Education

MFA in Writing, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2017

Certificate in Graphic Design, Community College of Vermont, 2013

BS in Sociology and Anthropology; minor concentration in Psychology, Towson University, 2011

BS in Writing, Towson University, 2011

Residencies + Honors

Teaching Apprenticeship, WildCraft Studio School, 2016-18

Upstreet Scholarship, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2016

Hunger Mountain Editorial Fellowship, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2015

Merit Scholarship, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2014-15

The Poet in New York Audience Choice Award, Bowery Poetry Club, 2014

MFA in Writing Marketing Fellowship, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2014

Graphic Design Residency, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2014

Writing Residency, Vermont Studio Center, 2013

 

Curation + Editorial

Editor, ‘Wild Things’ Blog, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2018-Present

Communications Editor, Modern Macramé, 2017-18

Illustrator, The Rumpus, 2016-17

Expo Judge, ZO Magazine, 2016

Copy Editor, Fit Approach, 2016

Newsletter Editor, Flex and Flow Yoga, 2016

Reader, Hunger Mountain Journal, 2016

Editorial Fellow, Hunger Mountain Journal, 2014-15

Marketing Editor, Elephant Journal, 2013

Editor and Distribution Manager, Be Well World Magazine, 2012

Assistant Editor, Brickhouse Books, 2011-12

Editor, Grub Street Literary and Arts Magazine, 2011

 

Solo Exhibitions

–, Rebel Heart, Montpelier VT, Forthcoming 2019

FIBER, Tiny's Coffee, Portland OR, 2017

EXHALE, Spin Lounge, Portland OR, 2016

YELLOW, Acadia, Portland OR, 2016

ALONG, Black Wagon, Portland OR, 2016

 

Group Exhibitions

ArtsFest, Center for Arts and Learning, Montpelier VT, 2019

FOUND POEMS with Catie Hannigan, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2017

MORE LAYERS with Christopher Diego, Townshend's Tea Company, Portland OR, 2016

LAYERS with Christopher Diego, Townshend's Tea Company, Bend OR, 2016

"There Is The Path We Walked" for National Poetry Month, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2015

"How Different Are We From Birds Or The Sea" for Natural Poetry Month, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2014

Staff Exhibition, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2014

Staff Exhibition, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2013

"Brain Synapses" for National Poetry Month, PoemCity, Montpelier VT, 2013

 

Performances + Readings

Lecture: Everything Is Material, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2017

Manuscript Reading: The Things We Cannot Name, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2017

 

Print Publications

Selected Photographs, Reach Magazine: Volume 1, Forthcoming Fall 2019

MODERN MACRAMÉ: 33 Patterns Stylish Products for Your Handmade Home, Ten Speed Press, 2018

PLACE (SACRED SPACE): Without Beginning or End, Weaver House Company, 2017

“Layers of a Semester,” Grub Street Literary and Arts Magazine, 2011

 

Online Publications

"How To Be A Sensitive Friend on Mother's Day," Wanderlust, 2018

"Pushing Past Your Procrastination," Wanderlust, 2017

"Take Comfort in the Family You Create," Wanderlust, 2017

"Breaking Down the Silent Disco," Wanderlust, 2017

"I'm Still Learning, and That's Okay," Wanderlust, 2017

"Alberta," GLDMNE, 2016

"You are a Mountain," Flex & Flow Yoga, 2016

"The New Student: On Returning," Flex and Flow Yoga, 2016

"The New Student: On Beginnings," Flex and Flow Yoga, 2016

"To Alaska," GLDMNE, 2016

"For You," GLDMNE, 2015

"Montpelier, Vermont," GLDMNE, 2015

"All Talk," Queen Mob's Teahouse, 2015

 

Interviews

"Freedom According to Wanderlust," Wanderlust, 2017

"The Cat Whisperer," The Rosie Pages, 2015

"Motorcycle Diaries in Vietnam," Spirited Pursuit, 2015

"Karen Cygnarowicz: Painter and Writer," She Explores, 2014

 

Teaching

Textile Teaching Assistant, WildCraft Studio School, 2016-18

Painting Teacher, She Gathers, She Explores, 2016

Projects

“Do I Know You?” developing first collection of short stories, 2019-Present

“The Things We Cannot Name,” developing first collection of poetry, 2014-Present

UNTITLED, cross-generational memoir on personal relationship to cooking, nutrition, and self care, 2016-Present

Working Title: “Fiber and Nature,” multi-disciplinary works of fiber art education materials, 2017

“365/Poetry,” ekphrasis exploration in maintaining a writing practice and routine, 2015

 


b. Maryland, 1988