EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP)
Columbia University, New York, NY
Graduated, May 2015
Courses in: History and Theory of Architecture, Art History, Archival Practices

Bachelors of Arts in Broadcasting and Electronic Communication Arts
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Graduated with Honors, May 2006
Courses in Television and Radio Production, Communications, History

International Studies Program
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2004
Courses in: International Policy, Human Rights, World History

FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS, AND ACADEMIC AWARDS

Presidential Scholarship, San Francisco State University, 2001

PUBLICATIONS

“Closing the MoMA’s Dedicated Design Galleries: New Opportunities or Foreclosed Possibilities?” 
Metropolis Magazine, April 15 2016

“Entertainment-Space: Four Projects in Monditalia” (contribution) in The Venice Counter-Catalogue:
A Guide to the 14th International Architecture Exhibition
, 2015

Transversing the Bay (catalog) commissioned for the exhibition TRANSIT/STASIS: Negotiating Movement in the City exhibition, October 2011

PUBLIC EVENTS AND TALKS

Terra Incognita, collective urban puzzle game (co-organized with Nick Sowers and Javier Arbona),
Bay Area Public School, Oakland CA, May 4, 2013

Power of the False, experimental workshop (co-organized with Andrew Culp and Delio Vasquez),
Oakland CA, January 20th, 2013

Transversing the Bay Q&A, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Oct 06 2011

EXHIBITIONS

“Transversing the Bay” part of TRANSIT/STASIS: Negotiating Movement in the City, 2011

Venice Observatory Open House, Emily Harvey Foundation, Venice, Italy                                                   June 2014

ACADEMIC + OTHER EXPERIENCE

GSAPP Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture Program                            2013-2015
GSAPP Program Council Student Representative                                 New York, NY                                2013-2015
Co-organizer of day-long symposium Critical Shifts                             New York, NY                     April 2014
Co-organizer of the Venice Observatory student-led workshop
at 14th Venice International Biennale of Architecture.                         Venice, Italy                             June 2014

GSAPP Incubator
Member of the 2016-2017 cohort                                                             New York, NY                       2016-2017

Resonant City   www.resonantcity.net                          2009-2014
Writer and Editor of Resonant City: an online publication of arts and architecture.

Contributions include: over fifty articles and reviews, editorial direction, web design, content management, online community building through Facebook and Twitter.

 

Bay Area Public School   www.thepublicschool.org                                                                              2012-2013
Co-founder and key organizer of the Bay Area Public School

Key Contributions: Administrative direction, training, facilitating classes, meetings, and workshops.
Online responsibilities: content management, email lists management, Facebook and Twitter outreach, user testing and QA for website. Within nine months our organization grew from forty to nearly two hundred participants hosting dozens of classes every week.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Architect’s Newspaper                                                                                                                  2017-Present
Program Director for Facades+ & Tech+ Conferences
facadesplus.com archpaper.com

Hunter & Wood Creative Services                                                                                                      2003-Present
Co-Founder
Responsibilities: project management, front-end development &
design of websites, multimedia production, CMS customization, graphic, identity, and UI design,
Content strategy, SEO, Social Media Marketing.

Clients have included a mental health organization, an independent game company, filmmakers,
visual artists, art galleries and non-profits.

 People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER)                              2003-2006
Volunteer, Project Assistant

Responsibilities: grant writing and fundraising support, staff technology training, development and multiple iterations of organization’s website, development of press materials, events organizing, and general office management.

 STARC Alliance
Intern, Project Assistant                                                                                                                             2003-2005
Responsibilities: grant writing and fundraising, events organizing, designed and maintained website, mailing lists, coordinated donations and logistics.