Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Continuing Education, 2014
Metropolitan Community College, Photography, Independent Study/Advanced Portfolio Development, 2012-2013
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A. in Fine Art w/ Distinction, English, Art History, 2012
Southeast Community College, Academic Transfer Program, 2001-2004

Related Professional Experience
Marketing Volunteer, Portfolio Review Facilitator,CLICK! Triangle Photography Festival, August-October, 2015
Dedicated Second Shooter; Krystal Kast Photographers, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC.  2014-2016
Photo Lab Technician; Photography Department, Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn, NE, 2012- 2013
Gallery Attendant; Gallery of Art and Design, College of Arts and Sciences, MCC, Elkhorn, NE, 2012-2013
Custom Framing and Art Supply Specialist; David M. Mangelsen’s, Omaha, NE, 2013

Juried Exhibitions
Visual Art Exchange, Contemporary South, Raleigh, NC. Juror: Kristin Fleischmann Brewer, January, 2016
Visual Art Exchange, The Image Exhibition, Raleigh, NC. Juror: Edna Cardinale, October, 2015
University of Central Florida Gallery of Art, 2015 SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, April 2015
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 2015 SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, SPE National Conference in New Orleans, LA. Jurors: Deborah Willis & Carol McCusker, March 2015
University of North Florida Gallery of Art, Regarding Leisure, Jacksonville, FL. Jurors: Alexander Dia & Christopher W. Luhar-Trice, March 2015
Wellington B. Gray Gallery, 9th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Juror: Burk Uzzle, January 2015 $1,000 Award
Art Avenue Contemporary Art Center,View Found: Contemporary Photographs from the South East, Greenville, NC. Juror: Burk Uzzle, January 2015
Hot Shops Art Center, Collective Perspective, Omaha, NE. Juror: Sarah Berkeley, 2014 Awarded 2nd Place
The Arts Center, 21st Annual Community Photography Contest, Carrboro, NC. Juror: Peter Wilkie, 2014 Awarded 3rd Place
Tugboat Gallery, Only When, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Peggy Gomez, 2013
Hot Shops Art Center, Silver & Sensors, Omaha, NE. Juror: Joseph Rheaume, 2013. Honorable Mention Award
Star Deli, Metro Photo Club Photography Exhibition, Omaha, NE. Juror: Club Members, 2013
Traveling Regional Student Exhibition; 16x16x16, Nebraska/Colorado/Montana/Wisconsin/Michigan. Juror: Club Members, 2013

Invited, Solo, and Group Exhibitions
Ticka Arts, Ticka Arts 2nd Annual Exhibition, O2 Gallery, Austin, TX, September, 2015
Ticka Arts, invited to be a Featured Artist for May/June, Ticka Arts website gallery, May-June, 2014
Spatium Gallery, The Woman, Lincoln, NE, 2014
Burkholder Project, Artists Choosing Artists, Lincoln, NE, 2013
Metropolitan Community College, Experimental Photography, Omaha, NE, 2013
Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Photo Club², Lincoln, NE, 2013
Metropolitan Community College, First Year Show, Omaha, NE, 2013
Brix & Stone, Internal Landscapes, Solo Exhibition, Lincoln, NE, 2012
LUX Center for the Arts, The Devil You Do(n’t): Reconciling the Problem of Evil, Lincoln, NE 2012
HAUS Rotations, Works In Progress, Nashville, TN, 2011
Nolan Tredway’s Studio, Skin Series, Solo Exhibition, Lincoln, NE, 2009

Awards, Assistantships, and Honors
Recipient of $1,000 Award, 9th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Juror: Burk Uzzle, 2015
Recipient of Studio Assistantship Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, The Alchemy of Photographic Constructions with artist Deborah Ford, Summer, 2014
Chosen by the jury of LensCulture’s 2014 Portrait Awards to receive an invitation-only Portfolio Account, 2014
Recipient of 2nd Place Award, Hot Shops Art Center, Collective Perspective exhibition, Juror: Sarah Berkeley, 2014
Recipeint of 3rd Place Award, The Arts Center, 21st Annual Community Photo Contest, Juror: Peter Wilke, 2014
Recipient of Honorable Mention Award, Hot Shops Art Studio, Silver & Sensors exhibition, Juror: Joseph Rheaume, 2013
Nominated twice by UNL faculty to participate in the Dan and Barbara Howard Creative Achievement and Francis William Vreeland Scholarship Competition, 2009, 2012
Recipient of the Karen Dunning Scholarly Paper/Creative Project Award, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2006

Visiting Artist Lectures/Presentations
“Donna Jean” lecture and Undergraduate Portfolio Reviews, in conjunction with Regarding Leisure exhibition, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. 2015

Conferences & Workshops Attended
Atmospheres: Climate, Equity and Community in Photography 2015 SPE National Conference, New Orleans, LA. March, 2015
If You Build It… Society for Photographic Education, Southeast Regional Conference, Greenville, NC. Fall, 2014
The Alchemy of Photographic Constructions w/ Deborah Ford, Penland School of Crafts, July, 2014
Collaborative Exchanges: Photography in Dialogue, Society for Photographic Education, Baltimore, MD, 2014
Gum Bichromate Workshop w/ Alan Dehmer, Woods Edge Photography studio, NC, 2014
Re:search, Midwest SPE Regional Conference, Lincoln, NE, 2013
Conferring Significance: Celebrating Photography’s Continuum, Society for Photographic Education, Chicago, IL, 2013
Salt Print Workshop w/ Joseph Rheaume, MCC Photography Department, Omaha, NE, 2013
Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public/Private Divide in Photography, Society for Photographic Education, San Francisco, CA, 2012

Society for Photographic Education, 2012-present
Metro Photo Club, 2012-2014
Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln Fine Art Photo Club, 2011-12

Volunteer Experience
Society for Photographic Education 50th Anniversary SPE National Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 2013
CLICK! Triangle Photography Festival, Development & Marketing, Portfolio Review Facilitator, August-October, 2015