1985: Born in San Diego

2007: Moved to San Francisco

2015: Moved to New York

2017: Moved to Oakland



Education

Amount of student debt still owed as of April 2019:
$66,408.44

Amount originally borrowed:
~$90,000

Estimated total to be paid with interest:
~$165,000

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Publications

Books

99, Issue Press, 2018

who am i and who cares, self-published, 2017

Girl Problems, CCOOLL, 2015

Internet, CCOOLL, 2014

 

Chapbooks & Zines

Sometimes, CCOOLL, 2016

Do Plants Feel?, Issue Press, 2015

Recently There has been an Increase in Rhino Thefts, CCOOLL, 2015 Second Edition

Rebel, CCOOLL, 2013

Recently There has been an Increase in Rhino Thefts, self-published, 2013

 

Readings & Performance

As of Late VOL II launch party and reading, with Dianna Settles, Jheyda McGarrell, Eric Dolan, Ocean Escalanti, Sophie Appel, Griffin McPartland, David Benzler, Gray Tolhurst, Madison Decter, Kevin Hatch, Chandler Fitchett, Hunter Thomas, Rel Robinson, Ian Collins, Music by Tris McGowan, Land and Sea (Oakland, CA), 2019

who am i and who cares reading, Bad Store opening party, Bad People (Los Angeles, CA), 2017

who am i and who cares reading, with Jordan Karnes and Angella d’Avignon, E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland, CA), 2017

I Have 99 Problems and the Internet is All of Them, Grafixx Festival (Antwerp, Belgium), 2016

Girl Problems reading, Dream Gurls group show, Silent Barn (Brooklyn, New York), 2015

Girl Problems reading, with Sara McGrath, Little Paper Planes (San Francisco, CA), 2015

Girl Problems reading, with Sara McGrath, E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland, CA), 2015

Internet reading, Wundercabinet Pop-Up Lecture Series at Haxan Film Festival, E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland, CA), 2015

Internet reading, with Jennifer Williams, Little Paper Planes (San Francisco, CA), 2015

 

Panels

Feminist Book After Party panel curated by Nicole Killian and Sarah Faith Gottesdiener, hosted by Women’s Center for Creative Work (Los Angeles, California), February 2015

URL meets IRL: A Panel Discussion with Electric Objects, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
(San Francisco, California), August 2014

 

Collaborations

CCOOLL (2011-2015), an international artist collective; Co-founded with Lynda Lucas; Co-run with Paul Windle; Members: Amanda Jasnowski, Chris Golden, Justin Fogle, Laurie Rollitt, Lydo Le, Naomi Kolsteren, Vincent Vrints, Ola Onda, Rand Renfrow, Taylor Johnson; Contributors: Carson Davis Brown, Debbie Carlos, Liam Kaczmar, Margherita Urbani, Nicole Lavelle, Nous Vous Collective, and Studio Fluit

 

Group Exhibitions and Fairs

2018

Grafixx Zine Fest exhibitor, De Studio, (Antwerp, Belgium) 

 

2017

"Bad Store," Aaron Jupin, Adi Goodrich, Ako Castuera, Alicia Nauta, Amanda Jasnowski, Angela Stempel, Art Baby Girl, Ben Marcus, Breanne Trammell, Charlene Man, Clay Hickson, Colour Code Publishing, Cortney Cassidy, Elevator Teeth, Elana Schlenker, Eric Johnson, Gina Maune, Ginette Lapalme, Hallie Bateman, Hellen Jo, James Chong, Jeffrey Kriksciun, Jesse Fillingham, Jing Wei, Josh Cochran, Josh Freydkis, Liana Jegers, Lori Damiano, Meghan Tryon, Mel Kadel, Michael C. Hsiung, Never Press, Patrick Kyle, Paul Windle, Rand Renfrow, Sam Margherita, Sean Solomon, Travis Millard, Valley Cruise Press, Zoe Zag curated by Paul Windle, at Bad People (Las Angeles, California)

“Inselform,” Cortney Cassidy, Ephameron, Siemen Van Gaubergen and Lasse Wandschneider, at Raum Vollreinigung (Berlin, Germany)

 

2016

“Follow for Unfollow,” Annika Bastacky, Andrew Win, Cortney Cassidy, Dmitri Cherniak, Elisabeth Nicula, Elliot Bamberger, Etan Zapinsky, Joy Ding, Lucia Goodbag, at The Galallery (San Francisco, California)

“Muusic Videoo,” CCOOLL, 892 Lorimer (Brooklyn, New York)

 

2015

“Dream Gurls,” Amanda Jasnowski, Annie Wang, Cortney Cassidy, Emily Reile, Kelly Rakowski, Lydo Le, Lilian Martinez, Mel Nguyen, Nani Albornoz, Nicole Killian, Sara McGrath, Zoe Burnett, Silent Barn (Brooklyn, New York)

“Poster Show,” CCOOLL x Issue Press, Kornel (Antwerp, Belgium)

“CCOOLL IRL LA” pop up shop, CCOOLL, Day Space Night (Los Angeles, California)

New York Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter

Los Angeles Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter


2014

“Day Job,” curated by Taryn Cowart and Corbyn LaMont, printed booklet

“Here Is Me,” Debbie Carlos & Cortney Cassidy, City Limits (Oakland, California)

“Love for Sale” curated by Kate Bingaman-Burt, Frank Chimero, and Will Bryant, Land (Portland, Oregon)

“Gaze Daze,” CCOOLL, curated by Huis Haas at Kornel (Antwerp, Belgium)

New York Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter

Los Angeles Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter


2013

New York Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter

Los Angeles Art Book Fair Exhibitor, Printed Matter


2012

“Art Trek 9” curated by Ephameron, Galerie Mekanik (Antwerp, Belgium)


2010

“Sight + Sound” curated by Kelly Lynn Jones and Cortney Cassidy, NOMA Gallery (San Francisco, California)

San Francisco Zine Fest Exhibitor


2009

“WE HAVEN’T FELT THIS WAY IN YEARS II” curated by Ryan De La Hoz, Gallery Heist (San Francisco, California)

 

2008

San Francisco Zine Fest Exhibitor

 

Current Employment

Material Design @ Google — Visual Designer
July 2017 – Present
San Francisco, California

Past Employment

Condé Nast - Senior Designer
March 2016 - July 2017
New York, New York

  • Allure website redesign
    SPD nominee, Webby nominee, 2017

  • Brides website redesign
    SPD Silver, Webby nominee, 2017

  • Healthyish product and website design
    SPD Digital Medal Finalist, Homepage/Single Screen Design, 2018

  • Bon Appetit website redesign
    SPD Digital Medal Finalist, Redesign, 2018

 

Yahoo - Visual Designer
September 2013 - September 2015
Sunnyvale, California

  • Homepage redesign Contributed expansive explorations for the redesign of the high-profile homepage and article pages, including new feature proposals like a personal digest.

  • Color system Audited the color usage across all Yahoo verticals and consolidated them into a successfully adopted simple and flexible modular system, reducing all 171 individual hex values to 9 essential colors.

 

Dwell Magazine - Editorial Designer
January 2012 - July 2013
San Francisco, California

  • Editorial design Designed features, department pages, and infographics for monthly architecture publication under the creative direction of Alejandro Chavetta. Art directed illustrators and collaborated with the editorial team.

  • Redesign of the print magazine Established a fresh and updated design system for the print magazine with Alejandro Chavetta.

 

Little Paper Planes - Principal Designer and Artist Coordinator
July 2007 - July 2010
San Francisco, California

  • Coordinated artist features, interviews, and projects. Consulted on the brand's identity and design language.