Born 1988, in Westlake Village, California.

EDUCATION
2014 - 2016. Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Germany. Meisterschülerin in the class of Annette Schröter.
2010 - 2011. Kunsthochschule Mainz, Germany. Studied under Professor Anne Berning.
2006 - 2011. BFA, California State University, Chico. Chico, California.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013. Place Space. Overdose Gallery. Chico, California
2011. On, On, Pliant Signifier. 1078 Gallery. Chico, California.
2010. Double Monologue. BMU 3rd Floor Gallery. California State University, Chico.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017. Ausstellung zum Wettbewerb um die Hans-Purrmann-Preise 2017. Finalist for the Großen Hans-Purrmann-Preis. Städtische Galerie Speyer. Speyer, Germany.
2016. Schön / Hide - Beautiful Verstecken - Meisterklasse Annette Schröter. Galerie Elten & Elten. Zurich, Switzerland.
           Gestern Morgen. Die Station. Offenbach am Main, Germany.
           Meisterschülerausstellung 2016. HGB Leipzig Gallery. Leipzig, Germany.
           Schön / Hide - Beautiful / Verstecken - Meisterklasse Annette Schröter. Galerie Leuenroth. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
          Klassentreffen. Kunsthalle der Sparkasse Leipzig. Leipzig, Germany.
2015. PR!NT. La Cambre Galerie. Brussels, Belgium.
          Wunschlos Glücklich. Kunstverein Duisburg. Duisburg, Germany.
          Freistil. Kunstverein Speyer. Speyer, Germany.
          Screen.
Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg, Germany.
2014. Stories 3: Ellen Akimoto, Haley Hughes, Trevor Lalaguna, Sienna Orlando, Brad Thiele. 1078 Gallery. Chico, California.
2013. 2012 Crocker-Kingsley Prizewinners. The Crocker Art Museum. Sacramento, California.
          An Alibi of Validity. Laxson Fine Arts Gallery. California State University, Chico.
2012. Stories 1: Ellen Akimoto, Haley Hughes, Trevor Lalaguna, Sienna Orlando, Brad Thiele. 1078 Gallery, Chico, California.
          The Crocker- Kingsley Competition.
Blue Line Gallery. Roseville, California. Juror: Michael Duncan.
          31st Invitational 1078 Gallery Members Show.
1078 Gallery. Chico, California.
          Fluid Narratives,
Ellen Akimoto and Ulises Meza. The Orland Art Center. Orland, California.
2011. From the Rooster to the Donkey, Ellen Akimoto and Elise de Castelbajac. Atelier Zukunft. Mainz, Germany.
2010. 28th Annual Invitational 1078 Gallery Members Show. 1078 Gallery. Chico, California.
2009. Fifty-fifth Annual Juried Student Exhibition. University Art Gallery. California State University, Chico. Juror: Joseph del Pesco. Catalog.
          6th Ink/ Clay- CSU Chico ceramic work
. Turner Print Museum. California State University, Chico.
          20th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art. Davis, California.
          10 10 20
. B- So Space Gallery. California State University, Chico.
2008. 5th Ink/ Clay- CSU Chico ceramic work. Turner Print Museum. California State University, Chico.
          19th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art
. Davis, California.
          13th Annual Erotic Art Show. The Crux Artist Collective. Chico, California. 2007.
          Me, Myself & Eye. National Juried Exhibition
. Chico Art Center. Chico, California.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2015. DAAD Study Scholarship for Foreign Graduates.
2012. Merit Award. The Crocker- Kingsley Competition. Blue Line Gallery.
2011. Preis des Präsidenten. Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz.
2009. Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Endowment for the Arts Scholarship.
2008- 2009. Mary Ahlquist Memorial Scholarship.
2008. E. John Hagen Memorial Scholarship.