Born 1981 San Francisco, CA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


MFA in Fine Arts, Parsons the New School for Design (2009)

BA in Drawing/Painting, University of California, Santa Cruz (2004)

Solo Exhibitions / Projects

Nothing’s so important that it doesn’t fall into the sea, Sunny’s, Brooklyn, NY (2018)

Feast of Fools, cloyingPARLOR, Brooklyn, New York (2016)

the spaces between seconds, Chain Gallery, Queens, NY (2014)

This is repetitive/But nothing has changed, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY (2013)

Straddling the 49th, O’Born Contemporary, Toronto, Canada (2013) *

A Feminist Tea Party, Alfred University, Alfred, NY (2012)*

At Home Tea, Pomona College Museum of Art, with Pacific Standard Time, Pomona, CA (2011)*

Low Tea, Scripps College, Pomona, CA (2011)*

Masquerade Tea, California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles, CA (2011)*

A Feminist Tea Party, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY (2010)*

Relics, Brooklyn Artillery, Brooklyn, NY (2009)

Selected Group Exhibitions / Projects


Seas, Trees, Birds & Bees, Rainforest Art Foundation, Queens, NY curated by Nancy Gesimondo

Pairings, Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY Curated by Nancy Gesimondo


Printed, Mixer Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Mixed Media, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Ingenuity, Marin Society of Artists Gallery, San Rafael, CA

small: MIGHTY, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

re:re: Patterns, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY curated by Sharon Louden

A Gathering, Spaceworks Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY curated by Erin Treacy

Introductions 2018, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY curated by Enrico Gomez


Vitamin C, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

Seeking Space, Beyond Studios, Brooklyn, NY

BLVD Projects, Rockaway Beach, NY (mural)


Seeking Space: Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY


Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair with Space Debris Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey

4heads Governors Island Art Fair, New York, NY

Anonymous Drawings, Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany / Galerie ARTQ13, Rome, Italy

Performing Animals, Etc. MINY Media Center, Brooklyn, NY collaboration with Diane Dwyer


Hippie Priest, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY curated by Nikita Vishnevskiy

In Exile, Space Debris Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Reuse Remixed, Materials for the Arts Gallery, Queens, NY


Nu Age Hustle: Shak-Tea Party, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

Superstar Frontier Land, Diane’s Circus, Brooklyn, NY*

Goddess Clap Back, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY collaboration with Damali Abrams

Never Underestimate a Monochrome, Wignall Museum of Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Girl Show, ArtScape, Baltimore, MD*

Alter Minimal, Parallel Art Space, Queens, NY

Illegitimate And Herstorical, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY curated by Emily Roysdon *


Four Minutes, Thirty-Three Seconds, LegalArt, Miami, FL

You are here forever…, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

Folles D’hiver , SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY

The Tea Dance , Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA *

Lady Parlour Games, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY. collaboration with Jennifer Dalton, Mikki Halpin and Caitlin Rueter*

Intersecting Identities, Campbell Soady Gallery, LGBT Center, New York, NY *

This room is not so tidy as the other…,Zora Art Space, Brooklyn, NY curated by Anthony Allen


Is the Art Fair a Carnival or a County Fair?, SEVEN Art Fair, #rank with Winkleman Gallery, Miami, FL *

A Feminist Tea Party, 4heads Art Fair, Governors Island, New York, NY *

A Feminist Tea Party, #class with Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY *


Hypothetical Landscapes, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Parsons MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Kitchen, New York, NY

Green Light Go, Gallery 151, New York, NY

Reading Room, Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY

Curatorial Projects

A Tonic, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)

Artificial Thrills, cloyingPARLOR, Brooklyn New York with SVA MFA Fine Arts Dept (2017)

Her History Dilemma (three-part series), cloyingPARLOR, Brooklyn, NY (2015)

Claustrophilia, HEREart Space, New York, NY (2010)

MATERIA, Cabinet Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY  co-organized with Matthew C. Wilson (2010)

Implausible Structures, Brooklyn Artillery, Brooklyn, NY (2009)

Lectures / Presentations / Critiques

Visiting Artist, BFA Final Critique, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY (2016)

Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, MFA Professional Development Seminar,  New York, NY (2016)

Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, MFA Professional Development Seminar, New York, NY (2015)

Visiting Artist, Alfred University, BFA Department,  Alfred, NY (2012)*

Visiting Artist, BFA Department,  Scripps College, Los Angeles, California (2011)*

Visiting Artist Lecture, California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles, CA (2011)*

Visiting Artist, UNC-Pembroke BFA Department, Pembroke, NC (2010)

Visiting Artist, UNC-Greensboro BFA Department, Greensboro, NC (2010)

Visiting Artist, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Art Department, Concord, NC (2010)

Panels/ Symposia

Panelist, Art Practice, Activism, and Pedagogy: Some Feminist Views, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY organized by Mira Schor (2012)

Panelist, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Sacred Nipples: A Feminist Screening and Group Discussion*

Panelist, Ask me and I will tell, College Arts Association, New York, NY (2011)*

Panelist, Feminism Seduced, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY (2010)

Panelist, Recent MFA Graduates, Pratt Institute MFA Department, Brooklyn, NY (2010)

Residencies / Honors/ Awards

Openings Collective Artist Residency, Lake George, NY (forthcoming, 2019)

Trestle Artist Residency (2019)

New Pacific Studio Artist Residency, Vallejo, CA (2018)

Openings Collective Artist Residency, Lake George, NY (2018)

Urban Glass Merit Based Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY (2018)

Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency, Chapala, Mexico (2017)

Turkeyland Cove Foundation Artist Residency, Edgartown, MA (2016)

Distinguished Alumni, Fine Arts Department, University of California, Santa Cruz (2015)

Ora Lerman Trust Artist Residency, Laceyville, PA (2014)

Puffin Foundation Artist Grant (2013)

Ellen Hoffman Memorial Fellowship, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY (2012)

Graduate Dean’s Scholarship, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY (2008-2009)

Selected Press

“Nancy Gesimondo curates exhibition at Rainforest Art Foundation” Queens Times

“Local Teaching Artist Loves Rose Quartz and Sacred Geometry” Arts in Bushwick

Go!Push Pops, “Shak-Tea Party (An Experience Reviewed)” Posture Magazine

D’Agostino, Paul “Saturday Night Saunters in Hoods Begging Names” The L Magazine

Hybenova, Katarina “Some Parallels Drawn at Parallel Art Space” Bushwick Daily

Galloway, Jordan “Talk Flows at A Feminist Tea Party” Brooklyn Based

“Weekly Art Rx: Tea and Feminism” Hyperallergic

“Take Back the Tea Party!” Brooklyn Based

Miranda, Carolina A. “This Week: Must-See Arts in the City” WNYC Culture Blog

Kalm, James “Jennifer Dalton’s An Evening of Lady Parlour Games” Art Review

Haegele, Katie,  “Female Gazing: A Day with the Young Women’s Caucus for Art,” Bitch Magazine

Ashraf, Anatole, “Claustrophila Review” NY Arts Magazine Fall 2011 Reviews

Schor, Mira, “A Feminist Tea Party,” The Huffington Post

Johnson, Paddy “The Week of Conferences: Event Picks” Art Fag City

Wiener, Mark and Linda DiGusta, “Conceptual Kitchens and Others,” The Huffington Post

Terry, Justin, “Hypothetical Landscapes at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery” Art Critical

* denotes A Feminist Tea Party collaboration with Caitlin Rueter