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  Education

 2006-2009 MFA, Printmaking, California State University at Long Beach, CA. 

 2002-2005 BFA, Printmaking, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 2000-2003 Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA. 

 1994-1997 Richland Community College, Dallas, TX.

 

 Professional Experience/ Special Projects

 2016-Current

 Adjunct Instructor, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

 Courses Taught: Art appreciation, Color Theory, Studio Art for the Non-Art Major, Drawing, Art theory, Design Principles

 2013-2015

 Lessons on garden related topics and project demonstrations at Armstrong Garden Center.

 2013

 Classes for youth age children on nontoxic relief printmaking techniques at the Huntington Beach Art Center in Huntington Beach, CA.

 Demonstrations on relief printmaking techniques for family day at Huntington Beach Art Center in Huntington Beach, CA.

 2010-2014

 Private art lessons

 2008

 Teacher’s Assistant (instructor of record) Nontoxic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach, Fall 2008

 Volunteer as art teacher at Hope Orphanage Association, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 2007

 Teachers Aid, Basic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach, Spring 2007

 

 Lectures/Public-Speaking Engagements

 2013

 Guest lecture on the history of relief printmaking and demonstration on relief printmaking, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

 2011

 Fake Rocks and Botox II, Panel discussion, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 2008

 The Green Piece, Panel discussion, California State University, Long Beach, CA. 

 Environmental Art, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

 2007

 CSULB Six Pack Show, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 Lecture and Critique

 

 Community Engagement

 Save our Seas, Seal Beach, CA.

 Dia De Los Ninos, Volunteering at The Aquarium of the Pacific as a mural painter, which utilized  public collaboration.

 Green Long Beach Festival, Long Beach, CA.

 Premier Art Auction 2009 for Long Beach Rescue Mission, Long Beach, CA.

 

 Publications

 McClain’s catalog 2015

 50/50: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Jeremy Cody

 Artist’s Block Cured 201 ways to unleash your creativity, Krall, Linda, and Amy Runyen

 6° Premio Internationazionale Biennale d’Incisione

 Jane Carlson, “North Tahoe Arts,” Arts, The Weekly North Tahoe/ Squaw Valley/ Truckee, June 7, 2006, 28.

 Miranda Jesch, “Digital New World, Table fro Nine,” RN&R, newsreview.com, January 1, 2004

 

 Group Exhibition (*solo shows)

 2016

 Birdie, Coastline Art Gallery at Coastline Community College, Newport Beach, CA.

 My Rules Print Exchange, North View Gallery at Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR.   

 2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

 2015

 Organic Element, Artistic Edge, Long Beach, CA.

 Laguna Art Museum Auction 2015, Laguna, CA.

 2014

 Paper Farm, Works on Paper, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA.

 OC Great Parks, A show on California native animals and farming practices, Irvine, CA.

 Laguna Art Museum Auction 2014, Laguna, CA.

 2013

 Newton’s Third, A Karmic Interpretation, F+ Gallery, Santa Ana, CA.

 Laguna Art Museum Auction 2013, Laguna, CA.

 2012

 ISM: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, CSUF Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA.

 What Are We (Que Sommes Nous), Classic Cars West, San Fransisco, CA.

 Laguna Art Museum Auction 2012, Laguna, CA.

 2011

 Fake Rocks and Botox II, Alumni Exhibition, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 Vivan Las Mujeres!, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.

 2010

 OsCene 2010, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.

 Sub-alterity,

  2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA.

  The Mezz, L.A. Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA.

 2009

 6th International Exhibition of Etching and Relief, Museum of Contemporary and 20th Century Art Villa   Renato Martini, Monsummano, Italy

 Man Made, MFA Exhibition, Werby Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA. *

 Centered on The Center, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA.

 Earth Day Show, Dutzi Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

 A set of Disconnected Events, School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2008

 Rick Reese, Alpha Cult, Long Beach, CA.

 A set of Disconnected Events and Varied Voices, Werby Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

 Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5

  State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

  Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.
 

  Pratt Fine Arts Gallery, Seattle, WA.

  Roennebaeksholm Arts and Culture Centre, Naestved, Denmark

 The Cambodia Project, Max L. Gatov Gallery East, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

  2007

 The Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition, The Barbara & Ray Alpert                                                          

  Jewish Community Center, Long Beach, CA.

 Pancake, Marilyn Werby Gallery, California State University at Long

  Beach, Long Beach, CA.

 Organica, C1D Gallery, Long Beach, CA.

 Insights, University Art Museum California State University Long

  Beach, Long Beach, CA. (Juried)

 Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5

  Sev Shoon/ Ballard Works, Seattle, WA.

  Print Walls Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

  Rainbow Building Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

  SUNY Buffalo CFA Main Stage Cases, Buffalo, NY.

 C.S.U.L.B. Six Pack, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 2006

 Emerging Artist, North Tahoe Arts, Tahoe City, CA.

 2005

 Mutations, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV. *

 Juried Spring Student Show, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 Print Exchange 3, Rainbow Building Gallery, Coral Gables, FL.

 Blue Door Gallery, Seattle, WA.

 2004

 Table for Nine, Parasol Foundation, Incline Village, NV.

 Bleulion Gallery, Reno, NV.

 

  Honors and Awards

 2009

 Werby Scholarship

 2006

 Summa Cum Laude at Sierra Nevada College

 Fine Arts Department Honors at Sierra Nevada College

 2005

 Who’s Who Award Among Students In American Universities and Colleges

 Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College

 Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

 2004

 Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College

 Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

 2003

 LTCC Pat Amundson Purchase Award, Student Spring Show

 3rd Place Student Spring Show, LTCC

 Honorable Mention Student Spring Show, LTCC

 Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College

 Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

 2002

 LTCC Foundation Scholarship

 Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service with the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

 2001

 CCCSFAAA Scholarship

 Spring Student Art Show, LTCC:

  Honorable Mention

  Second Place Computer Art

  The Art Excellence Award for Best Use of New Technology

 

 Collections

 Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA.

 Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.

 Lyndon Thomson, Sacramento, CA.

 Printzero Studios, Seattle, WA.

 University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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