EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts candidate, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, expected May 2018

Bachelor of Arts, Webster University, Magna Cum Laude, 2007-2009

Associates of Arts, Meramec Community College, 2004-2007

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 Studio Assistant, Emil Frei, Kirkwood, Missouri, 2014

 Studio Tech, Mudflat Studio, Somerville Massachusetts, 2013-2014   

After School Art Teacher, Long Middle School, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017               ‘In the Raw: The Sketchbook Considered’, sketchbook exhibition, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, Illinois (curator: Katie Lochhead)

2017               ‘Friends of Art Exhibition’, juried art auction, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois

2017               ‘Graduate Exhibition’, all media juried exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois (Juror: Terry         Suhre)

2016               ‘33 November’, all media juried exhibition, Old Orchard Gallery, Webster Groves, Missouri (Juror: Jeane Vogel, Executive Director of Webster Arts)

2016               ‘Friends of Art Exhibition’, juried art auction, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois

2016               ‘Graduate Exhibition’, all media juried exhibition, Southern Illinois  University Edwardsville, Illinois, 2016 (Juror: Cheryl Wassenaar: Artist/Associate Professor Washington University St Louis, Missouri.)

2015               ‘Equality Matters – Conversations on Gender and Race’, Mildred M. Cox Gallery, Fulton, Missouri, 2015 (Jurors: Dion Dion, Kenny Greene and Sharon Kilfoyle)

2015               ‘Shrode Fine Art & Craft Competition Exhibition’, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 2015 (Juror: Pattie Chambers)

2014               Two Person Exhibition, ‘Entropy’, A Collaborative Installation, Blank Space, St. Louis, Missouri, 2014

 AWARDS/STIPENDS

2017               Southern Illinois University Sculpture on Campus Award (proposal selection and stipend, Juror Nick Lang)

2017               Art Service Award (Juror: Terry Suhre)

2016               Southern Illinois University Sculpture on Campus Dennis deToye 2nd place award (Juror Afruz Amighi)

2016               She is Here, Southern Illinois University Sculpture on Campus Award (proposal selection and stipend, Jurors Ilene Berman and Tara Morton)

2015-2016    Graduate Assistantship, Sculpture, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2015               John and Kay Kendall Ceramics Award

2015               Thomas and Carol Gipe Award in Sculpture

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

 2017               Introduction to Sculpture, Instructor of Record

 2016               Three-Dimensional Design, Instructor of Record

Meremac Community College

 2007               Introduction to Sociology, Teaching Assistant  

MEMBERSHIPS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

 2015-2017    Secretary and Member, Sculptors at Wagner (SAW), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2008-2014    Cofounder and Member, AlphaWom Nonprofit

ASSISTANTSHIPS

2010               Research Assistant, Professor Danielle MacCartney, International Sexual Orientation Human Rights Law

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

 2017               Juror, Schlafly Art Fair  

SERVICE

2017               Secretary, Visiting Artist Coordinator, SAW

2016               Media and Outreach Specialist, SAW