EDUCATION

2019 University of Texas at Austin (UT), Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Painting

2015 Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Studio Art, concentration in painting

 

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2016 Artist in Residence, IS Projects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 Artist in Residence, Art Farm, Marquette, NE

2016 Spring Artist in Residence, Helen M. Salzberg AIR Program, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2015 Rothenberger Fellowship, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2014 Studio Assistantship at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2013 Delray Art League Prize for Painting, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2012 Rothenberger Endowed Scholarship for the Humanities (Drawing), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Channels, IS Projects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 Wrapped: New Work, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Open AIR Studio, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Open AIR Studio, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

 

EXHIBITIONS & COMMISSIONS

2018 subjective perspective, The Dude Ranch, Austin, TX

2017 Eleven Strangers and a White Wall, Fieldworks Gallery, Visual Arts Center, UT, Austin, TX

2016 (With The Cabbage Palm) Ft. Lauderdale Small Press Fair, ArtsUp!, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 (With The Cabbage Palm, Opening night projection) Florida Dreaming, curated by Erica Ando, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Flip Out: Artists' Sketchbooks, Girls' Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 Dialogues: Revisited, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Maker Meet: Fine Art Edition, Social House, Lake Worth, FL

2015 Art Fallout, Girls' Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2015 Duende AMP Fest, BaCA at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, Pompano Beach, FL

2015 Commissioned binding, wedding guestbook

2015 Human for Real, Social House, Lake Worth, FL

2015 Commissioned collaborative binding with John Cutrone and Helen M. Salzburg

2015 Chromis: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Ritter Art Gallery, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2015 Student Juried Exhibition, Ritter Art Gallery, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2015 Art Open House, FAU Visual Arts Center, Boca Raton, FL

2014 Featured Artist, Art Fallout at the Girls Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2014 FAU Arts Day, FAU Visual Arts Center, Boca Raton, FL

2014 Student Juried Exhibition, Ritter Art Gallery, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2013 Lake Worth 100 Mail Art, Lake Worth Museum, Lake Worth, FL

2013 Festival of the Arts, FAU Visual Arts Center, Boca Raton, FL

2013 Art Journaling, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2013 Student Juried Exhibition, Ritter Art Gallery, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

 

PUBLICATIONS AS EDITOR/CONTRIBUTOR:

Bat City Review, Issue 15, (print and web) 2019

The Crescent: Vol. 1, (print) 2017

The Cabbage Palm, (print) 2016

Flip Out: Open Up, (print) 2016

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Curatorial Assistant, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2016 - Present

Served as non-voting member of/kept meeting minutes for University Art Committee (UAC), which advocates for the presence and care of public art on campus.

Responsibilities include: Drafting University Collection Policy, art handling, collection management.

Additional writing and editing for grant proposal narratives, grant reports, exhibition texts, press releases. Lead tours organized through Museum Education Program, for k-12 and college students.

Gallery Coordinator, IS Projects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 2016 - Present

Organize, curate, install, and document new exhibitions on a monthly basis. Communicate with artists, generate writing about exhibitions, artists, and projects.

Assist collaborators with the writing related to the projects they complete with IS Projects.

Freelance Scenic Artist, 2010 - Present. (CV Upon Request)

Spring/Summer Fellowship, Girls' Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2016 - August 2016

Assist with: Grant writing/research, publicity/communications, social media, Wordpress web maintenance, product photography

Independent Project: Flip Out

Exhibition: Flip Out: Artists' Sketchbooks, Invitational exhibition of sketchbooks from artists in Girls' Club's history, co-curated with Mariela Acuna.

Zine: Flip Out: Open Up, Open call via submittable, wrote Foreword, designed, printed, bound.

Studio Assistant to Dorothy Simpson Krause August 2014 - May 2015

Provide support for the creation of artist’s books, boxes, and wall-pieces

Student Assistant at the Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Wimberly Library, FAU, August 2012 - May 2015

Teach basic book binding and papermaking; provide studio maintentance, tours, event and workshop support, social media management, basic library conservation, work closely with donors, assist

Artists in Residence, assist with exhibition planning and installation.

 

TEACHING/SPEAKING

2016 Workshop: Sketchbook Club: Habits, Continuing series of sketchbook usage classes, IS Projects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 Workshop: Texture, Rubbings bound in a simple book, ages 4 - 12, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2016 Workshop: Collage and Bookbinding, SunServe LGBTQA+ Youth Group, Girls' Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 Workshop: Commit to Sketchbooks, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FL (May 10th)

2016 Panel Discussion: Now What? Recent FAU grads discuss various tracks in the South Florida art landscape, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (April 20th)

2016 Workshop: Commit to Sketchbooks, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FL (March 31st)

2015 Workshop: Sewn Boards Binding, Jerry's Artarama, Deerfield Beach, FL

2015 Workshop: Papier-Mâché, Armory Art Center's Spring Break Camp, West Palm Beach, FL

2015 - Present, Private instruction for bookbinding, collage, mixed media

2013 - 2015 Simple and Sewn Book Structures, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL (Individual assistance for FAU Students, by appointment)

 

WORKSHOPS / SPECIAL COURSEWORK (*Indicates assistantship within course)

*2016 Pressure Printing, Tom Virgin, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton

2016 Writing Workshop: Proxy Selves, Jan Becker, Girls' Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016 (Ongoing) Art Writing, group moderated by Erica Ando, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Intro to Weaving, Tammy Poff, Yarnworks, Gainesville, FL

*2014 Books and Boxes, Susan Joy Share, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2014 Fabric Collage and Embroidery, Ann Morton, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2014 Abstract Charcoal Drawing and Markmaking, Gary Chapman, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

*2014 Papermaking, John Cutrone, Tom Balbo, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

*2014 Clamshell Boxes, Terrance Chouinard, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2013 Topics in Stage Tech - Welding, Thomas Shorrock, taken for elective credit, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

*2013 Sewn Boards Binding, Paula Marie Gourley, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2013 Portfolio Construction, Paula Marie Gourley, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2012 Pop-ups, Shawn Sheehy, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2012 Daybooking, Denise Delgado, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, FAU, Boca Raton, FL

2012 The Artist's Book, Larry Cooper, taken for elective credit, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

 

SKILLS

Software: Adobe: (Photoshop, InDesign, Audition, Premiere); the Gimp; Audacity; Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)

Web: Wordpress, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Squarespace, Constant Contact, Mailchimp, Soundcloud, Youtube, Vimeo

Woodworking: Miter saw, jigsaw, band saw, table saw, drill press, pneumatic tools, general wood shop proficiency

Metalworking: OxyAcetylene (cut, bend, and weld), MIG welder, arc welder, plasma cutter, angle grinder, bench grinder

Printmaking: Silkscreen, letterpress (Vandercook 4, Wesel Iron Handpress), monotype, relief (etching press)

Fibers: Hand papermaking, small loom weaving, needle felting, wet felting, hand embroidery, basic machine sewing, basic pattern making

Other Skills: Pretty nifty with a photocopier, foam carving and sculpting, some experience with basic moldmaking, recreational SCUBA diver (PADI Open Water Diver)