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CV

Education:

2017 MFA candidate, Drawing/Painting/Printmaking program, Georgia State University.

2008 BFA in Painting, Minor in Literature, University of North Carolina Asheville.

magna cum laude.

Undergraduate research scholar. Presented at National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Salisbury University, 2008.

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Discount Meat, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 72, Atlanta, GA.

2016 Under the Sink, Solo Exhibition at Second Floor Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville, NC.

2012 Wounded Head, Solo Exhibition at Phil Mechanic Studios, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC.

2008 Brute Prophecy, BFA Solo Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville.

 

Juried Exhibitions:

2016 Juried Student Exhibition, GSU University Gallery, juror Radcliffe Bailey. 1st place Juror’s Prize. Atlanta, GA.

         New Kids, Eyedrum Art Gallery. Atlanta, GA. Juror’s Prize.

2015 Transformation, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, jurors Candice Greathouse and William Downs. Atlanta, GA.

2007 Launched: Student Work from UNC System, McColl Center, juror Bill Gaskins. Charlotte, NC.

Annual Juried Student Show, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, juror Greg Shelnutt. Asheville, NC.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 Tough Times, Soup Experimental, Tallahassee, FL.

Printmaking Students, Alumni, and Faculty Exhibition, GSU Student Center, Atlanta, GA.

2016 Creative Maladjustment, AQUA Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL.

Trifecta, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, University of Augusta, Augusta, GA.

Art Crush Auction, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

2015 The Wayward Matrix, J Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

Nick O’ Time, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

Alternate Alternate, Doppler Projects, Atlanta, GA.

Concrete Acquaintances, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

         Interpolation, Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

2013 A Girl and a Gun, Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery, Asheville, NC.

Drawing on the Unexpected, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

Thought Provoking Work by UNC Asheville Alumni, Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery, Asheville, NC.

BUZZ: Art, Craft, Beer, Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery, Asheville, NC.

2011 Flood and the Pump: Galleries With Attitude, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC.

         UNC Asheville’s Second Annual Invitational Art Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville.

2009 Selected Alumni Artwork Exhibition, Pisgah House, University of North Carolina Asheville.

Selected Alumni Artwork Exhibition, Highsmith Union Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville.

 

2007 Selected Student Artwork Exhibition, Highsmith Union

Gallery, UNC Asheville. 2007

2006 Annual Exhibition of Student Work, Highsmith Union Gallery, University of

North Carolina at Asheville. 2006

 

Speaking Appearances:

         Artist talk, Discount Meat, Gallery 72. Atlanta, GA. 2017

         Artist presentation, Under the Sink, University of North Carolina at

Asheville. 2016

Gallery talk, Transformation, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, jurors Candice

Greathouse and William Downs. Atlanta, GA. 2015.

Artist talk, Wounded Head, Solo Exhibition at Phil Mechanic Studios, Flood Gallery,Asheville, NC. 2012

         Gallery talk, Flood and the Pump: Galleries With Attitude, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC. 2011

 

 

Awards and Grants:

2016          Kathleen G. Williams Prize, Georgia State University.

                  Andrew M. West Memorial Art Scholarship, Georgia State University.

2014-2017 Ernest G. Welch Scholarship, Georgia State University.

                  Winnie Chandler Fellowship, Georgia State University.

2007-2008 S. Tucker Cooke Scholarship Fund. UNC Asheville.

2003-2007 Founder’s Scholarship. UNC Asheville.

2006-2007 Otto Feistmann Memorial Fund. UNC Asheville.

2005-2006 S. Tucker Cooke Scholarship Fund. UNC Asheville.

 

Bibliography:

2012 100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art, Oxford American literary magazine, issue 76

 

Curatorial Experience:

Juror, Juried Student Art Exhibition, Young Harris College, Georgia. 2017

 

Teaching Experience:

Instructor of Record, Drawing I and Intermediate Drawing,

Georgia State University. Fall 2015-Spring 2017