EDUCATION
MFA, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.1998
BFA, Cum Laude, University of Alaska. Fairbanks, AK.1992
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo Exhibitions
Hide, National Museum of Indian Art. New York, NY2010
Walrus Family Portrait, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK2008
New Secrets, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK2007
Unraveled Secret, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK2007
Unraveled Secret, Institute of American Indian Art, Santa Fe, NM.2006
Secret, Modo Gallery, Hudson, NY.2006
Untitled Secrets, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK2005
Untitled, Anchorage Museum of History and Art Solo Exhibition Series, Anchorage, AK2005
1000 Secrets, Decker/Morris Art Gallery, Anchorage, AK2002
New Work, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK2002
Idiot Strings, Catch and Release, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK2001
Recent Works, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK2001
New Works, Decker/Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK2000
New Works, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK2000
New Works, Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK2000
Asianggataq, Harry Wood Art Gallery, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ1998
Formline, Carrie McLain Museum. Nome, AK1994
Coupled Forms, Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK1994
Transformation, University of Alaska Fine Arts Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1994
• Carrie McLain Museum. Nome, AK1990
Juried Exhibitions
Earth Fire and Fiber, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2005
Earth Fire and Fiber, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2003
3rd All Alaska Native Juried Exhibition, Alaska Native Heritage Center. Anchorage, AK2002
All Alaska Native Juried Exhibition, Alaska Native Heritage Center. Anchorage, AK2000
All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2000
Twelfth Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition, Civic Center Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1998
ANA 26, Holter Museum of Art. Helena, MO1997
In Search of Self, Fort Lewis College. Durango, CO1996
Eighth Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition, Civic Center Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1994
Seventh Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition, Civic Center Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1992
Vision of New Eyes, Visual Arts Center. Anchorage, AK1992
Sixth Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition, Civic Center Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1991
Fifth Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition, Civic Center Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1990
Invitational and Group Exhibitions
Contemporary Inuit Art, Katuaq Cultural Center, Nuuk, Greenland,2010
Dry Ice. Robeson Arts Center. Princeton, New Jersey2009
Native Voices, Contemporary Indigenous Art. Five Myles Gallery. Brooklyn, NY 2008
Diversity and Dialogue: The Eitlejorg Fellowship. Indianapolis, IN2007
Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation, Part 2, American Museum of Art & Design. New York, NY.2005
Cheongju International Craft Biennial, Cheongju Arts Center. Cheongju, South Korea.2005
Alaska Native Art & Culture Festival, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Washington, D.C.2005
Defiant Objects, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK.2005
Works from Spenard 4215, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK2004
Alaska Native Art: People of a Place, Art of a People, Sotheby’s Institute of Art. NY, NY2004
Fiber to me, fiber to you, Carr Gottstein Gallery. Anchorage, AK2004
Grand Opening, The Center. Anchorage, AK2004
Members Exhibition, International Gallery of Contemporary Art. Anchorage, AK2003
Points of View, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2003
Contemporary Native Art Exhibit, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2003
The 8th Native American Fine Art Invitational, Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ2002
Ceremony of Healing, Alaska Pacific University. Anchorage, AK2001
State of the Art Biennial, Parkland College. Champaign Illinois2001
Off the Wall, Decker/Morris Gallery. Anchorage, AK2001
INVITATIONAL 7, Decker/Morris Gallery. Anchorage, AK2000
Convergence: The Exhibition of the 2000 Arctic Winter Games. Yukon Arts Center. Whitehorse, Yukon2000
Fiber Show, Well Street Gallery. Fairbanks, AK2000
Painting is Dead, Long Live Painting, MU Art Gallery, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ1997
Nathan Cummings Annual Exhibition, Harry Wood Art Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ1997
Arts from the Arctic, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK.1993
Institute of Alaska Native Arts Gallery. Fairbanks, AK1992
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Artist in Residence, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA2009
Curator, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Exhibition titled “Concensus”, Anchorage, AK2007
Assistant Curator, Alaska Native Heritage Center. Anchorage, AK2007
Artist in Residence, University of Alaska Native Arts Center, Fairbanks, AK2007
Curator, Decker/Morris Gallery. Exhibition titled “Undercurrent” Anchorage, AK2003
Program Manager, Alaska Native Heritage Center. Anchorage, AK 1999-2000
Drawing Instructor, University of Alaska. Fairbanks, AK.1998
Gallery Coordinator, Sitnasuak Native Corporation. Nome, AK. Seasonal Summer 1995-1998
Drawing Instructor, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ1996
Painting Instructor, University of Alaska, Northwest Campus. Nome, AK1994
Gallery Manager, Institute of Alaska Native Arts. Fairbanks, AK1992
 
COLLECTIONS
Fairbanks Airport, Fairbanks, AK
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
Denaina Civic Convention Center, Anchorage, AK
Mayer Sattler-Smith, Anchorage, AK
British Petroleum, Anchorage, AK
Linda Cohn, Big Four Restaurant, Phoenix, AZ
Bryan Cave LLP, Phoenix, AZ
Nome-Beltz Highschool, Nome, AK
Kawerak, Inc., Nome, AK
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Anchorage, AK
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK
Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK
Cook Inlet Region Incorporated, Anchorage, AK
Albion Fehderson, Phoenix, AZ
Julie Decker and Michael Morris, Anchorage, AK
Anchorage School District, South Anchorage High School, Anchorage AK
Ted Stevens International Airport , Anchorage, AK
Anchorage School District, Chugiak High School, Chugiak, AK
Shell Anchorage Corporate Office, Anchorage, AK
 
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Institute of American Indian Arts Board2007-2010
Board of Director, Nome Native Arts Center2006-2010
Member, Bering Straits Culture Center Advisory Committee2006-2007
Member, Charrette Planning Committee Anchorage Museum of History & Art2003
Board of Director, Alaska Native Arts Foundation2002-2009
Member, International Gallery of Contemporary Art2003-2010
Member, Anchorage Cultural Council2002
Member, Alaska State Council on the Arts Visual Arts Advisory Committee2000-2010
Member, Doyon, Ltd. Arts Advisory Board1999-2002
 
HONORS/AWARDS
Rasmuson Fellow, Anchorage, AK2008
Eiteljorg Museum Fellow, Indianapolis, Indiana2007
Anchorage Alaska Mayors Individual Arts Award2005
Jurors Award, Earth Fire and Fiber, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK2005
Honorable Mentions, 3rd Annual All Alaska Native Juried Art Show. Anchorage, AK2002
Honorable Mention, First Annual All Alaska Native Juried Art Show. Anchorage, AK2000
Academic Excellence Award, Arctic Education Foundation1991-92, 1996-97
Honorable Mention, Seventh Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition. Fairbanks, AK1992
Art Student of the Year Award, University of Alaska. Fairbanks, AK1992
Best of Show, Vision of New Eyes, Visual Arts Center. Anchorage, AK1992
Honorable Mention, Sixth Annual 64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibition. Fairbanks, AK1991