artist
designer
researcher
educator


b. 09.06.1988 | Cleveland, OH


Education
2015—2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, MA
MS Art, Culture, & Technology_4.9 GPA
    Media Arts & Sciences_School of Architecture + Planning
        [Department of Architecture 2 Year Graduate Fellowship]

2007—2011
Kent State University | Kent, OH
BS Architecture & Environmental Design

2010
Kent State University | Florence, Italy
Study Abroad Program_Spring


Teaching
2019
School of the Museum of Fine Arts @ Tufts University | Boston, MA
Lecturer, “The History of Sound Art”
Lecturer, “The Everyday Practice of Listening”

2018
NuVu Studio | Cambridge, MA
Technology Coach + Course Instructor, “Musical Interventions”

2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, MA
Teaching Assistant, “Kinetic Speakers and Experimental Sound Creations II”

2016
Harvard University | Cambridge, MA
Teaching Fellow, “Sonic Ethnography (Anthropology 2722)”

Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, MA
Teaching Assistant, “Kinetic Speakers and Experimental Sound Creations I”

Artist talks + Workshops
2019
“Mobile Subjects” @ deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum | Lincoln, MA
Soundwalk, Spatial Thinking, + Map Design

”Aural Cartography: Practices in Sound + Space” @ deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum | Lincoln, MA

2018
“Multimedia Programing with MaxMSP” @ NuVu Studio | Cambridge, MA

2017
Guest Lecturer, Sound Art @ Massachusetts College of Art and Design | Boston, MA

“Reverberations” @ Arts for the Armory | Somerville, MA
Listening, and DIY instrument building workshop for youth


Selected Projects + Exhibitions
2020
A*rray by Andy Graydon
30.00s commissioned sound design piece

Violence in Boston Fundraiser
Virtual Performance

Non-Event At Home 7
Virtual Performance

Sonorium @ Salem Access TV | Salem, MA
Solo Performance

Oversoul: Borikén pt.1 @ Studios at MASS MoCA | North Adams, MA
multichannel installation (light, sound, video, electronics)

2019
“Grounding Aether” @ deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum | Lincoln, MA
Quadrophonic, exterior performance / field activation

Electric Streams of Wind
38:52s audio, CD booklet/object

Variations @ Bromfield Arts Gallery | Boston, MA
Quadrophonic performance

“Exordium” by Laura Knott + Kevin McLellan
Sound Design for 09:00s, recording, mixing + editing

2018
Non-Event 2018 Showcase Group Exhibition @ The Yard (Handcock Tower) | Boston, MA
Stereo sound installation :: meditation102

Moon Villian @ Chinatown | Boston, MA
AV performance

MIT Dissolve Music Conference @ Warehouse XI | Cambridge, MA
19.9 channel audio performance

Washington Street Arts Center | Cambridge, MA
3 channel audio performance

Unknown Results // The Perception Of Order Within Group Exhibition 
@ Aviary Gallery | Jamaica Plain, MA
Solo & duo audio performance w/ Michael Rosenstien

“Querencia” Hopper Magazine: May 2018 online feature
w/ Alyssa Irizarry as Surface+Symbol

Sonic Section Perspectives (For Paul Rudolph) @ CVPA UMass Dartmouth | New Bedford, MA
Co-composer, technical director, performer, multichannel audio performance for 6 participants

2017
Non-Event 2017 Year-in-Review podcast
Audio contributor, “2em_a”

“What About Things That Don’t have Skinlike Surfaces For Borders?” @ Artist’s Row | Salem, MA
8’x8’ public mural, and booklet as Surface+Symbol (José Rivera + Alyssa Irizarry)

Vespers 08: “Seasonalities” | Somerville, MA
Experimental score, performance

Non-event Showcase Group Exhibition: Untitled Lobby installation @ Le Laboratoire | Cambridge, MA
8 channel audio installation, technical director/contributor

“Electric Streams” @ Goethe Institut Boston | Boston, MA
AV performance

Untitled Staircase Installation @ Goethe Institut Boston | Boston, MA
8 channel audio installation, technical director/contributor

“Water + Way” for Mural Slam, @ Salem Arts Festival | Salem, MA
8’x4’ maplike mural of Salem’s waterways as Surface+Symbol

“Electric Streams of Wind (Silvering The Edges of Broken Clouds)” | Cambridge, MA
8 channel installation and audio work for MIT Green Building

“Investigating the Sonic Commons” @ List Visual Arts Building | Cambridge, MA
Lecture/performance, AV presentation, MIT Sound Creations group exhibition

Together Boston Festival @ Middlesex Lounge | Cambridge, MA
Solo AV performance

“Black Pond” by Jessica Rinland
Sound recording, mixing, editing and design for 50 min. film

Performance Xfest 2017 Group Exhibition @ Holyoke City Hall | Holyoke, MA

Rare Frequency, Podcast 58 @ WZBC 90.3fm | Newton, MA
Radio performance

AV performance @ Le Laboratoire | Cambridge, MA

2016
“The Document” @ fortyK Gallery | Cambridge, MA
Solo AV presentation, group exhibition

“Planes” by Janne Holtermann
Sound design for 45 min. film

“Control Automation” by Yusef Audeh
Sound design for 6 min. film

Issue 21 :: Sonic Materialities for textsound.org
Contributor, published sound submissions (“Obroni tro-tro” + “32-MECHAN“)

Framework Radio :: MECHAN-032 audio presentation

“An Act Or No Future” group exhibition @ MIT List Visual Arts Center | Cambridge, MA
Solo 8 channel media installation, “A Weave, the Fragment”

Sound Creations and Kinetic Speakers Publication
Editor + graphic designer

“MetaPatterns: Processes in Time” @ MIT List Visual Arts Center | Cambridge, MA
Co-curator, solo 8 channel audio performance

AV Performance @ Le Laboratoire | Cambridge, MA

Drift Podcast featuring Andy Graydon
Producer:: Sound design, recording

2015
5 Actions, Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957 @ ICA Boston
4 experimental music performances, workshops, group exhibition

“Reflections of a Thousand Faces” @ MIT List Visual Art Center | Cambridge, MA
12 channel sound installation

MECHAN-032 : building systems @ MIT List Visual Art Center | Cambridge, MA
Digital self-release, sound

“Continuum of Unmeshed Space”
Digital self-release, sound

“Random Sequence” by Erin O’Malley
Sound design for digital video

Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo
Sound design for digital video

Pangea Project 59 @ Venture Compound | St. Petersburg, FL
Solo AV performance

2014
Memory Surface
Digital self-release, sound

AV Performance @ Seahive | Sarasota, FL

2013
Sounds of Abetenim, Ghana
Digital self-release, sound

Design & construction of performance space for youth dance & drumming group @ Abetenim, Ghana

2012
MOCA Cleveland Musicircus_Soundwalks for John Cage | Cleveland, OH
Digital self-release, sound

2011
Forms:Topographic
Digital self-release, sound


Residencies

2020
Studios @ MASS MoCA | North Adams, MA
Artist-in-Residence

2013
Nka Foundation | Abetenim, Ghana
Art, Architecture + Sound Artist-in-Residence

2009
Building Bridges Arts Collaborative | Cleveland, OH
Graphic Designer + Artist-in-Residence

Honors + Awards
2020
Cambridge Artist Relief Grant
Assets for Artists Capacity-Building Grant
Studios @ MASS MoCA + CreateWell Financial Wellness Residency

2019
Cambridge Arts Council Grant | Cambridge, MA

2017
Distinction in Teaching Award, Harvard University

2015—2017
Department of Architecture 2-Year Graduate Fellowship, MIT
School of Architecture + Planning
MIT ACT Pilot Grants
Directors Grants, Council for the Arts @ MIT

2007—2011
Oscar Ritchie Memorial & Trustee’s Scholarships, Kent State University

2008
LERCIP Intern Team of the Year
Architecture & Facilities Division
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


Work
2018—2020
Harvard University, Media & Technology Services | Cambridge, MA
Freelance Media Technician, Sound Engineer + Videographer

2015—2020
Non-Event Experimental Music Concert Series | Boston, MA
Freelance Live Sound Engineer + Graphic Designer

2018
Beyond Walls Mural Festival | Lynn, MA
Artist Assistant (Lift Certified)

2017—2018
Multicultural Arts Center | Cambridge, MA
Production Assistant_Sound and Lighting Engineer

2017
Brightspot/Project Brooklyn | Cambridge, MA
Experience Design Contractor/Consultant

2012—2015
Schumacher Homes | Canton, OH
Architectural Designer

2010
BHDP | Columbus, OH
Architectural Intern

Kent State University, College of Architecture and Environmental Design | Kent, OH
Laser-Cutter + Print Room Technician

2007—2008
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) | Cleveland, OH
LERCIP Intern, Architecture & Facilities Division