A LOOK BACK

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it was a year of ups and downs (as are most years)

I LOST BOTH OF MY

GRANDMAS

Rita ↑ and Galya ↓

FELT LET DOWN BY U.S. POLICE/GOVERNMENT ACTIONS AND

POLITICS

one highlight: seeing Bernie Sanders at a rally in Minneapolis

THE WORLD LOST MINNEAPOLIS NATIVE PRINCE AND MANY OTHER

STARS

BUT I ALSO CELEBRATED SOME IMPORTANT

ONE-YEARS

my boyfriend Terry

my job at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD)

my studio apartment

I TOOK SOME COOL

CLASSES

tintype photography

digital imaging and printing

super 8 filmmaking

I WENT ON SOME EYE-OPENING

TRIPS

Northern Minnesota

North Shore, Minnesota + Ontario, Canada

Afton State Park, Minnesota

Chicago, Illinois

I HAD PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS FEATURE MY

WORK

Maidens, online women's film photography magazine

Walker Art Center's #AtTheWalker campaign

NEXT, alumni magazine at MCAD

The Riveter Magazine, longform storytelling by women

Double Shift, MCAD staff exhibition

Water~Stone Review, literary journal

Creative Combustion, exhibition + book featuring Twin Cities artists

AND THERE WERE PLENTY OF

GOOD TIMES

Valentine's Day at a crazy multi-level funhouse

snow day

annual May Day parade

Edward Sharpe

Dinner in White

Florence + the Machine

Tim and Laura's wedding

Dinner Nights

a beautiful autumn

Halloween

buh-bye to 2016. hello to

2017!

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