Education

Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA, Fibers, 2001

Rice University, BFA, Painting, 1999

Rice University, BA, Arch, double major painting, 1999

Exhibitions

Clotheshorse Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 2019

Fiber as Metaphor Gallery Fritz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 2019

We are Shapes Solo show, Erickson Gallery, Portland, Oregon, March 2019

A Body Among Bodies Curator and participating artist, Kirkland Art Center, Seattle, Washington, February 2019

The Toy Show ANX Gallery, Portland, Oregon, December, 2017

Faculty Retrospective Art Institute of Portland, Portland, Oregon, October, 2014

Darra Keeton Retrospective Rice University, Houston, Texas , June, 2013

Swim Solo Show, Press Club, Portland, Oregon, February, 2010

The Americans Grass Hut Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2009

Balls Out! Grass Hut Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2008

Sculpture Faculty Show Portland State University, Portland, Oregon , 2004

At Home and Away Manuel Izquirdo Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2003

Pink Peek solo, Manuel Izquirdo Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2003

experience

Guest Curator, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, Washington, 2019

Founder of Couchy Empire, Toy and Playscape Design, 2012

Instructor, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2002-2004, 2015- 2018

Full-time Instructor, Art Institute of Portland, 2003- 2015 (full-time appointment in 2005)

Instructor, Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Michigan, 2001-2002