EDUCATION

2012    M.F.A. Sculpture and Expanded Practice

            Ohio University, Athens, OH

2009    B.F.A. Sculpture

            Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2013 Honorarium Chasing Horizons Exhibition
2012 Graduate Award
2011 School of Art Creative Studies Grant Nominee
2010 Friends of Trisolini Gallery Louis B. Fenske Graduate Scholarship Endowed Fund
2010 Merit Award for Study Abroad Program
2009 Studio Exultance Award Nominee
2009 Graduate Award
2008 Gene Adcock Scholarship
2008 ISC Nominee
2005 Kendall College of Art and Design Scholarship

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016    Temporary Art Review

2014   365 Artist 365 Days

2013    Express Milwaukee

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2017 Why We Need Domestic Art Spaces, Chair, Southeastern College Art Conferencea, Columbus, OH
2016 Failed to Succeed, Panelist, Southeastern College Art Conference, Roanoke,VA
2015 Gallery Talk, Buckhannon, WV
2013 Plug Projects Critique Night, Kansas City, MO
2013 Artist Talks with Q&A, Milwaukee, WI
2012 MACAA (failure and art), Detroit, MI
2012 Gallery Talk with Q&A, Athens, OH
2012 Gallery Talk, Nelsonville, OH
2010 Artist Lecture, Athens, OH

 

CURATORIAL PRACTICES
2016- current   Gallery Director and Curator at West Virginia Wesleyan College Sleeth Gallery
2013-current    Founder and Director of The Hown’s Den: A Nomadic + Domestic Exhibition Space
2013-15                Member of SPECTRA: A Nomadic Platform for Film and Video

 

EXHIBITIONS (*) denotes solo exhibitions

2017 Overlay, Arts Monongahela, Morgantown, WV
2015
Small Works, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH
2015
Interior Spaces *, Sleeth Gallery, Buckhannon, WV
2014
KC Flat Files, H&R Block Space, Kansas City, MO
2013
Small Works, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH
2013
Thank You Come Again, So What Space, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Shared Space*, The Hown’s Den, Kansas City, KS
2013
Chasing Horizons, Villa Terra Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2012
Have I Been There Before, La Esquina, Kansas City, KS
2012
How To Read A Book: An Artists’ Book Reading Room, Permanent Collection,
Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, WI
2012
In Line With, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH
2012
The Sea: Between Speech and Language*, Siegfried Gallery, Athens, OH
2012
Majestic Galleries’ Group Exhibition, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH
2012
Group Exhibition, Esther Allen Greer Museum, Rio Grande, OH
2011
Interstice, Group Exhibition, Siegfried Gallery, Athens, OH
2011
CS Gallery Print Show, Group Exhibition, Columbus, OH
2011
Purple Wedding (documentation of performance), Kennedy Museum of Art,
with Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens, Athens, OH
2010
Purple Wedding (one day performance with Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth
Stephens) Athens, OH
2010
Art Prize Distinguished Alumni Exhibition, WJM, Grand Rapids, MI
2010
Silence (a performance one day only), Speakers Corner, London, England
2010
Critical Mass, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH
2009
Heavy Platypus*, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Active Site, Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Destination 1111, One Night Event, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Active Site, Flat Iron Building, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Bodies of Art, Annual GR Fashion Show, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Space Opera, Capsule Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2008
Space Opera, Kendall College of Art and Design Student Gallery, Grand
Rapids MI
2007
Active Site, One Night Collaborative Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI
2007
KCAD Annual Juried Exhibition, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand
Rapids MI