BA, Photography/Art&Design. With High Honors.
MBA, Marketing and International Business.
BA, English, Education, Athletics. Summa cum laude.
NAPP, ongoing Photoshop seminars and workshops.
Together, Harris Gallery at Old Town School, Chicago IL.
Solo Exhibition: Believers, North Park University, Chicago IL
Peace Tower Exhibition contributor, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL. Tower designed by Mark di Suvero.
Northern National Art Competition, Northern Arts Council, Rhinelander, WI. Juried by gallery director Allan Peterson, former director of Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts.
On the Road, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO. Juried by Karen VanMeenen, Editor, Afterimage Magazine.
Vital Voices: Women's Visions, Brandeis University, Waltham MA. Juried by Raphaela Platow, Curator, Rose Art Museum; and Wendy Tarlow Kaplan, Curator, Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University.
International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL. Juried by Margaret Hawkins, Chicago-based writer, teacher and art critic.
Ninth Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal KS.
Click Art, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL. Juried by Whitney Bradshaw, assistant curator, LaSalle Bank Photography Collection.
Cultural Crossings, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL.
Art at the Center, Overland Park KS. Juried by nationally acclaimed artist Mark English.
Night, Damen Gallery, Chicago IL. Juried by Midwest instructor/artist Jane Fulton Alt.
Man & Nature, Northwestern Cultural Council, Kimball Hill Gallery, Rolling Meadows IL.
Around the Coyote, Dream Box Foto & Gallery, Chicago IL
Weisman Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago IL.
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Illinois Arts Council Grant
CAAP Grant recipient, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
Third Place, Photography, 9th National Juried Art Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS.
Best of Photography, Hinsdale IL juried Fine Art Fair.
First Place, Oak Brook IL juried Fine Art Fair.
Best of Photography, Libertyville IL juried Fine Art Fair.
Second Place, Oswego IL juried Fine Art Fair.
Honorable Mention, IPA Photographer of the Year.
Special Assistance Grant recipient, Illinois Arts Council.
Adobe Partners by Design Web site, featured artist.