Curriculum Vita

 

Edu­ca­tion

MFA 2010 Paint­ing Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta

BA 2005 Stu­dio art Uni­ver­sity of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama

 

Pro­fes­sional Experience

2010 Pro­fes­sor, Atlanta Met­ro­pol­i­tan College

 

Art Appre­ci­a­tion

Lec­ture 20–30 stu­dents on the his­tory of art

From Clas­si­cal Antiq­uity to Con­cep­tual Art

Crit­i­cal writ­ing assign­ments in the MLA for­mat for gallery reviews

 

2009 Teacher’s Assis­tant, Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta,

Life draw­ing 2

Lec­tured on con­tem­po­rary mark-makers from Monet, Pol­lock, and Fontana

Stu­dents drew with crayons, flow­ers, box cut­ters, sharpies

Cri­tiqued stu­dents on pro­por­tion, con­trast, vol­ume, standardization

 

Teacher’s Assis­tant, Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta,

Color and the Painted image

Lec­tured on the sig­nif­i­cance of col­ors through his­tory and pig­ment invention

Researched rel­e­vant artists for indi­vid­ual students.

Demon­strated mixed media process includ­ing encaus­tic practices

Indi­vid­u­ally cri­tiqued and sug­gested alter­na­tive prac­tices for students

 

Scholarships/Awards

2010 Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta Hon­ors Scholarship

2009 Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta Hon­ors Scholarship

2004 Hon­or­able Men­tion Stu­dent Art Show Uni­ver­sity of Alabama in Huntsville

Alabama

1999 Hon­or­able Men­tion Award Huntsville Art League, Alabama

 

Exhi­bi­tion Record (*solo shows marked by asterisk)

2011 Race, Sex, Reli­gion What not to talk about, Atlanta, GA (Emory) Cura­tor Larry Jens Anderson

2010 Race, Sex, Reli­gion What not to talk about, Birm­ing­ham, AL Cura­tor Larry Jens Anderson

2009 Dis­solv­ing stereo­types MOCAGA, Atlanta, GA, Cura­tor Larry Walker

2005 *Reac­tions, Cal­houn Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Decatur, Alabama Senior Art Exhi­bi­tion Uni­ver­sity of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama

2004 The Stu­dent Art Show, Uni­ver­sity of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama

2000 *Fresh Nudes, Huntsville Art League Gallery, Huntsville, Alabama

1999 HAL Juried Local Artist Exhi­bi­tion, Huntsville Art League Gallery, Alabama *Senior Art Exhi­bi­tion Uni­ver­sity of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama

1998 *Explor­ing Black Music, Oak­wood Col­lege Music Depart­ment, Huntsville,Alabama

 

Vis­it­ing Artist Lectures

2009 Basquiat the Noble Sav­age Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and design Atlanta

Michel Majerus not so hot Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design Atlanta

 

Gallery Rep­re­sen­ta­tion

Arche­type Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Touch­stone Gallery, Wash­ing­ton, DC

R street Gallery, Wash­ing­ton, DC

Lucinda Gallery, Bal­ti­more, MD

WILLIS GRAY GALLERY, Decatur, Al

 

Pro­fes­sional Service

Owner and Cura­tor of Arche­type Art Gallery

 

Col­lec­tions

Oak­wood col­lege per­ma­nent col­lec­tion on dis­play in the Music Depart­ment, Huntsville, Alabama

 

Web­site

www.thearchetype.org