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Education

New Mexico State University – Las Cruces, NM

Master of Fine Arts, May 2015

University of Dayton – Dayton, OH

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Photography, May 2010

 

Exhibitions

littleSCULPTURE Show – Tribeca Three-Sixty, New York, NY, 2016

To Know Through Movement Show – Camino Tattoo and Fine Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2016

Closing Show – West End Art Depot, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

littleSCULPTURE Show – International Sculpture Convention, Phoenix, AZ, 2015

Minute Meditations [Solo Show] – Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

Project: Postcard Show – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

30 Under 30 Show – The Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2015

Beyond Borders Show – Towson University / New Mexico State University MFA exchange, Towson, MD, 2015

In Between [MFA Thesis Show] – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

Tiny Show – Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2014

Palette [Juried] – Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, 2014

Annual Student Exhibition [Juried] – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2013, 2014

Best in Show, 2014

Babey Encourage Young Artist Award, 2013

Dynamic Institution [Graduate Group Show, Director] – West End Art Depot, Las Cruces, NM, 2013

Project: Postcard Show – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2013

Spring Fling Exhibition [Juried] – Springfield Arts Council, Springfield, OH, 2011, 2012

2nd Place – 3D Works, 2012

Gateway Art’s Council 21 under 31 Art Exhibit [Juried]- Sidney, OH, 2011

Solo Exhibition – Olive’s, Dayton, OH, 2011

Solo Exhibition – Expressions Coffee House, Fairborn, OH, 2011

Activated Spaces [Juried] – Downtown Dayton Partnership, Dayton, OH, 2011

Holiday Show – Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH, 2010

Group Show – Link Gallery, Dayton, OH, 2010

Annual Horvath Student Exhibition [Juried] – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2008, 2009, 2010

Horvath Finalist, 2009

M Fest – Dayton, OH, 2010

Senior Exhibition – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2009

Farbe, Couleur, Kleur Exhibition – Dayton, OH, 2006

 

Projects

‘Unifying the Divide’ Bridge Design Competition and Execution [Team Project], 2012

Gathered and led the artist team, drafted winning design

Directed the day-of painting of 2,800 sq. ft with 70 volunteers in one day

 

Presentations

“Journeys in Collaborative Art” – bi-national PechaKucha with PechaKucha El Paso, TX, United States, and PechaKucha Juárez, México, 2016

“Guest Artist Lecture / Collaborative Art Event with Lea WiseSurguy-Sophiliazo” – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2016

“Artist Lea WiseSurguy-Sophiliazo and Biologist Ruben Zapata Collaborative Lecture” – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

Presentor at Graduate Research and Arts Symposium – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2014

 

Collection 

Kennedy Union – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2009

 

Teaching Experiences

Instructor of Record for Introduction to Sculpture – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Sculpture – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Fall 2012 & Spring 2013

Teaching Assistant for Alternative Photography 1 – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2010

Teaching Assistant – Miami Valley Family Care Center, Dayton, OH, 2008

Conducted art projects and provided care to children ages 10-12

Teaching Volunteer – Brownie’s Campground, Versailles, IN, 2008

Designed and ran an art program for under-privileged children

Teaching Volunteer – Clubhouse, Parkside; Dayton, OH, 2004, 2005

Taught at an afterschool program for under-privileged children

 

Publications

UD Magazine – Dayton, OH, Fall 2014

DIN Magazine Online – Las Cruces, NM, 2014

 

Photography Publications

Dayton Daily News Online – Dayton, OH, 2011

Living Arts Magazine – Dayton, OH, 2011

University of Dayton Yearbook – Dayton, OH, 2010

Flyer News – Dayton, OH, 2008, 2009

 

Selected Experiences

Shop Technician – Sculpture Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2012-2015

Committee Member and Organizer – Visiting Artist Selection Committee, Art Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2013-2014

Development and Office Associate – Culture Works, Dayton, OH, 2010-2011

Maintained organizational information system with Raiser’s Edge software

Conducted general office management

Served as event photographer

Office Intern – Culture Works, Dayton, OH, 2010

Lithography Print Assistant – Artist John Driesbach, Dayton, OH, 2010

Lab Monitor – Photography Lab, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2006-2010

Supervised facility, changed chemicals, maintained equipment, and assisted students

Gallery Attendant Intern – Link Gallery, Dayton, OH, 2009-2010

Tattoo Shop Intern – The Dragon’s Cachet, Bellefontaine, OH, 2009

Yearbook Photography Editor – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2008-2009

Worked as photographer, editor, and manager of assistant photographer

Flyer News Staff Photographer – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2008-2009

Handled solo photo assignments and editing