As an artist I am compelled to develop artwork based on color, composition, creativity, and contrast. I strive for technical excellence. My work is an extension of myself and expresses my thoughts, feelings, and vision as an artist.

Awards

2016, First Place and People's Choice Award, Swanton Fine Art Exhibition, Valleywood Gold Culb, Swanton,           Ohio

2015, First Place Works on Paper, 71st Ohio Annual Exhibition, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, Ohio

2015, People's Choice & Second Place, Swanton Fine Art Exhibition, Swanton, Ohio

2011, Molly Morepeth Canaday Award for Painting, 93rd Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of                 Art, Toledo, Ohio

2010, Leonardo da Vinci Award, Salon de Refuse, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2009, Second Place, A Different Perspective, Findlay Art League, Findlay, Ohio

2009, Picasso Award & Honorable Mention, Prizm Member's Show, Bowling Green State University,                         Bowling Green, Ohio

2005, Third Award, 87th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

2005, Award of Merit & Hancock youth Leadership Award, 29th Annual Jurried Show, Findlay Art League,               Findlay, Ohio

Purchase Award, 86th Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

2003, Best of Show, Roots of Diversity Multicultural Exhibition, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo,             Ohio

2002, Second Place, Roots of Diversity Multicultural Exhibition, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo,             Ohio

2002, Award of Merit, The Healing Power of Art National Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington,                       Kentucky

2002, Award for Outstanding Work, Skokie 40th Annual Art Festival, Skokie, Illinois

2002, Second Place, Salon de Refuse, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio


publications

  • Toledo Blade, Thursday November 3, 2016, Around Town
  • Toledo Balde, August 28, 2011
  • Toledo Museum of Art, Artmatters, September-December 2011
  • Toledo Museum of Art, Artmatters, January-April 2011
  • Toledo Museum of Art, Late 2011 Exhibition Brochure
  • 93rd Toledo Area Artists 2011 Exhibition Catalog
  • The City Paper, November 10, 2010
  • The Perrysburg Journal, June 2010
  • Toledo Blade, Janurary 28, 2005
  • The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, May 2005
  • The city Paper, September 2001

gallery representation

(custom gallery)

Toledo Museum of Art, Collector's Corner, Toledo, Ohio 419-255-8000

Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio 


exhibitions

2016, Swanton Fine Art Exhibition, Valleywood Gold Club, Swanton, Ohio

          The Artist Kitchen Invitational Exhibition, Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio

          7th Annual NOWOH Show, Dorthy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Art Center, Bowling Green             State University, bowling Green, Ohio

2015, 93rd Annual All-Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor Michigan

          Swanton Fine Art Exhibition, Valleywood Golf Club, Swanton, Ohio

          2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Cox Fine Art Center, Columbus, Ohio

          71st Ohio Annual Exhibition, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, Ohio

          People on Paper Show, Community Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

2014, 7th Annual NOWOH Show, The Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Art Center, Bowling              Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2012, Now Wow Project National/International Exhibition, Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio

          5th Annual NOWOH Show, The Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Art Center, Bowling             Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2011, 93rd Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Ohio

          Prizm Creative Community Show, Community Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo,             Ohio

2010, Salon de Refuse, Parkwood Gallery, The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo,             Ohio

2009, 2nd Annual NOWOH Show, The Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Art Center, Bowling              Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

           A Different Perspective, Findlay Art League, Findlay , OHio

          Member's Exhibition, Prizm Creative Community, The Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine           Art Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 

2008, Spring Exhibition, Lima Art Space, Lima, Ohio

          90th Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

2007, Garden Exhibit, Parkwood Gallery, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

          Faculty Exhibition, Walter E, Terhune Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo,                   Ohio

         Faces Exhibition, Walter E, Terhune Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo,                    Ohio

2006, Faculty Exhibition, Walter E, Terhune Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo,                   Ohio

2005, 29th Annual Juried Show, Findlay Art League, Findlay, Ohio

          Art on the Mall, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2004, Faculty Exhibition, Walter E, Terhune Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo,                   Ohio

          86th Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

          5 X 7 Group Show, Eberly Center, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2003, 85th Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

          16th Annual Roots of Diversity Multicultural Exhibition, Seagate Center, Arts                             Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

          The Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, Ohio

2002, Great Lakes Pastel Society Regional Exhibition, Birmingham, Michigan

          15th Annual Roots of Diversity Multicultural Exhibition, Seagate Center, Arts                             Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio  

          The Healing Power of Art National Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington,                         Kentucky

          Solo Show, The Franciscan Center, Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio

          The Salon de Refuse Show, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, Ohio

2001, Solo Show, SeaGate Gallery, Toledo, Ohio

          The Nude 2001 National/International Exhibition, Lexington Art League,  Lexington,                   Kentucky

          2nd Annual Photography Exhibition, Turning Point Gallery, Washington D.C.

          83th Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

2000, Harrisburg 72nd Annual National/International Exhibition, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

          Solo Show, The Franciscan Center, Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio    

 


education

 

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, Masters in Education, Curriculum/Teaching
  • Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, BFA, Illustration/Advertising
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston Louisianan, European Study Program, Italy, Greece, France

upcoming

events

My work is displayed at the Toledo Museum of Art's Collector's Corner