Statement

I make paintings that consist of dirt, ash, and burned refuse. I am interested in mans involvement on the environment; places where people have left a remnant. Its the aftermath of those events that hold meaning to me.

Education

2017-19   MFA- Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2017        BFA- Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, University of North Florida, Jacksonville FL

                Dual Major, Art History, University of North Florida, Jacksonville FL

2014        AA/AS Painting, Drawing, Printmaking- Florida School of the Arts, Palatka FL

 

Professional Experience

2017        Studio Program Internship, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York NY

                Curator, Align, UNF Paint Guild Exhibition, Vandroff Art Gallery, JCA, Jacksonville FL

2016        Curatorial Internship, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville FL

2015        Gallery Assistant, UNF Gallery of Art, Jacksonville FL

2013-14   Gallery Assistant, Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Palatka FL

 

Honors and Awards

2017         Two Year Merit Scholarship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2016         Lane Scholarship, UNF Study Abroad Croatia

2015         Grey Scholarship, UNF Department of Art and Design Study Abroad Italy Program

2012         Talent Scholarship, Florida School of the Arts, Palatka FL

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017         Remnant, Pratt MFA Studios Install Space 49, Brooklyn, NY

 

Group Exhibitions

2017         Convocation: Pratt MFA Welcome Back Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

                 Printmaking National Exhibition, Mary R. Koch Art Center, Wichita, Ks

                 University of North Florida Juried Annual, UNF Gallery of Art, University of North Florida, Jacksonville FL

                 Align,UNF Paint Guild Exhibition, Vandroff Art Gallery, Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville FL

 

2016         Visions of Croatia/Slovenia, Karojbg, Mocitiada Villa Moncitta, Croatia

                 University of North Florida Juried Annual Exhibition, UNF Gallery of Art, Jacksonville FL

 

2015         University of North Florida Juried Student Annual, UNF Gallery of Art, University of North Florida, Jacksonville FL

 

2014        All-Florida Ceramics Invitational, South Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville FL

                University of North Florida 2nd Floor Gallery, University of North Florida, Jacksonville FL

                Florida School of the Arts Graduate Exhibition, Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Palatka FL

 

2013        Florida School of the Arts Juried Student Exhibition, Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Palatka FL

 

2012        Rising Star Art Competition, Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Palatka FL

                Scholastic Art and Writing Awards,Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville FL

 

 

Public and Private Collections

 

University of North Florida Print Collection