EDUCATION

2018 BFA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Major: Studio Art, Focuses: Artist Books, Text and Media, Public Art and Architectural Art

 

SPECIALIZED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

2017–2018 Honors in the Major. “PALM/etto Collective: An Exploration into Socially Engaged Artistic Environmentalism,” Supervising professor: Rob Duarte, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

2015–2016 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). “Artistic and Architectural Applications of Tensegrity,” Supervising professor: Kenn von Roenn. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

2015–2016 Public Art and Architectural Art Certification Program, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

 

NON-DEGREE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2018 Paper: Material & Content, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC.

2017 Intro to Contemporary Papermaking, Dieu Donné, New York, NY.

2017 Recycled Papermaking Workshop, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

2017 Letterpress I Intensive Workshop, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

2016 Woodworking I, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2018 Windgate Partial Scholarship Award ($1,000): Scholarship received to attend Paper: Material and Content at Penland School of Craft.

2018 Ann Kirn Award, Florida State University ($1,000): Awarded for work exemplifying exceptional artistic achievement and strong design skills by the FSU art department faculty.

2018 Windgate Fellowship Award Nominee: Limited access nomination for graduating seniors demonstrating exceptional skill in craft.

2017 Bess H. Ward Honors Thesis Award. “PALM/etto Collective: An Exploration into Socially Engaged Artistic Environmentalism,” Florida State University. ($500): Developed a workshop series dedicated to encouraging environmental and social action through art.

2017 Florida State University IDEA Grant. “The Botanical Nature of Architecture,” Supervising professor: Denise Bookwalter. Florida State University. ($1,000): Traveled to New York City to study the heavily built urban landscape, exploring the inherent connections between man-made and natural environments, and developing an artist book that reimagines architecture as botanical specimens, based on this research.

 

PRESENTATIONS

2017 “The Botanical Nature of Architecture,” Fall Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence, Tallahassee, FL, October 2.

2016 “Artistic and Architectural Applications of Tensegrity,” Florida State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Tallahassee, FL, March 29.

2016 “Artistic and Architectural Applications of Tensegrity,” Florida Undergraduate Research Conference, Tampa, FL, February 27.

 

WORKSHOP/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018 “Making Zines: DIY Publishing and Self-Expression on Literally Anything,” PALM/etto Collective, The Plant Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL, April 8.

2018 “Urban Paper and Nature,” Pathfinders Hiking Club & PALM/etto Collective, The Plant Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL, March 31.

2018 “Guerrilla Gardening: History, Tactics, Artistic Practice,” PALM/etto Collective, The Plant Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL, March 25.

2018 “Creating P(ie/ea)ce,” Waging Peace & PALM/etto Collective, The Plant Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL, March 4.

2018 “Making Zines: DIY Publishing and Self-Expression on Literally Anything,” Tallahazine Fest & PALM/etto Collective, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL, February 24.

2018 “Environmentalism in Papermaking,” PALM/etto Collective, The Plant Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL, January 21.

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2018–2019 Group Exhibition, “Lichen,” Creative Tallahassee Extended Exhibit, Council on Culture and Arts, City Hall Gallery, Tallahassee, FL.

2018 Group Exhibition, "Lichen," Creative Tallahassee, Council on Culture and Arts, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, FL.

2017 Group Exhibition, "The Botanical Nature of Architecture," BFA Babes, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL.

2015 Group Exhibition, "Fused Hunts," 30 Under 30, Council on Culture and Arts, City Hall Gallery, Tallahassee, FL.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017–2018 Fabrication Lab, Lab Monitor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

2017–2018 All Saints Cinema, Graphic Designer, Tallahassee, FL.

2017 All Saints Cinema, Graphic Design Intern, Tallahassee, FL.

2016 Diverse World Fashion, Layout Designer, Tallahassee, FL.

2016 CaLL, City as Living Laboratory, Inc., Studio Intern, New York, NY.

2015 Master Craftsman Studio, Studio Intern, Tallahassee, FL.