EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts

Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

Concentration: Studio Arts

August 2016 – April 2018

 

Bachelor of Arts

McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana 

Concentration: Painting, Drawing, and Ceramics

2009 August – 2014 December

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2018-2017- The Gillian Award, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

2017-2016- The Gillian Award, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

2014- Nowell Daste Award, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2014- Connie Clarke Travel Research Scholarship, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2014- Academic Summit Award, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA

2013- Dr. John DiGilia Scholarship, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

 

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE & INTERNSHIPS

2018- Teaching Assistant Beginning- Intermediate Painting under Gary Lissa, Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

2017- Teaching Assistant Beginning- Advanced Marble Sculpture under John Taylor, Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

2014- Paid Internship as Gallery Assistant, Historic City Hall, Lake Charles, LA

2012- Gallery Internship, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

 

SOLO SHOWS

February 2018- Delineation of a Void, Jules Maidoff Gallery, Firenze, Italy

August 2015- The Journey to The Core, Promenade Art Walk, Lake Charles, LA 

January 2015- The After Math, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

 

GROUP SHOWS 

April 2018- Penombra/ Penumbra, Galleria Il Ponte, Firenze, Italy

January 2018- IL FILO degli ALTRA- The Filo of the Others, SACI Gallery, Firenze, Italy

2017-2016- Group Show, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

April 2015- Joint Show with Jeremy Price for Spring Art walk, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

February 2014- 2nd annual Patron Art Show, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

March 2013- Not your Typical Hipster Scum, Gallery Promenade, Lake Charles, LA

March 2013- TWO-PersonAlexander Art Studio, Lake Charles, LA

February 2013-Juried Annual Student Show at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA (curated by Brian Guidry, Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA)

2009- Juried Life in Louisiana Exhibit Art Students, Third Place, Lake Charles, LA (curated by Daniel Vidrine, PhD, Supervisor of Art)

 

PUBLICATIONS

June 2018- Higher Calling- Lagniappe Magazine Vol. 36 NO 11, Lake Charles, LA

May 2018- Love at first sight 'an understatement', American Press Issue: 45,049, Lake Charles, LA

April 2018- From One Boot To Another (online), McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

January 2018- FUL. Magazine, Firenze, Italy

2017/2018- Featured Artist, Political object / Oggetto Politico, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, Italy