education

2008 – 2010 MFA Visual Studies, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2006 – 2007 MA Graphic Design, State University of New York at Oswego
2001 – 2005 BFA Graphic Design, State University of New York at Oswego

teaching experience

2009 – 2010 Part-Time Instructor, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Continuing Studies
Developed and instructed classes in web animation and introductory web design.
2008 – 2010 Graduate Assistant, Learning Center, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Provided one-on-one tutoring and digital problem solving for students and faculty, and in-class software demonstrations.
2007 – 2008 Adjunct Instructor, State University of New York at Oswego
Developed and instructed classes ranging from 2-25 students in Computer Graphic Imaging, Graphic Design Facilities Management, and Book Arts.
2007 – 2008 Adjunct Instructor, Bryant & Stratton College
Developed and instructed classes in Branding Identity, Advanced Page Layout, and Animation for Web.
2006 – 2008 Digital Studio Manager, State University of New York at Oswego
Maintained operation of Art Department computer labs, printers and peripherals. Instructed student interns and Graphic Design Facilites Management class.
2006 – 2007 Graduate Teaching Assisstant, State University of New York at Oswego
Co-taught History of Graphic Design and served as undergraduate advisor.

exhibition

2011
MCAD MFA Thesis Exhibition; Soap Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April – May
Reader’s Art 11, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota; March – April
Beyond the Fold; Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, Georgia; February

2010
OCD; Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, Minnesota; November
Foot in the Door 4; Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota; February – June

2009
Whittier 8; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota; August – September
MCAD Women’s Art Institute Summer 2009; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota; July – August
MCAD Domestic Abuse Awareness Wellness Fair; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota; April, September
Impact!; Caladan Gallery, www.caladangallery.com, March

2008
A Leap of Faith 4: Let Peace Reign; Susan Hensel Gallery and ArtSpace at Lake Nokomis Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota; November – December
words unspoken: breaking the cycle (solo); Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Hartsville, South Carolina; September – October

2007
Department of Art Faculty Exhibition; Tyler Art Gallery, Oswego, New York; November
Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition (solo); Tyler Art Gallery, Oswego, New York; March – April
Lost in a Viral Paradise; Video Production, Waterman Theatre, Oswego, New York; February – March
Annual Art Exhibit; Syracuse Technology Garden, Syracuse, NY; January – March

2006
Put Your Home Town’s Name Here: The Opera (ongoing); Contributing Video Designer, Squonk Opera,
Rapid Eye Movement; Oswego Art Association, Oswego, New York; October – November
Book Arts: Untold Stories Unfold; Cherrywood Studios, Oswego, New York; May
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition; Tyler Art Gallery, Oswego, New York; April – May
Stateside Juried Art Exhibition; Oswego Art Association ,Oswego, New York; April
2006 Spring Student Exhibit; State University Plaza, Albany, New York; February – May

visiting artist lecture

A Leap of Faith 4: Let Peace Reign; Susan Hensel Gallery and ArtSpace at Lake Nokomis Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 2008
words unspoken: breaking the cycle; Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Hartsville, South Carolina; September 2008

awards

Women’s Art Institute Merit Scholarship, 2009
Graduate Assisstantship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2008 – 2010
Trustees Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2008 – 2010
Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, SUNY, Spring 2007
Scholarly and Creative Activity Committee Student Research Award,
SUNY Oswego, Spring 2007
Aulus W. Saunders Service Award, SUNY Oswego, April 2006
Tops Markets Merit Scholarship, 2003 – 2005