credibility

Residencies and Research

Summer-Fall 2020
Kokono Artist Residency (remote collaboration)
Omihachiman, Shiga, Japan

2020-2021
DIY Artist (Mobile) Residency
In Search of Japan Town

Summer 2009
Artist in Residence
Ragdale Foundation
Lake Forest, IL

Winter 2006/2007
Artist in Residence
Ragdale Foundation
Lake Forest, IL

Exhibitions

2016
19th International Open
Woman Made Gallery
Chicago, IL
(Juried)

2014
Under Construction
SOHO20 CHELSEA GALLERY
New York, New York
(Juried)

2014
Faculty Exhibition
Anne Brierly Gallery
New Trier Township High School
Winnetka, IL

2014
The Yoko Ono Fan Club Exhibition
University at Buffalo SUNY
Buffalo, NY
(Juried)

2012
Faculty Exhibition
Anne Brierly Gallery
New Trier Township High School
Winnetka, IL

2012
MFA Thesis Exhibition
Charles H. Scott Gallery
Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011
Paper Trail: Works on Paper
G. Funo and Monika Moki Tantoko
North Branch Projects
Chicago, IL

2011
Upon Occasion
MFA First-Year Exhibition
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011
Co-curator with Kristina Fiedrich
New Directions in Drawing Symposium
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Vancouver, BC, Canada

2010
Faculty Exhibition
Anne Brierly Gallery
New Trier Township High School
Winnetka, IL

2009
Temporary Allegiance
Gallery 400
University of Illinois Chicago

2008
BareWalls 08
School of The Art Institute of Chicago
(Juried)

2007
13th Annual Women’s International
SOHO20 CHELSEA GALLERY
511 West 25th Street, 6th floor
New York, NY
(Juried)

2007
Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet
Field Museum Plaza
Chicago, IL
(Juried)

2007
BFA Senior Exhibition
School of The Art Institute
Of Chicago
Chicago, IL


Education

Emily Carr University of Art+Design
MFA, Visual Art
2013

School of The Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, Interdisciplinary Studio with an Emphasis in Art Education
2006


Professional Activities

2016
Critical Mixed-Race Studies Conference
Presenter and Artists Panel
DePaul University,
Chicago, IL
Kiss Me I’m Passing for White: Performing Racial Identity

2007-2011
Chicago International Film Festival
Juror
Chicago, IL