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EDUCATION

2023 - 25 Master of Fine Arts Candidate Rhode Island School of Design

2019 - Bachelor of Fine Arts with Emphasis in Sculpture University of Central Oklahoma

2018 - Minor in Global Art & Visual Culture University of Central Oklahoma

EXPERIENCE

2023

  • Contracted Art Handler for True Nature: Rodin and the Age of Impressionism, OKCMOA & LACMA, OK. 

  • Contracted Art Handler for Art and Activism at Tougaloo College, OKCMOA, OK. 

2022-23

  • Curator of Museums and Collections, College of Fine Arts and Design at University of Central Oklahoma

2022

  • Contracted Art Handler for Oklahoma State Capitol Collection, Oklahoma Arts Council, OK. 

  • Selected Spotlight Artist, Momentum '22, TAP Architecture, OK.

  • Contracted Art Handler for Super Natural Exhibition, 21C Museum Hotels

2021

  • Contracted Art Handler for College of Fine Art and Design Dean's Exhibition at University of Central Oklahoma

2020-22

  • Studio Tech/ Melton Gallery Assistant for the College of Art and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma

2019

  • Guest Instructor at High school Days event at the University of Central Oklahoma

  • Collaborating artist in Symbiotic, Mid America Arts Alliance

2015 -19

  • Assisting Installations at T, an Urban Teahouse

2018

  • Sculpture Studio Technician University of Central Oklahoma

  • Contracted Art Handler for Pop Stars Exhibition 21 C Museum Hotels

2017

  • Collaborating artist in Feather in a Glass Fresh Paint Performance Lab

Exhibitions

2023 

  • Sculpture Triennial, Group Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, RI.

  • ArtHouse Tulsa, X, Group Exhibition, Tulsa, OK

  • Solo Exhibition, DNA Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK.

2022

  • 12x12 Exhibition, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Local Guest Artist at 21C Museum Hotel, Oklahoma City, OK. 

  • Momentum '22 Spotlight Artist, TAP Architecture, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Momentum '22 Spotlight Preview 21C Museum Hotel Oklahoma City, OK. 

2021

  • Art Now 2021, Oklahoma Contemporary Exhibition, OK.

2020-22

  • 24 Works on Paper, Traveling Exhibition by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, OK.

2019

  • What is Progress? - Solo Collaboration with 1984 Studios, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Solo Exhibition, Coffee Slingers, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Group Exhibition, Art Hall Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Senior Capstone Exhibition, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

  • Solo Exhibition, T, an Urban Teahouse, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • W.A.V Festival, ACM@UCO in Bricktown, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Symbiotic, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

2018

  • NSAD Student Exhibition, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

  • Solo Exhibition, T, an Urban Teahouse, Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Texas Sculpture Conference, 5&J Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

  • Collaboration, Gimme Shelter with Elizabeth Gerdeman, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

2017

  • Plaza Festival Artist, Plaza District,  Oklahoma City, OK.

  • Fresh Paint Performance lab, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK.Feather in a Glass

  • Momentum '17, DNA Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK.

201- 18 

  • Nursery Gallery Exhibition, The Nursery, Oklahoma City, OK.

2014 -15 

  • Tour De Quartz, Gilcrease Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK.

Curated Exhibitions

2023

  • ​Meriem Wakrim: Moments of a Scene, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

  • Eric Perry: Takes of Village, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

  • Senior Capstone Exhibition Spring 2023, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

2022

  • Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

  • Shelby Head: Am I that Name?, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

  • Intimate Gestures of Gender in Dance, Collaboration with Shelby Head and the UCO School of Dance, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma  

  • Dia de Los Muertos: Celebration, Krottinger Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma 

  • Senior Capstone Exhibition Fall 2022, Melton Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2022- Viewers Choice Award, Momentum '22

2020- Creative Project Grant - Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition 

2019 - College of Fine Arts and Design Class Marshall at The University of Central Oklahoma

2014 - 19 President’s Honor Roll, UCO
2018 - College of Fine Arts and Design Dean’s Recognition Recipient, UCO

2018 - Dale McConathy Scholarship for the Arts, UCO 

2017 - Freda J. Cross Scholarship for the Arts, UCO

 

RELATED SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

2019

  • Presentation of Art Historical Research, "Stolen Identity: Filipino Colonial Mentality Seen Through Contemporary Artwork",                Asian Studies Conference at University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

  • Poster Presentation of Art Historical Research, "Stolen Identity: Filipino Colonial Mentality Seen Through Contemporary                      Artwork" National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2018

  • Presentation of Art Historical Research, "Taking the Veil: A Comparative Exploration of French Veiling Customs...", Library Research day at University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

  • Poster Presentation of Art Historical Research, "Taking the Veil: A Comparative Exploration of French Veiling Customs",                        National Conference of Undergraduate Research at University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

2017 

  • Presentation of Art Historical Research, "An Exploration of Gender and Sexuality: The Surrealistic works of Leonor Fini",          University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

RELATED AFFILIATIONS / VOLUNTEER SERVICE

2022 - Steam Roller Print Fest, Ink rolling Teammate, ArtSpace at Unititled

2021 - OK Art Crawl, Participating Artist, Artspace at Untitled 

2020- Guest Artist on Oklahoma Critique Night Event, Hosted by Curators Jarica Walsh and Jennifer Scanlan

2019 - Membership in UCO Student Art Association
2018 - 19 Dean's Student Advisory Council member for the College of Fine Arts & Design
2018 - Volunteer Sculpture Assistant High School Art Day at UCO
2017 - Volunteer Sculpture Assistant High School Art Day at UCO

 

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