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EXHIBITIONS

/ SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 Little, Cute & Lasts Forever, Exhibition Presented by UB Arts Collaboratory, Cass Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

2019 AIR HAS NO BORDERS, Socially Engaged Art Installation Presented by Laboratory Art +. Residency. Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA.

2016 Mending the Landscape: Interactive Installation. Eagle Exhibit Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

/ MEDIA PERFORMANCE ART EXHIBITIONS

2021 The Always Girls and Forever Boys, Intermedia Art Event, Artist/Director: Sean Lopez, Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, Dallas, TX.

2020 Mother’s Dress, Sonic Murals: Virtual Music Festival, Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia, University of North Texas College of Music. Denton TX.

2020 Dyads: Altered Bodies, Converging Forms (Pas De Deux), Artist/Director: Sapira Cheuk, Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ.

2019 Declarations of Healing, 12-Hour Durational Performance. Featuring Artist: Roin
Morigeau. Storefront windows of Alpine Bakery in conjunction with Window Dressing and Laboratory Art + Residency. Spokane, WA.

2018 A Mass Spectrometric View of Cognitive Dissonance Within a Proto-Reality Experiment, Full Harvest at gardenblock: One-Night Interdisciplinary Showcase. In collaboration with Miguel Espinel, Zuyva Sevilla, UNT College of Visual Arts + Design. Denton TX.

2018 SPECTRUM: New Works from North Texas, Composition Recital. Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre, University of North Texas College of Music. Denton TX.

2018 Flaneuse: YOU ARE HER. Director: Alicia Eggert, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth TX.

2018 TEMPLE: Subversion of Character. J&J’s Basement, Denton TX.

2017 Tip Drill, sprung: Little D Performance Platform. Denton TX.

2017 CORPOREALITY: SKIN ) ( TONE, Immersive Performance Event. Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre, University of North Texas. Denton TX.

2017 Partial Visibility: I’ll Rise, Director: Alicia Eggert, Choreographer: Rebecca Noel, The MAC, Dallas, TX.

2015 Fracking is Your Town’s Best Friend: The Frackettes, Satirical Music Performance. Frack Show: An Afternoon of Jazz, Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton, TX (in collaboration with Ed Soph, Marrin Stamm, and Bill Mays)

2015 The Death of Democracy: The Frackettes, Satirical Music Performance. The Frack Free and The Brave Combo, Quakertown Park Amphitheater, Denton, TX (in collaboration with Brave Combo)

/ GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 The Elephant in the Room, First Year MFA exhibition, 500 Seneca, Buffalo, NY.

2018 Return of the Mack Art Show, Hosted by Studio82tx. The Hudson Barber Emporium LLC, Bryan, TX.

2018 A Performance Through Time and Space, Vicarious Agents: Observations of an Augmented Narrative, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2017 CROP, Digital Fabrication Symposium Exhibition. Eagle Exhibit Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2016 Weaving Stories, Al Shaheed Park in conjunction with Beit Al Sadu/ Sadu House, Kuwait City, Kuwait. Work is a permanent part of traveling community sculpture. Curators: Sheikha Altaf AlSabah, Lesli Robertson, Shelby Allaho.

/ COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS

2018 Harmonic Dissonance: UNT Sculpture Collective in collaboration with UNT College of Music’s Composers Forum. UNT on the Square, Denton, TX.

2017 RE[CONSTRUCT], Collaborative Group Installation. Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2016 Conflicting Narratives, 8 OURS: 8-Hour Durational Group Exhibition by C.M.I.A, Brick Haus Collective, Denton, TX.

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EDUCATION

2020-Present Masters of Fine Art Candidate, Emerging Practices, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York : Department of Art, Buffalo, NY.

2018 Graduate Studies, Studio Art: Sculpture, University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton, TX.

2010-2014 Undergraduate Studies, Studio Art: Sculpture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2016-2018 Bachlors of Art in Geography: Earth Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2021 Production Associate, This Love Thing Tour presented by IMAN, Chicago, IL.

2021 Fabrication Assistant, The Foundry Group Inc., Chris Siano, Buffalo, NY.

2021 Art Handler & Gallery Assistant, The Flight of the Chickadee, Cecily Brown, Working Artist Lab, The Space Between, Buffalo, NY.

2021 Exhibition Coordinator, Gild the Lily, Artist: Jackie Riccio, Cass Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

2021 Mural Artist, The Movement of Joy, Artist: Naila Ansari & Ten Thousand, The Space Between, Buffalo, NY.

2021 Installation Assistant, Kirsten Angerbauer, Between Sound and Silence, University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning, Albuquerque, NM.

2020 Installation Assistant, Kirsten Angerbauer, Temple, True/False Film Festival, Columbia, MO.

2020 Installation Assistant, Making The Holodomor Memorial, The Kibel Gallery, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2019 Marionettist, Santa’s Toy Shoppe Puppet Theatre, NorthPark Center, Dallas, TX.

2019 Artist Assistant, Mick Burson, Mural for Large Tech Company, Los Lunas, NM.

2019 Installation Assistant, Alicia Eggert, This Present Moment, Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto, Portugal.

2018 Installation Assistant, Jacob Hashimoto, Clouds and Chaos, The Crow Museum of Asian Art, Dallas, TX.

2018 Internship, Dallas Art Fair, Sapar Contemporary, New York, NY.

2017-2019 Gallery Assistant and Installation, UNT on the Square and The Institute for the Advancement of the Arts, Denton, TX.

2017 Installation Assistant, Alicia Eggert, Partial Visibility, The MAC, Dallas, TX.

2016-2017 Shop Assistant, UNT Design Works, Denton, TX. 2016 Artist Assistant, Paula Blinco Collins, Denton, TX.

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TEACHING APPOINTMENTS/ SUMMIT

2022 Teaching Assistant, Art and Life, Department of Art & Coalesce, University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY.

2020-2021 Instructor, Introduction to Digital Art, Department of Art, University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY.

2020 Teaching Assistant, Special Topics - Architecture Design Studio, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2019 Instructor, National Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Phoenix, AZ.

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ARTIST RESIDENCY

2020-2021 Artist-in-Residence, UB Arts Collaboratory Student Residency, Buffalo, NY.

2019 Artist-in-Residence, Laboratory Art + Residency, Spokane, WA.

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GRANT/ FELLOWSHIPS/ AWARDS

2020-2021 Arthur A. Schomburg Scholarship, UB Presidential Fellowship Program. Amherst, NY.

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INTERVIEWS/ PRESENTATIONS

2021 Creative Reuse Artist Interview with Nicole Chochrek and Rachel Weaver, Instagram Live for National Reuse Day, SCRAP Creative Reuse, Portland, OR.

2021 HOW NOW TV, Interview with Kevin Cain, UB Arts Collaboratory, Buffalo, NY.

2019 Artist Talk : Nicole Chochrek / YeJeong & Johannes Mutter / Jarret Lin / Jessica Earle / Mick Burson, First Friday Open House, Laboratory Art + Residency, Spokane, Washington. 2019 Interactive artists from Laboratory, Art Hour, with Mike Malsam and Eric Woodard, KYRS Thin Air Community Radio, Spokane, Washington.

2019 Artist Talk : Nicole Chochrek, Richmond Art Collective, Spokane, Washington.

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COLLECTIONS

2019 Lançamento De Zine Com Leitura De Poesia, Jungle Tender Volume 4-4 Part Addition. Confraria Vermelha Livraria de Mulheres, Porto, Portugal.

2018 Jungle Tender Volume 4-4 Part Addition, Albuquerque Zine Library, The Tannex, Albuquerque NM.

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PRESS/ REVIEW

2021
“Open studios, open minds, CFA opens all doors for the return of Art in the Open,” by Paul Blanchi and Kara Anderson, The Spectrum

2021 “Creative Reuse Artist Highlights,” SCRAP Creative Reuse Blog

2021 “Little, Cute & Lasts Forever,” Featured Artist - Highlights, UB Arts Collaboratory Website 2021 “UB Arts Collaboratory opens downtown art space,” by Anastasia Wilds, The Spectrum 2020 Collaborators Fall 2019 - Fall 2020 / UB Arts Collaboratory, The Space Between Website 2020 “UB’s Arts Collaboratory Provides Socially-Distanced Art,” By Jackie Hausler, News Center, Official UB news and and information for the media

2019 “Air Has No Borders” Brings Community Together Over Shared Experiences with Wildfire Smoke. Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency

2019 First Friday: Inspiration from graphic novels, dreams, motherhood and Iraq and Syria, by Audrey Overstreet, The Spokesman-Review

2019 Air Has No Borders, Visual Arts Staff Pick, America’s Best Read Urban Weekly, INLANDER

2018 ABC...Nevermind: Harmonic Dissonance, UNT Sculpture Collective in Collaborations with College of Music, by Ginger Cochran, ENVISION ARTS MAGAZINE

2015 The Death of Democracy: The Frackettes, Puppets for the Planet, by Amy Goodman with Jan Gonzales, Democracy Now!, The War and Peace Report.

2015 Denton Frackettes Respond to Texas Legislative Attack on Local Democracy, TRUTHOUT 2015 Denton Musical Troupe Pokes Fun At New Fracking Bill, by Max B. Baker, FortWorth Star-Telegram

2015 They’re Living In A Disaster, So They Decided To Have A Little Fun, by Alisha Huber, UPWORTHY