Does Your Shoe Have a Boy Inside?

A project exploring memory, based in a retail shoe store stockroom.
The structure of stockroom is used as a kind of memory palace.
Memories of objets and spaces are reconstructed as miniatures.

work in progress

work in progress

work in progress

Art(ists) On the Verge 10 Fellowship

Art(ists) On the Verge 10 Fellows. Photo from left to right: Lindsy Halleckson, Essma Ismady (Photo: Russ White), Kathy McTavish, Khadijah Muse, Chris Rackley

I am honored to have been selected as a 2018/2019 Art(ists) On the Verge Fellow. Since April 2018, I have been developing my fellowship project and am excited to share my work in a group exhibition with my colleagues at the Rochester Art Center, October 5, 2019 to February 8 2020. 

I am deeply grateful for the support from the AOV10 co-directors, Steve Dietz, Piotr Szyhalski, and Mike Hoyt; my mentor Eric William Carroll; and the other AOV10 Fellows Lindsy Halleckson, Essma Imady, Kathy McTavish, and Khadijah Muse.

Art(ists) On the Verge 10 is the tenth year of an intensive, mentor-based program developed and produced by Northern for emerging artists based in Minnesota working with technology, digital culture, and interactivity.


Co-Directors of AOV10: Steve Dietz, Artistic Director, Northern; Piotr Szyhalski, Professor, Media Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design; Mike Hoyt, Multimedia Artist.


Jury of AOV10: Kate Arford, Gallery Director at the Soap Factory; Petra Bachmaier, Artist and one half of the Chicago-based artist duo Luftwerk; Tana Hargest, Artist and Storyteller; Miko Simmons, Cinematic Projection Designer, Interactive Creative Director, Motion Graphics Designer; Pramila Vasudevan, artist choreographer founder of Aniccha Arts and director of Naked Stages.


Art(ists) On the Verge 10 is generously supported by the Jerome Foundation.

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