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Education

 

            2018     Master of Fine Arts: Sculpture. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            2015    Bachelor of Fine Arts: Sculpture. California State University, Fullerton.

 

            2012     Fresno City College. California.

Residencies

 

            November 2018 - Present      Blazing Paddles Studio LLC. Macon, Georgia

 

            October 2018                          Paul Artspace. St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Experience

 

            2016 - 2018                   

                        Library Affairs Preservation Unit. Morris Library. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            2015 - 2018                   

                        Wood shop technician. School of Art and Design. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

                                                           

            2014 - 2015                   

                        Research assistant/translator. Department of Health Science. California State University, Fullerton.

 

            2013 - 2015                  

                        Assistant to the preparator. Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery. California State University, Fullerton.

Exhibitions

            2019

        

            “Manifold” The Dragon’s Journey. The Solo exhibition. Mercer University.

                        McEachern Art Center. Macon, Georgia

 

            “Womxn 2 Womxn” July exhibition. Royal Jelly Collective and Dulce Upfront Labs. Fresno, California.

 

             “Textures” National juried exhibition. Kavanagh Gallery, Fine Line Creative Arts Center.

                        St. Charles. Illinois. 

 

            “Creatures” The Middle Georgia Art Association. The MGAA Gallery. Macon, Georgia.

 

            “Opposites” A National Juried Exhibition. Juror, Caitee Hoglund. Attleboro Arts Museum.

                        Attleboro, Massachusetts.

 

            “31st Annual Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition” National Juried Show.

                        Juror, Katherine Dirga, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, and Joseph Peragine. Dalton Gallery,

                        Agnes Scott College. Decatur, Georgia.

 

            “2019 Georgia Artists: A Juried Exhibition” Juror, InKyoung Chun and Judie Raiford.

                        Abernathy Arts Center. Sandy Springs, Georgia.

 

            “Bisect” Math and Art Exhibition. Mercer University. Frances Sewell Plunkett Gallery. Macon. Georgia.

 

            “Fired Works 2019” The 14th Annual Fired Works. Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale.

                        Macon Arts Alliance. Macon, Georgia.

 

            “Winter Art Festival” The Middle Georgia Art Association. The MGAA Gallery. Macon, Georgia.

 

            “Pushing Paper” National Juried Exhibition. Juror, Kely Herrington. Indianapolis Art Center.

                        Indianapolis, Indiana

 

            “Child’s Play” National Juried Exhibition. Juror, Tim Liddy. Foundry Art Centre. St. Charles, Missouri

            2018

           

            “2018 Year in Review Exhibition” Paul Artspace. The Bermuda Project Art Gallery. Ferguson, Missouri 

            

            “Critters” Artless Bastard Gallery, De Pere, Wisconsin 

           

            12th Annual Critical Forum Juried Exhibition”. Juror, Brian Jobe. Surplus Gallery.

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 

 

            “Professional” Juried Exhibition. 6th biennial Western Cast Iron Art Alliance Conference. 

                        Juror, Marianne Laury. Granite City Art & Design District, Illinois.

            “Green” Juror, Jan Nesser-Chu. Webster Arts Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

            “Micro/Macro” Juror, Peg Fetter. Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri.

 

            “City” Art Exhibition. Art Room Gallery, Contemporary Online Gallery.

 

            “MASTER PIECES” 12th Annual International MFA/MA Exhibition. Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

            “Japanese folktale” Solo Exhibition. Blazing Paddles Showroom, Macon, Georgia.

            “Art & Fear” Juror, Marcus J Howell. Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

            “Manifold”, MFA Thesis Exhibition. Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

            “Symbolic” Jurors, Cheri Hoffman and Fr. Terrence E. Dempsey, S.J. Art Saint Louis Gallery.

                         St. Louis, Missouri.

 

            2017

                     

            “Japanese Zodiac” Solo Exhibition. Vergette Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

            “#nofilter” Juror, Sarah Hermes Griesbach and MK Stallings. Art Saint Louis Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

            11th Annual Exhibition Critical Forum”. Juror, Chris Wubbena. Surplus Gallery,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            “The Shining” ceramics lamp show. Juror, Mark Pharis. Pulliam-Wham Breezeway,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            2016

            “Critical Forum member exhibition”. Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            “38th Annual Purchase Awards”. Art Ally Student Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            2015

              

            “Critical Forum member exhibition”. Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

           

            “Sculpture BFA Thesis exhibition”. Exit Galley, California State University, Fullerton.

 

            2013

                       

            “Peter Buffet Reception Exhibition”. Hosted by Art for Community Transformation,

                        Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, California.

 

            2012

            

            “Student Art Show” Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, California.

Awards

 

            2019

            1st place, “Creatures” 3D category. The Middle Georgia Art Association.

                        The MGAA Gallery.  Macon, Georgia.

            2018

           

            MERIT AWARD “City” Art Exhibition, Art Room Gallery. Contemporary Online Gallery.

 

            3rd place “Art & Fear”, National Juried Exhibition. Juror, Marcus J Howell,

                        Arts Council of Southeast Missouri. Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

 

            Windgate Charitable Foundation Graduate Research Grant. School of Art and Design,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

            2017

                       

            People Choice Award the Lamp. “The Shining”, Juried ceramics lamp show,

                        Juror, Mark Pharis, Pulliam-Wham Breezeway. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

                                   

            Windgate Charitable Foundation Graduate Research Grant. School of Art and Design,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

                       

            2016

            Student Gold Award, Art Over Easy 12. Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

            Windgate Charitable Foundation Graduate Research Grant. School of Art and Design,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

                                                           

            2015 - 2018

            Full tuition waiver and graduate assistant position as sculpture technician. School of Art and Design,

                        Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.