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EDUCATION

Eastern Tennessee State University, Masters of Arts in Appalachian Studies; Johnson City TN, 2022-

Florida State University, Masters of Fine Arts; Tallahassee FL, 2019-2022

University of West Georgia, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics; Carrollton GA, 2015-2019

Dalton State College, General Arts; Dalton GA, 2014-2015

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019       Fragile Comforts, Visual Arts Building Gallery, Carrollton GA

2017       Blue Sapphire Collection, Feathers and Twigs, Carrollton GA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022      MFA Graduate Exhibition: Bodies of Meaning, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee FL

               All About Love, Carnaghi Arts Building & Working Method Contemporary Gallery, curated by Camille Modesto & Nik Rye

               Tallahassee FL

2021       The Shape of Care, William Johnston Building Gallery, curated by Grace Aneiza Ali, Kristen Dowell & Museum Object Class                               Students, Tallahassee FL

               Thresholds, Carnaghi Arts Building & Working Method Contemporary Gallery, curated by Shelby Hubbard, Tallahassee FL

               UWG 7th Biennial Alumni Art, Visual Arts Building Gallery and Lobby, juried by Elyse Defoor, Carrollton GA, received Best In Show                   in 3D category

               Member’s Show, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2020      Iowa State University Print Society: Annual Print Exchange and Exhibition, Gallery 181, Ames IA

               Slips, Trips, and Falls, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2019       We’re Not From Here, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, curated by April Webb, Tallahassee FL

               6th Biennial Alumni Art Exhibition, Bobick Gallery, juried by Andrea Stone, Carrollton GA

               Remote Dialogue: A Juried Student Exhibition Connecting UWG & FSU Students, 621 Gallery Annex, curated by Brittany Watkins,                     Tallahassee FL

               Art Takeover Juried Student Exhibition, Carrollton Train Depot, curated by Marcella Kuykendall, Carrollton GA

               UWG Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition, Bobick Gallery & Gallery 2, juried by Beth Lilly, Carrollton GA, received Best In                     Show in 3D category

2018       Capstone Show, 3rd Floor Atrium Humanities Building, Carrollton GA

      First Annual Pop Up Potluck, Visual Arts Building Gallery, Carrollton GA

               Advanced Photography Show: Fantastical Specimens, 3rd Floor Atrium Humanities Building, Carrollton GA

               Artistic Women of West Georgia, Ingram Library (UWG campus), Carrollton GA

               UWG Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition, Bobick Gallery & Gallery 2, juried by Bruce Bobick, Carrollton GA, received                          second place in the 3D category

2017       Eyes on the Future, Blu Rose Art Bistro Gallery, curated by Reta Pettigrew, Douglasville GA

               Annual Art Take Over, The Amphitheater, Carrollton GA

               UWG Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition, Bobick Gallery & Gallery 2, juried by Yu Kai Lin, Carrollton GA

2016       Annual Art Take Over, The Amphitheater, Carrollton GA

               Elementals, Visual Arts Building Gallery, Carrollton GA

 

PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP

2021       The Shape of Care, Artist Panel & Symposium, Department of Art History, Florida State University

               Grad School: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?, Artist Presentation and Lecture, Program of Art, University of West Georgia

 

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

UWG Alumni Association Award, 2021

Adelaide D. Wilson Graduate Student Success Fund: Dean’s Scholarship, 2019

David Dugan Jr. Scholarship, 2018-2019

Dorothy & C.J. Colevins Art Award, 2018-2019

Henry Setter Memorial Scholarship, 2016-2017

Pat Lynch Scholarship, 2015-2016

Hope Scholarship, 2014-2019

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

TUMC Fine Arts Camp, Visual Arts Instructor, 2021

Biannual SPARK Program Workshop at University of West Georgia, 2016-2018

 

PUBLICATIONS

Featured in Eclectic 2019: Art and Literary Magazine of West Georgia

Featured in Eclectic 2018: Art and Literary Magazine of West Georgia

 

MEMBERSHIPS

FSU League of Graduate Artists, 2019-2021

Artist Student Union of UWG, 2018-2019

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, Florida State University, 3-Dimensional Foundations, 2021-2022

Instructor, Visual Arts, TUMC Fine Arts Camp, Trenton GA, 2021

Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, Florida State University. 3-Dimensional Foundations Online Course, 2020-2021

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Allies & Safe Zones Program, 2021

Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE) Teaching Orientation & Training Conference, 2020

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2019-2020   FSU Ceramics Lab Technical Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Mixing glazes and other chemicals

  • Keep inventory of all glazes

  • Maintenance of ceramics lab equipment

  • Loading and emptying kilns

  • Assisting students and professors

2019     UWG Photography Studio Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of printers and computers

  • Keep inventory of inks, toners, etc.

  • Assisting students and professors

2018     Department of Art Hiring Committee

2017-2019   UWG Ceramics Studio Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of all ceramics equipment

  • Assisting other students and professors

  • Enforcing safety rules

2017-2018   UWG Metal Shop & Wood Shop Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of all metal shop and wood shop equipment

  • Assisting other students and professors

  • Enforcing safety rules

2016-2018   Biannual UWG Iron Pour(s)

2015-2018   Annual UWG Art Incend: Anagama Kiln