2012  Masters of Fine Art, Painting and Printmaking, New York Academy of Art

2009  Bachelor of Fine Art,Painting and Drawing, East Carolina University    

2008  University of Georgia, Study Abroad Cortona, Italy. John D. Kehoe full Scholarship 

2005  Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA Summer Scholarship 


Permanent Collections:

Florida Museum of Art & Culture, Avon Park, FL

Dominican University, O'conner Art Gallery, IL

Sothebys Vice President, Senior Specialist of Contemporary Art  Gabriela Palmieri private collection

Chanel Fine Art for Boutiques, Chanel S.A. NYC

New York Academy of Art Library, Ex Libris in Printmaking NYC

BMW Leipzig International Artist Permanent Collection- Painting & Printmaking. Leipzig Germany

Lamar Dodd School of Art Permanent Collection in Printmaking, University of Georgia, GA


Residency/Visiting Artist:
2016 Arrowmont School of Craft- Visiting Artist & Instructor
2016 Study Abroad Instructor-France Polk State College

2015 Study Abroad Instructor-Andros Island Polk State College

2014 Florida Museum of Art and Culture- Visiting Artist Lecture

2014 East Carolina University, School of Art & Design-Visiting Artist 

2012 Long Island University- Visiting Artist Lecture

2011 Leipzig International Artist Program, Full Scholarship, Summer Residency, Leipzig, Germany

2010 Isothermal Community College-Visiting Artist Lecuture

2009  “Cancer in Our Communities” Arts in Healthcare Residency, Pitt County Memorial Hospital Eastern NC



2013  Full Professor of Art, Art Program Director Polk State College, Fl

2012  Teaching Assistant, The Figure in Lithography New York Academy of Art, NY

2012  Teaching Assistant, Advanced Printmaking Long Island University Brooklyn Campus 

2012  Instructor/Demonstrator- Monotype, Paper Lithography and Printmaking New York Academy of Art, NY

2011  Teaching Assistant, Still Life Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, NY 

2010  Print-shop Technician & Instructor, New York Academy of Art, NY


Solo Exhibitions:
2018    Fearful Symmetry, Polk Museum of Art- Lakeland FL

2015    Eyelids of Dawn, Amelia Center Gallery, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL
2013    Vanity of Vanities, An Exhibition Paintings Emerge Gallery & Arts Center, Greenville NC

2010    An Exhibition of Paintings Berkeley College, Berkeley Gallery, New York, NY

2010    Patterned Idolatry Paintings and Prints Spartanburg Museum of Art Guild Gallery, Spartanburg SC

2009    Elaboration on the Obvious Mixed Media Artworks ,Ghost Fleet Gallery, Nags Head, NC

2009    Fertile Construct Senior Exhibition, Burroughs Welcome Gallery , East Carolina University, Greenville NC

2009    Posing for Affirmation, drawings and mixed media works, Art Room Gallery, Downtown Greenville, NC


Select Juried Exhibitions: 

2017         Lore Degenstein Gallery, 8th Annual Figurative Exhibition, Selinsgrove, PA
2015          Oil Painters of America, Cutter & Cutter fine Art St, Augustine, FL

2012-2014 Interfaith Biennial, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

2012         LIA Traces, International Leipzig Trades Fair Center, Leipzig Germany

2012         Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

2012         SECAC Southeast College Art Conference Exhibition, Durham Arts Center, NC

2011         NY Society of Etchers, National Arts Club, NYC

2011         Take Home A Nude, Auction, Sotheby’s, NYC

2010         Mostra, Cortona Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, GA

2009         On the Wall ENC-Emerging North Carolina Artists, Emerge Gallery, NC

2008         27th Annual National Art Exhibition, Kinston Fine Arts Center, Kinston NC

2008         35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Spartanburg Museum of Art, Artist’s Guild of       Spartanburg, Spartanburg SC



Select Group Exhibitions:

2018          She is South, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL         

2016         Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Art & Craft, Gatlinburg TN

2015         Faculty Exhibition, Polk State College, Winter Haven FL

2014         Loved and Observed, Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY

2014         Florida Museum of Art and Culture, Avon Park, FL

2014         Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland Fl

2014          Art Southhampton Art Fair, NY

2013         Faculty Exhibtion, Polk State College, Fl

2013         The Body Politic, The National Arts Club, NYC

2012         Group Exhibition at the International Trade Center Gallery, Shanghai, China

2012         Art Takes Times Square, hosted by Artist Wanted, Times Square, NYC

2012         MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC

2012         Something About Her, The Cupping Room SoHo, NYC

2011         International Artist Exhibition, The Spinnerei, Leipzig Germany

2011         Leipzig Residency Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC

2011         Holiday Exhibition, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2011         Single Fare 2: Sloan Fine Art, NYC

2009         Mostra, Group Exhibition, Palazzo Casali, Cortona Italy


Select Scholarships/ Grants/Awards:

2011          Kate de Brienne Scholarship for 2nd year Masters Studies, NYAA

2011          Ex libris Design and Edition Award, Printmaking, New York Academy of Art Library NYC

2010          Penland School of Crafts, Scholarship in Printmaking, Penland, NC

2010          Regional Artist Project Grant Recipient, NC Arts Council, Eastern NC

2009          Cancer in our Communities Arts in Healthcare Grant Project, Resident Artist, Greenville NC

2009          NC Arts Council Community Arts Administration Grant Dare County Arts Council, NC

2009          Faculty Choice in Painting, Studies Abroad Exhibition,  University of Georgia, Athens GA & Cortona, Italy.

2009          Excellence in Drawing, Undergraduate Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

2008          Lamar Dodd School of Art Full Scholarship Recipient, John. D Kehoe Award, Studies Abroad, Cortona Italy

2008          1st Place in Drawing, Rebel 51st Literary and Arts Competition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC

2008           Best in Show, 35TH Annual Juried Exhibition, Spartanburg Museum of Art, SC                

2008           Excellence in Painting, Undergraduate Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

2008           1st Place in Painting, Rebel 50th Literary and Arts Competition, Emerge Art     Gallery, Greenville NC

2008           De Ella Wade Willis Scholarship, East Carolina School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

2007           Excellence in Painting/Excellence in Drawing, Undergraduate Exhibition, East Carolina University

2005           Honors Scholarship, East Carolina University

2005           Lutz Scholarship, Cleveland Capital Holdings, Forest City NC

2004           Rutherford County Jr. Miss Scholarship, Forest City NC



2015           Quantum Review, Artist Interview

2015           Pulse, Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Magazine

2014           The Figure:Book of Contemporary Figurative Art by Donald Kuspit

2014           Lakelander Magazine, 2014 Guide to Lakeland, Artist Feature

2013           Time Out Newspaper, Artist Feature

2013           Works, Book of contemporary figurative art, NYAA, Chinese Publication      

2013           Artifacts Magazine Artist Feature

2012           Artist Chosen to be featured in Studio Visit Magazine

2012           SECAC Exhibition Catalog

2012           Featured on Art Rated Blog & Artist Review

2012           Art takes Times Square Hardback book publication

2010           Rutherford Woman Magazine, Artist Feature

2008-2010   Charlatan Magazine

2007-2008   Rebel Literary & Arts Magazine Issues 49 & 50



2015-present Oil Painters of America

2015-present American Women Artists

2013-present Ridge Art Association, Board Member

2011-present Southern Graphics Printmaking Conference

2010-present SECAC Southeastern college art conference

2010-present CCA College Art Association

2008-present The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

2007 Vice President, Visual Arts Forum, East Carolina University

2007-2008 Treasurer, Painting Guild, East Carolina University

2008 Secretary, Visual Arts Committee, East Carolina University

2007-2009 Rutherford County Artist’s Guild, Rutherford County, NC

2007-2011 Artist Guild of Spartanburg, Spartanburg SC