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Born Queens, NY

 

         EDUCATION

         MFA, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

         BFA, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

         Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY

           (vocational training in sewing, weaving, and computer aided design)

 

         SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2024   Identity, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS (forthcoming)

2023   Fresh Karma, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

2023   Arts On Fire, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

2023   Faculty Exhibition, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

2023   Other Worldly, Art Emergency, Lawrence, KS

2023   Twelve x Twelve, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

2023   Contained, Downtown Overland Park Art Fair, Overland Park, KS  (solo)

2023   11:11, A PLUG Exchange Show, Granite City Art and Design District, Granite City, IL

2023   Studio Resident Exhibition, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

           Art Heals Gallery, Mosaic Medical Center, Maryville, MO

           Conditional SurroundingsTipton Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN                    

           Faculty Exhibition, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, CO

2022   Twelve x Twelve, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

           My Body/My Choice, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 

           Studio Resident Exhibition, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

           Inaugural Exhibition for Art Heals Gallery, Mosaic Medical Center, Maryville, MO

2021   Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2021   Run Run Quiet. PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO

2020   Love Bites, Manic Snail, St. Joseph, MO

           Works on Paper, The In Art Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

   Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2019  Elements and Principles, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO

          Terms of Use, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

          Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

          Run Riot: A PLUG Project Salon, PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO 

          Wish You Were Here Postcard Show 19, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 

2018  Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

          Northwest Missouri State University Faculty Invitational Exhibition, University of Nebraska,               

          Omaha, NE

          Alter E(c)o, Art and Design Gallery, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS* (solo)

2017  UP CLOSE: The Object Feels, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

          All In Due Time, Art Emergency, Lawrence, KS

2016  Displacement, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

          MFA Candidates Show, Edgar Heap of Birds Family Gallery, The University of Kansas,

          Lawrence, KS

2014  Garden GALA Auction, Terrace on the Park, New York, NY

2013  Conscious Revisions, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

2012  The Last Laugh, Shellzoni Studios at 35 Meadow, Brooklyn, NY

2010  Affordable Art Fair, U-Gallery, New York, NY

2008  Generations: 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

2007  Fragments, Sam Quinn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA* (solo)

          SALON de EXSPACE #4, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003  Push, Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase NY* (solo)

          Red Room Selections, Purchase College, Purchase, NY* (solo)

         GRANTS & AWARDS

2024  Centerpiece Fellowship Grant Recipient, InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

2023  Artists Inc, Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, MO

2023  School of the Arts Faculty Sponsor Grant, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2022  Faculty Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO

2021  Faculty Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO

2018  Hollander Family Foundation Award for Professional Development, The University of Kansas,                     

          Lawrence, KS

          Ted Johnson's Interrelations of the Humanities and Arts Award, The University of Kansas,                 

          Lawrence, KS

          Enabling Grant, Koch Cultural Trust Foundation, Wichita, KS

2017  School of the Arts Research Grant, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2016  Jack and Lavon Education Award, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2015  Carrey Scholarship Award and Teaching Fellowship, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2003  Joseph Saldarelli Memorial Award for Academic Achievement, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

         RESIDENCIES

2024  InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS (current studio resident)

2020  Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE (shortlisted due to COVID-19) 

2019  Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency, Kansas City, MO

2007  Artist's Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT

         COLLECTIONS

2017  Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2007  I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2003  Purchase College, Purchase, NY

           

         TEACHING EXPERIENCE (view teaching philosophy)

2023- present

         Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS: Adjunct Professor

2D Design

2022- present

         The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: Lecturer

Fundamental of Fibers   Art Principles and Practices   Drawing II

2021- present

         Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO: Adjunct Professor of Foundations

3D Design  •  Studio Seminar  •  Observational Drawing  •  Topics in Color

2021- 2022

         Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO: Adjunct Professor

Figure Drawing  • Intermediate Drawing  • Two Dimensional Design

2018- 2022

         Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO: Adjunct Instructor

Fibers  •  Drawing  •  Introduction to Design  •  Art Appreciation (in person and online)

2016- 2018

         The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: Instructor of Record & Graduate Teaching Assistant

Handprint Resist   •  Screen Printing for Textiles

         ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2023  Kansas City Community College, Kansas City, KS: Art Instructor, Heritage Crafts Workshop

2023  University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA: Keynote Artist Presenter for Cool ScienceKansas City 

2023  Veteran of Foreign Wars, Kansas City, MO: Juror for Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest

2023  ArtsKC. Kansas City, MO: Selection Committee, Inspiration Grant

2023  The University of Kansas - School of Art and Design. Lawrence, KS: School of the Arts Faculty Sponsor

2022  Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Lakewood, CO: Online Course Development Committee

2022  The University of Kansas - School of Art and Design. Lawrence, KS: Temporary Wood Shop and Digital 2022  Lab Technician

2020  Sandlot Goods. Kansas City, MO: Seamstress

2020  Goodwill. Kansas City, MO: Seamstress

2019  Kansas City Costume. Raytown, MO: Seamstress

2018  The University of Kansas - School of Theater. Lawrence. KS: Costume Shop Assistant and Seamstress

          Women’s Spirit. Kansas City, MO: Junior Seamstress

2017  The University of Kansas, School of Art and Design. Lawrence, KS: Wood Shop and Digital Lab 2017  Technician

2015  Dieu Donné. New York, NY: Classroom Assistant and Administrative Volunteer

2007  A.I.R. Gallery. New York, NY: Marketing Volunteer

2007  Exit Art. New York, NY: Archives Volunteer

2003  Hazen-Kaye Art Advisory. New York, NY: Intern

          Sherry French Gallery. New York, NY: Intern

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2012-2015

  2015 Muse Fine ArtsBrooklyn, NY: Freelance Art Handler

  2014 Cadogan Tate. Queens, New York, NY: Freelance Art Handler

  2013 Box Art. Brooklyn, NY: Freelance Art Handler

  2013 Hedley's Humper's. Brooklyn, NY: Freelance Art Handler

 

2009-2015 

 2015 Lo-Fi Entertainment. New York, NY: Event Manager

2006-2009

          Safavieh Rugs & Home. Port Washington, NY: Digital Archivist

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