Born

Burgin, Kentucky

Lives and works in Albany, GA.

 

Education

2012            Savannah College of Art and Design, Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Atlanta, GA

                    Summa Cum-Laude

2009          Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, Savannah, GA

                   Summa Cum-Laude

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2015                        “South of Symbolism,” Albany Area Arts Council, Carnegie Library, Albany, GA

2014                        “Installations,” Albany State University, Holley Hall Gallery, Albany, GA

2012                        “Digital Displacement,” Ibis Gallery and Studios, Atlanta, GA

2008                  "Drawing on Experience," Community Arts Center, Danville, KY

2006                  "Personal Portfolio Show," Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2016                    “17th Annual Southwest GA Regional Art Show,” Thronateeska Heritage Cntr, Albany, GA

                              “Under the Oaks Art Festival,” The Bindery at Oakland Library, Leesburg, GA

                               “Art of Our Time: Three Perspectives,” Cntr for Art & Rehab. Energies, Shellman, GA

                                “Flying West Art Exhibition,” Billy C. Black Atrium, Albany State Uni. Albany, GA

2015                        “16th Annual Southwest GA Regional Art Show,” Thronateeska Heritage Cntr, Albany, GA

 “7th Annual Albany-Dougherty County Historic Preservation Commission Art Show 2015, Albany Area Arts Council, Carnegie Library, Albany, GA “

                                 “Under the Oaks Art Festival,” The Bindery at Oakland Library, Leesburg, GA

2014                        “Winner’s Circle, SWGRAS, “ Albany Area Arts Council, Carnegie Library, Albany, GA

                  “15th Annual Southwest GA Regional Art Show,” Thronateeska Heritage Cntr, Albany, GA

                 “Under the Oaks Art Festival,” The Bindery at Oakland Library, Leesburg, GA

                “DRAWPROJECT,” Valdosta State University Department of Art, Valdosta, GA

                “Armstrong National 2-D Competition Exhibition,” Armstrong Fine Arts, Savannah, GA           

2013                      “Pin Up Show,” Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA

                “Faculty Show,” Albany State University Gallery, Albany GA

2012                      “Pin Up Show,” Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA

                              “Open Studio Night,” SCAD Atlanta 5C Atlanta, GA

                              “Pin Up Show,” Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA

                              “The Fourth Wall,” Cherryloin Gallery, Atlanta, GA

                             “Dream Machines,” SCAD Atlanta 4C, Atlanta, GA

2011                     “Pin Up Show,” Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA

                             “Open Studio Night,” SCAD Atlanta 5C, Atlanta, GA

                             “Spring Mixtape,” StudioPlex, Atlanta, GA

2010               "Open Studio Night," SCAD Atlanta 5C, Atlanta, GA

2009              "Senior Illustration Show," SCAD Society of Illustrators, Savannah, GA

                        "Borderline: Drawing on a Theme," 180 Degrees, Savannah, GA

                        "Show me the Munny," SCAD Society of Illustrators, Savannah, GA

2008                    “Home for the Holidays,” Community Arts Center, Danville, KY

“Strange Bedfellows,” May Poetter Gallery,” Savannah, GA

“Variant Hues: Art, Design and Teaching with Artists' Books,” Atlanta, GA

“National Arts Program Exhibition” LFUCG, Lexington, KY

2006               "Charity Show and Auction," Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington, KY

                        "Foundation Studies Show," Anderson Hall, Savannah, GA

 

Related Experience

2013-Present     Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Albany State University

                           Dr. Marcia Mitchell Hood, Chair

                           Albany, GA

2015, 16           Founder and Instructor, Gail Bale’s Teen Art Camp

                          Albany Area Arts Council

                          Albany, GA

2014-Present      Art Instructor, Cardinal Fields Concept Classes

                           Sandra Smith, Director

                           Albany, GA

2014                   Art Instructor, Albany Museum of Art

                           Karen Kemp, Executive Director

                           Albany, GA

2014                   Interim Executive Director, Albany Area Arts Council

                           Scott Marini, President

                           Albany, GA

2013                   Summer Programs Coordinator, Abernathy Arts Center

                           Lauren Bernazza, Program Director

                           Sandy Springs, GA

2012-13              Art Instructor, Painting with a Twist

                          Beverly Riley, Manager

                          Lawrenceville, GA

2012-13             CALL Legacy Specialist, Joan Mitchell Foundation

                          Binx Newton, Space One Eleven,

                          Birmingham, AL

2012-13             Visiting Instructor, Sabah Kinder Art (SKA Academy of Art and Design)

                          Leng Kar Chang, Founder/CEO

                          Duluth, GA

2012                  Teaching Internship, Savannah College of Art and Design

             Mixed Media, Professor Rocio Rodriguez

             Atlanta, GA

2012                   Volunteer, FLUX Projects

                           Atlanta, GA

2012                   Field Internship, Solomon Projects,

             Curator, Nancy Solomon

             Atlanta, GA

2005-09            Manager, Women’s Basketball Team

             Savannah College of Art and Design

             Savannah, GA

2006-09            Work Study Employee, Office of Instuitional Advancement

             Savannah College of Art and Design

             Savannah, GA

2007-08             Substitute Teacher at Burgin Independent Schools

             Certified to teach grades K-12

             Burgin, KY

2006-07            North Central 4-H Camp Volunteer Instructor

             Teaching art to children aged 9 to 14 years.

             Carlisle, KY

 

Awards, Scholarships, and Professional Organizations

 

2016               Conference Attendee, 104th Annual CAA Conference, Washington, DC

         Visiting Artist Lecture, Darton State College, Albany, GA

2015-Present    Premium Member, College Art Association

       Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Research Project, ASU, Albany, GA

         Board Member, Albany Art Park Advisory Board

2015                 Juror, WWALS River Logo Contest, Valdosta, GA

         Organizer, Softies for Mirabel Workshop, Community Outreach, ASU, Albany, GA

         Juror, Children of the Dream Art Competition, Renaissance Connection, Albany, GA

                        Art Consultant, Proctor and Gamble (P&G) Albany, GA

2014                 “Winner’s Circle, SWGRAS, “ Albany Area Arts Council, Carnegie Library, Albany, GA

            Second Place Art, Under the Oaks Art Festival, Leesburg, GA

2013-Present     Board Member, Albany Area Art Council, Albany, GA

             Member, Albany State University, Grievance Committee, Albany, GA

             Member, Albany State University, Technology Committee, Albany, GA

             Member, Albany State University Center for Innovation, Albany, GA

2012                   Outstanding Achievement Award, Savannah College of Art and Design      

                           Nomination, Excelsus Laureate, Savannah College of Art and Design

                           Nomination, Joan Mitchell Foundation, MFA Grant Program

2011-14               Member, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, (MOCA GA) Atlanta, GA

Member, The Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA                                                              

2010-12              SCAD Honors Graduate Scholarship, Atlanta, GA

2005-09            SCAD Scholarship, Savannah, GA

2008                  First Place and Best in Show, National Arts Program (LFUCG)

                           Fourth Place Drawing, Kentucky State Fair

2007                  Finalist, Traci Haymans Memorial Scholarship

                           Runner-up, Foundations Studies Portfolio Award Competition

2006                  Top Finalist, Foundation Studies Portfolio Award Competition

2006-09            Student Member, National Residence Hall Honorary