curriculum vitae

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EDUCATION

-bachelor of arts - art history, virginia tech school of visual arts, 2016

-bachelor of fine arts - studio practices, virginia tech school of visual arts, 2016

continuing education

  • making connections: global impact of art & design conference, st. ambrose university, 2018

  • painting workshop & studio visit with kehinde wiley, virginia tech sova, 2014

  • collaborative drawing workshop with the four-footed fellows correspondence club, virginia tech sova, 2014

 

EXHIBITIONS & special projects

2021

-winner: vinyl street banner design contest | midtown raleigh alliance | raleigh, north carolina

2020

-1st place, best in show: harnett chalk art fest | harnett arts council | virtual

-public mural: commissioned for art beats | raleigh arts | downtown raleigh, north carolina

-third place: quad city arts' chalk art fest | virtual

-fundraiser: humbolt artists for blm | humbolt county, california

-workshop: with broadway playwright david henry hwang | augustana college | rock island, illinois

2019

-group invitational show: show your colors | qc pride & midcoast fine arts | davenport, iowa

-people's choice: big picture peoria street art festival | peoria, illinois

-juried show: moline international airport gallery | quad city arts | moline, illinois

-solo invitational show: EPICENE DREAM | artspace gallery | black hawk college | moline, illinois

-group invitational show: the birdhouse exhibit | mli airport gallery | quad city arts | moline, illinois

2018

-workshop: with environmental artist mary miss & the conservation club | river action | quad cities, iowa/illinois

-volunteer muralist: child abuse council | moline, illinois

-juried festival: all senses fest & lowland | rozz-tox | rock island, illinois

-juried show: rock the arts | quad city arts, midcoast fine arts & desoto studios | rock island, illinois

-group invitational show: the biannual city show | moline, illinois

-group invitational show: desoto studios | bucktown center for the arts | davenport, iowa

2017

-juried festival: gallery hop | downtown rock island, illinois

-solo invitational show: SLICE | star dog gallery | davenport, iowa

-solo juried show: CARVE | gallery west at the artery | rock island, illinois

-juried festival: all senses fest & lowland | rozz-tox | rock island, illinois

-juried festival: ya maka my weekend reggae fest | the district | rock island, illinois

-collaborative event: the abandoned art project | east coast, u.s.a.

2016

-invitational: selected for progeny film festival, student films | the lyric theatre | blacksburg, virginia

-solo invitational show: SEE//SELF | patrick henry community college | martinsville, virginia

-makerspace: co-founded the museum of the shenandoah valley makerspace | winchester, virginia

-group show: DIG | the armory gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-group show: SOVA | p. buckley moss center for the arts | blacksburg, virginia

-juried show: SMACK | pop-up gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-installation: seance group performance | xyz gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-installation & performance: procession | the armory gallery | blacksburg, virginia

2015

-interactive installation: the invisible piano | seamus conference | blacksburg, virginia

-installation: budd's trailer | the armory main floor | blacksburg, virginia

-juried show: student-led group show | xyz gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-installation & performance: daeva for npr tiny desk | blacksburg, virginia

2014

-didactic research: to market we go at XYZ gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-group invitational show: do you love me? | XYZ gallery | blacksburg, virginia

-collaborative event: the amy poehler project | blacksburg, virginia

2013

-installation: the dome project | outdoor interactive installation | blacksburg, virginia

 

SELECTED LECTURES, workshops, residencies

-artspace | teaching artist | raleigh, north carolina | 2021

-Black Hawk College | artist talk for EPICENE DREAM | moline illinois | 2019

-qc co-lab | resident artist | davenport, iowa | 2018-2019

-girl scouts of america | summer art activity leader | rock island, illinois | 2018

-mary miss | environmental art workshop with river action | quad cities, iowa/illinois | 2018

-handicapped development center | visiting artist resident teacher | davenport, iowa | 2018

-desoto studios | resident artist | rock island, illinois | 2017-2018

-the current iowa/marriott autograph collection hotels | all-staff lecture series on art collection | 2017

-museum of the shenandoah valley | makerspace instructor, all ages | winchester, virginia | 2016

-walker fine arts center | artist talk for SEE//SELF | martinsville, virginia | 2016

-Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | personal mythologies and their publics research symposium | richmond virginia | 2015

PUBLICATIONS, press, awards

-lurch magazine | bunny issue | 2021

-winner: midtown raleigh alliance street banner design contest | 2021

-best in show: harnett arts council chalk festival | 2020

-3rd place: quad city arts' chalk art fest | 2020

-People's choice winner: big picture peoria festival | draw for a cause event | 2019

-the bite zine | cryptid issue | 2019

-eddy magazine | volume 8 issue 4 | cover article featuring Mary Miss | 2018

-semi-finalist: sheetz art contest | 2018

-average arts magazine | august issue | 2017

-progeny film festival | selected student short film for syd | 2016

-virginia tech school of visual arts | teaching assistant | 2016

-seamus conference | the invisible piano | interactive multi-channel video project installation | 2015

-collegiate times | featured article | “poehler panic: art project leads to frenzy over comedienne” | 2014

VOLUNTEER WORK

-general volunteer/muralist, designer, fund-raiser | foodnotbombs, raleigh & durham nc | 2020-2021

-general volunteer/muralist, designer, fund-raiser | future economy collective/southpaw, blacksburg va | 2020-2021

-advisory board member | black hawk college music department, moline il | 2018-2019

-event coordinator/general volunteer | quad cities unity pride: pride week, quad cities ia/il | 2018-2019

-muralist | child abuse council building | moline il | 2018

-art teacher | handicapped development center, davenport ia | 2018

-general volunteer | john deere classic: birdies for charity, silvis il | 2018

-activity leader | girl scouts of america summer camps, rock island, il | 2018

-veterans at home documentary crew, clean-up crew | history club service project, shenandoah valley va | 2011

-general volunteer | c-cap food relief, winchester va | 2008-2012

COLLECTIONS

-john deere permanent art collection

-desoto studios

-ms. victoria javier