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Education
2013 M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Art, Certificate in Time-Based Media, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Fulbright Grant, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
2007 B.A. in Studio Art, Correlate Chinese Language, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Exhibitions
2017 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France
2017 Wig-wag, Peephole Cinema, San Francisco, CA
2016 anthropoScene, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia
2016 Earth Immedia, Speer Gallery, Bryn Mawr, PA
2016 Strange Landscapes, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA
2016 Drop Ceiling, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Mid-Atlantic New Painting, Curated by Lauren Ross, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
2015 WISH YOU WERE HERE, Peephole Cinema, San Francisco, CA
2015 Invisible Ink, Curated by Oof Collective, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Altered Being, Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Disruption – International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2015 Animation Block Party, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Soil Kitchen, The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Stop and Go Animation Screening: Made from Scratch, traveling international screening
2015 Wrapped and Wrought, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2014 Whitney Houston Biennial, Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 Thanksgiving Dinner, Vox Populi, Curated by Oof Collective, Philadelphia, PA
2013 Working it Out, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2013 Penn MFA Thesis Exhibition, 945 and 953 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Cellular/Molecular, EKG Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2013 Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World Photo Exhibition, Morgan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Photobook 2012: The Photographer and the Self-Published Photobook, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
2012 I Don’t Question the Things You Do Anymore, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2012 25th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
2012 Safeword, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Between a Rock and a Soft Place, Inna Contemporary Art Space, Hangzhou, China,
2009 Hello Hangzhou!, Inna Contemporary Art Space, Hangzhou, China
2007 Senior Thesis Show, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Residencies
2017-2018 Fine Arts Work Center Visual Artist Fellowship, Provincetown, MA
2014 Unknown Territory Artist-in-Residence, The Hacktory, Philadelphia, PA
2013 Animation Studio Residency, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

Conferences
2017 Ecotopian Toolkit, Bio Pool, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Honors
2017 Ecotopian Toolmaker Grant, Penn Program in the Enivronmental Humanities, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Academic Innovation Grant, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2013 Winning Photograph, Feeding Cities Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Juror’s Prize, 25th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, LA
2008-2009 Fulbright Student Scholar, International Institute for Education
2009 Chinese Cultural Council Scholarship, China Academy of Art
2006 Weitzel-Barber Art Travel Prize, Vassar College
2006 Freeman-Asia Scholarship, International Institute for Education

Lectures
2015 Artist Talk, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, April 16
2014 The Hacktory Artists: Art and Technology, The Barnes Collection, Philadelphia, PA, September 7
2013 Food and Work, University of Pennsylvania – Penn Food NOW, Philadelphia, PA, April 19
2013 Horizontal Mirrors in Contemporary Art, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, March 30
2012 Artists and their Parents, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, December 2

Press
A giant water filter for the Schuylkill? Philly artists respond to environmental challenge, by Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25, 2017
Penn Program in Environmental Humanities Competition Winners Presented at Bartram’s Garden, by Katherine Unger Baillie, Penn News, April 10, 2017
Wild World by Michael Dax Iacovone, BmoreArt, 
In the galleries: ‘Strange Landscapes’ explores gardens of unearthly delights by Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, September 16, 2016
Landscape Art Is Pushed to New Limits in Arlington Arts Center’s ‘Strange Landscapes’ by Erin Devine, Washington City Paper, July 22, 2016
Mission District’s Peephole Cinema is Reason to Visit Orange Alley by Mary Ladd, SF Weekly,  December 14, 2015
Creating new opportunities for rising, young animators by Emily Thomas, The Temple News, October 20, 2015

Related Experience
2015 Instructor – Present, Art, Design, and Digital Culture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Instructor, Rutgers University, Experimental Interaction Design, New Brunswick, NJ
2016 Instructor, Test Kitchen, The Hacktory, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Instructor, Maker Space Summer Camp, Abington Art Center, Philadelphia PA
2015 Instructor, Hand-Drawn Digital Animation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Instructor, Animation Workshop, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2015 Instructor, Introduction to Film and Media Studies, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2014 Instructor, Bicycle Power Generators, Department of Making + Doing, Philadelphia, PA
2013-2014, Design Associate, Public Interest GRFX, Philadelphia, PA
2012 – 2013, Hand Drawn Animator, FeastForward.org, Philadelphia, PA
2012 – 2013 Artist Assistant for Joshua Mosley, Philadelphia, PA
2012 – 2013 MFA Lecturer, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
2011 – 2013 Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Drawing I, Painting I, Digital Photography I
2012 Instructor – Painting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Instructor – Drawing, Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA