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EDUCATION
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, New York, NY  (2007-2013)
Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL (2007)


AWARDS
GRANTS
FELLOWSHIPS



2019
Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission + the Ford Family Foundation, Portland, OR
Emergency Grant, the Alliance of Artists Communities + Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Providence, RI
Professional Development Grant (Cycle 1), Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
Golden Spot Residency Award, the Ford Family Foundation, Portland, OR

2018
Individual Artist Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
New Media Fellowship, Open Signal - Portland Media Center, Portland, OR

2017
The Precipice Fund, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts + The Calligram Foundation, Portland, OR

2008
Full-Tuition Scholarship, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

2005
First Place Winner (Visual Arts), Rookery Building Art Scholarship, Chicago, IL
Honorable Mention (Photography), “View Finders”, Chicago Magazine, Chicago, IL



RESIDENCIES
2020
The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY (March)
Labor Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM (January, February)

2019
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA (September, October, November)
Caldera Arts, Sisters, OR (January)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
“The United ”, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA (Curated by Johanna Lasner and Karla Lamb Salazar) (Forthcoming)


2019
Open Signal Fest, Open Signal, Portland, OR (performing Semiotics of a Thai Kitchen)
All-Star Awards Ceremony, Portland Public School, curated by Regional Arts and Culture Council, Leftbank Annex, Portland, OR

2018
Portland in Color
, UNA Gallery, Portland, OR

2011

No Comment, a pop-up art show inspired by Occupy Wall Street movement, JP Morgan Building, New York, NY
Trade School @ the Whitney: Coincidence of Wants”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Student Exhibition, Cooper Union, New York, NY


2007
Student Exhibition, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Karmic I, Open Signal - Portland Media Center, Portland, OR

2013
Thesis Show, Cooper Union, New York, NY



SELECTED PRESS
2019
Shannon Gormley, “May Cat’s Portland Exhibit Grapples With Thai Ghost Movies, Her Family History and Livestock Entrails,” WWeek, Feature, March

2017
Emilly Prado, “‘A Visual Diary’ of Portland’s Artists of Color,” Street Roots, October 13
This 2-year-old Loves to Cook More than Anything and It’s Absolutely Adorable”, The Today Show, Media Mention (Jun 16)




PUBLICATION AS AUTHOR
2018
How to Watch a Thai Ghost Movie” Tricycle Magazine (October 31)
#padthaigate: What Thai Food Means in Dreams of the Diaspora”  April Magazine (April 20)

2017
Do You Take my Work, Patience, and Kindness for Granted because I’m Asian?” April Magazine (Dec 6)







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