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Education

2018                           Masters of Fine Arts, Studio Art, Louisiana Tech University

2012                           Certificate of Competency, CNC Machining, Delta Community College

2010                           Bachelors of Fine Arts, Rocky Mountain  College of Art and Design

 Work History

2018- Present             Instructor of Record, 3D design, Art Appreciation, University of Louisiana at Monroe 

2017 - Present            Instructor of Record, Drawing 1, Louisiana Tech University

2017 - Present            Art Conservation Training and Experience Following a Fire, Masur Museum

2016 - Present            Current Director and Curator, The Downtown Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana

2015 - 2018                Teaching Assistantship, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Advanced Painting, Digital Painting, 3D Design, Color Theory, Louisiana Tech University

2010 - Present            Children’s Book Illustration

2013 - Present             Preparator, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

2012 - 2013                  CNC Machining, Sawyer Plastics, West Monroe, Louisiana

2011 - 2012                   Talented Art Instructor, City of Monroe Independent School District

2006 - 2011                  Management, General Nutrition Center, Arvada, Colorado

2000 - 2006                Armament, Weapons Technician, Logistics, United States Air Force 

 Exhibition History

2018                             Pharmakia, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University 

2018                             Plain Air Competition,Group Exhibition Ruston, Louisiana

2018                             Pharmakia, Louisiana School for Math Science and the Arts, Solo Exhibition 

2017                              Individual Identities, University of Arkansas at Monticello, Solo Exhibition

2017                             Painting With Pixels, Digital Painting Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University

2017                             Visual Integration of Science Through ArtBenefit, Digital Painting Live Auction, Louisiana Tech University

2017                              Comma, Graduate Group Exhibition, Downtown Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana

2017                              The Human Condition, Solo Exhibition Downtown Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana 

2017                              Missed Connections, MFA Group Exhibition, Enterprise Center, Ruston, Louisiana

2017                              Art From The G.U.T.S, University Group Exhibition, Enterprise Center, Ruston, Louisiana

2016                              Graduate Group Exhibition, Louisiana School of Math, Science and Arts 

2016                              Off the Wall, Exhibition and Silent Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe

2015                               Annual Juried Group Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe 

2015                               Off the Wall, Exhibition and Silent Auction, Masur Museum of Art

2014                                     Dog Days of Summer, Old Post Office Museum, Winnsboro, Louisiana

2014                                     Juried Competition, Masur Museum, Group Exhibition

2013                                    The Schepis Museum, Columbia, Louisiana, Solo Exhibition

2013                                    The Peach Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Ruston, Louisiana

2013                                    Art With a View, Annual Juried Competition, Monroe, Louisiana

2012                                    Turbo Goat, Solo Exhibition, Ruston, Louisiana

2012                                    The Upstairs Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Monroe, Louisiana

2012                                    Art With a View, Annual Juried Competition, Monroe, Louisiana

2011                                    Art With a Bayou View, Annual Competition, Monroe, Louisiana

2010            BFA Graduation Show, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, Colorado

 Awards and Notifications

2018                                    Director’s List, Award of Excellence, Louisiana Tech University, School Of Design

2018                                    Best MFA Project, Louisiana Tech University, School Of Design 

2018                                    Honorable Mention, Annual Student Show, Louisiana Tech University 

2017                                    1stplace/Best in Show, G.U.T.S, University Group Competition, Ruston

2015                                    Peoples Choice Award, Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art

2015                                    Teaching Assistantship, Louisiana Tech University

2013                                    Edmund Williamson Award Nominee, Nominated by Downtown Arts Alliance

2012                                    1stPlace, 2012 Art With A Bayou View

2012                                    1st Place, Painting Category, Art With A Bayou View

2011                                    2ndPlace Painting Category, Art With a View

 Lectures and Demonstrations

2018                                    Visiting Artist Lecture, Louisiana School of Math, Science and the Arts

2017                                    Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Arkansas at Monticello

2017                                    Landscape Painting Lecture and Demonstration, Louisiana Tech University

2017            Still Life Painting Demonstration, Beginning Painting Class, Louisiana Tech University

2017            Still Life Painting Demonstration, Masur Museum, Annual Off The WallSilent Auction 

2015                                    News Interview About the Local Art Scene, KE’DM, Monroe, Louisiana

2015            Portrait Painting Demonstration, Blend of the BayouGroup Exhibition Monroe, Louisiana

2014                                    Portrait Painting Demonstration and Lecture, Ouachita River Art Gallery, West Monroe, Louisiana

2014                                    Live Portrait Painting Demonstration, Downtown Arts Alliance Sponsors Party, Monroe, Louisiana

2014                                    Portrait Painting Demonstration and Lecture, Kiwanis Club, Monroe, Louisiana

2014                                    Pet Portrait Painting Demonstration, Old Post Office Museum, Winnsboro, Louisiana

2013                                    Pet Portrait Painting Demonstration and Lecture, Ouachita River Art Gallery, West Monroe, Louisiana

Gallery Ownership and Experience

2016 - Present            Current Director and Curator, The Downtown Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana

2011 - 2016                        Director and Curator, The Big Room Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana 

2015 - Present            Wall Prep Team Leader, Louisiana Tech University School of Design Gallery

2013 - 2018                        Preparator, Professional Art Installation and Handling, Masur Museum of Art

 Community Involvement

2018                                    Juror,Plein Air Landscape Painting Competition, Ruston, Louisiana

2017                                    Participated in Biyearly, Variety Community Event, Masur Museum 

2017                                  Community Mural painting event Ruston, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University

2017                                    Juror, Ouachita Parish Talented Art Exhibition,          Ouachita Parish School Board, Monroe, Louisiana

2015- Present            Member, Downtown Arts Alliance, Downtown Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana                        

2014                                    Hosted Weekly, Live, Figure Drawing Sessions, The Big Room Gallery, Monroe

2013                                    Taught and Hosted Beginning Portrait Painting, The Big Room Gallery, Monroe

2012 - Present            Annual Party 318 Events, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana

2012 - Present            Hosted Annual Vagina Monologues,University of Louisiana in Monroe

2011 - Present            Participant in the Bimonthly Downtown Gallery Crawl, Monroe, Louisiana

2010             Member, Downtown Arts Alliance, The Big Room Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana

 Publications

2018            PaintingAll At Onceand Article, The Pinch Journal, University of Memphis

2017                                    Cover Story, Bayou Life Magazine