Artist Curriculum Vitae:

Art Festivals

2019     Summit Stage Fest Highland Square, Akron, OH    


2018     Summit Stage Fest Highland Square, Akron, OH    


2017      Summit Stage Fest Highland Square, Akron, OH 

2017      Akron Pride, Akron, OH


2013     Kent Masterpieces on Main Art & Wine Festival, Kent, OH JURIED


2012     Kent Masterpieces on Main Art & Wine Festival, Kent, OH JURIED


2012     Columbus Pride, Columbus, OH


2012     Cleveland Pride, Cleveland, OH


2011      Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH JURIED


2011      Cleveland Pride, Cleveland, OH


2010     Cleveland Pride, Cleveland, OH


2010     Willoughby Arts Fest, Willoughby, OH JURIED


2010     Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH JURIED


2010     Art in the Square, Akron, OH

2009    Cabin Fever Art Fair at Lock 3, Akron, OH 


2009    Cleveland Pride, Cleveland, OH 


2009     Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH JURIED


2009    Kent Art in the Park, Kent, OH JURIED


2009    GLBT Health & Lifestyle Expo, Akron, OH


2009    Santa’s Holiday Wonderland Arts & Crafts Show, Akron, OH 


2008    Cabin Fever Art Fair at Lock 3, Akron, OH


2008    Vagina Monologues Art Exhibit, Akron University, Akron, OH 


2008    Pride ArtsFest ’08: Church of Our Savior, Akron, OH 


2008    Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH JURIED


2008    Kent Art in the Park, Kent OH JURIED


2007     Pride ArtsFest ’07: Church of Our Savior, Akron, OH


2007     Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH JURIED


2007     Art in the Square, Akron, OH 


2007     Boettler Park Art-A-Palooza, Green, OH JURIED


2007     Harvest of the Arts, Wellington, OH JURIED


2007     Holiday Craft Extravaganza, Akron, OH 


2006     Art in the Square, Akron, OH FEATURED ARTIST

Solo Exhibitions

2012     Every Blooming Thing: Freedom to Marry Fundraiser & Art Exhibit, Akron, OH 


2012     EFC: Artist Exhibition, Akron, OH 

2008    Angel Falls Coffee: Retrospective ONE, Akron, OH  


2006    Local Girl GalleryStripped Simple, Lakewood, OH 


2005    Art Der Kultur: Structured Through Frames, Dresden, Germany 


2004    Talkies Film & Coffee BarStructured Through Frames, Cleveland, OH 


2001     Longview MansionGraduate Studio Arts Exhibit, Nashville, TN

Group Exhibitions

2013     Summit County Ohio Building: Room with a View Exhibit, Akron, OH

2011     HRC 15th Annual National Dinner: Silent Auction Art Showcase, Washington D.C.


2010     Peninsula Art Academy: Storytelling: An Exhibition in Photojournalism, Peninsula, OH JURIED


2008    Lake Erie Gallery: Habitat for Humanity Benefit, Cleveland, OH

2008    Spaces GalleryArtMart 2008, Cleveland, OH      


2007     Spaces GalleryArtMart 2007, Cleveland, OH

2004    GOPA (Gallery of Photographic Arts): Rapid Stasis: Time and Space on Cleveland’s Transit Line, Cleveland, OH

Gallery Affiliations:


2008    Lake Erie Artist Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2008    Red Light Galleries and Studios, Akron, OH

2008    Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH  

2007    Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2006    Local Girl Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2005    GOPA (Gallery of Photographic Arts), Cleveland, OH

2004    GOPA (Gallery of Photographic Arts), Cleveland, OH

Related Experience:


2008     Guest Lecturer, Working as a female photographer, Intro. to Women’s Studies, Akron University, Akron, OH, Jan 29 


2007     Collaborative Project, Breathe: The Truths That Underlie (A social awareness choreography production blending dance and photography), in collaboration with choreographer Sara Schwendeman, St.V-St.M High School, Akron, OH, May 19-20


2006     Interview on ACL-TV, Spotlight on Local Artists, Avon Lake TV, Hazel Chapman Show, Lakewood, OH, Aug.

2003     NFL Game Photography, Browns vs Colts, Sun Newspapers, Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland, OH, Sept. 7




2013     1st Place, NMRA Photography Contest, Atlanta, Georgia

2010     1st Place Honorable Mention, Storytelling: Art Academy Exhibition in Photojournalism, Peninsula, OH 

2006    U.S. National Champion, Portrait Excellence in the Cap & Gown Divisions, Lifetouch Portraits, NE OH


2006    U.S. National Finalist, Portrait Excellence in Individual Divisions, Lifetouch Portraits, NE OH


2006    U.S. National Finalist, Portrait Excellence in Group Divisions, Lifetouch Portraits, NE OH

2004    1st Place Merit Scholarship Award, Photojournalism Student Arts Competition, Lakeland CC, Kirtland, OH  



2009    Billboard Photo, Battered Women’s Shelter, 25th Anniversary National Crime Victim’s Rights Week, Akron, OH 


2009    Magazine Cover Photo, Folio: A Literary Journal at American University, Washington D.C.


2009    Poster Photo, Gender Symposium, Akron University, Akron, OH


2007    Web Photo, NowPublic: A Citizen Journalism News Network,


2007    Newspaper Photo, West Side Leader, Spotlights: Art in the Square highlights eclectic Highland Square, Akron, OH

2004    Brochure Photos, Greater Cleveland Community Shares, Social advocacy workplace giving fed., Cleveland, OH

2004    Magazine Photos, Luna Negra Magazine, KSU art & literary publication, Kent, OH

2004    Magazine PhotosFusion Magazine, KSU sexual-minority publication, Kent, OH


2003    Magazine PhotosUhuru Magazine, KSU black united students publication, Kent, OH

2003    Magazine PhotosFusion Magazine, KSU sexual-minority publication, Kent, OH

2002    Magazine PhotosUhuru Magazine, KSU black united students publication, Kent, OH


2002    CD Cover Photo, Guitarist Doug Wood: Solace, Cleveland, OH



2007    Lakewood Observer, Gallery Watch, Lakewood, OH, July 25

2004    Cleveland Scene, On View: Rapid Stasis: Time and Space on Cleveland's Transit Lines, Cleveland, OH, Dec. 22 & 29

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