EDUCATION

2012         Masters of Fine Arts, Honors Textiles, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 

2008        Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude – Integrated Studio Arts: Printmaking and Textiles, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

EXHIBITIONS Solo shows are marked with *

2016         Octagon 50 x 50 Invitational Exhibit, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

                  Collaboration 2016: Common Threads Series, ISU Design on Main, Ames, IA 

      *Carrie Hall Quilt Block Project, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS (upcoming)

       New Works, Morning Bell Coffee Roasters, Ames, IA

      Leisure Suit Series, Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines, IA

      Intertwine Invitational, ISU Design on Main, Ames, IA 

      48th Annual Juried National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Show,

               Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

2015         Materials: Hard & Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

      Fiber Focus 2015, Art Saint Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO

      Ames Area Studio TourAmes, IA

      Biennial Community of Artists Juried Exhibit, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

      National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2015, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS

     *Old Works | New Life, Stomping Grounds, Ames, IA

2014         Pop Up, Ames! , Design on Main, Ames, IA

                 Ames 150, Gallery in the Round, Ames, IA

                   MadeToday, ISU Design West, Sioux City, IA

                   *home[maker], Community Gallery, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA.

                 Little Ames,Big Aims, Wheatsfield Co-op, Ames, IA

                   *home[maker], Plenum Space Gallery, Kansas City, MO

                46th Annual Juried National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Show, 

                         Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

 

2013        Biennial Community of Artists Juried Exhibit, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

                45th Annual Juried National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Show,

                         Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

                *Recent Works, Stomping Grounds, Ames, IA 

 

2012        Metamorphosis, Oscar C. and Geraldine F. Hirsch Rooms, Cape Girardeau Public Library,

                         Cape Girardeau, Missouri. MAPC Conference Event.

                   Connection/Misconnection, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                 *A Slice of Light, Invisible Hand Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas

     *whispers of light |  workings of splendor, MFA Thesis Exhibition, 

                         Art + Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

    

2011         3 Printmaking Portfolios, Cora Sanford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

                a tribute… Art + Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                Above Average: Recent Work from Decent People, Art + Design Gallery,

                        University of Kansas, Lawrence

                Metamorphosis Frogman’s Assistant’s 30th Anniversary Portfolio Exchange,

                        Nuance Gallery, Beresford, SD

 

2010       *a void place…,site-specific public installation, Kansas Union Tunnel,

                        University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                 Sweethearts of the Studio, Art + Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                 Assistant’s Exhibition, Frogman’s Print Workshop, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

 

2009        Beginnings, Henry’s Coffee Shop, Lawrence , KS

                 Prairie Fire: In the Field or in Your Glass, Pearl Gallery, Kansas City, MO

                 Assistant’s Exhibition, Frogman’s Print Workshop, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

                 2008 Cascade Print Exchange, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR

    

2008       *Mysteries and Longings, Café Milo, Ames, Iowa. 

                 Art and Design Rome Student Exhibition, Gallery 181-College of Design,

                        Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

                 Raw Talent, Artist’s Cooperative Gallery, Omaha, NE. 

                 Of a Certain Size, Memorial Union Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

                Collective Perspective, Gallery 181-College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

                 Finishing Fragments, Gallery 181-1 -College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames IA

                 BOGO: Buy One Get One Free, 6th Annual International Print Exchange,

                        Gallery 181-College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 

                 Night Vision: Printing Darkness Col. Eugene E. Meyers Art Gallery, University of North Dakota and

                         the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT in 2009

    

2007       28th Art & Design Student Annual, Gallery 181-College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

                Studies in Creativity, Memorial Union Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames IA, 

                The Extravagantly Unsane, 7th Annual International Print Exchange

                         Gallery 181, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

                Print and Photo Show, Memorial Union Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames IA

 

2004       National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Corcoran Gallery of Art,Washington D.C.,

                         invitational show

                National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Diane von Furstenberg Theater, New York, New York, i      

                         invitational show

 

AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016               2016 Art Project Grant, Iowa Arts Council

                                Common Threads Exhibition,  ISU Design on Main Gallery, Ames, IA

                        Gold Award - First Place, Spotlight on Excellence - Corn Belt Power Cooperative

                                  Artwork for "Connecting to our Future" 2015 Annual Report

2015                Emerging Voices Award, Fiber Focus 2015, Surface Design Association

              Personal Development GrantSurface Design Association

             Carrie Hall Quilt Block Project, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2012                 Doris & Mertle Fair Carey Scholarship University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                         Tuition Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2011                  Doris & Mertle Fair Carey Scholarship University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                         Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2010                 Doris & Mertle Fair Carey Scholarship University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2010 -2011       Graduate Award, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS    

2009                Doris & Mertle Fair Carey Scholarship University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                         Tuition Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2004 -2008    George Washington Carver Scholarship, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2004                American Vision Award, National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-Present     Internship Sponsor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2012-2013          Creative Director, Omega Marketing, Ames, IA

2010-2011           Instructor of Record, Department of Visual Art – Textiles, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                                     Fall semester 2011 – Handprint and Resist Processes

                                     Spring semester 2011– Handprint and Resist Processes

                                     Fall Semester 2010 – Screen –printing Textiles

2010                  Teaching Assistant, Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop, Beresford, SD.

                                     Assisted Koichi Yamamoto – Diverse Monoprints

2009-2011         University of Kansas Textile Club Treasurer, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2009                 Teaching Assistant, Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop, Beresford, SD.

                                    Assisted Sydney Cross – Acid Tint Lithography.

2009-Present    King’s Canyon Artist Cooperative Gallery, Osceola, IA

2008-2009       Art Director, Café Milo, Ames, IA

2007-2008       Visual Arts Club, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

                           ISU Print Society Member, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

TRAVEL AND STUDY

2007     Rome Study Abroad Program, Iowa State University, Rome, Italy 

                     Studied Manuscript History, Renaissance History and Studio Arts

2006    China, F.O.C.U.S International

                     Studied and travel in China

 

COLLECTIONS

Print Department Permanent Collection, Kyoto Seika University,  Kyoto, Japan

Southern Graphics Council Print Collection and Archives, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

Print Department Permanent Collection,  University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

 

HONORS

2012                   Honors, MFA – Textile Studio Arts, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

2008                  Magna Cum Laude, BFA – Integrated Studio Arts, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2005 -2008       Dean’s List College of Art and Design, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2013 – Present        Surface Design Association Member

2007 – 2011             Southern Graphics Council Student Member