Education

-  B.F.A Painting, Drawing, & Printmaking, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. 2012-2017

-  Tyler School of Art Summer Painting and Sculpture Intensive Program, Philadelphia, PA. June-July 2017


Employment

2017 August- present Jennifer Brewer Stone Studio Assistant, Torpedo Factory

- Greet guests, assist in creation of paintings, update studio website, conduct sales, and maintain studio space. 

2017 September- present Greg Knott Studio Assistant, Torpedo Factory

-  Greeted visitors into the studio space, answered questions, updated e-mail lists, framed work and maintained studio space.

2017-present  Freelance Artist

-  Accepting and executing commission work including paintings and drawings. 

2017 Printmaking Studio Assistant, James Madison University

-  Being a studio assistant I maintained the studio space, restocked materials, mixed chemicals, updated supervisor if any problems occurred within studio space and assisted peers troubleshoot with all methods of printmaking (intaglio, lithography, screen printing, lino-cuts). 

2015-2016 Intern Duke Hall Gallery, Harrisonburg, Virginia

-  As an intern I greeted visitors into the gallery, answered questions, updated social media and stayed well informed of current shows.

-  Assisted with the install and de-install of shows, as well as, setup and breakdown of events in the gallery space.

2011-present Gardener at Mount Vernon Estate

- As a gardener I am responsible for assisting and maintaining the historic gardens of Mount Vernon Estate.    

-  I interact with visitors, answer any questions and apply proper cultural practices to all cultivated enclosures. 


Leadership

2016-2017 Kappa pi Honors Fraternity President, James Madison University, Gamma Kappa Chapter

-  As the president of James Madison’s art fraternity chapter of Kappa pi, I organized events and meetings with 120 members within the fraternity. I worked with an exec board where I delegated jobs for individuals and dealt with the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts within the organization.  


Selected Exhibitions

Mark, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory. Alexandria, VA. 2017

Etc..., Tyler summer painting intensive group show, New Boone, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 2017   

Juried Undergrad Show, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. April 2017

2017 B.F.A Painting and Drawing Solo Exhibition,  Grace St Gallery Space, Duke Hall, James Madison University. April. 2017

Senior B.F.A Thesis Artist Talk Duke hall Gallery Court, James Madison University. April. 2017

Artists as Activists, Artworks Gallery, Harrisonburg, Virginia. March. 2016

Art League June Juried, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia. 2016

Larkin Arts Annual Regional Juried Show, Larkin Arts 61 Court Square, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22801. February, 2016

First Friday’s at Beyond: Featuring Kappa pi, 50 Water St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801. December

Emerged and Emerging: Student Faculty Show, 131 W Grace St, Harrisonburg, Virginia. November

June Juried Show Torpedo Factory, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia. 2016

Juried Undergrad Show, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. April 2015

Awards & Honors

Senior BFA studio art award: painting and drawing School of art, art history and design, James Madison University, 2017

Art League June Juried Show, Honorable Mention, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia,  Je Huntington, Juror. 2016

Martha Curt Endowment Scholarship, School of art, art history and design, James Madison University, 2017


Publications and Commissions

“Lioness”, Gardy Loo Literature and Arts Magazine, vol. 20 iss. 1. April, 2016 

Logo design and developement for Houky, LLC 

Switzerland. May, 2016


Technical Skills:

-  Advanced knowledge and skills concerning the use of : Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final cut pro and all Microsoft programs                                                        -  Expert knowledge of printmaking skills, intaglio, screen printing, lithography, and linocuts                                                                                                                                                              -  Advanced knowledge and skills pertaining to use of: Canon DSLRs