CV

EDUCATION

Masters Art and Public Policy
New York University
New York, NY
Class of 2016

Bachelors of Arts, Political Science
Bachelors of Business, International Business
Auckland University
Auckland, New Zealand
Class of 2013

_

CURRENT

Amplifier, Deputy Director, United States, May 2016 - Current

Vera Project, Board Member, October 2018 - ongoing

_

SELECT CURATION / PUBLIC SPACE

Sanctuary: Design For Belonging, Co-Curator, American Institute of Architects, Seattle, December 2018 - February 2019

Hear Our Voice, Curator, traveling exhibition: Los Angeles, Seattle, Asheville, Detroit, New York, 2017

OUROBOROS: Reclaim public space!, Curator, Superchief Gallery Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York, November 2016

Queens Wharf Curator, Summer Program Placemaker, Auckland, New Zealand, August 2012 - March 2017

Block Party, Founder + Curator, Queens Wharf, New Zealand, December 2014 - May 2016

nowHERE, Curator, LoveCityLove, Seattle, Washington, August 2015

All Fresco Street Art Festival, Co-Founder + Curator, Auckland, New Zealand, May 2013 - April 2015

Conversations in Mind, Curator, Waterfront Auckland, New Zealand, February - March 2013

Drums Between The Bells, Facilitator, Next Wave Festival, Installation Assistant to Tiffany Singh, Melbourne, Australia, May 2013

Petals and Prem, Producer, Queens Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand, February 2012 - 2013 

First Thursdays Festival, Founder and Curator, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2009 - December 2012

Art Week Auckland, Producer, Founding Team Member, City Wide Event, Auckland, New Zealand, October 2010 - 2012

_

PUBLIC SPEAKING & SELECT PUBLICATIONS

How to Amplify Grassroots Movements, Presenter, Arts Leadership Conference, Seattle University, Seattle, February 2019

The Art of Persuasion, Presenter, Mohai Museum, Seattle, January 2019 

Change Makers Conference, Keynote Speaker, Hubweek, Boston, October 2018

Seattle Design Festival 2018 Private Launch, Presenter, American Institute of Architects, Seattle, Washington, August 2018

Shifting Culture Through Art, Panel Moderator, Amplifier Art Lab, Seattle, Washington, June 2018. 

Creative Resistance: Creatives Using their Unique Platform for Change, Panelist, FORM Festival, Acrosanti, Arizona, May 2018

The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change, Presenter, Brooklyn Museum, New York, October 2017

Olympic Sculpture Park Tour, Presenter, SAM REMIX, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, August 2017

Discussing Empowerment Through the Visual Arts, Presenter, Asheville, NC, June 2017

West Hollywood Women's Leadership Conference, Presenter, Los Angeles, CA, May 2017

Art x Advocacy, Presenter Panel Discussion, Washington, DC, April 2017

Hear Our Voice Pannel Discussion on Art and Activist, Panelist, CoCA Seattle, February 2017

New York University, Panelist, Art and Public Policy Department Public Talk, December 2016

_

AWARDS

The Loisaida Center Fellowship, Researcher and Artist Residency, New York, New York, April - June 2016

New York University Research Fellowship, New York, New York, Summer of 2016

Aspen Leadership Conference, Special Guest Attendee, Aspen, Colorado, July 2016

Placemaking Leadership Council, November 2015 - Current

Incredible Edge Conference, Sponsored Attendee, Auckland New Zealand 2013

_

VOLUNTEER

Asia Pacific American Institute, Climate Working Group, Consultant, July 2017 - Present