education

Portland Community College (PCC), 2022. Career Pathways Certificate in Creative Coding & Immersive Technologies

Reed College 2016, B.A. in Anthropology. Senior thesis: In Whose Terms?: Difference, Similarity, and Prosthesis in the Human-Dolphin Encounter

ongoing

realgirl1994. Zine series, made with the support of the Regional Arts & Culture Council and the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

1000 Tapes. Series of one-of-a-kind cassette tapes.

2022

A. Album, self-released on Bandcamp. Made with the 2021 RACC Make/Learn/Build grant.

Cascade Paragon Arts Gallery: A Series of Interconnected Delights. Immersive and interactive installation made with the 2022 PCC Creative Coding cohort.

Carnation Contemporary: The Extended Ear: An Artist Book Fair. Group show, curated by Hannah Newman and Kris Blackmore. Issues 2, 8, and 9 of realgirl1994 on display.

2021

Local Cinema: Animal Crossing Livestream & Trans Lifeline Fundraiser #1. Featuring Schaus and Alexandrite.

Squeaky Wheel's 18th Animation Fest. Screening of music video for easy_v3.4.

Blogging without a blog: Processing creativity with Tumblr, Scrivener, or simple word processors. Live workshop as part of the Portland Zine Symposium #VirtualPZS2021.

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures: 2021 Actos de Confianza Relief Grant.

Holding the Line: Notes from Walking the Picket Line with the Burgerville Workers Union. Essay published in Soap Ear journal.

Ends with manuel arturo abreu. Interview with abreu + sound collage based on 1000 Tapes, broadcast on Montez Press Radio.

Regional Arts and Culture Council's Make/Learn/Build Grant. Awarded for work on my upcoming album as well as research on trans electronica.

HECHA / 做 NYC Anti-Green-Sheen Zine II. Untitled comic about greenwashing at Burgerville.

2021 Artist Talk: A diet of worms and realgirl1994. Recap of my 2020 projects supported by grants and residencies. (documentation coming soon)

Excerpt from A diet of worms, published in the fourth volume of Death Rattle’s Oroboro literary journal.

2020

Carnation Contemporary_Across Today's Tomorrow group show with Salimatu Amabebe, Jessica Mehta, Inés Paulina Ramírez, Angela Saenz & Laura Camila Medina, and Melanie Stevens.

Regional Arts and Culture Council Catalyst Grant_A Diet of Worms

Independent Publishing Resource Center 2020-2021 BIPOC Residency_realgirl1994 and other zines

2019

single_Beer

single_Trynna Keep Up

2018

album_The Meatmachine

[Abby Castillo] @ Boathouse Microcinema, screening of video art shared on YouTube from 2012-2018. At the Boathouse Microcinema in Portland, OR on October 28.

2017

conduit gallery_The Human Use of Human Fish, play written and staged with Lauren Lollie Nelson, starring Tonya Jone Miller

2016

album_EVIL ALL THE TIME