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CURRICULUM VITAE

PROFILE

13 years teaching experience in the arts, to all ages, in all mediums.

15 years professional artist and painter.

Excellent communication, multitasking, planning & organizational skills.

8 years event coordinating and gallery curating experience.

Impeccable web development, social networking and event

marketing experience.

 

EDUCATION

2016 BFA Idaho State University, Pocatello ID

2007 AA, Central Wyoming College, Jackson, WY

1999 Business Management, Collbran School of Business, Collbran, CO

 

EXPERIENCE

2003-Current ▪ Art Instructor, Art Association, Jackson, WY The Art Association of Jackson Hole, WY provides art education for all ages. As an Instructor, I have worked with many students of various ages and skill levels. I have taught from 2yrs to 80, in all mediums. This position began in May 2003 teaching children’s classes and has since expanded into instructing outreach programming. Our outreach programs provide art education to those whom art is inaccessible too. We go into preschools, nursing homes, and other community entities and provide art education.

 

2007-Current ▪ Freelance Curator, Jackson, WY With my previous experience operating CIAO Gallery, I became fast and efficient and gained a reputation in the arts community as a curator. I travel to various galleries in the Jackson Wyoming area to help curate their exhibitions, including Native Gallery, and non-profit art organizations like The Art Association of Jackson WY and Teton Arts Council, Driggs ID.

 

2007-2011 ▪ Executive Director, CIAO Gallery, Jackson, WY Duties include overseeing general operations including all administrative and physical gallery space tasks. Administrative tasks include accounting, creating and maintenance of all administrative documents, work scheduling, budgeting, organization of gallery events & exhibitions. Gallery tasks include curating exhibitions and displays.

 

2005-2007 ▪ Administrative Director, Teton Arts Council, Driggs, ID Teton Art Council is a non-profit arts organization, located in Driggs, ID. Administrative duties included educational development, fundraising, donor relations, in additional to general administration. 2004-2007 ▪ Art Instructor, PArtners, Jackson, WY PArtners is a non-profit art organizations that also strives to provide art education to all. As an Art Instructor for PArtners, we taught for community outreach programs, individual projects and integrative programs in the public schools & library.

 

2004-2005 ▪ Administrative Director- Wild Vibe Artist Co-Op. Maintained operations of a co-operative art gallery, created by myself and other local artists allowing us to govern our own gallery space and professional representation Jackson WY.

 

AWARDS & GRANTS 2019 Still Works Vodka Label Contest Finalist 2016 Deans List, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 2015 Deans List, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 2014 Best of Jackson Hole, Bronze “Best Emerging Artist”, Jackson, WY 2007 Individual Arts Grant, Wyoming Arts Council, Cheyenne, WY

Solo Exhibitions

 

  • 2016 Grand Opening Grand Teton Distillery Tassting Room, Featured Artist

  • 2014 “Postcards From Wyoming” Native Gallery, Jackson, WY (with photographer, Josh Meyers)

  • 2012 Snake River Brewing Company, Jackson, WY

  • 2012 Pearl St., Jackson,WY 2009 Elevated Grounds, Wilson, WY

  • 2006 Snake River Brewing Company, Jackson, WY

  • 2006 “Variations” Miso, Driggs, ID 2006 Harvest, Jackson, WY 2005 “Something Like That”, Armazem Contemporary Art Gallery, Denver, CO

  • 2004 Koshu Wine Bar, Jackson, WY 2004 “Ignition” Cyprus Show, Jackson, WY

  • 2004 “Wildfires" featuring DJ Gamble, Body Essence, Jackson, WY

  • 2001 “Virgin Exhibition”, Mountunes Music, Jackson, WY

 

Group Exhibitions

 

  • 2016 Senior Exhibition, Idaho State University, Pocatello ID (Pending March 2016)

  • 2013 “Surrealist Manifesto” Graffenberg Gallery, Victor, ID

  • 2010 Multi-artist exhibition, Lines Gallery, Jackson, WY

  • 2008 Group Exhibition; Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2008 “Collection of Contemporary Females”; CIAO Gallery, Jackson, WY

  • 2008 “Manifestations of the Imagination II”; Icosahedron Gallerie, New York, NY

  • 2007 “Eli Preston & Michele Walters”; CIAO Gallery,Victor, ID

  • 2006 Multi-artist exhibition Teton Arts Council Gallery, Driggs, ID

  • 2003 Multi-artist exhibition, Chrome Contemporary Art Gallery, Jackson,WY

  • 2003 “Taking it to the Streets”, Art Association, Jackson, WY

EXHIBITIONS

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