E D U C A T I O N           

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD), MFA in Painting, with Honors, 2012

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, BA in Painting, 2005

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Advanced Painting, 2010

E X H I B I T I O N S

S O L O

 GALATEA FINE ART : See Through, Boston MA, 2015

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE STATE UNIVERSITY (CCSU) ART GALLERY : Light & Illusion (2-Person exhibition), New Britain CT, 2013

SANTA MONICA STUDIO (Private Residence) : Strangers, Santa Monica CA, 2008

G R O U P

2015                                    

DATA : Art & Technology Festival, The CREATE Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

LEIGHTON ARTIST COLONY (Artist Residency), Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada

GALATEA FINE ART (Solo Exhibition), Boston MA

2014                        

ZANE BENNET GALLERY, Currents New Media Festival 2014, Albuquerque NM

LICHTENSTEIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Industrial Manifest, Berkshire Art Association, Pittsfield MA

GALATEA FINE ART, New England Photography, Boston MA

LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART, September Electron Salon, Los Angeles CA

LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART, July Electron Salon, Los Angeles CA

GALATEA FINE ART, Annual Smaller Works, Boston MA

2012 - 2013                 

GALATEA FINE ART, Annual Smaller Works, Boston MA

LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART, September Electron Salon, Los Angeles CA

LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART, July Electron Salon, Los Angeles CA

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERIES, Light and Illusion, New Britain CT                

532 GALLERY THOMAS JAECKEL, RISD MFA Painting 2012, New York NY

CONCORD ART ASSOCIATION, Present/Future, Concord MA

WASSAIC PROJECT, Return to Rattlesnake Mountain, Wassaic NY

RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER, RISD 2012 Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Providence RI

GELMAN GALLERY, Come Here I Need You, RISD Museum, Providence RI

2010 - 2011                      

SOL KOFFLER GALLERY, On the Threshold of Something Else Something Other, Providence RI

MASTERS ON MAINSTREET GALLERY, Black and Blue, Catskill NY

SOL KOFFLER GALLERY, We Care A Lot, Providence RI                

LOWER FARAGO GALLERY, Collision, RISD Museum, Providence RI

WOODS GERRY GALLERY, 2010 Painting Exhibition, Providence RI

WORKSTUDIO GALLERY, Melting Point, Chicago IL

2003 - 2008        

SANTA MONICA STUDIO (Solo Exhibition), Strangers, Santa Monica CA

SULTAN HOTEL, Pesona Melonia, Jakarta Indonesia

KELAPA GADING FESTIVAL, Mixed Media Exhibition, Jakarta Indonesia

DITTMAR MEMORIAL GALLERY, Help Wanted, Northwestern University, Evanston IL

DEAN OF STUDENTS COLLECTION, Realistic Painting, Northwestern University, Evanston IL

CHICAGO URBAN PROJECT, African American May Festival, Lawndale IL

P R E S S

PGH Podcast (Pittsburgh Podcast), Award Winner Interview, Pittsburgh PA, 2015

Create-festival.com, CREATE 2015, Pittsburgh PA, 2015

PASATIEMPO, The New Mexican's Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture, June 13, 2014, Santa Fe NM, 2014

Santafenewmexican.com, Currents 2014: International New Media Festival, Santa Fe NM, 2014

Mutualart.com, New Media Transforms Tradition, Santa Fe NM, 2014

PLAINVILLE OBSERVER, Using Art to Cause Viewers to Question Reality, New Britain CT, 2013

THE COURANT, Light and Illusion: Works by Evan Mann and Astrid Toha, New Britain CT, 2013

BROOKLYN RAIL, RISD MFA Painting 2012, New York NY, July 2012

ARTSCOPE MAGAZINE, Present/Future: Emerging Artists, Concord MA, July 2012

ONE ART WORLD, RISD MFA Painting 2012, New York NY, 2012

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL, In the Galleries: RISD Graduate Show Deserves an A+, June 2012

GREENE COUNTY COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, Masters on Main Street, Catskill NY, 2011

 

P U B L I C A T I O N S

Wall as Glass, RISD MFA Painting Thesis, Providence RI, 2012

Media Path, Published portfolio of artwork up to 2007, Jakarta (Indonesia), 2008

 

P R O F E S S I O N A L    E X P E R I E N C E S

Visiting Artist, Central Connecticut State University, 2013

Teaching Assistant to Duane Slick, Department of Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2012

Teaching Assistant to Dennis Congdon, Department of Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011

Teaching Assistant to David Frazer, Department of Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011

Co-Curator, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, 2003 - 2005

Event Organizer, Jakarta Art Institute (Institut Kesenian Jakarta), Indonesia, 2006

A W A R D S

2015 Winner of CREATE Award in Art + Technology : Painting with Light by Astrid Toha, 2015

Pittsburgh Technology Council Fellowship, CREATE Festival, 2015

RISD Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010 - 2012

Graduate Honors, Rhode Island School of Design, 2012

Graduate Honors, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011

Roger Gayle & Mandle Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010 - 2011

SAIC Enrichment Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009 - 2010

J.G. Nolan Scholarship, Northwestern University, 2004 - 2005

Wellesley College Book Award, for exceptional female character, Simsbury CT, 2001