Born: Ft. Worth, TX

Education

M.F.A Painting, The University of Texas at Austin, TX. 2007
B.F.A. Painting and Drawing, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. 2000

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

2013
SOAR: Student Opportunities for Academic Research. Understanding Class as depicted through American Portraiture.
2007-2008:
Fulbright Research Grant, United States-India Educational Foundation, India
Allied Arts Foundation: Fiscal Sponsorship, Seattle, WA.

Solo exhibitions

2015
Analog Drift, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia PA
2014
Crash: In Medias Res, H. Paty Eiffe Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2013
Volume: Postcards from the Crabgrass Frontier: Crash. www.volume-exhibits.com
2012
Lots of Land: Sign Intervention, Historic Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA
2008

Lots of Land: D&R Canal. Sign intervention, Bordentown, NJ
Signs Unseen Part II, Gallery Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts, Bangalore,India
2003
Post Exodus, The Upstairs Galley, Arlington, TX,
2001
Illuminations, Boushahri Art Gallery, Kuwait, Sponsored by United States Ambassador James Lorroco

Group exhibitions & Installations
2014
85 Years 85 Artists, Menlo College, Atherton, CA
Moravian Biannual Faculty Art Exhibit, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2013
Volume Exhibit Review, Volume Space, Bethlehem, PA There is No Place Like Home, Paul Robeson Galleries,
Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Alley Project, Site-specific Installation II, D&R: Canal Bethlehem PA, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
2012
Alley Project, Site-specific Installation I, Austin Texas, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
Studio Visit Magazine, Juried publication, issues 17 & 18, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA,
Perfect Citizen, curated by Debbie Richards, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
Moravian Biannual Faculty Art Exhibit, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2011
Social Photography, Carriage Trade Gallery, New York, NY
Perfect Citizen (curated by Debbie Richards), Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
2010
Moravian, Faculty Show, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem PA
2009
Lots of Land: Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, NJ/PA
20090714 BoP:PB/NJ Sign intervention, Princeton Battlefield, Princeton, NJ
2008
Picturing the Body, Abadi Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2007
National Workshop in New Media, Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts, Bangalore, India
Artist Advisory Board Selects, The Community Art Center of Fort Worth, TX
Coda, Visual Art Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2006
The Singer Sucks... but the Band; Finding the Good in an Otherwise Dismal World – MASS Views Video Series, Blue Theater, Austin, TX
Outside, Co-op Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
NOHEGAN: Summer Camp, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
Making it Alone, Creative Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Grid, Creative Research Lab, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2005
Heydays, Creative Research Lab, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Rising Stars II, STUDIO 107 (curated by Till Richter), Austin, TX
Fever, Creative Research Lab, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2004
EXPO 2004, 500X Gallery, (Juror: Andrea Karnes, Associate Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth), Dallas, TX
Group Show, The Arlington Museum of Art, TX
2003
Art in the Metroplex, Templeton Art Center, Texas Christian University, (Juror: Diane Karp, Director of the Santa Fe Art Institute), Fort Worth, TX
Artist Advisory Board Selects, The Community Art Center of Fort Worth, Fort Worth TX,
Sunny Side Up, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
2002
International Art Review, Boushahri Art Gallery, Kuwait, 2002
2000
B.F.A. exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
EXPO 2000, 500X Gallery, (Juror: Benito Huerta, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington), Dallas, TX 1999
First Annual PPSA Art Exhibition, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
1998
Vortmans Annual Juried Art Show, University of North Texas, Denton (jurors: Paul Bloodgood, curator/artist with the AC Project Room, New York and Suzanne Weaver, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art), Denton, TX

Projects:
2008- Present: Place/Dis-Place: Language of Destiny & Misdirection (Visual Interventions in PA, & NJ)
2012-2013:
S.M.Art Radio, Director/Host on weekly broadcast discussion on Art and community, WRMC: Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa
2008
Signs Unseen Part I, paintings installed on streets of Bangalore, India
2005
Small things forgotten Park excavation 1/4” deep, Nohegan 1st annual art camp/ retreat, Austin, TX
2005
Metal Wolf & Vampire as Waiting for Godot, performance with Erik Michaud, Austin, TX

Panels, Workshops, Conferences and Radio
2013 S.M.Art Radio.
Episodes #10-18 Producer/ Director
2012 S.M.Art Radio.
Episode #1 09/19/2012: What is community in art. (Director/Host)
Episode #2 09/26/2012: Studio Practice. (Director/Host)
Episode #4 10/17/2012: Materials and process. (Director/Host)
Episode# 5 10/24/2012: Contemporary Art Pilgrimages (Director/Host)
Episode #7 11/14/2012: Part 1: NY Recap, Real Audio, Museum & Gallery Objective and intent. empowering the viewer (Director)
Episode #8 11/28/2012: Part 2: GOOD/BAD Critique of Judgment Who determines value? (Director/Host)
Episode#9 Critical Review first season of S.M.Art Radio. (Director/Host)
2012
Studio art faculty panel discussion, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2010
Studio art faculty panel discussion, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2008
Manufactured Landscapes: Globalization and the Environment, panel discussion and viewing of Jennifer Baichwal’s film, “Manufactured Landscapes,” West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
2007
Evolving Contemporary Fields, United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI), Manipal University, Kerela, India
Process and Painting with Text, Demonstration and discussion: National Workshop, Karnataka, Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts, India
Developing Cultural Exchange, panel discussion hosted by Minister for Tourism and Culture Mrs. Ambika Soni, The Rashtrapati Bhavan Capital Building, New Delhi, India

Teaching:
2009-Present
Visiting Professor of Studio Art (Drawing, 2D Foundations, Painting, Seminar, Professional Practices), Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2013-2014
Interim Head of Studio Art, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa
2007-2008
Visiting Artist, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts, Bangalore, India,
2004-2007
Teaching Assistant (Painting; Sculpture and Installation; Digital Foundations and Video), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
2006
Assistant Instructor (2D Foundations), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
2005
Teaching Assistant, ITALART, Castilione Fiorentino, Italy, Summer
2000-2002
Art Instructor, American School of Kuwait, Hawally Kuwait.

Professional Experience
2013- 2014
Curatorial Advisor, Space 105: Student run art apace; Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA Interim Advisor: Moravian Visual Arts Collective, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2012-2013
Producer & Director Smart Radio, WRMC Moravian College, Bethlehem PA
2012
Managing Studio Coordinator, Moravian College Art Department, Bethlehem, PA
2011
Juror, “WW33” Inaugural Juried Art Show at West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
2009
Co-Chair of Programming and Planning, West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
2008-2009
Art Advisory Board Member, West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
2007
Creative Outreach and Development Advisor (Volunteer), Association for People with Disabilities, Bangalore India
2003-2004
Installer, catalog photographer, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
1998
Project assistant, Whitfield Lovell: Whispers from the Wall, Installation at the School of the Visual Arts, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1992-1995
Lazer Graphics, Clip-Art designer, Mansfield, TX

Collections
Prof. Matthew Shelley, Philadelphia, PA.
United States Education Foundation, Inida
Prof. T.S.Prathibha, Karnataka, Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts, India
Chris Hightower, Arlington, TX.
Sharron Henderson, Arlington, TX
Prof. J.T. Martin, Arlington, TX
Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen Germany
Boushahri Group, Kuwait


 
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