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b. 1989, Tucson, Arizona

Lives & works in Albuquerque, New Mexico

EDUCATION

2017-2020

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

MFA Studio Art, Painting & Drawing 

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Graduate Transcripted Certificate

 

2016

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin

BA

Cum Laude

2011

Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona

AFA Visual & Performing Arts

ALA German 

AEGC-A Certification

EXPERIENCE

2017 - PRESENT

Graduate Teaching Assistant and Instructor of Record 

Drawing I, Drawing II, Painting I, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2019

  • Graduate Studio Building AssistantUniversity of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Selection Committee Graduate Representative, 37th Annual College of Fine Arts McCrae Senior Prize, University of New Mexico

2018 - 2019

Co-Curator and Research Assistant, Inpost Artspace with Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, New Mexico

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

UPCOMING

  • Unmade Bed, College of Fine Arts Downtown Studio, Albuquerque, NM

2019

  • You'd be Home Now, College of Fine Arts Downtown Studio, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • SENIOR ART EXHIBITION, Foundation Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

  • ANAPHORA, Foundation Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • GAA Graduate Juried Exhibition, Art Annex, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2016

  • Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Foundation Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

2015

  • *Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Foundation Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

2011

  • Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • Reunion, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI 

  • 2nd Year P&D MFA Group Show, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 

2017 

  • At First Sight, College of Fine Arts Downtown Studio, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2016

  • Big Read Exhibition: True Grit, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library, Kenosha, WI

  • F2: Foundations in the Foundation, Foundation Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

  • Color and Form, Fusion, Kenosha, WI

  • “Endangered”, ArtWorks, Kenosha, WI

  • Sazzy B’s Exhibition Showcase, Kenosha, WI

2015

  • Sazzy B’s Exhibition Showcase, Kenosha, WI

2014

  • Telling Tales: RAM Community Art Exhibition, Racine Art Museum/Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

2013

  • Big Read Exhibition: Edgar Allen Poe, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library, Kenosha, WI

2012

  • Creature Comforts: RAM Community Art Exhibition, Racine Art Museum/Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019

  • Diafano, Volume 1, Issue 2

  • Sprung Formal, Issue 13

  • **Conceptions Southwest, 2019 Issue

2018

  • Daily Lobo. UNM Publication. Thursday, September 6, 2018, Volume 123, Issue 7

2017

  • Straylight Literary Arts Magazine, Spring Issue, Volume 11.1

  • Palooka Magazine, Issue #8

  • Racine Concert Band, Program Cover Art Design 

2016

  • Racine Concert Band, Program Cover Art Design

  • Straylight Literary Arts Magazine, Spring Issue, Volume 10.1

  • Straylight Literary Arts Magazine, Fall Issue, Volume 10.2

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS/HONORS

2019 - 2020

  • Wortham W. Akin Memorial Art Scholarship, University of New Mexico

  • Lynnie Wienecke Scholarship for Art and Art History, University of New Mexico

  • Graduate Teaching AssistantshipUniversity of New Mexico 

  • **Staff Pick Artist Award, Conceptions Southwest, 2019 Issue

2018 - 2019 

  • Hilmer G. Olson Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts, University of New Mexico

  • Lynnie Wienecke Scholarship for Art and Art History, University of New Mexico

  • Research Assistantship, InPost Artspace, through University of New Mexico

  • Parish Memorial Library Mural Project, University of New Mexico 

  • Graduate Teaching AssistantshipUniversity of New Mexico 

2017

  • Graduate Teaching AssistantshipUniversity of New Mexico 

2016

  • Jansky Scholarship Recipient, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

  • Provost’s List, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

  • Dean’s List, University of Wisconsin-Parkside College of Arts & Humanities

  • Academic Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

2015

  • *Grand Prize & Scholarship Award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLECTIONS 

  • City of Albuquerque Public Art Collection, Albuquerque, NM

  • Morales Family Private Collection

  • Kendall Family Private Collection