Masters of Fine Arts: Painting and Drawing. The University of Cincinnati School of Art, College of DAAP.
Bachelor of Arts (Magna cum Laude): Morehead State University, Department of Art. Morehead, KY.
Professional Teaching Certification Program: Art Education (K-12).
Morehead State University: College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.
-Outstanding undergraduate art student award: from the Dean of Humanities.
Professional License or Certifications:
Professional Teaching License for Visual Art K-12.
Full Graduate teaching assistantship and tuition waiver. The University of Cincinnati.
Regents Scholarship. Morehead State University.
Visual Art Scholarship: Morehead State University.
2002-2005 Instructor for Art Education and Studio Art @ Ashland Community College.
2001-2004 Lecturer and member of Graduate Faculty: Morehead State University. (Instructor of record for the following courses:
Drawing I (Licking Valley Center)
Drawing II, III, IV, and Graduate Drawing. (Big Sandy Extension Center)
Color Foundation. (Main Campus)
Advanced Independent Studies
-Spring Semester (Main Campus)
Painting I-IV and Graduate Painting
Directed Graduate Research
Summer Session Semester
Drawing I-V and Graduate Drawing
Painting I-V and Graduate Painting
Advanced Independent Studies
Directed Graduate Research
Instructor of Record for the following studio courses.
University of Cincinnati (graduate teaching assistant)
Overture Academy. Taught Life Drawing to High School Honors Students.
University of Cincinnati: Instructor of Record.
School of Art.
Basic Drawing I (Fall Quarter)
Methods and Concepts of Color Theory (Winter Quarter)
Basic Drawing III (Spring
Wright State University. Drawing from Perception.
Old Fashioned Day’s Juried Exhibition.
Pendleton Art’s Center Group Show. Ashland, Ky.
Something in the Water. Juried Group Exhibition of Regional Artist’s. Morehead State University.
Morehead State University: Juried Alumni Exhibition, Morehead, KY.
Panel Speaker for symposium of Appalachian Artist’s: A current perspective.
Small Works Juried Exhibition. Evansville, IN.
All Ohio Juried Exhibition: The Pearl Conrad Gallery. The Ohio State University of Mansfield, OH.
The Hills. (Exhibition of Regional Artists of Southern Ohio). The Pump House Art Gallery. Chillicothe, OH
From a Man's Perspective: Exhibition of works by male artists of
Southern Ohio. Pump House Gallery, Chillicothe, Oh.
Invitational Group Show @ Heike Pickett, Lexington, Ky.
Four Seasons, Sherry French Gallery, N.Y.
Group Show, Cuyahoga Community College
Three Person Show, High Lonesome. Antioach University, Yellow Springs, Ohio.
79th Midyear Exhibition, Butler institute of American Art
Images of The Mountains: Traveling Exhibition of Eastern Kentucky
Artists. Appalshop. Whitesburg, KY.
62nd Annual Exhibition of The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic
From Where We Stand, group exhibition @ Thomas Moore College.
Juried Show, Art Access Gallery, Bexley, Ohio.
Images of the Mountains (traveling juried exhibition), Appalshop @ Whitesburg, Ky. juror ArturoSandoval
Aqueous Southwestern Ohio Group exhibition by Invitation
42nd Annual Exhibition of the Ohio Watercolor Society
Bryn Du Annual National Juried Exhibition, juror Mary Gray of Riffe gallery.
43rd Annual Exhibition of the Ohio Watercolor Society
Blue Mountain Galley National Juried Exhibition, NYC. juror Martica Sawin
Ohio Art League Fall and Spring JuriedExhibitions.
Remembered Exhibition, Dayton Society of Artists Galleries. Dayton, Ohio. 1st Place Award/juror Annie Lee Zimmerle.
Solo Exhibitions and Residencies
Selected Works: Ashland Community and Technical College.
M.F.A Thesis Exhibition: Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery. University of
Recent Paintings: The Mountain Arts Center. Prestonsburg, KY.
Something on the Wind: Morehead State University.
Huntington Museum of Art painting residency and study with Alfred Leslie.
Arc of the Appalachia's Artist in Residence 2020
North Mountain Residency
'Id rather be in some dark Holler", Dayton Society of Artists. 2021
Committees, Lectures, and Papers, Activities:
Juror for ‘Evening with the Art’s’, a district wide exhibition of Schools Art’s for the Community.
Attended the National Art Education Conference in Los Angeles, California.
This consisted of numerous workshops and symposiums on effective teaching
Techniques, curriculum development, multicultural art education, technology in art education, and teaching across the curriculum.
Guest Speaker for statewide Appalachian Arts: Forum. Morehead State University.
Juror. State High School Juried Exhibition. Morehead State University.
B.F.A Candidate Review Committee:
I reviewed a large group of students applying for candidacy to the B.F.A program. Along with other committee members I provided criticism to these students and voted on their candidacy.
Guest Critic. University of Cincinnati.
Served on Committee to review applicants for the M.F.A program. University of
Cincinnati, School of Art.
B.F.A Review Committee: University of Cincinnati.
Served on Committee to review applicants for the M.F.A. program. University of
President for the Morehead State University Visual Arts Guild.
I was responsible for organizing various group activities, fund raising
Activities, and directing meetings. I also assisted in the organization of the
Guild and its first constitution and participated in organizing a trip to
Chicago for the Guild.
Public and Private Collections:
The Ashland Community College
The Ashland District of the United Methodist Church
Collection of Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky.
Morehead State University
Collection of Dr. Bernard and Theresa Greisman
Collection of Mr. Eric Bruvold
Collection of Dr. Jonathan Reiss
Collection of Mr.Randall Sackerson
Collection of Professor Robert J. Franzini
Collection of The Ohio State University of Mansfield..
Various Private Collections
Collection Needham, Mass.
Collection Austin, TX.
Collection Lynchburg, Va.
Collection Buckhannon, WV.
Collection Verona, Wi.