EDUCATION

2014-2018   Aristides Atelier, Seattle, WA.

  • Studying classical drawing and painting techniques with master artist Juliette Aristides. 

2013   Painting Apprenticeship under portrait painter Carl Groh, Lafayette, LA.

  • Focused on executing portraits, understanding commission contracts and budgets.

2008-2012   BFA Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD), Columbus, OH.

  • Majored in fine arts, specialized in painting and drawing.

2005-2008   Say Sí Gifted Arts Program, San Antonio, TX.

  • Accepted into its nationally recognized visual arts program and specialized in drawing and oil painting.

INTERNSHIPS, HONORS & AWARDS

2018   Studio Monitor for Steven Assael workshop at Gage Academy, Seattle WA

  • Assist instructor, manage models, coordinate with students and facilitate a focused atmosphere in workshop.

2018   1st Place Best of Gage Narrative Category, WA

2017   FACE/TRAC Conference Scholarship Finalist, FL

2017   Best of Gage 3rd Place Portrait Category, WA

2016   Susan Winokur & Paul Leach Award

2016   Studio Monitor for Max Ginsburg Workshop at WIFAS, Whidbey Island, WA

  • Assist instructor, manage models, coordinate with students and facilitate a focused atmosphere in workshop.

2015-2018   Studio Monitor for Juliette Aristides.

  • Assist with scheduling models, coordinating with students and keeping a focused atmosphere in Atelier.

2015   Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists Scholarship

2015   1st Place Seattle Co-Arts Scholarship

2015   3rd Place Best of Gage Annual Show

2012   Presentation at Seventh International Conference on the Arts in Society

  • Invited to present my artwork at its 2012 conference held in Liverpool, England, as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

2012   Graduated magna cum laude from Columbus College of Art and Design

             (CCAD) with a 3.82 GPA.

2011   Internship under Anatomist Eric Kenz, director of the Cadaver Lab at

             Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH.

  • Studied human anatomy from cadavers and performed dissections under his tutelage.

2011   Internship under Anthony Baker, Medical Illustrator at Ohio State University,

            Columbus, OH.

  • Completed anatomical illustrations for a series of yoga poses.

2010   Charles Hall Memorial Scholarship for artistic and academic achievement,

             CCAD

2010   Trustees’ Award Scholarship, CCAD

2009   President’s List, CCAD, 3.8 GPA

2009   Trustees’ Award Scholarship, CCAD

2009   Honors Program, CCAD

2008   President’s List, CCAD, 3.9 GPA

2008   Trustees’ Award Scholarship, CCAD

EMPLOYMENT

2015   Painting Assistant , Cascadia Art Museum, Edmonds, WA.

  • Assisted in painting a mural for the Cascadia museum of historical Northwest art to open in the summer of 2016. Commissioned by museum founder, Lindsey Echleberger.

2012–2014    Freelance Artist for NOTINK STUDIOS, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Did Freelance drawings and editing.

2011-2012   Creative Coach at Columbus College of Art and Design.

  • Tutored art students.

2011   Lab Assistant at Columbus College of Art and Design.

  • Worked in the printmaking lab.

2007-2008   Teaching Assistant and Mentor at Say Sí, San Antonio, TX.

  • Mentored and assisted in teaching younger students in the arts program, which has been recognized by the Wallace Foundation as one of the nation’s top school arts organizations.

  • Sold many paintings at Say Sí’s art exhibits.

COMMISSIONS

2018   Mastercopy of Jean Baptiste Belley, in collection of Julie Tall

2018   Kentaro, in collection of Harriet Rubin

2018   Anjelika, in collection of Harriet Rubin

2017   The Mannequin, in collection of Elisabeth and Ramen Cuddihy

2017   Draped, in collection of Andy Miller

2016   Distraction, in collection of Sandra Bolton

2016   Drapery Study, in collection of Rebecca King

2015   The Barber, in collection of Kevin Johnson.

2015   Portrait of Jacob Stern, in collection of Renée Simard.

2015   Daniel, in collection of Eve Alyson.

2014   Jazz Club, in collection of Rick McDessie.

2013   New Orleans Jazz Band, in collection of Rick McDessie.

2012   Two architectural drawings for the 125th Anniversary of the Columbus Club,

           whose members have included two U.S. presidents; the commission is only

           awarded every 25 years.

2012   Medical drawings for Stanford University surgeons.

2011   Life Cycle Portrait, in collection of Dr. Glenn Walter.

2010   Bride’s Portrait, in collection of Momin Durani.

2008   Death in the Corner Pocket II, in the collection of Mary Esther Escobedo.

2008   Logo for King William Fair, San Antonio, TX.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018   Departure/Arrival, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle, WA

2018   Atelier Process and Painting, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA

2018   Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2017   Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2015   Forward Looking & Beautifully Timeless, Institute of Classical Architecture

            and Art Group Show, King Street Station, Seattle, WA.

2015   Best of Gage Annual Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.

2014   Día de los Muertos Exhibition, Say Sí, San Antonio, TX.

2014   Small Scale Work for a Larger Cause, Say Sí, San Antonio, TX.

2010   Everything Explodes, CCAD, Columbus, OH.

2009   Small Scale Work for a Larger Cause, Say Sí, San Antonio, TX

PUBLICATIONS

2013   Medical drawings done for Stanford University for “The Posterior Approach

             to Pelvic Ring Injuries: A Technique for Minimizing Soft Tissue

             Complications” were featured in Injury, International Journal of the Care of

             the Injured, Volume 44, Issue 12.

2009   Three portraits - Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, Honduran Gen. Romeo

             Vasquez and Roy Bourgeois - published in the National Catholic Reporter.