Curriculum Vitae

Education:

2008 – 2010:  M.F.A. sculpture with a minor in drawing, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

 

1999 – 2003:  B.F.A in general studio with concentrations in painting and printmaking, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

 

Work Experience:

2014 – present:  Exhibits Preparator at the Culture and Heritage Museums of York County, SC including the Museum of York County, Main Street Children’s Museum, Historic Brattonsville, and the McCelvey Center

-Design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of natural history exhibits, children’s learning and play areas, living history sites, and art                     exhibits

 

2017 – present:  Experience teaching advanced, intermediate, and beginning relief Printmaking, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2011 – present:  Adjunct Art Instructor Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

-Experience teaching undergraduate Drawing I, Three Dimensional Design I, Installations/Performance, 3D Design Technologies (co-taught                     course with Professor Emeritus Alf Ward), Relief Printmaking

-Experience teaching graduate independent studies and seminar in Sculpture/Installation/Performance

 

2008 – 2014:  Wood shop monitor at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

-Advise and assist students on safety, proper use of tools and techniques, structural integrity, and choice of materials

-Stretcher, panel, and frame building demonstrations

-Maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of tools and equipment

 

2003 – present:  Freelance artist and principal member of Sinergismo, a collaborative performance group

-Drawing, painting, sculpture

-Lead creative and logistical brainstorming sessions

-Design and fabricate props, sets, and costumes

-Perform and choreograph movement

-Compose and produce digital soundtracks

 

2006-2009: Commercial electric sign installer and service technician

Alltech Sign Service, Fort Mill, SC

-Led installation crews for electric and non-electric signs, awnings, banners, and vinyl throughout the Southeast region

-Logistic problem solving

-LED, neon, secondary wiring installation and repair

-Operation of high-reach-equipment

-MIG welding skills

-Site surveys including on-site observational drawings with measurements and notations

 

2004:     Part-time teacher at Clover School of the Arts – Clover, SC

-Taught drawing, performance, and poetry workshop to children ages 6-13

 

 

Drawing/Painting/Sculpture/Printmaking Exhibitions:

2017:     Wet Paint , Goodyear Arts – Charlotte, NC

              Under Pressure (juried printmaking show,) VEA Arts — Raleigh, NC

BOOM!, Twenty-Two – Charlotte, NC

Studio Party 2017: Space is the Place, McColl Center for Art and Innovation—Charlotte, NC

2016:     701 CCA, Dada show – Columbia, SC

2015:     The Form of things Unknown, C3 Lab – Charlotte, NC

Alien Native Movement, Twenty Two – Charlotte, NC

Emerging Artist Series, Sumter Gallery of Art – Sumter, SC

2014:     Oil to Water, Twenty Two – Charlotte, NC

Building a Universe, South Carolina State Museum — Columbia, SC

McColl Center for Art and Innovation – Charlotte, NC

2013:     Dialect Design – Charlotte, NC

The Loading Dock Gallery – Rock Hill, SC

Guerrero Gallery – San Francisco, CA

Red Bird Gallery – Columbia, SC

2012:     Echoed Locations, Twenty Two – Charlotte, NC

2011:     701 CCA, SC Biennial – Columbia, SC

2010:     Gallery 80808 – Columbia, SC

THIS Gallery – Los Angeles, CA

2009:     America’s Children’s Home, Dugg Dugg – Charlotte, NC

The Loading Dock Gallery – Rock Hill, SC

Charlotte Country Day School – Charlotte, NC

2008:     Lewandowski Gallery, MFA Works in Progress, Winthrop University

Dish Gallery- Charlotte, NC (solo show)

2007:     Giant Robot Gallery – New York, NY

Spark Contemporary Art Space Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY (solo show)

2006:     TAG – Nashville, TN

2005:     Green Rice Gallery – Charlotte, NC

2004:     Clover Jaycees art show – Clover, SC

2003:     Space Revisions: New Works for A New Space, Sumter Gallery of Art – Sumter, SC

Beam Gallery, Gaston College – Gastonia, NC

2000-2003:  Winthrop University Undergraduate exhibitions, union of student artists shows

 

Performance Exhibitions:

2018:     Gismodyssey:  An Odd-a-See, BOOM Festival – Charlotte, NC 

2017:     All the Dogs and Horses, The Courtroom – Rock Hill, SC

Sinergismo’s 117th  Annual Critter Pageant, Hickory Nut Residence –Charlotte, NC

All the Dogs and Horses, BOOM Festival – Charlotte, NC

              Unicorn in the Forest, The Milestone—Charlotte, NC

2016:     All the Dogs and Horses (Work in Progress Show,) Goodyear Arts—Charlotte, NC

Unicorn in the Forest  (Halloween Special,)  Hickory Nut Residence — Charlotte, NC

Unicorn in the Forest, Snug Harbor – Charlotte, NC

Ghost in the Wood, On Site/In Sight Dance Festival–Winston-Salem, NC

Ghost in the Wood , Snug Harbor – Charlotte, NC

Not a Cult: The True, Unbiased History of Sinergismo, BOOM Festival – Charlotte, NC

              Parallel Visions, Free Range Brewing – Charlotte, NC

2015:     Sinergismo Halloween Extravaganza, Hickory Nut Residence – Charlotte, NC

Anomaly, Davidson College – Davidson, NC

Hectorina’s Collywobble: A Rock Opera, Headliner for Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, SC

Collywobble , Headliner for Don’t Sweat It Fest, Rock Hill, SC

Color Code, South Carolina State Museum – Columbia, SC

Collywobble  (Acts 1-4,) Snug Harbor – Charlotte, NC

Critter Pageant, Snug Harbor – Charlotte, NC

2014:     Hectorina’s Collywobble (Act 1,) Neighborhood Theater – Charlotte, NC

Critter Pageant, Dead Wax Records – Lenoir, NC

When Doves Cry, Studio Party – McColl Center for Art and Innovation – Charlotte, NC

Color Code, The Cotton Mill – Rock Hill, SC

Color Code, The Courtroom – Rock Hill, SC

Color Code, The Milestone – Charlotte, NC

2013:     Byte House, Tremont Music Hall—Charlotte, NC

              Shallow Grave, The Loading Dock Gallery – Rock Hill, SC

              Old Man Toy, Tap Root Ensemble’s Incubator at Packard Place – Charlotte, NC

              Pit Stop, Charlotte Fringe Festival at the Chop Shop – Charlotte, NC

              Byte House (Revisited,) Recess Fest at Dialect Design– Charlotte, NC

              Byte House, Warehouse in Columbia, SC (701 CCA)

              Clean Sweep: Human Car Wash and Brush Your Teeth, The Courtroom –Rock Hill, SC

              Ambient Performance, Anita Stroud Park – Charlotte, NC

              The Children of Your Memories, Discovery Place — Charlotte, NC

2012:     Bright Nightmare, SCAAE Conference at the Columbia Museum of Art – Columbia, SC

             Bright Nightmare, The Courtroom – Rock Hill, SC

             The Midnight Hour, Fort Wayne Museum of Art/Fort Wayne Ballet Too – Fort Wayne, IN

             Echoed Locations, Twenty-Two – Charlotte, NC

            The Grappler, Winthrop University – Rock Hill, SC

            The Grappler, Genome Gallery – Charlotte, NC

2011:     Hooligan’s Day, The Courtroom – Rock Hill, SC

Hooligan’s Day, Sumter Gallery of Art – Sumter, SC

              Petrouchka  (Collaboration with David Ingram,) Fort Wayne Ballet Too – Fort Wayne, IN

              Micro-Cosmo, 701 CCA – Columbia, SC

2010:     Micro-Cosmo, Thesis Exhibition, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

The Art Experience, Gallery Up – Rock Hill, SC

Micro-Cosmo, SCAE Conference – Columbia, SC

             Circus Birth Us, Southern Holiday Arts Festival -Charlotte, NC

             The Worms…, Gallery Up – Rock Hill, SC

The Worms…, Outer Space – Charleston, SC

2009:     Rooster, Snake, Vulture, MFA Works – Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Rooster, Snake, Vulture, House Show – Rock Hill, SC

             Crash Course, House Show – Rock Hill, SC

             Crosswalk, Charlotte Dance Festival – Charlotte, NC

Legacy, Gallery Up, Rock Hill, SC

Death Ritual, MFA Works – Winthrop University

2008:     Fixing It All Around a Fake Fire, Charlotte Dance Festival – Charlotte, NC

Fixing It All Around a Fake Fire, MFA Works, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Exorcising the Light, McLaurin Gallery, Winthrop University Rock Hill, NC

2007:     Spirit and the Crane, Charlotte Dance Festival – Charlotte, NC

2006:     Curtain Works, North Carolina Dance Theater Studio Series – Charlotte, NC

The Water Project, Charlotte Dance Festival – Charlotte, NC

2005:     Curtain Works, North Carolina Dance Festival Saturday Series – Charlotte, NC

              Curtain Works, Crestdale Middle School – Charlotte, NC

2003:     Performer and collaborator in Jon Rajkovich’s The Point, Piccolo Spoleto Festival – Charleston, SC

The Water Project, Winthrop University Rock Hill, SC

 

 

 

Lectures, publications, and additional projects:

2017:    Museum Preparator/artist presentation for Dave Brown’s VCOM class at the Museum of York County, Rock Hill, SC

Performance Artist Talk and workshop for Stacey Davidson’s advanced painting class at Winthrop University

BOOM Festival Curator, Charlotte, NC

Artist’s Talk–Winthrop University Fine Arts

Faux Finish Painter for the Southern Christmas Show, Charlotte, NC.

2016:     BOOM Festival Curator, Charlotte, NC

Faux Finish Painter for the Southern Christmas Show, Charlotte, NC.

Costume design,fabrication, and character performance in Mall Goth’s Into the Shadow Realm.

2015:     Prop/costume design/fabrication/lighting technician for Alex Lieberman’s Ascension.

Design and fabrication of “castle corner” exhibit in Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill, SC.

Hollins University MFA in Dance, Program Thesis Mentor

Prop maker, costume designer, co-choreographer, and performer in Hectorina’s Collywobble, a rock opera.

2014:     Presented prop-making workshop for Taproot Ensemble

Performer and collaborator with Andy the Doorbum for The Milestone Club’s 45th Anniversary, Charlotte, NC.

Performer and collaborator in Andy the Doorbum’s record release performance, The Fool, Charlotte, NC

Summer Affiliate Artist at McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC

Presentation on Art and Intuition for graduate studies class, The Intuitive Eye, at Winthrop University

Awarded Research Council Grant with Dr. Maria Clara Paulino for the development of a course syllabus on Interdisciplinary studies

Collaborator and image maker for Taproot Ensemble’s This Message Must Be Consumed, presented at Pecha Kucha Volume 11 at                                    The Neighborhood Theater in Charlotte, NC

2013:     Performer and prop maker in Tap Root Ensemble’s Ophelos at Upstage in Charlotte, NC

Performer and prop/set designer in David Ingram’s Fort Wayne Ballet Too production.  Fort Wayne, IN

Designed and fabricated props, set, and costumes for Shakespeare Carolina’s production of Frankenstein

Artist in Residence at 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, SC

Presented workshop:  Investigations of the Grotesque, A C Flora High School, Columbia, SC

Fabricator and installation manager for John Love’s The Path of Yes, in the atrium of the Mint Museum of Charlotte, NC

Presented workshop: Constructing Kinetic Human Sculptures, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2012:     Collaborator and Performer for street dance to promote the Elder Gallery for the Democratic National Convention in                                                        Charlotte,NC

Presentation on sketchbook and creative process at Winthrop University

One week collaborative residency to produce an evening of dance in Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Artist presentation and question/answer session via Skype to University of Porto, Portugal

2011:     Organized student performance at SCAEA Conference in Greenville, SC

Prop maker for the film Hunger Games

Prop designer and prop maker for David Ingram’s Petrouchka – Fort Wayne Ballet Too – Fort Wayne, IN

Collaborator for a series of music videos for musician Ben Solee

2010:     Paulino, Maria Clara.   Jon Prichard: entre escultura e performance.  Journal of the Department of Patrimony Sciences and Technology of the                    College of Humanities (Faculdade de Letras) of the University of Porto

Lecture and workshop on performance art, Lander University, Greenwood, SC

2008:     Founded The Lunatic Dance Club–performance art group in Rock Hill, SC