Interactive Media Artist/Director

Education

2019-2022 

Master of Arts Interactive Media – Directing (Pending 2022)

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg | Ludwigsburg, Germany

2019-2020 

Selected Courses Media Arts 

Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG) | Karlsruhe, Germany

2017-2020

Bachelor of the Arts Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts Major (ICAM)

University of California San Diego | San Diego, CA, USA

2015-2016

Selected Courses in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration

University of Southern California | Los Angeles, CA, USA

Professional Experience

2017-ongoing

Freelance Web & Branding Designer/Consultant

ERICA ESSERMAN creative | Remote

2017-2018

Freelance Marketing Coordinator

VetaTek | Remote

2017-2018

Teaching Assistant in Media and Communications

MAAC Community Charter School | Chula Vista, CA, USA

2016-2017

Financial Controller

JaniExpress | Carlsbad, CA, USA

2015-2016

Business Analyst Internship

Hewlett-Packard | Rancho Bernardo, CA, USA

Awards

2019

Research Fellowship 

University of California San Diego | San Diego, CA, USA

2018

Provost Honors

University of California San Diego | San Diego, CA, USA

2018

William Stout Scholarship 

University of California San Diego | San Diego, CA, USA

2018

Weissbuch Family Scholarship

San Diego Scholarship Foundation | San Diego, CA, USA

2017

Provost Honors

University of California San Diego | San Diego, CA, USA

2016

Dean’s List

University of Southern California | Los Angeles, CA, USA

2014

National Outstanding Young Patroller

National Ski Patrol | USA

Exhibitions

2020

Parasite | Group Exhibition 

GASK – Central Bohemian Gallery | Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

2019

Silience | ICAM Senior Exhibition | Curation Team & Artist | Group Exhibition

Adam D. Kamil Gallery | University of California San Diego, California, United States

2019

Full-On | Curation Team & Artist 

Adam D. Kamil Gallery | University of California San Diego, California, United States

Selected Event Performances

2019

Balloons | Projection-Mapping Performance & Installation

Show #2 | Audio Vandals Art & Design | San Diego, California, United States

2018

Immersion | Projection-Mapping Performance & Installation

This is not a Funk Show | Audio Vandals Art & Design | San Diego, California, United States 

2018

Full-On | Curation Team & Artist 

Adam D. Kamil Gallery | University of California San Diego, California, United States

Selected Projects

2021-Ongoing

Fluffy Dinos | Mobile Game | Collaborative Project – Game Director 

Film Academy Baden-Württemberg GmbH | Ludwigsburg, Germany

2020

touch | Interactive Installation | Independent Project 

GASK – Central Bohemian Gallery | Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

2019

Hatestrument | Interactive Installation | Collaborative Project – Technical Director 

Film Academy Baden-Württemberg GmbH | Ludwigsburg, Germany

2019

Data Narratives | Interactive Data-Driven Installation | Collaborative Project 

Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG) | Karlsruhe, Germany

2019

Quantum Snake | Interactive Installation | Independent Thesis Project 

University of California San Diego | San Diego, California, United States

2019

Unfolding Humanity | Interactive Installation | Collaborative Project for Burning Man

University of San Diego Mathematics Department | San Diego, California, United States

2019

Agents of Change | Interactive Aquarium Exhibit Installation | Collaborative Project

Birch Aquarium at Scripps | University of California San Diego | California, United States

2019

Making a Salad | Short Documentary Film | Director

University of California San Diego | San Diego, California, United States

2019

Go To Work | Stereoscopic Interactive VR Film | Independent Project

University of California San Diego | San Diego, California, United States 

2019

Paint by Gumbers | Participatory Installation | Independent Project

YouTopia | San Diego Collaborative Arts Project | San Diego, California, United States