University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon — Masters in Fine Art in Photography, 2010
Mills College, Oakland, California — Bachelors in Studio Art with emphasis in Photography and Painting, 2005
City College of San Francisco — Associates in Arts and Sciences, 2002
Gallery Director, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, Oregon — 2013- to present
My duties as Gallery Director range from coordinating, promoting, curating, contracting artists and instructors and installing exhibitions at the UVAA galleries to assisting the Executive Director with aspects of grant writing and coordinating text and materials for grant proposals. I carefully handle the receiving and shipping of Artworks. I run meetings with a Gallery Committee where we engage together in the process of ideation and creation of exhibition schedule and programming for the Hallie Brown Ford Gallery. I coordinate and manage exhibitions in a total of six galleries equating to 36 shows per
Professor of Visual Communications and Fine Art; Umpqua community College, Roseburg, Oregon — 2007-2013
My duties as Professor of Art and Visual Communications range from face-to-face teaching to the development of curriculum and coordinating student exhibitions within the Art Department. I’ve designed and implemented curriculum for a Visual Communications Certification Program and have been a Leader in the development of a contemporary artistic discourse within the Fine Art Department the rural Community College Central Oregon.
Gallery Coordinator Fellow, Laverne Krause Gallery; University of Oregon — 2008-2010
As Gallery Manager and Exhibition
Curator and Exhibition Coordinator, Whipple Fine Art Gallery, UCC — 2012-present
My engagement in the Curatorial Practice at the Whipple Fine Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College and at the Umpqua Valley Art Center in this past year has led to four innovative and contemporary Exhibitions here in Southern/Central rural Oregon. These exhibitions have displayed innovation and contemporary ideas in Art.
Graphic Designer, Roseburg, Oregon — 2006 to present
I’ve been a Freelance Graphic Designer and Photographer. I’ve worked to brand the Fine Art Department at
I understand both design language and ideas of Contemporary Fine Art and can make decisions, which are grounded within not only a historical
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