1998-2002        Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration


2014                  Paul Art Space Residency, St. Louis, MO

2006                  Peoples Choice Award for the Outwin Bocheever Portrait Competition at the Smithsonian   National PortraitGallery.  
Director Marc Pachter, Jurors; Trevor Fairbrothrer, Tehlma Golden, Sidey Goodman, and KatySiegel. 2005 Honorable Mention award for the Neo Show at the Cleveland Museum of Art Director Katherine Reid, Jurors: Jane Farver, Louis Grachos,
and Jeffery Grove. 2002 Winner of the American Society of Portrait Artist Scholarship Exhibitions 2016 Cat Art Show LA 2: The Sequel, Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2015 Performing Whiteness Performing Blackness, Allegany College, Meadville, PA 2014 Good Job Everybody, Tiger Strikes Android Galley, Brooklyn, NY 2011 I Can’t Hear the Revolution, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY Springz Here, Willson & Gary Contemporary, New York, NY Superheroes, Casta Maria Center for the Arts, curated by Sabrina Wirth, Bronx, NY Team Work, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, curated by Eva Schmidt, New York, NY 2010 Under The Radar: Group Show, Front Street Gallery, curated by Marc Dennis, Brooklyn, NY 2009 The Boom Collective, Helec and Wirth, New York, NY 2007 311 Group Exhibition, 55 Pearl St, New York, NY The 30th Small Works Exhibition, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY 2006 The Outwin Bocheever Portrait Competition, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. 2006 The Square Show Art Gotham, , New York, NY 2005 The Neo Show, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH 2004 Lust, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 2003 Portraits, The Red Gallery, Savannah, GA Red, The Savannah Gallery, Atlanta, GA Red on Red, The Red Gallery, Savannah, GA Student Showcase, May Poetter Gallery, Savannah, GA Large Works, Alexander Gallery, Savannah, GA 2002 The Annual Telfair Art show, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA Collective Conscious, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA Three Visions of You, The D.A.C Gallery, Savannah, GA Dog Days of Summer, The Red Gallery, Savannah, GA Moving Medium, The Starlander Gallery, Savannah, GA SX Diaries, The Starlander Gallery, Savannah, GA 2001 Small Works, Venus De Milo, Savannah, GA Large Works, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, GA Print Media Ritz Carlton Magazine, Luxury Advertising Network. V 12, issue 4, Fall 2016 American Art Collector, International Artist Publishing Inc. issue 103, May 2014 Home By Novogratz, Artisian New York, 2012 Washingtonian, Washingtonian Magazine Inc. V 47, issue 5, February 2012 Washingtonian, Washingtonian Magazine Inc. V 46, issue 12, September 2011 Rue Magazine, Rue Media Group Inc, issue 5, May 2011 Washington Post, Patent Verdict: 'Awesome' – A New Old Museum Shows How Well It Can Draw by Adriane Quinlan, Washington Post Staff Writer, July 2, 2006 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition Catalog, National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, essay by Dave Hickey,
in conjunction with exhibition; July 1 – February, 2007 The Chronicle, Alumnus Wins Smithsonian's people's Choice Award- by Amanda Tower, The Chronicle Staff Writer, Friday, September 29, 2006 Northern Ohio Live, July 2005 The Akron Beacon Journal, 'Neo Show' struts best of regional artist – Nearly 1,300 artist entered competition narrowed to 80 pieces by Dorothy Shinn,
Beacon Journal art critic, July 10, 2005 Cleveland Scene, July 13, 2005 Cleveland Free Times, July 19, 2005 Currents, July 21, 2005 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Section C, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003 Business Report, publication of Savannah business report journal. 2003 The 2003 Telfair Ball Auction Annual, publication of Telfair Museum of Art. 2003 The Savannah Morning News, Savannah Press, 2002 The 11th Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Annual, Applied Arts Magazine 2002 The Portrait Signature,V1, The American Society of Portrait Artists, 2002. Illustrious 2001. Publication of the Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA 2001 The Chronicle. Publication of the Savannah College of Art & Design. 2000 Seasons of Savannah. Publication of the Savannah College of Art & Design, GA 2000 Online Periodicals Carolina Miranda, “Patrick Swayze with cat, and other paintings you will see at L.A.’s second annual Cat Art Show,” Los Angele Times, March 10, 2016 Think Tank Gallery, “Cat art show LA 2: The Sequel,” Juxtapoz, February 7, 2016 Shaunacy Ferro, “Another Cat Art Show is Coming to L.A.,” Mental Floss, February 26, 2016 Television Home by Novogratz, Season 1,“Pat & Rika’s Cozy Williamsburg Condo,” HGTV, Brooklyn, NY, August 13, 2011 Professional Experience Assistant painter for Jeff Koons Studio 2005-2008