CV

b. 1991, USA

Education

eTextile Summer Camp, Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes, Poncé sur le Loir, France 2016, 2017

ITP Camp, New York University, New York City, NY 2015

Computational Fashion Master Class, Eyebeam, New York City, NY 2015

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, (SAIC), Chicago, IL
MFA Fiber & Materials Studies 2015

Maryland Institute College of Art, (MICA), Baltimore, MD
BFA Fibers Major, Creative Writing Minor, Sound Concentration
Cum Laude 2013

Awards & Grants

2017
    Nominee, BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER
    Renegade Fiber Juror Award
    Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Alumni Micro-Grant

2016
    DCASE Individual Artist Program, Creative Projects Grant

2015
    Macktez Summer Stipend
    DCASE Individual Artist Program, Professional Development Grant
    Honorable Mention, Graduate Leadership Award
    Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant
    Nominee, Edes Fellowship
    Idea Generation Grant

2014
    Nominee, Gelman Trust Scholar Program
    SAIC Grant

2013
    SAIC Enrichment Award
    Deans Scholarship
    MICA Dean’s List, 2010-13

2012
    MICA Fibers Departmental Recognition Award

2011
    The Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation Scholarship

2009
    MICA Scholastic Award Scholarship
    MICA Presidential Scholarship
    Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, American Visions Award, Apparel Design

Residencies

2017
    Studios at MassMoCA, North Adams, MA

2015
    TextielLab, Tilburg, The Netherlands

2013
    Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012
    STEIM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lectures & Workshops

2017
    Crafting Impossible Textiles, eTextile Summer Camp, Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain &     Résidence d’Artistes, Poncé sur le Loir, France

2016
    Getting Hands On with Soft Circuits: Capacitance, Marwen, Chicago, IL
    Getting Hands On with Soft Circuits: Switches, Marwen, Chicago, IL
    Getting Hands On with Soft Circuits: Buttons, Marwen, Chicago, IL
    Outputs: Metamorphic Color, SAIC, Chicago, IL
    Inputs: Responsive Materials, SAIC, Chicago, IL
    Conversation: "use", "usefulness", "uselessness", Shapiro Center Research Week, SAIC,      
    Chicago, IL
    Getting Hands on with Soft Circuits, Shapiro Center Research Week, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2015
    Closer than Your Skin: Networked Wearables Workshop, SAIC, Chicago, IL
    Dynamism of a Hand Waving, 2015 World Conference on Mass Customization,           
    Personalization, and Co-Creation, Montreal, QC
    Garments for Uncomfortable Social Situations, International Symposium on Electronic Art,
    Vancouver, BC
    Responsive Material, Cultural Multitudes, and Cosmic Imagery: Textile Research and
    Collaboration
, Shapiro Center Symposium, Fashion Resource Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2014
    It Worked A Minute Ago: Navigating a Practice in Unstable Media, Graduate Lecture, SAIC,
    Chicago, IL
    Make it Work: Soft Circuit Workshop, Graduate Lecture, SAIC, Chicago, IL

Solo Exhibitions

    Zeroes and Ones, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC upcoming October
    2018

Group Exhibitions & Performances

2017
    SOUND / IMAGE 2017, University of Greenwich, London, UK
    2017 International Juried Exhibition, The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
    PUMP: Public Urban Multisensory Presentations, Long Beach, CA
    Mechanization, Material and the Matrix, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University,
    Tempe, AZ
    INTERSECTIONS: Collaborations in Textile Design Research, Loughborough University
    London, UK
    Cuvée 2017, Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes, Poncé sur le Loir,
    France
    Sightlines, South Bend Century Center, South Bend, IN 2017-19
    Wear It Festival, Kulturbrauerei Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Renegade Fiber, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
    Glitch: An Exploration of Digital Media, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center,    
    Alexandria, VA
    2017 Digital Fabrication Symposium Exhibition, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
    45th International Art Show, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, Brownsville, TX

2016
    Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
    code/switch, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Show #1, Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA
    New Expressions: Women in Music Technology, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport
    Beach, CA
    All Together NOW, New Roads School, Santa Monica, CA

2015
    DWT Download Conference, Convene 730 Third Ave, New York, NY
    World Maker Faire, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
    Re-Making Patterns, The Seaport, New York, NY
    Electronic Workshop Concert, Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance
    Practices, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
    MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2014
    The ‘F’ Word: Feminism Now, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Small Expressions, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
    Waveforms, Columbus Auditorium, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2013
    Typhoon Haiyan Philippine Benefit Art Show, 
LaunchPad, Brooklyn, NY
    If As Now Known, Rymer Gallery, SAIC, Chicago, IL
    Fiber Optics, 1310 Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Exquisite Uterus Project, Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    Commencement Exhibition, Leidy Atrium, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    United, Coward Shoe, Baltimore, MD
    Materials Hard & Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX
    Unravel The Code, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012
    Stitches & Switches, Station 101, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    SoundBox, City Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD
    Power Hour, Station 101, MICA Baltimore, MD
    USA Science Fair and Engineering Expo, Walter E. Washington Convention Center,  
    Washington D.C.
    The Vigil, Cohen Plaza, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    Garment Workers, Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    STEIM Concept-Stage, STEIM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011
    B-MORE SOUNDBOX The Wind-Up Space, Baltimore, MD
    Conglomerations of Infinite Possibilities, Brown 2 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    Calibration, InFlux Gallery, Baltimore, MD
    2011 Entrepreneur Expo, BWI Marriot, Linthicum, MD
    Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    RobotFest, National Electronic Museum, Linthicum, MD
    Final Class Exhibition, InFlux Gallery, Baltimore, MD
    The Vigil, Cohen Plaza, MICA, Baltimore, MD
    Not Your Father’s Trousers, Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2010
    Foundation Show, Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2009
    Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Scholastic/Alliance for Young Artists and Writers,
    New York, NY
    Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2008
    SWAG, See Line Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Experience

E Textile Spring Break, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Co-Organizer, upcming April 2018

E Textile Summercamp, Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes, Poncé sur le Loir, France
Co-Organizer, Summerfest 2017

New Roads School, Santa Monica, CA
Teacher: Conceptual Clothing, Sculpture, 2016-
Drama Department: Production Design, Costume Design, Wardrobe, 2016-
New Roads Literary Journal: Layout, 2017-

Marwen, Chicago, IL
Assistant Teaching Artist, Fashion Lab: Dream It, Draw It, Make It, Wear It, 2016

Christopher Baker, Chicago, IL,
Research Assistant, 2015-16

Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practices, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
Visiting Artist, 2015

ITP Camp, New York University, New York, NY
Instigator, 2015

Textile Technology Research Group, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Research Fellow, 2014-15

Fiber and Material Studies, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Lab Monitor, 2014-15

MSP Fashion Studio , Continuing Studies SAIC, Chicago, IL
Classroom Assistant, Spring - Fall 2014

Exhibitions and Events, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Graduate Production Assistant to J Morgan Puett, Fall 2014

MSP Fashion Camp, Continuing Studies, SAIC, Chicago IL
Classroom Assistant, Summer 2014

Digital Jacquard Weaving: Zeroes and Ones, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Teaching Assistant, Spring 2014

Digital Sound 1, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Teaching Assistant, Fall 2013

Intro to Smart Textile Techniques, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Spring 2013

FLUCT, Baltimore, MD
Intern, 2012

Gallery KM, Santa Monica, CA
Intern, 2011

Press

Berliner Zeitung Nummer 138, 16. Juni 2017
In the galleries: Digital and traditional media join forces
What to do for free in D.C. this June
Torpedo Factory gets technical with 'Glitch'
Announcing the 2017 Alumni Microgrant Recipients
Review of All Together NOW in the Santa Monica Daily Press, 2016
Re-Making Patterns Review on 3D Print 2015
Dynamism of a Hand Waving in New York Hall of Science coverage of Maker Faire 2015
Dynamism of a Hand Waving on Core 77
Re-Making Patterns in Tech Times (2015)
Re-Making Patterns in HyperAllergic(2015)
Re-Making Patterns in the Creators Project (2015)
Macktez Summer Stipend (2015)
"Unconventional Spaces" Baltimore City Paper (2013)
FOX45 Baltimore "Hometown Hotspot" (2012)
STEIM Project Blog (2012)
"Futuristic Fashion: Stylish and Smart." Voice of America (2011)

Publications

2017
Klett, Lena, and Shannon Luddington. Mechanization, Material & the Matrix. Blurb, 2017
Intersections Exhibition . Loughborough University , 2017.

2016
Textiellab Yearbook 2015. Idea Books Amsterdam, 2016.

 
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