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 'Do Not Resuscitate' w/ framed drawings by Meg Fransee & piled donuts @ Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI


EDUCATION
·       2014    MFA, Art (Drawing & Painting), University of Iowa, Iowa City.
·       2008    MFA, English & Creative Writing (Poetry), Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Iowa City, IA.
·       2011    BS, Art (Drawing & Painting), University of Wisconsin, Madison.
·       2006    BA, Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
·       2015 – Present    Instructor, School of Visual Art, Virginia Tech University.
·       2011-2014    Instructor of Record, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa.
·       2007-2008    Instructor of Record, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Iowa.
·       2006-2007    Instructor, Continuing Education, University of Iowa.

SELECTED AWARDS
·       2016   Kimmel Harding Nelson Visual Arts Residency, Nebraska City, NE.  
·       2016   Virginia Tech Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award.
·       2016   Honorable Mention, Marshall University 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Huntington, WV.  
·       2014    a2ru Emerging Creatives Conference, Stanford University.
·       2013-2014    Mildred Pelzer Lynch Fellowship, University of Iowa.
·       2011-2013    Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Iowa.
·       2011-2012    Strategic Initiative Fund Scholarship, University of Iowa.
·       2010-2011    Lois G. Roberts Painting Scholarship, University of Wisconsin.
·       2008    Vermont Studio Center Poetry Residency, Full Fellowship, Johnson City, VT.
·       2007-2008    Teaching Writing Distinguished Fellow, Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
·       2006-2007    Maytag Distinguished Fellow, Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
·       2006    Chancellors' Academic Excellence Award, University of WI, Madison.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016
·      Juried Exhibition 2016 |Pirate: Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
        Juried Group Show, Juror:  Dean Sobel, Director of Clyfford Still Museum. 
·       Sew & So, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
        [Collaboration with Simone Paterson and JenniferHand].
·       29th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Grand Gallery
        McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA,
        [Juried Group Show, Juror:  Brooke Davis Anderson: Executive Director of Prospect.3].
·       Sew & So, Armory Gallery, VA Tech, Blacksburg, VA
        [Collaboration with Simone Paterson and Jennifer Hand].
·       Marshall University 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Huntington, WV
        [Juried Group Show, Juror:  Geoffrey Fleming: Executive Director of the Huntington Museum of Art].

2015
·       INTERSTATE: Where I-90 meets I-82, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Belleview, WA
        [Juried Group Show, Juror:  Jennifer Navva Milliken: Curator of Craft at the Bellevue Arts Museum].
·       Radius 2015, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
        [Juried Group Show, Juror: Amy Moorefield: Director of Exhibitions at the Taubman Museum of Art].

2014
·       Party Lines, New York Studio Gallery, New York, NY
        [Collaborative Group Show; Catalogue Forward by Ann Pibal].
·       ¿Qué hay Arriba? Galeria Jesús Gallardo, Guanajuato, Mexico
        [Collaborative Group Show; an Exhibition in Two Parts, curated by Cosa Rapozo].
·       Whats The Wave? Charles Ray Gallery, Iowa City, IA
        [Collaborative Group Show; an Exhibition in Two Parts: curated by Kyle Peets].     
·       Present and Past, Project Art Space Gallery, Iowa City, IA
        [Collaborative 2 person show with Daniel Stone].
·       Hot Cashew On A Tin Roof, Thesis Exhibition, Levitt Gallery, Iowa City, IA
        [MFA Thesis Exhibit; Solo].

PRESENTATIONS
·       2016    Presenter, College of Architecture and Urban Studies Research Symposium, VA Tech,
        Blacksburg, VA. 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
·       “I Used To Know How To Make A Flower,” Better: Literature and Culture, Issue 6, 2015.
·      “A Look At The Stunning, Disparate Performances Of ‘The Work Between’,” Co-authored with Brian
        Prugh, Little Village Magazine, January, 2014.
·      “The Twilight Zoo’,” Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Fall 2007.
·      “Autumn Poem’,” Alaska Quarterly Review, Spring 2006.