EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Teaching, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, May 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH, May 2009

EXHIBITION RECORD
2017
Art and the Immigrant, Irish Network New Orleans, Treo, New Orleans, LA
Artist of the Month, National Art and Hobby, New Orleans, LA
2016 
Featured Artist, Bouffant Beauty and Barber, New Orleans, LA
2011-2014
Monthly Gallery Hop, Group Exhibit, 83 Gallery, Columbus, OH
2011
Insights into Japan, Solo Exhibit, Hara Motors, Kamiyahagi, Japan
Churchill Club Show, Group Exhibit, Ena Bunka Center, Ena, Japan
 Kominkan Matsuri, Juried Exhibit, Kominkan Center, Nakatsugawa, Japan
2010
Nakatsugawa Shimin-ten, Juried Exhibit, Nigiwai Plaza, Nakatsugawa, Japan
Churchill Club Show, Group Exhibit, Ena Bunka Center, Ena, Japan
Kominkan Matsuri, Juried Exhibit, Kominkan Center, Nakatsugawa, Japan
2009
Agora 6, Juried Exhibit, Junctionview Studios, Columbus, OH
Emerging Artists, Featured Artist, The Art Loft, Delaware, OH
No. 16: Infinite Flux, BFA Thesis Show, Ross Art Museum, Delaware, OH
OWU Spring Show, Juried Exhibit, Gallery 2001, Delaware, OH
2008                    
Playing with Mud, Group Exhibit, Werner Gallery, Delaware, OH
Angles and Impulses, Solo Exhibit, Werner Gallery, Delaware, OH
OWU Spring Show, Juried Exhibit, Gallery 2001, Delaware, OH
Five Colleges of Ohio Show, Juried Exhibit, Ebert Art Center, Wooster, OH
2007
OWU Spring Show, Juried Exhibit, Gallery 2001, Delaware, OH

AWARDS AND HONORS
2015
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, New Orleans, LA
2011

Featured Ceramic Artist, Gallery 83, Columbus, OH
2009
President’s Circle Purchase Award, OWU, Delaware, OH (Replications of painting given to distinguished alumni)
Marty Kalb Purchase Award, OWU, Delaware OH (Drawings purchased and displayed in Edgar Hall)
Juried Spring Show Awards in Painting & Ceramics, OWU, Delaware, OH
Annie Rogers Rusk Prize in Painting, OWU, Delaware, OH
Juried Spring Show Award for Metals, OWU, Delaware, OH
2007
Susan Cornwell Memorial Foundation Award, OWU, Delaware, OH (For achievement in multiple mediums)
Juried Spring Show Award for Drawing, OWU, Delaware, OH
2006
Fine Arts Recognition Award, OWU, Delaware, OH (For demonstrating achievement and potential in the arts)
2005
Rotary International Scholarship, Dublin, OH
Faculty Merit Scholarship, OWU, Delaware, OH
Meeks Service and Leadership Award, OWU, Delaware, OH

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2012-present   Teacher, St. George’s Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA
2009-2011       Assistant Language Teacher, Suginoko Kindergarten, Nakatsugawa, Japan
2009                  Instructor, Delaware Arts Castle, Delaware, OH
2006                  Teacher’s Assistant, OWU Early Childhood Center, Delaware, OH

CURATORIAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012                Guest Artist Lecturer, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
2011                Gallery Assistant, 83 Gallery, Columbus, OH
2008-2009     Gallery Monitor, Ross Art Museum, Delaware, OH
2006-2009     Appointed Member, OWU Art Department Student Board, Delaware, OH
2005-2009     Elected Officer, Wesleyan Art Guild, Delaware, OH (2008-2009 President, 2006-2007 Vice President)

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
2011    “Art sales donated to Tohoku: American teacher’s solo exhibit.”  Asahi Newspaper [Japan] 15 Jun 2011: 21
2009  Yoder, William.  “Lights, camera, action! called for student film.”  The Transcript [Delaware, OH] 23 Apr 2009 4.
2008   Art Cries Out: Protest Art of 2008.  Online exhibition.  http://www.artcriesout.com/PA2008.html

SPECIAL SKILLS
Photography, filmmaking, bookmaking, Japanese language and calligraphy