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EDUCATION

2012 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA in Studio Arts, Fiber & Material Studies

2004 Maryland Institute College of Art, BFA in Fiber

AWARDS & GRANTS

2019 Individual Federal Assistance Award, U.S. Department of State

2018 Fulbright Fellowship, Hungarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange

2012 Finalist, Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2010 Lenore Tawney Foundation Scholarship

2009 Northampton Arts Council Grant

2004 Grainger Marburg Traveling Scholarship Francis B. Harvey Scholarship

2000-4 Trustee Award, Maryland Institute College of Art

Semi-Finalist, Janet & Walter Sondheim Award

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 PANEL Contemporary at Faur Zsófi Galéria, Budapest Hungary

2018 Truth Guide for the Beginner’s Mind, Lawrence & Clark, Chicago IL

2016 The Fish Don’t Talk About the Water, Fernwey, Chicago IL

2011 Heirloom Commodity, SITE Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018 DECIDE. COMMIT. THRIVE., Triumph, curated by Ryan Coffey

There’s Nothing Natural About This, Wedge Projects, Chicago IL

2014 Form Without a Room, Document Gallery, Chicago IL

2011 Retracing, Murdertown, Chicago IL, curated by Jane Jerardi

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 At A Distance #3, Wedge Projects, Chicago IL

Collect Your Thoughts, BrodyLand Studios, Budapest Hungary, curated by Ophélie Paris

2018 Ltd. Wear3, LVL 3, Chicago IL

The Last One, Fernwey, Chicago IL

Season Opening Gala, Jacobs Pillow, Lee MA

Monument Quilt, Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Falling for You, Triumph Chicago, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier

1,500,000,000,000, Triumph Chicago, curated by Ryan Coffey

2017 Summer Residents, Gorbe Bogre Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Celebrate 85, Jacob’s Pillow, Lee MA

Dangerous Professors, Triumph Chicago, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier

Dinner Party, TUSK, Chicago IL, curated by Kate Sierzputowski & Mary Eleanor Wallace

5th Annual Art Exhibition, Bridgeport Arts Center, Chicago IL 2016

Public Art Commission, 2 Fun Chinese Restaurant, Chicago IL

Object Puzzles, TUSK, Chicago IL, curated by Mary Eleanor Wallace

Book Release for 1-6, TUSK Chicago

New Capital at Starcom Mediavest, Chicago IL, curated by Chelsea Culprit & Ben Foch

2014 Starwalker Gala, Threewalls Benefit Exhibition, Chicago IL

It is a Door and a Window that Make a Room Useful, SOIL Gallery, Seattle WA

2013 Faculty Show, HF Johnson Gallery at Carthage College, Kenosha WI

Otherwise, Beige, Memphis TN, curated by Joel Parsons

2012 Line of Site, Western Exhibitions, curated Alicia Chester, Karolina Gnatowski, Kate Ruggeri

Garden Party, Hinge Gallery, Chicago IL, curated by Karolina Gnatowski

Group Work, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago IL, curated by Joanna Szupinska & Julian Myers

Things Will Happen, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago IL

New Wave Ladies Night, Carousel Space Project, Chicago IL 2011

New Blood V Performance Festival, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Roger's Grocery, Mess Hall, Chicago IL, curated by Josh Dihle

Residency Exhibition, Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

6th Annual Juried Art Show, Kinsey Institute SoFA Gallery, IU

2010 Threadbare, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton MA

Text Off the Page, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sensational Remix, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse NY

Connective Thread, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, New York NY

LECTURES

2019 30 Years of Freedom Quilt, Hungarian Patchwork Guild Annual Conference

Reading Textiles for a Universal Purpose: The Shared Language of Banners, Flags & Quilts, National University of Public Service, Hungary

Artist Lecture, Magyar Honvédség Altiszti Akadémia, Budapest Hungary

2018 Tracing Patterns: Why Make Conceptual Textiles In a Contemporary World, Moholy-Nagy Művészeti Egyetem, Budapest Hungary

North America Days, Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem, Budapest Hungary

2017 History of Hungarian Embroidery, Fiber & Material Studies Graduate Seminar, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Artist Lecture, Stitch II, Fiber & Material Studies Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2015 Form Without A Room Artist Lecture, Document Gallery, Chicago IL

2012 MFA Thesis Lecture, Fiber & Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011 Visiting Artist, Core Studio Practice, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Artist Lecture, Fiber & Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2010

Artist Lecture, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton MA