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EDUCATION
2011……….
Master of Fine Arts – Painting and Drawing
…..Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2003……….
Bachelor of Arts – Fine Art
Minors: Stained Glass, Creative Writing
…..Flagler College, St Augustine, FL

CURRENT PROJECTS
2016-present
Operations/Materials Manager
– managing retail staff and volunteers
– coordination of materials donations
– managing general operations
2016 Teaching artist
– instructing workshops and camps
…..Seattle Recreative, Seattle, WA

2016-present
Art Teacher
– leading workshops and camps
– building curriculum
– recycle art liaison
…..Thrive Art School, Seattle, WA

RELEVANT PAST EXPERIENCE
2015-2016
Store Manager/Art Instructor
– Managing retail space and donations………………
– Marketing, promotions, social media
– Workshop curriculum and calendar
– Organizing volunteers
– Leading recycle art birthday parties and workshops
2014-2015
Volunteer/Art Instructor
…..Stuff Redux, Richmond, VA

2015-2016
Teaching Artist
– Older adult programming
– Adult students with various special needs
…..Art on Wheels, Richmond, VA

2015-2016
Art Instructor
– Older adult programming
…..Westminster Canterbury, Richmond, VA

2015-2016
Program Leader – Youth after-school community art program – mosaics
Volunteer – Performing Statistics Project
– political advocacy
– being a megaphone for incarcerated youth
– funding assistance
– artwork/teaching
…..Art 180, Richmond, VA

2015-2016
Volunteer – Horticulture team
– Community Kitchen Garden (with FeedMore)
– Recycle art decor team
…..Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA

2014-2016
Volunteer/Member/Owner/Artist in Residence
– fund-raising
– tabling/member-drive
– art projects/instruction
…..Richmond Food Co-op, Richmond, VA

2013-2016
Art Instructor
– Adult programming
Studio S (65+)
Siegel Program (Students with Brain Injuries)
Engage Classes (Gallery inspired workshops)
…..Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

2011-2016
Organizer
…..RVA Drink ‘n’ Draw, Richmond, VA

2014-2016
Art Instructor
– Youth/adult programming
Artful Living (55+)
Creative Family Dinner Studio (family program)
Poetry Matters: Bookmaking Unit (ages 10-14)
2014-2015
Education Coordinator
– Outreach program administrator
Art Matters – with Henrico P.A.L.
(updated k-8, after-school visual art program)
Retail Rejuvenation – with Regency Square Mall
(scheduled year-round art classes at the mall)
Poetry Matters – with Henrico P.A.L.
(created middle school, after-school program)
Creative Family Dinner Studio – with CMoR and Grow RVA
(created free family art program including dinner)
…..Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

2013-2014
Florist
…..Petals and Twigs,
Richmond, VA

2012-2013
Demo Coordinator > Demo/Greeter > Cashier
…..Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market, Richmond, VA

2007
Senior Mentor
…..Hendersonville High SchoolAsheville, NC

2006-2009
Art Instructor
– Continuing Education Division
…..AB Tech Community College, Asheville, NC

2007-2009
Private Instructor
…..Asheville L.E.T.S., Asheville, NC

2004-2009
Instructor > Assistant Instructor > Volunteer > Work/Study
…..John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC

2002-2004………..
Steward/Jeweler
…..Artickles Gallery, St. Augustine, FL

2001
Stained Glass Artist/Intern
…..Beyer Studio, Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS
2013
1st Place – Logo Contest
…..Richmond Eats Richmond, Richmond, VA

2001
2nd Place – “What’s your Manchester?” Art Contest
…..Link Apartments, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2009
Scholarship – Advanced Book Arts
…..John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC

2004
Honorable MentionWabash Valley Juried Exhibition
…..Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Jan 2017
fields of gold
Self-curated
Seattle Recreative, Seattle, WA

October 2016
Abstracts with heads
Self-curated
Chacon Canyon Greenwood, Seattle, WA

April 2016
hint of something
Self-curated
Padow’s on Main, Richmond VA

Mar-Jul 2015
EE for BJ: Original Fashion Designs
Self-curated
…..Regency Square Mall, Richmond, VA

May 2014
pattern, portraits, paint
Self-curated
…..Urban Farmhouse – Shockoe, Richmond, VA

Apr-Jun 2014
interior landscapes
Curator: Lauren Hall Midway Gallery
…..Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

Feb 2014
interior landscapes
Self-curated
…..Urban Farmhouse, Midlothian, VA

Oct 2013
abstracts and sweaters
Self-curated
…..Urban Farmhouse – Shockoe, Richmond, VA

Sep 2012
figura astratta
Self-curated
…..Bellytimber Tavern, Richmond, VA

Jul-Aug 2012
abstracts
Self-curated
….. Bellytimber Tavern, Richmond, VA

Mar 2012
abstracts
Self-curated
…..821 Cafe, Richmond, VA

2009
dirty warehouse
Curator: Matt Parris
…..Roots Gallery, Asheville, NC

2008
it hearts to be square
Curator: Denise Hale
…..The Perch, Asheville, NC

2003
Paintings and Glass
Curator: Maureen O’Neill
…..Carrera Gallery, St. Augustine, FL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016-2017
Staff Works
Curator: Emily Ellingsworth – Stairwell Gallery
…..Seattle ReCreative, Seattle, WA

2016
[work] faculty + staff + board
Curator: tba – True F. Luck Gallery
…..Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA

2015
2nd Annual Atlas Holiday Exhibition
Curator: Kate Bayles
…..Art 180, Richmond, VA

2015
Instructor Showcase
Curator: Allyson Catoe
…..Westminster Canterbury, Richmond, VA

2015
Find Art Doors
Curators: Kevin Orloski, Andrea Orloski and Andrea Butler
…..Art on Wheels + Virginia Supportive Housing, Richmond, VA

2015
[work] faculty + staff + board
Curator: Caroline Wright – True F. Luck Gallery
…..Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA

2015
The Next Level
Curator: Lauren Hall – Slant Wall and Midway Galleries
…..Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

2014
[work] faculty + staff + board
Curator: Caroline Wright – True F. Luck Gallery
…..Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA

2014
The Next Level
Curator: Lauren Hall – Slant Wall and Midway Galleries
…..Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

2013
[work] faculty + staff + board
Curator: Caroline Wright – True F. Luck Gallery
…..Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA

2004
Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition
…..Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

PUBLICATION
2013
Meridian
Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia
…..Cover, issue 31

COMMISSIONS
2013
“abstract mural”
….. Savannah Clements, Richmond, VA

2010
“four abstracted seascapes”
…..Chris Adornetti, Deerfield Beach, FL

2004
“the jungle room”
…..Jennifer Brown, Terre Haute, IN

SELECTED COLLECTORS
Chris & Karen Adornetti, Deerfield Beach, FL
Theresa Bubenzer, Seattle, WA
Carolyn & Gil Carter, Santa Cruz, CA
Merin & Chris Dunn, St. Augustine, FL
Jan & Nanette Davison, Brasstown, NC