Born in Adrian, MI. Lives and works in Lexington, KY.

Exhibitions

  • With and Without: Challenges – The Carnegie, Covington, KY, 2014
  • Price is Right – David Lusk Gallery, Memphis/Nashville, TN, 2014
  • Tuuum Exhibition at Breadbox, Lexington, KY, 2014
  • the20 – Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, 2014
  • Beauty Matters – Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, 2014
  • NURTUREart Annual Benefit – Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NY, NY, 2013
  • Saints  – Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013
  • Compass – Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, 2013
  • Price is Right – David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN, 2013
  • Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY, 2013 
  • Three-Person Show – Swanson Contemporary,  Louisville, KY, 2005
  • Public Art Collaborative Installation – Lexington, KY, 2004
  • Objectifying – School Of The Arts Gallery, VCU-Qatar, Doha, Qatar, 2003
  • Exhibition 280 – Huntington Museum Of Art, Huntington, WV, 2003 
  • Art In The Heart Of The City – Ithaca Public Library, Ithaca, NY, 2002
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition – Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY, 2002
  • Transient Moorings – Hartell Gallery, Ithaca, NY, 2002
  • Ladle – The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2000
  • Compromise – Ox-Bow, Saugutuck, MI, 1999
  • Flashback Flashforward ­– Institute Of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, 1998
  • Exquisite Corpse Exhibition – Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998
  • Jumpstart – Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, 1997

Public Art

Awards

  • Vermont Studio Center Fellowship – The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2000
  • Ox-Bow Summer Residency Fellowship – The Ox-Bow Summer School Of Art, Saugatuck, MI, 1999
  • Awarded The Heartside "Places" Public Art Project – Grand Rapids, MI, 1998

Press

  • Grand Rapids Press, "Artist Works With The Wind," Review Of Public Art Proposal, July, 1999

Education

  • 2002   Master of Fine Arts – Cornell University
  • 1997   Bachelor of Fine Arts – Grand Valley State University


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