Curriculum Vita

Exhibitions

2019                                                                     
12th Annual Norfolk Arts Center Juried Show, Norfolk Arts Center – Norfolk, NE   
2018    
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show
Walker Gallery, Kearney, NE
Bemis Art Auction,
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Chickens & Other Signs of Rural Life
Blue Cat Gallery, Wayne, NE
Inspirations of Water
Hot Shops, Omaha, NE
ThE CreaM RISES AgaiN
Butter Factory, Omaha, NE
Cream On Top (Omaha Arts and Entertainment Winner)
Butter Factory, Omaha, NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
2017 
Nebraska Artist Biennial
Gallery 1516, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show
Elder Gallery, Lincoln, NE
CSArt: Collector Level Artist, 
Omaha Creative Institute – Omaha, NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
10th Annual Juried Show & UNO Faculty Show,
Norfolk Arts Center – Norfolk, NE
2016
Artist INC. Showcase,
Omaha Design Center – Omaha, NE
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show,
McCook Community College – McCook, NE
Alumnae and Community Art Exhibition,
College of Saint Mary – Omaha, NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
2015
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show,
UNO Art Gallery – Omaha, NE
Reflection & Refraction Duo Show,
Star Deli Gallery – Omaha, NE
Metro Area Art Teachers Show,
Artist Cooperative Gallery –
Omaha, NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
2014
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show,
Plainsmen Museum –  Aurora, NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
2013
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show,
Wayne State Gallery – Wayne NE
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE
2012
Nebraska Juried Art Educator Show,
The Center – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Artist to Teacher to Artist Omaha Public Schools Art Faculty Show
Hot Shops Gallery – Omaha, NE

Awards & Achievements 

2018
2nd Place – Nebraska Educators Juried Exhibition Walker Gallery, University of Kearney in NE
Army of Follows Performance Troop, Jitterbug Jamborama Omaha Jazz & Swing Dance Festival- Omaha, NE
2017                                              
Master Level Classes (Audition Required)Uptown Swing Out, Minneapolis, MN
Alternate Follower- Jack & Jill Contest,  Greenwood Swing Out – Tulsa, OK
2nd Place – 10th Annual Juried Show, Norfolk Arts Center – Norfolk, NE
CSTAE Art Teacher Theory-in-Practice Award, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education
2016
Artist Inc. Fellow, Omaha Creative Institute, Omaha, NE
1st Place– Strictly Swing Dance Contest, Sunflower Swing – Wichita, KS
2015
Nebraska Outstanding Art Educator of the Year, Nebraska Art Teachers Association
2nd Place– Team Division, Sunflower Swing – Wichita, KS
2013
Booster Club Teacher of the Year, Monroe Middle School, Omaha, NE
Marvin Spomer Novice Art Teacher of Year, Nebraska Art Teachers Association