Lives and works in Boston, MA

2012 MFA (concentration in painting), School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
2006 BA in Studio Art, summa cum laude , Lawrence University, Appleton WI
2005 Art History and Italian studies in London and Florence
2002 Course work in Film Studies at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco CA
Art and Theatre Studies at UW Marathon County, Wausau WI

Teaching Experience
2012 Private Art Teacher, Boston MA
2008-2009 Private Art Teacher, Lincoln NE
2007-2009 Curriculum Mentor for the Gifted Program, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln NE
2006 Art Studio Assistant, Hands On Art Studio, Fish Creek WI

Freelance and Collaborative Work
2014 Personalized tattoo designs and portraits on commission
2012 Designed the masthead for a cooking blog
2011 Commissioned to produce a logo for Zipline Brewery, Lincoln NE
Created two posters for UWMC's production of Romeo and Juliet , Wausau WI
2008 Painted a work for performance artist Kelly Shaw Willman's piece, “inter-”
2006 Illustrated a 21-page children's book for the Ukrainian Power series, Appleton WI
2005 Produced scientific Illustrations for the geology department of Lawrence University, Appleton WI
2004 Worked as freelance Illustrator for Outlook Group Corp, Neenah WI
2001-2003 Designed and painted sets and props for three UWMC theatrical productions, Wausau WI
Created posters for UWMC Theater's Cabaret, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hedda Gabbler, Fiddler on the Roof, and
The Laramie Project , Wausau WI
Developed marketing materials for two full-length albums

Fine Arts: Painting (oils, acrylics, watercolors), drawing (graphite, pen and ink, charcoal), illustration
Crafts: Sewing, jewelry, collage, calligraphy
Computer: Image editing, word processing, internet research, social media marketing

Honors and Awards
2012 An SMFA nominee for the Joan Mitchell Grant
2012 Dana Pond Competition, Honorable Mention
2010 Winner, Springborn Fellowship
Montague Travel Grant for independent research in Amsterdam
2009 Dana Pond Competition, Honorable Mention
2006 Phi Beta Kappa
One of two Lawrence University nominees for the national Watson Fellowship
2002 Sole winner, Samuel Weiner Award for Academic Excellence
Appel Travel/Study Award for ten-day museum tour of Madrid, Barcelona, and Bilbao
Departmental Award for significant contribution in Theatre/Drama

2012 Totemic: MFA Thesis Exhibition , Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
2011 Museum School Art Sale
2010 Utopalypse , Yes.Oui.Si Gallery group exhibition
Museum School Art Sale
2009 Museum School Art Sale
Objects of Desire , Haydon Gallery juried exhibition
2008 Cartographic Revolutions , solo show, I & S Studio
2006 Senior Art Exhibition, Wriston Center Galleries, Lawrence University

2014 Drawing published in Maisonneuve: A Quarterly of Arts, Opinions, and Ideas. Spring 2014 issue. 
2012 Featured in “Six to Watch,” an annual article about promising MFA grads in The Boston Globe
2009 Two paintings published in Eleven-Eleven: A Journal of Literature and Art , issue 7
2005 Three works published in Tropos , the literary journal of Lawrence University

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