Hello! Сәләм! Привет!

The three languages in my head are often tangled up in a big knot, therefore I'm constantly finding ways to express thoughts visually, no matter the media.

Talk to me about your creative projects and strange dreams. 



M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (2012)
B.S. in Graphic Design from University of Minnesota Twin Cities (2006) 



Selected as one of the filmmakers to take part in the Talent Lab at the Reykyavik International Film Fest.

Short film - "My Egaugnal":

  • Official selection, Golden Egg competition, Reykjavik International Film Fesival, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Grand Prize winner, Critical Forum 4, Juried Art Exhibition, Carbondale, IL
  • Official selection, Code-Switchers Juried Exhibition screening, The LAB, San Francisco, CA

Short film - "To-From-To-From":

  • Third Place winner for Short Documentary, Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival, Charleston, IL

Short film - "Maybe":

  • Winner of the Best Experimental Short Film Award, Riverside Saginaw Film Festival, Saginaw, WI

Glass Sculpture - "Now What?":

  • Second Place Winner, Critical Forum 4, Juried Art Exhibition, Carbondale, IL