MFA, Painting, Washington State University Pullman, WA  2003
BFA, Painting, Washington University St. Louis, MO 1992

Selected Solo Exhibitions

(forthcoming) Neuro Blooms, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD


(forthcoming) Neuro Blooms, Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, Arlington, VA
Hysterical Women, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

Unspeakable, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
Brain Stains, NIH Clinical Center Gallery, Bethesda, MD

Unspeakable, 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD

Hello Masterpiece: Farewell Tour, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN

Help Yourself, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
Hello Masterpiece Denouement, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Hello Masterpiece, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Hello Pablo, Goodbye Liz, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

Hello Modern Art, PHD Gallery St. Louis, MO
Hello Masterpiece, Burnett Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Unholy Ghosts, Mountain Gallery, Reno, NV

Hello Masterpiece Curator’s Office, Washington, D
Hello Masterpiece, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis

Hello Masterpiece, PHD Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Hello Masterpiece, Firehouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

See Through, Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Effective Disorder, College of the Siskiyous Art Gallery, Weed, CA

Selected Group Exhibits


Soft Serve, Willow Street Gallery, Washington, DC

Shameless, Red Dirt Studio Gallery, Mt. Rainier, MD

Methods of Inquiry: Fields of Discovery, McClean Project for the Arts, McClean, VA

Gallery Artists, Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans

Show of Hand, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN

Emulsion, Gallery H on O, Washington, DC
Mash Up, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN

Strange Bedfellows, VisArts, Rockville, MD
20 Year Anniversary Exhibit, Firehouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

Art Miami, David Lusk Gallery

Context- Art Miami, Curator’s Office
Art Miami, David Lusk Gallery
ARTMKT Hamptons, David Lusk Gallery

Art Miami, David Lusk Gallery

Art Miami, David Lusk Gallery
Finding Grace Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO
You Think that’s Funny? Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Mixology Curator’s Office
Scope New York, Curator’s Office
Ensemble, PHD Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Aqua Art Fair, Curator’s Office
American Democracy Project, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO
Scope Hampton, Curator’s Office
DC Art Fair, Curator’s Office
Dislocations, Ann Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

Time’s Body of Evidence, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Layered, Stitched, Assembled, Art St. Louis Gallery (honor award recipient)

Unholy Icons, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD
Sense of Place, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
Art St. Louis XXI, Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO (honor award recipient)

Pop, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Body Politics, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA                    
WSU Fine Art Faculty, Fina Gallery, Okanagan University College, Kelowna, B.C.

Popular TM, WORKS Gallery, San Jose, CA

Press and Publications


Teaching Experience

Fontbonne University St. Louis, MO, Lecturer
Spring 2005 – present: Online Art Appreciation, Art History Survey I and II

Catholic Charities of Washington Washington, DC
August 2016 – present: Weekly art class for adults with severe mental illness

Prince Georges County Parks and Recreation Council Greenbelt, MD, Teaching Artist
January 2014– present: Group classes for teens and adults with disabilities

Art Works Now Mt. Rainier, MD, Teaching Artist
March 2013 – May 2017: Group and individual classes for people with disabilities and seniors

Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL, Adjunct Instructor
Fall 2007- Fall 2011: Online Art Appreciation, Figure Drawing, Design I and II

St. Louis Community College at Meramec Adjunct Instructor
Fall 2005 – Spring 2008: Design I, Design II, Drawing I

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Adjunct Instructor
Spring - Fall 2005: Intro to Painting

Washington State University Pullman, WA, Adjunct Instructor, Instructor of Record
Fall 2001 – Spring 2004: 2D Design, Intro to Drawing, Intro to Figure Drawing, Advanced Figure Drawing, Intro to Painting


Additional Professional Experience

Red Dirt Studio, Mt. Rainier, MD
Co-director of studio of 30 artists and other creative professionals. February 2015 - present

Art Works Now Mt. Rainier, MD
Part time grant writer. March 2013- May 2014

VSA Missouri, the state organization on arts and disability
Executive Director.  Statewide organization that promotes access to the arts for people with disabilities. November 2010 – May 2012
Board President. August 2009-November 2010

Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO
Program Coordinator. Pediatricians in Community.  January 2006 – October 2010

Alliance for the Mentally Ill, NAMI St. Louis, MO
Family Support Specialist; Director of Advocacy October 2004 – January 2006

St. Louis Community College St. Louis, MO
TANF Student Advocate for students receiving welfare benefits 1998-2001   

Places for People St. Louis, MO
Community Support Worker for adults with serious and persistent mental illness 1994-1997

Life Skills Foundation, Inc St. Louis MO
Part-time Residential Instructor for adults with developmental disabilities 1992-1996