Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Education

Master of Fine Arts Candidate in Studio Art: Painting and Drawing
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL (2015-present)

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio Art: Painting and Drawing
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL (2014-2015)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Drawing and Painting, Magna Cum Laude with Honors College Recognition
University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton TX (2009-2013) 

Exhibitions

2015
MFA Open Studio Night 2015: SAIC 150 Years, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Post-Bacc 2015: Salon, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

2014
MFA Open Studio Night, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

2013
amalgam d(8): A selection of Denton's best emerging artists, curator/exhibitor, Imagine Gallery, Denton TX
UNT Painting and Drawing Senior Showcase, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton TX
last call., Panhandle House, Denton TX
Oaktopia Music and Art Fest, downtown Denton, TX
Student Discount: The College Expo, juried by Laura Lee Brott, Jessica Iannuzzi Garcia, and Linda Hees, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
Grand Re-Opening of Imagine Gallery, Denton TX
UNT Mural Painting Project, UNT Light Well Gallery, Denton TX
Hot-n-Sweaty: Open Season 2, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
ka-Boom! : A Show of Hybrid Forms, juried by Pat Alexander, Eagle Exhibit Hall, Denton TX
Intermediate Painting Review Show, selected by department faculty, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton TX

 2012
Artist Event, Oak Street Draft House and Cocktail Parlor, Denton TX
Imagine Gallery at Denton Square Donuts, Denton TX
Pancakes and Booze Art Show, Quixotic World, Dallas TX
UNT Mural Painting Project, UNT Light Well Gallery, Denton TX
Hot-n-Sweaty: Open Season, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
Equivocation, UNT North Gallery, Denton TX

Collections

Target Art Acquisition, Target Distribution Offices, Denton TX
The Helen Jones Foundation, Lubbock TX

Experience

Writing Fellow, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Roving Substitute- Department of Painting and Drawing at SAIC, Chicago IL
Teaching Assistant- Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at SAIC, Chicago IL
Graduate Coordinator for Open Studio Night at SAIC, Chicago IL
Art Guard at the Rachofsky House and The Warehouse, Dallas TX
Gallery Tech/Preparator for the University of North Texas Art Galleries, Denton TX
2013 UNT Mural Painting Project
2012 UNT Mural Painting Project
Installation assistance for Creature Comforts  at 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
Assisted with the Heard  project by Nick Cave at UNT, Denton TX

Awards

2016
Writing Fellowship at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Painting and Drawing Substitute Teacher at SAIC
Art History, Theory, and Criticism Teaching Assistantship at SAIC

2014
SAIC Dean's Merit Scholarship

2013 
Accepted into the 500x Gallery College Expo, a juried exhibition
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors College Recognition

 2012 
Ranked 3rd in UNT/CVAD Intermediate Painting Review

2009 
UNT Board of Regents 4-year Scholarship

Organizations

University of North Texas Honors College
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society
UNT/CVAD Painting and Drawing Association