CV 2013

Education

Master of Fine Arts, August 2000

1997-2000    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Bachelor of Fine Arts, December 1992

1989-1992    Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

1988-1989    Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois

Exhibitions History

2013

Abstracting the Seam, Curated by Allison Peters Quinn, Hyde Park Art Centre, Chicago, Illinois

2011

Aqua Artfair, what-it-is Miami, Florida

R& D Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Group Exhibition, Mike’s Museum, Salem, Massachusetts

Art for Queer Health Benefit Exhibition, High Concept Laboratories, Chicago Illinois

Nodes, Charnel House , Chicago, Il- Group Curated Exhibition

Group Show, R&D Gallery, Chicago, Il

Mike’s Museum, Salem, Massuchusetts, Mural Project and Video Installation

what-it-is, Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY

what-it-is, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, FL

Satellite, part of Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, Il, Curated by Ryan Scheidt and Jen Grossman,Video Installation

2010

Art Modern Gallery, Miami International Art Fair, Miami, Florida

what-it-is, Verge Art Fair, Miami, Florida

Project Space, antena gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Mike’s Museum, New York, New York

(Con)temporary Art Space, Chicago, Illinois

2009

post_ II (Solo Show), what it is, Oak Park, Illinois

Bridge Art Fair, Project Space/Video Installation, New York, New York

2008

Bridge Art Fair, GARDENfresh, Miami, Florida

Group Show, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Meyers, Florida

2007

Bridge Art Fair, GARDENfresh, London, England

post_, GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

1623 East, Group Show, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, curated by Natalie Mayville

2006

Bridge Art Fair, GARDENfresh, Miami Beach, Miami, Florida

Thingsweresomuchbetterthelasttimewemet, GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

Bridge Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois

2005

NOVA ArtFair,Chicago,Illinois

Members Only, GARDENfresh, Chicago Illinois

2004

Mechanized Idea, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, curated by Ginger Wolfe

Stray Show, gallery HQ, Chicago, Illinois

Organically Grown in the Midwest, SUNY Purchase Gallery, curated by Luis Maldonado

2003

Barbette, gallery HQ, Kansas City, Missouri

2nd Anniversary Release Gala, Bridge Magazine, Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois

Evanston Annual Art Auction, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois

Stray Show, FA/Municipal Spaces, Chicago, Illinois

Video Screening, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Re/collections, Atlanta, Georgia, Curated by Annika Conner

Inaugural Exhibition, Bucket Rider, Chicago, Illinois

Division, Open-End Art, Chicago, Illinois

Work, Bite Café, Chicago, Illinois

Thirty Thirty Nine, Gallery 3039, Carroll Street Lofts, Chicago, Illinois

2001

Three Artists, Arts Council of Windsor Ontario Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, curated by Natalie Mayville

2000

Thought + Chance + Practice* (MFA Thesis Exhibition), Surplus Gallery,                      Carbondale, Illinois

Artshow, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Mini-Print Show, Toyoura Historical Museum, Niigata, Japan, curated by Chika Ito

Mini-Print Show, Hotel Kangetsu Gallery, Niigata, Japan

Mini-Print Show, 1st Annual Creators Market, Niigata, Japan

Good Luck Glove Group Show, Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Still (video installation)*, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

1999

Go postal, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Small, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Elastic- installation, Surplus Space, Carbondale, Illinois

Meta-catchy/ Post-funny, Surplus Space, Carbondale, Illinois

1998

People are crazy if they think they are in control of their lives, Surplus Gallery,                  Carbondale, Illinois

Bring your own Art, Douglas School Art Place, Murphysboro, Illinois

Cheap Art, Longbranch Cafe, Carbondale, Illinois

Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Something to masticate on, Juror: Jed Jackson, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale,                  Illinois

1997

Post-pop nihilism, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Knock out to dispense, Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, Illinois

1994

Northwest Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror: Joel Peter Witkin, COCA:  Center of

Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington

Cafe Paradiso, Seattle, Washington

Represented by Art Modern Gallery, Miami, Florida

Represented by Mike’s Museum, Salem, Massachusetts

Collections

Southern Illinois University, Stone House (Office of the President), Carbondale, Illinois

Daryl and Jeff Stokols

Oliver B. Aguilar

Jennifer and Mike Lash

Dora Villarosa

Curated Exhibitions

2004    Artboat 2004,Selected Independent Curator,  Bridgemagazine, Chicago, Illinois

2003    Stray in May, GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

Limbo, Ben Foch, GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

The Lawrence Welk Sessions, Brad Bullock,  GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

The Stray Show, Tom Burtonwood and Holly Holmes, Ginger Wolfe, Ben Foch and Brad

Bullock for GARDENfresh, Chicago, Illinois

Elastic, Jason Sterns, Marcia Wiley, Tom Burtonwood, Brad Bullock and Dawn Gavin,

Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Small, Graham McDougal and  David Constable, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

Professional Practice

Freelance Preparator

2009 to Present

Habitat Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Guest Artist Lecturer

2008

Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Meyers, Florida

Member/Founder

2001 to 2008

GARDENfresh, Project Space, Chicago, Illinois

Moraine Valley Community College

2001 to 2002

Adjunct Professor, Palos Hills, Illinois

Southern Illinois University

1997 to 2000

Graduate Student and Teacher, Carbondale, Illinois