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Education

 

2018                                        MFA in Drawing and Painting, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2007                                        Atelier Completion, Angel Academy of Florence, Florence,                                

                                                Italy

 

2004                                        BFA in Illustration, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

 

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2018-Present                           Adjunct Faculty, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, Foundation Drawing 2, Spring 2019

 

2018-Present                           Faculty, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Continuing Education, Minneapolis, MN, Painting the Contemporary Portrait, Spring 2019

 

2018-Present                           Adjunct Faculty, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, Foundation Drawing 1, Fall 2018

 

2016-18                                   Visiting Artist Coordinator, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2016-18                                   Assistant to the Chair of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2017                                        Teaching Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, Intro to Painting, Fall 2017

 

2011                                        Art Instructor, Bloomington Theatre and Art Center, Bloomington, MN

 

2011-2012                               Art Instructor, Academy College, Bloomington, MN

 

2010-2011                               Art Instructor, Classical Academy of Art, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Awards/Scholarships/Grants

 

 

2018                                        Finalist for Jerome Foundation Fellowships for Early Career Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN.

 

2018                                        First Place Award for Emerging Artist Competition, Jonathan LeVine Gallery & Liquitex Art Supply, New Jersey, NJ.

 

2016-2018                               MFA Trustee Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2016-2018                               MFA Opportunity Grant Recipient, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2017                                        MFA Merit Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2016                                        Honorable Mention Award, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN

 

2016                                        Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts Award, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN

 

2013-2014                               Finalist Drawing, Art Renewal Center Salon Competition

 

 

Solo Exhibition

 

 

2015                                        Semblance, Fox Tax Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2018                                        Delusional Art Competition Finalist, New Jersey, NJ

 

2018                                        XL Catlin Art Prize Finalist, New York, NY

 

2018                                        BP Portrait Competition Semifinalist, London, England

 

2018                                        Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN

 

2017                                        At Home with Monsters, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

 

2017                                        Count Backwards from 10: 2017 to 2007, Fox Tax Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2015                                        Edina Art Festival, Edina, MN

 

2014                                        Edina Art Festival, Edina, MN

 

2013                                        Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN

 

2013                                        Small Paintings Show, Fox Tax Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2010                                        Patti’s Choice, Robbinsdale Gallery, Robbinsdale, MN

 

2009                                        Foot in the Door, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

 

2008                                        Genus Elephas, Premier Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

 

2018                                       For Sale, Truck Stop Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2017                                      De/Coding, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2016                                       Apoptosis, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

2016                                      Group Exhibition, Truck Stop Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2015                                       NE Art Showcase, Architectural Antiques, Minneapolis, MN

 

2011-2012                               Group Shows, Art Resources Gallery, Edina, MN

  

2010                                      Cache, Casket Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

 

2009                                     The New Florentine Masters, Royal Gallery, Providence, RI

 

 

Foreign Languages

 

 

Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese