Lives and works in Baltimore, MD

EDUCATION

2015    Bachelors of Fine Arts, Towson University, Towson, MD.

Concentration in Painting, Drawing and Printmaking.

 

2012    Associates of Fine Arts, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Concentration in Painting and Drawing.

EXHIBITIONS

2019    Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore City, MD. 

2018    "You can't be both...", The Galleries at CCBC, Baltimore, MD. 

2018    Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore City, MD.

2018    Contrast, The Globe, Berlin, MD.

2017    The Tiny Art Show, Trinacria, Baltimore City, MD.

2017    Artdromeda Baltimore Spring- A Collection of Artists Pop Up Art Show, Montgomery Park, Baltimore, MD.

2017    Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.

2017    Monstrous Art Show, The Globe, Berlin, MD.

2016    Anything Goes IV, Gallery 788, Hampden, MD.

2015    Art Stroll Exhibition, Featured Artist, Baked Dessert Cafe & Gallery, Berlin, MD. (solo)

2015    Anima: Roles and Identity through Distorted Bodies, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2015    Meridian: Towson University’s Senior Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2015    New Gallery Artists, Featured Artist, Fleckenstein Gallery, Hampden, MD. 

2015    Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD.

                   (Juror: Cara Ober, Bmore Art, Baltimore, MD)

2015    Anything Goes II, Gallery 788, Hampden, MD. 

2015    Medium, Berlin MD Arts & Entertainment, The Globe, Berlin, MD. 

2014    Phalangeal Mindscapes, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD. (solo)

2014    Mind’s Eye: Subjective Realities and Internal Environments, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2014    Art Stroll Exhibition, Featured Artist, Baked Dessert Cafe & Gallery, Berlin, MD. (solo)

2014    Novi XIV, Senior Exhibition Group Show, Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD.

2014    Alumni Exhibition, Patapsco High School and Center for The Arts, Baltimore, MD.

2014    Confronting Vulnerabilities of The Self, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD. (solo)

2014    Small Things Exhibition, Berlin MD Arts & Entertainment, The Globe, Berlin, MD

2013    Towson University Artist Showcase, Women's Forum Conference, Towson, MD.

2012    Student Transfer Show, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2019     Freelance Muralist, Arsenal FC Mural 2nd Installment, Abbey Burger Federal Hill, Baltimore City, MD. 

2019     Art Vendor, 35th Annual Sowebo Arts and Music Festival, Baltimore City, MD. 

2018     Freelance Muralist, Arsenal FC Mural, Abbey Burger Federal Hill, Baltimore City, MD. 

2018     Art Vendor, 35th Annual Sowebo Arts and Music Festival, Baltimore City, MD. 

2015- 2017     Artists' Market Exhibitor, Artscape Festival, Baltimore, MD.

2015     Founder and Co-Coordinator, Anima: Roles and Identity through Distorted Bodies, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2015     Curatorial Leadership Team, Co-Coordinator, Meridian: Towson University's Senior Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2014     Founder and Coordinator, Mind's Eye: Subjective Realities and Internal Environments Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD.

2014     Curatorial Leadership Team, Co-Coordinator, Towson University Senior Exhibition, Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2018     Participating Artist, Open Studio Reception and Artists Talk, Community College of Baltimore County Essex, Baltimore, MD. 

2017     Guest Speaker, National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony, Patapsco High School and CFA, Baltimore, MD.

2017     Guest Speaker, Alumni Day, Community College of Baltimore County Essex, Baltimore, MD.

2015- 2016     Art Enrichment Instructor, Govans Elementary, Baltimore Curriculum Project, Baltimore City, MD.

2015- 2016     Substitute Art Enrichment Instructor, Wolfe Street Academy, Baltimore Curriculum Project, Baltimore City, MD.

2015     Teacher's Assistant in Painting I, Prof. Lillian Hoover, Towson University, Towson, MD.

2015     Alumni Panelist, Winter Flex Alumni Day: College and Career Club, Patapsco High School, Baltimore, MD.

2014- 2015     Alumni Panelist, Spring Flex Alumni Day: College and Career Club, Patapsco High School,  Baltimore, MD.

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY 

2018     Artist in Residence, "Working in Progress: ADIM Alumni Residency", Community College of Baltimore County Essex, Baltimore, MD. 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2015- 2017     Featured Artist, Grub Street Literary Magazine, Volume 64-66, Issue 1.

2014     Featured Artist and Speaker, Baltimore Sun "Scene and Heard After Work", Mind's Eye Artist Reception

2014     Featured Artist, Baltimore LED Art Billboard, Mind’s Eye Exhibition.

 

AWARDS/HONORS

 

2015     The Bill Denner Art Endowment Award for Painting, Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition, Towson University, Towson, MD.

2009    Photography Portfolio, Golden Key Award, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

 

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