Resume

Born:

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

Education:

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, Mentored by Ellen Cooper

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      Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Curated by Alia El Bermani, Wayne J. Stark Galleries, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

               Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Curated by Alia El Bermani, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN

               Included in “Kristy Gordon: Journey of Dreams”, Curated by Tessa Kennedy, The Factory Main Floor Gallery, Long Island City Queens, NY

               American Women Artists Association Spring Online Juried Show

               Sight Unseen,Curated by Alia El Bermani, 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

Bibliography:

2017      American Art Collector, “A Turning Point” by Christine Egnoski,  June 2107 Issue 140, page 36

               Poets & Artist Magazine, “Sight Unseen”, February 2017 Issue 81,  pages 4 & 5

2015      Merge Records, Benji Hughes album cover, “Songs in the Key of Animals”

2014      The New York Optimist, Online Showcase, November 12th

2003     Elevate Magazine, “Funny How Things Work Out” by Andy Pfeiffer, December 

2002    The Charlotte Observer (front page article), “Charlotte Artist Brings Firehouse’ Soul to Acrylic”, by Tommy Tomlinson, September 11, 2002 

Teaching and Lecturing:

2017       National Academy Museum and School, Substitute for Kristy Gordon

2016       School of Visual Arts, Substitute for David Soman

2015        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

Organizations:

Portrait Society of America, Associate Member

American Women Artists, Associate with Distinction Member

PSoA Cecilia Beaux Forum, Member

NYAA Alumni Association, Member