EDUCATION

MFA    2014-2016    Sculpture, Sound and Performance, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

MA     2012-2014     Painting, Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN  (Summa Cum Laude)

BFA     2008-2012    Printmaking, Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN (Summa Cum Laude)

 

EXHIBITION RECORD (* denotes upcoming)

2017    Time Savor, SOUP Experimental Gallery, Tallahassee, FL - Two Person Show (April)

2016    From the Fringe, A.I.R. Gallery, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY - Group Show (August)

Camstellation, Contemporary Art Museum (CAM), Raleigh, NC - Group Show (August-October)

            (un)making sense, GPS (Greensboro Project Space), Greensboro, NC - Solo Event (June/July)

The Letter Project, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC. Commissioned by the Triad Health Project: Dining for Friends - Solo Show

MAMFAD-X 2016, Metro Gallery 250, Philadelphia, PA - (Collaborative mail drawings) Group Show

Big Quiet, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC - Group Show

The Messenger Project, UNCG Art Truck & GPS (Greensboro Project Space), Greensboro, NC - Group Show

Dunnalia, Westerwood Sculpture Park, Greensboro, NC - Group Show

2015    The Picnic Project, Center City Park's Fall Festival, Greensboro, NC - Solo Show

            The Picnic Project, In Focus Gallery at Greenhill, Greensboro, NC - Solo Show

            Come to the Table, Center for Creative Writing and the Arts, UNCG, Greensboro, NC - Solo Show

            Linea Due, A Reflection of Venice, University of North Carolina Greensboro at Gatewood Gallery - Group Show

2014    Drawing in Space, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Gatewood Gallery, Greensboro, NC - Group Show

            Worn Ways, South Central College at Lookout Art Gallery, North Mankato, MN - Solo Show

            Annual Carnegie Juried Art Show, Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN

            Dormancy, Student Art League Spring Juried Show, Centennial Student Union Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN (Juror: Heather Nameth-Bren)

            All Things in All Ways, MA Thesis Show, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN - Solo Show

           Juried Inspiration Show hosted by Art History Round Table, Centennial Student Union Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN

2013    The Librarian is the Juror, Centennial Student Union Fall Juried Show, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN, 1st place

            Carnegie Juried Show, Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN (Juror: Richard Barlow) - Hope Cook Award of Excellence

            Bloom, Spring Juried Show, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN - Outstanding 2D

2012   Juried Show, 410 Project, Mankato, MN (Juror: Gregory Euclide) - Honorable Mention

           Sound Garden, University of Wisconsin Madison Women's Health Clinic - Solo Show

           Scophophilia, Fall Juried Show, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN - 2nd Best in Show

           Meandering, Brick Wall Gallery, Coffee Hag, Mankato, MN - Solo Show

           Classic American Obsessions, Minnesota State University, MN, Print Exchange 

           For We Are Where We Are Not, Juried Show with Indiana University, 410 Project, Mankato, MN

           Spring Juried Show, Centennial Student Union Gallery, Mankato, MN - Honorable Mention

2011   Your Hair is Your Limitation, Fall Advanced Painting Show, 410 Project, Mankato, MN - Group Show

           Umění Pádu, Fall Juried Show, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN

           Explorations, Taylor Library, North Mankato MN - Solo Show

           Rural American Contemporary Artists (RACA) Juried Show, Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN - 4th Best in show

           410 Juried Show, Mankato, MN - Honorable Mention

           Spring Juried Show, Centennial Student Union Gallery, Mankato, MN - Honorable Mention

           North and South, St. Peter Arts Center, St. Peter, MN, Print Exchange with Texas State University- San Marcos

2010   Bel Composto, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. (Juror: Lillian Egner) - 3rd Best in Show

           18th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, Mankato, MN

           bio(nic)(+o)logy, 410 Project, Mankato, MN,  Works on Paper Print Exchange

           Identity, Minnesota State University Mankato Print Exchange

           Chupacabra as Geographic Portal, Minnesota State University, MN, Print Exchange

2009   Avian; Flippin’ Birds, 410 Project, Mankato, MN

          Jones, Indiana, Centennial Student Union Gallery, Works on Paper Show, Mankato, MN

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2016-2017    Lecturer, "2D Foundations: Design 1," University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2016-2017    Instructor, "Art Appreciation," Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC

2012-2014    Instructor of Record, “ART100: 2D Design Principles & Foundations,” Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

2014-2016    Teaching Assistantships, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG)

                               -Assistant to the Curator of Education at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

                               -Digital Lab Monitor

2011-2012    First Year Experience Office, Orientation Peer Assistant, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

2010-2012    Admissions, Communication Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

 

MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

2014-2016    Research Assistant/Tour Guide for the Docent Program, Weatherspoon Art  Museum, UNCG, Greensboro, NC

2014-2016    Research Assistant to the Curator of Education (Ann Grimaldi), Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, Greensboro, NC

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-2016    Assistant to Artist Sheryl Oring, Greensboro, NC

2015             Art Teacher for “Family Night” at ArtQuest of Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC

2015             Art Teacher for “Cut, Dyed, & Sewn,” Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC

2015-2016    Yoga Instructor, RYT 200, Sapphire Studio, Liberty, NC

2013-2014    Fellowship: Artist Curator for Arts by the River, Twin River Center for the Arts, Mankato, MN

2009-2010    Art teacher and creator, “Krafty Kids,” sponsored by New Glarus, WI Youth Visions

2006-2010    Lead Scenic Artist at Oregon Straw Hat Players Community Theater, Oregon, WI

 

LECTURES

2016    Gallery Talk and Thesis Presentation at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, Greensboro, NC

2015    Visiting Artist Presenter in Sheryl Oring’s class, Perspectives on Contemporary Art, UNCG, Greensboro, NC

2015    Artist Talk at UNCG in conjunction with a group show, Linea Due, Greensboro, NC

 

COLLABORATIONS / RESIDENCIES

2015    Performer and collaborator for the project,Yellow Pepper, by artist Lee Walton, Greensboro, NC

2015     Residency at ArtQuest/Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC - The Picnic Project

 

GRANTS / AWARDS

2016    Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant Nominee/Candidate

2015    Teaching Assistantships (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC)

2015    Helen A. Thrush Scholarship (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC)

2014    Teaching Assistantships (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC)

2014    Helen A. Thrush Scholarship (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC)

2010    Rachel Salomonson Memorial Art Scholarship (Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN)

2010    Academic Scholarship (Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN)

2010    Community Theater Scholarship (Oregon, WI)

2008    Maverick Academic Accomplishment Scholarship (Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN)

2008    English Talent Grant (for writing portfolio Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN)

2008    New Glarus Art Guild Scholarship (New Glarus, WI)

2008    Grant Recipient to teach and create “Krafty Kids," New Glarus Youth Visions, WI

 

COLLECTIONS

410 Project Gallery, Mankato, MN

Student Union, Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN

 

CONFERENCES / MEMBERSHIPS

2012    Southern Graphics Council Conference, Milwaukee, WI

2011    Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Chapter 162

2011    Southern Graphics Council Conference, St. Louis, MO

2010    Mid American Print Conference, Minneapolis, MN

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2008-2012    Works on Paper, Printmaking Club, Minnesota State University Mankato, Vice President

2008-2012    Student Art League, Minnesota State University Mankato