CV/Resume

Education:

MFA in Studio Art
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2006

BFA in Painting
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
2000

Professional Experience:

Lecturer, Contemporary Practices
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2018- Present

Director of Drawing & Painting
Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
2018- Present

Operations Manager and Product Photographer
Michelle Starbuck Designs, Chicago, IL
2017- Present

Youth Arts Program Director
Chicago Center for Arts and Technology, Chicago, IL
2016- 2017

Assistant Manager of Studio Programs
Marwen Foundation, Chicago, IL
2012- 2016

Instructor in Painting, Drawing, and Digital Arts
Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
2009- 2013

Graphic Arts Mentor and Instructor, Summer Arts Apprenticeship Program
Street Level Youth Media, Chicago, IL
2009- 2010

Lead Sales Associate and Key Holder
Blick Art Materials, Chicago, IL (Loop)
2006- 2009

Instructor of Record, Studio Art Foundations
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2005- 2006

Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2004- 2006

Drawing Instructor
University of Maryland- University College, Adelphi, MD
2004- 2005

Graduate Research Assistant
David C Driskell Archives, Hyattsville, MD
2003- 2004

Production Artist
Rainbow Art and Design, Inc., Tampa, FL
2000- 2002

Grants, Awards and Residencies:

Community Arts Assistance Program Cultural Grant
City of Chicago, 2012

Hatch Projects Residency
Chicago Artists Coalition, 2011- 2012

Community Arts Assistance Program Cultural Grant
City of Chicago, 2009

Juror’s Choice Award
Maryland Federation of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2005

David C Driskell Research Assistantship
University of Maryland, 2003

Rickert- Ziebold Finalist
Southern Illinois University, 2000

The Celine Chu Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts
Southern Illinois University, 1999