The Retrieval of the Beautiful, The Painting Center
I have a painting in The Painting Center's "Retrieval of the Beautiful" group exhibition in New York, New York. June 21-July16, 2016.
Small Works, Trestle Gallery
I am pleased to have a painting included in Trestle Gallery's group exhibition, "Small Works" in Brooklyn, New York. Curator: Heather Darcy Bhandari. June 20-August 4, 2016.
New American Paintings, No 124, Southern Issue
Emily Stamey, Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, has selected my paintings to appear in New American Paintings, No 124, Southern Issue.
"The Painting Center: When Color Matters" in Two Coats of Paint
"Two Coats of Paint" Editor and Publisher Sharon Butler wrote an article about my Painting Center exhibition, "Color Matters" on January 19, 2016. A link to the article is in the links section of my website.
2016 Regional Artist Grant
On January 14th, 2016, ArtsGreenboro announced its list of 2016 Regional Artist Grant awardees. I am so pleased to be a recipient of this grant, which will support my studio work during 2016.
Color Matters, The Painting Center
I am pleased to be included in "Color Matters," a group exhibition at The Painting Center in NY, New York. The exhibition was curated by Jack McWhorter, Al Peters and James Patrick Reid. January 5-January 30, 2015.
"Report from Greensboro" in Two Coats of Paint
Sharon Butler, the editor and publisher of Two Coats of Paint, visited UNCG in October 2015. She also visited my studio, and posted an article about her trip on November 8, 2015. A link to the article is in the links section of my website.
Three Person Exhibition, James May Gallery
I was part of a three-person exhibition at James May Gallery in Algoma, Wisconsin, September 3-28, 2015. I shared the space with Kyle McKenzie and Jared Janovec.
Two Coats of Paint, guest column on my month in Italy
Sharon Butler, the force behind the great painting blog Two Coats of Paint, published my reflection on my month-long studio research trip to Italy. The column, "Ten Images (or an Abstract Painter's Pilgrimage to Italy) was published on August 7, 2015. A link to the column is in the links section of my website.
Summer 2015 Studio
On June 29th, I returned to the U.S. from a fantastic month-long trip to Italy. Based in a studio at the Siena Art Institute, I traveled to Ravenna to see Byzantine mosaics, Bologna for the Morandi Museum and Venice in order to take in the Venice Biennale. The trip gave me tons of new ideas, and I am thrilled to be back in my Climax, NC studio for the rest of the summer. There is a lot happening!
Pocket Solo Show in "The Nothing That Is-a drawing show in 5 parts"
I am very pleased to be included in The Nothing That Is, a drawing show in five parts at CAM Raleigh, June 2015. The show is curated by Bill Thelan, artist and Director of Lump Gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina. This exhibition will be an exploration of contemporary approaches to and strategies for drawing, mark-making and gesture. Specifically, I am part of the "Locals Only" section, and I have a pocket solo show at CAM during the month of June. June 4-June 30, 2015.
UNCG Kohler Grant
I received a UNCG Kohler Grant to support a drawing trip to Ravenna, Italy in June 2015. I will be studying and drawing from Ravenne's rich treasure trove of Byzantine Mosaics.
UNCG Faculty First Summer Fellowship
I received a UNCG Faculty Fellowship to support summer studio work in Siena, Italy and in my North Carolina studio. April 2015.
Upcoming Three-Person Show, James May Gallery
I am super excited to be part of James May Gallery in Algoma, Wisconsin. This newly opened space is run by artists Kendra Bulgrin and Jimmy Eddings and has a goal of presenting contemporary works of art and craft. I look forward to my September 2015 three-person exhibition in this new space!
Rock, Paper, Scissors and String, Weatherspoon Art Museum
I am included in Rock, Paper, Scissors, and String at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. This exhibition explores connections between a range of modern and contemporary artworks that employ innovative materials and approaches to image-making. The show’s title Rock, Paper, Scissors, and String both recalls the familiar childhood game of chance and reflects the exhibition’s focus on the inventive use of artmaking materials, compositions, or techniques to create each work. Feb 21, 2015 – May 24, 2015.
I have nine paintings in a group exhibition titled, "Semantics" at the Cabarrus Arts Council in Concord, NC. These paintings were selected by Rebecca Collins, Visual Arts Director of the Cabarrus Arts Council. March 23-May 16, 2015.
My painting "Everything else" was selected by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Curator Chad Alligood for "Contemporary South" at the Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, North Carolina. January 2-29, 2015.
Little Things Mean A Lot
I am pleased to have three paintings in "Little Things Mean A Lot" at Swan Coach House Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. November 13, 2014-January 2, 2015.
State of the Art/Art of the State at the Cameron Art Museum
I'm part of a group exhibition of North Carolina artists at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington. September 20, 2014-February 12, 2015.
Summer 2014 travel to Italy
I'm leaving on May 27th for a month's stay in Italy to teach a drawing class to undergraduate UNCG students. But I'll also be studying Renaissance painting in Florence and Siena, Byzantine mosaics in Rome and I'll be drawing a ton. May-June 2014.
World without end
My solo exhibition, "World without end" opened at Schulman Project in Baltimore, Maryland. April 4-May 11th, 2014.
Abstraction Part 1
Group exhibition at Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia. November 22, 2013-January 18, 2014
I have a painting in Material Witness, a group show at the Dalton Gallery on the campus of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. The exhibition was curated by Atlanta gallery owner Marcia Wood and will run from September 26th-November 16th, 2013.
I'm part of the first group exhibition at Schulman Project in Baltimore, Maryland. The show runs from September 6-October 6, 2013.
Schulman Project opening and group show
I'm part of a brand-new gallery, soon to open in Baltimore, Maryland. Schulman Project is being organized by curator Benjamin Schulman, and will feature work of contemporary ceramics and painting. (I love this pairing of media!) The first show of the gallery is in September, and it's a group show called "Baltimore and Beyond." I'm including a new, big painting from the summer. July, 2013.
The Drawing Center Viewing Program
I have recently been accepted into the Drawing Center's Viewing Program, and my work has been added to their online Artist Registry, April 2013.
Gesturing Into Consciousness
I've been included in a group exhibition at Penn State University's Zoller Gallery. The show is curated by Mixed Greens Director Heather Darcy Bhandari and artist Ann Tarantino, April 2013.
STUDIO CRITICAL interview
My studio and work was recently featured on the painting blog STUDIO CRITICAL, September 2011.
Contemporary Abstract Art
I've recently become part of an online group of artists organized by Yifat Gat, a painter based in France--the group is focused on contemporary abstract art. The web address is: http://contemporaryabstractart.squarespace.com/
Hambidge Center for Creative Arts
I just learned that I will spend two more weeks in-residence at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts in Rabun Gap, Georgia in early to mid May, 2011 This will be my third residency at Hambidge.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum purchased Grid Extension, a 9"x8" watercolor and collage image included in their recent Art on Paper Exhibition.
Art on Paper
I'm happy to be included in Art on Paper again, a Biennial Group Exhibition at the Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, North Carolina. Xandra Eden is the Curator. November, 2010
Group drawing exhibition at the University of South Carolina's McMaster Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina. September 2010.
Columbia Drawing Intensive
I'm spending four days in Columbia, SC for the first Columbia Drawing Intensive--a mini-drawing residency organized by artist Sara Schneckloth. June 2010.
Grids, Letters and Lines
February, 2010: Solo show of paintings at the University of Tennesse Concourse Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee. I will be a visiting artist at UTK February 2-3, 2010.
Painting (in part, and in pieces)
A solo show of paintings and collages at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. The show opens January 8, 2010. I will give an artist talk about collage and contemporary painting at the closing, February 13, 2010.
Hambidge Center for Creative Arts
In October 2009 I will spend two weeks at the Hambidge Artist Residency in Rabun Gap, Georgia. This will be my second visit to Hambidge; I'll be working on paintings and collages for two Spring 2010 solo shows.
Mother/mother show at A.I.R. Gallery
I just found out I've been selected by curator Jennifer Wroblewski to be a part of Mother/mother at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn. The show opens in December.
Fall 2009 Research Leave
I'm happily working full time in my studio this Fall, due to a research leave granted by UNCG.
I'm preparing for a solo show at 1708 Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. The show will open in January 2010.
2009 Central Piedmont Regional HUB Grant
In Spring 2009, I received a Central Piedmont Regional HUB Grant to assist me in the development of my paintings during a semester long research leave, Fall 2009.
Graphica Creativa, The 12th International Print Triennial
Group exhibition featuring artists collectives across the globe who work with prints and artists books. The Printmaker's Left will be displaying work from our upcoming book, Exquisite History Volume 2: The New World.
Galleria Harmonia. Jyvaskla, Finland. June-July, 2009.
A group exhibition exploring the range of contemporary painting, Lexington Art League. Lexington, Kentucky. Curator: Bobby Campbell. March, 2009
Group exhibition of paintings at Moon Gallery, Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. J. Bradley Adams of Berry College, Curator: J. Bradley Adams. February, 2009.
Art on Paper
Biennial Group Exhibition at the Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, North Carolina. Xandra Eden, Curator. October, 2008
the index project (a deconstructed artist's book)
Solo show at (106) Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. May, 2008.
Southern Gothic Now
Group show at Space 301 in Mobile, Alabama. May-July, 2008
Hambidge Center for Creative Arts
I spent the first two weeks of May, 2008 on a residency at the Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, Georgia. While at Hambidge, I finished a large scale collage piece and made numerous small, experimental drawings.