Education:

2016 MFA in Sculpture, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

2013 BA in Studio Art, Hope College, Holland, MI

2011 New York Center For Arts and Media Studies, Bethel University, New York, NY (Fall Semester)

Exhibitions:

2017

the difference between a weed and a flower is seeing, Flax Studio, San Antonio, TX (Solo Exhibition)

SNARE, Rudolph Blume Fine Art, Houston, TX

Double Entendre, San Antonio College, Visual Arts Center Gallery, San Antonio, TX

"Crossing Borders" postcard show and fundraiser for RAICES, Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX

The Expressive Mark & Other Ideas I Stole from Painting, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX (Solo Exhibition)

Gendered: An Inclusive Art Show, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

CAM Wow, Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX

Abiding Softness, Parchman & Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX

CAM, San Antonio Museum of Art, Current Flavor, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

2016

Concrete December, Concrete Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Sports In Art, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

Summer Film Festival, Habital Spaces, Kingsbury, TX

Reddot, Bluestar Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

Accessories of Modern Men, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX

32nd Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX (curated by Joey Fauerso)

A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX

2015 

Dérive, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Texas Artist Connection, Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio, TX (curated by Raul Gonzalez)

31st Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX (curated by Sandra C. Fernández, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin)

Just for Show, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

In an Expanded Field, UTSA Ceramics and Sculpture Graduate Building, San Antonio, TX, In conjunction with Contemporary Art Month. 

Contemporary Art in Suburbia/Suburbia in Contemporary Art, UTSA Ceramics and Sculpture Graduate Building, San Antonio, TX, (curated by Julie Johnson)

2014

Material Matters, WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, TX (curated by Erin Cluley, Director of Erin Cluley Gallery)

Grand Opening, Gallery 136, San Antonio, TX (curated by Ken Little, Professor at UTSA)

{____ +____}, (____ + ____}, {____ + ____}: A Collage Show, Scene Metrospace, Lansing, MI (curated by Michelle Word, Acting Director of Education at The MSU Broad Art Museum)

 52nd Annual National Exhibition, Beaumont Art Legue, Beaumont, TX

A Show Titled, Like Symbol, Like Prince, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Domesticity, Grindstone Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Untitled (Public Display), Guadelupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, TX

30th Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Collegiate Exhibition, San Antonio Art League Museum, San Antonio, TX

Slap and Tickle, Bluestar Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

New Sculpture, Northeast Lakeview College Gallery, Universal City, TX

2013

College Expo 2013, 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX

River Market Regional Exhibition 2013, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO (juried by Jerry Saltz)

Collective Bargaining, Senior Thesis Show, DePree Gallery, Holland, MI

2012

Juried Student Show, DePree Gallery, Holland, MI (curated by Sally England & Nick Stockton)

Y, Harris Building Site:Lab, Grand Rapids, MI (curated by Paul Amenta, director of Site:Lab) 

2011

All Last Night & Most of Today, NYCAMS Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Andrea Hill, director of gallery relations at Paddle8)

Praxis, Site:Lab, Grand Rapids, MI (curated by Paul Amenta) 

2010

Michigan Land of Riches, Former Public Museum Site:Lab Grand Rapids, MI (curated by  Paul Amenta) 

Curatorial Projects:

2017

Suzy Gonzalez: Both | And, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Daniela Cavazos Madrigal: The Things They Carried, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Charlie Kitchen: The Other Side of the Sky, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Anthony Rundblade: Cloak Dagger Parallel, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Dave Swensen: Fountains, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Wesley Harvey: Pretty Hurts, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Eden Collins: She Had Options, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

2016

Brittany Ham: New Surfaces, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Laura Blair Boden: Thresholds, Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Co-curated with Kallie Pfeiffer, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX 

Grants & Awards:

Art Presidential Fellowship Fund, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 2014-16

Peggy and Richard Valvert Endowed Scholarship, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 2014-16

Art Guys Endowment Scholarship, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 2014-15

1st Place Award at 30th Student Art Exhibitio, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 2014

Presidential Assistance Fellowship, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 2013

Herman Miller Award, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2013

Jon F. Kay Award, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2013

Co-winner of the Van Wylen Library Altered Book Art Awards, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2012

Kruizenga Scholarship, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2011-2012

Stanley Harrington Art Award,Hope College, Holland, MI, 2011

Distinguished Artist Award, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2009-2013

Related Experience:

2016 Co-Director of Hello Studio, in the Blustar Arts Complex.

2016 Art Handler with Southwest School of Art. I worked directly with the curator, Mary Mikel Stump to realize her vision.

2015-16 Associate Educator at Artpace. Responsibilities include leading tours through exhibition spaces,       community outreach events, and art activities. 

2015 Volunteer Coordinator with Luminaria. Organized volunteers from local colleges, universities, and the community to work with artists in the realization of the Luminaria projects and information booths. 

2015 Summer Graduate Intern at Artpace. Worked in the education department running programming with a variety of ages, developed curriculum, and promotional design.

2015- 16 Art Handler with Art Not Art. I worked with Nate Cassie and Ethel Shipton to handle, pack,                 and transport a variety of artworks.

2014-16 Studio Assistant to Associate Professor Libby Rowe (Photography). Scheduling calendar, submitting applications for exhibitions, building website, documenting artwork and organizingher tenure application packet.

2014 Luminaria Volunteer. Duties included working directly with curators and artists in setting up                 artwork, selling merchandise, informing and directing the public through the event.

2013 Studio Assistant in sculpture studio at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

2012-2013 Studio Assistant to Associate Professor Katherine Sullivan (Painting, Figure Drawing, Color Theory, and Senior Studio) at Hope College. Tasks included general studio maintenance and photographing student work. 

2012 Teaching Assistant to Stephanie Malinowski (Design II) at Hope College. Responsibilities                 included weekly critiques, assisting students in execution of projects, and photographing student work. 

2011 Internship as Studio Assistant to Phoebe Washburn in New York, New York. Worked directly with Phoebe in executing work, site visits, organizing transportation of works to be exhibited, and photoshopping work.

2010-2011 Studio Assistant to Jennifer Gardiner (Printmaking) at Hope College.