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EDUCATION

2024 (expected)

Masters of Fine Art in Studio Art (painting), University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

2017

BA in Art and Political Science, cum laude, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee

2015

Course studies, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, London, England

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Less | Earth | Bound, The Hall Gallery, Millsaps College; Jackson, Mississippi

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023

2023/24 UT Austin MFA Studio Art, Good Dad Gallery, Austin, TX

Twilight on the Trail, The Trail Conservancy, Austin, TX

2022

48th Annual Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

2021

HOPE, Roaring Artist Gallery; online exhibition

CARE: Art exhibition by Dear Artists in Collaboration With Artist/Mother Podcast, Dear Artists Project

2018

Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Show, Starkville Area Arts Council; Starkville, Mississippi

2017

The Mirth that Exists Between Everything Else, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee

Exhibition Momentum, Center for the Outreach and Development of the Arts; Memphis, Tennessee

BYOA, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee*

Juried Student Show, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee

Wiseacre Tap Room Temporary Group Show, Wiseacre Brewery; Memphis, Tennessee

2015

Juried Student Show, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee

COLLECTIONS

2017

Rhodes College Permanent Collection;  Memphis, Tennessee

AWARDS

2024

(Nominee) Dedalus Foundation Masters of Fine Arts Fellowship

 

2023

Ellen Clayton Garwood Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas

Michael Frary Endowed Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas

2022

Katherine Kay "Katy" Davis Memorial Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas

Irving and Jeanette Goodfriend Endowed Presidential Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas

Mini Grant (Individual), Mississippi Arts Commission; Jackson, Mississippi

2021

Rapid Response Mini Grant (Individual), Mississippi Art Commission; Jackson, Mississippi

2019  

Silver Award | Digital Teacher Resources, Southeastern Museums Conference

2015

Buckman Scholarship for Study Abroad, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS

2023

"Fresh from the Studio," Women and Their Work, Austin, TX (Zoom)

2021

"Artist Talk," Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi

"Exhibiting Artists Talk Series - #2," Roaring Artist Gallery, roaringartistgallery.com 

“Many Voices: Energizing Community Programming with Local Artists,” Southeastern Museums Conference; Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

2020

"Experimentation and innovation to address the issue of the social isolation caused by the Covid-19 crisis,” Aspen Tech Policy Hub

2019

"Reconciling with Memories: Museum-Based Therapy,” Southeastern Museums Conference; Charleston, South Carolina

 

"Beyond the Workshop: Engaging Teachers Today,” Southeastern Museums Conference; Charleston, South Carolina

 

"Art in Mind: Making Memory Connections Through Art,” Mississippi Leads the Way: Advances in Alzheimer's and Aging Research; Tupelo, Mississippi

 

2018

"Digital Strategies for Engaging Visitors,” Southeastern Museums Conference; Jackson, Mississippi

 

2017

“Boundearthless,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium, Rhodes College; Memphis, Tennessee

SELECTION COMMITTEES

2022

Arts & Culture Grant; City of Jackson; Jackson, Mississippi

2019

Scholastic Art Awards (Regional); Scholastic Art and Writing Awards; Jackson, Mississippi

MEDIA | PUBLICATIONS 

2022

Issue 17, Juke Joint Magazine; Jackson, Mississippi

2021

Compassion, Art, People, and Equity: The Story of the Center for Art and Public Exchange at the Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Museum of Art

Program Feature: Makers in Their Spaces, 2021 Summer Members' Newsletter, Mississippi Museum of Art

CARE: Art exhibition by Dear Artists in Collaboration With Artist/Mother Podcast, Dear Artists Project

2020

COVID-19 Peer Responses: The Mississippi Museum of Art, CultureConnect, LLC.

 

Mississippi museum brings the arts to adult cancer patients at UMMC, The University of Mississippi Medical Center

2019

Art Across the Heartland, Ovation TV

2018

Student, Alumnae, and Faculty Artworks Showcase; Rhodes College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2022-present

Teaching Assistant, College of Art and Art History, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas

Painting I, Painting III, Painting IV, Intermediate/Advanced Life Drawing, Advanced Printmaking

2019-2022

Assistant Curator of Public Programs and Community Engagement, Mississippi Museum of Art; Jackson, Mississippi

2017-2019

William R. Hollingsworth Fellowship, Mississippi Museum of Art; Jackson, Mississippi

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