EDUCATION
2012 Rhode Island School of Design
MFA, Painting- President’s Scholar
2010 School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Post-Baccalaureate in Studio, Painting- Presidential Scholarship
2009 University of North Texas
BFA, Drawing and Painting
BFA, Art History
BFA, Sculpture
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Expo(sure) International Art Fair / Chicago, IL
a place for everything, no time for nothing / NorthPark Center / Curated by Justine Ludwig & presented by Coach & W Magazine / Dallas, TX
2015 the wants and needs of a fearful life / Latino Cultural Center / Dallas, TX
SOLILOQUY / The Public Trust / Dallas, TX
2014 don’t wake up / This Friday or Next Friday / Brooklyn, NY
nothing lasts / Ruby Room / Dallas, TX
slight shift, steady hand / Dallas Contemporary Museum / Dallas, TX
2013 paintings are objects…and possibly people / RE Gallery / Dallas, TX
2012 ever/always/elsewhere / Oliver Francis Gallery / Dallas, TX
TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015 sharp clouds, magic eyes / Arthur Peña + Tom Orr / Box 13 / Houston / TX
2013 GRIND STONE / Arthur Peña + Sean Pearson / Et Al Projects / Brooklyn, NY
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Cult of Color / Circuit 12 / Dallas, TX
2015 Layering / SITE 131 / Dallas, TX
Black & White / Eugene Binder Gallery / Marfa, TX
Generator / ADA Gallery / Richmond, VA
PRTY PPL / Circuit 12 / Dallas, TX
2014 One Night Stand / Barry Whistler Gallery / Dallas, TX
Face Melt / Circuit 12 / Dallas, TX
2013 Acceleration, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Construction_ Site, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
Working Space, Cliff Gallery, Mountain View College,Dallas, TX
Amarillo Entropy, The Power Station, Dallas, TX
Texas Biennial, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Boom Town, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
TwentyThirteen/ TwentyTwentyThree, The Space, New York, NY
Surface and Mark, H. Paxton Moore Gallery, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU/I DID NOT CHOOSE TO BE HERE
(Schopenhauer recalls the abrupt moment his mother was fertilized), Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, TX
Nine Artists, Blow Up Gallery, Dallas, TX
2012 UNT Faculty Show, UNT Gallery, Denton, TXAll Saints, Gallery 102, CraneArts, Philadelphia, PA Temperature, Projeckt 722, New York, NYStamina, Work·Detroit, University of Michigan, Detroit, MI Beef, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TXRISD MFA PAINTING 2012, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY Present /Future: A Showcase of Emerging Artist, Concord Arts Association, Concord, MA, 2012Graduate Selections, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI RISD Thesis Show, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI Black and Blue, 396 Gallery, Catskills, NY
2011 Collision (Collaboration with artist Kevin Zucker), RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
Something Else, Something Other (curated by Tamara Johnson), Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
We Care A Lot, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2010 SAIC Thesis Show / Sullivan Gallery / Chicago, IL
CULTURAL INSTIGATION
2017 One Night Only (ONO) / Curatorial Culture Exchange / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
2014/16 VICE PALACE / Roving DIY Music Venue / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
2013/14 WARE:WOLF:HAUS / Experimental Art Space / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
2012/17 New American Paintings
2014 FD (Dallas Morning News Art & Culture publication)
2013/14 ArtHaps
Arts & Culture TX
2012/13 Semi-Gloss Magazine
2012 Curbs and Stoops
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017-2018 Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting / University of North Texas, College of Visual Art and Design / Denton, TX
2016-2017 Visiting Lecturer in Painting / Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of Art / Dallas, TX
WORKSHOPS & PANELS
2014 The Modern Art Museum / Teen Artist Program Workshop Visiting Artist / Fort Worth, TX
Dallas Museum of Art / Panelist on “State of the Arts: Contemporary Art in Dallas” / Dallas ,TX
Central Trak / Panelist on “Building a DIY Music Scene” / Dallas, TX
Rachofsky Warehouse / Student workshop / Dallas, TX
Dallas Contemporary / DC Chit Chat with John Pomora / Dallas, TX
Nasher Sculpture Museum / Nasher Student Xchange Workshop / Dallas, TX
Dallas Museum of Art / Curators Choice Discussion / Dallas, TX
2013 University of Texas at Dallas / Visiting Artist Lecture / Dallas, TX
Dallas Museum of Art / Boomtown Exhibition Discussion / Dallas, TX
2012 Brookhaven College / Visiting Artist Lecture / Dallas, TX
GRANTS & RESIDENCY
2016 Joan Mitchell Emerging Artist Grant / Nominated
Faculty Grant for Vice Palace Tapes / Southern Methodist University
2015 Artist Special Project Grant / City of Dallas
Artpace Artist Residency / San Antonio, TX / Shortlisted