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EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Louisiana Technical University, Ruston, LA

Graduated May 2015

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a minor in Art History, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

Graduated May 2012 Magna Cum Laude

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

Of This Place, Two Person Exhibition, Marie Hull Art Gallery, Raymond, MS

2016

Submerge & Emerge, Solo Exhibition, Anderson Art Gallery, Booneville, MS

2015

Literal/Figural, Solo Exhibition, Jackson Parish Museum, Jonesboro, LA

Inland, Two Person Exhibition, 212 Gallery, Ruston, LA 

2014

Two, Two Person Exhibition, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA

2012

Breathe, Solo Exhibition, Ameen Gallery, Talbot Hall, Thibodaux, LA

 

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2015

Throughlines, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

2014

Art Battle, sponsored by the Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA. Invited by Evie Stewart

*Project Coordinator

Quadracorn, The Wall Gallery, Ruston, LA. Curated by Jenna Fincher and Marguerite Hogue

Sculpture Exhibit, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Curated by Kyle Triplett

Connections, Upstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA. Curated by Joey Slaughter

Book Arts Exhibit, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Curated by Frank Hamrick

13 Ways of Doing Something, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA

Initiative 6: Mardi Gras, Purple Penguin, Houma, LA. Curated by Heather Dupre

2013

Southern Patterns, The Big Room, Monroe, LA. Curated by Joey Slaughter

All Souls, Downstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA. Curated by Julie Pearson

Open House Exhibit, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA

Book Arts Exhibit, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Curated by Frank Hamrick

The Big Room Group Show, Upstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA. Curated by Ricky Sikes

Garden of Earthly Delights, Downstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA. Curated by Julie Pearson

Cabinet of Curiosities, Downstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA. Curated by Julie Pearson  

Come and See, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA 

 

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2015

Questioning Beauty, Cade Art Gallery, Arnold, MD. Juried by David Gariff

Four Corners, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA. Juried by Ben Hickey

Functional Art, Jackson Parish Museum, Jonesboro, LA. Juried by Leah Beth

Louisiana Tech Student Show, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Juried by Richard McCabe

2014

Conclusion, PAIR Art Gallery, Ruston, LA. Juried by Nicole Duet

*Received Best in Show Award

Dixie Lobby Exhibit, The Dixie, Ruston, LA. Juried by Jessica Slaughter

Tenement, Frame of Mind Gallery, Ruston, LA. Juried by Chris King

Diversions, Room 221, Press Street Gallery, New Orleans, LA. Juried by Friedrich Kerksieck and Luba Zygarewicz

The Art of Music, PAIR Art Gallery, Ruston, LA. Juried by Mary Catherine Davis

Art From the GUTS, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA. Juried by Leigh Ann Chambers

Moderate-Neither Too Much, Nor Too Little, The Dixie, Ruston, LA. Juried by Marguerite Hogue

Louisiana Tech Student Show, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Juried by Will Bryant

2013

Louisiana Tech Student Show, F. Jay Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA. Juried by Kristen Nunez

2012

Nicholls Student Show, Ameen Gallery, Talbot Hall, Thibodaux, LA    

2011

Abstraction, Nicholls Kappa Pi Student Show, Ameen Gallery, Thibodaux, LA. Juried by Rusty Bouviere

Nicholls Student Show, Ameen Gallery, Talbot Hall, Thibodaux, LA 

2010

Secrets, Nicholls Kappa Pi Student Show, Ameen Gallery, Thibodaux, LA

Nicholls Student Show, Ameen Gallery, Talbot Hall, Thibodaux, LA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017

Instructor, Northeast Mississippi Community College. Courses Taught:

3D Design 

Drawing 2 

Design 2 (2 sections)

Art Appreciation 

2016

Instructor, Northeast Mississippi Community College. Courses Taught:

Drawing 2 (2 sections)

Design 2 (2 sections)

Art Appreciation 

Drawing 1 (2 sections)

Design 1 (2 sections)

2015

Instructor, Northeast Mississippi Community College. Courses Taught:

Drawing 1 (2 sections)

Design 1 (2 sections)

Art Appreciation 

Teacher of Record, Louisiana Tech University. Course Taught:

Three-Dimensional Design

2014

Teaching Assistant, Louisiana Tech University. Courses Taught:

Three-Dimensional Design (2 sections)

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Bookmaking Workshop, Peland, NC, 2016

Laser Cutter Workshop Instructor, Louisiana Tech University, 2014

Project Coordinator, Art Battle, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, 2014

Guest Lecturer, Advanced Sculpture, Louisiana Tech University, 2014

Guest Critic, Conceptual Design, Louisiana Tech University, 2014 

Gallery Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, 2012-present

Building Monitor, Louisiana Tech University, 2012-present

Professional Practices Workshop, Ben Hickey, Masur Museum, 2013

Study Abroad, Europe: France, England, Ireland, & Spain, 2009 & 2012

K-12 Student Teacher, Nicholls State University Education Program, 2008-2011

 

VOLUNTEER/COMMUNITY SERVICE

Creator and Coordinator of Presidential Showcase, Northeast Mississippi Community College, 2016-present

Artist Alliance Graduate Advisor, Louisiana Tech University, 2014-2015

Party 318 Assistant, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, 2015

Off the Wall Silent Art Auction, Masur Art Auction, Monroe, LA, 2013-2015

Teaching Assistant, Three-Dimensional Design, Louisiana Tech University, 2014 

PAIR Art Gallery Volunteer , Ruston, LA, 2014

Guest Critic, Louisiana Tech University, 2014

ACDC, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA, 2013 & 2014

Thingery Technology Lab Monitor, Louisiana Tech University 2013-2014

Piney Hills Advocacy Center Mural, Ruston, LA, 2013

Nicholls State University Art High School Day, Thibodaux, LA, 2009-2012

Molas Art Workshop for Eighth Graders, Houma, LA, 2010

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Nominated for the Dedalus Foundation 2015 MFA Fellowship in Painting and Sculpture, 2015

Best in Show, Conclusion, 2014

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Louisiana Tech University, 3-D design, 2014-2015

Graduate Assistantship, Louisiana Tech University, Monitor and Office Assistant, 2012-2014

Image of work selected for postcard- Art From the GUTS, 2014

Magna Cum Laude- awarded for graduating with higher honors with a GPA of 3.82, 2012

President’s List- awarded for achieving a 3.5 GPA or higher each semester, 2008-2012

First Place Drawing, Nicholls Student Show, 2012

Art History Award for Outstanding Research, 2012

First Place advanced level Art History Research Paper, 2012

First Place intermediate level Art History Research Paper, 2012

Honorable Mention, Drawing. Abstraction, Nicholls Kappa Pi Student Show, 2011

First Place advanced level Art History Research Paper, 2011

Merit Award intermediate level Art History Research Paper, 2011

 

AFFILIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Omicron Delta Kappa, 2014-present

Kappa Pi, 2012-present

Alpha Lambda Delta, 2009-present

Artist Alliance, 2013-2015

Nicholls Art Club, 2008-2012

 

SKILLS

Laser Cutter

Microsoft Office

Apple Office

Apple and PC Experience

Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop

Gallery Preparation and Installation: wall prep, packing and unpacking artwork, lighting, and proper installation

Plaster and Wax Casting/Mold Making

General Woodworking: band, chop, table, and radial arm saws, router, dremel, power sanders, and drill press. Wood shop maintenance 

Handmade Books: Pamphlet, Accordion, Japanese, Case, and Coptic Binding

Ceramic: slip casting, handbuilding, and electric firing

Basic Drawing, Sculpture, and Painting Processes

 

 

PRESS, PRINT, AND PUBLICATIONS

2016

Coverage on Submerge & Emerge, print and website

2015

Coverage on The Pursuit of HappinessThe Daily Corinthian (newspaper), Prentiss Co Progress (newspaper), The Belmont Journal (newspaper), Tishomingo Vidette (newspaper), Banner Independent (newspaper), New Albany Gazette (newspaper), Southern Sentinel (newspaper), Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (newspaper), Northeast Mississippi Community College website

Coverage on Inland, NCLAC website

2014 

Live televised interview for Art Battle, KTVE NBC 10, Monroe, LA. live interview

Image of painting selected for postcard for Art From the GUTS, Ruston, LA. print

Juror Luba Zygarewicz spoke about my sculpture as a featured work at the Diversions show

Coverage on Diversions. Press Street, New Orleans, LA. web 

Coverage on Moderate: Neither Too Much Nor Too Little. NCLAC Dixie Center, Ruston, LA. web

2013

Photograph of painting featured on a spread for an article on The Big Room Group Show. Delta Style Magazine, September 2013. Monroe, LA. print and web

Article on Come and See. NCLAC Art Talk Monday. Ruston, LA. web