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Current

  • 2016, Finalist; 2017, nominee
    Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship
    The Smithsonian Institution
    Washington, D.C.

    I was advanced to the finals again this year for a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship. I plan to collaborate with my nominator, Douglas Herman, Senior Geographer at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, as well as conduct research with theoretical cosmologist Daniel Eisenstein and particle physicist John Huth at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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Upcoming

  • July 7 – August 4, 2017
    Solo Exhibition
    Pro Arts
    Oakland, CA

    My upcoming solo exhibition, The Beginning Was The End— commissioned by Pro Arts– will consist of videosculpture, diagrams, wall works, and a sound installation. 

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  • May 2017
    Film commission
    Chuck Johnson

    Musician Chuck Johnson has commissioned a film from me, alongside artists Mariel Jackobsons and Paul Clipson, to accompany his upcoming album release this coming May.

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  • June 2017
    Artist-In-Residence
    Pro Arts
    Oakland, CA

    During this one-month residency at Pro Arts, I’ll prepare site-specific work for my solo exhibition, opening there on July 7.

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  • March 4, 2016 – June 10, 2017
    Artist In Residence
    Bullseye Glass Co.
    Emeryville, CA

    As a resident artist at Bullseye Glass, I will produce new videosculpture models of time + multidimensional reality, to premiere in my solo show, July 2017 at Pro Arts Gallery.

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Recent

  • February 12, 2017
    Fired! | 100 Days Action
    Shapeshifters Cinema
    Oakland, CA

    100 Days Action, a counternarrative to Trump’s 100 Day Plan, is a call to thinkers, artists, and writers. Fired! will include two videos from my January Neurodivergent Media program at Shapeshifters Cinema. For my collaborators, Justin Enteman and Patrick McGee, these programs mark the first times their works have been shown in public. 

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  • January 8, 2017
    Shapeshifters Cinema
    Oakland, CA

    Neurodivergent Media with Allison Leigh Holt will showcase polished results and ongoing experiments in media art by adults and teens who DIVERGE neurologically, like those on the autism spectrum. Holt will walk us through this heightened mode of perception, Empathic Pedagogy, and reveal how all of us are neurodivergent.

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  • October 9 – November 20, 2016
    Peephole Cinema
    San Francisco, CA

    My video Three Feet Above Earth will be on view in Surface Tension, an exhibition at Peephole Cinema’s San Francisco site, curated by Victoria Scott. Open 24/7, 280 Orange Alley (off Valencia + 26th) MAP

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  • 2016, Nominee
    Eureka Fellowship
    Fleishhaker Foundation
    San Francisco, CA

    It’s an exciting honor to announce my nomination for the prestigious Eureka Fellowship, courtesy The Fleishhaker Foundation.

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  • Sept. 10, 2016
    6th Ann. San Francisco Cinematheque Art Auction + Benefit
    Kadist Art Foundation
    San Francisco

    As San Francisco Cinematheque’s Board Vice President, I’m proud to announce its Sixth Annual Art Auction and Benefit. Come bid on my work and over 50 international, national, and regional artists in support of Cinematheque’s 56th year.

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