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Pacific Northwest College of Art | Portland, OR | 2009-2013

BFA, Intermedia | Dean’s List | Commencement Class Speaker




Tonya Harding and the Value of Art, PNCA Convocation

Girl with a Cigarette (performance and artist talk), Portland Art Museum

Looking for Tiger Lily (Solo), Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College

Me, Myself & It: The Artist Talk (ca. 1970), Littman Gallery at Portland State University


Carla Rossi: Postal & Coastal, Masquerade for My Sister's Place, Salishan Resort


Looking for Tiger Lily, The Hollywood Theatre

Music from the Butt: A Lecture, Classical Revolution PDX Presents Music From Hell, Dante's

Looking for Tiger Lily (Chapter One), 2016 Risk/Reward Festival, Artists Repertory Theatre


The Hiding Place, Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education

Carla Rossi: To Indignity & Beyond, The Hollywood Theatre


Carla Rossi Sings the End of the World, The Alberta Rose Theatre

The Things You Drop on Your Way Up the Ladder, PICA’s Critical Mascara at TBA

Give Me All Your Money, 1st Annual EFF Portland Artist Throwdown, DISJECTA

50 Shades of White, 2014 CAP Art Auction, Memorial Coliseum


Homomentum: The Musical, CoHo Theatre

Carla Rossi: One Night Only, PNCA

I Should Be So Lucky, Heart of Desire: curated by Gabe Flores, Place Gallery


Dispatch, 10th Annual Richard Foreman Mini-Festival, Performance Works NW (with The DECEPTiCONS)

Homomentum: A Musical Preview, JAW New Works Festival, Portland Center Stage

W*RQ, Dance+ Festival, Conduit Dance (with The DECEPTiCONS)

W*RQ, 2012 Risk/Reward Festival, Artists Repertory Theatre (with The DECEPTiCONS)


Are We Drag Queens? 9th Annual Richard Foreman Mini-Festival, PWNW (with Kaj-anne Pepper)




Video Editing, Jinkx Monsoon: Beach City Bimbo, Provincetown Art House


Video Master, The Fifth and Final Critical Mascara, TBA:17, The Works at PICA

Video Master, Jinkx Monsoon: The Ginger Snapped, Provincetown Art House


Video Master, Jinkx Monsoon: I Want You, Provincetown Art House

Video Master, RuPaul's Drag Race Battle of the Seasons World Tour


Tainted Eggs | 5:35 | Color | HD Video

Shorty Shorts 3: Queer Short Film Festival, Clinton St. Theater

Monsoonronome | 2:00 | Color | HD Video

Subduction Zone at The Front (NOLA), curated by Stephen Slappe

Half-Breed | 2:45 | Color | HD Video

PNCA 2013 VideoFest, Clinton St. Theater, Portland, OR


Sausage Party | 3:40 | Color | HD Video

Shorty Shorts 2: Queer Short Film Festival, Clinton St. Theater

PCPSA | 3:10 | B&W | HD Video

Not Enough! Queer Music & Arts Festival, Refuge PDX

The Carla Rossi Workout | 7:58 | Color | HD Video

24 Karat Pretense, STORE Gallery


The Quest for Sincerity | 5:45 | Color | HD Video

Shorty Shorts Queer Short Film Festival, Q Center


Oregon Public Health & Zombies | 1:00 | Color | HD Video

Regal Fox Tower 10 Cinema| January 2011



2018 Me, Myself & It, Littman Gallery, Portland State University

2014 ARTPOOP, Place Gallery

2013 Queering Portlandia, Portland Building Installation Space



2013 Just Art: Queer & Transgendered Artists of Color on Racial Justice (hosted by Basic Rights Oregon), Black Cat Café

2013 Queer & Allied Artists Spring Showcase, Aaron Hall Gallery, Q Center

2012 24 Karat Pretense, STORE Gallery

2011 Enter Medium, Higgins Gallery, PNCA

2010 Future Was Here, Screaming Sky Gallery



2018 USArtists International Travel Grant (for Looking for Tiger Lily)

2018 Oregon Community Foundation Creative Heights Grantee (for Still Looking for Tiger Lily)

2018 Western Arts Alliance Native Launchpad Artist

2018 RACC Artist Focus Project Grant (for Clown Down: Failed to Mount)

2018 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellowship

2017 Willamette Week's Best of Portland - Third Best Local Celebrity

2016 RACC Artist Focus Project Grant (for Looking for Tiger Lily)

2015 PNCA+Hollywood Theatre Media Resident

2015 Premiere PDX Excellence in Artistry Award

2014 RACC Artist Focus Project Grant (for Carla Rossi Sings the End of the World)

2013 PNCA Intermedia Department Award and Liberal Arts Department Award

2011“Most Monstrous Drag,” The Stumped Awards

2010 Grand Prize Winner, Northwest Health Foundation's PSA Contest (for Oregon Public Health & Zombies)