Georgia State University, Ernest B. Welch School of Art and Design, MFA, Drawing and Painting, Atlanta, GA

Australian National University, School of Art, Canberra, Australia

Georgia State University, Ernest B. Welch School of Art and Design, Post Baccalaureate Studies, Atlanta, GA

Boston University, School of Education, M.Ed., Boston, MA

Eastern College, BA, Literature and Communications, St. David’s, PA


Professional Experience

Professional Artist, Self employed, represented by galleries in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Exhibited paintings in seven solo shows and fourteen group shows. 2003-present

Part-Time Faculty, Prince George’s Community College, MD. Coursework includes Drawing I & II, Art Appreciation. Spring 2014 to present

Gallery Educator, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Through portraiture, facilitate historical, cultural and biographical discussions with educational groups. 2012-2013

Part -Time Faculty, Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA.  Coursework included Drawing 1 and Art Appreciation Online. Fall 2011-2012

Part-Time Faculty, The Art Institute of Atlanta, Art Foundations, Atlanta, GA. Coursework included Basic Drawing and Color Theory. Summer 2010- 2011

Visiting Lecturer, Ernest B. Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. Coursework included Oil Based Medium, Life Drawing, 2D Design, and Drawing 2. 2006-2008

Adjunct, Ernest B. Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. Drawing 2. Fall 2004

Instructor of Record,  Ernest B. Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. 2D Design. 2002-2003



Cover, The Flagpole Magazine, Athens, GA May 12, 2010

New American Paintings 15 Years, December 2009

Studio Visit Magazine, Juror Carl Belz, Curator Emeritus Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, November 2008

New American Paintings, MFA Annual, juror Lisa Dennison, chief curator of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, October 2002


Gallery Representation

Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC 2013-present

Seen Gallery, Decatur, GA 2010-2014

Vision Gallery, Atlantic Beach, NC 2009- 2011

Twinhouse Gallery, 2815 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 2005-2006



Decatur Arts Festival, Fine Arts Exhibition, Decatur GA 2011


Exhibitions and Awards

Touchstone Gallery, “Oh Life!”, Washington, DC, 2015 (Solo)

Yellow Barn Gallery, “Finding Our Way,” Glen Echo, MD, 2014 (Solo)

The Art league of Alexandria, Carolyn Zakaski Memorial Award, Best in Show, Alexandria, VA, December 2013 (Juried)

The Seen Gallery, New Artists Show, Decatur, GA, September 2010 (Invitational)

Top of the Stairs Gallery, Athens-Clarke County Library, Athens, GA, May 2010 (Invitational)

The Art Spot, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Atlanta, GA, April 2010 (Invitational)

Decatur Arts Festival, Fine Arts Exhibition, Decatur, GA 2009 (Juried)

Swan Coach House Gallery, “Little Things Mean A Lot,” Atlanta, GA, November 2008 (Invitational)

Gallery Walk at Terminus, “Waterscapes,” Atlanta, GA, July 2008 (Invitational)

Twinhouse Gallery, Introductions [05], group show featuring emerging artists to the Atlanta market, July 2005 (Invitational)

Eyedrum, “Green,” Atlanta, GA, March 2005 (Solo)

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, “Above and Below,” Atlanta, GA, June 2004 (Solo)

Decatur Arts Festival, Fine Arts Exhibition, Juried Show, Decatur, GA 2004

Seen Gallery, Spotlight on Decatur, Oakhurst, GA 2004 (Invitational)

Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2004 (Solo)

Georgia State MFA Thesis Exhibition, Georgia State University, 2003 (Solo)

Eyedrum, Film Screening, Atlanta, GA, September 2002

Semi-finalist, Georgia State University Film Festival, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2002

Binders Award, Student Show, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2002 (Juried)

The Artspot, “What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?”, Atlanta, GA, 2001 (Invitational)

“New Works,” Georgia State University Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2001

“Eighteen Months in Australia,” D Miles Gallery, Decatur, GA, 2000 (Solo)

“Recycle” D Miles Gallery, Decatur, GA, 1998 (Invitational)


Professional Associations

College Art Association, 2007-2011


Other Professional Experience

Advisor, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Career Development and Placement, Philadelphia, PA

Career Planning and Placement Advisor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Associate Director, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, Career Development Office, Haverford, PA

Counselor, Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH

Medical Sales Representative, Merck, Sharp and Dohme, West Point, PA