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Education

2016 -- Present        MFA, 2D Art/Drawing ((Projected))
                                  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2014                          BS Ed summa cum laude, Art and Design Education
                                  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL    

 

Related Professional Experience

2016 - present         Graduate Assistant/Instructor of Record, Southern Illinois University
                                  Instructor in 2D Art Foundations, Art History, and Figure Drawing

2014 - 2016              Full-time Faculty, West Carroll High School, Savanna, IL
                                  Instructor in Orientation to Art, Sculpture, Drawing, Photography, and Advanced Art

2014                         Student Teacher, Geneva High School, Geneva, IL (Fine Arts)

2014                         Student Teacher, Mill Creek Elementary School, Geneva, IL (Fine Arts
 

 

Exhibitions

2017                         Nasty Women Chicago, Stan Mansion, Chicago, IL

                                 Artspectations, Colored Pencil Society of America, Online Exhibition

                                 Locality, Artspace 304, Carbondale, IL

                                 Animal Kingdom, Juried Group Exhibition, Fusion Art Gallery, Online Exhibition

                                 Landscapes, Juried Group Exhibition, Light Space Time Gallery, Online Exhibition

 

2016                        Criss-Cross, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, IL

                                Art Teacher’s Exhibition, Galena Arts Center, Galena, IL

                                Psychedelic, Libraries of Carroll and Jo Davies Counties, Northwestern IL

 

2015                       Far Flung: Contemporary Art of the Midwest, Juried Group Exhibition, Arts on Elston Gallery, Chicago, IL (curator:                                              Rebecca George, Faculty at School of the Art Institute Chicago)

                               Dreams/Nightmares, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL

                               Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition, Palisades Art League, Savanna, IL

                              Dubuque Ink and Art Expo, Grand River Center, Dubuque, IA

                              Quad State Biennial, Juried Group Exhibition, Quincy Art Center Gallery, Quincy, IL (curator: Lauren Haynes, Curator of                                   Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art)

 

2014                     Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition, Palisades Art League, Savanna, IL

 

Awards and Recognition

2015                     Best of Show, Advanced Fine Art Category, Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition

                             1st Place, Colored Pencil, Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition

2014                     1st place, Colored Pencil, Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition

                             2nd place, Colored Pencil, Palisades Art League Annual Exhibition

2012 – 13            Caroline Allrutz Art Education Scholarship, Northern Illinois University

2011                     O’Malley-Pugh Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship, Northern Illinois University

2010                    Freshman Ten Award, Northern Illinois University

 

Publications

2015                          Supersonic Art, Online Gallery Collection, (x)

                                  Palliate Midwest: Uncurating Regional Aesthetics, Online Gallery Collection (x)

                                  Carroll County Review, Local News Publication, November 4, 2015

                                  Prairie Advocate, Local News Publication, November 4, 2015