EDUCATION:

M.F.A California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 2006
B.A University of California, Riverside, CA 2004

SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS (Marked with * are solo):

2017

FAR Bazaar 2017. Cerritos College, Cerritos California.
(event pages at FAR Cerritos College)

2016

Sypathehic Resonance: An Evening Improvised Alchemy. Highways Performance Space and Gallery. Los Angeles, California.

2013

Chapul San Diego! Mesa College. San Diego, California.
http://chapulla.weebly.com/chapulsd.html

Chapul’LA: An Evening of Art, Music, Food, and Chapulling. Highways Performance Space and Gallery.  Los Angeles, California.
Event Page @ Highways

2012
Letter To Los Angeles . Collaborative work with Vuslat Demirkoparan. Mullholland Dérive – Los Angeles Road Concerts. Los Angeles, California.

This Never Happened # 2 . Kwartinik. Irvine, California.

7th Berlin Biennale. ArtWiki Project

2010
The Moment of Privacy Has Passed: Sketchbooks by Artists, Architects and Designers. The Usher Gallery. Lincoln, United Kingdom.

This Never Happened. Studio 203. K2 Contemporary Art Center. Izmir, Turkiye.

2009
* Untitled Installation. Ozdere Belediyesi Art Gallery. Ozdere, Turkiye.

2008
Corrective Lenses: Challenging Representations of Women of Color in Art. Jock Turcotte Centre, University of Ottawa, Canada.

2006

Improvisations. Open Fist Theater. Hollywood, CA
Collisions and Pileups: Calarts 2006 MFA Graduate Exhibition. The Armory Center for the Arts. Pasadena, CA
*Tijen the Turk Leaves Her Barbarian Mark… Mint Gallery. CalArts, Valencia, CA

2005
MFA Middle Residency Exhibition. CalArts, Valencia, CA
* Sims Oldtown Gallery v2. Stevenson Blanche Gallery. CalArts, Valencia, CA
* Sims Oldtown Gallery v1. Her Majesty’s Project Space, H.M.P.S. CalArts, Valencia, CA

2004
Untitled 31, 04 Senior Thesis Exhibition. Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA
Untitled Improvisations. California Museum of Photography. Riverside, CA
Teknika Radica: Powering Up / Powering Down. University of California, San Diego, CA

2003
Showcase Alive. University of California, Riverside, CA
* Move, Leave the Meaning to Dry. University of California, Riverside, CA

2002
New Media, New Work. Roy O. Disney Hall. CalArts, Valencia, CA

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2003-2004 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Workshop Grant
2003-2004 Gluck Fellowship Program of the Arts

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Senn, Evan.  “A Breath of Fresh Air in the Season of Art Fairs: The FAR Bazaar,” Art And Cake, January 16, 2017.

Jones, Anna. “A One-Day-Only Art Exhibit Along All of Mulholland Drive,” LA Weekly Blogs, December 10, 2012.

“Sweeney Art Gallery Allows Artist to Take the Next Step,” UC Riverside Fiat Lux, Vol. 14, no 2, Spring 2004, pg 35

Lawson, Jeremy, “Jamming Like They Just Don’t Care”, UCR Highlander, April 20, 2004 pg 22.

Lawson, Jeremy & Clare, Jessica, “Improvisation Makes Fresh Art From Scratch”, UCR Highlander, April 6, 2004 pg 18-20.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

2007 Art Director. artistanbul.tv

2006 Panelist on Visual Studies Conference at the University of California, Irvine. Conference: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics. Panel: MEDIAting Failure. Presentation: “On Fantastic Turks”

2004 UCR is Improvising: Festival of Spontaneous Art Music and Dance. Event brought together 20 artists from around the Globe for three days of performances and workshops in and around Riverside, CA. Event was organized as a part of the Andrew Mellon Workshop grant.

2004 – 2006: Member of the Los Angeles based art collective; Adaptable Girl