Education

2021, MFA (pending), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2020, MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison + Graduate Certificate, Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2016 BFA, Southeast Missouri State University

Solo Exhibitions

2020, All I Have to Do is Dream, Gallery 7, Madison, WI

2019, Something like a body (Everything Depends Upon How Near You Stand), Rosemary Berkel & Harry L. Crisp II Museum: Transition

Spaces 19.3, Cape Girardeau, MO

2016, This is the Voice I Want to Use, River Campus Art Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO

2013, Crossing Paths, Cateye Glasses Studio, Cape Girardeau, MO

Selected Group Shows

2020, CATSTATE: 4D Virtual Exhibition, online + OSSUARY, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

2019, Open Relationship, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI + What Now?, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison WI + WHY MOM, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI + Look Back, Move Forward, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI + Co-Curator, Shimon Attie: The Crossing, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI + Renewal, 1973 Gallery, Madison, WI

2018, Explore/Expose, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI + Bodily Functions, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI

2017, Regional Juried Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO

2016, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO + Curator, In the Name of Art, Cateye Glasses Studio, Cape Girardeau, MO

2015, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO

2014, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO

2013, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO

2012, Art Guild Exhibition, River Campus Art Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO + Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO

 

Teaching History

2020-2021, Teaching Assistant [Instructor of Record], University of Wisconsin-Madison, ART108: Foundations of Contemporary Art + ART208: Current Directions in Art

2018-2019, Teaching Assistant-Instructional Support, Departmental Wood Shop and Foundry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015-2016, Teaching Assistant, Southeast Missouri State University, AR332: Sculpture I

Professional Experience

2019-2020, Project Assistant, Prof. Meg Mitchell, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2019, Artist Assistant, Prof. Derrick Buisch, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017-2018, Gallery Manager, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO

2016, Gallery Assistant, River Campus Art Gallery, Southeast Missouri State University

Gallery Installation Experience

2019, Open Relationship, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI + What Now?, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison WI + WHY MOM, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI + Look Back, Move Forward, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI

2018, Summer Art Academy, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Art & Fear: A National Juried Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Eighth Congressional District High School Art Competition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Visual Arts Cooperative Exhibit, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + The Falsehood of Memories by Kerra Taylor, Solo Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + 18th Annual Children’s Arts Festival, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO

2017, Regional Juried Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Black & White by Randy Simmons, Solo Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Form & Figure by Kris Rehring, Solo Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO + Fifth Annual Members Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO 2016, To Rest Without Sinking by Megan Singleton, Solo Exhibition, Catapult Creative House, Cape Girardeau, MO + In the Name of Art, Cateye Glasses Studio, Cape Girardeau, MO

ACCOLADES AND GRANTS

2020, ALL Prize Recipient, Art + Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI

2019, Teaching Innovation Grant, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison + Professional Development Grant, Glen R. Allen Graduate Fund, University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department

2017, Nomination, International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award + Honorable Mention, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University

2016, Best of Show, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University

2015, Honorable Mention in Sculpture, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University

2014, Merit Award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University + Honorable Mention in Drawing, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University + Honorable Mention in Sculpture, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University

2013, Juror Award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southeast Missouri State University

2012, Helen Bedford Memorial Scholarship, Southeast Missouri State University Art Department

LECTURES, ADDITIONAL INVOLVEMENT

2020, Guest speaker, “Issues in Contemporary Art” class, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2019, Artist talk, Something like a body (Everything Depends Upon How Near You Stand), Solo Exhibition, Rosemary Berkel & Harry L. Crisp II Museum: Transition Spaces 19.3, Cape Girardeau, MO + Artist talk, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2018, Instructor, Art Explosion Workshop for Cub Scout Day Camp, Cape Girardeau, MO + Panelist, Nothing Queer About It, Safe Space Cape, Cape Girardeau, MO + Artist talk, Red Light Night: Materiality in the Arts, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO

 

SKILLS

Metal Shop: MIG welder, chop saw, band saw, drill press, grinders, various pneumatic hand tools, plasma cutter

Wood Shop: Jointer, planer, miter saw, band saw, table saw, radial arm saw, drill press, belt sander, oscillating sander, various hand tools

Foundry: Bronze and aluminum pouring, investment molds, sandcasting

Printmaking: Serigraphy, lithography

Computer: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Mailchimp, macOS, Microsoft Windows, Google Docs, Google Meet, Zoom, Skype

Digital Fabrication: Rhino, Tinkercad, SketchUp, laser cutter, vinyl cutter

Other: Embroidery and sewing

PUBLICATIONS

2021, “Announcing the 2021 Arts + Literature Laboratory Prize winners Rita Mawuena Benissan and Conley Clark,” UW-Madison Art  

2019, Nexus, Issue: No. 2, Fall 2019, UW-Madison Studio Arts program viewbook + Souvenirs Madison, Issue: Spring 2019, contributing photographer

2017, “Southeast Alumnus Presents ‘Making Space for Myself’ in Red Light Night Event,” SEMO News

COLLECTIONS

2015, Ken and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center Residence Hall, Southeast Missouri State University

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