EDUCATION

2015       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in Painting, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, Summa cum laude

 AWARDS & HONORS

2019       Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs Magazine 29 Winner

2016       Grand Champion Hooked Rugs, First Place, Second Place, Arapahoe County Fair, Aurora, Colorado

2015       Outstanding Graduate, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado

2015       Regent’s Scholarship, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado

2011       Instructor’s Choice Award-Drawing, Community College of Aurora Spring Student Art Show, Aurora, Colorado

Third Place, Painting Category, Community College of Aurora Fall Student Art Show, Aurora, Colorado

2010      Runner-up, Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Region 10 Rug Show, Denver, Colorado

Instructor’s Choice Award-Painting, Community College of Aurora Spring Student Art Show, Aurora, Colorado

Instructor’s Choice Award-Drawing, Community College of Aurora Fall Student Art Show, Aurora, Colorado

EXHIBITIONS

 2015       Traversing the Tangible, University of Colorado Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2015        Art from CU Denver Juried Exhibition, Anshutz Medical Campus Community, Denver, Colorado

2015        University of Colorado Denver Juried Student Exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado (juror Mardee Goff, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art)

2011        Community College of Aurora Spring Student Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

Community College of Aurora Selected Student Spring Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

Community College of Aurora Fall Student Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

Community College of Aurora Selected Student Fall Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

2010        Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Region 10 Rug Exhibition, Denver, Colorado

Community College of Aurora Spring Student Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

Community College of Aurora Fall Student Art Exhibition, Aurora, Colorado

2008        Solo Exhibition, A Hooker’s Journey, Aurora Public Library, Tallyn’s Reach Branch, Aurora, Colorado

2006        Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Region 5 Rug Exhibition, Atlanta, Georgia

2005        Caraway Rug Show, Asheboro, North Carolina

2004        Caraway Rug Show, Asheboro, North Carolina

2003        Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Region 5 Rug Exhibition, Atlanta, Georgia

2002        Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Region 5 Rug Exhibition, Atlanta, Georgia

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 2017 - Current Art Students League of Denver

2017 – Current   Plein Air Artists of Colorado

2001 - Current    Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists (ATHA)