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EDUCATION:


2012               MFA, 2D Studio, Idaho State University


2002               BFA, Painting and Drawing, University of Utah


1995-97         Liberal arts studies, Westminster College of Salt Lake City


1994-95         Liberal arts studies, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:


2016-              Adjunct Faculty, Pierce College, WA


                            2D-Design

                            Drawing

                            Art Appreciation


2012-13         Adjunct Faculty, College of Southern Idaho –EITC extension

                             Art History I (Prehistoric – Gothic)
                             Art History II (14th century – Contemporary)


2008-13         Art Instructor, Idaho Falls Arts Council


2005-07         Art Instructor, Plymouth Arts Council, Plymouth, WI


2005-06         Art Instructor, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:


2013-              Gallery Coordinator, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA


2009-13         Arts and Culture Writer, Idaho Falls Magazine, Idaho Falls, ID


2008-13         Curator of Exhibitions, Willard Arts Center, Idaho Falls, ID


BOARDS, COMMITTEES, and PANELS:


​2017             Panelist, ArtsWA Project Support Grants             


2016-            Washington State Curator Roster, ArtsWA


2016-            Board of Directors, Olympia Artspace Alliance


2013-            Committee member, Gallery committee, South Puget Sound Community College


2013-             Committee member, F(acilitating) I(ndigenous) R(evolution) through  E(ducation) Summit                            committee, South Puget Sound Community College


2011-13        Board of Directors, Idaho Falls Historic Downtown Foundation


SELECT EXHIBITION RECORD:


2017          Bar Francis, Three Portraits, Olympia, WA


2017          Fulcrum Gallery, Artist Mythos, Tacoma, WA


2017          Carr Gallery, A Knobel Endeavor, Idaho Falls, ID


2017          Seattle University, Artists Search for Meaning, Seattle, WA


2017​          Pierce College, Faculty Exhibition, Puyallup, WA


2016          Skagit Valley College, Strangely Familial (solo exhibition), Mt. Vernon, WA


2016          The Gallery at TCC, Nathan Barnes, Barlow Palminteri (two person exhibition), Tacoma, WA


2016          Midland College, Strangely Familial (solo exhibition), Midland, TX


2015          The Gallery at SPSCC, Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Olympia, WA


2015          Salon Refu, Strangely Familial  (solo exhibition), Olympia, WA


2014          The Gallery at TCC, 11th Annual Locals Show, Tacoma, WA


2014          Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Gallery, Open Ended (solo exhibition), Lakewood, WA


2014          The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Five, Idaho Falls, ID


2013          The Gallery at SPSCC, Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Olympia, WA


2013          The Gallery at TCC, 10th Annual Locals Show, Tacoma, WA


2013          The Emerson Center, Nathan Barnes, Ben Duke (two person exhibition), Bozeman, MT


2013          Thomas Studio Art Gallery, Open Ended (solo exhibition), Olympia, WA


2012          Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Camp Out, Ketchum, ID


2012          UVU Woodbury Museum, Art of Our Century, Provo, UT


2012          Springville Museum of Art, 88th Annual Utah Spring Salon, Springville, UT


2012          ISU, Davis Gallery, Old Voices, New Ears (solo exhibition) Pocatello, ID


2011          Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Paints Idaho, Idaho Falls, ID


2011          UVU Woodbury Museum, Art of Our Century, Provo, UT


2011          Springville Museum of Art, 87th Annual Utah Spring Salon, Springville, UT


2010          UVU Woodbury Museum, Art of Our Century, Provo, UT


2009          Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Paints Idaho, Idaho Falls, ID


2006          Plymouth Art Center, Different Strokes, Plymouth, WI

2004          Eccles Art Center, 30th Annual Statewide Competition, Ogden, UT

2004          Bountiful Davis Art Center, 73rd Annual Statewide Competition, Bountiful, UT

2004          Springville Museum of Art, 80th Annual Utah Spring Salon, Springville, UT

2003          Bountiful Davis Art Center, 72nd Annual Statewide Competition, Bountiful, UT

2002          University of Utah, Union Gallery, Seeing Clearly (solo exhibition), Salt Lake City, UT

EXHIBITIONS CURATED or COORDINATED:

2017       2017 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2017       12th Annual Student Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2017       Joe Hedges: Empirical Evidence, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2017       Matika Wilbur: Indigenous Land, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2017       Fine Art Postcard Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       Margaret Noble: Resonating Objects, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       2016 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       11th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       Embroidered Spaces, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       Systems of Place, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       Collaboration Installation: ANCESTRAL TUNNEL, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2016       Fine Art Postcard Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2015       Native American Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA 

2015       SPSCC Faculty and Staff Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA   

2015       Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2015       Her Story, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2015       Collaboration Installation w/ Aisha Harrison, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2015       Fine Art Postcard Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       Native American Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       Take Everything, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       Mining the Ego, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       9th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       The Meaning of Wood, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       Gothic Forest, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2014       Fine Art Postcard Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2013       Native American Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2013       Faculty and Staff Art Exhibition, The Gallery at KJMCFA, SPSCC, Olympia, WA

2013       Woven Motion, Willard Arts Center, Hall Community Gallery, ID

2013       Reflections, Willard Arts Center, Hall Community Gallery, ID

2013       Primordial, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2013       Inside Armature, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2013       6th Annual Idaho Falls National Exhibition, Carr Gallery/Hall Community Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2013       To Be Continued…, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2013        Off the Walls!  Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2012        Transforming Hate, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2012        Environmental Considerations, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2012        The Japanese Woodblock Print: An Extension of the Impermanent, traveling exhibition

2012        5th Annual Idaho Falls Juried Exhibition, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2011        4th Annual Idaho Falls Juried Exhibition, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2011        Creepy, Cuddly, Sexy, Beautiful, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2010        3rd Annual Idaho Falls Juried Exhibition, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2010        Jenny Balisle and Lou Pirro, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2009        2nd Annual Idaho Falls Juried Exhibtiion, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

2009        Expression of Italy, Willard Arts Center, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

HONORS AND GRANTS:

2017        SPSCC Classified Staff Professional Development Award

2015        SPSCC Classified Staff Professional Development Award

2013        Idaho Commission on the Arts, Artist Quickfunds, Grant Recipient

2011        UVU Woodbury Museum of Art, Art of Our Century, Merit Award

2011        Springville Museum of Art, 88th Annual Utah Spring Salon, Merit Award

2011        VSA Idaho, Grant Recipient

2009        Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, River Rocks Plein Air Competition, Third Place

2009        Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Paints Idaho, Best Figure Painting

2005        Cedarburg Art Center, Cedarburg Plein Air Competition, Honorable Mention

2004        Bountiful Davis Art Center, 73rd Annual Statewide Competition, Honorable Mention

2003        Bountiful Davis Art Center, 72nd Annual Statewide Competition, Second Place

2001        University of Utah, Anne Cannon Scholarship, Finalist

2000        University of Utah, Carmen Christensen Scholarship, Recipient

VISITING ARTIST/CURATOR AND GUEST LECTURES:

2017        Panorama City, Guest Lecture, May 2, 2017

2016        The Gallery at TCC, Guest Lecture. July 13, 2016

2016        Pierce College Fort Steilacoom American Mosaics, Visiting Artist. Spring 2016

2016        SPSCC Math 101, Visiting Artist. Olympia, WA. Spring 2016

2016        Pierce College Fort Steilacoom American Mosaics, Visiting Artist. Winter 2015

2016        WCPA "Center Salon", Guest Lecture: Current Work. Olympia, WA. Feb. 6, 2016

2016        Midland College, Visiting Artist. Midland, Texas. Jan. 31 - Feb. 5, 2016

2015        SPSCC Math 101, Guest Lecture: The Impact of the Unexpected. Olympia, WA. Spring 2015

2015        Salon Refu, Guest Lecture: Strangely Familial. Olympia, WA. May 9, 2015

2014        Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Guest Lecture: Open Ended. Lakewood, WA. October 23, 2014

2014        SPSCC Art Appreciation, Guest Lecture: Open Ended. Olympia, WA. September, 2014

2012         Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Guest Lecture: The Japanese  Woodblock Print: An Extension of the Impermanent. Great Falls, MT. May  30, 2012

2012        Red Lion Hotel, City Club, Guest Lecture:  The Japanese Woodblock Print: An Extension of the Impermanent. Idaho  Falls, ID. January 11, 2012

2011        Bonneville High School, Artist in Residence, Idaho Falls, ID. April-May, 2011

2011        Shelley High School, Guest Lecture: Speaking Volumes, Transforming Hate. Shelley, ID. November 14, 2011

2011         Bonneville Youth Detention Center, Guest Lecture: Speaking Volumes,  Transforming Hate. Idaho Falls, ID. November 14, 2011

2011        Idaho State University, Guest Lecture: ISU Graduate Student Community Presentations. Pocatello, ID. September, 2011

2010        Idaho State University, Guest Lecture: ISU Graduate Student Community Presentations. Pocatello, ID. September 2010

2009        Idaho State University, Guest Lecture: ISU Graduate Student Community Presentation. Pocatello, ID. September 2009