b.1974, South Dakota, USA
Lives and works in Seattle, WA


2001 MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1996 BA, Fine Arts and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


White Column Artist Registry, NY, NY
Pierogi Gallery flat files, NY, NY
Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
Now Be Here Directory, online
2020-2023 ArtFare, online
2002-2014 Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, NY


2023 this underlying structure, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2022 Solastagia, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2021 Imagined Topographies of a Vanishing Wilderness, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2020 here is the Place, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2019 once, there was WILDERNESS here, Spaceworks Tollbooth installation, Tacoma, WA
2019 between Place and Thought, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2019 invisible structures, Front Seat, Seattle, WA
2018-2020 Path of Wonderment and Connection, Art Interruptions, Office of Arts and Culture, Rainier Valley, Seattle, WA
2018 A Portable Homeland: an inscape of space and time, installation at A Gallery, Seattle, WA
2018 A Portable Homeland, installation, Inscape Arts and Culture Center, Seattle, WA
2017 Vanishing Places, Storefronts, Shunpike Program, Seattle, WA
2017 Wonderment, Signal Box installation, Spokane Arts, Spokane, WA
2008 all nearness pauses, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2005 The Fleeting Instant of Now, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, DC
2003 The Elemental, Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt, MD
2002 Mystical Cities, Peng Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


2024 UPCOMING Time Capsule, The Vestibule, Seattle WA
2023 Seeing the Unseen: Science + Art, Wignall Museum, CA
2023 Of a Place, Soil Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2023 Hesed:Radical Kindness, The PJCC Art Gallery, Foster City, CA
2023 Plantasia Home Lab / Passing by is no longer an option, Yuan Ru Gallery, Bellevue, WA
2023 Plantasia, ArtMa, Slip Gallery, Seattle, WA
2023 Seatle/PDX/Shift, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
2023 Genesis: The Beginning of Creativity, Jewish Art Salon, online
2022 Carbon, The Vestibule, Seattle, WA
2022 The Seventh Year: Shmita, The Stanton Shul, NY, NY
2022 Shmita Project, Minnesota JCC, St. Paul, MN
2022 Shmita Project, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael, CA
2022 Shifting Gears, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2021 Embodied Forest, ecoartspace, online
2021 On the Consequences of Hate Speech, Vector Artist Initiative
2021 Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, Seattle, WA
2021 Interdependence, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2021 Lost and Found/it must be here somewhere, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2021 Jewish Authenticity and Identity, Adas Israel, Washington, DC
2021 Distance:the Space between People, Liminal Art Gallery, online
2021 From Green to Grey, online
2021 Fabulous, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2020 Mapping Truths, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
2020 Time Sensitive, Broto: Art-Climate-Science, Provincetown, MA
2020 Deconstructed Art Fair, online
2020 Bounce, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2020 20/20 Vision, CoCA Gallery, Seattle, WA
2019 Downriver in the Multiverse, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2019 Abstraction Haiku, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2019 Art on Paper 2019: The 45th Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2019 Visual Thinking, IU Southeast Fine Arts, New Albany, IN
2019 Duet, Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
2019 Best of Shift, Shift Gallery, Seattle WA
2019 Fracture, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2019 Motherland, CoCA, Seattle, WA
2019 CoDraw Seattle, Columbia City Gallery,Seattle
2018 ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA
2018 You are here, too, Good Arts Gallery, Seattle, WA
2018 One House Project, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
2018 Creativity Persists, CoCA, Seattle, WA
2018 Guilty Parties, The Gallery @The Braid, Santa Monica, CA
2018 Re:Acclimating, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2017 Art is the Only Choice, Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
2017 Bumbershoot Visual Arts exhibition, International Fountain Pavilion, Seattle, WA
2017 Unity at the Bemis, Bemis Building, Seattle, WA
2015 Everyone’s In, The Alice, Seattle, WA
2013 See-Through Maps: Maps that Lay Bare Their Point of View, UC Berkeley, CA
2013 Are We Where Yet?, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 scape, VisArts, Rockville, MD
2011 You Aren’t Here: Artists’ Maps of Personal Spaces, Paper Hammer Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2010 The Map as Art, Christopher Henry Gallery, NY, NY
2010 Color System, Color Strategy, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
2010 Nowhere: Selections from the Hand Drawn Map Assoc., Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
2009 All Over The Map, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2008 Attitudes and Longitudes, Bronfman Gallery, Washington, DC
2008 Cardinal Points: The Relationship Between Art and Maps, The Park School, Baltimore, MD
2007 You Are Here: Maps Re-Defined, Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA
2007 ArtRomp19, Warehouse, Washington, DC
2006 Personal Geographies: Contemporary Artists Make Maps, Hunter College, NY, NY
2006 FarFlung, Anne Fisher Gallery, Georgetown, DC


2022 Meta (Facebook) AIR Commission, Seattle, WA
2019 SciArt Bridge Residency for Cross-disciplinary Collaboration
2018 Public Art Bootcamp, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA
2018 Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Utilities Collection acquisition, Seattle, WA
2018 Sound Transit Public Art Roster, Seattle, WA
2017 smART ventures grant, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA
2016 Artist Trust, Visual Edge Professional Development, Port Townsend, WA
2006 Small Projects Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
2004 Artist Grant and Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2001 Fellowship Trust Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, PA


2023 Dovetail Magazine, This is the Place by Kate Mothes, December 2023
2023 Interalia Magazine, States of Beyond, Issue 79, October 2023
2023 Verklempt!, On Creation, (Spring Issue)
2022 AJS, The Travel Issue, art contributor (Spring Issue)
2022 Lilith Magazine, artwork on the cover and artwork illustrating "Suddenly a Refuge" by Gina Bubil Waldman (Spring Issue)
2021 Embodied Forest, edited by Patricia Watts, (ecoartspace)
2021 Orion Magazine, "A New Road Across the Tundra, An Arctic Community Opens to the World" by Andrew S. Lewis, illustrations by Karey Kessler
2021 Bourgeon Online, artist essay Making Maps for an Unknowable but Improvable Present (March 31)
2020 Le Paysage est une traverse, by Gilles Tiberghien, (Editions Parentheses)
2020 Art By The Hour, virtual tour of Seattle's first Thursday (April 2)
2020 The Top 13 New Pioneer Square Art Shows to Check Out in March 2020
2019 Indiana University, Southeast Now, "Visual Thinking Exhibition showcases the many worlds of contemporary drawing" by Steven Krolak (August 27)
2019 Go Triad, "Art on Paper, exhibition returns to UNCG's Weatherspoon Art Museum," by Dawn DeCwikiel-Kane (January 31)
2018 The Summit (Washington State GIS Community newsletter), “Mapping as Art & Seattle's Inscape Gallery,” by Jacob Tully (Issue 45, Winter)
2018 The Argonaut, "Sorry, Not Sorry?" by Christina Campodpnico (May 9)
2014 Imaginary Cartographies, English Language Notes, illustration (Issue 52:1)
2011 The Seattle Times, “Seattle exhibitions cover strange terrain,” by Michael Upchurch (Oct. 21)
2010 The New York Times, “Maps for Navigating to a New Perspective,” by Sylviane Gold (Dec. 3)
2010 From Here to There: A Curious Collection From the Hand Drawn Map Association (Princeton Architectural Press)
2009 The Map As Art, by Kitty Harmon, (Princeton Architectural Press)
2009 Weekday with Steve Scher,, “The Art of Maps” (November 19)
2008 Smithsonian Magazine, ARTiculation, “Mapping a different View” (April 16)
2007 The Washington Post, “Mapping Out the Possibilities,” Jessica Dawson (September 14)
2007 Arlington Connection, “Map of the Human Art,” Greg Wyshynski (September 19 - 25)
2004 The Washington Post, “You are Here, Here, and Here,” Jessica Dawson, (May 13)


2022 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Climate Change: Science, Art, and Activism, Seattle WA
2021 Ecoartspace Tree Talk: Artists Speak For Trees, online
2021 The Liminal Art Gallery Talk-Back series, online
2021 Creativity in an Uncertain Time, panelist, Jewish Art Salon, online
2020 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Climate Change: Science, Art, and Activism, Seattle WA
2018 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Climate Change: Science, Art, and Activism, Seattle, WA
2017 Shunpike, Storefronts, Artist Walk and Talk, Seattle, WA
2014 Art Instutute of Chicago, Guest Lecturer, Map Course, Skyped online
2005 Drawing: Tradition & Innovation, discussion panel, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA
2004 On the Line: machines, maps and memory, curator, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
2003-2007 Gallery Manager and curator, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, DC


Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
UW School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Utilities Collection, Seattle, WA
Heart of DC: The John A. Wilson Building City Hall Art Collection, Washington, DC