Current and Upcoming Events:
February 2018:  
Prairie State College presents "Altered", with work from four artists that has been altered from its original source.

June, 2017:  STAGED presents work for the Evanston Art Walk.  Opening reception is June 3rd, from 12-3, 1024 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL.

March, 2017:
The OTR Gallery presents "American Landscapes" with Katsy Johnson and Anne Stevens.  Opening Reception, March 3 from 5 - 8pm at 2040 Brown Avenue, Evanston, Il.

Thru February 18, 2017
:  
The Elmhurst Art Museum's "Sense of Place" Exhibition features "The Past Picture Show".  The works in this exhibition were selected in a blind-review by Jenny Gibbs, Executive Director of the Elmhurst Art Museum, Carrie Secrist, Director of Carrie Secrist Gallery, and Frank Tumino, Curator of the Elmhurst Artists Guild

Thru February 18, 2017:  The Freeport Art Museum's 13th Annual Regional Juried Show features "Hot Dog Au Naturel".  Juried by Sergio Gomez.

CV:
Selected Recent and Upcoming Juried/Invitational Exhibitions:

2017: A Sense of Place - The Elmhurst Art Musuem, Elmhurst, Illinois

          The 13th Annual Juried Competition - The Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, Illinois

2016 The Rockford Midwestern Biennial - The Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

         I Witness:  Activist Art and Social Movement Politics - The Heuser Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria,  Illinois

         Lexicon - The Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, Juried by Jenny Lam

         Words, Numbers and Symbols - The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois

2015
Still Life 2015 - The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado, Juried by Del Zogg

WIDE OPEN 6 - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, New York, Juried by Rujecko Hockley

Expanded Visions - Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Juried by Beth Shadur


2014
School Closures – Armitage Arts Festival, Chicago, Illinois

2013 Artrageous – Clark Street in Lincoln Park (Chamber of Commerce), Chicago, Illinois (Winner, Best in Show)

 Wilmette Public Library 31st Annual Friends of the Library Art Show - Wilmette, Illinois (Winner, Second Place)

 12 FUSED Artists - Robert T. Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois

 Moments - The Art Center of Highland Park, Highland Park, Illinois

2012 National Exposure - ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juried by Charles Osgood (Juror Commendation)

 WIDE OPEN 3- Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, New York, Juried by Charlotta Kucik

 What She Saw - North Park University, Chicago, Illinois

Dystopia - Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2011 Highland Park Art Walk - Highland Park, Illinois (Winner, Best in Show)

51st Annual International Exhibition - San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

2010 The Chicago Art Loop Open - The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois

12th Annual Chicago Art Open - River East Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2009 Encaustic Works ’09 R&F Biennial - College of New Rochelle, New York, Juried by Heather Hutchison

 50th Annual International Exhibition - San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California, Juried by Julia Marciari Alexander (Winner, Media Services Award)

 Wilmette Public Library 28th Annual Friends of the Library Art Show - Wilmette, Illinois (Winner, Third Place)

 

Selected Solo or Joint Exhibitions:

2017 American Landscapes - Exhibition with Anne Stevens, OTR Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2016
It Seemed Like A Good Idea at The Time - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2015
Exit From Joyland - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2014 Requiem for a Farmwife- Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2013 Rural Ruins - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2012 Schools Out Forever - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2011 The Remains of Shangri-La - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photo Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2010 Waxing Poetic - The Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, Illinois

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 Textural Encounters - ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2014 FUSED - Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois

2012 The Buzz - Zhou B Art Center, Chicago Illinois

2011 New Encaustic Explorations - Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, Illinois

Encaustic Showcase - Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2010 FUSED 2: Art+Wax in Chicago - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

2009 FUSED! Art+Wax in Chicago - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Ilinois

 

Activities:

Charter Member of Perspective Fine Art Photography, Evanston, Illinois, Member of FUSEDChicago (fusedchicago.org) and Filter Photo.  Featured Artist in “Encaustic Wax: A Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax," by Lissa Rankin, Random House Publishing (2010).

 

Education:

Texas A&M, BA in Journalism and Photography Studies at the American School of Paris

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2017 Events and Curriculum Vitae

Current and Upcoming Events:
February 2018:  
Prairie State College presents "Altered", with work from four artists that has been altered from its original source.

June, 2017:  STAGED presents work for the Evanston Art Walk.  Opening reception is June 3rd, from 12-3, 1024 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL.

March, 2017:
The OTR Gallery presents "American Landscapes" with Katsy Johnson and Anne Stevens.  Opening Reception, March 3 from 5 - 8pm at 2040 Brown Avenue, Evanston, Il.

Thru February 18, 2017
:  
The Elmhurst Art Museum's "Sense of Place" Exhibition features "The Past Picture Show".  The works in this exhibition were selected in a blind-review by Jenny Gibbs, Executive Director of the Elmhurst Art Museum, Carrie Secrist, Director of Carrie Secrist Gallery, and Frank Tumino, Curator of the Elmhurst Artists Guild

Thru February 18, 2017:  The Freeport Art Museum's 13th Annual Regional Juried Show features "Hot Dog Au Naturel".  Juried by Sergio Gomez.

CV:
Selected Recent and Upcoming Juried/Invitational Exhibitions:

2017: A Sense of Place - The Elmhurst Art Musuem, Elmhurst, Illinois

          The 13th Annual Juried Competition - The Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, Illinois

2016 The Rockford Midwestern Biennial - The Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

         I Witness:  Activist Art and Social Movement Politics - The Heuser Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria,  Illinois

         Lexicon - The Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, Juried by Jenny Lam

         Words, Numbers and Symbols - The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois

2015
Still Life 2015 - The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado, Juried by Del Zogg

WIDE OPEN 6 - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, New York, Juried by Rujecko Hockley

Expanded Visions - Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Juried by Beth Shadur


2014
School Closures – Armitage Arts Festival, Chicago, Illinois

2013 Artrageous – Clark Street in Lincoln Park (Chamber of Commerce), Chicago, Illinois (Winner, Best in Show)

 Wilmette Public Library 31st Annual Friends of the Library Art Show - Wilmette, Illinois (Winner, Second Place)

 12 FUSED Artists - Robert T. Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois

 Moments - The Art Center of Highland Park, Highland Park, Illinois

2012 National Exposure - ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juried by Charles Osgood (Juror Commendation)

 WIDE OPEN 3- Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, New York, Juried by Charlotta Kucik

 What She Saw - North Park University, Chicago, Illinois

Dystopia - Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2011 Highland Park Art Walk - Highland Park, Illinois (Winner, Best in Show)

51st Annual International Exhibition - San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

2010 The Chicago Art Loop Open - The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois

12th Annual Chicago Art Open - River East Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2009 Encaustic Works ’09 R&F Biennial - College of New Rochelle, New York, Juried by Heather Hutchison

 50th Annual International Exhibition - San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California, Juried by Julia Marciari Alexander (Winner, Media Services Award)

 Wilmette Public Library 28th Annual Friends of the Library Art Show - Wilmette, Illinois (Winner, Third Place)

 

Selected Solo or Joint Exhibitions:

2017 American Landscapes - Exhibition with Anne Stevens, OTR Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2016
It Seemed Like A Good Idea at The Time - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2015
Exit From Joyland - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2014 Requiem for a Farmwife- Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2013 Rural Ruins - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2012 Schools Out Forever - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2011 The Remains of Shangri-La - Featured Exhibitor, Perspective Fine Art Photo Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

2010 Waxing Poetic - The Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, Illinois

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 Textural Encounters - ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2014 FUSED - Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois

2012 The Buzz - Zhou B Art Center, Chicago Illinois

2011 New Encaustic Explorations - Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, Illinois

Encaustic Showcase - Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2010 FUSED 2: Art+Wax in Chicago - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

2009 FUSED! Art+Wax in Chicago - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Ilinois

 

Activities:

Charter Member of Perspective Fine Art Photography, Evanston, Illinois, Member of FUSEDChicago (fusedchicago.org) and Filter Photo.  Featured Artist in “Encaustic Wax: A Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax," by Lissa Rankin, Random House Publishing (2010).

 

Education:

Texas A&M, BA in Journalism and Photography Studies at the American School of Paris

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