Education

M.F.A. Fine Art: Printmaking
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2009

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY – Continuing Education, 2002-2004

B.F.A. Visual Arts: Graphic Design
Rutgers University – Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ, 1998

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Art
East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA  2010-present

Instructor
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC  2009-2010

Instructor
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN  2007-2010

Senior Designer
French Toast/LT Apparel, New York, NY  2002-2007

Committees & Organizations

  • AIGA – The Professional Association for Design
  • The Living Room Gallery – Committee Member
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1998-Present
  • SGC: Southern Graphics Council, 2007-2009
  • Advisor to the ESU Student Art Association
  • ESU’s Strategic Planning Task Force
  • CREATE Lab committee
  • Faculty mentor for ESU’s Student Design Agency
  • ESU University-Wide Curriculum Committee
  • ESU Recycling Committee Member
  • ESU Green Outreach Member

Curator

Marks: A Contemporary Drawing Biennial – Madelon Powers Gallery, East Stroudsburg, PA  2013

M(i)(A)cro: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition – Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS   2014

M(i)(A)cro: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition – New Art Center, Newton, MA  2012

Juror

Marks: A Contemporary Drawing Biennial – Madelon Powers Gallery, East Stroudsburg, PA  2013

Impressions: Contemporary Print Exhibition – Tipton Street Gallery, Johnson City, TN  2010

Public Appearances

“The End of the World in Tire Rubber” - a presentation of the grant-funded project, New Mythologists: The Three Horsemen of the Apocalypse at East Stroudsburg University’s Major Grant Symposium

FAMINE, a performative lecture-action at the closing reception for New Mythologists: The Three Horsemen of the Apocalypse at VAE in Raleigh, NC

FAMINE, a performative lecture-action at the opening for And I Feel Fine at ATHICA in Athens, GA

Pen & Ink Workshop at the New Art Center, Newton, MA

Inside the Artist’s Studio featuring David Mazure (30-minute video documentary) aired on NewTV (regional Boston-area access), filmed by Regina Eliot-Ramsey

Curatorial Gallery Talk at the New Art Center for M(i)(A)cro: A Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Newton, MA

M(i)(A)cro Members Preview Event Curatorial Live Interview and follow-up Radio Interview on WRCA Radio, Newton & Boston, MA

Innovation & Process, a lecture presentation at the Dowd Gallery at SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

3-Artist Panel Discussion with juror Dr. Rocio Aranda-Alvarado for Viewpoints at Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ

Artist Talk & Slide Presentation at Cohabitants exhibition, William King Museum

Interview & Discussion on Installation Art for Cohabitants on 90.7 WEHC, 2010

Permanent Collections

6YL Studio Gallery – Melbourne, Australia

LACDA – Los Angeles, CA

Siena Art Institute – Siena, Italy

Museum of Natural History – Gray, TN

Slocumb Galleries – East Tennessee State University

San Diego State University Library

NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Art Center) – Newark NJ

Selected Publications/Press

6YL: Instinct, January 2014, Vol. 1, Issue #3

The Boston Globe, April 5th, 2012, “Exhibition explores links between science, art” by Nancy Shohet West

Artscope (New England’s Culture Magazine), “M(i)(A)cro: A Contemporary Drawing Exhibition” by J. Fatima Martins, May/June 2012, pp 16-17

A! Magazine, Volume 17, No. 8, August 2010

Manifest National Drawing Annual 2008

Vision Magazine Vol. 2, Issues 11, 15, & 16

The East Tennessean, Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Johnson City Press, March 7th, 2008 & March 16th, 2008

Children’s Business Magazine – 2004

Earnshaw’s Magazine – March 2003

Eep Comics, Issues 1-4

Comic Library International, Issues #2, 3 & 4

EXPO 2000 – Small Press Expo independent comic compilation

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