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               ’64 Arts’, national juried exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts (Juror: Lonnie Eugene Stewart)

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               Bound, Southern Illinois University Sculpture on Campus Award, 1st place award (Juror David Deming)

2017               Graduate Assistantship, Wood Shop, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  

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    Member, Sculptors at Wagner (SAW), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2008-2014    Cofounder and Member, AlphaWom Nonprofit

ASSISTANTSHIPS

2010               Research Assistant, Professor Danielle MacCartney

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

 2017               Juror, Schlafly Art Fair  

SERVICE

2017-2018    President, SAW

2017               Secretary, Visiting Artist Coordinator, SAW

2016               Media and Outreach Specialist, SAW

MEDIA COVERAGE

2017           “Eye-Catching Artwork Featured During SIUE’s 17th Annual Sculpture Walk” https://www.siue.edu/news/2017/10/Eye-                                             Catching-Artwork-Featured-During-SIUEs-Annual-Sculpture-Walk.shtml

2017             Create! Magazine, July 2017 Issue Feature, Curated by Dasha Matsuura, Assistant Director at Spoke SF

2016             Edwardsville Intelligencer, “Sculpture Walk to take place at SIUE,” October 5, 2016,                                                                                                         http://www.theintelligencer.com/local/article/Sculpture-Walk-to-take-place-at-SIUE-10649852.php