What I'm Doing Now


  • Living in Madison, Wisconsin as a full-time artist
  • Running a 1,700 square foot anti-gentrification art studio
  • 6 years running my art business making murals, art installations, and large-scale art experiences
  • Growing my business the smart and responsible way, with a solid infrastructure
  • Hosting one of the few paid art internships in Madison, Wisconsin, because screw unpaid labor!
  • Scaling three-story high scaffolding and boom lifts (during good weather) to paint beauty into the world
  • President of the Board of Directors of Wisconsin Visual Artists
  • Chair of the 2020 Biennial of Museum of Wisconsin Art
  • Consulting for cultural organizations on best practices centered on equity
  • Winter hiking
  • Writing for my blog, Learning to See, as a way to share stories and research on equity for artists, to encourage a paradigm shift
  • Fighting for diversity and fair pay for artists
  • Advocating for the value of artists and laborers as a part of the solution against gentrification
  • Reading: my top recommendations currently are On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State, and Owning Our Future
  • Hosting potlucks
  • Growing my community, at home and anywhere I go
  • Getting married summer 2021


Last update: January 14, 2021. Prompted by Derek Siver's Now Movement.