1984, Colorado Springs, CO

MFA: Graphic Design, (SCAD)
Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA: Graphic Design & BA: French, Creighton University

Specialized Education 
NCSU College of Design, Biennial Graduate Symposium, Raleigh, NC  (1/10) 
Geekend, Savannah, GA  (11/09) 
Design Ethos Conference (SCAD) 
Savannah, GA  (11/10) 
Define Art (SCAD), Savannah, GA (11/09) 
Professional Photographers of Colorado Fall Conference | Palmer Lake, CO (08)
Adobe Photoshop Conference
Denver, CO (10/07, 10/08)
PPA Gigi Clark Photography Workshop
Palmer Lake, CO (10/07) 
Joseph Bohler Watercolor Workshop  Palmer Lake, CO (Summer 06)




Solo Exhibitions & Representation

14-Pres     Represented artist, Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, GA
2014          Con-tex-ture, Fresh Exhibitions, Savannah, GA                    
09-10         Represented artist, Gallery Two Ten, Colorado Springs, CO
2009         Of Earth and Imagination, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Monument, CO
2008         Escape, Interior Resources In Style, Summer Art Hop, Monument, CO
                  Winter, Interior Resources In Style, Winter Festival, Monument, CO
                  At The Bayou, Bayou, Monument, CO
2007         Cosms, BFA thesis exhibit, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Select Juried Group Exhibitions
2011         Cultivating Savannah Art, Fahm Gallery, Savannah, GA        
                Displaced, Indigo Sky Community Gallery, Savannah, GA
2010        Opening Soon, Benetton Design Exhibition, Savannah, GA
                Lens Based Image, DESOTOROW Gallery, Savannah, GA
2009       Colorado Parade of Homes, Featured artist in parade home with over 5,000 visitors
                Images Beyond the Lens, Gallery Two-Ten, Colorado Springs, CO
                Business of Art Center, Exhibiting member , Manitou, CO
2008       Roll Bike Art Exhibit, Smokebrush Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO
                 Annual Exhibit, Bear Creek Nature Center, Colorado Springs, CO
                 Business of Art Center, Exhibiting member , Manitou, CO
2007        ArtScapes, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Monument, CO
2003        Wunderkind Exhibition, Business of Art Center, Manitou, CO

Select Awards, Grants, Fellowships, & Honors
2014        Exhibition Fellow, Fresh Exhibitions Fellowship Exhibition, Savannah, GA
2011         Savannah Secession Finalist (3 works), SCAD, Savannah, GA
2010        Grant, Graduate Symposium: Design, Community & the Rhetoric of Authenticity, NC State
                University, for all expenses covered for 7 students and 1 professor
                Grant, co-organized GLYPH "Words from the Wise" lecture series led by SCAD faculty
                for graduate and undergraduate students interested in teaching.
09-11        Combined Honors Scholarship,  SCAD
2008       Grand Prize, Peak Digital Imaging Society
                 2nd Place, Peak Digital Imaging Society
2007        Outstanding Achievement Best in New Media, Creighton University Fine Arts
                 Outstanding Senior Award Journalism & Mass Communication Graphic Design,  
                 Creighton University
                 Two-Time Recipient of the Diane Durfee Krider Award, As nominated by the NE Gamma
Pi Beta Phi chapter as an individual who exemplifies courage, determination, 
perseverance, loyalty, and friendship
                 Fachex Scholarship & Combined Honors Scholarship, Creighton University
                 Full-tuition scholarship all four years

Select Collections
Savannah College of Art and Design Permanent Collection, Savannah, GA
Creighton University Permanent Collection, Omaha, NE
Numerous private collections

Teaching, Lectures
2015         Lecturer, Media Management, SCAD, Savannah, GA    
2014         Lecturer, Breaking Through the Bleak Workshop, Art Rise Savannah, Savannah, GA
                 Panelist, SCAD Career Fair, SCAD, Savannah, GA
2013         Guest Lecturer, Lamar University, Online/ TX
10-11          CRLA & ITPC Certified tutor and Supplemental Instructor, SCAD, Savannah, GA
2008        Volunteer Art Teacher, At-risk teen girls’ home in Colorado Springs

Research Interests
Art, Design, Interactivity, Co-Creation, Art and Science, Biophilia, Color, Perception, Ecology, Pigments

Professional Organizations
Art Rise Savannah
AIGA, American Institute of Graphic Artists
Pi Beta Phi, Women's Fraternity

Related Professional Service
03-Pres      Multidisciplinary Designer, Creative Director, and Entrepreneur
2014           Portfolio Review Volunteer; AIGA Jacksonville      
2013           Career Advisor to Art and Design Students; Coaching, Editing,
                   Professional Practices
08-10          Artist Assistant to C.H.Rockey for his book "Love Songs of Middle Times"
2009          Volunteer Art Instructor; Girl's Home, Colorado Springs, CO
03-07         Assistant Director of Promotions; Creighton Univ. Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts