2022 MFA in studio art, University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies, Lexington, KY
2013 BA, Philosophy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, cum laude
2021-2022 Visiting Assistant Professor of Drawing, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
2020-present Instructor of Record in Studio Art, University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies, Lexington, KY
2D Foundations (hybrid)
2019-2022 Teaching Assistant in Studio Art, University of Kentucky, School of Art and Visual Studies, Lexington, KY
Intaglio / Lithography
Screenprint / Relief
Related Work Experience
2019-2021 Printmedia Studio Technician, University of Kentucky SA/VS, Lexington, KY
Extensive operational and safety knowledge of a variety of presses and equipment such as: Riso EZ 221U Duplicators, Vandercook Universal Letterpress, Showcard Press, NuArc Tri-Lite Exposure Unit, Charles Brand Litho Press, Paper Guillotine, stop motion copy stand, Universal laser
Related Professional Experience
2017-19 Associate Acquisitions Editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Acquired 15 scholarly titles per year in Science Fiction Studies, Food Studies, Anthropology and Regional trade
2016-17 Arts and Culture Writer, Smile Politely, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Freelance writer for local arts and culture publication
2013-2017 Assistant Acquisitions Editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Worked closely with authors to transmit manuscripts into production, provided event support at scholarly meetings, trained incoming assistants and student workers
2013 Acquisitions Intern, Yale University Press Art & Architecture Workshop, New Haven, CT
Extern, Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, New York City, NY
2012 Editorial Intern, Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, MN
2023 Nature 2023, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gimpo, South Korea
2022 Tiny Things, Wavelength Art Space, Chattanooga, TN
Reappropriation, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH. Curated by Alanna Austin
Stand Out Prints, High Point Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN. Juried by William Villalongo
Mid America Print Council Juried Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH. Juried by Melissa Haviland
Southern Printmaking Biennale X International, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA. Juried by Will Kurunc
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Gardiner Gallery of Art, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Apse/Altar, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH. Two-person exhibition with Benjamin Erny
Pantheon, The Parachute Factory, Lexington, KY. Installation with Benjamin Erny
Synthesis, Mill & Max Gallery, Lexington, KY
Graphic Morphologies, Bolivar Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Solo Exhibition
ARTIFACT: [BOLD], Secrest Gallery, High Point University, High Point, NC. Juried by Meena Khalili
Colony, Loudon House Gallery, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY. Solo Exhibition
2021 Printwork 2021, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA. Juried by Joseph Lupo and Rachel Saul Rearick
Flux, outdoor Art Post installation (invited), Grand Valley State University Curatorial Studio andAvenue for the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
PRHBTN, Loudon House Gallery, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY.
Dean’s Office 2021 MFA Exhibitor, University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts, Lexington, KY
Graphic Morphologies, WiP Gallery, University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts, Lexington, KY. Curated by Samantha Simpson. Solo Exhibition
Improper, Folx Gallery, Louisville, KY.
MFA Show 2021, Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Curated by Bailey O’Leary and Joshua Cummings
Paper & Clay, Tippetts and Eccles Galleries, Utah State University, Logan, UT. Juried by Kathy Puzey
2020 Near & Far, The Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. Curated by Anthony Mead
It’s My Party, 48 Stunden Neükolln, Berlin, Germany
2019 Intersection: MFA Show, Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Curated by Holly Poole and Aaron Reynolds
Residencies and Grants
2019-2022 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Kentucky SA/VS, Lexington, KY
2022 Residency, In Cahoots, Petaluma, CA
2021 Artist of Color Full Grant in Printmaking, In Cahoots Residency, Petaluma, CA
2021 College of Fine Arts student creative activity/research program grant, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2019-2021 Graduate Materials Grant - University of Kentucky SA/VS, Lexington, Kentucky
2015 Whiting Diversity Grant, American Association of University Presses, New York City, NY
2021 The Hand Magazine, featured artist, Prairie Village, KS, page 34.
RiFLe Summer 2021, featured artist, WRFL.fm, Lexington, KY, page 19.
2020 RiFLe Fall 2020, featured artist, WRFL.fm, Lexington, KY, page 21.
2017 “When Champaign Closes a Gallery, Urbana Opens a New One,” Smile Politely, July 27.
“Fall at the Krannert Art Museum: Flora, Fauna, and Feats of Curation,” Smile Politely, September 7.
“Third annual 8 to CREATE is a blast,” Smile Politely, March 14.
“Light and Movement at the Krannert Gallery,” Smile Politely, March 9.
“Alicia Henry comes Home to Giertz Gallery,” Smile Politely, February 13.
2016 “Stranger Things: 2016 State of the Art Drawing Invitational at Giertz Gallery,” Smile Politely, December 16.
“Something for everyone at the KAM School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition,” Smile Politely, December 12.
“Painter’s Jeans: Angelo Ray Martinez’s Body Without Organs at the Independent Media Center Gallery,” Smile Politely, November 21.
“Design is fine art: CUDO pro show,” Smile Politely, November 14.
Lectures and Presentations
2021 “Creating a Feminist Bio Scientific Imaginary,” Fabric and Nature: Collage as Feminist Practice, session chair and panelist, Kolaj LIVE Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, November 7-9
2017 What do Book Publishers Want?, panelist, Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, June 15
2016 Roundtable: Professional Development: What do Book Publishers Want?, panelist, Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society, University of Toronto, Scarborough, T Toronto, ON, June 22
2020 Infestation, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
2021 Member, Drawing Search Committee, University of Kentucky SA/VS, Lexington, KY
Treasurer, The Art Grads (TAG) MFA Graduate Student Organization, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2019 Membership Chair, Champaign-Urbana Potter’s Club, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Mid America Print Council (MAPC), Des Moines, Iowa, member
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, member
2018 Letterpress Workshop, Handset Tradition and New Techniques, instructor: Sarah Shebarro, Penland School of Craft, Bakersville, NC
2017-18 Inclusive Illinois Leadership Series, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL