2018 | B.F.A. New Media

School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

2013 – 2014 | Film, Photography, and Visual Arts

Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, New York

2013 | Spring-Summer Intermediate Spanish II

La Universidad de Sergio Arboleda, Bogotá, Colombia

professional activities

2015 – Present | Professional Exhibiting Visual Artist, Chicago, IL

Performance, Video, Installation, New Media, Collage, Floral Design

2011 – Present | Freelance Media Production Artist, Chicago, IL

Director, Editor, Assistant Director, 2nd Assistant Director, Production Designer, Assistant Art Director, Art Department Assistant, Floral/Greens Department Assistant, Set Decoration Production Assistant, Production Assistant, Runner

2019 | Picrow Inc., Chicago, IL

Set Decoration Production Assistant

2019 | Motive, New York City, NY

Brand Activation Conceptualization

2019 | Optimus Post Productions, Chicago, IL

Social Media Manager, Receptionist, Runner

2018 – 2019 | Whitehouse Post Productions, Chicago, IL


2018 | Flowers by Kristine, Champaign, IL

Floral Studio Assistant

2017 | Shatterglass Studios, Champaign, IL

Production Internship

2015 – 2016 | National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, IL

SPIN Media Archiving & Preservation Internship, Advanced Visualizations Lab

2016 | Artspace 8 Gallery, Chicago, IL

Art Consultation Internship

2013 | Video Films, Inc., Bogotá, Colombia

Video Production Internship

professional affiliations

2020 | Free Spirit Media Industry Pathways Cohort

Class of 2020 | 120-week professional development program for young artists.

2019 | Mana Decentralized

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solo exhibitions/performances


Pinball Love. Writer-Performer. Flagg Hall, Champaign, Illinois. Organized by Associate Professor Deke Weaver.

Welcome to Ether. Installation Artist. (Robinson) Knight Residence by Jack S. Baker, Urbana, Illinois. Organized by Associate Professor Deke Weaver.

group exhibitions/performances


BINGE: Love, Loss, & Larceny. Artist. Chicago, Illinois. Curated by Colin Mackintosh and Elliot Nick.


Connect: A New Media Group Exhibition. Writer-Performer. Slate Arts + Performance, Chicago, Illinois. Curated by Jenny Hargrave.

Static Youth. Artist. Chicago, Illinois. Curated by Colin Mackintosh and Elliot Nick.

Activate: Scene Change. Artist. Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Organized by Chicago Loop Alliance. Curated by SONIDOS.

The Movies. Artist. Salvage One, Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Lululemon. Curated by Jeoffrey Arrington.


School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. Artist. Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois. Sponsored in part by John and Alice Pfeffer. Organized by the School of Art + Design.


This Is All Fact. Writer-Performer, Armory Free Theatre, Champaign, Illinois. Curated by Associate Professor Deke Weaver.


Magia. Writer-Director, Honey & Buddy Film Festival, Ithaca, New York. Curated by Associate Professor Changhee Chun.


Dr. Doom. Director, Black Box Theatre Festival, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Organized by Michael Fox and Michael Moran.

fellowships & awards

2016 – 2017 | Roger Ebert Fellowship for Film Criticism

Sundance Institute, Roger Ebert Film Festival,, & IndieWire.

2014 | Honey & Buddy Film Festival

"Best Film" awarded to Magia.

conference presentations & panel discussions


"Feminism in Film." Festival Judge & Panelist. Annual Feminist Film Festival, Champaign Women's Resource Center, Champaign, Illinois. April.


"Empathy and Compassion and the Arts." Panelist. Roger Ebert Film Festival, Champaign, Illinois, April. livestream

"The Big Ground Initiative." Presentation. HackCulture: Hackathon for the Humanities, Champaign, Illinois. April.


"An Underground History at NCSA." Presentation. SPIN Internship Presentations, Urbana, IL. April.

authored publications

"Let's Talk About Femmes, Sex, & Ebertfest." Coverage for the Roger Ebert Film Festival and comparative film analysis. Champaign, Illinois, 2017.

"Sundance 2016: Post Mortem." Coverage for Sundance Film Festival and comparative film criticism. Park City, UT, 2016.

"Sundance 2016 Interview: Doron Weber of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation." Interview and coverage for Sundance Film Festival. Park City, UT, 2016.


Announcing the 2016 Ebert Fellows. Sam Adams. 2016.

NCSA Intern Attends Sundance Film Festival as Ebert Film Criticism Fellow. Susan Szuch. National Center for Supercomputing Applications Newsletter. 2016.