Current DAAP at The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH                       
Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Candidate, 2013
2011-2012 The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA                                    
Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Program      
2005 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Art
Minor: Peace and Conflict Studies
2000-2001 The University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design Program
Minor: Fine Arts

Arts Leadership

2011 - 2012 

Administrative Assistant

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

MFA department support and assistance,
Coordination of the UArts MFA 2012 visiting artists lecture series
Travel to develop residency exchange in Dubai, Egypt, and India

2008 – 2010
Executive Director
Danzante Community Art Center, Harrisburg, PA
Successful grants funding from: The 2010 Federal Recovery Act
Green Jobs Initiative, The Foundation for Enhancing Communities,
The Cultural Enrichment Fund, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts,
PNC Bank, and The Wells Foundation

Curatorial Practice and Community Collaborations
2012 Farm Stand, (a community space/store house within a sculpture)
by Lonnie Graham and John Stone, in the group exhibition Green Acres
(curated by Sue Spaid) at the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
2012 Five First Fridays, The SHAFT Galleries, 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Healing African Dance televised arts performance, in collaboration with
Pennsylvania Community Network, Danzante, Harrisburg, PA
2010 Ballet Folklorico – an evening at Danzante.  An intimate evening with
the world-renowned dance company from Mexico, Danzante, Harrisburg, PA
2010 Danzante Presents: The Eco-Arts Initiative, Yellow Wall Gallery,
Harrisburg, PA
2010 Cinco de Mayo Celebre! Youth art auction and dance performance. 
Danzante, Harrisburg, PA
2009 Barak Artist Showcase, WITF Media Center, Harrisburg, PA

Group Exhibitions
2012 215/610, (curated by Sid Sachs) The Art Gallery at DCCC, Media, PA
2012 MFA WIP (Works in Progress), Outdoor installation,
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2012 2D U 2D, (curated by Dan Reidy) Gallery 224, The University of the Arts,
Philadelphia, PA
2012 MinD: Dubai Contemporary, (curated by Mohammed Kazem),
DUCTAC Gallery of Light, Dubai, UAE
2011 MFA WIP (Work in Progress), Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts,
Philadelphia, PA
2011 Bank of Maharastra, SHG Micro-Finance branch, Pune, India
2010 Eco-Arts, Danzante Art Center, Harrisburg, PA
2007 Look Forward, The New York Fashion Academy, Seattle, WA
2005 Art for Social Change Student Art Auction, Penn State University,
State College, PA
2004 Women in the Arts, Palmer Museum of Art HUB Gallery, State College, PA

Artist Residencies
2012 Artist in residence, Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre, Dubai, UAE
2011 MFA students-in-residence, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

Teaching Experience
Current Graduate Assistant, DAAP at The University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Contemporary Art
2011 Teaching Assistant, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Assisted Mono/Printmaking undergraduate studio course
2010 Montessori Teacher, East Shore Montessori School, Harrisburg PA
Teacher in a Montessori classroom with youth ages 3-5
2008-2009 Substitute Art Teacher, Harrisburg Academy, Camp Hill, PA
2008 Mural Teaching Artist, Barak Arts, Inc., Harrisburg, PA
Teaching non-violence through community based mural projects
with inner-city youth

Professional Networking and Development
2012 The International Sculpture Conference, Attendee, Chicago, IL                                               
March Meeting, Attendee, Sharjah, UAE
Art Dubai, Attendee, Dubai, UAE
2010 An Open Engagement, Attendee, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2009 Americans for the Arts annual convention, Attendee, Seattle, WA

Honors and Awards
Current University Graduate Scholarship, The University of Cincinnati,
Cincinnati, OH
2012  Travel & Research Fellowship Award, The University of the Arts,
Philadelphia, PA
2011-2012 MFA Merit Scholarship, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA