Teaching Experience

Visual Arts Instructor. Davies High School, Fargo, ND  2016 - current                                                          Program Coordinator, Kid Quest Programming, The Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2017 - current Visual Arts Instructor. Fargo South High School, Fargo, ND  2008-2016


Education

Master of Arts in Art Education, MAAE, Maryland Institute College of Art, MD 2016                            Certification, Advanced Placement Studio Art, School of Chicago Institute of the Arts, Chicago, IL   2011       BS summa cum laude, Art Education at Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN   2007             Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy (summer session) 2006                                        


Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition, Things We Cannot See, The Spirit Room, Fargo, ND Nov 12-Dec 29 Solo Exhibition, Barry Hall, NDSU, Fargo, ND 50102 Oct-Nov 2017 Group Exhibition, APT artist members, MSUM School of Art Gallery, Moorhead MN 56563 Sept 2017  Art Educators Exhibition, Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, MN 2016                                                           MA Thesis Exhibition, Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 2016   2016.micagradshow.com                                                                                                                       Group Exhibition, Fred Lazarus IV Third Floor Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 2015 Group Exhibition, FMVA featured artists, Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, ND 2015                           Art Educators Exhibition, Center for Creativity, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2015                                       Group Exhibition, FMVA featured artists, Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, ND 2015                               Group Exhibition, 3 P's in a Pod Show, Marcil Commons, Moorhead, MN 2014                                                 Art Educators Exhibition, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, MN 2014                                                        Group Exhibition, The Little Show, Essentia Health Atrium, Fargo, ND 2014                                                Group Exhibition, Print Portfolios: Touched and Untouched, NDSU Art/PEARS Summer Workshops 2008/09/12, Renaissance Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, ND 2013                                                                                                                                                                                       


Grants

North Dakota Council on the Arts, Professional Development Grant 2018 North Dakota Council on the Arts, Professional Development Grant 2014                                                     North Dakota Council on the Arts, Professional Development Grant 2012                                                                                                                North Dakota Council on the Arts, Professional Development Grant 2009


Professional Involvement

Participant in Printmaking and Education and Research Studio (PEARS), NDSU, Fargo ND                       Topic: "Poetry & Pictures", 2018 Participant in Printmaking and Education and Research Studio (PEARS), NDSU, Fargo ND                       Topic: "The Printed Collage", 2014                                                                                                                 Participant in Printmaking and Education and Research Studio (PEARS), NDSU, Fargo ND                                 Topic: "The Non-Repeatable Print", 2012                                                                                                         Presenter, Professional Development Workshop, Fargo South High School                                                         Topic: Creating a Performance Rubric for the Secondary Classroom, 2010                                                         Participant in Teachers in Contemporary Art (TICA) Workshop, School of Chicago Institute of the Arts, 2010     Participant in Collagraph Workshop, NDSU Printmaking Studio, Instructor: Susan Heggestad  2009                   Participant in Printmaking and Education and Research Studio (PEARS), NDSU, Fargo ND                                 Topic: "Direct Intaglio Processes", 2009


Community Involvement

Treasurer, Board Member, Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists, http://fmva.org  2012-2015                                   Member of A.P.T. Studios, A Creative Incubator, Fargo, ND 2017- current                                           Member of Spirit Room Studios, Fargo, ND  2011 - 2016                                                                                                                                          Member of Seagrave Studio Cooperative, Fargo, ND  2011