1978      Atlanta, GA, Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


2008     MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2002      BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Additional Education:

2015       Portrait Society of America, Cecilia Beaux Forum Mentoring Program

2005      Studios Art Centers International, Florence Italy

Awards and Honors:

2016      Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, 4th place, Outside of the Box Category

                Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, Finalist, Non-Commissioned Portrait Category

2015       Finalist in The Artist’s Magazine 32nd Annual Competition

2014       Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, 2nd Place, Still Life Category

                Portrait Society of America Annual Conference Scholarship Receipiant

2008      Prince of Wales Painting Fellowship, Balleroy France

2005      Private Patronage for 4 months of travel in Europe.

Group Exhibitions:

2017      In Earnest, Women Painting Women Traveling Exhibition, Full location list released early 2017

               Sight Unseen, in conjunction with Poets & Artist Magazine, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO

2016      Picturing the Unprintable, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

               Lions, Tigers and Bears, The Vendue, Charleston, SC

               American Women Artist’s Association Annual National Juried Exhibition, Bennington Arts Center, Bennington, VT

               American Women Artists Association Spring Online Juried Show

2015      Portrait Society of Atlanta Fall Exhibition, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

              American Women Artist’s Association 25th National Juried Exhibition, Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ

               Annual Juried Non Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

               Studio 7 Gallery, Bernardsville, NJ

2014      Women Painting Women, Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC

2011      Can’t Hear the Revolution, Kunsthalle Galapogos Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010      Team Work, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

               Spring Exhibition, Gallery 109, Murray KY

2009     Take Home A Nude, New York Academy of Art, Sotheby’s New York, NY

               Summer Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2008     Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

               Balleroy Residency Show, Chateau de Balleroy, Normandy France

2007      Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2005      Verge, Queens Gallery, Charlotte, NC

                Tsunami Relief Benefit, Green Rice Gallery & The Sierra Club, Charlotte, NC

Solo Exhibitions:

2007      New Works, Green Rice Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2005      Wet Paint, Green Rice Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Teaching and Lecturing:

2015-16  School of Visual Arts, Substitute for David Soman

2015        New York Academy of Art, Teaching Assistant, Will Cotton Master Class

2015        Borough of Manhattan Community College, Drawing 1 Teaching Assistant

2012        New York Academy of Art, Anatomical Drawing, Teaching Assistant


Portrait Society of America, American Women Artists, PSoA Cecilia Beaux Forum, NYAA Alumni Association