CV

CV
Born 1982 in Pittsburgh, PA
Currently based in Denver, CO

EDUCATION:
2021 | UNIVERSITY OF DENVER | Candidate for M.F.A. - Emergent Digital Practices
2004 | B.A. MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, VERMONT | MAGNA CUM LAUDE
Majors: Studio Art (Highest Honors), German (High Honors), Minor: Art History
2002 – 2003 | FREIE UNIVERSITAET, BERLIN

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EXHIBITIONS:
2019 Was it Worth it? Juried exhibition, curated by Ivar Ziele, Redline Denver, CO
2019 Coalesce && Object, Vicki Myhren Gallery, Curated by Professor Laleh Mehran, Denver, CO
2019 OUTSIDERS, Leon Gallery, Curated by Professor Laleh Mehran, Denver, CO
2019 BooBs, Karl Oskar Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2018      Mystic, Karl Oskar Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2018      LauderAle Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2014      An die Freunde, Curated by Anna Erickson, Kino International Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2013      Roaring Fork Open, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2011      Curators Choice, selected by Amir Fattal, Tape Modern, Berlin, Germany
2011      Unfinished Business, SRS with artitu.de, Berlin, Germany (solo)

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ACADEMIC CITATIONS AND MENTIONS:
Auther, Elissa. Marilyn Minter's Politically Incorrect Pleasures. Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, 2016. Gregory R. Miller & Co.; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver. Pg. 31.

Black, Brian C. and Hassenzahl, David M. Ph.D.. Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History [4 volumes], Vol. 1 A-D. 2013. ISBN: 978-1-59884-761-1. EISBN: 978-1-59884-762-8. Pg. 457.

*Nour, Zeinab. Reflections of Feminism in Contemporary Mural Painting between Occidental and Oriental societies. The International Conference : Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts (CITAA). “International Journal on: The Academic Research Community Publication.” ARChive Online ISSN: 2537-0162. DOI: 10.21625/archive.v1i1.117. Pg. 7. *Associate Professor, Painting Department, Mural Painting specialty. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt.

Merkel, Janet. Kreativität und Stadt. Zu Rolle, Wirkung und Formen horizontaler Kooperationsformenin der Beförderung von Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft. Dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Pg. 148.

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS:
2019 Graduate Teaching Award, Scholarship, University of Denver, Denver, CO
2018 Klingenstein Scholarship, University of Denver, Denver, CO
Graduate Teaching Award, Scholarship, University of Denver, Denver, CO
AHSS Dean’s Hours, Scholarship, University of Denver, Denver, CO

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2018 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Art in Situ, Professor Rafael Fajardo, University of Denver, Denver, CO

ACADEMIC LECTURES & TALKS:

2019 New England Review Authors Panel, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
2011 Demystifying the Art World, lecture given to NYU undergraduate art students, Berlin, Germany
2011 Writing for the Art World, lecture given to University of Munich graduate art history students, Berlin, Germany
2010 Demystifying the Art World, lecture given to NYU undergraduate art students, Berlin, Germany

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE:
2016
New Media conference with The Art Newspaper at the ViennaContemporary Art Fair | Vienna, Austria

2015
Warhol in Aspen III, 212GALLERY | Aspen, Colorado
Pop-up co-curated with Amelia Manderscheid of Christie's, in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum for the Visual Arts.

2014
On Love and Other Teachers, ARTBAT Fest | Almaty, Kazakhstan
Co-curated with Dina Baitassova | IADA Foundation
Artists: ANDREW, ALEXANDRA ALI, ALPAMYS BATYROV, SRYLYBEK BEKBOTAYEV, DMN, KAMILLA GABDULLINA, ASSEL KADYRKHANOVA, AINUR KOZHABAYEVA, AIGERIM MAZHITKHANKYZY, REKON, ANNYA SAND, SHOLPAN SHARBAKOVA, ALEXY SHINDIN, ANASTASIYA SILKINA, SUINBIKE SULEIMENOVA, ADA YU

Warhol in Aspen II, 212GALLERY | Aspen, Colorado
Pop-up co-curated with Amelia Manderscheid of Christie's, in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum for the Visual Arts

2012
Nicky Broekhuysen at Art Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi, UAE
Special solo presentation with Waterhouse & Dodd, NYC/ London at Art Abu Dhabi: Signature Section

2011
A Moveable Feast, curated with Carson Chan, at The Gardens at Gleisdreieck | Berlin, Germany
part of "Stay Hungry," curated by Anna Redeker and Theo Ligthart
Artists: AWST & WALTHER, MAXIME BALLESTEROS, CaBOUME, FENSTER, BRITTA AND RON HELBIG, BERTRAND LACOMBE, IKU SAKAN

Nouveau Art Nouveau, Tape Modern | Berlin, Germany
Artists: SARAH ANTON, NICKY BROEKHUYSEN, DAG, AMIE DICKE, FRANK EICKHOFF, PETER FREITAG, MARC FROMM, JAMES GORTNER, GOULD, ELIZABETH HEPWORTH, WILEY HOARD, OLIVER KROLL, HIROSHI MACDONALD MORI, TIM MEEHAN, JEONG RYU, POLINA SOLOVEICHIK, PAUL SZUSZINSKI, ANNE VON FREYBURG, MARA WAGENFUEHR  

2010
In Fifteen Minutes Everybody Will Be Famous, Tape Modern | Berlin, Germany
Co-curated with Anna Erickson
Artists: ASSUME VIVID ASTRO FOCUS, AWST & WALTHER, AMIR FATTAL, BRUCE La BRUCE, DAN and GEO FUCHS, DAN COLEN, DASH SNOW, DAVID LEVINE, DOUGLAS GORDON, THOMAS ELLER, ERIC DOERINGER, FRIEDERIKE HAMAN, JOHN ISAACS, JOMAR STATKUN, MARCEL BUEHLER, PETE WHEELER, SSCION, TERENCE KOH, XOOOOX, ZHIVAGO DUNCAN 

To The Thawing Wind, Freies Museum | Berlin, Germany
Artists: AWST & WALTHER, DAVID BUCKLAND, LOUISA CONRAD and LUCAS FARRELL

2009
LYNCHMOB, .HBC | Berlin, Germany
Co-curated with Christopher David 
Artists: CHRISTOPH STEFFNER, DOUGLAS GORDON, DANIEL TAGNO, DAVID NICHOLSON, EDMUND PIPER, GARY ROUGH, GUSTAF VON ARBIN, HANNES BEND, JUSTIN ADIAN, JOHN ISAACS, KENNO, MICHAEL COOKE, MADELINE STILLWELL, MAXIME BALLESTEROS, OLIVER PIETSCH, HOLGER JAEGER, PETE WHEELER, RALF GUTSMAN, SERGIO ROGER, SEAN CHEETHAM, STEFAN SAFFER, SANDRO PORCU, TORSTEN SOLIN, TIM MEEHAN, TIPHAINE SHIPMAN, WARREN NEIDICH, STEPHEN NEIDICH, YOON LEE, ZAK SMITH, ZHIVAGO DUNCAN 

STOP.MOTION | Souvenirs from Earth – Video Art TV Channel, Paris/Europe
Artists: ASSUME VIVID ASTRO FOCUS, DOUGLAS GORDON, NEVIN ALADAG, MIGUEL ANGEL RIOS, OLIVER PIETSCH

2008
Highway Child, Landsberger Allee 54 | Berlin, Germany
Artists: AA, BRENDAN FINAGAN, ETHAN HAYES-CHUTE, HANNES BEND, KENNO, JAYBO, MAXIME BALLESTEROS, ZHIVAGO DUNCAN, ALEC SOTH, WARREN NEIDICH

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SELECTED WRITING AND EDITORIAL:
2019
PERSISTENT ECHOES, essay on the work of artist/musician Ted Riederer sealed in a time capsule within the walls of the new gallery space at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (not to be opened for 100 years)

2017
Vessels of the Infinite: The Work of Miya Ando, catalogue essay, published by Sundaram Tagore Gallery (print)

2015
How to Challenge Art World Traditions, Dazed Digital (web)
Hand Signals: Kenji Toma, SOMA Mag, Vol. 29.3 (feature, print) 
Russell James, SOMA Mag, Vol. 29.2, San Francisco (feature, print)
Donna Karan's Urban Zen, SOMA Mag, Vol. 29.2, San Francisco (feature, print)

2014
Op Ed: Praise for the Aspen Art Museum, The Aspen Times (print)

2011
Berlin Exhibit Explores Magnitsky Case, New York Times, InTransit (web)
Hand Signals: Anthony Asael, SOMA Mag, Vol. 25.6, San Francisco (feature, print)
Indulging Will Cotton’s Eye Candy, SOMA Mag, Vol. 25.6, San Francisco (feature, print)
Exhibition Reviews: Carroll Dunham at Gerhardsen Gerner, Tina Schulz at KOW, Ulrike Ottinger at Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Mitteschoen Magazine, Issue 17, page 35, Berlin (print)
Sacred and Profane, SLEEK Mag, Issue 32, Berlin (print)
Exhibition Reviews: Marcus Steinweg at BQ Berlin, Serge J. Jensen at Galerie Neu, Sophie Erlund at PSM, Mitteschoen Magazine, Issue 14, page 32, Berlin (print)
Existence Decoded: The Art of Nicky Broekhuysen, SOMA Mag, Vol. 25.5, San Francisco (feature, print)
A Mother’s Work, SLEEK Mag, Issue 30, Berlin (feature, print)
Down to Earth, Catalogue Essay, Gazelli Art House (publisher), London (catalogue)
Emilie Trice on Saad Qureshi, Saatchi Online Magazine (web)
The Road to Harburg: Marilyn Minter, Paris Review Daily, May 12, 2011 (web)
Berlin Gallery Spotlights Ai Weiwei, Detained Chinese Artist, New York Times, InTransit (web)
Exhibition Reviews: Aaron Curry at Schinkel Pavilion, Barbara Hammer at KOW, Hans Christian Schink at Kicken Berlin, Mitteschoen Magazine, Issue 7, page 35, Berlin (print)
Into the Abyss: 48 Hours in Berlin, SOMA Mag, Vol 25.2, San Francisco (feature, print)
Turning a Berlin Gas Station Into Art, New York Times, InTransit (web)
James Franco, Artist, Surfaces in Berlin, New York Times, InTransit (web)
Chiharu Shiota: Dark Obsessions, DamN Mag 28, Brussels (feature, print)
Nan Goldin Pays Tribute to Berlin’s Creative Underground, New York Times, InTransit (web)

2010
Dick Flash's Souvenirs of Thought, Catalog Essay co-authored with artist Zhivago Duncan, Contemporary Fine Arts (publisher), Berlin (book, ISBN: 978-3-931355-66-1)
In Berlin: Twirling the Tango, New York Times, InTransit (web)
Reading Gab Heller, Catalog Essay, Stadtgalerie Saarbruecken (publisher), Saarbruecken (book, ISBN 3-932183-47-9)
EVOL: Urban Eulogy, DamN Mag 23, Brussels (feature, print)
BlackBook Berlin Guide, BlackBook Magazine City Guide (web)
The Design Hotels Book: Edition 2010, Gestalten Verlag (publisher), Berlin (contributing writer, book, ISBN-13: 978-3899552836)
EYEOUT: Mobile Art Guide to Berlin, Zurich and the Rheinland, contributing writer (app)

2009
Madeline Stillwell, Catalog Essay, produced by artist Madeline Stillwell (catalogue)
PISA73: Grains of Wrath, Catalog Essay, Wilde Gallery (publisher), Berlin (catalogue)
The Design Hotels Book: Edition 2009, Gestalten Verlag (publisher), Berlin (contributing editor, book, ISBN-13: 978-3899552386)
Eating Love: Marije Vogelzang, Directions Magazine, Design Hotels (publisher), Berlin (print)
Friends With You, Directions Magazine, Design Hotels (publisher), Berlin (print)

2008
Everywhere is War (And Rumors of War), BodhiArt, Mumbai (contributing editor, catalogue)
James Rosenquist: The Hole in the Center of Time, Exhibition Essay, Jablonka Galerie, Berlin
Miguel Angel Rios at Galerie Thomas Schulte 21.07.08 Artforum.com, Critic’s Pick (web)
Markus Keibel at Magnus Müller 4.06.08 Artforum.com, Critic’s Pick (web)
Artists Anonymous, I Hate the World and the World Hates Me, Catalogue Essay, Cueto Project (publisher), New York (catalogue)
Artists Anonymous: VIRUS, Exhibition essay, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
Berliner Salon, Art:21 Blog, Friday column (web)
Poor Little Rich Girl & Not So “Poor But Sexy,” Artillery Magazine (Intro to special Berlin section & cover feature), Los Angeles (print)
Exhibition review: The Pablo Helguera Manual of Contemporary Art Style, Whitehot Magazine (web)
Theo Ligthart: Past and Future, Whitehot Magazine (web)

2007
Zak Smith: Anarchy in the U.K., artnet.com, Artnet Magazine (web)
Gridskipper.com, weekly blogger, Berlin correspondent (web)
Kleine Ausstellung Heimatslose Volkskunst, NYArts Magazine, Jan./Feb. (feature, print)
Exhibition review: Death Throws A Party and Hitler Takes A Nap, Whitehot Magazine (web)

2006
Steel Pulse: Pittsburgh’s Art Scene, NYArts Magazine, Sept./Oct. (feature, print)
Gary Baseman: The Lowdown on Lowbrow, NYArts Magazine, March/April (feature, print)
The Berlin Biennial: Again for the First Time, NYArts Magazine, Dec./Jan. (feature, print)

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SELECTED TRANSLATION CREDITS (GERMAN > ENGLISH)
2010
In Solitude. Tobias Bodio. Exhibition catalog for Akademie Schloss Solitude. Stuttgart (book, ISBN 978-3-937158-570)
Afrika und die Kunst. Dorina Hecht. Kawik Verlag (publisher), Berlin (book
ISBN 978-3-00-031864-1)

2009
Frank Nitsche: Antidote Painting, Anne Haun. Catalog Essay, Sint Lukas Galerie (publisher), Brussels (catalogue)
Torsten Solin: Dolls, Catalogue Essay for Komet Galerie, Berlin (catalogue)
SilverettAtelier Katalog, Artist Residency and Exhibition Catalogue, Bielerhöhe, Silvretta (catalogue)

WORK EXPERIENCE:
TWYLA | SENIOR CURATOR & DIRECTOR OF ARTIST DEVELOPMENT (10/2015 – 4/2018)
Built 130+ international artist roster for online limited edition platform backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures)

212GALLERY, Aspen | DIRECTOR (3/2013 – 7/2015)
Managed exhibitions, artist/client relations and marketing for contemporary art gallery and active art advisory
Curated and managed logistics for annual “Warhol in Aspen” exhibition, in partnership with Christie’s Auction House and the Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

WATERHOUSE & DODD, New York/London | SENIOR ASSOCIATE (5/2012 – 3/2013)
Coordinated gallery and art fair exhibitions, including logistics, marketing and sales
Curated solo presentation of Nicky Broekhuysen's works for Art Abu Dhabi: managed production, installation, sales/commissions and logistics

WILDE GALLERY, Berlin | DIRECTOR | 2/09 – 8/11
Coordinated exhibitions and inventory, marketing and sales, represented gallery at international art fairs
Managed remote exhibitions of gallery artists: Moscow Biennial, 2011; German Pavilion, World Expo, Shanghai, 2010

BODHI ART GALLERY, Berlin/Mumbai | GALLERY MANAGER | 7/08 – 2/09
Coordinated exhibitions and edited publications at Bodhi Art's Berlin gallery (additional locations at time of hire: Mumbai, New Delhi, Singapore and New York)

GOFF+ROSENTHAL GALLERY, Berlin/New York | ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | 8/06 – 7/07
Set up new German branch of NYC-based gallery Goff+Rosenthal, including technical infrastructure, accounting protocol
Coordinated exhibition installation, artist/client relations, marketing and sales, traveled to international art fairs

GAGOSIAN GALLERY, New York | ARTIST LIAISON & SALES ASSISTANT | 3/05 – 7/06
Assisted senior staff with artist relations/admin, including artists: Alec Soth, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cecily Brown, Jeff Koons, Sally Mann, Taryn Simon, Roger Ballen and all represented photographers)
Lead coordinator for photographer Alec Soth’s exhibition NIAGARA, assisted in sales
Drafted press materials, loan forms and consignment agreements, and conducted correspondence with collectors, curators, and press on behalf of artists listed above

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ETC.:

  • Fluent in written, spoken and colloquial German, basic reading comprehension in Russian

  • Experienced lecturer and public speaker (see above), appearance on Arte TV documentary on artist “EVOL” (2010)

  • Extensive experience all Microsoft Office applications, both MAC and PC operating systems

  • Experienced with Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, Filemaker Pro, Art Systems, Artbase, Gallery Manager cloud-based software, Trello, Slack and various co-working applications

  • Proficient in video editing, experienced with Vimeo and all social media platforms