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EDUCATION

2010 - 2015 Indiana University Bloomington

BFA Digital Art

BA East Asian Language & Culture + Linguistics Minor

EMPLOYMENT

2021 - present  Personal Assistant at Tricia Kaman's Studios, Cleveland, OH

2019 - present Seamstress for Kaman's Art Shoppes, Sandusky, OH​

2016 - present  Screen Printer at Hip Hues, Nashville, TN + Columbus, OH

2019 - 2020 Event Manager for Jolly Scholar in Cleveland, OH

2019 Event Manager for LGBT Night at The Dome in Kent, OH

2018 - 2020 Lead Portrait Artist at Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Sandusky, OH
2017 - 2018 Production Manager at Graphix Junction, Hudson, OH

2017 Graphic Designer at University Tees, Cleveland, OH
2015 - 2016 Screen Printer at Olan Rogers Supply, Nashville, TN

RESIDENCIES

2020 School of Making Thinking: Performing Knowledge, Pittsburgh PA (on hold due to COVID)

2019 Outsiders Retreat, Ohio

2017 - 2019  Vintage Frame Affair, Canton, OH

2018 - 2019  Rubber City Prints, Akron, OH

AWARDS AND LEADERSHIP

2020 Master of Amazement at Ohio Burlypicks

2018 Miss Ohio All Star Princess Pageant 2nd Alternate, Youngstown OH

         Ohio Gay Pride Femme 2nd Alternate, Columbus OH

2015 2nd Place Rock Music Video Winner at Indie Gathering Film Fest, Cleveland OH

         Best High Concept Music Video at Zed Film Fest, Burbank CA

2014 - 2015 Excellence in Korean Language Award

2013 - 2015 Dean's List

2013 Korean Conversation Club Secretary

2012 - 2015 Cofounder and Art Department Officer of Indiana All Media

CONVENTIONS + EXPOS + ART WALKS

2019 Bound & Loaded Zine Fest - Cleveland

         Imprint Zine Fest - Cleveland

         BLOOM - Human Trafficking Benefit, Cleveland

         Camp Lilac Benefit Dinner, Cleveland

         Live Portraits at 78th St Studios Third Friday, Cleveland 

2018 Women Illustrators Group Show at Loop in Tremont, Cleveland

2017 - 2018 Pop Up Market at Hive Mind, Akron

2017 - 2019 Genghis Con Cleveland

2017 St. Louis Small Press Expo

         Book Release of "Omni," at Weird Realms, Cleveland

2016 Grandma's Jackets, Eternal Visions Showcase, Nashville

2015 Grandma's Jackets + The Club Noire Fashion Show, Nashville

         Grandma's Jackets + Shitty Cig Art at Foobar, Nashville (recurring)

TEACHING & WORKSHOPS

2021 Making Your Life as an Artist at Battle of the Teal, Cleveland, OH

2020 Drag 101 at Cleveland Exotic Dance, Cleveland, OH

           Camming Like a Pro at Cleveland Exotic Dance, Cleveland, OH

           Chalk Pastel Portraits at Shaker Arts Council, Cleveland, OH

           Drag Queen Figure Drawing at Cleveland Museum of Art

2019 CMYK Workshop, Rubber City Prints, Akron OH

2018 Video as Art, Continuing Education at Cleveland Institute of Art

2014 - 2015 Social Media Marketing & Personal Branding with CEWiT 

2012 ESL Teaching Internship at Maeji Elementary in Wonju, South Korea
         English Tutoring at Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea

INTERVIEWS + PRESS

2020 "Bursting the Beauty Bubble" Panel Speaker with KIN

         "Christmas is Cancelled" with Princess Jafar - Podcast & Video, interview

          Circle of Nerds - Podcast & Video, interview

          The Observer - "Putting the Gal in Galentines Day"

          The Observer - "The Issue with Iconic" interview

          Paper Phoenix Ink - "Queer Comic Artist" interview

          Circle of Nerds - Podcast & Video, interview

2019 Destination Cleveland - "The Drag Scene" interview

          Destination Cleveland - "48 Hour City Guide" interview

          Destination Cleveland - "The Best Part" commercial

          Crowd DNA "Cleveland Youth Culture Mobile Mission" interview

2018 Bitchface - podcast interview

          Women on the Line - "Impact of SESTA/FOSTA on Sex Workers" podcast interview

          OnPoint Miami - "Women Comic Creators" podcast interview

2017 Bitchface - podcast interview

          KB Time - "The Artist Known As Kay-T Critiques" live television interview

SHOWS, SCREENINGS, AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS

ACTING & SPOKEN WORD 

2020 SPACES Annual Benefit Telethon Host

2019 Inferno - Maelstrom Collaborative Arts

         Destination Cleveland - Commercial Actor

         Let Envy Out, Lakewood, OH

         Voice Acting for Peg and Deb, SPACES, Cleveland OH

ART INSTALLATION

2020 The Wandering - Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Cleveland OH

2019 End of Days - SPACES, Cleveland OH

         Inferno - Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Cleveland OH

SHOWS OF INDIVIDUAL WORKS

Dusty Bucket. Drag, burlesque, performance art

2020 Plexus Winter Soiree

           Cleveland Exotic Dance Winter Showcase

           SPACES Annual Benefit Telethon

           Master of Amazement at Ohio Burlypicks

2019 Saturnalia - Maelstrom Collaborative Arts

           Austin International Drag Festival, Austin TX

           "$$$" at Short Form, Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Cleveland, OH

           Featured on Destination Cleveland, Cleveland Tourism Website

           CSU Annual Drag Showcase, Cleveland OH

           Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland OH

           Headliner at Boobstock, Hudson, OH

           Ohio Burlesque Festival, Cleveland, OH

2018 Miss Ohio All Star Princess Pageant 2nd alternate, Youngstown OH

           2rd Alternate at Ohio Gay Pride Femme 2019 Pageant, Columbus OH

2017 Miss Ohio All Star Pageant, Akron OH

 

Hairy Queers. Chalk pastel portrait series

2020 Weird Women Co. Zone "Sex Love and Other Stuff" Issue

2019 Tremont Arts Festival, OH

           3rd Space Gallery, Canton Art Prize, OH

           Sweet 'Art, London, UK

           Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH

           The Root Cafe, Lakewood, OH

           Hairy Femme Mother Zine

           Bechdel Film Festival, Akron

           Makeshift Art Gallery, Canton

           Silo Art Studio, Canton

           The Art Of Queer, online gallery

           Rubber City Prints Gallery Space

2018 "Color High" Studio 2091, Akron

           "LGBTQ+ Juried Exhibition" Akron Soul Train, at Hive Mind, Akron

Kay-T Critiques. Video and performance installation

2020 SPACES Annual Benefit Telethon

            Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Conundrum Co-Op, video & performance

2019 Project3 Gallery Akron, online gallery

2018 Peg and Deb Show, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland

2016 Aggregate, Ground Floor Gallery + Studios, Nashville
         
 Hello To All This, Working Girls Collective Series at CCIC, Indianapolis
2015 Grunwald Gallery BFA Thesis Exhibition, Bloomington

2014 IAM Film Festival, Bloomington
         
 Grunwald Gallery Non-Graduating BFA Exhibition, Bloomington

Puzzle Factory. Short Story

2020 Outsiders Anthology

Armpit Hair. Short Story

2019 Like A Girl Issue 5

           SOIL Arts and Literature

2018 Broadside Press

Blood. Comic short

2019 Vagabond Anthology "Kindred"

Genius Next Door. Comic short

2017 Vagabond Anthology Issue Six "Afloat"

           "Positive Reinforcements" Maelstrom Arts Gallery Show, Cleveland

Fuck You Kitchen/Can't Stand The Heat/Your Local Kitchen Idiot. Comic short

2018 Devil Strip Magazine, ongoing monthly

           Call Out Comics

           Vagabond Anthology Issue Eight "Pizza Party"

2017 Vagabond Anthology Issue Seven "Assorted Flavors"

 

Evil Twin. Comic short

2016 Estuaries Zine #1 "Reconciling the Queer South"

​Donna Tramp / Locker Room Talk. Music and videos
2017 Portland Unknown Film Festival, Portland

2016 Nasty Woman Exhibition, Knockdown Center, NYC
         
 Nasty Women Nashville, Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville
 
Corn Federation. HSSaLPaCaHSS video collaboration
2016 Iris Film Festival
2015 NSAL Student Career Award 1st Place

           Waldron Center Gallery
2014 Middlecoast Festival

           IAM Film Festival
2013 Student Cinema Showcase
 
Taste My Lightning. Music video
2015 Indie Gathering Film Festival 2nd Place Rock Music Video Winner

           Zed Film Festival “Best High Concept Music Video”
           Zed Film Festival “Best Song”
           ACRS Film Festival
           Free Film Festival
2014 IAM Film Festival
 
Pick Up. Video & performance
2014 IAM Film Festival
2013 Student Cinema Showcase
 
Creatures, Not Monsters. Video & performance
2014 IAM Film Festival

           Campus Movie Festival
 
Crying Party. HSSaLPaCaHSS video, interactive multimedia, performance collaboration
2014 Fuller Projects Gallery
 
Green. HSSaLPaCaHSS video collaboration
2014 Fuller Projects Gallery “Neorascality: Disruptions of the Public Sphere”
 
Tilted Arc Performance. Live performance
2014 Fuller Projects Gallery “Neorascality: Disruptions of the Public Sphere”
 
Internet, Identity, Cats. HSSaLPaCaHSS video & performance collaboration
2014 Fuller Projects Gallery
 
Timeline (Clocks). HSSaLPaCaHSS collaboration
2013 Fuller Projects Gallery
 
"My Favorite Korean…." Video
2013 Korean Consulate Video Contest Winner

LIVE MUSIC

2016 Secret Friends, Nashville TN

2015 Dad Jokes at Root Cellar, Bloomington IN

           Girl Tho at Root Cellar, Bloomington IN

           Ukulele Gaga at Back Door, Bloomington IN

2014 Ukulele Gaga at Bloomington Pride, IN