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CV


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EDUCATION

2015- 2017 MFA UCLA
Design | Media Arts

2014 - 2015 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
One year of course work in Grad Media Design Practices

2010 - 2014 BFA Monmouth University, NJ
Design and Business Marketing



EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Right to Re Exhibition The View From Nowhere
2017 Ars Electronica "Your Choice" Exhibited with Feminist Climate Change
2017 MFA UCLA Design Media arts "Delete me" Final Exhibition
2017 OPEN STUDIOS UCLA
2017 Far Bazaar, Cerritos College
2016 ARTOPIA by LA Weekly
2016 FLOAT VR Exhibit, Downtown LA
2016 "Free as in" MFA UCLA Student show
2016 Fantastic VR Gallery (presented by USC Interactive Media & Games)
CO-PRESENTED BY ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE L.A.
2016 Thinking Gender Conference Video Screening of “Your Choice” Video Panel
2016 Crosstalk Video Art Festival, Budapest, Hungary
2016 "Sorry for Not Being _____," Broad Art Center, LA, CA
2016 "Amanda Stojanov Solo Show", DMA, UCLA
2015 "Deep Web Roach Queen", DMA, UCLA
2015 "One Cup of Juice" Hammer Museum, UCLA Game Arts Festival
2015 “Blurred Margins” Earth We Gallery, Bergamot Station,
Santa Monica, CA
2014 Art Center College of Design: Wind Tunnel Gallery, South Campus, CA
2013 “Head, Heart, Hand” Poster Exhibit 10/10/13 – 10/12/2013: AIGA Design Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2013 Student Movie Poster Exhibit 2/11/13 – 5/31/2013:
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall
2013 Monmouth University Student Show 4/07/13 – 8/31/2013:
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall



AWARDS

2017 Design Media Arts, UCLA, Thesis Scholarship
2016 Thinking Gender Conference, UCLA Inaugural Digital Media
participatory award
2016 DMA Fellowship
2015 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA
2015 University Fellowship, UCLA
2015 Tuition Grant, UCLA
2014 Outstanding BFA Student Award
2013 Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University
2013 American Graphic Design & Advertising Award, NJ Board



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lecturer
2017 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA, Fall Quarter “Typography

Lecturer
2017 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA, Summer Session “Typography”

Teaching Associate
2017 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA
“Typography”
Professor Henri Lucas
2016 “Visual Communication + Image”

Teaching Assistant
2017 Department of Film and Television
“Interactive Multimedia Authoring; Intro to virtual reality”
Associate Professor Steve Anderson
2016 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA
“Interactivity”
“Typography”
2015 “Introduction to Media Arts”
Professor Erkki Huhtamo
2016 Department of Gender Studies, UCLA
“Knowledge”
Professor Rachel Lee



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2107 - Present
Art Director – freelance
Hydro Studios, Santa Monica, CA

2011 - Present
Freelance graphic and web designer Clients include:
Univesity of California Berkely, DILD Lab
Elizabeth J Chin – Ph.D. Website design
NJMOCA - New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art: Outdoor exhibit map design

2015
TBWAMEDIA ARTS LABFOR GOOD, Playa Vista, CA
Digital Media Artist/Creative Intern, June - August
June-August

2015
Media Design Practices Art Center College, LA
Project for the Bi-City Biennial of Urbanism Architecture 2015 in Shenzhen, China

2015
Design Research Assistant, June
Haiti Photography Project, La Gonave Haiti working in collaboration with Lekòl Kominotè Matènwa (LKM)

2014
Artist Curator, July
UN Women LA Chapter, Los Angeles, CA


WORKSHOPS / EVENTS

2017 Jun Figurative Landscapes in Unity, Monmouth University, NJ
2017 Mar Presenter at “Bits and Bytes: A feminist AI project” Downtown, LA voidlab
2017 Jan Co-organizer, voidLab Presents Decentralizing The Web PANEL 002
Screening “Come to me Paradise” by Stephanie Comilang, UCLA,
2016 Nov    Co-organizer, voidLab Presents Decentralizing The Web PANEL 001, on
machine intimacy, representation, and the ethics of live cam labor, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
2016 Apr Co-curator, and artist, “Sorry for Not Being _____,” Exhibit at DMA, UCLA
2016 Mar Co-organizer, UCLA Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, Los Angles, CA
2016 Apr Haiti Photography Project, La Gonâve, Haiti.
Workshop for high school students at Lekòl Kominotè Matènwa (LKM)



COMMUNITY ORGANIZING

2016 - Present Decentralizing The Web, by voidLab
UCLA Grant from the office of Equity Diversity and Inclusion
(Recipient, Grant Author and Grant Manager)
2016 - 2017     FEC Student Representative, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2016 - Present Co-founder, voidLab, UCLA



REVIEWS

2017 UCLA Game Lab Interview
2017 Mar    Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Deconstructing Gender Bias, FEM Magazine
2017 Mar    VoidLab event aims to edit important female artists into Wikipedia articles
Daily Bruin
2016 Apr    Not So Sorry, FEM Magazine
2016 Apr    Feminist collective voidLab held poster exhibition at Broad, Daily Bruin
2016 Mar  Art + Feminism + voidLab: Reconstructing the Narrative, FEM Magazine
2016 Jan    VoidLab: A Feminist Space for Art, Technology, and Critical Conversations
FEM Magazine
2015 Nov    Cactus joysticks among many curios at L.A. game fest, CBC News
2015 Nov    UCLA Games Art Festival 2015: Fun and Strange, Things to do in LA



AWARDS

2016 Thinking Gender Conference, UCLA Inaugural Digital Media participatory award
2015 /2016 DMA Fellowship
2015 /2016 Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA
2015/2016 University Fellowship, UCLA
2015 Tuition Grant, UCLA
2014 Outstanding BFA Student Award
2013 Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University
2013 American Graphic Design & Advertising Award, NJ Board



 
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