CV

Education

  • University of Colorado at Boulder — M.A. Art History, August 2016
    • Areas of Focus: Contemporary Art of Eastern Europe, Critical Theory, Identity and Ethno-national issues in former Yugoslavia
  • Florida State University — B.A. Art History, December 2012
    • Areas of Focus: European modernism, Russian art and literature

Curatorial

  • Associate Curator — NINE dot ARTS
    • June 2017 to present
  • Assistant Curator — Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
    • January 2017 to July 2017
    • Managed Present Box experiental platform, BMoCA at Macky, and BMoCA + Swoon’s international artist residency program
    • Exhibitions: Megan Gafford's Hemisphere, Evan Anderman's Once Removed
  • Independent Curator    
    • June 2015 to present   
    • Exhibitions: Feminine Product @ The Void 3125c; Los Angeles, Party Art Truck experimental mobile art space based in Denver, CO; (Re)Collecting @ University of Colorado at Boulder Natural History Museum’s BIOLounge; Luis Eades retrospective exhibition @ University of Colorado at Boulder

Research Overview

  • “Performing Identity After Yugoslavia: Contemporary Art Beyond and Through the Ethno-national” – MA Thesis, 2016 (CU). Thesis committee: Kira Van Lil, Claire Farago, Annette De Stecher.
  • “Visibility and Potentiality in the Museum Collection: Object Histories of Two Lakota [Sioux] Dresses from the Collection of the Denver Art Museum” – Spring 2016, Seminar (CU). Paper supervised by: Annette De Stecher.
  • “Where is the East Now? East of Here.”: Curatorial Definitions of Eastern Europe in Contemporary Exhibitions” – Fall 2015, Seminar (CU). Paper supervised by: Kira Van Lil.
  • “Coupling Within the Castas: Representations of Race and Class and Realities of Coupling Practices in Colonial New Spain” – Spring 2015, Seminar (CU). Paper supervised by: James Córdova.
  • “Jenny Holzer’s Lustmord: Visualizing Genocidal Rape and Essentializing Experience” – Fall 2014, Seminar (CU). Paper supervised by: Kira Van Lil. 
  • “Expressions of a Common Source: Intersemiotic Transposition in the Demon of Lermontov, Vrubel, and Blok.” – Fall 2012, Directed Independent Study with Dr. Lauren Weingarden (FSU)
  • “Mischief, Mimicry, and Mysticism: Hugo Ball’s Use of Dada as Spiritual Catharsis.” – Fall 2012, Seminar (FSU)

 

* full cv with publications, fellowships, awards, guest lectures, conferences and symposia available for download on linkedin. selected writings available on academia.edu.