Education

2018     Master of Fine Arts.  University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

2013     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education (with an emphasis in 2D studies).  Bowling Green State University, Bowling                       Green, OH (summa cum laude).  

2010     Terra Community College, Fremont, OH.

Employment

2019     Studio Production Assistant, Erwin Redl, Bowling Green, OH.

2018     Adjunct Instructor, BGSU, OCC, and TU, OH.

2017     Instructor.  Introduction to Painting and Visuality, University of Georgia, Athen, GA.

2017     Painting Area Technician, UGA, Athens, GA.

2016     Model Coordinator and Portfolio Review Liaison, UGA, Athens, GA.

2015     Woodshop Technician and Hazmat Safety, UGA, Athens, GA.

2014     Substitute Teacher.  Bellevue City Schools, Fremont City Schools, Gibsonburg Schools, and

             Renhill Group, Clyde/Green Springs Exempted Village Schools, OH.

2014     Mural Painter.  National Alliance on Mental Illness, Bowling Green, OH.

 

Exhibitions

2019     Robert Kidd Gallery, On Being: Realism and the BGSU School of Art Painting and Drawing   

             Program, Birmingham, MI. (Group Show)

2019     Majestic Gallery, Alternative Realisms; Five Artists from BGSU, Nelsonville, OH. (Group Show)

2019     Gathered Glassblowing Studio, May 2019 Featured Artist, Toledo, OH.

2019     N.Y. Photo Curator, Diptychs. (Online Exhibition and Juror: Ellen Wallenstein)

2019     Dayton Society of Artists, INKED UP: An Ohio Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Dayton, OH.

             (Juror: Craig Martin)

2019     Tiffin University, Junkspace, Tiffin, OH. (Solo Show).

2019     IU Downtown Gallery, A Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Kokomo, IN.

2018     Majestic Galleries, 2017 Majestic National Juried Competition, Nelsonville, OH.

2018     Dorothy Uber Bryan Galley, NOWOH 2018, BGSU. (Juror: Michelle Carlson)

2018     Era Contemporary, Summer Light, Cynywd Club, Philadelphia, PA.

2018     Georgia Museum of Art, MFA Thesis Show, Athens, Ga.

2018     The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, SOUTHWORKS 2018 Juried Art Exhibition, Watkinsville,  

             GA. (Juror: Faythe Levine)

2018     Trio Gallery, Trifecta 2017, Athens, GA. (Jurors: Tatiana Veneruso and Laulea Taylor)

2018     The Center for Fine Art Photography, LANDSCAPES 2018 EXHIBITION, Fort Collins, CO (Juror: Allie Haeusslein).

2018     Era Contemporary, Small Beauties, Cynywd Club, Philadelphia, PA and the Con Artist

            Collective in New York City, NY.

2018     Lyndon House Arts Center, 43rd Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA.  (Juror: Wassan Al-Khudhairi)

2017     Georgia Southern, Show Swap 2017, Statesboro, GA.

2017     Willson Center for the Arts, UGA, Athens, GA.

2017     The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, SOUTHWORKS 2017 Juried Art Exhibition, Watkinsville,   

             GA. (Juror: Nandini Makrandi)

2017     Georgia Southern University, Trifecta 2017, Atlanta, GA. (Juror: Ridley Howard)

2017     Lyndon House Arts Center, 42nd Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA.  (Juror: Susan Krane)

2016     Swan Coach House Gallery, Little Things Mean a Lot, Atlanta, GA.

2016     Madison Museum of Fine Art, Making Masters 2016, Madison, GA.

2016     Lyndon House Arts Center, 41st Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA.  (Juror: Jock Reynolds)

2015     Colored Pencil Society of America. Explore This! 12.  (Online exhibition)

2015     Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.  2015 Fine Arts Exhibition.  (Juror: Robert Peppers)

2014     Colored Pencil Magazine.  (Juried Exhibition in Print).  (Juror: Joseph Crone)

2014     Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.  2014 Fine Arts Exhibition.  (Juror: Tamara Peterson)

2014     Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.  The 7th Annual

             Northwest Ohio Open Summer Art Show.  (Juror: Lea Bult)

2014     ArtSpaceLima, Lima, OH.  Spring Show 2014.  (Jurors: Dennis Wojtkiewicz and Carol Griffith)

2014     Colored Pencil Society of America. Explore This! 10.  (Online exhibition)

2014     LeSo Art Gallery, Toledo, OH.  Overture III.  (Group show)

2013     Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.  The 6th Annual

             Northwest Ohio Open Summer Art Show.  (Juror: Sarah Aubrey)

2013     Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.  2013 Fine Arts Exhibition.  (Juror: Lou Krueger)

2013     Artomatic 419, Toledo, OH.

2013     Dorothy Uber Bryan Galley, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH. Bachelor of Fine Arts Show.

2013     LeSo Art Gallery, Toledo, OH.  Overture II.  (Group show)

2012     Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH.  94th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition.  (Jurors: Joe

             Fig and Kate Nesin) 

2012     Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH.  2012 Juried Show.  (Juror: Mille Guldbeck)

2012     LeSo Art Gallery, Toledo, OH.  Overture.  (Group show)

2012     Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, Ohio.  (Group Show) 

2011     Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.   Undergraduate Show. 

2010     Terra Community College, Fremont, OH.  The Terra Art Show.  (Juror: Michael Reedy)

 

Honors and Awards

2018     Second Place, NOWOH 2018, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.

2016     Honorable Mention, Lyndon House, Athens, GA.

2015     Graduate Assistantship, UGA, Athens, GA.       

2014     Third Place, Colored Pencil Magazine's 2014 Art Competition.

2014     Second Place Best of Show- Amateur Division, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.

2013     Amateur Award and Honorable Mention, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.

2013     BGSU Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Grant. Bowling Green, OH.        

             Research topics included the medium of egg tempera as means of historical and

             contemporary practice.

2013     Inducted into the Athena Art Society with award, Toledo, OH.

2013     Medici Circle Purchase Award nomination, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.

2013     BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Purchase Award, Bowling Green, OH.

2012     Merit Award, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH.

2011     Honorable Mention, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.

2011     Charles Lakofsky Award, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.  For the rising senior with the

             highest GPA in the  School of Art.

2011     James W. Strong Art Education Tuition Scholarship, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH. 

             For academic achievement and leadership qualities.

2010     Best of Show and two second place awards, Terra Community College,

             Fremont, OH.

 

Publications

2014     Colored Pencil November 2012 Issue, Colored Pencil Magazine.

2014     2015 Calendar, Colored Pencil Magazine.

 

Private/Public Collections

2013     BGSU College of Arts and Sciences.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Honors and Awards

2016     Honorable Mention, Lyndon House, Athens, GA.

 

2015    Graduate Assistantship, UGA, Athens, GA.    

 

2014      Third Place, Colored Pencil Magazine's 2014 Art Competition.

 

2014      Second Place Best of Show- Amateur Division, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.

 

2013      Amateur Award and Honorable Mention, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH.
 

2013      BGSU Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Grant. Bowling Green, OH.        
             Research topics included the medium of egg tempera as means of historical and
             contemporary practice.

 

2013      Inducted into the Athena Art Society with award, Toledo, OH.

 

2013      Medici Circle Purchase Award nomination, Bowling Green, OH.

 

2013      BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Purchase Award, Bowling Green, OH.
 

2011      Charles Lakofsky Award, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH.  For the rising senior with the
             highest GPA in the  School of Art.

 

2011      James W. Strong Art Education Tuition Scholarship, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH. 
             For academic achievement and leadership qualities.

 

2010      Best of Show and two second place awards Terra Art Show, Terra Community College,

 

             Fremont, OH.

Private and Public Collections

 

2013      Collection of the Department of Arts and Sciences (BGSU), Untitled- Diner 2

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