Master of Fine Arts, Conceptual and Information Arts, with honors, San Francisco State University, 2008
Areas of focus include digital media, video and interactive media
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art and Art History, with distinction, University of Virginia, 2004
Areas of focus include digital art and contemporary public art
2015 Cross-School Funds, Parsons The New School for Design
2014 Digital Media and Learning Catalyst Grant, The New York Community Trust
2014 Student Research Assistant Fund Award, Parsons The New School for Design
2013 New York Film and Video Grant, The Jerome Foundation
2013 Digital Media and Learning Spark Grant, The New York Community Trust
2013 Student Research Assistant Fund Award, Parsons The New School for Design
2009 Post-Graduate Fulbright Scholar, Australian-American Fulbright Commission
2008 Headlands Center for the Arts Studio Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts
2008 Distinguished Graduate Award, San Francisco State University, California
2006 Murphy Fine Arts Fellow, The San Francisco Foundation, California
2006 Christine Tamblyn Women in New Media Fellow, San Francisco State University
Director of Summer and Pre-College Programs, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, 2012 – Present, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
Academic Advisor, 2010 – 2012, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
Visiting Artist, 2009 – 2010, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Digital Media Instructor, 2008 – 2009, BAYCAT Center for Art and Technology, San Francisco
"Drawing/Imaging," Parsons Instructor of Record, 2013-Present
“Explorations in Drawing, ” Parsons, Instructor of Record, 2012
“Unplugged Programming: Rules, Recipes and Code,” San Francisco State University, Teaching Assistant, 2008
“Conceptual Strategies for Digital Media,” San Francisco State University, Teaching Assistant, 2007
“Introduction to Art and Technology,” San Francisco State University, Teaching Assistant, 2007
“Art and Image,” San Francisco State University, Teaching Assistant, 2006
COMMUNITY ARTS INITIATIVES AND VOLUNTEER WORK
“Timeline Tapestry” (Interactive Installation) in partnership with students from BAYCAT Art and Technology Center, San Francisco, 2010.
Interactive Educational Technology Volunteer, i-Pod tour developer, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2010.
“Digital Media Manifesto” (Video, multimedia) in partnership with students from BAYCAT Art and Technology Center, San Francisco, 2008.
“Purple with Love’s Wound” (Mural) in collaboration with Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Charlottesville, Virginia, 2004.
Color Me Bad, The William King Regional Art Center, Virginia, 2012.
A Strange Sense of Calm, Botanic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
The New Show, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, 2011.
Book Power, 123 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2010.
For the Senator: Jessica Walker and Clyde McGill, RMIT School of Art, Melbourne, Australia, 2009.
Cream, From the Top, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California, 2008.
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, San Francisco State University, 2008.
On/Off: Art in the Digital Era, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz CA, 2007.
Repetitious Antics: Jessica Walker and Cyane Tornatzky, Stanford University, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, 2006.
Engendered Species, Gatov & Merlino Galleries, CSU Long Beach, 2006.
Engendered Species, The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles, 2006.
Murphy Fellowship Exhibition, The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, 2006.
Queer Eye, University of Massachusetts, Boston, The Harbor Gallery, 2006
Keune, McKay, Peppler, et al. The Importance of Portfolios for Makers, Research brief, 2014.
Keune, McKay, Peppler, et al. Survey of Makerspaces, Research brief, 2014.
Grierson, Elizabeth, Ph.D. “Art, Knowledge and Globalization: Configuring New Horizons,” exhibition essay, 2009
Davis, James. Hybrid Culture: Mix Art, featured artist in chapter, “Chron-illogical Time,” Kendall Hunt Publishers. 2007
“New Media/New Terrain: Pioneering a PhD in Creative Research,” Media-N 6, No. 1 (Summer 2010).
Arts Education Partnership National Forum, Portfolios for the Future, Panelist, Arlington, VA, 2015.
AICAD, Continuing Education and Pre-College Conference, Philadelphia, 2013.
SIGGRAPH International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Tech, Parsons Representative, Vancouver, 2011.
College Art Association, New Media/New Terrain: Pioneering a PhD in Creative Research, Chair, Chicago, 2010.
INVITED AND GUEST LECTURES
2014 Research and Activism, The New School, New York
2010 New Media Caucus Artist Colloquium, Illinois State Museum
2009 RMIT University School of Art, Melbourne, Australia
2008 Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
2006 Stanford University, Department of Art, Palo Alto, California
Art at the Institute Undergraduate Exhibition, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, 2006
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Research Library
Yale University, Haas Family Arts Library
University of Washington, Art Library
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2014 Member, Open Portfolios National Working Group, Maker Education
2012-Present Member, HIVE NYC Digital Media and Learning Network
2012-Present Steering Committee Member, Emoti-Con! Youth Digital Media and Technology Challenge
2012-Present Planning Committee Member, Portfolio Redefined
2010-2011 New Media Caucus, Resources Development Committee Chair
2006-2009 YLEM Artists Using Technology, Member