Curriculum Vitae


2011, MFA, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI (Summa Cum Laude)

2007, Bachelor of Art Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI (Cum Laude)



Two Twelve Arts Center, Saline, MI, March-August 2014

Mackinac Island Artist in Residence, Mackinac Island, MI, September 16-October 6, 2019


One & Two Person Exhibitions:

Greenfied Village: Up Close & The Meaning Behind, Ann Arbor, MI 2017

Saline District Library Exhibit with Jean Canavan, Saline, MI 2017

Saline Community Education Exhibit, Saline, MI 2015

Greenfield Village: Up Close, Saline, MI 2014
In A Word, Saline, MI 2013

Wordplay, Dexter, MI 2013

Tangentials, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012

Communications Through Incidentals, Grand Rapids, MI, 2011

BRAINS, Grand Rapids, MI, 2011


Group Exhibitions:

Val, Keith, & Katherine: Watercolorists, Saline District Library, Saline, MI,  2018

Val, Keith, & Katherine: Watercolorists, Salt Valley Arts, Saline, MI,  2018

The Common Cup: 10-Year Retrospective, Ann Arbor, MI,  2017

Ann Arbor PowerArt! (Permanent installation), Ann Arbor, MI,  2016

212 Arts Center 10th Anniversary Retrospective Show, Saline, MI,  2016

Eastern Michigan University Alumni Exhibition, Ypsilanti, MI,  2014

Two Twelve Arts Center Student Exhibition, Saline, MI,  2014

Two Twelve Arts Center Instructors’s Exhibition, Saline, MI,  2012

Transformation, Juried Exhibition, Hudsonville, MI,  2011

Salmagundi, Grand Rapids, MI,  2011

ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI,  2011

Autumnal Respire, Grand Rapids, MI,  2011

Michigan Water Color Society Juried Exhibition, Birmingham, MI,  2011

KCAD Continuing Studies Instructors Exhibit,  2011

Art.Downtown. Grand Rapids, MI,  2011

MEGA Juried Exhibition, KCAD,  2011

Mini Masters Postcard Art Show, Grand Rapids, MI,  2011

Free Radical Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI,  2010

The Art of the Bridge Mindshare 2010, Grand Rapids, MI,  2010

Art.Downtown. Grand Rapids, MI,  2010

Concentration Kendall College of Art and Design,  2010

Kendall College New Student Exhibit,  2009

Graduate Student Exhibition,  2009

Watercolorists at EMU,  2005-2008

Intermedia Gallery Group Thumbtack Show,  2007

EMU Undergraduate Exhibition,  2006-2007

EMU Honors Exhibition,  2006


Professional Experience:

Lecturer, University of Michigan Stamps School of Art, 2020-present

Restaurant Review Illustrator, The Ann Arbor Observer, 2017-present

Arts Reporter,, 2017-2018

Art Instructor, Brecon Village, Saline, MI, 2017-present

Art Instructor, Salt Valley Arts Center, Saline, MI, 2016-present

Art Instructor, StoryPointe, Saline, MI, 2016

Art Instructor, Saline Area Senior Center, Saline, MI, 2014-present

Art Tutor/Private Art Instructor, 2009-present

Juror, Brighton Art Guild Exhibit, Brighton, MI, 2015

Guest Critic, Senior Thesis Exhibition, Adrian College, Adrian, MI, 2015

Art Instructor, 212 Arts Center, Saline, MI, 2012-2016

Substitute Teacher, Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012-present

Instructional Assistant, Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013-2014      

Program Assistant, Kendall College of Art & Design Continuing Studies Program, Summer 2013

Guest Critic, Adrian College Senior Thesis Exhibition, Adrian, MI, 2013

ESL Tutor, Ann Arbor, MI 2012-2013

Copywriter,, 2011-2013
Co-Curator, Free Radical Exhibition, CODA Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, 2011

Art Instructor, Kendall College Continuing Studies Program, 2010-2013

Graduate Assistant, Kendall College Continuing Studies Program, 2010-2011

Art Teacher, Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008-2009

Instructional Assistant, Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008-2009       

Substitute Teacher, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, 2008-2009           

Student Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools, 2007

Art Instructor, Saline Community Education, 2007


Awards and Honors:

WHAT Group Scholarship, 2011

Honorable Mention, The Art of the Bridge, 2010

EMU College of Education Celebration of Excellence Award, 2008

EMU Undergraduate Exhibition - 3rd Place in 2-D Category, 2007

Dean’s List, 2003-2007

Lucie Ann McCall Art Ed. Scholarship, 2006-2007 Academic year

Leadership & Volunteer Experience:

City of Saline Arts & Culture Committee Member, 2017-present

Saline Area Players Board Member, 2016-present

Committee Member, Saline District Library Art Display Committee, 2016-present

Saline Celtic Festival Executive Committee Member, 2015-present

Chair, “Wee Folks Island,” Saline Celtic Festival, 2008-present

Kendall MFA Club, Treasurer, 2010-2012

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