Print Collection Exhibition Catalogue, YayBig Gallery, June 7-29, 2014
  • “Sebuoa”, Idyll of the White Lotus: Collected Comic Anthology, SAW Press, February 2014
  • Soundtrack Volume 1, Self-Published Comic Book, February 2014
  • Tucson Pima Arts Council, People, Land, Arts, Culture, and Engagement: Taking Stock of the PLACE Initiative, 2013
  • Mari Herreras, Tucson Weekly, “T Q&A: Wesley Fawcett Creigh”, August 29, 2013
  • Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly, “Life Behind Bars: A new exhibit uses art to bring attention to the abuses of the private prison system”, April 25, 2013
  • Charles Spillar, Tucson Citizen, “New Art Exhibit Blasts Current ICE Detention   Practices”, March 31, 2013
  • Maria Leon, Agencia EFE, “Mural Refleja el Dolor de las Indocumentadas en Centros de Detención”, February 8, 2013
  • Noah Shachtman, “Wired” Magazine Blog, “Border ‘Scarecrows’ Lampoon Immigration Hardliners”, November 13, 2008

Curatorial:

  • “Mis Historias/My Stories” Tiny Town Gallery, Tucson AZ 2015
  • Detention Art Exhibition, Industria Studios Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2013

Performances:

  • Live Painter for “Sueños y Siluetas” by Denise Uyehara, Jason Aragon and Adam Cooper-­‐Terán, Tucson, AZ, 2014

Teaching Experience:

  • Pima Community College, Instructor of Stagecraft, Stage Lighting, Scene Design, and Theatre Graphics, 2015-Present
  • Corazon de Tucson, “Resolution Through Arts Engagement in the Era of 1070” Workshop Instructor, 2014-2105
  • BICAS: Bicycle Inter Community Art and Salvage, Workshop Instructor, 2013
  • Dry River Radical Resource Center, Workshop Instructor, 2008-­‐2009
  • Las Artes, Arts and Education Program, 2006-­‐2007
  • The Second Street Children’s School, Tucson, AZ, 2005-­‐2006