EDUCATION

2018-2020: Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology, Departmental Honors Parsons School of Design, USA
2015-2017: Master of Arts in Material Futures Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, UK
2009-2014: Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Textiles, First Class Honors University of Technology Sydney, AUS

TEACHING

Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2020 | “Critical Computation Lab” | The New School (graduate)

Instructor, Summer 2020 | "Immersive Storytelling with VR for Social Impact" | Wave Learning Festival (K8 up)
Teaching Assistant, Spring 2020 | “Waste & Justice” | The New School (undergraduate)
Teaching Assistant, Fall 2019 | “Immersive Storytelling” | The New School (under
graduate)
Teaching Fellow, Summer 2019 | "MFA Design and Technology Bootcamp: Design Track" | The New School (
graduate)
Instructor/Senior PASS Leader, Feb 2011-Nov 2014 |

“Foundations in Patternmaking & Construction”, “Fashion Cultures” | University of Technology Sydney (undergraduate)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/SHOWS

Primer 2020 Speculative Futures Exhibition, NY, 2020
Tech & Social Good Exhibition, International House, New York, USA, 2019
Universal Materiality exhibition, Aronson Gallery, Parsons School of Design, 2019
Museum of Science, Boston, 2018 & The New School, New York, USA, 2018
Lloyds Banking Group Recruitment Events 2017-2018, tour around the UK
Veem, Dutch Design Week, The Netherlands, 2017
Central Saint Martins Degree Show, London, UK, 2017
Ventura, Salone del Mobile Milano/Milan Design Week, Italy, 2017
Out of Hand Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia, 2016-17
XHIBIT 2016 exhibition, University of the Arts London, UK, 2016
YiHaus Exhibition by Value Retail, Shanghai, China, 2016
Quilt & Craft Fair 2015, tour around Australia
Hair Expo 2015 Opening Night Show, Sydney, Australia, 2015
Mixed Media Moments exhibition, Art Moment Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 2015
NJAL x D3 Dubai Design District exhibition, United Arab Emirates, 2015

SELECTED AWARDS/PUBLICATIONS

- Primer 2020 Speculative Futures Emerging Designer Competition Finalist

- “Acquiring Material Know-How in VR: A Proposal for Simulated Textiles with Learnable Hybrid Properties for a

Virtual Handcrafting Experience” paper accepted by HCI International 2020;

- “Softable” featured in Health Design Thinking: Creating Products & Services for Better Health, Cooper Hewitt, 2020;

- Women’s International Leadership Fellowship 2019-2020 winner;

- American Association of University Women International Fellowship 2018 and 2019 winner;

- John L Tishman Scholarship 2018-2019 winner;

- Parsons Graduate Student Research Award 2018-2019 winner;

- The New School Provost’s Scholarship winner;

- Open Style Lab Summer Research Fellowship 2018 - selected in designer category, New York, USA;

- XHIBIT 2016 University of the Arts London competition winner;

- Featured designer in WGSN Inclusive Designers: The Next Generation, Consumer Insight 2016 Report, WGSN;

- Featured designer in Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney;

- MA Material Futures Course Representative for the 2015-2016 academic year, Central Saint Martins, London;

- Featured “Black Sheep” designer in A Moodboard Moment: Bolor Amgalan, Not Just a Label;

- University of the Arts / International Students House Postgraduate Scholarship 2015-2017 winner;

- First Prize, Art U Wear 2015 Competition, Quilt & Craft Fair 2015, Australia;

- “Metabolism SS15” collection featured in: Alchemy magazine (June 2015, Australia), Terrific Fashion edited by 

Cristina Morozzi (24 Ore Cultura, Italy), Viewpoint issue 35 (Franklintill Studio, UK) and more;

- Highly commended finalist, Woolmark & Domus Vim joint scholarship 2014, Australia

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