EDUCATION

2015    MFA, Studio Art; College of Visual Arts and Design

            University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 2010    BS, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2017    Solo Exhibition, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX (forthcoming, October)

2016    Sculpture Month Houston, Rudolph Blume Fine Art, Houston, TX 

            Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Fort Worth Central Library, Fort Worth, TX

            In Good Company, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

            Dialogue, Rudolph Blume Fine Art, Houston, TX (curated by Howard Sherman, artist, Houston, TX)

            Girls Just Wanna, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2015    Solo Exhibition, well, you see, because, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas Denton, TX

            2nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX (Juror: Vernon Fisher, artist, Fort Worth, TX)

            Student Expo, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (Jurors: Jordan Roth and Susan Roth Romans, Co- Directors,               Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX)

            55th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX (Juror: Sara-Jayne                       Parsons, Curator, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX)

2014    Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, TX (Juror: Sara-Jayne Parsons, Curator, Fort               Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX)

            Colorplay, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX (in collaboration with Jon Vogt. Curated by Analise Minjarez,                   artist, Dallas, TX)

            Materials Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX (Juror: Judy Gordon, Craft                           Emergency Relief Fund, Austin, TX)

            54th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, UNT Art Gallery, Denton TX (Juror: Tempestt Hazel,               curator, Chicago, IL)

2013    Connections, Say Si Gallery, San Antonio, TX

RESIDENCIES

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, November - December 2016 

GRANTS, HONORS & AWARDS

2016    Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015    Artist Microgrant, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX (in collaboration with Rachel Fisher)

            Juror’s Award, 55th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, Denton, TX (Juror: Sara-Jayne                         Parsons, Curator, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX)

            Outstanding Graduate Student in Studio Art, UNT Honors Day, University of North Texas,  Denton, TX

            Graduate Student Scholarship, Dallas Area Fiber Artists Guild, Dallas, TX

2014    First Place, Juror’s Award, Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth, TX (Juror: Sara-Jayne Parsons, Curator,                 Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX)

            SDA Outstanding Student Award, Surface Design Association, Albuquerque, NM

            Juror’s Award, 54th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, Denton, TX (Juror: Tempestt Hazel,                 curator, Chicago, IL)

            Higher Education Partnership Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

            Juror’s Award, Third Place, Materials Hard and Soft, Denton, TX (Juror: Judy Gordon, Craft Emergency             Relief Fund, Austin, TX)

            College of Visual Arts and Design General Scholarship, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

            Roger K. Thomason Scholarship in Weaving, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2013    Project Grant, We Mean Green Fund, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (in collaboration with                    Analise Minjarez, Morgan Kuster, Lesli Robertson and the Fibers Department at University of North                  Texas)

            Master’s Academic Achievement Scholarship, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (2013-15)

PUBLICATIONS: REVIEWS/ARTICLES

Christina Rees, “First Nasher Microgrant Winners Announced,” Glasstire, May 1, 2015.

             http://www.glasstire.com/urbanmag/2015/05/01/first-nasher-microgrant-winners-announced/

Lucinda Breeding, “Off the Table,” Denton Record Chronicle, February 20, 2013.

             http://www.dentonrc.com/entertainment/denton-time-headlines/20140220-off-the-table.ece

GUEST LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

2016    “Arts Collectives and Professional Development”, Department of Art and Design, Missouri State                       University, Springfield, MO (digital lecture), April.

            “Brick Haus Collective”, Professional Practices, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, February.

2014    Guest Lecture, Dallas Area Fibers Artists Guild, Dallas, TX, May.

2013    Guest Lecture, Design II Lecture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, March.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2015-      Brick Haus Collective, Co-Director with Rachel Fischer, Denton, TX

2011-16   Freelance Assistant Wardrobe and Prop Stylist, Seaminx Artist Agency, Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: UNIVERSITY

2017    Art Technician, Fibers Program; University of North Texas, Denton, TX

           Adjunct Instructor, Fibers Surface Design; University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2016    Adjunct Instructor, Fibers Screen Printing; University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2015    Adjunct Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design; University of North Texas, Denton, TX (Summer/Fall)

           Area Assistant, Fibers Department; University of North Texas, Denton, TX (maintained studio                            equipment and prepared supplies for class demonstrations)

2014    Teaching Fellow, Introduction to Fibers [instructor of record]; University of North Texas, Denton, TX                (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)

           Teaching Fellow, Two-Dimensional Design [instructor of record]; University of North Texas, Denton, TX            (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)

2013    Area Assistant, Fibers Department; University of North Texas, Denton, TX (Spring/Fall)

           Teaching Assistant, Two-Dimensional Design; University of North Texas, Denton, TX

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: COMMUNITY

2016    Arts Outreach & Gallery Coordinator, Brick Haus Collective, Denton, TX

2015   Art & Science Activities at the Perot Museum, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX

2013    Volunteer, BESPOKE Fundraiser Event, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

            Volunteer, Natural Dye Garden, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

            Studio Assistant, Heard performance by artist Nick Cave, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Galleri Urbane Marfa + Dallas