Artist Resume



Milwaukee, WI





> Development of abstract oil paintings for the purpose of exhibition and sales


> Experience designing and creating large-scale murals for public and private clients


> Acceptance and successful completion of a professional artist residency and mentorship program


> Solid foundation in drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, digital imagery and screen-printing


> Established independent art curator


> Experienced Graphic Designer, functions including conceptual, layout, typography, identity, illustration, brochure, web design, ads, album
   artwork, packaging, product development, murals, and trade-show materials


> Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Quark, Media Pro, MS Office, Google Docs (Mac or PC)

   Familiar with Wordpress, Wix, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Basecamp, Brown Paper Tickets


> Dedicated arts advocate and event organizer with events in attendance of 10,000+




BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design Major, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,  2000


Artist in Residence - RedLine Milwaukee, (2012 - 2014)
Two year residency program with a focus on artistic development, community engagement. and professional practice. Mentors Dara Larson and Ann Wydeven.

• Screen-printing workshop by Kim Weiss at RedLine Milwaukee (3 weeks)

• Papermaking workshop by Dara Larson at RedLine Milwaukee


Creative Development - Made in Milwaukee (2010 - Present)

Key member of a cultural advocacy group dedicated to the exposure, growth, and advancement of the local art, music, and business community. Functions include fine art, graphic design, strategic planning, events and marketing.

• Co-Founder and Organizer of BVGN (Bay View Gallery Night) (2011 - Present) Bringing crowds of 10,000+ per event to support and nourish the
   local art and business community.

• Organizer - Eastside Summer Soulstice Music Festival (2012 -2014)

• Organizer - TEDx Harambee (May 9th, 2013) Milwaukee’s first ever TEDx event. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Music), a
   blended disciplinary approach to tackling social, economic, and environmental challenges.

• Organizer - Arte Para Todos (2015 - Present) Milwaukee musicians and artists perform in multiple venues across the city to raise funds for
   school art programs and celebrate music and art culture. APT has raised nearly 40K in it's first two years. 100% of the proceeds were donated to    the art programs of the partner schools.



• Painter at the Milwaukee Art Museum for Paintings Aplenty. March 24th, 2013

• Artist talk at Alverno. Feb 20th, 2013, and March 17th, 2014

• Professional Development session at RedLine. Subject: artist websites

• Live painting on Zipcar, Milwaukee Art Museum, MAM After Dark - On the Edge Nov. 20th 2015

• Live Painting for Colors and Chords - A Benefit for Islands of Brilliance. Turner Hall Nov. 24th, 2015

• Guest artist. Final narrative critique, Waldek Dynerman, MIAD - Dec. 16th, 2016



Madison Public Library - Eruption

February 2017 - March 2017

Group show with: Melissa Dorn-Richards, John Kowalczyk & Jeff Redmon

Discovery World - Kohl's DesignIt Lab

July 2016 - January 2017

Solo exhibition

Gallery 2622 - Transcendent

March 3rd - 28th, 2016

Solo exhibition


Racine Arts Council – Eruption

September 4th & October 24th, 2015

Group show with: Melissa Dorn-Richards, John Kowalczyk & Jeff Redmon

316 6th St, Racine, Wisconsin 53403


RedLine Milwaukee – Timeline

July 24th – August 30th 2014

Emerging artists showcase

1422 N. 4th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204


Adler Art Center

April 3rd - 26th, 2014

Kinetic Hues - Group show with: Sara Risley, Melissa Dorn-Richards, Daniel Fleming & Jeff Redmon

1700 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048


Gallerie M – Intercontinental Hotel

January 17th – Feb 19th, 2014

2014-15 Pfister Artist-in-Residence Finalist Show

139 East Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, WI, 53202


Bay View High School Innovation Gallery - At the source

November 8th 2013 – January 27th 2014

Solo exhibition

2751 South Lenox Street, Room 202


Cafe Lulu

Jan 2013 - April 2013

Solo painting exhibition

2265 S Howell Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53207