EDUCATION

2021-present         

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

MFA Candidate

2017-2020             

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Courses in Studio Art, Art History, Conservation, and Neurobiology

2011                     

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

Courses in Biology and Chemistry

2008                     

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

BFA Magna Cum Laude, Liberal Arts Dean’s List

Printmaking and Art History

Museum Certification

EXPERIENCE

2022                       

DIY Access Podcast

Project Director

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCraGYE1ZhhyFD6Xex0QXS8A

https://open.spotify.com/show/696lDVkYKLfr8DwEuybI68 

2021-present.         

Florida State University, Department of Art, Tallahassee, Florida

Graduate Assistant for Printmaking

President of Print Club

Instructor on Record, Introduction to Printmaking

2017-2020             

New Mexico State University, Department of Art

Instructor on Record, Introduction to Printmaking, Art 280
Co-designed and supervised set up of Print Shop/Design Studio Devasthali Hall
Teaching Assistant for Art 298
Instructor on Record, Introduction to Drawing, Art 250
Assistant to Safety Officer, Chemical Safety Manager, Facilities Technician
Supervisor and protocol design for Wells Hall Exhibition Space

2007-2008            

The Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas

Administrative Assistant

Temporary Gallery Director

2006-2007            

The University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Art

Printmaking TA / Print Assistant for Kim Bauer & Manuel Guerra

JURIED/PEER-REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS

ikouii: Bodies, https://ikouii.com/exhibitions/, 2022

Art in the Time Corona, https://www.artsy.net/show/dab-art-art-in-the-time-of-corona-vol-3?sort=partner_show_position, 2022

Opulent Mobility, Wingwalker Brewing, Monrovia, California, 2021

Print Plus, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, 2021

SECAC 2020 Virtual Juried Exhibition and 2019 Fellowship Show, https://secac.secure-platform.com/a/page/virtual-exhibitions

Politically Charged, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, California, 2020

 

Cognitive Contagion, https://www.instagram.com/cognitivecontagion/, 2020

Prayers for the Pandemic; Prayers for Progress, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, http://www.drawingrooms.org/current-exhibition.html, 2020

Metaphor for a Virus, Doña Ana Arts Council, https://www.daarts.org/metaphor-for-a-virus-gallery/, 2020

 

Impress 2 Express: A PrintQuake in the Southwest, Juror: Chris Bardey and Norma Hartel, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Annual Juried Student Show, Jurors: Andy Arkley and Julie Alpert, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Annual Juried Student Show, Juror: Cathy Lee Crane, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts,

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, 2008

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibition, Chamomile Café, El Paso, TX, 2004

Steps Along the Path, Dolce Vita Café, El Paso, TX, 2000

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Tempo, Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA, 2022

 

All About Love, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2022

 

Relief Conspiracy Pop-Up Show, SGCI, Madison, Wisconsin, 2022

 

Print Exchange 2022, Remarque Print Shop and Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2022

 

Print Austin Trade Portfolio, https://www.printexpo.org/shop/2022-trade, 2022

 

Itty Bitty Print Exchange, Arts West, Athens, Ohio, 2022

 

The Grieving Project, https://www.instagram.com/grievingproject/?hl=en, 2022

 

Suicide Prevention Sticker Machine, Artist and Craftsman Supply Tacoma, Tacoma, Washington, 2022

 

Uncomfortable Art Exchange: Crusty, Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2022

 

Symbiotic II, Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2022

 

9inhand Print Exchange, 2022

 

Southwest Print Fiesta Print Exchange, Silver City, New Mexico

Blue Hug, The Plant, Tallahassee, Florida, 2021

 

Thresholds, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2021

 

Hand-Eye Coordination, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, 2021

 

Southwest Print Fiesta Exhibition, Power and Light Press, Silver City, New Mexico, 2021

 

9inhand Print Exchange, https://www.9inhandpress.com/print-exchange-2021.html, 2021

 

Print Exchange 2021, Remarque Print Shop and Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2021

 

The Autumn Sundance, Woody’s Gift Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2021

 

The First Annual Printmaking Invitational, 925 Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2021

 

Uncomfortable Print Exchange Presents: Sticky, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2021

 

Despite Darkness, Art Obscura, Last Cruces, New Mexico, 2021

Print Austin Trade Portfolio, https://www.printexpo.org/shop/2021-trade, 2021

 

Itty Bitty Print Exchange, Foreground Gallery at Imagine Butte Resource Center, Butte, Montana

Relief Conspiracy, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, 2020

Proof, Light Art Space, Silver City, New Mexico, 2020

 

Symbiotic, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2020

69 Print Exchange, Belleartes, Cáceres, Spain, 2020

 

Overflow: Impress 2 Express, Desert Peak Architects, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

In Search Of: Art Grad Exhibition, Wells Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

Redeux: Department of Art Graduate Student Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Devasthali Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Black and White Ramble, Mas Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Awagami Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper
Museum, Tokushima, 2019.


Memento Mori, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2019

 

Salon des Refusés, Wells Exhibition Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Dead Matter Press Print Exchanges Show, Two-Stroke Coffee, Portland, OR, 2018

The Print Show, Four Points Perspective, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Salon des Refusés, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Vices (Print Exchange/Group Show), Dive Bar Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, 2018

Mini Chaotic, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Emergence - Pop Up, Bank of the West, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Project Postcard, University Art Gallery New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2017

The Green Octo Cancer Themed Art Show, Dave and Buster’s, El Paso, TX, 2017

Sidewalk Art Café, Rock House, El Paso, TX, 2014

Last Thursdays Downtown Art Walk, Loft Light Studio, El Paso, TX, 2013

The Salon des Refusés, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 2008

RELATED OR ADDITIONAL SKILLS

 

2021                     

A&R Workshop

Lead

2019-2020             

St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School

Project Manager of Cultural Collections

2016                     

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

P3 - Professional and Public Programs

English Language Institute

Instructor on Record, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

2016-2018            

I Painted That! Sip and Paint Social Art, El Paso, TX

Artist Instructor

2014                     

Rock House Café and Gallery, El Paso, TX

Secretary / Assistant / Promoter

2011-present        

Private Tutor

Several Subjects: Biology, Writing, Study Skills, Art History, Art, History,

ESOL, Basic Math Skills College Level and below

2008-2010            

Urban Savage Arts, El Paso, TX

President Artist

2005-2006            

Math Mobile Tutoring, El Paso, TX

English / Math / Beginning Spanish Tutor First Grade through High School

2005                      

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Senior Writing Tutor

2004-2006             

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso TX

Tutoring and Learning Center Writing Tutor Training Level III

Senior Writing Tutor

2005                      

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

University Studies Peer Leader for Dr. Campbell

2003-2004            

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Student Leadership Institute

HONORS/AWARDS

2022                     

 

Brian Andrew McLachlin Arts Enrichment Fund

 

Art Department General Development Fund

 

2021                     

 

Ada-Belle Winthrop-King Visual Arts Endowment

2020                     

 

Second Place, SECAC 2020 Virtual Juried Exhibition and 2019 Fellowship             

Show, https://secac.secure-platform.com/a/page/virtual-exhibitions

                             

NMSU Aggie Cancer Survivor Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Ken Barrick Memorial Endowed Scholarship

2019                     

 

NMSU Travel Grant, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

NMSU Merit-Based Enhancement Award, Graduate School, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

NMSU Aggie Cancer Survivor Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Ken Barrick Memorial Endowed Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2018                     

 

NMSU Merit-Based Enhancement Award, Graduate School,

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Vivien B. Head Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Jesus and Josefina Mata Award, Art Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2007                     

 

The Salon des Refuses, Best in Show, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

2005-2008            

 

Dexter R. Mapel Jr. & Grace Miller Mapel Memorial Scholarship Fund,

Art Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

2000-2008            

 

Liberal Arts Dean’s List, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

PUBLISHED WORK

2020                       

 

The Hand Magazine, November 2020, 30.

 Prayers for the Pandemic; Prayers for Progress, Volume Two: August 2020. Jersey City, New Jersey, Victory Hall Press. 

2007                    

 

“Art History 4309: Meeting El Paso’s Masters”, El Paso, Inc. Volume 13, No. 5 Section: Lifestyle: Local.

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2021-present.       

 

Print Club

President

2018-preset.         

 

SECAC

2012                     

 

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

2011                     

 

Medical Professionals Organizations

The University of Texas at El Paso

 

Honors Program

The University of Texas at El Pas0

 

American Chemical Society

 

American Society for Microbiology

 

2008                     

 

Golden Key International Honor Society

 

2006                     

 

Southern Graphics Council

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS

The University of Texas at El Paso

Department of Art

Dr. Bonnie M. Gunn

Design work for ACS UTEP chapter

CONFERENCES/PUBLIC SPEAKING

2022                

SECAC 2022 at Baltimore, Maryland

Presenter and Chair for "Making Academia Accessible"

2021                     

Opulent Mobility Reception and Artist Talk

Hand-Eye Coordination Reception and Artist Talk

2020                     

SECAC 2020 online VCUarts Richmond, Virginia

Presenter for Session "Innovative Pedagogy in Art Education"

Artist Talk for Sheila Goloborotko’s class “Hand Printing: Turning the Kitchen into a Studio”

2019                     

SECAC 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chair and Presenter for Session “Articulating the Invisible”

2014                     

Agent Orange Conference

Speaker, Children of Veterans

2006                      

The University of Wisconsin Madison

“Genetic Imprint” Southern Graphics Council Annual Print Conference

Participant and portfolio presenter