Education:

Institute of American Indian Arts, BFA – Studio Arts, New Media Arts Minor
Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture - Industrial Design
Harvard University Graduate School of Design, CD'12 - Urban Planning
Institute of American Indian Arts, Business & Entrepreneurship Certificate

Gallery Representation:

Form + Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Exhibitions:

2019

  • Form & Concept Gallery, Solo-exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

  • Museum of International Folk Art, Printmaking & Activism Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

2018

  • Crafting Memory, Amapolay Printmaking Project, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM

  • Santa Fe Art Institute, Story Maps Fellowship Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

  • Spaceus Group Exhibition, Spaceus - Harvard Square, Boston, MA

  • Gallery Chaco, Solo-Exhibition, October 2018, Albuquerque, NM

  • SWAIA IM:EDGE - Contemporary Native Art Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

  • Form & Concept, Represented Artists Group Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

  • Circuit Istanbul, (in)dispensable: artist presentation, Istanbul, Turkey

2017

  • Form & Concept, Microcosm, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • AHA Progressive Arts, String of Lights, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Form & Concept, Group Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Center for Contemporary Arts, Render Bender, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Shallow Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Gallup, New Mexico

  • IM: EDGE, Contemporary Native Art Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • SWAIA, 96th Annual Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016

  • SWAIA Annual Winter Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Institute of American Indian Arts, Winter Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Form + Concept Gallery, New Artist Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • SWAIA 95th Annual Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • SWAIA Edge Gallery, Contemporary Native Art Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Ellsworth Gallery, Creative Nation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Sultanahmet Press Museum Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

  • National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution & the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, defining: home - Social Engagement Artist Residency, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Artist-In-Residence, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Americans for Indian Opportunity, Ambassador Fellowship, 2016-2018

2015

  • Halka Sanat Projesi, defining: home, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Turkish Cultural Foundation, Artist Fellowship Award, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Funabashi Cultural Center, Octopus Dreams, Funabashi, Japan

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2014

  • Zane Bennett Art, 35 and Under, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Imago Mundi, Verona, Italy

  • Ontario College of Art & Design & U.S. Consulate, Calendar Project, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Senior Thesis Exhibition (Juried Show), Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Halka Art Project, Artist Residency, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Indigenous Fine Arts Market (IFAM), Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Zane Bennett, 2014 Indian Market Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013

  • Primitive Edge Gallery, Traversing Voices, IAIA Santa Fe, New Mexico, Nov 2013

  • Institute of American Indian Arts, Indian Market Gala & Auction, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 2013

  • Southwest American Indian Arts (SWAIA), Rising Artist Fellowship, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March-May 2013

  • Artist Lecture/Guest Lecturer, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2013

  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Annual Tribal Art Exhibition, Green Bay, Wisconsin, March 2013

  • All My Relations Gallery, Make It Pop, Minneapolis, MN, Feb-May 2013

2012

  • State Museum of Novosibirisk, Contemporary Native Art to Russia, Novosibirisk, Russia, September 2012

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Indian Market Mural Project, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 2012

  • Ekaterinberg Museum, Contemporary Native Art to Russia, Ekaterinburg, Russia, July 2012,

  • Abstract + Non-Objective in Printmaking, Primitive Edge Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 2012

  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Annual Tribal Art Exhibition, Rapid City, South Dakota, March 2012

2011

  • Santa Fe Community College Gallery, Dialogue in the Arts, Santa Fe, NM

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Vital Strides, Santa Fe, NM

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Art in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in Dialogue, Panel Discussion, Santa Fe, NM

  • National Hispanic Cultural Center, Women in Creativity Lecture Series, Art in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in Dialogue, Albuquerque, NM

2010

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Vital Strides, Santa Fe, NM

2009

  • 815 Early, Monster Love Stories, Santa Fe, NM

  • Institute of American Indian Arts, Mitakuye Oyasin, Santa Fe, NM

2008

  • unTRAINed Boxcar Gallery, Dream and Nightmare, Santa Fe, NM

  • Meow Wolf, Meow Wolf: Inaugural Event, Santa Fe, NM

  • Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Playing, Remembering, Making: Art in Women’s Lives, Santa Fe, NM

2007

  • Patina Gallery, Lost and Found 2: Missing in Plain Sight, Santa Fe, NM

2006

  • Feral Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2004

  • Counter Culture, Santa Fe, NM | Residence: 2004-2009

Fellowships:

  • First Peoples Foundation, Artist in Business Leadership Fellowship, 2018

  • The Ford Foundation & Santa Fe Art Institute, Story Map Social Engagement Fellowship, 2018

  • Americans for Indian Opportunity, Ambassador Fellowship, USA, 2016

  • Turkish Cultural Foundation Fellowship, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015

  • SWAIA Rising Artist Fellowship, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2013

Artist Residencies:

  • National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution & the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Social Engagement Artist Residency, 2016

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Santa Fe, New Mexico USA, 2015-2016

  • Halka Art Project, Artist Residency, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015

  • Halka Art Project, Artist Residency, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014

Lectures/Presentations:

  • Monuments, Museums & Murals - Preservation, Commemoration & American Identity, 39th Annual International American Studies Conference, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi, Çanakkale, Turkey, May 2019

  • SFAI140 - Truth & Reconciliation Artist Presentation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, November 2018

  • (in)dispensable Artist Presentation, Circuit Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, March 2018

  • SFAI140 - Artist Presentation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, May 2016

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Santa Fe, NM, March 2016

  • Santa Fe Prep, Santa Fe, NM, Fall 2015

  • Halka Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey, Summer 2015

  • Santa Fe University of Art & Design (SFUAD), Santa Fe, NM, Fall 2014

  • Halka Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey, Summer 2014

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Santa Fe, NM, 21 April 2013

Permanent Collection:

  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM USA

  • Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Santa Fe, NM, USA

  • Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, USA

  • Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, Treviso, Italy

Publications:

  • Native Art Visual Visions, Contemporary North American Indigenous Artists, Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection Press, 2015

  • Art in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in Dialogue, School for Advanced Research (SAR) Press, 2010