EDUCATION

University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2017- 2020
Master of Fine Art Candidate: Printmaking
Graduate Teaching Associate
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Studio Art

Concentration: Printmaking

Study Abroad- Appalachian State University Art Department, Havana, Cuba, 2012, 2014
Studied Printmaking and Photography, worked with master printmakers in a professional print studio

Workshops Attended- Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC
”Symmetry-Fold Intaglio & Kite Making,”
Koichi Yamamoto, Printmaking Studio, 2018
"Forging Fundamentals, Extended Version,"
Andy Dohner, Iron Studio, Spring Concentration, 2015
"Sculpture, Form, and Installation,"
Pamela Wallace, Iron Studio, 2014
"Polymer Photogravure,"
Clay Harmon, Printmaking Studio, 2013
"Press Play,"
Timothy Winkler, Letterpress Studio, 2013

EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Associate, Instructor of Record for Foundations Art 101 & Art 103, 2018-2019
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Workshop Assistant for Koichi Yamamoto, Symmetry-Fold Intaglio & Kite Making, 2018
Penland School of Craft, Penland, North Carolina
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Bryan Baker), Book Arts & Papermaking, 2018
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Koichi Yamamoto), Lithography, 2017

University of Tennessee Knoxville
Zea Mays Printmaking Workshop Internship, 2016
Florence, Massachusetts
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Summer Internship, 2015
New York City, New York
Printmaking Studio Assistant to Printmaking Professor April Flanders, 2014
Research Assistantship Grant with Printmaking Professor Scott Ludwig, 2014
Relief and Intaglio Printmaking Teaching Assistant, 2014

RESIDENCIES

Electro-Etching Workshop Residency, 2019 (upcoming)
Gran Canaria, Spain
Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts- Student Artist-in-Residence, 2019 (upcoming)
Wroclaw, Poland
Vermont Studio Center- Printmaking, 2018
Johnson, Vermont
Vermont Studio Center- Printmaking, 2015

Johnson, Vermont

EXHIBITIONS

“One, Two– Punch” 2019 (upcoming)
Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN, Group Invitational
“Expanded Worlds” 2018
Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN, Solo
“Signs and Symbols” 2018
Fraction Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Curated
“Back for Seconds: 2nd Year MFA Exhibition” 2018
Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN, Group Invitational
"Abstraction At Large"   2018

Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Juried
"38th Annual National Print Exhibition"   2018
Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, Juried
"From One to the Next"   2018
Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN, Group Invitational
"First Course: An Exhibition of First Year Grad Students"   2017
Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN, Group Invitational
"37th Annual National Print Exhibition"   2017
Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, Juried
"Atlanta Print  Biennial"   2017
Kai Lin Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Juried
"25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition"   2017
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, Juried
"New Grounds Print Workshop 4th International Juried Print Exhibition"   2016
Hawaii New Grounds Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, Juried
"Pacific States Biennial North American Printmaking Exhibition"   2016
University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI, Juried
"The Unity of Opposites: Zea Mays Printmaking and Peregrine Press Collaboration"   2016
A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA, Group Invitational
"Beyond the Norm: International Juried Printmaking Exhibition"   2016
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Juried
"10x10x10xTieton: 7th Annual International Small Works Exhibition"   2016
Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA, Juried
"Pressing Matters"   2016
Emerald Art Center, Springfield, OR, Juried
"Ink, Press, Repeat: Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition"   2016
University Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Juried
"Working Green: Prints from Zea Mays"   2016
Manhattan Graphics Center, New York City, NY, Juried
"Press Play"   2016
The Lincoln Center Art Gallery, Fort Collins, CO, Juried
"Discernible Effects: Group Exhibit"   2016
Dab Art + The HUD Gallery, Ventura, California, Juried
"Icebreaker 7: National Juried Exhibition"   2016
Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, CO, Juried
"New Hampshire Institute of Art: 2015 Biennial"   2015
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH, Juried
"Fresh Ink"   2015
Zea May Printmaking, Florence, MA, Group Invitational
"Multiplicity"   2015
Nth Gallery, Boone, NC, Group Invitational
"Confrontations"   2014
Nth Gallery, Boone, NC, Solo Show
"La Cultura Cubana: Through the Eyes of Appalachia"   2014
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC, Group Invitational
"Art Expo"   2014
Smith Gallery, Boone, NC, Juried
"Reflections on Cuba"   2012, 2014
Taller Experimental de Grafica, Havana, Cuba, Group Invitational
"Reflections on Cuba"   
Watauga Arts Council Gallery, Boone, NC, 2012
3rd Place Gallery, Boone, NC, Group Invitational, 2013

AWARDS/DISTINCTIONS

Electro-Etching Workshop Residency Grant, 2019
Accommodations and travel assistance, Gran Canaria, Spain
Betsy Worden Printmaking Endowment, 2019
Assistance for traveling to Poland as Artist-in-Residence, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Artist Grant, 2019
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Work-Study Scholarship, 2018
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Dorothy Dille and Orin B. Graff Materials Award, 2018
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Juror’s Award, 2018
71st Annual Student Art Competition, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, 2017-Present

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Honorable Mention Award- "Aquatint IV"  2016
Beyond the Norm: International Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Normal, IL
Artist Grant, 2015
Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
Work Study Scholarship, 2015
Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
Judy Humphrey Art Scholarship, 2014
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC