Museum of Contemporary Art, Teen Creative Agency Member, Chicago, IL                      September 2016 – Present

  •   One of 25 teens selected through a highly competitive application process for a multi-year, weekly program
  •   Plan and facilitate workshops to invite the public to engage with art in new ways
  •   Reviewed and curated work for “21 Minus a,” sociopolitical and interpersonal-themed art show

Rebirth Garments, Apprentice, Chicago, IL                                          March 2016 – Present

  •   Learned to fabricate chainmail accessories and create inclusive clothing
  •   Model products at local art shows

Manav Gupta Art/Chicago, Project Representative & Coordinator, Chicago, IL                 December 2016 – Present

  •   Coordinated a residency for a public art project addressing the environment, social change, and world peace

Norwegian Language Conversation Group, Co-Organizer, Chicago, IL                             September 2014 – Present

  •   Plan group meetings and events for weekly Norwegian language & culture conversation group

National Alopecia Areata Foundation, Member, San Rafael, CA                         June 2012 – Present

  •   Attend annual conferences and participated in online Alopecia support groups
  •   Collaborated with photographer Marisa Ramirez on modeling project centered around alopecia

Reimagine Workshop at the Art Institute of Chicago, Artist,  Chicago, IL                         March 2017

  •   Selected out of more than 1,000 applicants to participate in a 24-hour fashion and performance art workshop
  •   Created a fully-realized artistic garment overnight which was showcased in a fashion show the next morning

After School Matters, Paid Apprentice, Chicago, IL                                                   February 2016 – May 2016

  •   Learned silk screen printing techniques and developed composition skills

University of Chicago Arts Incubator, Street Photography Class, Chicago, IL               March 2015 – May 2015

  •   Explored film photography, composition, history, and Photoshop skills




  •  Chainmail and scalemail construction
  •  Screen printing
  •  Wool processing (carding, dyeing, felting, yarn-making)
  •  Ceramics (porcelain, buff, and porcelain raku)
  •  Video editing
  •  Digital imaging (Photoshop, Blender, ProCreate)


  •  Czech (fluent – oral and written)
  •  Norwegian (fluent – oral and written)
  •  Spanish (proficient – oral and written)
  •  Currently learning: French & Eastern Arabic (beginning level)


  •  Tap Dance
  •  Ukulele (intermediate)
  •  Upright Bass (beginning/intermediate)