A R T I S T   R É S U M É

Education

 

• 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, Drawing – Kendall College of Art & Design (KCAD), Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2017

 

• Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH

• Art on the Mall, Toledo, OH

• Krasl Art Fair, St. Joseph Michigan

• Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH

• Maple & Main Art Festival, Sylvania, OH

 

2016

 

• Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH

• Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH

• Maple & Main Art Festival, Sylvania Community Arts Commission, Sylvania, OH

• East Side Art Show, St. Clair Shores, MI

• Valdosta National 2016, Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

• 21st Arts in Harmony 2016 Annual International Show, Elk River Arts Alliance, Elk River, MN

 

 

2015

 

• Solo Exhibition, Riverside Art Center, Wapakoneta, OH

Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit, Gateway Arts Council, Sidney, OH

Findlay Art League May Juried Art Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

ArtSpace/Lima Spring Show, ArtSpace/Lima, Lima, OH

Western Michigan Regional Juried Art Competition, LowellArts!, Lowell, MI

Waterloo Arts Fest Juried Exhibit, Waterloo Arts, Cleveland, OH

Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division, Columbus, OH

59th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH

NOWOH Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Bowling Green, OH

Maria Stein Shrine Art Show, Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, Maria Stein, OH

Maple & Main Art Fair, Sylvania Community Arts Commission, Sylvania, OH

How Bazaar Jackson, Jackson, MI

• Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH

 

 

2014

   

FACE FIRST International Juried Exhibition, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

So Real, Surreal Student-Curated Exhibition, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI

Dead Weight Student-Curated Exhibition by D.Composition, Grand Rapids, MI

Balancing Point Exhibition, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI

Western Michigan Regional Juried Art Competition, LowellArts!, Lowell, MI

Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit, Gateway Arts Council, Sidney, OH

Findlay Art League May Juried Art Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

ArtSpace/Lima Spring Show, ArtSpace/Lima, Lima, OH

Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division, Columbus, OH

NOWOH Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

58th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH

Maria Stein Shrine Art Show, Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, Maria Stein, OH

Piqua Arts Council Annual Art Show, Piqua Arts Council, Piqua, OH

Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit, Delphos Area Art Guild, Delphos, OH

Riverside Art Center Annual Exhibition, Riverside Art Center, Wapakoneta, OH

 

 

2013

   

• KCAD Open House Exhibition

94th Toledo Area Artists Juried Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Findlay Art League May Juried Art Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

Findlay Art League Juried Portrait Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit, Gateway Arts Council, Sidney, OH

57th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH

Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division, Columbus, OH

Greater Wapakoneta Juried Art Exhibit, Riverside Art Center, Wapakoneta, OH

Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit, Delphos Area Art Guild, Delphos, OH

Piqua Arts Council Annual Art Show, Piqua Arts Council, Piqua, OH

Impact Group Exhibition, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

2012   

 

• KCAD Open House Exhibition

Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit, Delphos Area Art Guild, Delphos, OH

9th Rising Sun Juried Art Exhibition, Pendleton Art Center, Rising Sun, IN

ArtSpace/Lima Spring Show, ArtSpace/Lima, Lima, OH

NOWOH Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Findlay Art League Black & White Juried Art Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

Mansfield May Art Exhibition, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH

56th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH

Great Leaks Small Works Juried Exhibition, Riverside Art Center, Wapakoneta, OH

Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division, Columbus, OH

 

 

2011   

 

• KCAD Open House Exhibition

Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Juried Exhibition, James A. Rhodes State Office Building, Columbus, OH

NOWOH Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division, Columbus, OH

Findlay Art League Fall Juried Art Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH

Focus Art Show, Center for the Visual Arts, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

 

 

2010   

 

Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Juried Exhibition, James A. Rhodes State Office Building, Columbus, OH

NOWOH Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Focus Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Congressional District Art Show, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

 

 

2009   

 

Focus Art Show, Center for the Visual Arts, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Juried Exhibition, James A. Rhodes State Office Building, Columbus, OH

 

 

Awards & Honors

 

2017

 

• 3rd Place – Art on the Mall

• Best of Show – Crosby Festival of the Arts

• Best of Show – Maple & Main Art Festival

 

2016   

 

• Best of Show – Black Swamp Arts Festival

• Best of Show – Maple & Main Art Festival

• 1st Place – East Side Art Show

• Honorable Mention – Valdosta National 2016

• 1st Place Drawing – 21st Arts in Harmony 2016 Annual International Show

 

 

2015    

 

• Best of Show – How Bazaar Jackson

• 2nd Place Booth – Maple & Main Art Fair

• 3rd Place – Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit

• Best of Show & 2nd Place – Findlay Art League May Juried Art Show

• Ohio Arts Council Award – Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division

• Charles Wassenberg Award – 59th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit

• 2nd Place 2-D – NOWOH Art Show

• Honorable Mention & People's Choice Award – Maria Stein Shrine Art Show

 

 

2014   

 

• 3rd Place – Western Michigan Regional Juried Art Competition

• José Narezo SACI Florence Study Abroad Program Scholarship

• 3rd Place – Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit

• 3rd Place & Honorable Mention – Findlay Art League May Juried Art Show

• Juror’s Choice Award – Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division

• Honorable Mention & People’s Choice Award – NOWOH Art Show

• Charles Wassenberg Award, Best Still-Life Award, & Pat Pancake Memorial Award – 58th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit

• 1st Place & Honorable Mention – Maria Stein Shrine Art Show

• 1st Place & Honorable Mention – Piqua Arts Council Annual Art Sho

• Best of Show & First Place – Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit

• Best of Show – Riverside Art Center Annual Exhibition

• KCAD President’s List - 2013-2014 Academic Year

 

 

2013   

 

• Foundation Grand Award and Best Still Life – 57th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit

• Best of Show – Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division

• Best of Show – Greater Wapakoneta Juried Art Exhibit

• Best of Show and First Place – Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit

• First Place – Gateway Arts Council Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit

• KCAD President’s List – 2012-2013 Academic Year

 

 

2012   

 

• Best of Show – Delphos Area Art Guild ArtFest Juried Exhibit

• First Place – Findlay Art League Black & White Juried Art Show

• Charles F. Wassenberg Award – 56th Wassenberg Juried Art Exhibit

• KCAD additional Merit Scholarship

• NAMTA Foundation Scholarship

• Krylon Clear Choice Scholarship

• Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship

• Zinch Talent Showcase Scholarship

• KCAD President’s List – 2011-2012 Academic Year

 

 

2011   

 

• Governor’s Award of Excellence – Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Juried Exhibition

• Gold Key Portfolio – Regional Scholastic, Inc. Art & Writing Awards

• Silver Medal Portfolio – National Scholastic, Inc. Art & Writing Awards

• Best of Show – NOWOH Art Show

• Best of Show – Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Juried Exhibition – Amateur Division

• Best of Show – Findlay Art League Fall Juried Art Show

• 2 Juror’s Awards – Focus Art Show

• 2nd Place – KCAD Art Day Competition

• KCAD Portfolio Scholarship

• KCAD Founders Scholarship

• KCAD Merit Scholarship for National Scholastic, Inc. Art & Writing Awards Silver Medal Portfolio

• KCAD Merit Scholarship

• KCAD Great Lakes Scholarship

• NAMTA Foundation Scholarship

• Krylon Clear Choice Scholarship

• AIGA Scholarship Honorable Mention

• Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Juried Exhibition Scholarship

 

 

2010   

 

• Superintendent’s Award – Focus Art Show

• District Winner – Congressional District Art Show

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