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b. 1990 Ohio
Lives and works in Detroit, MI

EDUCATION

2017 MFA, Photography, Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI
2012 BFA, Distinction in Photography, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


AWARDS/ HONORS/ RESIDENCIES

2019 Knight Arts Challenge Finalist (In-Progrees)
2019 SÍM Residency - Seljavegur artist Residency (Upcoming October 2019)
2018 ACRE - Artist Residency
2018 Vermont Studio Center - Artist Residency
2017 Mercedes Benz Financial Service New Beginnings Award
2016 Warren and Margot Coville Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art Merit
2012 Aida Cannarsa Snow Award
2012 Professor and Protégée Event: With Ardine Nelson & Jessica Naples


COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS 

2018 Sugar, Sugar, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI
Collaborative Show with Flex Collective 
2017 Into Refigural World, Skylab, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Mitch McGuire and Jesse James Johnson
2015 Tammy Time, City Center Gallery at Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Mitch McGuire, Laura Payne and Ethan Schaefer
2015 My Body Your Surface, MINT, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Maritt Vaessin


SELECTED GROUP AND TWO PERSON SHOWS

2019 The Lucent Image, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI (Upcoming October 2019)
2019 The approach, ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL 
2019 Beacon, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 
2019 Love Story Pt. 2, Neon Heater, Findley, OH 
2018 Edition 18, Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit, MI
2018 Remedios The Beauty, Granite City Art and Design District, St. Louis, MO
2018 OBJECT FETICHES, Voyage Voyage, Paris, FR
2018 Everywhere - Michelle Branch, w/ Anjuli Wright, Dubois Gallery, Detroit, MI
2018 Sugar, Sugar, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI
2018 Midwest Markdowns, Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2017 Life 2.0, isthisit? Pavilion, The Wrong New Digital Art Biennial
2017 Suspended States, Tesselate Gallery, Pontiac, MI
2017 Void 0, w/ Kara Gut, Skylab, Columbus, OH
2017 Six Ways to Sunday, Listen Hear, Indianapolis, IN
2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2017 Stick It, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2017 Nasty Women; Binders of Them, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI
2016 CONTEXT, ROCKSBOX, Pontiac, MI
2016 Experiencing Perspective, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
2016 Lush, Big Car: Tube Factory Artspace, Indianapolis, IN
2016 Collaborate, Curate: Columbus, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH
2016 ambition/nevermind Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2016 Content Aware, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2016 Meat Sink II, MINT, Columbus, OH
2016 Happiness, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2015 Meat Sink, MINT, Columbus, OH
2014 Refigural, MINT, Columbus, OH
2014 Small Works Exhibition, ROY G BIV, Columbus, OH
2014 This Instant: Clare Gatto, Gaelin Hill & Kara Gut, It Looks Like It’s Open, Columbus, OH
2012 Bachelor of Fine Art Senior Thesis Exhibition, Live Performance at the Reception,Urban Art Space, Columbus, OH
2012 Object as Camera: Designer Pinhole Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
2012 Undergraduate Spring Juried Exhibition, Swing Space Gallery, Columbus, OH
Juried by Heather F. Wetzel, Jennifer Anable and Michael Goodson
2011 Image Self: Women in Art, Work by Ardine Nelson, Exhibition Participant, Hopkins Gallery, Columbus, OH
2011 A Series of One Liners: Love, Sex, and Finding Someone in America, Silver Gallery, Columbus, OH
2010 Photography II Show, Silver Gallery, Columbus, OH
2010 Undergraduate Spring Juried Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
Juried by Munro Galloway, Larry Williamson, Hayley Savage


CURATED EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

2019 New Archive & Bad Paper Pop-Up, MOCAD, Detroit, MI (Upcoming October 2019)
2018 Good Side Book Release, Simone DeSousa Edition, Detroit, MI
2016
Below Your Mind: Lawncare, Liz Roberts, Studio 14, Bloomfield Hills, MI


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Whitney Museum of Art Library 
Cranbrook Academy of Art Library