I confess this is more of an extensive personal log of experiences, but I would say that most of them I highly recommend. I love taking classes and workshops, and will try to document some of my favorites here.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
Summa Cum Laude, Middle Tennessee State University
May 2011

Professional Experience

White Oak Program Coordinator, Arts Center of Cannon County
Manage White Oak gift shop, gallery shows and artist programming, coordinate the annual White Oak Craft Fair.
April 2022-present

Hatch Show Print
Designer/Printer
June 2011-present

Studio Assistant, Carlos Hernandez
Assisted Carlos in creating his “Pedal to the Metal” and “Honky Tonkin'” prints during a remote Hatch Show Print residency project.
2020, 2023

Studio Assistant, Wayne White
Assisted Wayne in creating prints during his Hatch Show Print artist residency, in preparation for his show “Hoozythinkyiz”.
2018

Assistant, Alan Kitching
Assisted Alan in conducting his experimental typography workshop at the Hamilton Wayzgoose.
November 2016

Work Study, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Bookstore assistant, audio/visual presentation assistance, studio setup/cleanup.
Spring 2011

Shop Assistant, Middle Tennessee State University
Maintained shop and aided students working in areas of silkscreen, etching, lithography, and relief.
August 2009-May 2011

Designer, The Arts Center of Cannon County
Designed album covers for Spring Fed Records series, designed and silkscreened promotional materials for the Arts Center.
December 2010-December 2013

Board of Directors, The Arts Center of Cannon County
Organize Arts Center events, offer input to improve current programming.
January 2011- December 2013

Assistant, Brad Vetter
Assisted Brad in laser cutting a letterpress alphabet from plexiglass during his residency on MTSU’s 18th century press.
Spring 2010

Co-Chair, Printer’s Proof
Organized art shows, executed fundraisers and community service projects, and applied for funding for Middle Tennessee State University’s student print club.
August 2008-May 2011

Volunteer/Instructor, Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp
Taught screenprinting, keyboards, and band managed at a week-long day camp.
2006-2013

Teaching

“Adventures In Letterpress” Workshop
Southwest Print Fiesta, Silver City, NM
2023

“Adventures In Letterpress” Workshop
Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
2023

“Sintra Board Secrets” Experimental Letterpress Workshop
Virtual Workshop, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
2021, 2022

“Poster Design Basics” Workshop
Virtual Workshop, Southwest Print Fiesta
2022

“Poster Design Basics” Workshop
Middle Tennessee State University
2019

“I Can Print That” Experimental Letterpress Workshop with Cory Wasnewsky
Hamilton Wayzgoose, Two Rivers, WI
2019

“Sintra Board Secrets” Experimental Letterpress Workshop
Ladies of Letterpress Conference, St. Louis, MO
2019

Internship Instructor, Hatch Show Print
Nashville, TN
2016-2021

Exhibitions & Exchanges

“Everywhere is Beauty” Group Exhibition
Haley Gallery
Nashville, TN
2023

Bahay: Works by Filipino Artists in Middle Tennessee
API Middle Tennessee at Fido
Nashville, TN
2023

Juror, “New Impressions”
Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum
Two Rivers, WI
2023

“Moonlightin”
Haley Gallery
Nashville, TN
Annual, 2014-2018

“My Land/Your Land” Exchange
Organized by Patrick Vincent for SGC International
2018

Anthology: Visual Narratives from Nashville’s Print Community
Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennessee
2015

“New Impressions”
Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum
2015

The National Poster Retrospecticus
National traveling poster show
2012, 2013, 2014

“The Worst Portfolio Exchange Ever” Exchange
Organized by Melody Vaughan
2012

“Dialogues and Interpretations” Exchange
Organized by Jules Floss & Jorge Rodríguez
2012

“On the Line” Exhibition with Chelsea Scott
The Arts Center of Cannon County
Woodbury, TN
2011

20/20 Vision Printmaking Exhibition
Firehouse Gallery
Louisville, KY
2011

SGC Exchange Portfolio: Equilibrium
SGC International Conference, St. Louis, MO
2011

Axiom: A Studio B.F.A. Exhibition
Todd Gallery
Middle Tennessee State University
2011

“Something Wicked This Way Comes” Exchange
Organized by Johanna Mueller
2011

Student Art Alliance Student Show, juried by Jodi Hayes-Gresham
Murfreesboro City Hall
2011

“Metal, Worked” Exhibition with Zach Duensing
Murfreesboro Center For the Arts
2011

“A is For Alphabet,” juried by Wayne White
The Arts Center of Cannon County
Spring 2010

“A is For Alphabet,” juried by Wayne White
Printer’s Proof, MTSU
Spring 2010

“Elemental” Exhibit
Arizona State University
Spring 2008

Collage
MTSU Publication
Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2007, Spring 2007

Conferences & Workshops Attended

Crash Course in Type Design with Libbie Bischoff and Jo Malinis
Online class, Type Electives
2023

Hamilton Wayzgoose
Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, WI
2015-2023

Websites Beyond the Page with Ilona Brand and Meghna Dholakia
Online class, Type Electives
2023

Price Tickets and Paper Signs with John Downer
Cooper Union Continuing Education
2022

Sign Painting: Brush Lettering and Pro Layout with John Downer
Cooper Union Continuing Education
2021

Type Design A-Z with Lynne Yun
Online class
2020

The Lettering Seminar with Martina Flor
Online class
2020

SVA Masters Workshop with Louise Fili & Steven Heller
Rome, Italy
June 2017

Script Lettering with Ken Barber
The Cooper Union, NY
April 2015

Southern Graphics International Conference: Sphere
Knoxville, TN
March 2015

Frogman’s Print & Paper Workshop
Intaglio Workshop, Andrew Kosten
Vermillion, South Dakota
July 2012

Frogman’s Print & Paper Workshop
Stone Lithography Workshop, Andrew DeCaen
Vermillion, South Dakota
July 2011

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Monoprint/Monotype Workshop, Koichi Yamamoto
Gatlinburg, TN
July 2011

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Book Arts Workshop, April Flanders
Gatlinburg, TN
July 2011

Southern Graphics International Conference: Equilibrium
St. Louis, MO
March 2011