E D U C A T I O N

1997     Master of Fine Arts, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

1993     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

 

T E A C H I N G   E X P E R I E N C E

2010-present Upper School Visual Art Instructor, Bentley School, Lafayette, CA

Served as Upper School Visual Art Department Chair from 2011-2016. Courses include AP Art History, AP Studio Art 2-D Design and Drawing, Introduction to Visual Art, 3D Printing, Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media

 

1997-2007 Upper School Visual Art Instructor, Cary Academy, Cary, NC                    

As inaugural faculty member, played an essential role in development of Upper School Visual Art curriculum.

 

1997-2003 Adjunct Instructor, Department of Art, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Courses include Two-Dimensional Design, Color Theory, and Art Education classes.

 

1998-2001 Painting Instructor, Sertoma Art Center Raleigh, NC    

 

1996-1998 Painting and Drawing Instructor, Firespark School for Gifted Students in the Arts, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

 

1997 Drawing Instructor, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

 

R E L A T E D   E X P E R I E N C E

1995-1997 Graduate Assistant, Slide Library, Art and Design Department, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

 

S E L E C T E D   E X H I B I T I O N S 

2015 December Group Show, Collector Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014 University of California Office of the President, Oakland, CA

2010 Group Show, East Bay Figure Painting Group, Berkeley, CA

2009 New Members Invitational Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2008 North Carolina Artists Juried Exhibition, Progress Energy Center, Raleigh, NC

2008 New Paintings Solo Exhibition, Upfront Gallery, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2008 Handmade Market Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

2007 Artspace Hall Show, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2007 New Works Juried Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2007 Handmade Market Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

2006 Regional Artists Showcase Invitational, The Clayton Center, Clayton, NC

2005 Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands Juried Exhibition, The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC

2005 Red Hat Inc, Raleigh, NC

2004 More Views from the Checkout Aisle, Solo Exhbition Semans Gallery, Durham, NC

2004 Red Hat Inc, Raleigh, NC

2003 Solo Exhibition, Chamber of Commerce Building, Winston-Salem, NC

2003 Diverse Portraits, Grace Li Wang Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2003 Raleigh Fine Arts Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

2002 New Paintings Solo Exhibition, Raleigh Municipal Building, Raleigh, NC

2002 Holiday Invitational Exhibit, Grace Li Wang Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2002 Red Hat Inc, Raleigh, NC

2002 The Bare Wall, Raleigh, NC

2002 Lazy Daze Juried Arts and Crafts Festival, Cary, NC

2002 Meredith College Faculty Exhibition, Weems Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2001 Meredith College Faculty Exhibition, Weems Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2001 Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands Juried Exhibition, The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC

2000 11th Annual Never Exhibited Works Juried Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2000 Meredith College Faculty Exhibition, Weems Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2000 Raleigh Fine Arts Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

2000 Cary Academy Student and Faculty Exhibition, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

1999 Solo Exhibition, Louise Jones Brown Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC

1998 Solo Exhibition, Sertoma Arts Center, Raleigh, NC

1998 Annual Adult Instructors Show, Sertoma Arts Center, Raleigh, NC

1998 Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1998 Firespark Faculty Exhibit, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA

1997 Figure Studies from the Checkout Aisle, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

1997 Meredith College Faculty and Student Exhibition, Eagle Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1997 Firespark Faculty Exhibit, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA

1997 Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1996 Never Exhibited Works Juried Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

1996 Firespark Faculty Exhibit, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA           

1995 Museum of York County Annual Juried Exhibition, Rock Hill, SC

1995 Watkins Gallery, Queens College, Charlotte, NC             

1996 MFA Works in Progress, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

 

P U B L I C A T I O N S

2003 Blue Greenberg, “4-Person Exhibit Focuses on Delicate Art of Portraiture,” Herald Sun, Durham, NC, March 5

2002 Max Halperen, The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, August 18

2000 Adam Bible, “Gallery,” The Spectator, Raleigh, NC, March 8

1999 Dr. Lee Hall, “Juror’s Lecture,” 21st Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Society Juried Exhibition, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, February 21

1999 “Best Bets,” The Independent, Durham, NC, July 21-27

1999 “What’s Up” Section, The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, July 23

1999 “Arts Briefs,” The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, Sunday, March 7

1999 “Arts Winners”, The Independent, Durham, NC, March 4-11

1999 “Art Society Winners,” The News and Observer Online, Raleigh, NC, March 7-14

1997 Linda Louise Brown, “Artists at a Crossroads,” Creative Loafing, Charlotte, NC, June 7

 

A W A R D S

2003 William C. Friday Summer Fellowship, Cary Academy, Cary, NC

2001 Regional Artist Project Grant, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, NC

2000 North Carolina Teacher’s Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

1999 First Place Award, Raleigh Fine Arts Society 21st Annual Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

1994-1996 Alumni Graduate Scholarship, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

1996 Purchase Award, Museum of York County Annual Juried Exhibition, Rock Hill, SC

1991-1993 Dean’s List, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

1990 Frances McCommon Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

 

C O N F E R E N C E S

2015 Presenter, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA. Topic: You Scored a 3D Printer?! Now What?

2015 Presenter, California Association of Independent Schools Northern Regional Conference, Oakland, CA. Topic: You Scored a 3D Printer?! Now What?

2011 Presenter, California Association of Independent Schools Northern Regional Conference, Oakland, CA. Topic: The Art of Critique

2002 Presenter, North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference, Cary, NC. Topic: Innovative Art History Lessons in the Studio

2001 Presenter, North Carolina Art Education Annual Staff Development Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. Topic: Lesson Plan Swap

2001 Presenter, Contemporary Art Museum Educator’s Seminar, Raleigh, NC. Topic: Technology Integration in Arts Education

2000 Presenter, North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. Topic: Baroque Mr. Potato Heads: A Lesson in Chiaroscuro Painting

1999 Presenter, North Carolina Arts Education Association Annual Staff Development Conference, Wilmington, NC. Topic: African Art: An Integrated Approach

 

 

A D D I T I O N A L   C O U R S E W O R K

 

2003 Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe, NV. Contemporary Landscape Painting Workshop, Instructor: Gregory Kondos, June

2001 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Child Development, Spring semester

2001 University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC. AP Teacher’s Workshop, June

2000 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC. Experimental Drawing, July

1999 Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC. Educator’s Workshop,  April

 

A C T I V I T E S

2015-present Volunteer, Alameda County Food Bank, Oakland, CA

2010-present Participant, East Bay Figure Painting Group, Berkeley, CA

2009 Give and Take Art Benefit Auction, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2008 “Chair-ity” Habitat for Humanity Art Auction, Raleigh, NC

2007-present Member, Artspace Artists Association, Raleigh, NC

2007-2008Downtown Appetite for Art Auction, Raleigh, NC

2003-2005 Member, Teacher Advisory Group, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC

2001-2002 Juror, Reflections North Carolina PTA K-12 Art Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

2000 Contemporary Art Museum Auction, Raleigh, NC

2000 Rocky Mount Art Center Art Auction, Rocky Mount, NC

1999-2007 Member, North Carolina Alliance for Arts Education

1998 Volunteer, Artsplosure, Raleigh, NC

1998-2007 Member, National Art Education Association

1995-1997 Volunteer, North Carolina Harvest, Charlotte, NC