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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, Lecturer, Hammond, LA

                                 Foundations in Visual Language I, Foundations in Visual Language II Digital Media, Basic Digital Photography, Intermediate Photography.

2018-2022            Radford University, Adjunct Faculty, Radford, VA

                                 Art Appreciation, 2-Dimenisonal Foundations, Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography II.

2018-present       Wild ArtRidge Academy founder and instructor, classes in art and photography, 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            Graduate Teaching Fellow, Radford University, Radford, VA

2014-2015            Teacher of art, St. John Neumann Academy, Blacksburg, VA

2013-2015            Instructor of art and art history, The Green Heron Art Center, Radford, Virginia

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

2007-2009            Teacher of art and art history, Blacksburg New School, Blacksburg, VA

2002-2007            Teacher of art, art history, and photography, Northside Independent School District, John Jay High School, San Antonio, TX

                                                                                                                                      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

2024                       17th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

2024                       Figure 1A, Forum de l’Hôtel de Ville, Lausanne, Switzerland

2023                       Mutualism, Twin Steeples Creative Arts Center, Ponchatoula, LA

2023                       Flash #10, Decagon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2023                       Planetarium, Bifarin Online Exhibition, Gallerium Art, Ontario, Canada

2023                       Illuminating the Beauty of Science, Virtual Exhibition, Suboart Magazine

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 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/AWARDS

2024                       Science Talk ’24, Association of Science Communicators, Portland, OR

2023                       Flash #12 A Burst of Color, Decagon, Brooklyn, NY

2023                       Magix, Bifarin Online Exhibition, Gallerium Art, Ontario, Canada

2023                       Promega AG Art + Science Contest Finalist, Promega, Dubendorf, Switzerland

2022                       France-BioImaging, digital calendar

2022                       NanoArtography 2022 Finalist, Purdue School of Engineering & Technology, Indiana University–Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

2021                       NeoScope Image of the Month, Jeol USA

2019                       Image of Distinction, Nikon Small World Photomicrograph Competition

2019                       Honorable Mention, Tokyo International Foto Awards

2019                       WHAT: Cars and Dogs, Black Box Gallery

2018                       NatureVolve: Science and Art Magazine Issue 2

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

2018                       Purchase Award, Radford University, Radford, VA

2018                       Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography 

2018                       Exit 109 magazine, Radford University

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

2018                       Sciart presentation for the Radford University Board of Visitors, Radford University, Radford, VA

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

2017                       Exit 109 magazine, Radford University

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

2022-present        Digital image enhancement, coloring, and collaging, Zeeks Art for Geeks Ltd., Yorkshire, UK/Remote

2021-present        Outschool, Virtual classes in Art, Art History, Design, and Photography, Remote

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

2000-present        Fine Art and Portrait Photographer, San Antonio, TX, Radford, VA, Louisiana

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

1995-present        Photographic Retouching Freelance, San Antonio, TX, Radford, VA, Louisiana, Remote

 

COMMISIONS

2018                        Kaitlynn Slaughter

2016                        Shelly Sherman

2014                        Kevin Gross

2012                        Martin Woodard

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