Education:

              2016, Louisiana Sate University, Baton Rouge, LA – MFA Studio Art, Focus in drawing, painting, and printmaking.

2012 California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA – BFA Drawing & Painting

2008 Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA - AA Fine Arts, & CSU GE Certification

Teaching and Lecturing:

          2013-2016 – Professor on Record, & Adjunct Professor through Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016 -  Art Club Teacher, Apex Collegiate Charter School, through Big Buddy Program.

          2016 – Summer Camp Director and Arts Teacher for 7elements Fine Art School, LLC

              2012- CSU Arts Bridge, 1st grade art program - Webster Elementary School, Long Beach, CA

Affiliations:

2016 - Current– Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Visual Arts Curator.

2015 - Current – Art Director/Curator for The National Alliance on Mental Illness’s Mind’s Eye. An annual exhibition and gala. www.namibr.com

2011- 2012 - Golden Key International Honour Society, California State University Long Beach Chapter, Long Beach, CA

                 2011- 2012 - Phi Kappa Phi honor society, California State University Long Beach Chapter, Long Beach, CA

                 2010-current – Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA

Recent Exhibitions: See Portfolios for additional exhibition information.

          2017 Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2017, Yoshinogawa, Japan

          2017 Reflections on 2016, Kellwood Contemporary Art Center, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016 Art Seen, Healthcare Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016 What Remains, 7elements Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016 Contemporary Print, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016 A Crow & A Hanger, Solo, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          2016  A Crow & A Hanger, Solo, Foster Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

          2015 Juried Student Art Show, Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA

          2015 Resilience: The Healing Power of Art, New Orleans University, New Orleans, LA

          2014 Resilience: The Healing Power if Art, The Healthcare Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          2014 The New Paradigm, TAG, University of West Florida, Pensacola FL

             2014 The Breakhorn Exchange, New Orleans , LA

             2014 Malleable Language, Louisiana State University School of Arts, Baton Rouge, LA

             2012 Figuratively Speaking CSULB School of Arts, Long Beach, CA

             2012 Corpo Umano & Chusho-Ga CSULB School of Arts, Long Beach, CA

             2012 CSU Summer arts culmination show, Florence, Italy

             2012 Emergence, Solo, Exhibit [A] Gallery, Long Beach, CA   

             2012 Insights, CSULB Museum of Art, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

             2012 (OMS), Gatov Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

             2012 Californians, Artspace Purl, CU Gallery, Daegu, Korea.

              2012 Food-scape, Exhibit [A] Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Portfolios (Shown in various locations globally)

           2017 Homeland, International Print Exchange Programme, SIR JJ School of Art, Mumbai, India, Shown: Various Countries

           2017 Passions, Sponsored by Green Pea Press, Huntsville, AL, Shown in United States

            2016 You Can't Take it With You, Portfolio Exchange, Baton Rouge, LA, Shown in United States

            2016 Propaganda, Letterpress Portfolio Exchange, Baton Rouge, LA, Shown in United States

             2016 Borderlands, Sponsored by Green Pea Press, Huntsville AL, Shown in United States

             2016 Letters From Home, Sponsored by Alberta Printmakers, Alberta Canada, Shown in United States, Canada

             2016 Lightning in the Night Sky, Sponsored by The Sketchbook Project, New York NY

             2015 Dialogos E Interpretaciones IV, International Print Exchange and Traveling Exhibition, Shown in: United States, Colombia

             2014 Cyber Rituals, Portfolio Exchange, Baton Rouge, LA: Shown in United States, Canada

Commissions:

                  2010-current – Original reference material, Pewter Fish, Bellflower, CA

                  2010-current – Original reference material, Creatively Yours Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bibliography:

2016 – Current: Arts Council Radio Show, occasional co-host; https://www.artsbr.org/what-we-do/arts-council-radio-show

2016 MFA Thesis paper: “A Crow & A Hanger” http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-05212016-164108/

               2012 Californians – Art Exhibition at CU Gallery , Daegu, Korea

               2011 Reverting the Gaze Catalog, SOMArts Gallery. San Francisco, CA

Honors and Awards/Grants:    

          2017 – Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Creative Relief Grant

          2016 – Joan Mitchell Foundation, Disaster Relief Grant

          2015 – Study Abroad grant thought Louisiana State University School of Art

                  2014 – Merit grant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA

                  2012- Arts Bridge Scholars –Scholarship, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

                  2012 – CSU Summer Arts – Scholarship for study abroad in Florence Italy