Curriculum Vitae

Degrees
MFA, Painting, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
MAT, In Progress, Masters of Art in Teaching, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
MA, Media Studies, Communications Department, West Virginia State University,
Institute, WV
BFA, with Honors, Painting & English, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Solo Exhibitions
2018 – Formal Play, Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery, Cottonwood Falls, KS
2015 – Magic Anima, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2007 – Two Collections, Good News Mountaineer Garage Gallery Space, Charleston WV
2006 – Featured Artist, Pro Art, Charleston, WV

Invitational and Juried Exhibitions
2018– WV Juried Exhibition 2017 Award Winners and Purchases, The Culture Center, Charleston, WV
New Year, New Art, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Art + Animals, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2017– Winter Magic, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
20th Biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Art Museum of West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
All Artists, All Summer, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
The Best of West Virginia Juried Exhibition, David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery, Tamarak, Beckley, WV
Studio Visit Volume 35, Studio Visit Magazine, National Juried Exhibition in Print. Juror: Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA.
Geometrics, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Kaizen 2017, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2016– Deck The Walls, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Allied Artists of West Virginia Juried Show, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV. Juror: Robert Peppers
All Artists, All Summer, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Hello, Neighbor, Signs of Life Gallery, Lawrence, KS
Inhabitants: Creatures of Distant Worlds, Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. Jurors: Marty Henley and Kevin C. Reaves

2015 – Totally Awesome Stuff, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
We All Draw: Thinking Drawings, Thinking Through Drawing Symposium, London, UK
Repurposed, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
SCAPES, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Completely Different, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Abstracted: Lost in Thought, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Winter 2015, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Heat, Juried Exhibition, Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Jurors: Burton Dunbar, Ph.D. and Jan Schall, Ph.D.
KSU MFA Students, Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, KS

2014 – Making Progress, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS. Juror: Kat Griefen, Accola Griefen Gallery, New York, New York.
T.A.S., The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Off The Grid, Garvey Fine Arts Center, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
The Grand Opening, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Snacks, Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, KS
Melange, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Summer in the City, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Gone to Hale, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Going, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Points in Space, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Winter at The Art Store, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2013 – Collective Input, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Small Works Exhibition 2013, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Jennings, Starcher, Haien, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Spring Interlude, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
January Thaw, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2012 – All That Glitters, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Visions of Summer, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Kindred Spirits, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Winter Selections, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Allied Artists Juried Show, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV. Jurors: Don Adleta and Marilyn Hughey Phyllis

2011 – Small Works, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Subverting the Swelter, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Artful Meditations, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
West Virginia Juried Exhibition, The Culture Center, Charleston, WV
arT-shirts, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Welcome Spring!, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2010 – Art on a Limb, Huntington Museum of Art, Charleston, WV
Mavens 12, Ohio University, Ironton, OH
Appalachian Allegories, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
The Long Show, Della Brown Taylor Gallery, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

2009 – Small Works, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Summer Selections, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2008 – Small Wonders, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Cool, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Exhibit Two, Hansford Art House, Charleston, WV

2007 – River Arts Exhibition, Universalist Unitarian Church, Charleston, WV
Personal Favorites, Allied Artists of WV, Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV
RISD Senior Class Invitational, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Fresh, Brown University Hillel Gallery, Providence, RI
RISD Senior Painting Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Sight and Sound, Brown University Hillel Gallery, Providence, RI

2006 – Le Spectacle, Brown University Hillel Gallery, Providence RI

2001 – Visual Arts Exhibition, West Liberty State College, Wheeling, WV

Residencies, Workshops, & Continuing Education
2017 – In Progress, Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certificate, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
2016 – Painting Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2011 – Henry Isaacs’ En Plein Aire Workshop, Kanawha State Forest, Charleston, WV
2010 – The Feminist Art Project, Group Member, West Virginia Chapter
2006 – Media and Modern Culture, Media Studies Department, Brown University, Providence RI
2001 – Governor’s School for the Arts, West Liberty State College, Wheeling, WV

Awards
2017 – Honorable Mention, 20th Biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Art Museum of West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
2011 – Award of Excellence, Purchase Award, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, The Culture Center, Charleston, WV
2009 – Graduate Student of the Year, Media Studies, Communications Dept., WVSU
2008 – Honorable Mention, Artistic Installation, West Virginia Flash Animation Festival, West Liberty State College, Wheeling, WV
2008 – Graphic Narrative Outstanding Student, Communications Dept., WVSU
2007 – Florence Leif Award, RISD Painting Department, Providence, RI
2003 – RISD Merit Scholarship, RISD Painting Department, Providence, RI
2002 – Marshall University SCORES Visual Arts Scholarship, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Curatorial, Gallery and Teaching Experience
2017 – Artist Talk, Erma Byrd Gallery, University of Charleston Builders Group, Charleston, WV
Assistant Gallery Director, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Curator, Celebrating West Virginia Photographers, The Art Store,
Charleston, WV
Curator, Geometrics, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Organizer & Curator, Stonewall Jackson Middle School Pop-Up Gallery, Community Fundraising Event, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Classroom Observation, Kanawha County Schools, Charleston, WV

2016 – Classroom Observation, Kanawha County Schools, Charleston, WV

2015 – Artist Talk, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Introduction to Oil Painting, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2D Design, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Drawing I, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2014 – 2D Design, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
3D Design, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Drawing I, Instructor of Record, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
3D Design, Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2013 – Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2D Design, Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Drawing I, Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2011 – Curator and Gallery Registrar, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Curator, Paula Clendenin: Personal Symbols, 1990-2011, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Curator, Sculpture Invitational, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Volunteer Instructor, Children’s Art Fair, FestivAll, Charleston, WV

2010 – Curator and Gallery Registrar, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Curator, Appalachian Allegories, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2009 – Curator and Gallery Registrar, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Curator, Midsummer Saltations, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Introduction to Filmmaking, Teaching Assistant, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Production Lab Manager, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV

2008 – Curator and Gallery Registrar, The Art Store, Charleston, WV
Art 101, Fall and Spring Semester, Adjunct Faculty, Art Department, WVSU, Institute, WV
Film Appreciation, Instructor of Record, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Introduction to Filmmaking, Teaching Assistant, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Introduction to Animation, Teaching Assistant, Communications Dept., WVSU, Institute, WV
Speaker, Communications Day Conference, WVSU, Institute, WV

2006 – Teaching Assistant, Figure Drawing, RISD Continuing Education Dept., Providence, RI

Bibliography
Studio Visit Volume 35, Studio Visit Magazine, National Juried Exhibition in Print. Juror: Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA.
Art Store Exhibit to Showcase New Artists, Charleston Daily Mail, July 9, 2009
Orosz, Monica, Space Invaders, Charleston Daily Mail, January 20, 2011

Collections
West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, WV
The Erma Byrd West Virginia Women Artists Gallery, University of Charleston, Charleston, WV
Various Public and Private Collections Across the Country