BFA, Painting 2011 San Francisco State University CA

BFA, Painting 2007-2008 San Francisco Art Institute CA

Painting 2007 San Francisco City College C



Grants and Awards

"Narrative Through Mixed Media and Sculpture" June 5-17 2016 artist residency,

Watershed Center for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Newcastle Maine.

Root Division artist in residence 2014-Current, San Francisco, CA .

SFSU grant 2010 and 2011,SFAI grant 2007.

C.S.S.S.A California arts scholar 1995 and 1996, Calarts Valencia CA.



Solo and Group Exhibitions


2018 "Tender Life" solo exhibition of ceramics and hand drawn comics reflecting on the artists life circa 1999-2004 living and working the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco. Tenderloin Museum gallery, San Francisco CA.


2017 "Wild" group exhibition of 22 artists curated by Marisa Aragona. Root Division Gallery, San Francisco CA. 


2015 "Ghost Canoe" exhibition of ceramics and paintings at Scott Ellsworth Gallery, San Francisco CA. 


2015 Viridian's 26th annual international juried exhibition, Lauren Hinkson, Curator, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum. Viridian Gallery, New York, NYC. 


2015 "Suggested Reading",a curated library of the past, paintings, and ceramics. Bird and Beckett @Ex Libris Gallery San Francisco, CA. 


2015 "Still Life", group show Root Division, San Francisco, CA.


2015 "Soft Explosions", solo show at Four Barrel. San Francisco, CA.


2013 Group show at Adobe Books Gallery for open studios, San Francisco, CA.


2012 "Spectral Bodies and Aural Hotties" Dan Olsen and Holly Coley group show, 

Wix Lounge SF CA.


2012 “Woods” Nooworks gallery, San Francisco CA.


2011 “Roy Paintings” Ooma Gallery, San Francisco CA.


2010 “Organic and Architectural Drawings” Nooworks Gallery, San Francisco CA.


2008 “Paintings” Root Division Gallery, San Francisco CA.


2008 “Ghosts of Spring”, Spring show, Doe Boutique and Gallery San Francisco CA.


2006 “Upstairs”, Pauline’s Gallery San Francisco CA.


2004 “Women on Red Velvet Paper” The Lexington Club San Francisco CA.


2003 “Snowflakes” Edo Gallery and Salon San Francisco CA.


2003 “Three Paintings in the Treehouse” Needles and Pins Gallery San Francisco CA.



Other Projects

2014-present. Root Division affiliate artist/ teaching artist. 

2014-2018 Southern Exposure's Monster Drawing Rally Artist SF CA

2008 Eleanor Haywood Gallery mural project under the direction of Suzanne Husky, San Francisco CA