Education

M.A., MUSEOLOGY | 2005-2007 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
B.A., HUMANITIES AND B.A., PSYCHOLOGY | 2001-2005 | UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER

Awards, Residencies + Workshops

Lighthouse Lit Fest, Creative Nonfiction Master Workshop with Charles D’Ambrosio, Denver, CO, Summer 2018.

Juniper Summer Writing Institute, Creative Nonfiction workshop with Paul Lisicky, University of Massachusetts, Summer 2017.

Centrum Writing Residency, Port Townsend, WA, Dec. 2016.

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction Finalist, Summer/Fall 2016.

Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Literary Nonfiction workshop with Dinty Moore, Summer 2016.

Yale Writers' Conference, Session II, Summer 2015.

Yale Writers' Conference, Session I, Summer 2014.

Creative Capitol/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Workshop 2010, selected by Peter Plagens.

Professional History

Exhibitions & Publications Coordinator, Frye Art Museum
September 2018 - Present

Freelance Arts Writer
October 2008 - Present

Program & Events Manager, Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
February 2016 - September 2018

Writers in the Schools Program Associate & Blog Editor, Seattle Arts & Lectures
September 2014 - February 2016

Manager of Adult Public Programs, Seattle Art Museum
April 2012 - July 2013

Adult Public Programs Coordinator, Seattle Art Museum
April 2008 - April 2012

Education & Communications Assistant, Henry Art Gallery
August 2006 - April 2008