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Current Position

Fine artist, illustrator, freelance graphic designer, and instructor.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, 2006, Radford University, Radford, Virginia. Magna Cum Laude

Web Design Specialist Certificate, 2010, Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, Virginia. Magna Cum Laude

Typography Course, 2014, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Individual Exhibitions

Exhibiting Artist, Blend Coffee Bar, Ashburn, Virginia. 2016

Arts in Offices with the Loudoun Arts Council, King Street Coffee, Leesburg, Virginia. 2010

Arts in Offices with the Loudoun Arts Council, Leesburg Tourism Building, Leesburg, Virginia. 2010

First Friday Leesburg, Loudoun Arts Council Building, Leesburg, Virginia 2009

Arts in Offices with the Loudoun Arts Council, Telos, Ashburn, 2009

Selected Group Exhibitions

Travel Loudoun, Cascades Library, Sterling, Virginia. 2017

Loudoun Sketch Club Annual Show, Franklin Park Art Center, Purcellville, Virginia. 2017

Loudoun Farm Tour, Project Horse Empowerment Center, Purcellville, Virginia. 2017

Spring BFA Student Show, Radford University, Radford, Virginia. 2006

Selected Juried Exhibitions

PHILLIPS 2nd Annual Harvest Ball & Art Show: The Wine Country Harvest Ball: Wear Your Finest Frocks & Feathers, Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg, Virginia. 2016

Still Life Exhibition, Round Hill Arts Center, Round Hill, Virginia. 2015

Spring Juried Student Show, Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, Virginia. 2009.

Fall Juried Student Show, Radford University, Radford, Virginia. 2004.

Craft and Art Fairs

Live Well Loudoun Festival, One Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia. 2017

Holiday Bazzar, Moorefield Station Elementary School, Ashburn, Virginia. 2016

Old Ox Holiday Market, Ashburn, Virginia. 2015, 2016

The 27th Annual Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show, Ida Lee, Leesburg, Virginia. 2015

Professional Conferences

Exhibitor: 9th Annual Virginia Women’s Business Conference, Lansdowne Resort, Ashburn, Virginia. 2017

Awards and Grants

Winner for Best Ad Design, 2009 Northern Virginia Community College Juried Student Show

Arts Society General Fund Scholarship, Radford University

De la Burdè Scholarship, Radford University

Collections

Westmoore, Ashburn, Virginia. 2017

L’Auberge Chez Francois, Great Falls, Virginia. 2016

Work and Other Professional Experience

Art / Design Instructor and Life Drawing Monitor, Round Hill Art Center, Round Hill, Virginia, 2014 to 2016

Graphic Artist, Art Square, Leesburg, Virginia, 2014

Graphic Artist, BnB Enterprise, LLC, Ashburn, Virginia, 2011 to 2014

Graphic Design Internship, Asterik Consulting, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010

Web and Graphic Design Internship, Heart’s Delight, Arlington, Virginia, 2010

Graphic Artist and Office Manager, Sundra Printing, Chantilly, Virginia, 2009 to 2010

Graphic Artist, Washington FAMILY Magazine, Herndon, Virginia, 2009

Traffic Manager and Proof Reader, The Teaching Company, Chantilly, Virginia, 2008

Customer Service Manager, The Teaching Company, Chantilly, Virginia, 2007-2008, 2009-2011

Assistant Curator, Studio Ambience, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2004 to 2005

Office and Personal Assistant, Radford University, Radford, Virginia, 2003 to 2005

Skills

Photography, drawing, oil painting, watercolor, charcoal, pen and ink, and collage.

Mac and PC Platforms, Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop); Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, Numbers, Pages, WordPress, and Constant Contact.

Illustration, exhibition space design, product design, package design, merchandise design, logos, layout, pre-press, print design, business collateral, books and catalogs, front end web and mobile app design, product shots, marketing campaigns, e-commerce, and email marketing.

Gallery Representation

Painted Pig, 11 E Pennsylvania Ave, Lovettsville, Virginia. 2017-current

Hopps Art Lounge, King Street, Leesburg, Virginia. 2015

Current Professional Activities

Virginia Equine Artists Association

Loudoun Sketch Club

The Loudoun Arts Council

Previous Professional Activities

AIGA

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

References Upon Request

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