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Education

M.F.A. Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL : painting

B.F.A. University of Louisville - Louisville, KY : painting

 

Selected Exhibitions AND AWARDS

2018 PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA

-Second Place, Outside the Box, “The Space Between Us”

2018 PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA

-Finalist, Commissioned Portrait, “Lylah”


2017 LOVE THE LAKE, LOVE THE LAND, The Chestnut Group

-Nashville, TN

2014 FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING, National Juried Exhibition,

-Second Place, group exhibition

-Customs House Museum, Clarksville, IL

 

2013 INTERVIEW AND FEATURED WORK, Hotellerie-gastronomie Magazine

-Luzern, Switzerland

 

2011 FINE SWINE ART, group exhibition

-Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY

 

2010 CENTRAL SOUTH ART EXHIBITION NATIONAL,

-Publix Charities Foundation Award, group exhibition

-Tennessee Art League, Nashville, TN

 

2010 WATER TOWER REGIONAL, group exhibition

-Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY

 

2009 THE BACON SHOW, group exhibition

-Mew Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2005 SWEET MEAT, solo exhibition

-Fresco Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

 

2005 SIUE Graduate Exhibition, group exhibition

-Edwardsville, IL

-Juror: Dawn Nash-Zen Gallery, St. Louis, MO

-Valerie Smith Painting Award

2005 Honors Convocation Award, Friends of Art Honors Award

-Edwardsville, IL

 

2004 Research Grants for Graduate Students, Research and Projects Advisory Board

-Edwardsville, IL

2004 SIUE Graduate Exhibition, group exhibition

-Edwardsville, IL

-Juror: Ron Fondaw -Washington University, St. Louis, MO

-Friends of Art Award

 

2003 PRINT, group exhibition

-Fort Gondo Compound For the Arts, St. Louis, MO

 

2003 FRESH AIR/FRESH ART, group exhibition

-New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

COLLECTIONS

2017

Southwestern Great America, Permanent Collection

2451 Atrium Way, Nashville, TN

 

Academic Appointments

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

(Graduate Assistant)

Fall 2003 Drawing I

Spring 2004 Drawing I

Fall 2004 Painting I

Spring 2005 Painting I