Education                        

M.F.A2010     Painting, Wichita State University    
B.A.     2001    Art, Sterling College (summa cum laude)             
                        Area of specialization: Painting

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2017        A matter of convenience (working title), ProjeckTraum, Friedrichshafen, Germany
                (Scheduled)
2015        Variations of Unlimited Sequence, Gallery of Visual Art, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
                Gathered Coherence, Helen Copeland Gallery, Bozeman, Montana
2014        Reinventing Self, Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, Missouri
                Gathered Coherence, Northcutt-Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana
2013        Escape Route (flight), Sterling College Gallery, Kansas
                Down the Hall, International School of Education, Xuchang University, Xuchang, China
2012        Interpreting Structure, 1708 Gallery, Chico, California
                Makes It Into Matter, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas
                Escape Route, Misciangna Center McLanahan Gallery, Altoona, Pennsylvania
2011        New Work, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Kansas City, Missouri
               Converging Upon Me, Cocoon Gallery, Arts Incubator, Kansas City, Missouri
2010        Concurrent Lines, Shopkeepers Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
                West of Wichita, Delmar Riney Gallery, Pratt, Kansas
2009        WSU:ISA 10, Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
2007        Strands, Twist Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
                Unscroll, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas
2001        Seeing Again, The Gallery, Sterling, Kansas*
        
Group Exhibitions

2017        Faculty Exhibition, Northcutt-Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana
2016        Body - Mind Entente, UMKC Gallery of Fine Art, Kansas City, Missouri
                MIXX6, 2905 Gallery, Billings, Montana
                Skull Show, Coila Evans Gallery, Round Up, Montana
                A Little Art Show, Toucan Gallery, Billings, Montana
                Flocking, Installation Invitation, Yellowstone Art Museum Art Auction, Billings, Montana
2015        Montana Triennial, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana
                MIXX9, Billings Open Studio Gallery, Billings, Montana
2014        A Little Art Show, Toucan Gallery, Billings, Montana
2013        MSUB Faculty Exhibition, Northcutt-Steele Gallery, Montana
2012        Faculty Now, Northcutt-Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana
2011        The Art of Drawing, E.B. White Gallery, El Dorado, Kansas
               Glory, Regent Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
               Miss Independent, Studio 659, Whiting, Indiana
               Bridge Not Far, E.B. White Gallery, El Dorado, Kansas
                Art at Atlas, Atlas Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
2010        Grand Opening, Naked City Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
               Colorblind, Bob Schwan Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
               A Sense of Place, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia, Juror: Betsy Cain
               Regarding Place, St. Louis Artist Guild, St. Louis, Missouri, Juror: Jana Harper
               MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ulrich Museum, Wichita, Kansas
                Portrait - Self - Portrait, Angle Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2009        die Zeit of Drawing, climate/gallery, Long Island City, New York
               Paint!, climate/gallery, Long Island City, New York
               Exchange, Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
               Recollect, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, Kansas
               ISA Exhibition, Pellegrini, Montecastello diVibio, Italy
               For Example, Heterotopia Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
2008       Wish You Were Here 7, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
               Salon des Refuge, Commerce Street Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
               Center to Edge: River City Biennale, Wichita, Kansas
               Kansas Collegiate Aesthetics, The Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg,
               Kansas, Juror: Loren Lukens
               Generations 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
2007        Permanent Connections, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
               Terra Cotta and Recollection, CityArts, Wichita Kansas
2006        6th Annual Decorative Arts Juried Competition, Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
                Juror: Annette Lazotte
               Shuffle, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas
2005-2006     Coming in a Moment, Courtyard Gallery, Lindsborg, Kansas
2005         Just For Show, PrairieFire Gallery, Buhler, Kansas
2001-2006    Prairie Arts Annual Exhibition, The Gallery, Sterling, Kansas
2001-2003    Connected Again, Hutchinson Art Gallery, Hutchinson, Kansas
2001           PrairieFest, Arkansas City, Kansas

Representation (Current)

        Kim Weinberger, Kansas City, Missouri
        Coila Evans Art Gallery, Round Up, Montana
        Toucan Gallery, Billings, Montana        
        Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, Kansas

Professional Activities


2017        Artist Talk and Research presentation, Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in
                Society, Paris, France (Scheduled)
                Artist Talk and Lecture, Westpark Series, Billings, Montana
2016        Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, Wyoming
                Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inclusion in Field Journal by invitation
                Artist Talk, Reinventing Self Project, Showcasing Scholarship Presented by MSU Billings
                Womens Caucus, Billings, Montana
2015        Montana Triennial Panel Discussion with Juror, Peter Held; Panelist, Missoula Art Museum
                Artist Talk, University of Montana School of Art, Missoula, Montana
                Artist Talk, Montana State University School of Art, Bozeman, Montana
2014        ITI Think Tank 8 Fellow and Participant, Bozeman, Montana
                Artist Talk, Think Tank 8, Bozeman, Montana
                Art History Tour Guide for MSUB student tour in Italy and Spain
                Yellowstone Art Museum Art Auction, Invited Artist, Billings, Montana
2013        Xuchang University visiting faculty, Xuchang, Henen Province, China
                Visiting Artist, Sterling College, Artist talk and workshop, Sterling, Kansas
                Public Art Committee, Billings Downtown Association, Billings, Montana
2012        Visiting Artist Talk and Workshop, ArtBeat, Portland Community College, Cascade Campus,
                Portland, Oregon
                College Art Association, member since 2008
2011        Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
                House Artist, Bluebird Arthouse, Wichita, Kansas
                Artist Talk, Murdock Society, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
                Artist Talk, Northfield School of the Liberal Arts, Wichita, Kansas
2010        Ulrich Museum of Art, Collection Committee, member since 2008
                Ulrich Museum of Art, Special Events, volunteer since 2007
                CityArts, Program development for digital media, Curriculum development for foundation of fine
                art youth education, on-going since 2006
2009        For Example, Chairperson for exhibit which served as fundraiser for Catholic Charities Harbor
                House, a women’s shelter, Wichita, Kansas
                Wichita State University Graduate and Alumni Women’s Collective, Founding member
                Postmodern Places, GRASP –Wichita State University Graduate Research Symposium, Wichita,
                Kansas
2008        Wichita Oil Painting Society Juror, Wichita, Kansas
                The Balance of Painting, Guest Lecturer, Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas    
2007        A Fine Line, Artist Demonstration, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas
2006        The Preconceived Visitor, Artist Talk, Wichita State University, Kansas

Professional Experience

2012-2016    Assistant Professor of Art, Montana State University - Billings, Billings, Montana
2012             Emerging Artist in Residency, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, Pennsylvania
2011             Education Program Director & House Artist, Bluebird ArtHouse, Wichita, Kansas
2010-2012    Lecturer, Wichita State University
2007-2010    Instructor of Record, Wichita State University
2006-2010    Director of Media Arts, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas

Awards and Honors

2017         Cox Fellowship Award, MSU Billings, Montana
2016         Provost Faculty Development Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
2015         Provost Faculty Development Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
2014         Integrative Teaching Institute: Think Tank 8, Emerging Educator Fellowship
                 Creative And Research Endeavors Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
                 Faculty Development Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana        
2013         Creative And Research Endeavors Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
                 Faculty Development Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
2012         Creative And Research Endeavors Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
                 Faculty Development Grant, MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
2011         Best of Show, Glory, Regent Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
                 Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
                 Koch Cultural Trust Award, Wichita, Kansas
                 Individual Artist Grant, Wichita Arts Council, Wichita, Kansas
2010         Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Kansas
2009         International School of Art, Residency, Montecastello diVibio, Italy
                 GRASP (Graduate Research And Scholarly Projects), 3rd Place, Wichita State University, Kansas                       Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Kansas
                 Graduate Teaching Award, Wichita State University, Kansas
2008        Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Kansas
                Ulrich Museum Alliance Graduate Award, Wichita, Kansas
                KOCH Cultural Trust Award, Wichita, Kansas
                Graduate Teaching Award, Wichita State University, Kansas
2007        Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Kansas
                Graduate Teaching Award, Wichita State University, Kansas
2006        6th Annual Decorative Arts Juried Competition, 3rd Place
2001        Rice County Arts Council Award, Rice Co., Kansas