EDUCATION

2007   Masters of Fine Arts , Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville,
           Illinois

2004   Master of Arts, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

2003   Bachelor of Arts, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

2001   Associate of Arts, Springfield College of Illinois, Springfield, Illinois

EMPLOYMENT OVERVIEW

2009 - Present      Full Time Instructor - Drawing I, Figurative Drawing, Intermediate
                                               Drawing, Senior Seminar,
                                               Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
                                               Edwardsville, Illinois

2009 - Present      Instructor - Basic Design I, Figure Drawing
                                               Lewis and Clark Community College,
                                               Godfrey, Illinois

2009                     Instructor - Drawing I, American Art History, Blackburn College,
                                               Carlinville, Illinois

2008                     Instructor - Drawing I, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
                                               Edwardsville, Illinois

2007 - 2009          Instructor - Painting I, Painting II, Art Appreciation, Springfield
                                               College in Illinois, Springfield, Illinois

2007 - 2008          Instructor - Figurative Drawing, Southern Illinois University
                                               Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

2006 - 2007          Instructor - Two-dimensional Design, Southern Illinois University
                                                Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

2006                     Instructor - Figurative Drawing, Southern Illinois University
                                                Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

2005                     Instructor - Drawing I, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
                                                Edwardsville, Illinois

2004 - 2005          Graduate Assistant - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
                                                Edwardsville, Illinois

2003 - 2004          Instructor - Intro to Art, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

SELECT JURIED SHOWS

2013   Faculty Show, Art and Design Gallery, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL

           It's About Time: Past, Present, and Future, St Charles Community College,
           St Charles, MO

           Lewis and Clark Faculty Show, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

           Graphic Content, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

           Misperception, Art St Louis, St Louis, MO

2012   Contemporary Artists Respond to Art History, Edwardsville Arts Center
           Edwardsville, IL

           Illinois State Fair, Professional Exhibit, Springfield, IL, 3rd place - painting

           Awards of Excellence, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL 

2011   Faculty Show, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL

           Adjunct Faculty Show, Morris University Center Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           Source and Destination, Contemporary Gallery of Art, St Louis Community
           College, St Louis, MO

2010   Either/Or, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

           Faculty Show, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           EAC No 1. All Media Art Exhibition, Edwardsville Arts Center,
           Edwardsville, IL

           Summer Faculty Exhibition, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

2009   Alumni Painting of SIUE, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           Faculty Show, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL

           Fall Invitational, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

           Small Works, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

           Adjunct Faculty Show, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           Fourth Friday Art Walk, Joseph Sisters Gallery, Ste Genevieve, MO

           Featured Artist Series, Soulard Art Market, St Louis, MO

           5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

           Communiqué, RMD Gallery, Springfield, IL

           Source Interlingua Target, Springfield College of Illinois, Springfield, IL

2008   Pixels and Pages, Exhibit One Gallery, Stillwater, OK

           Adjunct Faculty Show, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           The Heights Gallery, Richmond Heights, MO

           Pattern and Pixels, Art Saint Louis, St Louis, MO

           Mayo, Art Coop, St Louis, MO

           Faculty Show, Springfield College of Illinois, Springfield, IL

2007   Pulp and Pigment Project, Fort Gondo, St Louis, MO

           Adjunct Faculty Show, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           Art of the Matter, Edwardsville, IL

           Laumier Sculpture Park, St Louis, MO

           How Things Fit Together, Main Street Art Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           MFA Thesis Exhibition, New Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

           Friends of Art Award, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
           Edwardsville, IL

           Annual Graduate Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
           Edwardsville, IL

2006   ArtEast Exhibition, Edwardsville, IL

           SIUE Ireland Exhibition, Burren College, County Clare, Ireland

           Friends of Art Award, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
           Edwardsville, IL

           Annual Graduate Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
           Edwardsville, IL

2005   Continued Colonies: The New Human Landscape Exhibit, St Louis, MO

           ArtEast Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
           Edwardsville, IL

           Annual Graduate Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
           Edwardsville, IL

2004   Print Council, Fort Gondo, St Louis, MO

           20/20, Springfield, IL

           Graduate Exhibit, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL

           "5" show, Burl Ives Studio, Charleston, IL

           ThINK show, Burl Ives Studio, Charleston, IL

SERVICE

2013   Board Member - Exhibitions Committee, Edwardsville Arts Center,
           Edwardsville, IL

           Organizer, Print and Study Room Visits through SIUE, Saint Louis Art Museum,
           St Louis, MO

2012   Organizer, Post-Graduate Symposism, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL

2011   Juror, "Midwest Salute to the Arts", Fairview Heights, IL

           Guest Speaker, " Rembrandt Society Convention", Collinsville, IL

2010   Juror, “Plywood Visionaries”, Art Dimensions Gallery, St Louis, MO

           Organizer, Portrait Drawing, Griggs Gallery, Saint Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO

2009   Art and Design Representative, Open House SIUE, Edwardsville, IL

2007   Juror, New Berlin Art Fair, New Berlin, Illinois

2006   Treasurer, SIUE Painting and Drawing Association

           Conrad Bakker, visiting artist brought in through the SIUE Painting and Drawing
           Assocation, lecture and critique

2006   Jenny Chi, visiting artist brought in through the SIUE Painting and Drawing
           Association, lecture and drawing demo

           Juror, Scholastics High School Art Show, Springfield, Illinois

           President, SIUE Painting and Drawing Association

2005   Project Head, "Laurie's Place" Mural, Edwardsville, Illinois, provided by the
           Painting and Drawing Association

           President, SIUE Painting and Drawing Association

           Organizer, Fresco Show, Edwardsville, Illinois

2004   President and Founding Member, SIUE Painting and Drawing Association

           Member, SIUE Print Council

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