Academic Credentials

2019 M.F.A. - Washington States University - Pullman, WA

2013 M.A. - Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, IL

2012 B.A. - Illinois College - Jacksonville, IL


Selected Exhibitions

2018 All Media Exhibition (juried show)

Chase Gallery - Spokane, WA

2018 Rites / Rituals

Gallery II - Pullman, WA

2018 Techne (juried show)

Arthaus Projects - Williamsport, PA

2018 Framing Time (solo show)

Gallery II - Pullman, WA

2018 Collision (juried show)

Stray Galleries - Moscow, ID

2018 Swapped

Ridenbaugh Gallery - Moscow, ID

2017 Memento Mori

Gallery II - Pullman, WA

2017 Enchanted Evening

Historic Davenport Hotel - Spokane, WA

2017 Shrug Show

Shrug - Pullman, WA

2014 Shadows Cast (solo show)

Jackson St. Gallery - Charleston, IL

2013 Untitled

Tarble Arts Center - Charleston, IL

2012 History Rewritten (solo show)

Woodward Gallery - Jacksonville, IL


Teaching Experience

2019 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Instructor of Record

Beginning Drawing 

2018 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Instructor of Record

Advanced Painting

2018 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Instructor of Record

Intermediate Painting

2018 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Teaching Assistant

Intermediate Painting

2018 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Instructor of Record 

Beginning Drawing

2017 Washington State University - Pullman, WA - Teaching Assistant

2D Foundations

2015-2017 Substitute Teacher - Coles/Morgan County, IL - (K-12)

2012-2013 Tarble Arts Center - Charleston, IL - Teacher/Art Handler/Curator Assistant

2011 Boys and Girls Club of America - Springfield, IL - Art Teacher 


Commissioned Work

2018 Fish & Chicks Aquaponics logo design (business proposal) - Pullman, WA

2018 Saki Box Ukulele & Case - Tokyo, Japan

2018 Friedewald Crest - Viola, ID

2016 Casey-Westfield High School Volleyball logo design - Casey, IL

2015 JLS Marine, Inc. logo design - Springfield, IL

2015 Abstract Painting for WDSRA - Carol Stream, IL

2014 Tibrdu logo design - Alexander, IL


Professional Work

Artist (Sculptor, Painter, Wood Craftsman, Designer) - Big Things in a Small Town Workshop - Bolin Enterprises, Inc. Casey, IL (2014-16)

2016 Toy Glider - 9 ft wing-span (White Cedar)

2016 Yardstick - 36 ft long (Cedar)

2016 Rocking Horse - life-size (Cedar)

2015 Ear of Corn - 11 ft tall (chainsaw carved out of Osage)

2015 Pencil - 32 ft long (Cedar)

2014-15 Rocking Chair - 56 ft tall (Cedar and Metal) Current Guinness World Record holder

2014-15 Wooden Shoes (White Pine) - L:11’5” W:5’3” H:4’9” Current Guinness World Record holder

2014-15 Pitchfork - 60 ft long (Cedar and Metal) Current Guinness World Record holder

2014-15 Mailbox - 5,743.41 cubic feet (Metal and Cedar) Current Guinness World Record holder  

Art Handler/Curator Assistant/Teacher - Tarble Arts Center - Charleston, IL (2012-2013)

Duties included, but not limited to: Handling/Installing/Removing/Packaging Artwork and Teaching an Art class.

Artist Assistant - Red Bison Studio - Springfield, IL (2009-11)

Duties included, but not limited to: Painting, Welding, Fiberglassing, Installing/Removing/Repairing/ Packaging Artwork, and various other Metalworking.