Born 1979 Cleveland, OH. Lives and Works in Brooklyn, NY

2015 Doctoral Candidate, Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (Anticipated 2019)
2008 MFA, Advanced Photo, Bard College-International Center Of Photography, NY, NY
2003 BS, PhotoIllustration/Journalism, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2018 HASS Graduate Fellowship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY
2018 First Prize, McKinney Writing Contest, Graduate Poetry, RPI, Troy, NY
2018 First Prize, McKinney Writing Contest, Graduate Electronic Media, RPI, Troy, NY
2017 First Place, International Video Competition, Sofia Queer Forum, Sofia, Bulgaria
2017 HASS Graduate Fellowship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
2017 NYSCA Community Arts Grant, with Elizabeth Press, Troy, NY
2015 Rensselaer Graduate Fellowship, Electronic Arts, RPI, Troy, NY
2015 BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, BRIC Arts | Media, Brooklyn, NY
2014 CCI Fabrika, Artist-in-Residence, Moscow, Russia
2013 Jerome Foundation Travel Grant (for travel to Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, Fall 2014)
2013 Artist Grant and Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012 Habitable Spaces, Artist-in-Residence, Seguin, TX
2008 Lisette Model Scholarship for Excellence in Photography, ICP, New York, NY
2004 Editors’ Award for Outstanding Achievement in Photo, Fusion Magazine, Kent, OH
2004 Advisers’ Award for Excellence in Visual Impact, Fusion Magazine, Kent, OH
2002 Julius Greenfield Prize in Photography, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Collaborative work

2018 A Nip of Xtals & Shrooms, with Michelle Temple, performance of A Drawing Out :: Lactic
 by Vicki Kereszi, Chanda Lindsay, and Heather Marsh, 51 3rd, Troy, NY
2017 Constant as the Sun, with Kate Sopko, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH 
2016 The Fixers, Of the People, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2016 The Fixers, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
2013 Outside(r), with Kate Sopko, Associated Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Ctrl+Alt+Del, with Kate Sopko, Zygote Press Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2012 Join Us, Various authors organized by Sharon Hayes with Angela Beallor,
   global aCtIVISm, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
2012 Join Us, Various authors organized by Sharon Hayes with Angela Beallor, installation as a part
   of Sharon Hayes: There's so much I want to say to you, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
2011 (In)Habit (in collaboration with Kate Sopko and PJ Doran), Cleveland, OH
2011 Greatest Love of All, Collaboration with Niknaz Tavakolian and Kerry Downey,
   Penthouse of the Holiday Inn, Congress of Collectives, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

Solo work
2019 Too Young, RPI Graduate Arts Exhibition, Collar Works, Troy, NY (forthcoming)
2018 Please People Please: RPI Graduate Arts Exhibition, Collar Works, Troy, NY
2017 The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
2017 Electronic Arts Exhibition, Collar Works, Troy, NY
2016 Electronic Arts Graduate Show, West Hall, RPI, Troy, NY
2015 Electronic Arts Graduate Show, West Hall, RPI, Troy, NY
2013 Generations IX: Red/Pink, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Queer Manor Presents!, Queer Manor, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Fool’s Journey, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Hypnagogia, East BridgeNyc, New York, NY
2010 Into The Neon, Chashama Project Space, New York, NY
2010 The Exquisite Landscape: A Transcription of Sight, Intl Center of Photography, NY, NY
2009 Ten at 25CPW: Emerging Artists Using Photography, 25CPW Gallery, New York, NY
2009 ...and now we don’t, (Solo Exhibition), Border Street Center, Boston, MA
2008 Fireproof, SHO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008 if x, then y, Bard-ICP MFA Solo Thesis Exhibition, Intl Center of Photo, New York, NY
2008 Fourteen, Bard-ICP MFA Group Thesis Exhibition, Intl Center of Photo, New York, NY
2008 Videogarden, Bard College-International Center of Photography Studios, Queens, NY
2007 Escape the Noise, Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland, OH
2006 destination: Another Place, Willoughby Fine Art Association, Willoughby, OH
2006 Recent Work, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2006 Cleveland Artists on View, Pilgrim Church, Cleveland, OH
2005 AllGoSigns: Art & Media, Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland, OH
2005 AllGoSigns: Art & Media, Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland, OH
2004 Latin America: Exposures, Gallery of Photographic Arts, Cleveland, OH

2017 I Want a Baby!, REVisited (Lecture), AEther, Sofia, Bulgaria (forthcoming)
2017 I Want a Baby!, REVisited (Lecture), Creative Hall Studio, Sofia, Bulgaria
2016 The Fixers, Bop Stop, Cleveland, OH
2016 The Fixers, Stonebrook Montessori, Cleveland, OH
2016 The Fixers, People’s Justice & Peace Convention, Cleveland, OH
2016 The Fixers, Opportunity, Poverty and National Policy: A Conversation at the 2016 RNC,
   Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
2016 The Fixers, American Dream: A Symposium at the Intersection of Art and Politics,
   Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
2016 The Fixers, Cleveland Public Library Main Branch, Cleveland, OH
2016 Narrative Justice: A Conversation in Four Channels (Kate Sopko in conversation with  
   Dan Lyles, Angela Beallor, and Elizabeth Press), Einstein’s Brain, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
2016 Inflamed: A Litany for Burning Condoms, Femmes’ Video Art Festival, Los Angeles
   Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA. (Editor, collaborative 16mm lm by LJ Roberts,
   Ted Kerr, Chaplain Chris Jones, and Niknaz)
2014 Inflamed: A Litany for Burning Condoms, Preservatif, Stockholm Space, Milwaukee, WI
2010 Conversation, Anti-Oxidant, The Den, Brooklyn, NY

2019 MG (aka I Want a Baby! Reimagined), EMPAC, Troy, NY (forthcoming)
2018 Linda Montano, DAD ART: An Audience Interaction GRIEF/LOVE/LIFE, C+CC, Troy, NY
2014 Angry Women REvisited, SubletSeries, Here Art Space, New York, NY
2013 Angry Women REvisited, Hot! Festival, Dixon Place, New York, NY
2012 FIGHT OLD GHOSTS, NEW FORT!, (Curated by Hanna Wilde), Tammany Hall, NY, NY
2008 A Night of Questions, The International Center for Photography Studios, Queens, NY
2008 Stewards of the Lost Lands Book Release, C-Space, Cleveland, OH
2006 Labor: A Poet’s Work is Never Done, Escuela Popular, Cleveland, OH

Tobias Carroll, "Labor, Intimacy, and Revolution: An Unlikely Artistic Convergence," Vol. 1 Brooklyn, September 18, 2017.
Michelle R. Smith, “The Few But True Artists Committed to Community,”, September 14, 2017.
Michael Gill, “MOCA’s Constant: How to Engage Community?,” CAN Journal, June 2017.
Steven Litt, “MOCA’s new ‘Constant as the Sun’ Show Portrays Great Lakes Artists in Search of Community,", June 10, 2017.
Erin O’Brien, “American Dream, Constant Sun illuminate MOCA,”, June 8, 2017.
Josh Usmani, “Sprawling MOCA Cleveland Summer Exhibitions Open to the Public Tonight,”, June 2, 2017.
Perry Brass, "The Manly Pursuit of Desire—What Holds Us Together? 'The Work of Love, the Queer of Labor,' and 'AIDS at Home,'" Huffington Post, May 29, 2017.
Nikki Delamotte, “Cleveland’s ‘The Fixers’ film series earned national attention during RNC, leaves lasting impact,”, July 29, 2016. 
Corinne Segal, “Watch the ‘American Dream’ melt, and other artistic moments at RNC, DNC,” PBS NewsHour, July 23, 2016.
Max Rivlin-Nadler, “The Cleveland That Republicans Won’t See, Unpacked In Six Short Films,” The Gothamist, July 19, 2016.
Julia Christensen, “During the RNC, Two Art Projects Amplify the Voices of Ohio’s Citizens,”, July 19, 2016.
Laura DeMarco, “RNC 2016: A melting American Dream highlights artistic responses to Republican convention,”, July 19, 2016.
Afi Scruggs, “Cleveland Film Series Reveals a Side of the City Delegates Probably Won’t See,”, July 18, 2016.
Kate Sopko, Interview, In ‘The Fixers,’ A Glimpse Of Cleveland That Goes Deeper Than The Guidebook, All Things Considered, NPR, July 17, 2016.
Jillian Steinhauer, “The Cleveland artists waiting for Donald Drumpf,” The Guardian, July 16, 2016.
Vivian Goodman, “Showing an Unvarnished Picture of Cleveland to The RNC,”, July 13, 2016.
Emily Colucci, “People Have The Power: “Of the people” At Smack Mellon,” (review), July 6, 2016.
Kate Sopko, Interview, “The Fixers,” The CLEcast, July 2016.
“’The Fixers’ are highlighting Cleveland,” WKYC, July 1, 2016.
Alex, Baca, “Why the RNC Won’t Do a Thing for Cleveland,”, July 2016.
“Arts Meets Politics,” Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, Accessed July 2016.
Douglas Max Utter, “Not Dead Yet: Kate Sopko’s The Fixers,” CAN Journal, May 2016.
Eric Sandy, “‘The Fixers’ Release First Video, Opening Reception Happens Tonight,” Cleveland Scene, May 20, 2016.
Patrick Cooley, “‘Fixers’ Filmmakers hope to show less sanitized version of Cleveland before Republican National Convention,”, April 15, 2016.
Jay Miller, “Artist’s projects get to heart of issues,” Crain’s Cleveland, April 10, 2016.
Anne Swartz, “Archive as Narration,” Art Pulse Magazine, Accessed September 2016.
Mike Newton, “Review: There’s So Much I Want to Say to You,” The Indypendent, September 4, 2012.
Kyle Tidd, “Photographing Protest," (review), July 25, 2012.
Paul W. Morris, "Skeuomorphisms: Abe's Penny," BOMB Magazine, June 1, 2010.

2014 Abe’s Penny, writing with artist Hyla Skopitz, Vol. 1.4, added to permanent collection of
   The Brooklyn Museum Library
2013 Abe’s Penny, writing with artist Hyla Skopitz, Vol. 1.4, added to permanent collection of
   The Museum of Modern Art Library
2012 Collaborative essay with Kerry Downey, Knuckles to Fists, Blade of Grass Blog
2012 Cover art and design, Ghosts & Projectors Reading Series Chapbook
2012 Photography, Capricious Magazine No. 12 (Curated by Emily Roysdon)
2012 Catalogue, Fool’s Journey, Proteus Gowanus
2010 Writing and design, The Artist is Absent, 25CPW Gallery
2009 Writing, Abe’s Penny, with artist Hyla Skopitz, Vol. 1.4
2009 Photography, Lumina Poetry Journal, Sarah Lawrence College
2006 Writing, ArtCrimes, #21
2005 Photography and design, Oh Yes, This Was Earned, chapbook by Kate Sopko
2004 Photo-essay, “Struggle and Identity in Nicaragua: Sexual Minorities,” Fusion Magazine

2018 I Want a Baby!, TFT reading/discussion, Troy Foundry Theatre Pop-Up Summer Salon, Troy, NY
2017 Artist panel, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
2014 Elektrozavod, Curatorial Triangle, Moscow, Russia
2014 CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia
2007 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2007 International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2005 Gallery of Photographic Art, Cleveland, OH
2016 Teaching Assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (Media Imaging Studio)
2016 Coordinator, Breathing Lights Art Awards, Troy, NY
2010-2015 Studio Coordinator, Matthew Buckingham Studio, Queens, NY
2011-2015 Studio Coordinator, Sharon Hayes Studio, Queens, NY
2011-2012 Artist Assistant, Joan Rubin Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2010-2012 Video Assistant, Teach for America, New York, NY
2007-2009 Artist Assistant, Siobhan Liddell Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2007-2008 Studio Manager, Bard-International Center of Photo MFA Studios, Queens, NY

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