Artistic Objective
 
To pursue creative expression through painting, screenprinting, and photography; to belong to and create a community of artists focused on the exchange of visual ideas. To make a living doing what I love; to feel valued for the skills I have worked hard to acheive.
Work/Teaching Experience
 

Owner Snow Deep Screen-printing and Design 2012-present

- Manage all aspects of running a small screen-printing business

Artist and Founding Member Alchemy Artist Coop 2015-2017

- Manage all aspects of creating and running an artists'cooperative, while maintaining inventory as a working artist

Wyoming Arts Alliance Panelist 2015

- Led artist panel on collaboration and partnerships

PALS (Promoting Art in Lander Schools) Director 2014-2015

- Managed all aspects of running a non-profit arts organization including fundraising, grant-writing, marketing, management, planning, and research

Lander Art Center Executive Director, October 2010 - 2013
- Managed all aspects of running a non-profit arts organization including fundraising, grant-writing, marketing, management, planning, and curating
Library Mural Selection Committee Member 2010
- Aided the Friends of the Library and Fremont County Library employees in the selection of the artist for the tray ceiling mural project
Visiting Artist, 2007-2009
- Lander Valley High Schooll Drawing 1 class, portrait demonstration
NEAT (Native Emerging Artist Training) Project Coordinator, 2009-current
- Grant research and application, planning and coordinating training classes and exhibition 
Lander Art Center Board of Directors, 2007-2016 

- Consultant and volunteer for non-profit arts organization
- Chair of the Education Committee and member of Exhibition and Fundraiser Committees
Teacher, Lander Art Center, 2007- Current
- taught intermittent children art classes ages 2 through 16; classes include movement, demonstrations, art appreciation, projects, and critiques
Teacher, 2005-2006
- assisted in founding of toddler art classes at the University of Wyoming Art Museum 
Self-Employed, 1998-2005
- creation of cards, invitations, brochures & logos using Adobe software
Founding Member, Gargoyles Artist Gallery Laramie, WY, 1999
- created logo and all design work, organized committees
Substitute Teacher, 1998–2003 Albany County School District, Laramie, WY
- performed lesson plans in all elementary and high school levels of art classes
Intern 1995-1996, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
- helped in the preparation of auctions, juried shows, mailings, etc.
Customer Service Representative 1994 Capitol Camera, Austin, TX
- performed customer services related to film, cameras, and photography
Customer Service Representative 1993 A to Z Creative Photo, St. Louis, MO
- performed customer services related to color laser printing and photography
Photographer 1992 PhotoSystems, College Station, TX
- photographed social functions
Portfolio Assistant 1991 John Saxon Photography, Dallas, TX
- performed various tasks related to commercial photography

Skills

Oil Painting (portraits)

Photography (Nikon D750)

Screenprinting (t-shirts)

Design

Photoshop CC

Illustrator CC

Indesign CC

Quickbooks 2018

Teaching

Public Speaking

Education 

Domestic Engineer, Wyoming, 1998-present
Independent Study-painting, University of Wyoming , Laramie, WY 2001-2002
BA, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX May 1996, emphasis on painting
Colorado Outward Bound 23-day Alpine Mountaineering Course, 1993
Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 1990-1991
Tulane University in Paris, France, concentration on art history, 1990
Loyola University, New Orleans, LA 1988-1990

Community Service

Lander Arts and Science Working Group, Promoting Art in Lander Schools, Lander Art Center, Lander Library Friends Association, and Fremont County School District # 1, 2006-current

2010 - present
2010 - present