Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2017                          M.F.A. Louisiana Tech University

2012                          B.F.A. Louisiana State University

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019-Present             Adjunct Faculty of Foundations Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, CO   

                                   Courses: Seminar: Methods of Inquiry, Topics in Color

2018-2019                  Gallery Curation Associate Restoration Hardware

2017-2018                  Curatorial Fellow Ogden Museum of Southern Art

2016, 2018                 Foundations Instructor Belvoir Terrace, Lenox, MA

2015-2017                  Graduate Instructor of Record Louisiana Tech University

                                   Courses: Intro to Drawing, Communication Skills I

2015                           Nonprofit Arts Council Intern North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC)

2014-2017                  Graduate Teaching Assistant Louisiana Tech University

                                   Courses: Intro to 3D Design, Intro to Painting, Intro to Materials, Color Theory & Design, Intro to Drawing

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017                            Horizon Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge

                                    Horizon Louisiana School for Math, Science & Arts

                                    Horizon Louisiana Tech University

2016                            Palette Cleaning Paintings Parish Press

                                   12 Foot Feature The Frame of Mind

2014                           These Were Not Our Decisions 7Elements

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016                           LA Tech University School of Design Exhibition Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, LA

                                   LANDSCAPES Lincoln Into Art, Gettysburg, PA

                                   Landscape: A Sense of Place SITE:BROOKLYN, NY

                                   Missed Connections Enterprise Center Gallery, LA

2015                           From Here and From There Upstairs Gallery, LA

                                   No Butts About it Parish Press, LA

                                   CODA Enterprise Center Gallery, LA

2014                           Area 4Fifty3 Louisiana Tech University, LA

                                   QUADACORN Louisiana Tech University, LA

                                   The Dixie Community Variety Show Dixie Center for the Arts, LA

                                   Abstract Sanctuary Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

2013                           Group Art Show Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana

2012                           Fresh Paint Louisiana State University

                                   Emerging Artists Invitational Louisiana State University

 

 

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

*denotes an award

 

2016                           Open Theme Light, Space, & Time Online Art Gallery*Special Merit Award

                                   Annual Juried Student Juror: Joshua Chambers, Louisiana Tech University * Honorable Mention

                                   Art From the G.U.T.S.: 6th Annual Juried Student Exhibition Juror: Patrick Horne, Enterprise Center, LA

2015                           Four Corners Juror: Benjamin Hickey, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions at The Masur Museum, Enterprise Center, LA

                                   Annual Juried Student Juror: Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography/Chief Preparator at The Ogden Museum of Southern                                       Art, Louisiana Tech University

2011-2012                  Student Union Art Competition Louisiana State University

2011                           Into the Abyss Louisiana State University

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS

2018                            Assistantship Taleamor Park Artist Residency

2014-2017                   Graduate Teaching Assistantship Louisiana Tech University

2016                            Billboard Contest NCLAC & Drigger’s Outdoor Advertising

2012                            Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors Scholarship

2008                            Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS)

 

 

LECTURES, RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

 

2020-Present             Observational Drawing Instructor, Avenida Lakewood Community

2020                           Panelist, Teaching Art Online Workshop for K-12 Teachers

2018                           Artist in Residence, Taleamor Park Artist Residency

2018-2019                  Life Drawing Instructor, Ogden Museum of Southern Art After Hours

2017                           Visiting Artist Lecture, Horizon, Louisiana School for Math, Science & Arts

2016                           Visiting Artist Lecture, Landscapes, University of Louisiana at Monroe

                                   Visiting Artist Lecture, What Makes a Good Sketchbook?, Louisiana Tech University

                                   Workshop Instructor Painting with Collage, Women’s Art Group

2014                           Workshop Instructor Sunday Sprout, NCLAC

2013                           Artist in Residence Burren College of Art, Ireland

                                   Artist in Residence Atelier de la Rose, France

 

 

BIOGRAPHY & PUBLICATIONS

2019                            Grounded DARIAmag.com

2017                            Measuring the Infinite Pelicanbomb.com

2016                            Missed Connections NCLAC Blog

2015                            Alumni Spotlight Quad: LSU College of Art & Design Magazine

 

 

PRIVATE & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Studio C Baton Rouge, LA

Contemporain Gallery Baton Rouge, LA

The Frame of Mind Ruston, LA

Trenton Interiors & Co. Ruston, LA

Karl and Kay Malone Private Collection

The Remington Hotel Suite and Spa Shreveport, LA

Sue Paperie Ruston, LA

Wooden Haven Furniture Co. Baton Rouge, LA

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS, GALLERY & MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

 

2018                           Louisiana Contemporary Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785-1802 Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   A Precise Vision: The Architectural Archival Watercolors of Jim Blanchard Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction Ogden Museum of Southern Art

2017                           Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of The Swamp Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Guiffrida Collection

                                   PhotoNola Currents Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   Louisiana Contemporary Ogden Museum of Southern Art

                                   Unearthing Peter Hay, Studio 301

2016                           Voices Carry Joey Slaughter, Studio 301

                                   Pink Field/Blue Fog Amanda McCavour, Louisiana Tech University

                                   The Shape Of Things To Come Kit Gilbert, Bossier Arts Council

                                   Sensation Nicole Duet, Studio 301

                                   Things That Go Pop Raluca Iancu, Studio 301

2015-2017                  Gallery Director Studio 301: Contemporary Art Gallery           

                                   Gallery Manager Louisiana Tech University

2014-2017                  Gallery Committee Louisiana Tech University

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE & DEVELOPMENT

2016                           Guest Judge 9th Annual Earvin Ryland Youth Art Festival, Kiwanis Club of Ruston

2015-2016                  Guest Artist Art. Create. Discover. Communicate. (AC/DC) Kids

                                   Artist Off The Wall Silent Auction and Fundraiser, The Masur Museum of Art

2014-2015                  Artist Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Silent Auction Fundraiser, The Belle of Baton Rouge Casino

2012                           Artist Art Auction & Charity Fundraiser, Hound Dogs, LA

                                   Art Exhibition and Charity Fundraiser, Lewy Physical Therapy Clinic, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2014-2017                  Gallery & Woodshop Monitor Louisiana Tech University

2016                           Radio Guest Artist All Things Art, NCLAC, 99.3 The Peach

2015                           Artist The GP Project, The Louisiana Film Prize

                                   Studio Assistant Associate Professor Joey Slaughter

                                   Artist Downtown Gallery Crawl, The Big Room Gallery

                                   Artist Ruston Maker’s Fair

                                   Artist East on 20 Upstairs Gallery

                                   Artist Spring Art Crawl, The Fine Line

2013-2015                  Artist White Light Night, Wooden Haven Furniture Co.

                                   Artist Hot Art, Cool Nights, Wooden Haven Furniture Co.

2014                           Organic Farmer World Wide Organic Opportunities in Farming (WWOOF), Argalasti, Pelion, Greece

                                   Artist Holiday Arts Tour, 202 Vienna Street

                                   Artist Art Thaw Spring Arts Tour, Wooden Haven Furniture Co.

2013-2014                  Sales and Custom Design Associate Wooden Haven Furniture Co.

2013                           Muralist Wooden Haven Furniture Co.

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2018-Present             The Clyfford Still Museum

2017-2019                  Ogden Museum of Southern Art

2015-2017                  The College Arts Association (CAA) 2015-2016  The Honor Society (honorsociety.org)

2014-2017                  North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, LA

2014-2016                  The Artist Alliance, Louisiana Tech University

2009-2012                  The Painter’s League, Louisiana State University

 

 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Adobe Creative Suite

Microsoft Office Suite

Public Speaking

Research & Writing

Developing Academic Coursework & Curriculum

1, 2, 3D Design

SketchUp

Salesforce

Museum Curatorial Processes

Past Perfect

Moodle

Learning Management System (LMS)

Building Panels & Stretching Canvases

General Woodworking and 3D Processes

Traditional & Contemporary 2D Visual Art Techniques

Mac & Windows Operating Systems

Wood Shop Safety

Gallery & Museum Preparation & Installation

2010 - present

2010 - present

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