Vitae

EDUCATION

2015     Drury University. Springfield, Mo. MA in Studio Art and Theory

2008     Southwest Baptist University. Bolivar, Mo. BS in Art Education

EXHIBITIONS

2019     Summer Solstice Art Fair. Moon City Creative District. Juried Group Exhibition.                    Jurors Linda Passeri, Marian Chamberland

2018     Moon City Studio Tour. Moon City Creative District. Group Exhibition.                                    Juror Linda Passeri

2018     NAACP Golden Gathering. Springfield Art Museum. Group Exhibition.                                    Juror Dee Oglevee. Springfield, Mo

2017     99x Gilded Coast Glamour. Springfield Art Museum. Group Exhibition.                                   Juror Joshua Best. Springfield, MO

2015     Celestial Stories. Qdoba Restaurant Gallery. Solo Show. Springfield, Mo

2015    Color: A Collective Experience. Poole Art center. Solo Show. Juror Greg Booker,                     Asst. Prof. Springfield, MO

2015    MART Thesis, Poole Art Center, Group Show. Springfield, MO

2014     Social Selves, Drury C-Street Gallery, Juror Greg Booker. Assistant Professor.                         Springfield, MO

2013     Nomad’s Land, Twisted Hair Shop. Solo Show. Springfield, MO

2013     Open Studios, Poole Art Center SIVA Show. Springfield, MO

2013     Qdoba Restaurant Gallery. Solo show. Springfield, MO

2013     Continuation of Character. RSVPaint Gallery. Group Show. Springfield, MO

2013     MART Exhibition, Poole Art Center, Group Show. Springfield, MO

AWARDS

2012     Teacher of the Year. Monett R-1 School District. Monett, MO

LECTURES/ WORKSHOPS

2016     Painting through a Social Lens. Artist Talk. Studio 55 Art Guild. Springfield, MO

2015     The Artist is In. Artist Talk. Artivities Studio and Gallery. Springfield, MO

2014     The Art of Process. Missouri Art Education Association. Jefferson, City MO

2013     Technology in the Performance Based Classroom. Ozarks Educational Research                    Initiative. Ozark MO

2013     Street Style Spraypainting. Missouri Art Education Association. Knob Noster, MO

2013     Post Modern Sculpture. Missouri Art Education Association. Knob Noster, MO

2013     1:1 in the Art Classroom. Regional Consortium for Educational Technology.                            Missouri State University. Springfield, MO

2012     Penniless Printmaking. Missouri Art Education Association. Springfield, MO

2012     Sizable Sculptures. Missouri Art Education Association. Springfield, MO

2011     Technology Integration in the Art Classroom. Missouri Art Education Association.               St. Charles, MO

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2020 – Present      Artist Empowerment Collective. Education Director. Springfield, MO

2020 – Present     Central High School. Visual Arts Instructor. Springfield, MO

2019                      Creava Studio. Drawing, Painting, Ceramics. Springfield, MO

2017 – 2018          L and R Specialties. Pottery Instructor. Nixa MO

2015 -2016           Visual Arts Instructor. Ozark Public High School. Ozark MO

2014 – Present    Arts and Parts LLC. Fine Art Education. Springfield, Mo

2008 – 2014         Visual Arts Instructor. Monett Public High School. Monett, MO

2003 – 2008         Fine Art Director. OMNI Camp, Camp North Star, Poland Spring, ME

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015     Mike Brothers. Artists Form Business Partnership./Springfield Newsleader/June

2015     Emily Wood. New Businesses Move to Commercial Street/KY3 News/April 17, 2015

2014     Blog. “Downtown Springfield Welcomes New Year”/First Friday                                               Art Walk/December 27, 2014

2013     Mike Brothers.”Juried Exhibition of Graduate Students”/Drury Newsroom/                            August 27, 2014

2013     Melonie Roberts. “Art teacher Moonlights…”/Monett Times/March 3, 2013

2013     Julie Sedenko Davis “RSVPaint”/ 417 Magazine/ February 2013