EDUCATION

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

AWARDS & HONORS

2016        Grand Champion, 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        Art Students League of Denver

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