Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA

education

MA History of Art (Distinction), University of York, 2010
BA (Hons.) Fine Art Painting, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, 2005
Visiting Student, the Cooper Union School of Art, New York, 2004

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • Independent Creative Production Grant, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation, University of Pennsylvania, 2018–19

  • Finalist, Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation Prize in Art Journalism, 2017

  • Art Critic Mentorship Program, mentored by Nancy Princenthal, CUE Art Foundation, 2016–17

  • Discretionary Grant, Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation, for the “ICA Notes” digital editorial platform (founding editor), Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2015

  • Professional Development Grant to attend Walker Art Center Superscript Conference, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2015

  • Art Writers Workshop, mentored by Marcia Vetrocq, Warhol Foundation, Creative Capital, and Association of International Critics America, 2014

  • Summer Institute Travel Grant and Stipend, Harvard metaLAB and the Getty Foundation, 2014

  • Conference Travel Grant, Association of Art Historians, Independents Group, 2011

  • Research Preparation Award (full MA tuition and maintenance), Arts and Humanities Research Council, 2009–10

  • MA Dissertation Travel Grant, University of York, 2009


lectures, workshops, and panels

2019

  • Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon and Panel, Tyler School of Art

  • “Intimate Immensity” Exhibition Panel with Alexis Granwell, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2018

  • Vis-à-vis, summer reading group with Gina DeCagna, Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing and Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania


curatorial and editorial projects

  • Tiona McClodden, Af·fixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex, for Day With(out) Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.

  • The Problem with Work,” editor of collaborative writing project based on Kathy Weeks’s book, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, 2015.

  • NOTES,” founding editor of new online platform, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.

  • Florian Kräutli, Backstory: 13 years of HIV/AIDS on Wikipedia, for Day With(out) Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.

  • Tamarin Norwood, A Fine Line, for ICA@50: Pleasing Artists and Publics Since 1963, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.

  • Street Sights/@ICAPhiladelphia (Micah Danges, Tim Portlock, Anna Neighbor, Sarah Stolfa, and Gabriel Martinez), for ICA@50: Pleasing Artists and Publics Since 1963, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.

  • Gillian Allnutt, Anthony Boswell, Emily Erb, Matt Kalasky, Beth Lewis, Carol Mavor, Tamarin Norwood, Reading Room, exhibition and public program series, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, 2012.

  • Duett: Matt Giel and Alanna Lawley, exhibition and public program series, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, 2012.

  • Art Writing, performance series, AUX Performance Space, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, 2011–12.