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EDUCATION

2021 MFA Candidate, Rhode Island School of Design, RI
2012 BA Fine Arts Studio, Judson University, Elgin, IL (Summa Cum Laude)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 Kindred Doubts, Semeiotic Gallery, First Free Church, Chicago, IL (solo show)
2018 The Discomfort of Being an Abiding Presence, First Congregational Church, Glen Ellyn, IL (solo show)
      Fall Art Showcase, Artpie Galleries, Waukegan, IL
      Interfaith Biennial, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
      7th Annual Square Foot Show, The Arts of Life, Glenview, IL
      Family, Village Hall, Lincolnwood, IL
2016 Are We Not of Interest to Each Other (two person show), Uptown Arts Center, Chicago, IL
       Collective: Process, Bean's & Bagels, Chicago, IL
2015 Collective: For(a)ging,  Hammond Art Center, Hammond, IN
2013 Art on the 8th, Elgin Art Showcase, Elgin, IL 
2012 On Divining and Dwelling, The Brick Gallery, Edison, WA (solo show)
        Juried Student Competition, Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL
       Encountering the Absent and the Studies of What Remains, Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL   
2011 Tapped 2, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
      Eden Explored, Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL
      Juried Student Competition, Juror Cameron Anderson, Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2019 Artist Talk, Interfaith Biennial, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2018 Curator, Art of Protest / Art of Dreams: Contemporary printmaking exhibition and event series
       featuring over forty artists, co-curated with Cherith Lundin, Wheaton College, IL
2016 Artist Participant, Wilson Studio Intensive, directed by Tim Lowly, North Park University, Chicago, IL
       Guest Critic, Senior projects at North Park University, Chicago, IL
2015 Guest Critic, Senior projects at North Park University, Chicago, IL
2014 Guest Critic, Senior projects at Judson University, Elgin, IL
2012 Juror, High School Student Show, Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL

AWARDS

2019 RISD Fellowship
2019 The Professor Baruch Kirschenbaum Term Scholarship
2012 Academic Achievement Award, Judson University
    Achievement in Fine Art, Department Award, Judson University
2011 Best In Show, Juried Student Competition
2010 Art Merit Scholarship, Judson University, Elgin, IL