Education

2014         MFA    Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, IL

2011          MA    Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 

2008        BFA    Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi    

2005         AA    Temple College, Temple, TX 

 

 

Professional Experience

2015          Adjunct Faculty, Trinity Christian University

2014-15     Visiting Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University

2014-15     Adjunct Faculty, Judson University

2012-14    Instructor of Record, Foundations, Northern Illinois University

2013-14    Initiated and Proctored Open Figure Sessions for the NIU School of Art

2013        Co-Curated Ten Rounds, Gallery 214, Dekalb, IL

                Co-Curated Capstone: ART 100 Final Projects, Gallery, 214, Dekalb, IL

2009-11    Art Co-Coordinator, Coffee Waves, Corpus Christi, TX

2008-11    Painting, Figure Painting and Printmaking Assistant, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, TX

2008       Co-Founded Ceramics Art Guild, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

2015        Forest Walk, Solo Show, White Ripple Gallery, Hammond, IN

                La Merianda, Cotillion Club Visiting Artist Fundraiser for TAMUCC, Islander Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

2014        Through the Trees, Solo Show, White Ripple Gallery, Taltree Arboretum, Valparaiso, IN        

               The Feel of Color, White Ripple Gallery, Hammond, IN

                      Curated by: Jocelyn Prue and Luis Sahagun

                10 Degrees, Solo Show, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

                Nyctophilia,, Solo Show, Gallery 214, Dekalb, IL

                Tree Play, Two Person Show, Gallery 214, Dekalb, IL

2013        Strokes of Genius, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

                       Juror: Stephen Doherty, Editor of Plein Air Magazine

                 Annual Juried Blick Art Materials Ars Nova Exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, Dekalb, IL

                       Juror: Phillip Soosloff, Sculptural Landscape Artist

                Pedagogical Paradigms, NIU Foundations Instructor Exhibit, Gallery 215, Dekalb, IL

                A Ramble Among Trees, Solo Show, Gallery 214, Dekalb, IL

               One Night Stand, Neptune Hall, Dekalb, IL

                        Curator: Karen Brown, Professor, NIU

2012        12th Annual American Landscapes, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

                        Juror: Susan Behrends Frank, Author of American Impressionism 

               Recent Work, Solo Show, Hope Gallery, Dekalb, IL

               In Progress, Gallery 214, Dekalb, IL

2011        Post Modern Bullshit, Gallery 215, Dekalb, IL

               GAA Showcase, Bad Dog Gallery, Dekalb, IL

               Trees, Solo Show, Omni Southpark, Austin, TX

               In Good Company, Solo Show, Islander Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

              37th Annual Student Art Show, Islander Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

2007-10    44th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,

                            Joseph A. Cain Memorial Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

             Cead Mile Failte, Solo Show, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

             Outside The Box, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX

             President's Council Scholarship Exhibition, Islander Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

            36th Annual Student Art Show, Weil Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

            35th Annual Student Art Show, Weil Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

            34th Annual Student Art Show, Weil Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX - 3rd Place

            33rd Annual Student Art Show, Weil Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

            Barclay Arts Exhibition, City Federation, Temple, TX - Honorable Mention in Portraits

                               and Color Categories

           Barclay Arts Exhibition, City Federation, Temple, TX - 2nd Place in Portraits, Nan Brown Club

                              Scholarship Recipient

 

Juror

2014     Juror, Kiswaukee College Student Art Exhibition, Kiswaukee College, Malta, IL

 

Bibliography/Publications

2014     The Feel of Color Catalogue, May 2014 (Image)

2011      Caller Times, Corpus Christi, Tx, May 2011, Beth Reese, Art Scene (Image)

2004    Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Tx, Nov 28, 2004, Straight From The Art Contest

2004    Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Tx, Jan 4, 2004, Art Exhibition To Honor Troops Deploying To Iraq

                                 (Image)

 

Collections

Sycamore RV Resort, Sycamore, IL

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, TX

Troy Fire Department, Troy, TX