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

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 Gallery: ArtMart 2008, Cleveland, OH      

 

2007    Spaces Gallery: ArtMart 2007, Cleveland, OH

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

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 Gallery: Stripped Simple, Lakewood, OH 

 

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

 

2004    Talkies Film & Coffee Bar: Structured Through Frames, Cleveland, OH 

            

2001    Longview Mansion: Graduate Studio Arts Exhibit, Nashville, TN

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Publications

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, www.nowpublic.com

 

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 Photos, Fusion Magazine, KSU sexual-minority publication, Kent, OH

            

2003    Magazine Photos, Uhuru Magazine, KSU black united students publication, Kent, OH

2003    Magazine Photos, Fusion Magazine, KSU sexual-minority publication, Kent, OH

2002    Magazine Photos, Uhuru Magazine, KSU black united students publication, Kent, OH

 

2002    CD Cover Photo, Guitarist Doug Wood: Solace, 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 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

  

Awards

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  

Reviews

2008    ArtBetweenTheLines, Akron Arts Expo, Akron, OH, July 26

 

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

2004    The Daily Kent Stater, Freezing The Rapids, Kent, OH, Dec. 10

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