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
“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
“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
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.
Director and manager of the Facades+ and Tech+ Conferences. Coordinated agendas, speakers programs for 11+ large (200 to 500 person) public events each year. Supervised marketing team in promoting our conferences, commissioning editorial coverage, and managed the implementation of special projects.
Wrote and researched articles, reviews, and interviews for various publications including The Architect’s Newspaper and Metropolis
Hunter & Wood Creative Services 2003-Present
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.
Intern, Project Assistant 2003-2005
Responsibilities: grant writing and fundraising, events organizing, designed and maintained website, mailing lists, coordinated donations and logistics.