Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Graduation — May 13, 2012

Merit Scholarship Recipient

Advanced Painting track

Emphasis of study in Fibers and Materials Studies & Painting and Drawing


Undergraduate Studies, University of Colorado—Fall 2007-Spring 2009

Visual and Performing Arts & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Fellowship, Cottonwood Center for the Arts — July 2007-Dec. 2007, Colorado Springs

Guided under mentor and teacher, Kay Jeansonne

Arranged open studio figure drawing sessions

20 hours at studio a week

Basic office work


Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Scholarship, — summer 2006, Colorado Springs

Fully paid two-week summer seminar program