Dodd Reception Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art - Athens, GA March - April, 2015
I was honored to be the first Undergraduate student selected to have a piece displayed in the new main lobby gallery of the Lamar Dodd School of Art. It is one of the major pieces from my BFA Exhibition.
Bertelsmann Gallery - Athens Academy - Athens, GA March - April, 2015
I was honored to be highlighted in located in the Bertelsmann Gallery of Athens Academy. My work was shown along with several of my clay friends from the UGA Ceramics Studio, another local artist & painter, Maria Nissan, as well as several students in the Athens Academy Art Club. I had 15 pieces in the show from early March through the end of April. I am very grateful for Dr. Lawrence Stueck, accomplished sculptor and scholar, including me in this show!
BFA Art Education Exit Show - Lamar Dodd School of Art - Bridge Gallery - Athens, GA - April 2015
My Art Education degree was comprehensive in its studio focus and also included an Exit Exhibition at the close of our degree. While I was student teaching in Spring of 2015, I had the opportunity to exhibit work with my fellow student teaching classmates, who are also incredibly talented artists themselves.
ICON - Lamar Dodd School of Art - Bridge Gallery - Athens, GA January 2015
Juror: Michael Ross, MFA in Painting, UGA
I was incredibly honored to have three pieces selected by my friend, fellow Lamar Dodd artist, and incredibly talented painter, Michael Ross (MFA Candidate - Painting).
BFA Ceramics Exit Exhibition - Lamar Dodd School of Art - Gallery 101 - Athens, GA - December 2015
This was one of the most impactful experiences in my career, and definitely the most expansive body of work I have made thus far. I feel I found a new voice, way of making, and form of expression through the creation of these pieces.
*Please see my "bfa Exit" page on this website for all photos and the full description of this body of work.
Photo to the left:
My beloved Professor, Ted Saupe, and me at the Closing Reception of my BFA Exit Exhibition in December, 2015. I am eternally grateful for all that this man has taught me about art and life.
*See full show on "bfa Exit" page of this website.
Georgia Small Works - Juried Show - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation - Watkinsville, GA - October - November 2014
I was excited to have 2 works selected for the Georgia Small Works 2014 Exhibition! I had so enjoyed being in this show the previous year, that I decided to apply again! The only run is that the work must be at or less than 14 inches in any direction, yet can be any medium. There were many great small works shown!
Southworks 2014 - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation - Watkinsville, GA March-May 2014
Juror: Ron Platt, Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Birmingham Museum of Art
I was incredibly excited and honored to be chosen for the annual Southworks 2014 show by OCAF! This juried show features works from among some the most talented southern artists. Artists apply from across the south to be represented in this show. It was a great honor and a show I will always cherish being a part of.
39th Annual Juried Show - Lyndon House Arts Center - Athens, GA March-May 2014
*Award: Studio Group Patrons Award
Juror: Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator of Des Moines Art Center in Iowa; previously at Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and Philadelphia Museum of Art
Student Juried Show - Lamar Dodd School of Art - Athens, GA January- February 2014
Jurors: Hope Hilton, Athens curator and artist & Regina Rex, Brooklyn curatorial collective
Winter Cram Exhibition - Lamar Dodd School of Art - Athens, GA January 2014 (not pictured)
Georgia Small Works - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation - Watkinsville, GA October-November 2013
*Award: Merit of Excellence
Juror: Celia Reed, Curator of Lyndon House Arts Foundation
Pulaski Street Art Crawl - Artini's, Georgia Sculpture Society - Athens, GA October 2013
Juror: Stan Mullins, Sculptor
La Mostra Exhibition - Palazzo Vegnotti - Cortona, Italy July 2012
*Professor's Choice in Ceramics (pictured below)
*Professor's Choice in Papermaking