résumé

Born: Muncie, IN, 1973

Education
2005 M.F.A., Painting and Drawing, University of New Mexico (Distinction)
1996 B.S.Ed., Secondary Education, Taylor University (Cum Laude)

Representation
2008-present Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM

Selected Exhibits (*solo shows)
2012 Straight from the Heart, VSA, Albuquerque, NM
2012 Text Me, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM*
2012 Red, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2011 I am an ARTIST!, Rio Rancho, NM
2011 The Billboard Project, San Bernardino, California
2010 Vans Custom Culture, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2009 Contemporary Realism, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2009 Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY
2009 Looking Ahead: Preparatory sketches and drawings, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2008 Holiday Show, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2005 Focus, Yale Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2005 Shadows, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM *
2005 Portraits, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM *
2005 NM Art Teachers, Masley Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2004 Madonna Daniel Award Recipients, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2004 Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Inside 8 cubed, CCA, Santa Fe, NM
2002 Grey, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
2001 New Blood New Mexico, van de Griff / Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001 Small Works, Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2001 Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2001 Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2001 Hanger 18, Magnifico, Albuquerque, NM
1997 Zondervan Gallery, Upland, IN
1996 NIAA Juried Exhibition, William J. Bachman Gallery, Munster, IN
1995 A Commentary on America, Rupp Gallery, Upland, IN *

Public Art Work
2012 Sculpture: Gateways to Lupus, City of Rio Rancho, University of New Mexico
2000 Mural: Echoes of the Future, Albuquerque, NM
1999 Mural: Knowledge is Power, Albuquerque, NM

Selected Honors, Grants & Awards
2012 Cover art for Bar Bulletin: Official Publication of the State Bar of New Mexico
2012 Featured artist, New Mexico Business Weekly's Book of Lists
2011 Rio Rancho Education Foundation Grant
2011 Regional Semi-finalist, Vans Custom Culture Contest
2010 Cover art for Bar Bulletin: Official Publication of the State Bar of New Mexico
2010 RRPS Instructional Grant
2010 Rio Rancho Education Foundation Grant
2010 National Grand Prize, Vans Custom Culture Contest
2006 Rio Rancho Public Schools Teacher of the Month
2004 Harry Nadler Fellowship
2003 3% Scholarship, University of New Mexico
2003 Madonna Daniel Award, Harwood Art Center
2002 Fine Arts Teacher Excellence Award

Professional Experience
1998-present Rio Rancho High School, Art Teacher, Rio Rancho, NM
2002-2005 University of New Mexico, 2-D design instructor, Albuquerque, NM
1997-1998 South Adams Middle School and High School, Art Teacher, Berne, IN
1996-1997 Sogang University Institute, Instructor, Ilsan, South Korea
1995 Blackford High School, Student Teacher, Hartford City, IN
1993 Insight Arts, Assistant Teacher, Chicago, IL

Selected Reviews and Publications
Argen Duncan, "Local artist’s work will grace UNM West", Rio Rancho Observer, March 14, 2012
Wesley Pulkka, “'Shadows' Is About Perseverance," Albuquerque Journal, August 7, 2005
Steven Robert Allen, “Atlas of a Difficult World,” Albuquerque Alibi, July 28 - August 3, 2005
Rozanna M. Martinez, “Artist Uses Masters Thesis To Explore the Shadows and Light of Hard Situations,” Abq. Journal, May 20, 2005

 

 
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