Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2018     MFA in Studio Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2016     BA Ed., Art Education and BA Studio Art; Psychology Minor, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2014    Chautauqua School of Art, Sculpture and Printmaking, Chautauqua, NY

2010    Concord University, BS Art Education, 36 undergraduate credit hours, Athens, WV


Select Exhibitions

2019   (upcoming) 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Carroll Gallery at Marshall University, Huntington, WV 

2018    West Fork New Music Festival, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV 

             MFA Thesis Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

             The 380 Eight, Group Exhibition, Brick South, Portland, ME

2017     Master Pieces, Juried Exhibition, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

             Boston Young Contemporaries, Juried Exhibition, Boston University Art Galleries, Boston, MA

             MFA Now: Collapse, Juried Exhibition, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD

2016    2016 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

             NEXT Up, Juried Exhibition, Next Gallery, Denver, CO

             The Contemporary Print 2016, Juried Exhibition, Flatbed Press and Gallery, Austin, TX

2015     Emerge, Invitational Group Exhibition via Tamarack Foundation, Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse, Charleston, WV

             Exhibition 280, Juried Exhibition, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

             Transformations: Art of All Mediums, Juried Exhibition, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silverspring, MD

             (solo) Structures and Systems, BA Senior Exhibit, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

             2015 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

             Opening Exhibition, Gallery 517, Fairmont, WV

2014      Annual Student Exhibition, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

              NSEW: What Grew Us, Juried Exhibition, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 

              May the Fourth Be With You, Group Exhibition, Main Street Café, Clarksburg, WV

              2014 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2013     Renegade Art Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

             2013 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV


Awards and Recognitions

2018               Real Art Award recipient, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT. Partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. 

2018               Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship in Painting and Sculpture nominee, New York, NY. Nominated while attending Maine College of Art.

2016-2018     Presidential Award, merit scholarship recipient at Maine College of Art, Portland,ME

2016-2018     Albert K. Murray Fine Art Educational Grant, merit scholarship recipient, Adamsville, OH

2015               Best of Drawing, award recipient, 2015 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont,WV

2015               Student Achievement: Art Educator of the Year, award recipient, West Virginia Art Education Association

2015               Best of Printmaking and President’s Choice, award recipient during 2015 Juried Student Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2015, 2013     Blanche McKinney Fine Arts Scholarship, merit scholarship recipient, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2014               Lincoin Memorial Ceramics and Sculpture Scholarship recipient at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

2014               William White Fine Arts Scholarship, merit scholarship recipient, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV


Publications

2017    MEA, Season 13, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, OH, 

2016    Whetstone: Student Art and Literary Journal, Issue 35, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2015    Whetstone: Student Art and Literary Journal, Issue 34, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV


Conferences and Organization Affiliations

2018    College Art Association Member

2018    Southeastern Creative Arts Conference Member

2016    International Sculpture Center Conference Attendee, Pittsburgh, PA

2015    West Virginia Art Education Association Conference, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

            Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) member and conference attendee, Pittsburgh, PA

            Salem Art Works Intercollegiate Iron Pour, Salem, NY

2013    Salem Art Works Intercollegiate Iron Pour, Salem, NY

            West Virginia Art Education Association Conference, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2012    West Virginia Art Education Association Conference, Concord University, Athens, WV



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