CURRENT

Co-Director of FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Exhibitions Coordinator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


EDUCATION

2019 Oklahoma Art Writing and Curatorial Fellowship, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Tulsa, OK

2017    MFA University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2013    TEFL and TESOL Certifications, UniTEFL, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2009   BFA Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2008   Lamar Dodd School of Art, Cortona, Italy


PAST PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 Studio Manager for Linda Lopez

2017-18 Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, AR

2017           Lead Curator, Arkansas Artists Work Enrichment (AAWE), Northwest AR 

2017          Instructor, Community Creative Center, Fayetteville, AR

2016-17     Contract Art Handler at 21c Museum Hotel, Bentonville, AR

2014-16     Co-Director of Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2015-16     Foundations Instructor of Record at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2016          Interpretation Intern at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2016          Metal and Wood Shop Monitor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2014          Creative Arts Director at Henry S. Jacobs Camp, Utica, MS

2013          ESL Teacher in Chiang Mai, Thailand

2009-13     Freelance Artist and Illustrator, New Orleans, LA

2010          Life is Art Foundation Intern at Eiffel Society, New Orleans, LA


SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







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PROFESSIONAL AWARDS/HONORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


+ denotes solo or two person show

2019

+ In the Garden w/ Lee Byers @ Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, AR (forthcoming)

Ad Astra Per Aspera @ Wassaic Project, Wassaic NY

UARK LAMP @ Forage Modern for NCECA, Minneapolis MN

2018

John The Revelator curated by The Neon Heater @ River House Arts, Toledo, OH

Arkansas Fiber Arts @ Laman Library, North Little Rock, AR

AAWE Group Show @ Stage 18, Fayetteville, AR

Homage to Femmage @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

+ FLAT ROCKS @ IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK 

2017

+ Allegory Billboard @ exit 88 on I-49, Bentonville, AR

One Night Standard @ LaLa Land, Fayetteville, AR

+ DINNER @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

+ Danny RW Baskin & Stephanie Petet @ Stage Eighteen, Fayetteville, AR

2016

Things We Have in Common @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

Grotesque II @ Backspace, Fayetteville, AR

Broken Things @ Idle Class, Fayetteville, AR

Future Art @ Bottle Rocket Gallery,Bentonville, AR 

Show/Tell @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

ArtAmiss Presents @ Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

Surreal Salon 8 @ Baton Rouge Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art, Baton Rouge, LA

2015

SELF-TITLED @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

One Night Standard @ LaLa Land, Fayetteville, AR

MFA National Competition @ First Street Gallery, New York, NY

57th Annual Delta Exhibit @ Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Evocation: Art, Nature, and the Muse Pt. 2 @ Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR

Gradually Sudden @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2014

Heavy Things & Light Things @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2013

+ Necessary Tangent @ L'entrepot Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

2012

Redux @ Dupont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Washington, VA

Art-O-Matic @ L'entrepot Gallery, New Orleans, LA

St. Joe Lofts Showcase @ St. Joe Gallery | New Orleans, LA

2010

Swarm Multispecies Salon @ The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2009

PULSE Miami @ The Ice Palace, Miami, FL

Academy @ ConnerSmith Gallery, Washington, DC

GFA Painting and Drawing Exhibit @ Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Italy Reunion @ Gallery 307, Athens, GA

2008

MICA Juried Undergraduate Exhibit @ Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD

UGA Showcase @ Museum of the Etruscan Academy, Cortona, Italy

GFA Showcase @ Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD


 

 

2019

Stripes Around My Shoulders @ Zarrow Center, Tulsa OK (forthcoming)

2018

GINGERBLUE @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

HOUSE @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2017

Close Quarters / In Two Parts @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

Matta-Bones; A Recreation @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

COWBOY @ FEAST Gallery, Fayetteville AR

AAWE Billboard Series on billboards throughout Northwest Arkansas

2016

Just North @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

ARTPROM @ Backspace, Fayetteville AR

Show/Tell @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

2015

Grotesque @ Backspace, Fayetteville AR

Welcoming the New @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Work by Nick Shoulders @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Gradually Sudden @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Our Kansas, Your Kansas @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

2014

Heavy Things & Light Things @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Three's a Crowd @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Temporarily Indefinite @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR

Navigating Nevelson @ Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville AR


 

 

Guest lecturer @ UA School of Art on the topic of curating alternative spaces - 2018

Common Field Member since 2017

Common Field Convening Scholarship - 2017

Nomination Committee Member (ART), Black Apple Awards - 2016-17

UA Fayetteville Graduate Research Grant - 2016

Treasurer, UA Sculpture Guild - 2015-17

Secretary, UA Art Graduate Student Association - 2015-16

UA Fayetteville Graduate Assistantship - 2014-16

UA Fayetteville Graduate Doctoral Fellowship - 2014-16

UA Fayetteville MFA Project Grant - 2014

PULSE Presents Award (ConnorSmith) - 2009

MICA Academic Honor Scholarship - 2005-9

MICA Talent Grant - 2005-9

NAHS Scholarship - 2005-9