EDUCATION

2018                       M.F.A. in Studio Art with a concentration in photography, Radford University, Radford, VA

2002                      Texas Educator Certificate, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Antonio, TX

1999                       B.A. in Studio Art, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2022-present     Southeastern Louisiana University, Photography and Design Lecture, Hammond, LA

2018-present     Radford University, Adjunct Faculty Visual Arts, Radford, VA

2018-present     Wild ArtRidge Academy founder and instructor, Art ages 2-adult, Radford, VA

2018                     Honors Academy Freshman Retreat, photographic workshop, Selu, Radford University, Radford, VA

2017                     Honors Academy Freshman Retreat, photographic workshop, Selu, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016-2018           Radford University, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Radford, VA

2014-2015           St. John Neumann Academy, Art K-8, Blacksburg, VA

2013-2015           The Green Heron Art Center, Art and Art History, Radford, Virginia

2009-present     Private instructor of art and photography, Radford, VA

2007-2009          Blacksburg New School, Art K-8, Blacksburg, VA

2002-2007          Northside Independent School District, John Jay High School, San Antonio, TX

                              Art history, photography, printmaking, and digital graphics,

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022                     Mutualism, The Imperial Center for the Arts & Sciences, Rocky Mount, NC

2021                      Mutualism, The Glencoe Mansion Museum & Gallery, Radford, VA

2021                      Mutualism, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA

2020                     Midnight Auto Supply, Edward Jones, Radford, VA

2019                      Mutualism, Bluefield College, Bluefield, VA

2019                      Mutualism, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Nature Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2017                      Mutualism, The Andrew Ross Gallery, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Chromatic Parvitude, The River City Grill with The Green Heron Arts Center, Radford, VA

2012                     Circles, The River City Grill, Radford, VA

2012                     Midnight Auto Supply, The Green Heron Arts Center, Radford, VA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022                     Breaking Barriers: A Science-Art Exhibition, MSU SCICOMM, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2022                     Fine Art Photography, The Artful Lawyer, Blacksburg, VA

2021                     Multiple Exposures SPE Northeast Juried Exhibition, Society for Photographic Education, Photography      

2021                     Gallery of Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

2021                     NRV Biennial Juried Art Exhibition, Radford, VA

2021                     Radford University Adjunct Show, Radford, VA

2021                     Art in the Fast Lane, Vestige Concept Gallery, Pittsburg, PA

2021                     On a High Note, Flagler County art League, Palm Coast, FL

2019                     WHAT: Cars and Dogs, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR

2019                     Radford University Adjunct Show, Radford, VA

2018                     Radford City Fine Arts Juried Show, Radford, VA

2018                     Student Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                     MFA Graduation Exhibition, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                     Juried Art Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                     Graduate Art Student Association, Radford University, Radford, VA

2017                     Visible Light, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

2017                     Radford City Fine Arts Show, Radford, VA

2017                     New Voice, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA

2017                     Juried Student Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2017                     Graduate Art Student Association, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     MFA Photo Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Student Photography Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Art in Science, Center for the Sciences, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Juried Art Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Now and Then, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                     Student Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Radford University, Radford, VA

2015                     Graduate Art Student Association, Radford University, Radford, VA

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS

2022                      France-BioImaging, digital calendar

2019                      Image of Distinction, Nikon Small World Photomicrograph Competition

2019                      WHAT: Cars and Dogs, Black Box Gallery

2018                      NatureVolve: Science and Art Magazine Issue 2

2018                      Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography 

2018                      Photographer’s Forum Best of High School and College hardcover book

2018                      Exit 109 magazine, Radford University

2017                      Exit 109 magazine, Radford University

AWARDS/ACTIVITES

2022                         NanoArtography 2022 Finalist, Purdue School of Engineering & Technology,

                              Indiana University–Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

2021                      NeoScope Image of the Month, Jeol USA

2019                      Honorable Mention, Tokyo International Foto Awards

2018                      Presented artwork to the Radford University Board of Visitors, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                      Graduate Student of the Month, July, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                      Purchase Award, Radford University, Radford, VA

2017                      Presenter at SECAC (Southeastern College Art Conference), Columbus, OH

2017                      Graduate Award of Distinction, Juried Art Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2017                      Participant in the Three-Minute Thesis Competition, Radford University, Radford, VA.

2016                      Honorable Mention, Juried Art Show, Radford University, Radford, VA

2016                      The Art of Science and The Science of Art Symposium committee member, Radford University

2015-2018            President of the Graduate Art Student Association (GASA): Organized local exhibitions, guest lectures,

                               and artist workshops.

2015-2016            Museum Committee member, Radford University, Radford, VA

2007                     Virginia Collegiate Professional License, 2007, Art Education PreK-12

2004                     SCAD Educator Forum, photography and watercolor, Savanah College for Art and Design

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2015-2016            Graduate Assistantship, Radford University Art Museum, Radford University, Radford, VA

2000-present      Fine Art and Portrait Photographer

1998-2007            Photographic Printer, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

COMMISIONS

2018                       Kaitlynn Slaughter

2016                       Shelly Sherman

2014                       Kevin Gross

2012                       Martin Woodard