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Education

2018      MA, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

                      -Merit Scholarship

2017     BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                      -Merit Scholarship

2016      Korea University ISC Program, Seoul, South Korea

                       -Merit Scholarship

Selected Exhibitions

2018     A Project Lighten Initiative­, MINT at BrightHouse, Atlanta, Georgia

              MA Thesis Exhibition, Tarble Art Center, Charleston, Illinois

              Who Gon’ Check me Boo?, Gallery 1910, Charleston, Illinois

              Varsity Art XXII, Art Saint Louis Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri

2017      Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

              Pop-up show / Open Studio, Podesta Gallery, Charleston, Illinois

2016      Charlie Horse, Group show, Gallery 1922, Chicago, Illinois

2015      New Anatomies, Group show, Iridium, Chicago, Illinois

2013 – 14     A Walk In The Park, Exhibited in the U.S. Capitol building, Washington DC

Residency

2018     Hook Pottery Paper, Artist in Residence, Indiana

Professional Experience

2017 – 2018

Graphic Designer, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - College of Arts and Humanities Deans Office   

2017 – 2018     

Teaching Assistant, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Ceramics Multi-Level – Shane Lutzk)

 Awards

 2018    King-Mertz Award of Excellence in the College of Arts and Humanities - EIU

            Irene Couchman Buzzard Award

2017     Grant in Aid for Graduate Studies - Eastern Illinois University

               Scholarship Recipient – Chasing Paper, papermaking conference

2016     Merit Scholarship – Korea University ISC Program

2013 – 17     Merit Scholarship Recipient – The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 2013     Outstanding Achievement Award - Congressional Art Competition, Washington, DC

  Press

 Yngspc.com, featured interview, 2018

 Blue Room Magazine, featured artist, pg 141 – 149,  2018

 Improvisation Suspension, featured in Untitled Magazine issue number seven, 09/2017

First Catalog, pg 83, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, 2014

The Castle Pines Connection, Castle Rock, Colorado, June 01, 2013

Lectures

 2017      An Integrated Practice, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Visiting Artist and Lecture with Andrea Peterson’s Papermaking class. Chicago, Illinois.

Conferences

2017      Conference Participant – Chasing Paper (papermaking and bookbinding conference), Atlanta, GA. Organized by Friends of Dard Hunter – October 11-13, 2017

 -Scholarship Recipient

 Selected Collections

 Nick Cave - Private collection

William J. O’Brien – Private collection

Andrea Peterson & Jon Hook – Private Collection

Jiha Moon - Private Collection

Arpie Chuchucovich – Private collection