Education  

2011
BFA, Sculpture. Ball State University. Muncie, IN

2007
Westminster College. London, England


Employment & Experience

Gallery Manager & Framing Specialist, Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. Muncie, IN. 2007 - Current

Board of Directors, Muncie Arts & Culture Council. 2015 - Current

Co-Curator + Co-Host, Final Fridays presented by PechaKucha, David Owsley Museum of Art. Muncie, IN. 2014 - Current

Founding Member, We're Trying Collective, 2016 - Current

Co-Founder, CritChat. Muncie Makes Lab. Muncie, IN 2015 - Current

Panelist, Changing Spaces: Activating Space, Place, and Communities Through Nomadic Art Exhibition. Mid-American College Art Association Studio Shift. Cincinnati, OH. 2016

Visiting Artist / Framer Lecture, Taylor University. Upland, IN. 2015, 2016

Guest Curator, Union City Arts Festival. Union City, IN. 2014

Preparator Intern, David Owsley Museum of Art. Muncie, IN. 2010

Panelist, Censorship in the Arts. Gallery 308. Muncie, IN. 2009


Grants & Awards

2016
M Magazine's 20 Under 40 Next Generation Leaders
Shafer Leadership Academy Allegiance Scholarship

2015
Muncie Mayor's Arts Award for Next Generation Artist
Artist-in-Residence, Calumet Artist Residency, Gary, IN

2013
Artist-in-Residence, SELECT FAIR. Miami, FL

2010          
Art Faculty Award for Outstanding Senior Art Student. Ball State University
Tom and Sharon Spoerner Award. Ball State University
Jim Lukin’s Hardwood Award. Ball State University

2009        
Muncie Art Students League Annual BSU Student Art Award. Ball State University
Jim Lukin’s Hardwood Award. Ball State University
Lucia Mysch Scholarship Award. Ball State University
Merit Award. White Water Valley Annual Art Competition. Indiana University East. (Juror: Corin Hewitt, artist, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA)

2008        
BSU Library Purchase Award. Ball State University
 

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Case Studies. GFAF Gallery. Muncie, IN

2012
Contexture. Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts. Miller, IN

2010
Curating the Collective Conscience. Atrium Art Gallery. Muncie, IN

 

Group Exhibitions

2013
23rd Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. Minnetrista Cultural Center. Muncie, IN
Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition. IU East. Richmond, IN. (Juror: Buzz Spector, artist, Professor of Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University, St. Louis, MO)

2012        
Bodega. Murphy Arts Building. Indianapolis, IN

2011        
Nina B. Marshall Memorial Women Faculty and Student Art Exhibit. Atrium Gallery. Muncie, IN
21st Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie, IN
Illicit Explicit. Refresh Gallery. Muncie, IN

2010
75th Annual Student Art Show. Ball State University Museum of Art. Muncie, IN
Bookish. The Center Gallery. Muncie, IN

2009
19th Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. Minnetrista Cultural Center. Muncie, IN
74th Annual Student Art Show. Ball State University Museum of Art. Muncie, IN
Reclaim, Reuse, Renew. Atrium Gallery. Ball State University. Muncie, IN
Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition. IU East. Richmond, IN. (Juror: Corin Hewitt, artist, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA)

2008        
73rd Annual Student Art Show. Ball State University Museum of Art. Muncie, IN
Today’s Student, Tomorrow’s Renoir.  Indiana University Kokomo. Kokomo, IN
Water & Wax. The Artist Within. Muncie, IN
 

Commissions

Red-Tail Land Conservancy, 2015
Eric & Lisa Ernstberger, 2016

Permanent Collections

Ball State University Libraries. Muncie, IN. 
Ivy Tech Community College. Muncie, IN. 

Private Collections

Dan Fear, Tacoma, WA
Kenton Hall, Richmond, IN

Gallery Affiliations

Artisan Gallery, Paoli, Wi
GFAF Gallery, Muncie, IN
Paradigm Gallery, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN