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Education

Expected 2020                   Master of Fine Arts, Candidate, Western Carolina University, NC

2014                                     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, George Mason University, VA

Exhibitions

2018                                     Next Wave III, Revolve, Asheville, NC

2018                                     Under Pressure, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2018                                     Blow-ins II, 126, Artist-run Gallery, Galway, Ireland

2017                                     Map, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2017                                     Dirt, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2017                                     Rock, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2017                                     Common People, Foundations Gallery, Cullowhee, NC

2017                                     Arrival, Gallery 130, Cullowhee, NC

2016                                     Arts by George, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2016, 15, 14                        Play Me, Doah Fest, Luray, VA

2016, 15, 14                        Off the Wall, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2015                                    Artomatic, Hyattsville, MD

2015, 14                              Play Me, Culturefest, Pipestem, WV

2014                                    Nowhere, Fairfax, VA

2014                                    Pancakes and Booze, Penn Social, DC

2014                                     Celebrate Fairfax, Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax, VA

2014                                     Senior Art and Design, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2014                                     Seeing and Responding to Italy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2013                                     Montorno, Artspace, Herndon, VA

Curated & Juried Exhibitions

2019 (expected) Sound Wave, The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC (Zach Rogers & Justin Morgan Kennedy)

2018                                     North Carolina Artist Exhibition, Betty Ray McCain Gallery, Raleigh, NC (Jennifer Dasal)

2018                                     Local-Made-Local, The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC (Justin Morgan Kennedy)

2017                                     15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Grace Centre Gallery, Mills River, NC (Bill Byers)

2016                                     Bombay Sapphire: Artisan Series, Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

2016                                     Remix: Alumni Exhibition, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA (Don Russell)

2015                                     Give Me the Blues: Classic to Contemporary, Falls Church, VA

2013                                     This, Brookland Artspace Lofts, DC (Mia Feur)

Work Experience, Non-Teaching

2017-Current                    “Graduate Assistant,” Sculpture, Ceramics and Photography Tech, Western Carolina University, NC

(Justin Morgan Kennedy, Heather Mae Erickson, Richard Titchich)

2015-17                             “Fine Art Framing and Art Handler,” Broadway Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2014-15                             “Gallery Hand,” Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2013-14                              “Artist Assistant,” Denise Phillipbar, Alexandria, VA

 

Public Art & Socially Engage Project

2017-2020                      “Collaborating Artist,” Vessel (Niger Art Project), Exterior Courtyard Sculpture, Arts in Embassies, US Department of State permanent artwork

commission for the US Embassy, Niamey, Niger, Western Carolina University School of Art and Design/Workingman Collective, In-Progress

begun Spring 2017- projected completion Spring 2020.

Role: active collaborative participant in artwork concept, research design + development, fabrication and installation logistics. 185K

commission budget.

2017-2019         “Collaborating Artist,” Quotidian (Niger Art Project), Collaborative Indoor Installation Arts in Embassies, US Department of State commission for

the US Embassy, Niamey, Niger, Abdou Moumouni University, Niamey Niger/Western Carolina University School of Art and

Design/Workingman Collective. In-Progress begun Spring 2017- project completion Spring 2019.

Role: active collaborative participant in artwork concept, research design + development, fabrication and installation logistics.  100K

commission budget.

2018 (May-June)              “Organizer and Lead Artist,” Roadworks 2018, Western North Carolina Region

2018                                  “Assistant,” Draw Sylva, Chelsea Dobert-Khen, Sylva, NC

2017                                  “Collaborating Artist,” Off the Air, Sculpture, Reston, VA

2014                                  “Artist,” ServPro, Mural, Alexandria, VA

Service to the Field

2017-Current                    “Assistant,” Bronze Pour, Jackson County Green Energy Park, Dillsboro, NC

2018                                   “Assistant,” Old Marshall Jail Brick Project, Josh Copus, Woodson Branch Nature School, Marshall, NC

2017                                    Interview for Reaccreditation, National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Western Carolina University, NC

2013-14                              “Rink Volunteer,” An Unkindness, Corcoran, DC

2015                                  “Assistant,” Alumni Aluminum Pour, George Mason University, VA
2014                                  “Student Volunteer,” Off the Wall, George Mason University, VA
2013                                   “Docent,” First Annual MFA Exhibition, George Mason University, VA

Presentations & Panel Discussions

2017                                   “Presenter,” Pecha Kucha, Western Carolina University, NC

2016                                  “Coordinator and Presenter,” Ignite Talks, George Mason University, VA

2015                                  “Panelist,” Alumni Weekend, George Mason University, VA

Professional Organization Memberships

2018                                  “Founding Member,” LIV-LAB

2017                                  “Member,” Artist Social Society

2016-2017                         “Founder,” School of Art Alumni Outreach, Fairfax, VA

2014-15                             “Secretary,” George Mason University Sculpture Club, Fairfax, VA

Recognition’s, Publications & Awards

2018                     Semi-finalist with LIV-LAB, Inclusive Public Art Grant, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, $5,000

2018                                   WCU News, https://news-prod.wcu.edu/2018/05/wcu-roadworks-takes-to-a-traveling-    art-trailer-this-summer/

2018                                   The Mountaineer, https://www.themountaineer.com/life/schoolnews/haywood-county-arts-council-co- sponsors-roadworks/article_b306ae06

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2018                                   WCU News, https://news-prod.wcu.edu/2018/04/art-students-provide-service-through-their-work-both-at-home-and-abroad/

2018                                   Graduate Summer Research Assistantship, Wester Carolina University, $3,000

2016                                   Regional winner, Bombay Sapphire: Artisan Series

2015                                   3rd place, Give Me the Blues: Classic to Contemporary

2014                                   Celebrate Fairfax Emerging Artists competition

2014                                   Audio-technica USA, Show Your Sound Giveaway

2014                                   Doahfest.com, http://doahfest.com/2014/06/14/traveling-salesman/

2014                                   CelebrateFairfax.com, http://celebratefairfax.com/things-to-do/emerging-artistshowcase/

Residencies

2018-2019 (Dec-Jan)      “Artist in Residence,” Winter Residency Artist Program, Bascom, Highlands, NC (Collaboration with Justin Morgan Kennedy)

Teaching

2019 Spring                      “Teacher of Record,” Into to the Visual Arts (Lecture), Western Carolina University, NC

2018 Fall                            “Teacher of Record,” 3D Foundations (Studio), Western Carolina University, NC

2018 Spring                      “Teaching Assistant,” Sculpture 1 (Studio), Western Carolina University, NC (Justin Morgan Kennedy)