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EDUCATION:

2008: MFA, Studio Art: Drawing & Painting, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

2006: BFA, Art Management, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:                

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

Courses Taught: Design Fundamentals, Color Fundamentals, Life Drawing, Perspective Drawing, Rapid Visualization, Art History, Sequential Art, and Humanities

Developed Online and Hybrid courses in Foundation Studios, Humanities, and Art History

Member of Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee

Advisor for the Fine Arts Club

2011-Present: Adjunct Professor, 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

Established Hybrid courses in Art History, Design and Drawing using discussion boards and videos demonstrations

Established a Special Topics Course towards Non-Art Majors utilizing Painting through Color Theory and Pop Culture

Organized Student Drawing Event for Sibley Day 2016 to bring awareness of the Visual Arts to campus

 TEACHING AND COMMUNITY SERVICE:

2016-Present: Art Consultant to Lindenwood University in Belleville, IL

2014: Mural Project, Collaboration between The Art Institute of St. Louis Fine Arts Club and the City of Waterloo, Waterloo, IL

Administer/Supervisor of the Mural Project between the Art Institute of St. Louis and the city of Waterloo as part of Waterloo beautification project

2013-Present: Art Instructor, St. Charles City School District, St. Charles, MO

Taught Non-Credit Courses in Drawing, Painting, and Design

Created new courses to raise awareness of the Arts in St. Charles, MO

2013-2014:     Summer Studio Art Instructor, The Art Institute of St. Louis

Week long recruitment activity to potential High School students to see the life of a college art student

RESIDENCIES:

2015: Horned Dorset Colony, Leonardsville, NY

2014: Starry Night Retreat, Truth or Consequences, NM

AWARDS & HONORS

2017: Selected to participate in the FATE/ITI Think Catalyst sponsor by Integrative Teaching International, April 5th 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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

EXHIBITIONS CURATED:

2017:  “Big and Small” for St. Peters Cultural Center

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

 

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS:

2017:   “Hooking the Non-Major Into Art: Incorporating creativity and inspiration to all!”, Panel Chair, Beyond the Core FATE Conference, Kansas City, MO April 5th

2015:   “Journey as a Professional Artist”, ACE (Art. Creativity. Entrepreneurship), Millikin University, Decatur, IL November 15th

2015:   “How Not To Get Scammed As an Artist” Student Workshop, Art Institute of                       St. Louis, St. Charles, MO August 31st

2015:   “Writing Across Curriculums” In-Service Workshop, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO, July 7th

2014:   “Art Residency, A Different Type of Professional Development” In-Service, Workshop, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO, October 1st

EXHIBITIONS:

2017:   Two Person Exhibitions: Persistent Pursuit, Dee & Sue Boswell Art Gallery, Kaskaskia College, Centralia, IL (with ceramicist Tim Wight)

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

2015:   Color, Color, Color!, MAPS Member Juried Show, Buttonwood ARTSPACE, Kansas City, MO

2015:   Group Exhibition Art @ Des Peres Hospital, Des Peres Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2015:   The Riverbend: Through the Artist’s Eyes, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

2015:   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

2014:   Summer Regional Exhibition, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO

2014:   “33 April”, Old Orchard Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2013:   Rag Dolls, Robots, and Rocketships, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

2013:   Clearly Human, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, MO

2013:   Pen Pal Painting Exchange and AMPL Exhibitions, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, NY

2013:   Faculty Exhibition, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO

2013:   Heroes, Soulard Market and Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012:   Watercolor ii, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

2012:   Faculty Exhibition, Art Institute of St. Louis, St. Charles, MO

2012:  Dog Days, Soulard Market and Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012:  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

2006:   Solo Exhibition New Works at Staley Library, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

2006:   Figure Studies, Studio Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

2006:  Spotlight Artist Blue Connection Gallery, Decatur, IL

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Millikin University, Decatur, IL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2017: Winston Scholarship in Art Adjudication Panel Member. National Society of Arts and Letters New York Chapter

2016: Winston Scholarship in Art Adjudication Panel Member, National Society of Arts and Letters New York Chapter

2013: Art in the Plaza, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO, Public demonstration of techniques in watercolor and acrylic paintings

2010-2014: Gallery Attendant, Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design, St. Louis, MO

Arranged artworks in the setup of multi-media exhibitions

Supported all aspects of the Gallery’s functions including clerical duties, answering customer inquiries and assisting in marketing projects as needed