EDUCATION 

2019 // Candidate for PhD // Intermedia Art, Writing & Performance // University of Colorado //Boulder CO 

2013 // Master of Fine Arts // Studio Arts // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2007 // Bachelor of Fine Arts // Studio Arts // Fort Hays State University // Hays KS 

  

EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

2018 // How To Measure The Weather // Emmanuel Gallery // Denver CO

2018 // Counter-Ambience // Flinching Eye Collective // Utah Museum of Contemporary Art // Salt Lake City UT 

2018 // Untitled Series // Ryan Ruehlen & Adán De La Garza // Denver Art Museum // Denver CO 

2017 // Noise // Pop-Up exhibit w/ Shadowtrash Tape Group // Breckenridge Creative Arts Center // Breckenridge CO 

2017 // Coloradolove // Rumpilots Performance // La Générale // Paris France 

2017 // Double Exposure // Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities // Arvada CO 

2017 // Labor Sounds // Performance w/ Tobias Fike // Emmanuel Gallery // Denver CO 

2016 // Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Sound Exhibition // University of Victoria // Victoria BC 

2016 // Medialive 2016 // Flinching Eye Collective // Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art // Boulder CO 

2016 // Derivative By Nature // Counterpath // Denver CO 

2016 // The Hidden Code // DJ Spooky featuring Rumpilots // Otterbox Digital Dome Theater // Ft. Collins CO 

2015 // Denver > Denver // Nothing To See Here // The Dikeou Collection // Denver CO  

2015 // The Hidden Code // DJ Spooky featuring Rumpilots // Fiske Planetarium // Boulder CO 

2015 // The Paseo // Flinching Eye Collective // Taos NM 

2015 // The Biennial of the Americas 2015 // Flinching Eye Collective // Denver CO  

2015 // Denver > Denver // Nothing To See Here // Casa Maauad // Mexico City Mexico 

2015 // Denver > Denver // Nothing To See Here // Regional Support Network // VideoFag // Toronto ON 

2014 // The Aberration Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Central Trak // Dallas TX 

2014 // The Aberration Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Church of the Friendly Ghost // Austin TX 

2014 // The Aberration Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Longnecker Gallery // Houston TX 

2014 // Currents New Media Festival // Flinching Eye Collective // Santa Fe NM 

2014 // Bedlam Labor: A Performance Event // The Dead Leaf Art Space // Boulder CO 

2014 // Loud!!! // Nothing To See Here // Sidewinder // Denver CO 

2014 // Nano Twin: Sensory Preservation Chamber // Black Box Theater // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2013 // Launch Pad 2.0 // Group Exhibition // Outdoor site-specific installation // Sunshine Canyon CO 

2013 // Digital Artifacts // Flinching Eye Collective // Museum of Natural History // Boulder CO  

2013 // The Lossy Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Silent Barn // Brooklyn NY 

2013 // The Lossy Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // AS220 // Providence RI 

2013 // The Lossy Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Vox Populi Gallery // Philadelphia PA 

2013 // The Lossy Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Squeaky Wheel Media // Buffalo NY 

2013 // Group Exhibition // Sound Created The Ear // Pirate Gallery // Denver CO 

2013 // Group Exhibition // Everything Must Go // The Mercury // Denver CO 

2013 // Indeterminate Geographies: MFA Thesis Exhibition // CU Art Museum // Boulder CO 

2013 // Group Exhibition // A Night Of Experimental Performance & Installation // Boulder MoCA // Boulder CO 

2013 // Group Exhibition // Bring Your Own Beamer // Redline // Denver CO  

2012 // Group Exhibition // Invasion // NDIDA Collective // Black Box Theater // Boulder CO 

2012 // Group Exhibition // Autogenesis // NDIDA Collective // Boulder MoCA // Boulder CO 

2012 // Atemporal Radio Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Tucson MoCA // Tucson AZ 

2012 // Atemporal Radio Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // Nox Contemporary // Salt Lake City UT 

2012 // Atemporal Radio Tour // Flinching Eye Collective // High Mayhem Art Space // Santa Fe NM 

2012 // Group Exhibition // Relevant 2012 Exhibition // Kimball Art Center // Park City UT 

2012 // Group Exhibition // GNU: Experience Gallery // Ft. Collins CO 

2012 // Group Exhibition // Caterwauling // The Mercury // Denver CO 

2011 // Group Exhibition // Gorinto on Ice // The Mercury // Denver CO 

2011 // Group Exhibition // Space Invasion // Fiske Planetarium // Boulder CO 

2011 // Group Exhibition // Relevant 2011 Exhibition // Kimball Art Center // Park City UT 

2010 // Solo Exhibition // Technomysticism // Sapere Gallery // Chicago IL 

2010 // Group Exhibition // Modern Masters Exhibition // Flat Iron Arts Building // Chicago IL 

2009 // Group Exhibition // smART Show: Flat Iron Arts Exhibition // Sapere Gallery // Chicago IL 

2009 // Group Exhibition // “No Borders, No Walls” Exhibition // Chicago ARTillery Organization // Chicago IL 

2009 // Group Exhibition // Naked July: Performance Exhibition // National Pastime Theater // Chicago IL 

2009 // Group Exhibition // Hotei Gallery & Arts Center // Chicago IL  

2009 // Group Exhibition // Extra-Dimensionality // Avram Eisen Gallery // Chicago IL 

2008 // Group Exhibition // Gallery Showcase Exhibition // Avram Eisen Gallery // Chicago IL 

2008 // Group Exhibition // Winter Exhibition // Infusion Gallery // Los Angeles CA 

2007 // Group Exhibition // Spring Exhibition // Hays Public Library // Hays KS 

2007 // Solo Exhibition // BFA Thesis Exhibition // Hays Arts Center // Hays KS 

2006 // Group Exhibition // 107-A // Hays Public Library Gallery // Hays KS 

2006 // The Artwork of Ryan W. Ruehlen and Crystal Hammerschmidt // Gallery Semolino // Hays KS  

  

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 

2018 // Visiting Artist Lecture Series // Flinching Eye Collective // Dept of Art & Art History // University of Utah // Salt Lake City UT

2017 // Autumn // Guest Lecturer // Remix Culture // Prof. Mark Amerika // Art & Art History // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2017 // Autumn // Visiting Artist Lecturer // Intro to Practice Based Research // Prof. Lori Emerson // IAWP Program // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2017 // Autumn // Guest Lecturer // Performance Art Course // Prof. Steven Frost // Art & Art History // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2017 // Autumn // Lab Instructor // Creative Concepts: Storytelling // CMCI College // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2017 // Summer // Guest Lecturer // 4-D Course Foundations // Prof. Tobias Fike // Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design // Denver CO 

2017 // Spring // Lab Instructor // Creative Concepts: Images // CMCI College // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2017 // Spring // Guest Lecturer // Performance Course // Art Dept // Prof. Adan De La Garza // Metropolitan State // Denver CO 

2017 // Spring // Guest Lecturer // Performance & Installation // Prof. Steven Frost // Art & Art History // Boulder CO 

2016 // Spring // Guest Lecturer // Data Visualization & Design // Prof. Tobias Fike // Art Dept // Metropolitan State // Denver CO 

2016 // Spring // Guest Lecturer // Performance & Installation // Prof. Steven Frost // Art & Art History // Boulder CO 

2016 // Autumn // Guest Lecturer // Performance & Installation // Prof. Steven Frost // Art & Art History // Boulder CO 

2015-present // Techne Lab Researcher // IAWP Doctoral Program // University of Colorado // Boulder CO  

2014 // Spring // Adj Faculty // Figure Drawing // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2014 // Spring // Adj Faculty // Drawing 1 // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2013 // Autumn // Adj Faculty // Painting 3: Alt Process // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2012-2013 // Lead Graduate Instructor // Graduate Teacher Program // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2013 // Spring // Instructor // Painting 1 // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2012 // Autumn // Instructor // Painting 1 // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2012 // Spring // Instructor // Figure Drawing // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2011 // Autumn // Instructor // Figure Drawing // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2011 // Spring // Instructor // Non-Majors Painting // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2010 // Autumn // Instructor // Non-Majors Painting // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2011-2012 // Arts Curriculum Committee // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2010-2011 // Graduate Committee // Studio Arts Representative // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

  

OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE / PUBLICATIONS 

2018 // Peer Reviewed Audio Work // Narrative Currents: Techne_Lab  // Vox Media: Sound in Literature // MATLIT, Vol. 5 // Materialities of Literature // 2018 

2018 // Workshop/Performance // Making Contact: DIY Microphones // Breckenridge Creative Arts Center // Breckenridge CO 

2017 // Workshop // Build Your Own Sound Rig // Breckenridge Music Festival // Breckenridge CO 

2016 // Publication // Jack Angel // The Lune No. 16 // Lunamopolis Press // Printed in the U.S.A. 

2016 // Peer Reviewer // Radio Art: A (mass) Medium Becomes An (artistic) Medium // By John F. Barber // Hyperrhiz 17: Essays // http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz17/essays/4-barber-radio-art.html 

2016-Present // Member // BTU Lab // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2015-Present // Founder & Co-Operator // Shadowtrash Tape Group // Cassette Label // Boulder CO 

2015-Present // Co-Producer & Archivist // Techne Lab // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2015-Present // Radio Show Host // The Shadowhuman Hour // Radio 1190AM/98.9FM // Boulder CO 

2015 // Sound Design & Composition // Endless Cycle: By William Lewis with Charlie Biscotto // Boulder CO 

2014 // Curator // Bedlam Labor: A Performance Event // The Dead Leaf Art Space // Boulder CO 

2013 // Writer // Atemporal Radio Tour // Incite: Journal of Experimental Media // http://www.incite-online.net/  

2011-Present // Founding Member // Flinching Eye Collective // Intermedia Arts Collective // www.flinchingeyecollective.com 

2012 // Musical Sound-track // Nothing // Film by Tracey Snelling // Oakland CA 

2011 // Artist Lecturer // “Art as Relationship: An experience within a residency” // Boulder MoCA / Boulder CO 

2009 // Art Consultant // Feminist Creative Alliance // Chicago IL 

2008-2010 // Curator // Avram Eisen Gallery // Chicago IL 

2010 // Co-Curator, Assistant Programmer // Not Your Mother’s Doily: An Examination Of Intimate Spaces // Feminist Creative Alliance // Avram Eisen Gallery // Chicago IL 

2009 // Curator // Points of View: Wicker Park-Bucktown Arts Competition // Sapere Gallery // Chicago IL 

2008-2010 // Artist Member // Chicago Artists Coalition // http://caconline.org // Chicago IL 

2007 // Programmer & Curator // Quadra: Music & Art Spectacle // Ft. Hays State University // Hays KS 

2007 // Producer // 2nd Annual Frontier Park Music & Arts Festival: Food Drive-Benefit Concert // Hays KS  

2006 // Producer // 1st Annual Frontier Park Music & Arts Festival: Food Drive-Benefit Concert // Hays KS 

 

AWARDS         

2018 // Graduate School Summer Fellowship // University of Colorado // Boulder CO

2017 // IRISS Grand Challenge Society // Project Society of the Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing Program // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2014 // The Idea Fund // The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts // Flinching Eye Collective  

2013 // Hope Schultz Jozsa Special Award // Beverly Sears Grant Recipient // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2012 // Best Should Teach Silver Award // Graduate Teacher Program // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2011 // Grad Professional Development Award // Art & Art History Dept // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2011 // Paula Singer Award // Graduate Scholarship // University of Colorado // Boulder CO 

2010 // Featured-Sponsored Artist // Liquitex Paint Products // www.liquitex.com 

   

RESIDENCIES 

2011 // Resident Artist // Relevant 2011 Artist-In-Residence Program // Kimball Art Center // Park City UT 

2009-2010 // Resident Artist // Sapere Gallery // Chicago IL 

  

PRESS 

2017 // Month of Photography Off to Strong Start With Two Arvada Center Shows // Westword // Denver CO 

2017 // Photo takeover: 8 picks for Denver’s massive Month of Photography // Denver Post // Denver CO 

2017 // Top 200 Tape Releases of '17 (#13, 30, 144) // Tabs Out // Wilmington DE 

2017 // Local Label Day Birthed // Marquee Magazine // Denver CO 

2017 // 12 of the Best Colorado Underground Labels // Westword // Denver CO 

2015 // Ideophonetic: The Flinching Eye Collective Brings It (And Then Some) // Culture He(Arts) // Online 

2015 // Venison Picks: Best of 2015 // Venison Magazine // Quarterly Arts Publication // Online 

2015 // Ten Not-To-Miss Events at the 2015 Biennial of the Americas // Westword Magazine // Denver CO 

2014 // Flinching Eye Collective Defies Music Conventions // Dallas Observer // Dallas TX 

2014 // Flinching Eye Collective at Nicole Longnecker Gallery // Houston Public Media // Houston TX 

2014 // The Flinching Eye Collective Tour Texas // Arts and Culture: TX // Online 

2014 // Feeling the Current in Santa Fe // Hyperallergic // Online  

2014 // Currents: International New Media Festival // Arts and Culture: TX // Online 

2013 // A Night in the Light // Westword // Exhibition Preview // Denver CO 

2012 // Flinching Eye Collective // Zocalo Magazine // Tucson AZ 

2011 // Relevant 2011 // Fifteen Bytes: Utah's Art Magazine // Salt Lake City UT 

2011 // Relevant 2011 Promotional Video // Kimball Arts Center // Park City UT 

2011 // Kimball Art Center Relevant 2011 Artists revealed // The Park Record // Park City UT 

2011 // Relevant Artist Program nurtures new talent // The Park Record // Park City UT 

2011 // CU-Boulder Student turns memory into sculpture for residency // The Colorado Daily // Boulder CO 

2011 // July 2011 Artist Interview // Feminist Creative Alliance // Online