Education: • 2006-2009-Ringling College of Art & Design, Major: Fine Arts, senior, pursuing BFA • 2006- Space Coast Jr./Sr. High School, Port St. John, Florida, Diploma received, 3.67GPA Collaborative/ Two Artists Exhibition: * 2010 -“The Voyage of Infinite Parallels”, Crossley Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida * 2008 -“Implacable Creature”, Crossley Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida Group Exhibitions: * 2010 -Senior Fine Art Thesis Show, Crossley Gallery and Smith Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida -Best Of Ringling Student Juried Show, Smith Gallery, Sarasota, Florida -Drag & Drop, Keating 2, Ringling College, Sarasota, Florida • 2009 -Cosmix II, South Florida Museum & Bishop Planetarium, Bradenton, Florida -Painting III, Installation Space, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida -We Off Her Clothes Sure., We Off Her Trans Sentence, New York Independent Studio Exchange Program, Brooklyn, New York -Best of Ringling Student Juried Show, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, Florida • 2008 -Cosmix, South Florida Museum & Bishop Planetarium, Bradenton, Florida -Realia, Big E’s Coffee House, Sarasota, Florida -Best of Ringling Student Juried Show, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, Florida Awards and Honors: * 2010 -Materials Award & Faculty Award, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, Florida • 2009 -Ringling Trustee Scholar Fine Arts Student Nominee, Sarasota, Florida -Yale/Norfork Summer Art Program Nominee, Sarasota, Florida -New York Independent Studio Exchange Program located in Brooklyn, NY • 2008 -Woman Contemporary Artists Scholarship Award, Sarasota, Florida -Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award nominee • 2006 -Grand Prize; 24th District Congressional Art Competition, which includes a trip to Washington D.C. for an award ceremony with other national Congressional art competition recipients, and the displaying of the Artwork in Washington D.C. for a complete year. -Melbourne Art Festival Scholarship Award, Melbourne, Florida -Best of Show and Third place (Sculpture) Awards in the same age category; The Henagar Strawbridge Art League Student Juried Art Show, Melbourne, Florida -First place and second place; Brevard Museum of Art and Science Student Art Competition, Melbourne, Florida Commissions & Public Art/Volunteer Work of Years 2001 through 2006: • Murals -Volunteer: Port St. John Public Library, Retirement Home and First Baptist Church of Port St. John, Cocoa, Florida -Jackson Middle School and Space Coast Jr./Sr. High School, Titusville & Cocoa, Florida -Businesses: The Pediatrician’s Office and Surf Shop of Port St. John, Cocoa, Florida -4 Private Homes located in Cocoa and one in Merritt Island, Florida • Numerous commissions of -Portraiture, Landscape and other paintings and drawings -Graphic Design: T-Shirts, Business Cards and Logo Designs -Clay and Wood Sculpture Pieces -2 Book Covers Related Experiences: • Attended the Ringling’s pre-college perspective program in July 2005, receiving the Outstanding Student award in Photography & Digital Imaging and outstanding performance awards in Modular Portrait and 2-D Design, Color and Digital Processes. • Taught art lessons to children and adults. (2005-2006) • Assistantship teaching Figure, Painting, Illustration and Drawing for Summer Teen Studios at Ringling College. (Summer 2009) • Assistantship teaching Pre-College at Ringling College of Art. (Summer 2010) • Worked for the Selby Gallery located at Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, Florida for 2 ½ years. • Worked for the Smith Gallery located at Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, Florida for ½ year.