I am a conceptual artist, designer, developer, and writer based in Chicago, Illinois. My projects investigate information distribution on the internet, cultural norms, and unspoken markers of identity.


Quick facts.

• My artworks have been shown at: The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Gene Siskel Film Center, The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the 2012-2013 EXPO Chicago.

• I'm currently an artist in resident for the 2014-15 U of Chicago Arts and Public Life/CSRPC program. I've completed residencies at ACRE from 2011-2012 and Chicago Artist Coalition's HATCH Projects from 2012-2013.

• In 2014, I was selected to perform in the Chicago Home Theater Festival with C'ne Rohlsen.

• I'm a part of two artist collectives: Hyde Park Dacha and Autotelic Studios.

• My wife (C'ne Rohlsen) and I collaborate exclusively for performance art pieces.

• By day, I'm a Digital Designer at Tribune Interactive where I make interactive projects primarily focused on markup (HTML/CSS), Javascript, PHP, and video.

• Through independent freelance, I've partnered with: 22nd Century MediaTEDxWindyCityBlack Girls RunSoul City ChurchRed Bike and GreenBriar RabbitDivyn MediaIron & WireFilter Photo Festival's Image 37, and Pop Up Addis.

• I have a musical side project called U+1F60C.

• I record a podcast with Cher Vincent called Open Ended. It explores humanity among the digital noise.


Where I work.

I live with my wife in the neighborhood of Pilsen. We converted an extra room into a working studio. You can also visit me at Autotelic Studios where I share space with 8 other artists, The Arts Incubator in Washington Park, or wherever there's Wi-Fi.