CV

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education:

MFA 2009-2011: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

BFA 2001-2006: Painting/Drawing, Pennsylvania State University.


Awards:
2015:
Sandra Karlin Award of Excellence awarded by juror Ross Mitchell of The Barnes Foundation.

2009-2011: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Academy MFA      Scholarship.

2009-2011: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA Merit Award.

2010: Fellowship Juried Prize for outstanding achievement at the     Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.


Other Honors:
2015:
Invited to speak on panel as an awardee of the juried exhibition  FAME at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
2015: Photo selected by the PEW Charitable Trusts to represent the Art and Culture section of the State of the City, 2015.
2015: Photo selected to be exhibited on Billboard in prime location in the city of Philadelphia by PPAC.

2011: designs for shovels selected in honoring the groundbreaking for Lenfest Plaza at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, also personally selected to represent student body on same stage as Mayor Micheal Nutter and other VIP's.

2010: selected to attend Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts special luncheon with top Academy donors.

2009: selected to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Bacchanal! Eleventh Annual Wine Gala & Auction to represent the student body at PAFA during this special occasion.


Selected Exhibitions:
2017: Solo Exhibition, more info coming
2017: Participating artist, Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

2016: Oct. Solo Exhibition at Kitchen Table Gallery, Philadelphia 
2016: Apr. 1st -3rd Nepa Art Fair, Scranton, PA. 
2016: Feb, Inliquid Benefit V.16 at Crane Arts in Philadelphia.


2015: Nov. - Dec., Northern Virgnia Community College, Manassas, VA.

2015:  Nov.- Dec. Philly Photo Day  exhibition at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.
2015: Aug. Outdoor installation and performance exhibited during art event Invisible River, Philadelphia
2015: Jul- Sept. Worked selected by Juror Ross Mitchell of The Barnes Foundation for inclusion in the 116th Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibition.
2015: Jul.  Received grant to install outdoor installation at The Philadelphia Experiment art event in Darlington, Maryland.
2015: Jun- Aug. Photo selected for inclusion in 6th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Phila. Photo Arts Center
2015: Jun - Jul. created large scale installation for exhibition at The Kitchen Table Gallery, Phila. PA
2015: Jun. exhibited work as well as an installation on the tall ship Gazela for the Tall Ships Festival, Phila. PA
2015: May - Jun.  Photo selected to be exhibited on Billboard and Dilworth Park during the PPAC Philly Photo Day, Philadelphia, PA
2015: Mar. Invited to install environment for Rizumu 13 year Anniversary for Underground Music and Arts, Phila. PA
2015: Feb.  Exhibited in Inliquid Benefit v.15 at Crane Arts in Philadelphia.


​2014: Dec. Received funding to install installation during NYE art event in Philadelphia, PA
2014: Nov. - Dec.  Part of Philly Photo Day exhibition at Crane Arts hosted by Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Philadelphia, PA
2014: Nov.  Part of a 12 artist public space exhibition, OCGOPF in Wissahickon Park. Philadelphia, PA 
2014: Oct.  Selected to exhibit during Artnude at the James Oliver Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
2014: Oct.  Selected to exhibit during an exhibition for the artist collective, Frank's Kitchen. Philadelphia, PA
2014: Sept.  Selected to exhibit at PhilaMOCA: David Lynch in art, Eraserhood Forever.  In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art’s retrospective on his work. David Lynch: The Unified Field. Philadelphia, PA

2014: Jul.  Invited as an artist to participate in french film by artist Mohamed Bourouissa, Newsworks. Philadelphia. PA
2014: Jul.  Received grant to install outdoor installation at The Philadelphia Experiment art event in Darlington, Maryland.
2014: Jun.  Selected to exhibit in the Force Field exhibition, a program of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA
2014: Feb.-March  Invited to exhibit at Space 2033, Philadelphia, PA.



2013: Dec.  Selected to exhibit in, The EverNever Night Market, conjunction with Little Berlin, Philadelphia , PA

2013: Nov.  Invited to create work for, The AnA Project Silent Auction and Exhibition, Chestnut Hill Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013: Sept.-Oct.  Invited to exhibit in,  All Along the Watchtower, Pterodactyl, Philadelphia, PA

2013: Apr.  Selected to exhibit in, Gesturing into Consciousness, the School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University



2012: Nov.  Curated and exhibited in exhibition, Intension, Art at the Bridge Club of Center City, Philadelphia, PA



2011: June-August  Exhibited in selected 8 person group exhibition, Liminality and the Ephemera: To Enter, and Exit Mark Unmark, the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College

2011: May-June  Graduate Thesis at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Student Exhibition



​2010: May- June  Special invitation to exhibit during the Annual Student Exhibition, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art


complete exhibition information provided on request.

Interviews and Press

Interview: Aug. 2016 by Jenna Buckingham of Home is Where Philly, Beneath You. 

Interview: Nov. 2015 by Linda Lin of Women in Art Initiative, Jes Gamble.
 
Mention: Nov. 2015 Northern Virginia Community College, Nova-Manassas Art Exhibition Features Seven Artists.

Mention: Nov. 2015 by Intercom of Northern Virginia Community College"Zungenbrecher!!" Exhibit at Manassas.

Feature: July 2015 by Mikala Jamison of Philadelphia City PaperWherefore Art Thou #5.
 
Interview: June 2015 by Louise O'Rouke director of Kitchen Table Talks.
 
Feature: November 2014 by Michael Bixler of Hidden City. I'd Rather be in Philadelphia.

Studio Visit: June 2014 by Lydia Nobles of Force Field Project.
 
Interview: May 2014 by Kelley Stone of PaperClips215., Force Field Project.

Mention: Aug. 2011 by Victoria Donohoe for The InquirerTwo Artists take on Nuanced Nature.