University of Iowa   Iowa City, IA (2009-present)
Pursuing a Master of Arts in Painting & Drawing
      University of Tennessee   Knoxville, TN (2008)
      Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.70/4.0
      Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) - Studio Art Major – Painting; Minor-Drawing
University of Iowa Basic Drawing Teacher Fall 2010- Spring 2011
University of Iowa Elements Teacher Fall 2009- Spring 2010
Counselor and Assistant Instructor of Fine Arts- Governor’s School for the Arts
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN (2005)
     2011 You’d Better Believe It - Solo Show, Drewlow Gallery, Iowa City IA
     2010   Yourself Myself - Solo Show, Kendall Gallery, Iowa City IA 
        Paintallica - Group Show, Iowa City IA
     2009 When I Forget Myself – Solo Show, Burford Gallery, Iowa City IA
     2008   Waiting Absence – Solo Show, Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN
                Concept: Execution – Group Show, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville TN
     2007 Conveying Lack – Solo Show, Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN
        Rider Truck Project – Group Show, Knoxville TN
     2006 Junior Painting Show – Group Show, Art Building, Knoxville, TN
                Letters to John – Group Show, Women’s Room Alt. Space, Knoxville, TN
        Pretty in Porcelain – Group Show, Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN
 2005   Artists of the 21st Century – Juried Exhibition by Mark Scala, curator of the Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
        New Horizons – Group Show, Ned McWherter Center, Jackson, TN
     2004 Solo Show Red Rose – Red Rose Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN
        Seed – Untitled Artist Group Exhibition, Nashville, TN
Taylor, T. A. (2007). Condensed art texts. Knoxville, TN: Tennessee Valley Publishing
2009        Adult Education Research Conference – New Territories in Adult Education: Game-based Learning for Adult Learners
2008 The Orin B. & Emma G. Graff Art Award; University of Tennessee Materials Award;
2007 Ewing Gallery Permanent Collection Purchase Award – UT, Knoxville, TN; The Daily Beacon Newspaper – Student Releases Book of Art, Entertainment feature 
story, Vol. 106, #50 Knoxville, TN; Phoenix Literary Art Magazine – Two paintings published, Spring issue
Collage Magazine – Two paintings published, Spring issue
                    Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center Permanent Collection – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
                    Ewing Gallery Permanent Collection Purchase Award- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
                    Mr. & Ms. Michael Stanhope - Kinsman, OH, Private Collection