Carnegie Mellon University
Bachelor of Computer Science and Art with a Minor in Media Design (Honors)
May 2018


Creative Technologist & Artist in Residence at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
Writes graphics programs for artists, including AR apps, web apps, GLSL shaders and OpenFrameworks, also advises and writes templates for students to use to create software art.
Fall 2018 – Present

Intern at Nvidia
Worked on a small team to create a web app for an on-stage demo about ray tracing. This entailed developing a drawing tool in Javascript and WebGL, as well as iterating on the storyboard of the demo.
Winter 2018 – Fall 2018

Junior Developer at Tin Drum, a startup in Pittsburgh, PA
Developed an AR iOS app among other components of an internationally exhibited AR short called Tartuffe. Worked on AR/VR pieces for St.Vincent and Crystal Castles.
Summer 2017 

Researcher at the Community Robotics Education and Technology Empowerment Lab at Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute
Worked with their EarthDev Team on the Explorables project to create data visualizations with maps to convey compelling stories about the environment and humanity.
Summer 2016

Studio Assistant at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
Prepares class materials such as example work for lectures and gathers data to use by students by writing web scrapers.
Fall 2015 – Fall 2018

Intern for Artists Kevin Swioff and Lisa Park at New Inc.
Head assistant on the creation of Swioff and Park’s interactive sculptural installation, Luma. Shown at Red Bull Studios, Chelsea, NYC. Assisted in the coordination of a team of  installation assistants and production, designed and 3D printed parts for the sculptures.
Summer 2015

Intern for Artists & Programmers Kyle McDonald and Lauren McCarthy at Metropolitan Exchange
Scraped the web for content to use in a recurrent neural network, wrote data visualizations, organized files, created 3d models of installations for planning & fabricated prototypes.
Summer 2015

Intern for Artists & Designers Eroon Kang and Taeyoon Choi at Math Practice
Designed hardware capsule and vitrine, fabricated the prototype, & wrote content for the team’s workshop TimeKeepers which was hosted by LACMA.
Summer 2015

CNC Router Technician at CMU ArtFab Labs
Assists students and faculty with routing jobs, prepares CAD & CAM files, maintains shop and facilities.
Fall 2013 – Spring 2016

SexEd Project Assistant at Open Engagement
Assisted video shoots and editing for SexEd’s Pleasure Workshop, which is encouraging a public discussion about sexual health and education, during Open Engagement, which is an international conference and platform for socially engaged art.
March 2015


Awards and Honors:

  • First Place in DemoSplash 2018 Live Shader Compo
    Fall 2018
  • Small Undergraduate Research Grant
    Summer 2017
  • Frank-Ratchye Fund for the Art at the Frontier Microgrant
    Jan 2017
  • The Henry Armero Memorial Award for Inclusive Creativity
    Jan 2016
  • Frank-Ratchye Fund for the Art at the Frontier Microgrant
    Oct 2015
  • John L. Porter Sophomore Award
    May 2015
  • Fundamentals of Programming Competition Championship Round
    Spring 2014
  • Dean’s List
    Fall 2013~
  • High Honors Dean’s List
    Spring 2013
  • Carnegie Museum of Art – 2 Minute Film Festival Onsite People’s Choice Award and Online People’s Choice Award
    June 2014

Select Exhibitions & Presentations:

  • Performance at Mattress Factory
    Performed with {arsonist} (Danielle Rager) a live-coded A/V set
    June 2018
  • Visuals for VIA 2017
    Performed live coding for artists Elysia Crampton (CAL), Haleek Maul (BGI), EMBACI (NYC), D0UZE (NYC), Anna Azizzy (PIT)
    Oct 2017
  • Apple Pie: An American Art Show at Goodyear Arts, Charlotte NC
    Exhibited in show addressing the intersectional identities of American artists.
    March 2017
  • Power and the Soul at The Frame
    Exhibited in show and talkbacks focused on intersections of diversity and social justice.
    Jan 2017
  • Weird Reality: Head-Mounted Art && Code at The Ace Hotel
    Exhibited in salon and presented piece to the symposium in a short talk with collaborator Alicia Iott.
    Oct 2016
  • Incarnate at The Frame
    Collaborated with Gwen Sadler on an installation two-person show.
    Oct 2015
  • Henry Armero Memorial Award Winner Presentation at The Miller Gallery
    Presented VR piece with collaborator Alicia Iott.
    Sep 2016