Education

M.F.A. in Photography and Painting, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX, 2021. In Progress

B.F.A. in Advertising Design, the Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2009.

A.A.A. in Visual Communications, the Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX, 1998.

Group Exhibitions

“I <3 Art, Art Auction,” curated by Color Me Empowered, The Gallery at the Continental Lofts, Dallas, TX, Nov 2017. (Howard the Duck)

“10th Anniversary Show,” curated by ArtLoveMagic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Mar 2017. (Queen Latifah. Divine)

“Nasty Women,” Sunset Art Studios, Mar 2017 (Stomached)

“The Mixtape,” curated by ArtLoveMagic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Dec 2016. (Queen Latifah. DJ Spinderella)

“The Art of the Lens,” curated by ArtLoveMagic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Apr 2016. (Jette. Victory)

“Women in Art,” curated by Art Love Magic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Mar 2016. (Tattoo’d)

“Its Just a Story Two,” curated by Robb Conover, touring Dallas Public Libraries, 2015. (That Lil Old Woman)

“Toast to Life,” Resource Center Toast to Life, Dallas, TX, Feb 2013. (In Waiting)

“32x50,” curated by Robb Conover, Buli’s Cafe, Dallas, TX, Sept 2010. (Chained)

Poetry Performances

“C3 Visiting Artist, “ Spiderweb Salon, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, projected Sept 2019

“Women in Art,” curated by Art Love Magic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Mar 2016.

“This is True 2,” curated by Art Love Magic, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX, Sept 2015.

“DFW Vagina Monologues,” Featured Poet, Sue Ellens, Dallas, TX, Jan 2015.

“In the Words of a Sistah: the Evolution,” Black Academy of Arts & Letters, Dallas, TX, May 2014.

“Words of Hope & Healing,” curated by DARCC, Apr 2014.

“In the Words of a Sistah: Brining that Fire,” South Dallas Cultural Center, Dallas, TX, Mar 2014.

Feature, “Verse & Rhyme,” Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, TX, Nov 2013.

Special Guest, “Art Amok,” Atlanta, GA, Oct 2013.

Feature, “St Paul UMC,” Dallas, TX, Sept 2013.

“Battle of the Metroplex,” Poor David’s Pub, Dallas, TX, Aug 2013.

“Words of Hope & Healing,” curated by DARCC, Apr 2013.

“Miss DFW Scholarship Organization,” Open Mic Competition, McKinney, TX, May 2013.

“National Poetry Slam,” Forth Worth Slam Team, Boston, MA, 2013.

“WoWPS Qualifier,” Fort Worth, TX, Jan 2012.

“Juneteenth Celebration,” South Dallas Cultural Center, Dallas, TX, Jun 2011.

“MLK Slam,” UT Arlington Bluebonnet Room, Arlington, TX, 2011.

“MLK Slam,” UT Arlington Bluebonnet Room, Arlington, TX, 2010.

“National Poetry Slam,” Forth Worth Slam Team, Madison, WI, 2018.

Misc performances throughout DFW, 2007-2011.

Publications

“Adapt,” “Accommodate/Autism Speaks,” Spiderweb Salon, 2019

Filipino Artist Directory, 2019.

Multiple Paintings & Photography, TAYO magazine, Issue 4, 2013.

“the calling,” “give me a reason,” “fighting for strength,” “Janean Livingston,” TAYO Magazine, Issue 3, 2012.

“Jason Carney,” We Merge Magazine #9, 2010.

“Joaquin Zihuatanejo,” Appleseed Magazine, 2010.

“Tattoo'd,” TAYO Magazine Issue 2, 2010

Presentations

“Branding and Marketing for Creatives,” Selling Your He(Art),” Brain Tease, VivaLounge, Dallas, TX, Apr 2016.

Grants and Awards

“Helen Thomas Perry Endowment Scholarship for Art,” Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX, 2019. ($2,000)

“Best Female Photographer,” North Texas Spoken Word Awards, Dallas, TX, 2014.

“Outstanding Volunteer,” Filipino Folk Arts Theatre, Dallas, TX, 1998.

“Outstanding Volunteer,” DCTV, Dallas, TX, 1998.

Work Experience

Graphic Designer, XL Digital, Dallas, TX, 2014-present.

Graphic Designer, Homeland Healthcare, Allen, TX, 2013-2014.

Graphic Designer, G.E.S., Dallas, TX, 2013.

Graphic Designer, Sally White & Associates, Dallas, TX, 2012.

Graphic Designer, Dell Services, Plano, TX, 2011.

Misc. Work Experience

Executive Producer, Mustache Envy Productions, Dallas, TX, 2015-present.

Media Coordinator/Teaching Artist, Young DFW Writers, Dallas, TX, 2014-2018.

Registration Coordinator, Texas Queerlesque Festival, Dallas, TX, 2017.

Registration Coordinator, Texas Queerlesque Festival, Dallas, TX, 2016.

Graphic Designer, The Body is Not an Apology, (Freelance), 2016-2017.

Director of Media, Citichurch of Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2012-2016.

Photographer (Monthly), Mustache Envy Productions, Dallas, TX, 2013-2015.

Photographer (Weekly), Tuesday Tease, Dallas, TX, 2012-2014.

Co-Founder/Co-Producer, Mustache Envy, Dallas, TX, 2010-2011.

Photographer, Resource Center Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2007-2015

Photographer, Gaybingo, Dallas, TX, 2007-2009; 2013-2014.

Historian and Social Media, Fort Worth Slam Team, Fort Worth, TX, 2007-2014.

Manager, Duke of Dallas Drag Kings, Dallas, TX, 2007-2008.

Talent Coordinator, Dallas International Festival, Dallas, TX. 2001-2002

Co-Coordinator, John Rene Rodriguez Memorial Fund, Dallas, TX, 2001-2002.

Production Assistant & Performer, Filipino Folk Arts Theatre, Dallas, TX, 1997-2010