2003 MFA, University of Delaware
1997 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007–Present Associate Professor, Painting, Department of Art, Florida State University. Undergraduate and graduate level courses for Painting and Drawing. Specializations include: historic materials and techniques of painting, seminars that focus on professional practices, and supervision/mentoring of BFA and MFA candidates.
Selected Solo Shows
2016 Pieces of Pieces, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA
2015 Burza w Szklance Wody, Galeria “Stara” Biura WystawArtystycznych, Lublin, Poland (catalog)
2012 Solar Midnight, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
Since Midnight, Western Carolina University Museum of Art, Cullowhee, NC
2010 Tales of Passion and Woe, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Intemperance, Billy Shire Fine Art, Culver City, CA
2007 Virtues and Vices, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
Virtues and Vices, Ningbo Museum of Art, Ningbo, China
2006 Involuntary Thoughts, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Wanted Night Gardener, Mezzanine Gallery, Wilmington, DE
The Secret Lives of Portraits, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Selected Group Shows
2016 5th Annual Beinart Collective Exhibition, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Portraits of Friends, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Exhibit for Peace, Altelier Gustav, Paris, France
2015 Back and Forth: A Dialog in Paint, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (catalog)
Cute and Creepy, Longview Museum of Art, Tyler, TX
OROBOROS, Lemieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Phantastische Venus, City Hall, Viechtach, Germany
2014 Endangered Visions, ManilArt Fair, Manila, Philippines
Where you Stay At? Ten Gallery, Prospect 3 Satellite, New Orleans, LA
FEMME SHOW: 7th Annual Women’s Invitational Exhibition, Pop Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
International Festival of Arts and Sciences Visionaries Chimeria, Castle Sedan, Sedan, France
¡Orale! Kings and Queens of Cool/Lowbrow Insurgence: The Rise of Post-Pop Art, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM (book)
2013 Dreams and Divinities, Instituto America de Santa Fe, Granada, Spain/ Visionary Art Gallery,Paris, France/Centro Cultural San Marco, Iglesia San Marcos, Toledo, Spain/Churianna Cultural Center, Granada, Spain
Four Dreamers, Espace D’Art Mompezat, Paris, France
Messin’ with the Masters, Mesa Fine Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona
2012 For the Love of Art, Sarasota Art Center, Sarasota, CA
Awakened, AFA Gallery, New York City, NY
SCOPE [Art Fair]. Basel, Switzerland: Mindy Solomon Gallery
Man, Myth, Or Monster, Le Mieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Visionaries; Past, Present, and Future, curated by France Garrido,
Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, Bayside, NY (catalog)
Detailed Information, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St.Petersberg, FL
GOTHIC, Curated by Amy V. Grimm, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2011 Verge Art Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
25th Anniversary, La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA (book)
INLE, curated by Greg Simkins, 1988 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Suggestivism, curated by Greg Escalante and Nathan Spoor, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Monica, CA (book)
Believe it or Not, curated by Catherine Bergmann, Dunedin Art Center, Dunedin, FL
2010 Draw, Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (book)
Award Winners X, curated by Ryan Grover, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
In Canon, Curated by Margaret Winslow, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
Lead Poisoning, curated by Jason D’Aquino, Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY
Hunt and Gather, Think Space, Los Angeles, CA (book)
Another Road Side Attraction, curated by Samantha Levin, ISE Cultural Foundation, NY
2009 Beyond Eden Art Fair at Barnsdale, Billy Shire Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
In Your Dreams, curated by Edward Sullivan of NYU, Pen and Brush Society, New York, NY
Super School, curated by Lola, Copro Nason, Santa Monica, CA
Sugar Coated Strange, Pop Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Aqua Art Fair, Billy Shire, Miami, FL
13th Hour, Last Rites, New York, NY
Art Encounter 2008, Juror: Brian Dursum, The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
Deep Pop: a survey of Pop Surrealism, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
2007 Bridge Art Fair: Chicago, London, and Miami, Billy Shire Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
New Talent, Billy Shire Fine Art, Culver City, CA
Draw, curated by Eric Foss, traveling exhibit: New York, Austin, London, and Tokyo
2006 Fresh Meat, Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA
Undertow, curated by Alix Sloan, Metalstone Gallery, New York, NY
DDA Award Winners, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
2004 US Artists: American Fine Art Show, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA
New Talent Show, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Cute and Creepy, Florida State Museum, Tallahassee, FL
30th Anniversary Exhibition, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
Honors, Awards, and Prizes
Committee of Faculty Research Support, FSU (2013).
Nominated for the Painters and Sculptors Grant Program, Joan Mitchell Foundation (2012).
Nomination, Golden A.C.E. Award for Arts and Culture (2012).
2nd Prize, “Flaunt”, Thomasville Art Center, Thomasville, GA (2011).
Committee on Faculty Research Support (2009).
First Year Assistant Professor Award (2008).
United States Artists Award Nominee (2007).
Nominated for the United States Artists Award (2006).
Delaware Division of the Arts Honorable Mention for Emerging Artist in Painting (2004).
Emerging Artist in Painting Honorable Mention, Delaware Division of the Arts (2004).
Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, University of Delaware (2003).
University of Delaware Full Teaching Assistantship, University of Delaware (2002).
Palmer Lake Art Group Scholarship, Palmer Lake Art Group (1992).
Florida State Division of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowship (2009–2010).
Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship for Established Artist in Painting (2005–2006).
University of Delaware Calloway Magness Fellowship (2001–2003).
Harwood Museum, Toas, NM
John Cabot University, Rome, Italy
Western Carolina State Museum of Art, Cullowhee, NC
Mindy Solomon Gallery, FL
Lakes Center for the Arts, CO
Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
University of Northern Florida, Jacksonville, FL
California State Fullerton, Orange County, CA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
The Green School, Ubud, Bali
The Observatory, Brooklyn, New York
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Colorado State University at Colorado Springs, CO
621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
Colorado University at Boulder, CO
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Ningbo School of Art, Ningbo, China
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
Philadelphia Institute of Art, Philadelphia, PA
School of Visual Art, New York, NY
University of Southern Florida, Tampa, FL
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA
Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
Sarasota Art Center, Sarasota, FL
Judge for an Exhibition
2016 ADSO 24th Southeast Regional Juried Fine Arts
2016 Valdosta National
2011 UNF Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Jacksonville, FL (2011).
24th Tallahassee International, Florida State Museum, Tallahassee, FL (2010).
2009 Tallahassee High School Showcase, Lemoyne Art Center, Tallahassee, Florida (2009).