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CURRENT/UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2014 - present

New Work, Good Art Company, Fredericksburg, Texas.

2012 - present

New Work, Canyon Road Contemporary Art, Sante Fe, New Mexico.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2014

Instructor, "The Fine Art of Oil Painting" courses, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

2013

Instructor, ART 1020 2-Dimensional Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Instructor, "The Fine Art of Oil Painting" courses, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

2012

Instructor, DPP 3300 Painting with Oil Based Media and ART 1010 Drawing I, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Instructor, "The Fine Art of Oil Painting" courses, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

2011

Instructor, ART 1020 2-Dimensional Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Instructor, "The Fine Art of Oil Painting" courses, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

2008-2010

Instructor, ART 112 Drawing I, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, Fall 2009/Spring 2010.

Instructor, ART 102 Two-Dimensional Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, Fall 2008/Spring 2009.

Instructor, Beginning Drawing and Beginning Painting Courses, Wisconsin Union Mini Courses, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, Winter/Spring/Summer sessions.

COLLECTIONS

Emma Roberts, Los Angeles, California.

Shawn Pyfrom, Los Angeles, California.

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, Indiana.

Discovery Learning Research Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

Several other private collections.

PUBLICATIONS

2014

KNEON Magazine, Issue 10.

2012

Direct Art, Volume 19, 2012/2013.

2010

Still Point Art Gallery: Selections From 2010 Exhibitions Catalog, Still Point Art Gallery, 2010.

21 Under 31 Emerging Artist Competition, Southwest Art Magazine, 2010.

Direct Art, Volume 17, Fall/Winter 2010.

Visual Overture Magazine, Spring 2010.

2009

Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2009.

SHAPED/PAUSE: Contemporary Still Life Exhibition Catalog, v. 40, Manifest Gallery.

2008

Feature article (by Nicholas Cornelius) in Corker Magazine, Issue 1/Autumn 2008.

2007

Direct Art, Volume 14, Fall/Winter 2007.

EXHIBITIONS

2013

"Touchy Subjects - Art, Sex and Humor: Selections from the Kinsey Institute" (Group exhibition), Sarah M. Hurt and Allen W. Clowes Gallery, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 27 through November 24.

2012

"SPOTLIGHT" (Group exhibition), Welch Gallery, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Atlanta, Georgia, May 24 through July 31.

2011

New work (Group exhibition), Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2010 through 2011.

"Toys: re-invent, re-imagine, re-discover" (Group exhibition), Main Gallery, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell, Maryland, October 14, 2011 through January 8, 2012.

"Show of Heads" (Group exhibition), Limner Gallery, Hudson, New York, November 3 through November 27. *Best in Show*

Annual National Juried Exhibition. Juror: William Bailey, Prince Street Gallery, Chelsea, New York, July 12 through July 30.

2010

"Beef Cake" (Group exhibition), Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, December 2010.

"Figuratively Speaking." (Group exhibition), EYA ~ Emerging Young Artists Organization, Village Gallery, Montgomery, Alabama, November 6 through November 22.

"He is the True Artist whose life is his material." (Group online exhibition), Still Point Art Gallery, August 10 through October 12.

"American Portraits: Diversity in Our Land" (Group online exhibition), Still Point Art Gallery, May 5, 2010 through August 10, 2011.

"Time to Put Away Your Childish Things...And Turn Them into Art" (with Morgan Sims), Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin, April 12 through June 24.

"I'll Stop the World and Melt with You" (MFA Thesis Exhibition), 7th-Floor Gallery, Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, March 19 through March 26.

FORWARD Exhibition, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, February 10 through February 13.

2009

"Show of Heads" (Group exhibition), Limner Gallery, Hudson, New York, November 5 through November 28.

"PAUSE: Contemporary Still Life" (Group exhibition), Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 6 through December 4.

"The Things Dreams Are Made Of" (Solo exhibition), University of Wisconsin Union Theater Gallery, June 5 through July 31.

"New Work" (Solo exhibition), Beefmaster Online Art Gallery, March 1 through April 1.

2008

"2D" (Group exhibition), The Project Lodge, Madison, Wisconsin, August 1 through August 14.

Third Annual Juried Erotic Art Exhibition, Kinsey Institute Gallery, The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, Indiana, April 11 through July 25.

New England International Erotic Art Festival, Provincetown, Massachusetts, June 6 through June 8.

"THIS IS NOT PAINTING" (Group exhibition, organized by Paul Baker Prindle), Sterling Hall, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, April 17 through April 25.

Group exhibition, Gail Floether Steinhilber Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Wisconsin, April 1 through April 18.

"Works on Paper" (Group exhibition), 7th-Floor Gallery, Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, March 24 through March 28.

"Fresh" (Group exhibition), 7th-Floor Gallery, Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, February 16 through February 28.

2007

"Below the Belt" with Alyissa Dzaugis, 734 Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, November 2 through November 5.

27th Annual Lawrence Art Auction, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, March 12 through April 14.

Works in the Lincoln Café (café featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, May 2004), Mount Vernon, Iowa, January 28 through March 11.

2006

"Patterns, Rhythms, Cycles" (Group exhibition), Hoosier Salon Fine Arts Gallery - Broad Ripple, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 17 through March 25.

2005

Group exhibition, Checkered Space Gallery, University of Iowa Art Building, Iowa City, Iowa, December 3 through December 9.

"Recent Paintings" (Solo exhibition), Checkered Space Gallery, University of Iowa Art Building, Iowa City, Iowa, October 24 through October 28.

Group exhibition, The Space Gallery, Mount Vernon, Iowa, August 6 through September 30.

Works in The Space Gallery, Mount Vernon, Iowa, October 2004 through October 2005.

Hoosier Salon 81st Annual Exhibition, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 1 through September 5.

2004

Group exhibition (coordinated by and featuring David Dunlap), ICON/Gallery 51 East, Fairfield, Iowa, May 6 through June 18.

BFA Painters' group exhibition, Blank Honors Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, April 15 through April 28.

Hoosier Salon 80th Annual Exhibition, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 19 through September 19.

"The Evil Doers" (Group exhibition), The Space Gallery, Mount Vernon, Iowa, October 15 through October 31.

Works in the Lincoln Café (café featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, May 2004), Mount Vernon, Iowa, September 13 through October 25.

Group exhibition, Checkered Space Gallery, University of Iowa Art Building, Iowa City, Iowa, September 6 through September 10.

Self-portrait displayed in the 2nd Annual Self-Portrait Exhibition, Memorial Union, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Summer 2004.

"Impressionistic Series" (Solo exhibition) Russell D. Cole Library Gallery, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, June 4 through July 31.

"Chickens Series" (Solo exhibition) Lincoln Café (café featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, May 2004), Mount Vernon, Iowa, January 11 through February 22.

"Chicken Portraits" (Solo exhibition), Grant Fredericks Gallery, Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana, December 1, 2003 through March 26.

2003

Hoosier Salon 79th Annual Exhibition, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 18 through September 21.

EDUCATION & BACKGROUND

2010

Masters of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Wisconsin Art Department.

2005

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Iowa School of Art and Art History.

2003

Attended Indiana University, majoring in History of Art.

2001

Bachelors of Science in Management and a Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Communications, Purdue University.

Born and raised on a small farm outside of West Lafayette, Indiana. Began painting in 2003. Has lived in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Georgia.

Updated: 3/23/2014