Education:                                   

1997 Master of Fine Arts, Drawing, Utah State University, Logan, UT

1993 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Additional Training:

2012     Regional Workshop, “Bauhaus with the Bathwater: Deconstructing and Rebooting Traditional Studio Projects Toward a Contemporary Interpretation that is Relevant to Millennial Art Students,” California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

  • Sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

2011     Workshop, “Defining and Documenting Teaching Excellence,” USU Eastern Utah, Price, UT

  • Creating a teaching portfolio

1999     Grant Writing Workshop, Utah State University, Logan, UT

  • Training by the Grantsmanship Center of Los Angeles, CA

1991      Drawing Workshop, Utah State University, Logan, UT

  • With Joseph Mugnaini, nationally-recognized artist and illustrator of Ray Bradbury’s book

Teaching Experience:

2008-    Associate Professor, Painting & Drawing, and Director, Gallery East, USU-College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT

Solo & Group  Exhibitions:

            2017               Arrangements: A Survey of Utah Collage, Utah Division of Art &

                                    Museums, Traveling Exhibition (2-year circulation)

            2015               41st Annual Statewide Competition, Eccles Art Center, Ogden, UT

            2015               Blue, Faculty Exhibit, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            2014               The Other Side of Utah, Prehistoric Museum Gallery, Price, UT

            2013               The Other Side of Utah, Prehistoric Museum Gallery, Price, UT

            2011                Homage, Invitational Exhibit, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

            2007              Reflections, Invitational Exhibit, Brigham City Museum-Gallery, Brigham City, UT

            2007              Gallery Walk, The Sportsman, Logan, UT

            2007              83rd Utah Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

2006             Gallery Walk, St. Johns Episcopal Church, Logan, UT

            2006              Cat Project, Utah Arts Council Touring Exhibit, statewide, UT

            2005              Gallery Walk, St. Johns Episcopal Church, Logan, UT

            2000-            Windows in Art, Utah Arts Council Touring Exhibit, statewide, UT

            2000              Windows in Art, Brigham City Museum-Gallery, Brigham City, UT

            2000              Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

1999               Alumni Invitational Show, Tippetts Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            1997               7th Black and White Competition, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, UT

            1997               23rd Annual Statewide Competition, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, UT

            1997               MFA Thesis Exhibition, Tippetts Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            1995               6th Black and White Competition, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, UT

            1995               71st Utah Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

            1994               Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

            1994               70th Utah Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

            1994               3rd International LDS Art Competition, LDS Museum of Church History and Art, Salt Lake City, UT

            1994               Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Alliance for the Varied Arts, Logan, UT

            1993               19th Annual Statewide Exhibition, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, UT

            1992               Watercolor Exhibition, Brigham City Museum-Gallery, Brigham City, UT

            1991                Figurative Expressions, Alliance for the Varied Arts, Logan, UT

Exchanges:

           2006              Invitational Print Exchange, Cat Project, Various Utah Artists, Ogden, UT

           2005              Annual Print Exchange, Students/Alumni, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2003              Christmas Print Exchange, Students/Alumni, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            2001              Christmas Print Exchange, Students/Alumni, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            2000             Christmas Print Exchange, Students/Alumni, Utah State University, Logan, UT

            1996              1st Annual Student Print Exchange, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Permanent Collections:

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Department of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Professional Affiliations:

Member, Foundations in Art Theory and Education (FATE), 2012-

  • Associate Editor, FATE IN REVIEW, 2017-

Biographies and Notices:

Drawing Magazine, Winter 2007 issue, pp. 88-91.

Artist’s Directory, ArtistsofUtah.org

“Take a Closer Look,” Where it’s @ Magazine, October 12-18, 2001, p. 11.