EDUCATION

2016       International Research Project: China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar

2014       M.F.A.  Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA.

2010       B.A. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2009      International Study: ICU College, Tokyo, Japan

 

EXHIBITIONS

2015       Solo ShowCue: Sleeth Gallery: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV

2015       Summer: The Fifth Column Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2014       Thesis Exhibition, Arena 1 Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2014       MFA Exhibition, Laguna Art Museum: Laguna Beach, CA

2014       Solo Show: Staged: CES Contemporary, Arts Foundation: Laguna Beach, CA

2014       Manifest: Fresh Paint: Creative Research Gallery: Cincinnati, OH

2013       Future Tense: CES Contemporary Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2013       MFA Exhibition, Laguna Museum of Art: Laguna Beach, CA

2013       MFA Exhibition: Laguna City Hall: Laguna Beach, CA

2012      Solo Show: Opulence: UCLA Charlie White Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2011       Solo Show: Diaphanous: Tiny Stage Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2010      From the Window to the Wall: Charlie White Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2010      Solo Show: Pink Zebra: UCLA Charlie White Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2009     Solo Show: Twice Apparition: UCLA Charlie White Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2014       Juxtapoz Periodical

2014       Manifest International Painting Annual 4

2013       Art in America Periodical

 

AWARDS & HONORS

2015       Artist in Residence: Laguna College of Art and Design: Laguna Beach, CA

2014       Artist in Residence: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV

2014       Honorable Mention: Texas National Painting Competition: SFA Art Gallery: Juror- Jerome Witkins

2013       Manifest: INPA 4

2012      First Place: Photography: Dortort Center of Arts (Judged by James Welling)

2011       Best of Show: Painting: Los Angeles Art League: Grand Prize: Photography

2010      Nominee: Eli & Edith Broad Fine Art Scholarship (selected 4 yrs in a row)

2009     First Place: Eli & Edith Broad Fine Art Scholarship

 

GUEST LECTURES & ARTIST TALKS (recent)

2016      Guest Lecture: Portfolio Idea Exchange: Orange Coast College: Costa Mesa, CA

2015      Artist Talk: Solo Exhibition: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, West Virginia

2015      Artist Talk: Governor School of the Arts: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Shanghai Teaching Faculty: Education First Center for Adults: (Candidate), Shanghai, China 07. 2016 - 09. 2016

International Research Project: China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar 12. 2015 - 09. 2016

Director of Art and Creative Studies: E1 Education Program: Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai: Zhuhai, China 01. 2016 - 02. 2016

Professor of Art: Orange Coast College: Costa Mesa, California 08. 2015 - 01.2016

Head of Department of Art: Governor's School of the Arts: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV 01. 2015 - 08.2015

Artist in Residence: Laguna College of Art and Design: Laguna Beach, CA 06. 2015 - 09.2015

Visiting Professor of Art: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV 08. 2014 - 05. 2015

Artist in Residence: West Virginia Wesleyan College: Buckhannon, WV 08. 2014 - 05. 2015

Fine Art Faculty: Orange County Art Studios: Anaheim, CA 08. 2013 - 05. 2014 ... 08. 2015 - 12. 2015

Artist Assistant: Fatemah Burnes: Laguna Beach, CA 09. 2015 - 12. 2015

Teaching Assistant: Laguna College of Art and Design: Laguna, CA 09. 2012 - 06. 2014