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:

2016 Sports In Art, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

2016 Summer Film Festival, Habital Spaces, Kingsbury, TX

2016 Reddot, Bluestar Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

2016 Accessories of Modern Men, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX

2016 32nd Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX (curated by Joey Fauerso)

2016 A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX

2015 Dérive, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2015 Texas Artist Connection, Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio, TX (curated by Raul Gonzalez)

2015 31st Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX (curated by Sandra C. Fernández, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin)

2015 Just for Show, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2015 In an Expanded Field, UTSA Ceramics and Sculpture Graduate Building, San Antonio, TX, In conjunction with Contemporary Art Month. 

2015 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)

2014 Grand Opening, Gallery 136, San Antonio, TX (curated by Ken Little, Professor at UTSA)

2014 {____ +____}, (____ + ____}, {____ + ____}: A Collage Show, Scene Metrospace, Lansing, MI (curated by Michelle Word, Acting Director of Education at The MSU Broad Art Museum)

2014 52nd Annual National Exhibition, Beaumont Art Legue, Beaumont, TX

2014 A Show Titled, Like Symbol, Like Prince, High Wire Arts Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2014 Domesticity, Grindstone Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2014 Untitled (Public Display), Guadelupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, TX

2014 30th Student Art Exhibition, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2014 Collegiate Exhibition, San Antonio Art League Museum, San Antonio, TX

2014 Slap and Tickle, Bluestar Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

2014 New Sculpture, Northeast Lakeview College Gallery, Universal City, TX

2013 College Expo 2013, 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX

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

2013 Collective Bargaining, Senior Thesis Show, DePree Gallery, Holland, MI

2012 Juried Student Show, DePree Gallery, Holland, MI (curated by Sally England & Nick Stockton)

2012 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)

2011 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:

2016  A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Co-curated with Kallie Pfeiffer, Terminal 136, 
San Antonio, TX 

Grants & Awards:

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

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

2013 Herman Miller Award, Hope College, Holland, MI. Awarded to one senior each year by the art faculty to a student who is deemed most deserving of support. 

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

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

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

2011 Stanley Harrington Art Award, Hope College, Holland, MI. Is a merit based scholarship granted annually to distinguished art students. 

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

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.