traditional education

2001: BFA, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
Magna Cum Laude: Graphic Design, Drawing & Illustration
1999: BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Candidate: Painting
1998: Diploma, Stow-Munroe Falls High School
Art / Art History

continuing education & mooc

2019: MOMA New York
Interactive Strategies For Engaging With Art, with highest distinction
2018: The University of Sydney
Data-Driven Astronomy
2017: Diploma, Shaw Academy
Mobile Application Development
2016: Stanford University
Special Relativity, with distinction
2014: CalTech
Science of the Solar System, with distinction
2015: CalTech
Galaxies & Cosmology
2014: The University of Tokyo
From the Big Bang to Dark Energy, with distinction
2014: The University of Alberta
Paleobiology, with highest 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

2018-2020: Instructor / Owner, I Paint Akron, Akron, OH
2018-2020: Contributing Artist, So-So Artsy Studio, Northfield, OH
2018-2019: Teaching Artist, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2018: Co-Curator, Art Alliance Fashion Show and Exhibition, Alliance, OH
2015-2017: Instructor / Artist Manager, Paint Nite Akron, Akron, OH
2014-2015: Coordinator / Art Facilitator, Compassionate Care Hospice, Akron, OH
2009-2014: Modern Media Artist, Rubber City Radio Group, Akron, OH
2006-2008: Modern Media Artist, Jasmine Jade Enterprises, Akron, OH
2003-2005: Lead Artist, Primal Screen Inc., Kent, OH
2002: Artist, American Greetings, Cleveland, OH
1998-1999: Archival / Rare Books Assistant Librarian, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY


2018: First Place: Jupiterfest Juried Exhibition, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2002: Golden Key International Honour 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


2019: Group Exhibition: Jupiterfest, Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH
2018: Group Exhibition: Jupiterfest, 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: On the Human Brain, UU Sanctuary, Kent, OH
2003: Group Exhibition: Venus Envy, Doubting Thomas, Cleveland, OH


2020: Corporate Art Commission: Tough
acrylic & ink on 48×64” canvas
Attorney Randal A. Lowry and Associates, Akron, OH
2019: Private Art Commission: A Pretty Fall Day
collage & acrylic on 26×48” canvas
Tanner Cernick, Maryville, TN
2018: Private Art Commission: Black Widow Supermoto
collage & acrylic on 24×36” canvas
Dr. Margie Lee, Blacksburg, VA 
2018: Corporate Art Commission: Don’t Panic, Remain Calm (Diptych)
collage, acrylic & ink on 24×36” clay boards
Attorney Randal A. Lowry and Associates, Akron, OH
2018: Private Art Commission: Roxxy Roadbike
acrylic, ink & collage on 24×36” canvas
Dr. Angie Ridgel, Cleveland, OH
2017: Corporate Art Commission: Man Eater
acrylic & ink on 50×32” canvas
Attorney Randal A. Lowry and Associates, Akron, OH
2017: Private Art Commission: 9 Dogs
acrylic & ink on 15×46 canvas
Melissa Deutsch, Kent, OH

visiting artist lectures & special events

2019: Lecture / Presentation: Self-Portrait: Art and The Artist
Ms. Wheelchair USA, Cuyahoga Falls, Oh, July
2019: Lecture / Solo Art Exhibit: 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: Lecture / Presentation: Contour & Continuous Line: Modern Line Drawing Lecture & Workshop
Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH, August
2018: Lecture / Presentation, Paper, Paint & Perceptions: History of Collage Lecture and Workshop
Jupiter Studios, Alliance, OH, June
2015-2016: Public Mural Facilitation
The University of Akron AFSP Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, Akron, OH, April

technical abilities

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

2020: Brand Ambassador, Owayo Cycling
2019-2020: Mentor, Shenanigans Cycling, Middlefield, OH
2017-2020: Member, Team Stelleri Performance Training, Women’s Development Bicycle Team, Cleveland, OH
2018-2020: Volunteer Teaching Artist, Dreamsolvers Community Center, Ravenna, OH
2018-2020: Social Cycling Coordinator, Kent Cycle, Kent, OH
2010-2020: Member, Crooked River Alliance of Timebanks, Kent, OH
2010-2019: Artist, Women’s Sportbike Rally, Albuquerque, NM
2016-2018: Artist, Heaven’s Helping Hands, Community Outreach / 501c.3, Akron, OH
2016-2018: Contributor, Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary A Night of Hope and Inspiration, Ravenna, OH

current clients

Avesta Systems, Inc. Hudson, OH
Clear Skies Ahead, LLC, Niles, OH
Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort, Robbinsville, NC
Direct Grind Coffee, Middlefield, OH
Pro-Line Automation, Akron, OH
Sportbikes4Hire / PJ’s Church of Speed, Maryville, TN