Curriculum Vitae



Film Festivals

2018     Official Selection, “Meta-Gaze”, Los Angeles Fashion Film Festival

Exhibitions

2019    Nouveau Bouge, ShockBoxx Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA
2019    3rd Annual Photographic Exhibition and Competition, LA Art Core Gallery at the Brewery Annex, Los angeles, CA
2019     LA Open, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018     Interstices, University of California, Santa Cruz
2018     Life Art Science Technology Art Exhibition, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, CA

Education

2018     MFA, Digital Arts and New Media, University of California, Santa Cruz
2016     BA (Honors), Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

Awards

2018    Top Rated Abstracts, “Gaze Relations: Looking as Power”, Leonardo Abstracts Service
2018     Finalist, Graduate Research Slam, University of California, Santa Cruz

Publications

2018     “Gaze Relations: Looking as Power”, Leonardo Abstracts Service

Grants

2018     Florence French Fund for the Arts Scholarship, University of California, Santa Cruz

Teaching

2019    STEAM Specialist, Genesis at Marciano Art Foundation
2019    Educator, Art and Tech, Genesis at Marciano Art Foundation
-2018
2017     Teaching Assistant, 3D Foundations, University of California, Santa Cruz
2017     Teaching Assistant, Computer Programming for Artists, University of California, Santa Cruz
2017     Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz
2016     Teaching Assistant, History of Electronic Music, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research

2018    Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Santa Cruz
2017     Digital Arts and New Media, Performative Technology, University of California, Santa Cruz
2016     Digital Arts and New Media, Mechatronics, University of California, Santa Cruz


Press

2017     Aaron Carnes, “Love Your Local Band: Psychic Astro Club”, Good Times Santa Cruz
2015     Dustin Hollywood, “Franny Verdugo {Artist to Watch/New Music Fridays/ Exclusive Interview}”, Nakid Magazine
2015     “Franny Verdugo”, Glitter Mob Mag
2015     Remy Dixon, “‘This Pleasant Purgatory’”, City on a Hill Press