07 April 2014

r e s u m e


Education:
Bachelors of Integrative Studies at Arizona State University, Exercise Science & Dance Studies 2005                                                  
Professional Instruction in Encaustic with Miles Conrad of the Conrad Wilde Gallery in Tucson, AZ 2007/2008                                                        

Exhibitions:
2014
-“A Little Religion in your Holiday” at Modified Arts in Phoenix, Arizona. Co-curated by Kimber Lanning and Connor Descheermaker. December 20-January 11, 2014.
2013
-“Sex: A Woman’s Perspective” at the Frontal Lobe Gallery in the Bragg’s Pie Factory. Curated by Beatrice Moore. December 20-January 6th 2013.
-Stop, Fast, Slow” Scottsdale Civic Center Library August 19-October 12, 2013.
-“A Fond Farewell” Solo Exhibit at Eye Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona.
-”Chaos Theory 14” Annual Group Show at Legend City Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
-Museum Acquisition, Mesa Arts Center chose “Consolable” for their permanent collection. 
-”The Sky is Falling” group exhibition curated by Kristen Bauer at Modified Arts in Phoenix, Arizona. April 2013.
- “American Dream” featuring members at Eyelounge at the Mesa Arts Center. March 29-August 11 2013.
2012
-“Art Detour” Group show at Eye Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Chaos Theory 13” Annual Group Show at Legend City Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Residual Energy” Installation at Eye Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Transitive Ephemera” Gallery Exchange with Agripas 12 in Jerusalem, Israel.
2011
-“Art Detour” Group show at Eye Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Chaos Theory 12” Annual Group Show at Legend City Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
2010
-“Natural Origins” Monorchid Gallery in Phoenix, Arizona. Exhibition with Christina Ramirez.
-“Art Detour” Group show at Eye lounge in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Chaos Theory 11” Annual Group Show at Legend City Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
-“Territorial Nature” Solo Exhibition at Eye lounge in Phoenix, Arizona. 
2009
-“Chaos Theory 10” at Legend City Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
2008
-“On the Horizon; an artists’ perspective” Bragg’s Pie Factory, group exhibition artist/curator
-“New Works” Bragg’s Pie Factory group exhibition with Ami Minnick & Jason Grubb. artist/curator
2008 
-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Burbank, CA; “Spring Art Show” (permanent collection)
-“Chaos Theory 9” at Legend city Studios in Phoenix, Arizona
2007
-“Chaos Theory 8” at Legend City Studios in Phoenix,Arizona.
2004  
-“Roots” An Installation based on the book The Feminine Mystique, utilizing the senses to recall past memories from your childhood. 
Topo Ranch in Phoenix, Az. 
-5 + 1 group show (five painters and one photographer, Rachel Bess/Christina Ramirez/Lee Hazel/Lesli Englert/Lara Kupcikevicius/Sara Abbott)
Monorchid Gallery in Phoenix, Az 
2000-2003 
-Holgas Art studios & Gallery in Phoenix, Az

Grants: 
-Arizona Commission on the Arts, Professional Artist Development Grant 2011.
(Attended the 5th Annual Encaustic Convention in Provincetown, MA.)
-Ted Decker Catalyst Fund, mini artist grant 2010.
Residencies:
-Rancho Linda Vista art ranch in Oracle, Arizona 2007.