Here are other things I've done that are a little less categorizable.


Art Shanties Projects. Collaboration with Mitchell Dose (2012)

This Flintstone-style mail car delivered hand written letters around a frozen lake in Minnesota.


PES Oil Refinery Expansion Protest. Collaboration with Brian Bazemore (2016)

Brian and I designed and created the visual strategy for this protest, 100 cardboard sunflowers. Protesters spontaneously decided to "plant" them at the refinery's gate when the rally was over. The expansion was denied and the refinery has since closed due to a fire.


Winter Wonderland for the Enterprise Center (2018)

For three years, The Enterprise Center in Philadelphia has commissioned me to build a recycled cardboard winter wonderland for their annual Christmas event with Santa. The event is held in Max Paul park, next to the center. The park is also a community garden. Each year, I've built the wonderland with the help of the farmers tending the garden.


Puppetry in Jordan and Palestine (2010)

In 2010, I spent six weeks in Jordan and the West Bank teaching shadow puppetry workshops for Palestinian youth and refugees. Workshops were held at women's centers, centers for orphaned children, and Palestinian theaters. This was my thesis project for my MFA. Big ups to Rachel Monroe, who accompanied me and assisted.


UsTube (2015)

My first gallery show, presented at Practice Gallery, Philadephia. UsTube invited visitors to make their own analog YouTube video by holding one of my cardboard viewers in front of them and doing whatever they'd normally do. Keep in mind, this was before those facsimiles of Instagram frames were everywhere.

BareBones Halloween



From 2011 to 2016, I traveled each fall to work on the BareBones Halloween Extravaganza in Minneapolis. I have played different roles there, including visiting artist, section designer, and lighting designer.