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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Education

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

               Master of Fine Arts, Painting


University of Georgia, Athens, GA

               Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Summa Cum Laude

              Concentration in Painting; Minor in Geology

Mural Work

Honey in the Heart [restoration], Albuquerque, NM, Lead Artist: Mark Horst. Lead restoration artist 2019; originally painted by Mark Horst, 2018.  

Stormwater, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque, NM. Art in Public Places: Commissioned by Bernalillo County Public Art Program, 2019. Lead artist.

Botanical Mural Project. Albuquerque, NM. Art in Public Places: City of Albuquerque Public Art Program. Lead Artist: Pastel. 2017.

Psychylustro. Amtrak Corridor, Philadelphia, PA. Art in Public Places: City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Lead Artist: Katharina Grosse. 2014. 

Schuylkill Rowers. Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA. Lead Artist: Jon Laidacker. 2014.

It Has to Be From Here. Philadelphia, PA. Lead Artist: Betsey Casañas . 2013.

North Philadelphia Beacon. Philadelphia, PA. Lead Artist: James Burns. 2013.

Our Urban Landscape [restoration]. South Philadelphia, PA. Lead Artist: James Burns. Restoration artist 2013; originally painted in 2006. 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019    Placitas Artist Series Juried Group Show, Placitas, NM.

2019    Factory on 5th Group Show, Albuquerque, NM.

2017    Vessels. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA.

2016    The City. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA.

2015    Found in Transition. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA.

2014    Juried Exhibition. City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Philadelphia, PA.

2014    Lost World/Found World. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Juried by 

              Nancy Mendes, Don Giles, and Maaike Heitkonig Hickock, Harrisburg, PA. 

2013    MFA Thesis Exhibition. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Contemporary Museum, 

              Philadelphia, PA.

2013    Home Bodies, Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2012    Conversations with Furness, Juried by Robert Cozzolino & Neysa Grassi. Pennsylvania 

              Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2011    Textural Conditions, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2007    Senior Exit Painting Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia, 

              Athens, GA

2007    Dialogue in Two Dimensions: Student Work of Radcliffe Bailey's Class, Lamar Dodd School 

              of Art, Athens, GA  

2006    Jewelry and Metals Group Show, Georgia Museum of Natural History, Athens, GA

2005    Mostra Group Exhibition, Piazza Casali, Cortona, Italy 

Solo Exhibitions

2019    Placitas Annual Studio Tour, Placitas, NM.

2011    The Ladies of Afterword & Furthermore, Gallery Espresso, Savannah, GA  

2010    Gestures of Breakfast, Seed Eco Lounge, Savannah, GA

2010    Thus Far, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA 

Publications & Presentations

Daily Lobo.com: Valle de Oro murals showcase different bosque ecosystems. October 21, 2019.

516 ARTS: Species in Peril Program Brochure, print and online article about Valle de Oro mural project p. 12, September 2019. 

Doshi Gallery, www.sqart.org. Exhibition announcement with artist profile, interview, and artwork. January-June 2014.

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Mural-Making & The Importance of Momentum. November 22, 2013 [presentation].

Viewbook. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts online publication. May 2013.

Savannah Magazine : Culture Watch: 22, no. 5 (July/August 2011) p. 23.

Connect Magazine: exhibition announcement with photographs, Savannah, GA, December 1, 2010 and June 21, 2011.

Desotorow Gallery, www.desotorow.org: exhibitition announcement with photographs, November 2010.

ArtPort 2010: Biography, artist's statement, and photograph of work, distributed at Art Basel, Miami, FL, December 2010.

Related Experience

Color Finds Creative Services, Owner. December 2019 - present.

City of Albuquerque Public Art Program, Mural Conservator & Project Manager. September 2019 - present. 

Downtown Albuquerque Arts & Cultural District, Director. December 2017 - present.

516 ARTS, Development Coordinator. March 2017 - November 2017. 

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Grants Manager. March 2014 - November 2016,