b. 1998 Rochester, MN
Lives and works in Rochester, MN

Detailed CV 

Education

2020    B.A. Media and Cultural Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
2019     Photography, Institute for Field Education, Paris, FR 

Experience

2021    Founder & Curator, Generation Magazine, Rochester, MN
2019    Curatorial Assistant, Le Centre Georges Pompidou Department of Photography, Paris, FR
             Assistant Photographer, Le Ministre de l'Intérieur, Paris, FR

Fellowships

2020    SEAD (Southeast Asian Diaspora) Project’s Changemakers/Artists Storytelling Fellowship  
             Emerging Curators Institute Fellowship
             Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for Photography
2018    JGS (Joy of Giving Something) Imagining America Digital Media & Photography Fellowship

Grants and Awards 

2021    Minnesota State Arts Board Creative Support for Individuals Grant 
             Family Tree Clinic’s LGBTQ COVID-19 Community Care and Learning Artist Initiative Grant with the Minnesota Department of Health
             Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Artistic Support for Individuals Grant 
2020   Macalester Media and Cultural Studies Prize for Academic Excellence
2019    Macalester Live It! Fund Independent Summer Project Grant
             Macalester Gateway Essay Prize for Excellent Writing: “Unburnt and Unburied: Khmer Refugee Family Photographs as Acts of Survival”

Residencies

2021    Public Functionary: Studio 400, Minneapolis, MN
            Chautauqua School of Art Residency Program, Chautauqua, NY, Full Tuition Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2020    To the body you left behind, Macalester College Koch Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Group Exhibitions

2021    Chautauqua Resident Artists Group Show, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, NY 
             Pride, Family Tree Clinic Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2019    08, Open Call Cabaret Gallery Space, St. Paul, MN

Curatorial   

2023    (Imag)ining Queerness: Photography as Belonging, India, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia (forthcoming)
2022    Generation Magazine Issue 02: Dreams of the Khmer Diaspora, Rochester, MN (forthcoming)
2021     Sutures, The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN 
2019     Generation Magazine Issue 01: Voices of the Khmer Diaspora, Rochester, MN

Writing 

2021.   Sutures, published by the Minnesota Museum of American Art and the Emerging Curators Institute (catalog)
            Curating with Fluidity: A Glimpse Into Lumi Tan’s Practice, published by the Emerging Curators Institute (interview) 

Featured Publications

2022    “The Possibilities of Queer Aesthetic(s)”, Vol. 1, Issue 1: Queer Aesthetics (forthcoming)
2021     “Asian American Futures: Youth Folio”, Lantern Review 


Public Talks/Programming 

2021     Curator, “Seeing New Potentialities,” The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
             Guest Lecturer/Curator, “Curatorial Conversations,” Macalester College, St. Paul, MN