EDUCATION
2012 Rhode Island School of Design
MFA, Painting- President’s Scholar
2010 School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Post-Baccalaureate, Painting- President’s Scholar
2009 University of North Texas
BFA, Art History
BFA, Drawing and Painting
BFA, Sculpture
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Attempts / Spring Break Art Show / Curated by Brigitte Mulholland, Director at Anton Kern Gallery / New York, NY
2018 DEEP SLEEP / Couple’s Counseling / Queens, NY
2017 EXPO Chicago International Art Fair / Presented by Pushkin & Gogol (Berlin) curated by Justine Ludwig / Chicago, IL
A Place for Everything, No Time for Nothing / NorthPark Center / Curated by Justine Ludwig & presented by Coach & W Magazine / Dallas, TX
2016 Endless,Nameless / Experimental Musical / Writer, Director / Nasher Sculpture Center & Reading Room / 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 Face Melt / Circuit 12 / Dallas, TX
One Night Stand / Barry Whistler Gallery / Dallas, TX
2013 Acceleration / Dallas Contemporary / Dallas, TX
Construction_ Site / University of Texas at Dallas / Dallas, TX
Working Space / 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 / Brooklyn, NY
Surface and Mark / El Centro College / Dallas, TX
2012 All Saints / Gallery 102, CraneArts / Philadelphia, PA
Temperature / Projeckt 722 / Brooklyn, NY
Stamina / Work·Detroit, University of Michigan / Detroit, MI
Beef / Angstrom Gallery / Dallas, TX
RISD MFA PAINTING 2012 / 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel / NY, NY
Present /Future: A Showcase of Emerging Artist / Concord Arts Association / Concord, MA,
Black and Blue / 396 Gallery / Catskills, NY
2011 Collision (Collaboration with artist Kevin Zucker) / RISD Museum of Art / Providence, RI
2010 SAIC Thesis Show / Sullivan Gallery / Chicago, IL
CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017/19 One Night Only / Ephemeral Celebration / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
2014/16 Vice Palace / DIY Music Venue + Music Label / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
2013/14 Ware:Wolf:Haus / Experimental Art Space / Founder, Director / Dallas, TX
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
2019 Patron Magazine
2012/18 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
2017/19 Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting / University of North Texas, College of Visual Art and Design / Denton, TX
2016/17 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 / Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas