EDUCATION

Boston University: College of Fine Arts

 

 

MFA, Painting, May 2004

Advisors: John Walker, Richard Ryan, Graham Campbell, Alfredo Gisholt

Notable courses: Memory I: Faith and Heresy in Ancient and Modern Literature. Professor Elie Wiesel (recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize)

 

Independent Study: Mesoamerican Writing Systems(Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology; Harvard University).

 

University of Cincinnati: College of D.A.A.P.

 

BFA, Painting, Cum Laude, June 2000

Advisor, Frank Hermmann

 

FINE ARTS & EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT

 

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College Summer 2008 - Present

 

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, Design and Humanities and Science Departments Classes: Design Principles, Drawing I, II, Introduction to Art, Ancient Art History, Medieval to Renaissance Art, Art History: 1880 to Present, Modern and Contemporary Art History

 

Artworks, Inc. 2006-2008; 2017-2019

Lead Teaching Artist/Mural: Connected through the Ages (2019)

Lead Teaching Artist, 5 murals (2017)

Lead Artist / Mural: Natural Migration ( 2008)

Lead Artist / Mural: The Scribe, Fish, and the Sea (2007)

Lead Artist / Mural: Welcome to Pleasant Ridge (2006)

 

Art Academy of Cincinnati Fall 2008 - Spring 2011

 

Adjunct Faculty, Foundations and Fine Arts Departments Classes: Drawing II, III, IV, V, Introduction to Painting Community Education: College Portfolio Prep, Mixed Media Collage, Oil Painting as Narrative, Drawing from the Very Beginning

 

Miami University (Oxford, Oh) Fall 2006 - Spring 2008

 

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art

Classes: Drawing III, IV

 

Milton Art Museum (Milton, Massachusetts)Summer 2004 -Spring 2006

 

Instructor, Painting, Drawing, Collage and Mixed Media Adult and Children Classes

 

Boston University Fall 2002 - Spring 2004

 

Teaching Assistant

Classes: Visual Arts: Drawing I:Drawing as a Visual Language, Anatomy Drawing

Painting for Non-Majors;

Gallery Assistant, 808 Gallery

Administrative Assistant to Graduate Painting Department Chair

 

Baker-Hunt Foundation (Covington, Kentucky) Fall 2000- Summer 2002

 

Art Instructor

Classes: Adult Drawing I & II; Youth Studio: Maya Glyphic writing; Mixed Media, Painting

Abstractly

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

Semantics Gallery (Cincinnati, Ohio)June 2010

Milton Art Museum (Milton, Massachusetts)January 2010

Huntington Theatre Gallery (Boston, Massachusetts)September 2003

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Pearlman Gallery, Faculty Exhibition (Cincinnati, Ohio)January 2010

Cincinnati Museum Center, Decent to Xibabalba. (Cincinnati, Ohio)November 2009

Duke Energy Gallery, Siete Artistas (Cincinnati, Ohio)September 2011

Festival Hispano, Bajomundo (Cincinnati, Ohio)August 2010

Miami University Art Museum, Bicentennial Exhibition(Oxford, Ohio)November 2008

Pearlman Gallery, Faculty Exhibition (Cincinnati, Ohio)June 2008

Madisonville Art Center, Mural Inauguration Exhibition(Cincinnati, Ohio)August 2007

Miami University, Heistand Galleries, Faculty Exhibition(Oxford, Ohio)October 2006

Milton Art Museum, Selected Paintings (Milton, Massachusetts)January 2005

NAS Gallery, New England Artists (Brooklyn, New York)July 2004

808 Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition (Boston, Massachusetts)April 2004

Commonwealth Gallery (Boston Massachusetts)November 2003

SSNOVA, Mockbee Gallery, Pyramids and Railroads(Cincinnati, Ohio)June 2002

Base Art Gallery, Summer Abstractions (Cincinnati, Ohio)July 2001

Carnegie Art Center, 15 Emerging Artists of Cincinnati(Covington, KY)July 2000

DAAPWORKS, BFA Thesis Exhibition (Cincinnati, Ohio)June 2000

Cincinnati Woman’s Art Club, Exhibition: Three Arts(Cincinnati, OH)April 2000

840 Gallery, Two Painters. (University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, Ohio)November 1999

                                                       

 

ARTIST LECTURES

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College -multiple lectures

Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, Vermont)March 2006

Rolling Meadows School (Chicago, Illinois)May 2006

GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

Vermont Studio Center (artist residency; partial artist scholarship)March 2006

Constantine Alajalov Scholarship, Boston UniversityMarch 2002 - 2004

Visual Arts Scholarship, Boston UniversityMarch 2002 -2004

H.I.R.E. Presidential Scholarship AwardAugust 2002

City of Cincinnati 2001-2002 Individual Artist Grant Recipient May 2001

Jean Tatgenhorst-Conrad Artist Travel FellowshipApril 2000

Three Arts ScholarshipMarch 2000

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