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EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Emphasis in Drawing and Painting,

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Management, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

RESIDENCES:

2015: Horned Dorset Colony, Leonardsville, NY

2014: Starry Night Retreat, Truth or Consequence, NM

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

2012-Present: Adjunct Professor of Art, Art Institute of St, Louis, St. Charles, MO

Courses taught: Design Fundamentals, Color Fundamentals, Life Drawing, Perspective Drawing, Rapid Visualization,

Art History, Contemporary Art History, Sequential Art, and Humanities

2011-Present: Adjunct Professor of Art, Lindenwood University, Belleville, IL

Courses taught: Western Art History to 1300s, Special Topics in Color Theory Through Pop Culture and Paint,

Drawing and Design Fundamentals, Drawing 1

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Starry Night Programs, “Artist To Look Out For”, 12/2015

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Juror

2016  “The Heat is On” for Oak Leaf Artist Guild

2016  “Blew/Blue” for St. Peters Cultural Center

2015  “9th Annual Millikin University High School Art Show”

2014  “33 September” for MySLART organization

2013  “Blue” for St. Peters Cultural Center

Mural Project

2014  Administer/Supervisor of the Mural Project between the Art Institute of St. Louis and the city of Waterloo, IL

as part of Waterloo beautification project

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS:

“Hooking the Non Major Into Art: Incorporating creativity and inspiration to all!”, Session Chair,

Beyond the Core FATE Conference, Kansas City, MO April 5, 2017

EXHIBITIONS:

2016

Group Exhibition ART IN AMERICA on Tour, Curated by Julie Torres,

Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC

2015

Group Exhibition ART IN AMERICA: Artists working in 50 states +                                         

Puerto Rico, Curated by Julie Torres, Featured in Tiger Strikes Asteroid’s

Artist-Run at The Satellite Show Miami, Miami, FL

Color, Color, Color!, MAPS Member Juried Show, Buttonwood ARTSPACE, Kansas City, MO

Group Exhibition Art @ Des Peres Hospital, Des Peres Hospital, St. Louis, MO

The Riverbend: Through the Artist’s Eyes, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

Art Prize 7, O’Toole’s Public House, Grand Rapids, MI

2014

Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO

Summer Regional Exhibition, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO

“33 April”, Old Orchard Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2013

Rag Dolls, Robots, and Rocketships, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

Clearly Human, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO

Pen Pal Painting Exchange and AMPL Exhibitions, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, NY               

Faculty Exhibition, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO                                                     

Heroes, Soulard Market and Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012

Watercolor ii, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

Faculty Exhibition, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO

Dog Days, Soulard Market and Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Blur, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO

2010

The Sorcerer & the Apprentice, Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO

2009

Outside In, Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO

2008

Solo Exhibition M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

2006

Solo Exhibition B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Solo Exhibition New Works at Staley Library, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Figure Studies, Studio Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Spotlight Artist Blue Connection Gallery, Decatur, IL

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Millikin University, Decatur, IL

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

E-Companion

Blackboard

Microsoft Office

Canvas

Adobe Creative Cloud

Sketchbook Pro

Corel Painter

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

Art Saint Louis

College Art Association

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

St. Louis Artist Guild

Mid America Pastel Society