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Documenting how I'm reducing my environmental impact: Earth Lover

Senior Designer at Treehouse, an online technology school where I design online learning experiences. I craft projects through discovery, ideation, and implementation. I like bouncing around from user research, wireframing, visual design, illustration, prototyping, user testing, and development with HTML/Sass/JavaScript/Rails. I’m also a design teacher for the UX Techdegree, a dedicated training program for aspiring UX Designers.

Web Development Advisor at Better Eating International, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire compassion for all animals through inclusive and empowering vegan education.

Mentor at Re-create, a resource which connects designers for mentorship opportunities.

Freelance Designer available for illustration work. Email me


Designer at SimilarWeb, Quettra (acquired), Visa, and Carnegie Mellon University

Design mentor at Designlab

BFA from Rhode Island School of Design

Past Exhibitions & Events


Small Works: A Look Back and Forward

April 3-30. Small works from over 30 artists are on display for this anniversary show in celebration of the gallery's fourth year. Reception: Saturday, April 13, 5-7 pm. My greeting cards and prints are for sale in the gallery shop. ♡

Abrams Claghorn Gallery, 1251 Solano Ave, Albany, CA - website

Eco-friendly cleaning workshop

May 26, 2019 from 2-4pm. Are you curious about how to clean your home with plastic-free, earth-friendly, non-toxic ingredients? Kick-start your spring cleaning with this DIY workshop. You’ll learn how to be an environmentally conscious consumer as well as make your own natural, sustainable cleaning supplies: a citrus-infused multi-purpose cleaner, a scrubbing cleanser, and t-shirt cleaning rags! You’ll head home with all three DIY-ed products plus a booklet of more tips and resources.

Abrams Claghorn Gallery, 1251 Solano Ave, Albany, CA - website


Have You Heard Us Yet?

A collaborative, all-woman group exhibition with 10 writers and 15 visual artists; collaborating but having never met! The show is centered around what women’s​ hopes are for 2018 in regards to equality as well as being a voice for the issues that they feel have largely not been heard, digested, and acted upon by those currently​ in power within our society.

Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA - website


New Works, New Problems

"This exhibit brings together a group of artists whose visual languages are variously tempered or liberated by the mash-up culture in which we live; a culture that at times anoints absolutes and 'correctness' even as it evaluates the innumerable outcomes, solutions and potentials derived from personal, cultural, historical, and scientific sources." - Adam Welch, PF/PCA Curator

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts - website


Back in tha day

  • 2009: Senior Invitational, Woods-Gerry Gallery
  • 2009: Senior Thesis Painting Show, Memorial Hall Gallery
  • 2009: Senior Painting Show, Woods Gerry
  • 2009: Choice Goods, Memorial Hall Gallery
  • 2008: The Five Unknowns, Memorial Hall Gallery

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI - website

Written Thangs

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