Education

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI                MFA Candidate

Current graduate student in printmaking seeking MFA degree.

(Study Abroad: South Korea and Japan, Summer 2018 (May/June) – study of traditional Korean and Japanese paper, paper crafts, and printmaking techniques)

 

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT                                             Degree conferred: May 2012

Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, minors in French and Studio Art.Honors: Presidential Scholarship.

Study Abroad: The Institute for the International Education of Students; Arles, France, Summer 2011 – studied photography and French grammar, classes taught in French.

 

University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX                              Non-degree seeking

Printmaking and Art History studies to refine portfolio for application to graduate school.

Wild Pony Editions – Student Print Assistant

Experience

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Teaching Assistant / August 2017 to present

Assist professor Raoul Deal in large lecture course, ART 100 – American Art and Culture. Assist students with course material, answer questions, monitor D2L discussion boards, assign and grade aesthetics paper assignment, monitor exams.

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Project Assistant / August 2015 to August 2017

Printmaking lab tech responsible for organization and cleanliness of printing labs, including letterpress, intaglio, lithography, screen printing and intro labs. Documentation lab tech responsible for helping students photograph their artwork.

Exhibitions

2016 Beyond the Norm, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2015 Exploration & Experimentation, Art Center Gallery UW – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

2015 Anamnesis: Perception, Dreams, and Memory, University of Dallas, Irving TX

Awards & Acknowledgements

Hiromi Paper Vendor Award / Juror’s Award

2016 Beyond the Norm, Normal Editions, Susan Tallman juror, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

 

Frederick R. Layton Graduate Fellowship / Scholarship

Academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

 

Presidential Scholarship / Scholarship

August 2008 to May 2012, University of Vermont

Conferences & Memberships

Printmaking Conferences Attended:

            Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI): 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, (2018)

            Mid America Print Council (MAPC): 2014

            Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum Wayzgoose: 2017

Printmaking Memberships:

Southern Graphics Council International

Mid America Print Council

Teaching & Demonstrations

2017 Screen Printing Demo presentation given to design students for T-shirt design project

2017 Papermaking and Seed Bomb Demo, Kenilworth Open Studios

2016 Documentation Lab presentation, what is doc lab and how to photograph artwork

2015 Bookbinding Demo, guest in 2D concepts class, how to make basic book structures

Curatorial Projects

2017 SOFKAG Silent Art Auction, Grove Gallery, Milwaukee, co-curator with Adam Wertel

2015 Exploration & Experimentation, Art Center Gallery, UW – Milwaukee, co-curator with Patrick Stromme, Zach Manners and Matt Kuhlman

Skills, Activities & Interests

Microsoft word, excel and power point. Photoshop, Illustrator. Proficient in reading, writing and speaking French. Printmaking, papermaking, fiber arts, nature walks, field sketching, bird watching, organic farming, plant biology, conservation biology.