Education

 

2012                MFA, Drawing and Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

2008                BFA, Drawing and Painting, Spanish Minor, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

 

Work Experience

 

2012                Teaching Fellow, Drawing II, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

2011                Teaching Fellow, Drawing I, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

2010                Teaching Assistant, Drawing I, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

2009                Area Assistant, Drawing and Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX               

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2012                “Paralyzed Paradise”, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

             

                        “Cold Pizza”, Union Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2012                “Double Decker show”, Greenpoint gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

                        52nd  Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX. Juror, Clint Willour

 

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

2011                “CITATION 2011”, Texas Visual Art Association, PFAMILY ARTS Plano, Plano, TX. Juror, Barbara Frey and JD Miller

                       

                        "Vintage Naughty Paradise", The Kessler, Dallas, TX

                       

                        “FRESH MEET”, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX. Juror, Cris Worley and Erick Swensen

 

                        6th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, West Gallery,Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX. Juror, John Hartley

 

                        “Disruption: truths and fables”, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX. Curator, Victoria DeCuir 

 

                        Visual Arts Society of Texas 43rd Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX. Juror, Benito Huerta

 

                        “CURRENT”, Eagle Exhibition Hall, EESAT, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles        

 

                        Rising Eyes of Texas 2011, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX. Juror, Risa Puleo

 

                        University Union’s 35th Annual Student Art Competition, Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Juror, David Iles

           

2010                "Different Strokes", 1111 Studio Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

                        “CITATION 2010”, Texas Visual Art Association, PFAMILY ARTS Plano, Plano, TX. Juror, Billy Hassell

 

                        PDA Fall show, North Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Juror, Eric Trich

 

                        2nd year Grad Student show, Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        Pop-up / Collapsible Sculpture Show, North Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Juror, James Thurman

 

                        “Drawing from the Ethereal”, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX. Curator, Victoria DeCuir 

 

                        “I SEE A CHUCKLE IV”, TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of America, Dallas, TX. Curator, Zane Steadman

 

                        UNT - The National Art Education Association Art Show, McKinney Performing Arts Center Gallery, McKinney, TX. Juror, Sean Ibanez

 

                        50th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX. Juror, Jeremy Strick

 

                        The Texas Oklahoma Art Prize, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. Juror, Janis Goodman, 

 

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles        

 

                        “1st Open Juried Show”, TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of America, Dallas, TX. Juror, Dawna Hamm Walsh

 

                        Graduate Painting Student Show, Lightwell Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        University Union’s 34th Annual Student Art Competition, Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Juror, Eric McGehearty     

 

                        “Rivers on the Edge”, Square Gallery and North Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Juror, Annette Lawrence    

                       

                        “Artist Track 002”, Cora Stafford Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        Texas Visual Arts Association New Members Show, TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of America, Dallas, TX

 

2009                “CITATION 2009”, Texas Visual Art Association, Art Center of Plano, Plano, TX. Juror, Benito Huerta

 

                        4th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, West Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX. Juror, Chris Bergquist Fulmer

           

                        Visual Arts Society of Texas 41st Annual Spring Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX. Juror, Dan Piersol

 

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

2008                Senior Exit Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

           

                        “You would be cuter if you are Japanese”, Cora Stafford Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

                       

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles        

 

2007                University Union’s 31st Annual Student Art Competition, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Juror, Tony Holman and Holman Pottery

 

                        International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles                

           

                        H2O HUE Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

2006                International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

2005                International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

2004                International Art Show, UNT Union, Denton, TX. Curator, Millie Giles

 

 

Awards

 

2012                Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

 

                        Vermont Studio Center Artists’ Grant, Johnson, VT

 

2011                Merchandise Awards, “CITATION 2011”, Texas Visual Art Association, PFAMILY ARTS Plano, Plano, TX   

 

                        1st Place, 6th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, West Gallery,Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

 

                        Merit Award 3, 43rd Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX

 

                        Best of the show, University Union’s 35th Annual Student Art Competition, Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

2010                Mary Ratliff Memorial Award, “CITATION 2010”, Texas Visual Art Association, PFAMILY ARTS Plano, Plano, TX   

 

                        Best of the Show, PDA Fall show, North Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        Honorable Mention, Pop-up / Collapsible Sculpture Show, North Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        Third Place, “I SEE A CHUCKLE IV”, TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of America, Dallas, TX

 

                        Honorable Mention, University Union’s 34th Annual Student Art Competition, Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX

 

                        Second Place, TVAA New Member show, TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of America, Dallas, TX

 

2009                Asel Art Supply Merchandise Awards, “CITATION 2009”, Texas Visual Art Association, Art Center of Plano, Plano, TX