EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography 
University of Washington, 2009

User Experience Design Immersive Certificate
General Assembly, 2018

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018  100 Days, Artist Series at Starbucks, Seattle, WA / Partnership with Photographic Center Northwest
2017  The evening and the evening out. Feast Arts Center, Tacoma, WA
2017  Take / Cover, OV Project Space, Portland, OR
2016  Summer Featured Artist, Kit and Ace, Seattle, WA
2015  Islanded, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA / Funded in part by 4 Culture
2015  reduced to fragments, Two Shelves, Seattle, WA
2014  Last to Last, Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR
2013  Pine, 95 YESLER, Seattle, WA
2013  Homebody, GAM Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2011  Some Sort of Semblance, OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011  Gasping Breaths for Beating Hearts, Angle Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010  Glint of the Broken, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010  Watching for Transport, Cafe Racer, Seattle, WA
2010  Time-Proof, Gallery 40, Seattle, WA
2010  As Bugs in Amber, The Palm Room, Seattle, WA

 

TWO + THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 

2017  What happens in a dark place. The Vestibule, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Alyson Provax
2017  Future Potential of Dreams, Los Angeles, CA / In collaboration with Yael Nov + Megumi Shauna Arai
2016  Landscape: Seas of Salt, Party in the Park, commissioned by Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Sierra Stinson
2015  Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Joe Rudko + Colleen RJC Bratton
2014  This is the Way, ArtsWest, Seattle, WA / With Joana Stillwell + Flynn Bickley
2013  A Building for Breathing, GAGE Gallery, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Gala Bent
2013  Pair/Pare, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Jason Hirata
2012  Pacific Motel, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Maggie Carson Romano
2011  Bring to Light, Vignettes, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Julia Salamonik

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  You Don't Disappear, Seattle First Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA
2017  Notions of Home, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2017  Here's to the Future, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
2017  Out of Sight, Schoenfelds building, Seattle, WA
2017  Art as Resistance, The Center for Fine Art Photography + StrangeFire Collective, Denver, CO
2017  Future Isms, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016  Destroy to Create, The MakeSpace, Harrisburg, PA
2016  Unknown Landscapes, North Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016  Environs, Occasional Gallery, Burlington, WA
2016  #memory_archive, Photobook Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2016  13 Chambers, group anthology film, Seattle, WA + various film festivals
2016  Break into Complexity, Kit and Ace, Seattle, WA
2015  Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
2015  Bellingham National Art Exhibition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA / Juried by Scott Lawrimore
2014  Winter, Hotel Alexis, Seattle, WA
2014  Of The Afternoon Issue VI, Darnley Gallery, London, England
2014  Showcase 14 Pop-Up and Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014  Favorite Art Projects Pop-Up, Sugar Pill, Seattle, WA
2014  Standing on the Frontier Vol. 2, Unit 24 Gallery, London, England
2013  S M L, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013  NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
2013  VIGIL, LoveCityLove, Seattle, WA
2013  Musings, PCNW, Seattle, WA / Juried by John Bennette
2013  Photo&Print, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, England / Juried by John Stezaker
2013  Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece
2013  Open Water, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA / Juried by Matthew Gamber
2013  Seattle Sketchbook Show, GAGE Academy of Arts, Seattle, WA
2013  Strange Coupling, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA / In collaboration with Alexandria Kewitt
2013  Hearst 8x10 Biennial, Hearst Tower, New York, NY
2013  Chamber Music, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2013  Green Gothic, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012  Outside the Box, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012  The End at EXPO 90, Cairo Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012  Arrest Me, Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA / Juried by Scott Lawrimore
2012  Slideluck Seattle IX, Seattle, WA
2012  Small Voids, Public Installation, Seattle, WA; Portland,OR; Oakland, CA
2012  NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
2012  Can’t Get There From Here, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
2012  New Members Show, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012  Parallel Worlds of the Land and the Sea, Topaz Tundra, Tucson, AZ
2012  Red Current (Sweet Fruit), Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011  NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
2011  Show and Tell, Pop-Up Gallery, New York, NY
2011  Gallery (206), Pop-Up Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010  (unwrapped), Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA / Juried by Sam Davidson, Marita Dingus, Jen Graves
2010  10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
2010  Breast, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010  Air, Water, Fire-We Will Leave the Earth Behind, NEPO House, Seattle, WA
2010  Home_Page Project, NEPO House, Seattle, WA
2009 Critical Eye, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA / Juried by Robert Yoder

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

ongoing Vignettes, Seattle, WA, / Curated by Sierra Stinson and Serrah Russell
2018  a lone, streets of Seattle, WA / Sponsored by The Bill & Ruth True Foundation + Curated by Vignettes + Gramma
2016  Just Visiting, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA / Curated by Rafael Soldi and Serrah Russell
2011 - 2015  Violet Strays, 105 online exhibitions / Curated + Founded by Alyssa Volpigno and Serrah Russell
2014 - 2015  NEPO 5K Don't Run, streets of Seattle, WA / Curated by Klara Glosova, Zack Bent, Sierra Stinson and Serrah Russell
2013  Both Are: a compound love story, PRISM, Seattle, WA
2012  Bouquet: found or forgotten, Paper Hammer Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 Lightness, City Arts Festival, Seattle, WA / Curated by Amanda Manitach and Serrah Russell
2011  Soft Desires I Can Trace, NEPO House, Seattle, WA
2009  Satellite Exhibitions Programming, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2009  Our Family, CAIRO, Seattle, WA

 

TEACHING + LECTURES

2016 - 2018  Photography Instructor, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2018  Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2017  Photography Instructor, Feast Arts, Tacoma, WA
2017  Visiting Artist, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2017  Visiting Artist, Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA
2017  Visiting Lecturer, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
2017  Visiting Artist, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2016  Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2015  Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
2012  Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2010  Artist Salon Lecturer, SAM Remix, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
  

 

ART COMMISSIONS

2017  Parenthoods, Lollipop Magazine, Tacoma, WA
2016  Landscape: Seas of Salt, Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA
2015  Storefronts, Shunpike, Bellevue, WA
2013  Chamber Music, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

 

GRANTS, AWARDS + NOMINATIONS

2017  Brink Award Nominee
2016  James W. Ray Nominee
2015  Brink Award Nominee
2014  City of Seattle Art Interruptions Grant
2014  4 Culture Art Projects Awards
2013  Hearst 8x10 Honorable Mention
2009  Harold and Sylvia Tacker Award

 

COLLECTION

Henry Art Gallery Collection
Private Collections in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

2009 -  Artist + Curator, Serrah Russell Studio + Vignettes, Seattle, WA
2016 - 2017   Art Director, Prints.ly, Seattle, WA
2012 - 2014   Photo Editor, Junebug Weddings, Seattle, WA
2011 - 2012    Art Consultant + Corporate Assistant, Picture Source, Seattle, WA
2010 - 2010   Betty Bowen Award Assistant, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2009 - 2010  Satellite Exhibitions Manager, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2009 - 2009 Guest Curator and Gallery Attendant, CAIRO, Seattle, WA