June 2021:  de Cillia Graduating with Excellence Award in Design


University of Washington Division of Design graduation award for work and scholastic achievements.

May 2021:  Seattle Art Book Fair


Makeready is a three week online event that explores the making of a book from start to finish through the Seattle Art Book Fair. Tomorrow’s Book: Artifacts in the Anthropocene will be presented during the University of Washington studio tour during Week 2: Making a Book.

Register for the event here.


May 2021: Henry Art Gallery MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition


My thesis will be exhibiting in the School of Art + Art History + Design MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition at the Henry Art Gallery starting May 28, 2021.

April 2021: The New School’s Anthropology + Design Exhibition


The progress of Tomorrow’s Book: Artifacts in the Anthropocene was presented and exhibited at to The New School’s Anthropology + Design Exhibition through Parson’s School of Design. 

See the virtual gallery here.

See the exhibition website here.


2021: University of Washington Striker Design Graduate Award


University of Washington Division of Design award to be used for exhibiting thesis work at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle.

March 2021: Project Accepted to The New School’s Anthropology + Design Exhibition


Thesis-in-Progress, Tomorrow’s Book: Artifacts in the Anthropocene, was accepted to The New School’s Anthropology + Design Exhibition. The virtual exhibit will be live on April 16, 2021 from 12-4pm EST.

More information about the exhibition here.

December 2020: MDes Virtual Poster Show


The University of Washington Master of Design Poster Show is an annual event that allows others to peer into the thesis progress of current masters students. The show takes place near the end of the first of three quarters of the thesis year. A poster is designed by each candidate to provide insight on the completed research stage of the thesis. The 2020 show is virtual on Miro Board.

See poster show here.

October 2020: Microsoft Design Expo, “Designing  for a Healthier Future”


Viva: Anonymous + Accessible Teletherapy is a mental healthcare ecosystem that provides anonymous and remote therapy services for undocumented persons. This project was presented at the 2020 Microsoft Design Expo through the University of Washington.

Presenters included Taylor Miles Hopkins, Fei Shao, Solji Lee, and Vassilissa Semouchkina.

See project here.


2020-2021: Ongoing Thesis, “Tomorrow’s Book: Artifacts in the Anthropocene” 


Year-long thesis project including research, design production, and documentation for completion of the University of Washington Master of Design degree.

See the December 2020 Poster Show here.

May 2020: Boyer + Elizabeth Bole Gonzales Scholarship in Design


University of Washington Division of Design award for design work, academic record, and scholastic achievements.


May 2019: Top Scholar Award


University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design graduate recruitment award.