Artist's Resumé

 

EXHIBITIONS SOLO

 

2008 SLIPPERY SLOPE, 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI

2006 STREAMS OF CONSCIOUSNESS, Synergy Gallery, Berkely, MI

2006 WANDERLUST, Studio 1219, Port Huron, MI. Invitation by David Stoneburg, Director

2005 TROPHY HUSBAND, Plymouth Community Arts Council, Plymouth, MI

2003 PATH OF PERCEPTION, Ave Maria Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

1995 Lovelight Gallery, Norman, OK

1995 Lightwell Gallery, Senior Thesis, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

 

 

EXHIBITIONS GROUP

 

2018 Canvas Pontiac Art Competition, Pontiac, MI. Juried by Barbara Heller, Director and Conservator of Special Projects

2017 Grosse Pointe Artists Association, 79th Annual Members Show, Grosse Pointe, MI. Juried by The Exhibition Committee

2016 Grosse Pointe Artists Association, Joy and Wonder, Grosse Pointe, MI. Juried by Amy Foster

2016 Grosse Pointe Artists Association, Our Rivers, Our Lakes Exhibition, Grosse Pointe, MI. Juried by Christine Hagedorn

2015 SMALLISH, The Gallery at Marygrove College, Detroit, MI Invitation by Tim Gralewski

2014 OFRENDA ALTAR EXHIBITION, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI Juried by Carrie Morris and the DIA selection committee

2014 HALLOWEEN ART SHOW, Blick Art Materials, Royal Oak, MI Invitation by Geoff Harris

2008 MONKEY DAY, The Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

2008 DOMESTIC BLISS, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI Invitation by Mary Fortuna

2008 SUMMER SOLSTICE, The Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

2008 PROCESS, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI Invitation by Alison Wong

2008 MICHIGAN FINE ARTS COMPETITION, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI Juried by Brian Rutenberg

2008 The Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

2008 Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2007 ARTWORKS FOR LIFE, Detroit, MI Invitation by Andrew Yee of Midwest Aids Prevention Project

2007 SUMMER SOLSTICE, The Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

2007 Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2006 ARTWORKS FOR LIFE, Detroit, MI Invitation by Andrew Yee of Midwest Aids Prevention Project

2006 DOG DAYS of SUMMER, The Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI Invitation by Karen Thomas, owner

2006 MICHIGAN FINE ARTS COMPETITION, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI Juried by Jerry Berger

2006 Orchard Lake Framing Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

2005 OUR TOWN 20th Anniversary, The Community House and DaimlerChrysler, Birmingham, MI Juried by Gregory Winkopp

2005 MICHIGAN FINE ARTS COMPETITION, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI Juried by Susan Wilczak

2005 MICHIGAN FINE ARTS COMPETITION, Avenue Gallery, Birmingham, MI Juried by Ashley Bennett-Stoddard and Pamela Findleton

2005 P.F. Galleries, Clawson, MI

2004 ACTUAL SIZE BIENNIAL, Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, MI Curated by Phaedra Robinson

2003 MICHIGANOW, The Michigan Institute for the Arts, Detroit, MI Curated by Jef Bourgeau

2002 GEORGE E. OHR NATIONAL ARTS CHALLENGE, The Ohr - O'Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS. Juried by Paul Soldner

2002 SMALL WORKS, TOP PRIORITY, The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY Juried by Roy F. Siegel

2002 LINES INTO SHAPES, Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, CO Juried by Joseph Bohler, Carol Dickinson and Bill Tipton

2002 WATER MUSIC, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA Juried by Preston Thayer, PhD

2002 VISIONS INTERNATIONAL, Art Center Waco, Waco, TX Juried by Peter Frank

2002 GROUND ZERO, Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI Curated by Daniel Scheffer, Frank Shifreen and Julius Vitali

2002 Ann Arbor Art Center, Exhibitions on Location: Expresso Royale Caffe, Ann Arbor, MI

1999 Quorum Gallery, Addison, TX

1994 Ffetish Gallery, Norman, OK

1994 Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

1993 Lovelight Gallery, Norman, OK

1993 Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

1992 Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, OK

1991 City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK

1991 New World Art Gallery, Norman, OK

 

EXHIBITIONS INDEPENDENT SOLO

 

2008 IT TAKES A VILLAGE, Motor City Brewery, Detroit, MI

2007 Grace & Wild, Farmington Hills, MI. Invitation by Spencer Hall

2006 GHOST GALLERY, State Farm Insurance Office formerly District Arts Gallery, Birmingham, MI. Invitation by Barbara Merten-Dubensky

2005 The Living Room Gallery and Lounge, Berkley, MI

2004 Pfizer Global Research, Ann Arbor, MI

2004 General Television Network, Oak Park, MI

2000 Easyway Editorial, Dallas, TX

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

2018 Art on Wheels Celebration, Live Painting Demo, Alley Cat Café, Pontiac, MI Invitation by Charlene Dwyer

2016 Northwood Elementary School Play, Shirley Holmes, set design mural painting, Royal Oak, MI

2015 BLUE MOON Live Painting Demo, Art and Jakes Sports Bar, Shelby Township, MI, Invitation by Joe Lafata, Miller/Coors

2005 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE AND GARDENS, The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Cranbrook Educational Community, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Invitation by Lisa Petrella of Petrella Designs Interiors

2005 ILLUMINATE DETROIT, Detroit, MI. Invitation by Liz Tintinalli of Detroit Urban Living LLC

2005 ARTWORKS FOR LIFE, Detroit, MI. Invitation by Andrew Yee of Midwest Aids Prevention Project

2004 GRAND OPENING, General Television Network, Oak Park, MI Invitation by Doug Cheek

 

 

COMMUNITY TEACHING WORKSHOPS

 

2018 Plein Air Drawing Workshop, Girl Scout Troop 70261, Royal Oak, MI

2017 Digital Trends in Art, Presentation, Grosse Pointe Artists Association, War Memorial, Grosse Pointe, MI

2013 Artist Volunteer, Boys & Girls Club, Royal Oak, MI.

2003 Abstract Painting with Acrylics, Ave Maria Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

COMMISSIONS

 

2015 Blue Moon Beer, Live Painting Demo, Commissioned by Joe Lafata, Miller/Coors, Shelby Township, MI

2015 FARM POND, Commissioned by Lynne Miller, Norman OK

2012 10’x10’ Mural, Mon Ami preschool, Commissioned by Carolyn J. Rondot, Director, Royal Oak, MI

2012 MODERN FOLKLORE, Commissioned by JoAnn and Glenn Norris, Edmond, OK

2011 TULLULIGANS, Commissioned by Matt McCann, Dallas, TX

2011 THE RANCH, Commissioned by Murry Parrish, Oklahoma City, OK

2003 RETIRED TEACHER, Commissioned by Michele Gentry, Norman, OK

1999 Rolling Rock Beer, Labatt Brewing Co., Contracted by The Marketing Continuum Agency, Dallas, TX

 

COLLECTIONS

 

2005 SELDOM BLUES, Detroit, MI

2004 RINGSIDE CREATIVE, Oak Park, MI

 

RECOGNITION

 

2018 1st PLACE, CANVAS PONTIAC ART CONTEST, Pontiac, MI. Juried by Barbara Heller, Director and Conservator of Special Projects.

 

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL WORK

 

2018 The Turncoat, The Traitor, & The Tory by TJ London, Book Jacket - Art Direction, Photography & Design, Redcoats & Rebels Trilogy, Contracted by Tracey Lasak-Mayall

2002-Present freelance graphic designer

2000-2002 Upshot Marketing Advertising Agency, sr. art director, Chicago, IL

1999-2000 The Marketing Continuum Advertising Agency, art director, Dallas, TX

1998-1999 Tracey Locke Advertising Agency, art director, Dallas, TX

1997-1998 CompUSA, graphic designer, Addison, TX

1994-1996 Massive Graphics, T-Shirt designer, Norman, OK

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2019 Salann Magazine, first edition

2014 CriticCar Detroit, Highlights Ofrenda Altars Exhibit & Artist Talk

2014 CriticCar Detroit, Steve Miller & Alex Goecke @ Ofrenda Altars Exhibit & Artist Talk

2014 C&G Newspapers, The Royal Oak Review, Dads connect at Northwood, shine at Day of the Dead exhibition, by Victoria Mitchell, C&G staff writer

2014 ROYAL OAK PATCH, Two Royal Oak Dads Team Up to Design Ofrenda, By Beth Dalby, Patch staff writer

2006 BEST OF MICHIGAN ARTISTS & ARTISANS, Kennedy Promotions LLC, Juried Book Competition

2003 HOUR Magazine, It Takes A Village, BIG CITY, image featured in Arts & Entertainment listings

 

EDUCATION

1995 B.F.A. Painting And Printmaking, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK