A B O U T  M E

I am an artist based based out of Peoria, Illinois and South Bend, Indiana. 

I  am currently pursuing my Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Arts (Painting & Drawing) at the University of Notre Dame.


Curriculum Vitae 



2021                             M.F.A. in Studio Art (Painting & Drawing), University of Notre Dame (expected)
2017                             B.A. in English (Honors with High Distinction), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

2019                             Kylemore Abbey Global Center Graduate Artist Residency, Dublin & Connemara, Ireland

2017 - Present           Emerging Artist Collective member, Peoria, IL
2017-2018                  Resident artist at The Studios on Sheridan in the Sunbeam Building

SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD (*denotes solo exhibition)

2020                           Convergences, Solarium Gallery, The Graduate School, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (juried)

2020                           In the Wake Of (2nd Year MFA Show), A/AH/D Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2019                            Immersion, Kylemore Abbey Global Center, Connemara, Ireland

2019                            Selected Works, Happy Gallery, Chicago, IL

2019                            Piece of Mind, Peoria Public Library, Main Branch Gallery, Peoria, IL

2018                            New Faces (First Year MFA Show), A/AH/D Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2018                            Unseen Voices, Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts, Peoria, IL

2018                            *Into the Chthulucene, Ear in the Envelope, Peoria, IL

2018                            *Featured Artist, One World Cafe, Peoria, IL

2018                            Nefelibata, Union Street Gallery, Indiana University, Kokomo, IN
2018                            The Paint Room, Center Gallery, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL
2018                            February Flowers, Persimmon Lofts, Peoria, IL
2017                            Resident Show, featuring resident artists of the Studios on Sheridan,
                                            Center Gallery, Sunbeam Building, Peoria, IL
2017                            Ignite Peoria 2017, Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL
2017                            Figuration, UIUC Life Drawing Club, [co][lab], Urbana, IL
2016                            *Internal Complexions, Junction City Shopping Center, Peoria, IL

2020                           Instructor of Record, Drawing I, Spring 2020, University of Notre Dame

2019                            Instructor of Record, Drawing I, Fall 2019, University of Notre Dame

2019                            Drawing Instructor, High School Art Day, Spring 2019, University of Notre Dame

2019                            Teaching Assistant, Drawing I, Spring 2019, under Martin Lam Nguyen, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame

2018                            Teaching Assistant, Painting I, Fall 2018, under Maria Tomasula, University of Notre Dame

2018                            Figure Drawing Instructor, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN

2018                            Figure Drawing Instructor, Nude Attitude, Peoria Fine Arts Guild, Peoria, IL

2017-2018                 First Friday Participant & Demonstrator, Peoria, IL
2017-2018                 Exploratory Instructor (Pen & Ink; Lettering), Washington Gifted Middle School, Peoria, IL     
2017                             Ignite! Peoria – Educational demonstration, oil painting, Peoria, IL
2017                             Live art demonstration (oil painting), Riley’s Cupcake and Coffee Lounge, Peoria, IL

2018 - Present           Full tuition waiver and graduate stipend, Dept. of Art, Art History, and Design, University of Notre Dame

2019                             Graduate Student Professional Development Award, University of Notre Dame

2017                             Stevick Foundation - Excellence in Humanities/FAA Research, Outstanding, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2017                             Donald Smalley Thesis Award, Dept. of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016                             Raymond Seng Scholarship, Dept. of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016                             E. Veda Streitmatter & Arlys Conrad Scholarship, Dept. of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Kylemore Abbey Residency," A/AH/D Website, University of Notre Dame

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2017                             Re:Search: The Undergraduate Journal of Literary Criticism at Illinois cover design
2017                             Artwork selected for cover of Montage Arts Journal Issue 12
2017                             Montage Arts Journal. Issue 12, 2017
2016                             Montage Arts Journal. Issue 11, 2016
2015                             Montage Arts Journal. Issue 10, 2015


2018                            The Business of Art 2018, ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, FCC's Life Together Center, Peoria, IL

2017                             Undergraduate Research Week, English Symposium, Honors Thesis Presentation

                                      Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Peoria, Illinois

South Bend, Indiana


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