Education

2015   Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo  Michigan

 

Group Exhibitions

2016 RAW ARTISTS; Roseland Theater; Portland, Oregon

2016  Artist of the Month; Alberta Street Gallery; Portland, Oregon

2015  Chocolate and Art Show; Pacific Northwest College; Portland, Oregon

2015  Trooping Colors Exhibition; Credit Union; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015  Art Prize; Western Michigan University; Grand Rapids, Michigan

2015   Winter Exhibition; Winstons; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   Artist of the Month; Wyndham Apartments; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   Leviathan; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   PIC Fairy Tales; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Spare Change Exhibition; South Khorman; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Art Prize; Western Michigan University; Grand Rapids, Michigan

2014   Life of Pi Exhibition; Portage, Michigan

2014   Annual Student Exhibition; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Mash Up Exhibition; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Divided by Definition; Park Trades Center; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Batik Workshop Exhibition; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2013   Abstract Diction; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2013   MODA Art Gala; Kalamazoo’s Institute of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2013   Spare Change; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo Michigan

2012   Annual Foundation Show; Frostic School of Art; Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Curated Exhibitions

2015   Foundations Show; Winstons; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   Winter Exhibition; Winstons; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   Leviathan; Richmond Center for Visual Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   The Kalamazoo Self Portraiture Project; Richmond Center for Visual Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Independent Showings and Exhibitions

2016 Artist of the Month; Red Magnolia Salon; Portland Oregon

2016 Artist of the Month; Koi Pod Salon; Portland, Oregon

2016 Artist of the Month; Corrier Coffee; Portland, Oregon

2016  Artist of the Month; Cafe Voila; Portland, Oregon

2015   Featured Artist; Higher Grounds Coffee; Atlanta, Georgia      

2015   Art Hop; Park Trades Center; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2015   Art Fair; Elkhart, Indiana

2015   Interconnections; Richmond Center for Visual Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Kalamazoo’s Bi-annual Art Hop; Park Trades Center; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   Solo Showing at Fourth Coast; Fourth Coast Café; Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Presentations

2015   Artist Talk; Wyndham Apartments; Kalamazoo, Michigan

2014   KIA Art Break; Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigagn

 

Publications


2015 Henry B Vandercook; Wes Freeland Publication; Kalamazoo, MI

2015  Featured artist for Smash Magazine; Kalamazoo; MI

2013  Illustrator for Forbes & Fifth Magazine; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh

            PA

 

Honors and Awards

2015   Deans List

2015   Gwen Frostic Art Star Award

2014   Angie Gayman Carmer Scholarship

2014   Friends of the Richmond Center Grant

2014   Gwen Frostic Scholarship

2014   Deans List

2013   Gwen Frostic Scholarship

2012   Deans List

2012   Gwen Frostic Scholarship

2011   Deans List

2011   Frostic School of Art Freshman Scholarship

2011   Michelle Gornick Art Scholarship

 

Membership/Organizations

2016   Marketing/Social Chair of Alberta Street Gallery

2015   President of Modern Painters Society

2015   Member of Photography & Intermedia Collective 

2014   President of Modern Painter’s Society

2014   Vice President of Modern Painter’s Society

2013   Social Chair of Modern Painter’s Society

 

Additional Experience/Volunteer work

2014   Open Studio Night

2014   WIDR Block Party Art Booth

2014   Kalamazoo’s Institute of Art Art Fair

2014   Foundation Day Tour Guide

2014   Kalamazoo’s Parks and Recreation Art Instructor

2013   Batik Workshop

2013   Open House painter

2013   Bronco Bash Frostic School of Art representative

2013   Art Council’s Art Hop of Kalamazoo

2013   Kalamazoo’s Parks and Recreation Instructor