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traditional education

2001 BFA, The University of Akron, Akron, OH (Magna Cum Laude)
1999 BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Candidate)
1998 Diploma, Stow-Munroe Falls High School (Art, Art History)

continuing education & mooc

2019 MOMA New York (Interactive Strategies For Engaging With Art)
2018 The University of Sydney (Data-Driven Astronomy)
2017 Diploma, Shaw Academy (Mobile Application Development)
2016 Stanford University (Understanding Einstein: The Theory of Special Relativity, with distinction) 2014-15 CalTech (Science of the Solar System, with distinction) (Galaxies & Cosmology)
2014 The University of Tokyo (From the Big Bang to Dark Energy, with distinction)
2014 The University of Alberta (Paleobiology, with distinction)
2013 Berklee College of Music (Improvisational Jazz)
2013 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Physics 101/102, with highest distinction)
2011 Stanford University (Advanced Introduction to Artificial Intelligence)

professional experience

2018-22 Instructor / Owner, I Paint Akron, Akron, OH
2018-22 Teaching Artist, So-So Artsy Studio, Northfield, OH
2018-19 Teaching Artist, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2015-17 Instructor / Artist Manager, Paint Nite Akron, Akron, OH
2014-15 Volunteer Coordinator / Art Facilitator, Compassionate Care Hospice, Akron, OH 2009-14 Modern Media Artist, Rubber City Radio Group, Akron, OH
2006-08 Modern Media Artist, Jasmine Jade Enterprises, Akron, OH
2003-05 Lead Artist, Primal Screen Inc., Kent, OH
2002 Artist, American Greetings, Cleveland, OH
1998-99 Archival / Rare Books Assistant Librarian, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

exhibitions

2022 Group Exhibition, Ohio Artist Registry 2022 Juried Show, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus, OH
2020 Group Exhibition, Artists of Rubber City Juried Regional Exhibition, Summit Artspace, Akron, OH 2019 Group Exhibition, Jupiter Studios Grand Re-Opening, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2018 Group Exhibition, Jupiterfest & Jupiter Favorites, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2018 Solo Exhibition, The Art of Bicycle, Kent Cycle, Kent, OH
2014 Group Exhibition, Spring Art Walk, The Red Twig, Hudson, OH
2013 Solo Exhibition, Thoughts on the Human Brain, UU Sanctuary, Kent, OH
2003 Group Exhibition, Venus Envy, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Cleveland, OH

honors

2022 Grant Recipient: Ohio Arts Council ADAP
2018 First Place: Jupiterfest Juried Exhibition, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2002 Golden Key International Honor Society
2000 National Society of Collegiate Scholars
1998 Recipient: Molly Mcgrady-Phillips Memorial Scholarship, Stow High School, Stow, OH
1998 Recipient: Presidential Merit Scholarship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1998 Gold Key (2), Silver Key, Honorable Mention: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

commissions

2022 Sunset, acrylic & ink on 24×36″ canvas, Marie Rote, Akron OH
2022 Stephanie Tubbs Jones, acrylic & ink on 16×24″ canvas, STJ School, Cleveland, OH
2021 G-d’s Thumbprint in a Soul, acrylic & ink on 48×48” canvas, Randal Lowry, Akron, OH
2021 Spaceman, acrylic, ink & varnish on 48×65” canvas, Randal Lowry, Akron, OH
2020 Courthouse Square, acrylic & ink on 48×65“ canvas, City of Ravenna, OH
2020 Tough, acrylic & ink on 48×65” canvas, Attorney Randal A. Lowry & Associates, Akron, OH
2019 A Pretty Fall Day, collage & acrylic on 36×48” canvas, Tanner Cernick, Maryville, TN
2018 Black Widow Supermoto, collage & acrylic on 24×36” canvas, Dr. Margie Lee, Blacksburg, VA
2018 Don’t Panic, Remain Calm (Diptych), collage, acrylic & ink on 24×36” clay boards, Attorney Randal A. Lowry and Associates, Akron, OH
2018 Roxxy Roadbike, acrylic, ink & collage on 24×36” canvas, Dr. Angie Ridgel, Cleveland, OH
2017 Man Eater, acrylic & ink on 50×32” canvas, Attorney Randal A. Lowry and Associates, Akron, OH 2017 9 Dogs, acrylic & ink on 15×46 canvas, Melissa Deutsch, Kent, OH
2012 Aster Cats, acrylic and ink on 17×32” canvas, Matt Aster, Cleveland, OH

visiting artist lectures & special events

2019-22 Art Experiences Workshops, Twice Yearly, OSU ATI, Wooster, OH
2019-22 Lecture / Workshop, Self-Portrait: Art and Artist, Ms. Wheelchair USA, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
2021 Workshop, Art Together Experience: Matisse, Art on Main, Ravenna, OH, August
2019 Lecture, Bicycles at the Intersection of Art and Physics, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH, January
2018 Lightning Talk, Art & Bicycles, Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op, Cleveland, OH, December
2018 Co-Curator, Art Alliance Fashion Show and Exhibition, Alliance, OH (with Chrystal Shofroth-Robinson)
2018 Lecture / Presentation, Contour & Continuous Line: Modern Line Drawing Lecture & Workshop, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH, August (with Chrystal Shofroth-Robinson)
2018 Lecture / Presentation, Paper, Paint & Perceptions: History of Collage Lecture and Workshop, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH, June (with Chrystal Shofroth-Robinson)
2015-16 Public Art Mural Facilitation, The University of Akron AFSP Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, Akron, OH, April (with Lissa Waitley)

technical skills

Design: Adobe Creative Suite, CorelDRAW, CorelPAINT, Flash, Dreamweaver
Development: CSS, HTML, PHP, ActionScript, Javascript, WordPress, Joomla
Traditional: Screenprinting, Black & White Photography, DSLR, Soft Sculpture / Sewing, Printmaking

memberships & volunteerism

2021-2022 Member in Good Standing, Newsletter Committee, IWW Northeast Ohio
2021-22 Captain, Team Mandalore Cycling, national
2020-22 Owayo Cycling Brand Ambassador, international
2018-22 Social Cycling Coordinator, Kent Cycle, Kent, OH
2019-20 Mentor, Shenanigans Cycling, Middlefield, OH
2017-20 Member, Team Stelleri Performance Training Developmental Racing Team, Cleveland, OH 2018-20 Volunteer Teaching Artist, Dreamsolvers Community Center, Ravenna, OH
2010-20 Member, Crooked River Alliance of Timebanks, Kent, OH
2010-19 Artist, Women’s Sportbike Rally, Albuquerque, NM
2016-18 Artist, Heaven’s Helping Hands, Community Outreach / 501c.3, Akron, OH
2016-18 Contributor, Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary A Night of Hope and Inspiration, Ravenna, OH

current clients

Bolchazy-Carducci Publisher, Inc. Wauconda, IL
Chill Joy Frozen Treatery, Columbus, OH
Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort, Robbinsville, NC
OnShift Inc., Hudson, OH
Oliver Farms, Cambridge, OH
Shenanigans Cycling, Middlefield, OH
Sportbikes4Hire / PJs Church of Speed, Maryville, TN