C.V.

Updated Dec. 2018


EDUCATION

2019    MFA Candidate, Ceramics, Kent State University, Kent, OH 

2016    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

2013    Associate of Arts, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018    Assistant to the Director, Kent State University School of Art Collection & Galleries, Kent, OH

Instructor of Record, Ceramics I, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2017    Instructor of Record, Ceramics I, Kent State University, Kent, OH             

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017    The Nature of Things, Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, Ocean Springs, MS

2016    Proximity, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

2013    Ladies Night, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018     University Hospital Healing Garden, University Hospital, Ravenna, OH

The All Ohio Contemporary Ceramics Biennial, PSZ Clay Center, Zanesville, OH

Bringing Kent to Akron, Kent State Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

Bringing Kent to Akron, Bluff Blue Door Gallery, Akron, OH

Student Annual,Kent State University , Kent, OH

MFA 2018, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2016     MGCCC Alumni Show, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS 

USM Annual Student Show, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 

 2015    Tri-Art-A-Thon,Yellow Brick Community Arts Center, Perkinston, MS

  USM Annual Student Show,University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS            

  USM Sculpture Guild Show, The Shop Down Town, Hattiesburg, MS

 2014    MGCCC Alumni Show,Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

  Art is Our Nature,Hattiesburg Cultural Center, Hattiesburg, MS

 2012   Fall Gala, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

  Spring Student Show, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

 2011    Fall Gala, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

 AWARDS & HONORS

 2018    Graduate Assistantship, Kent State University, Kent, OH

 2017    Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Kent State University, Kent, OH

 2016    William Clark Art Scholarship, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

   Outstanding Student in Sculpture, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

  Honorable Mention, USM Annual Student Show, Gallery of Art and Design, Hattiesburg, MS 

 2015    Jane Seal Art Education Scholarship, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

            Roland Heidelberg Scholarship,University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS

 2014    Culpepper Arts Endowment Award, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

 2012    Private Art Endowment,Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

 AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

The Kent State University Gallery Club                        2018-Present               

Kent State University Ceramics Club                         2017-Present   

National Society of Leadership and Success              2016-Present   

University of Southern Mississippi Artist Guild         2016-2017       

USM Sculpture Guild                                                  2013-2015      

Stone County Arts Council                                          2012-Present  

Phi Theta Kappa National Honors Society 2012-Present