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Honors and Awards

2018          Grantee: Potawatomi Grant: The Memory Project,                                Wisconsin Art Education Association

2016          Grantee: Potawatomi Grant: Family Heritage Cookbook,                      Wisconsin Art Education Association

2014          Grantee: Hilgos Award: Creating Arts Programming with                      Older Adults with Memory Impairment, School of the Art                     Institute of Chicago

                  Grantee: Graduate Travel Award, Graduate Dean's                                Office, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                  Nomination: Student Leadership Award, School of the                        Art Institute of Chicago

2013          Invited Speaker: Closing Statements, George Roeder                          Master’s Symposium, Department of Art                                                Education, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 2012         Dean Scholarship, The School of The Art Institute of                            Chicago.

                  Faculty Grant, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.

2011          Recognition of Excellence: City of Austin, Austin Parks                          and Recreation Department: History, Arts, Nature                                Division.

 2010         Best in Show: Door County Art School-Foundations                              Emerging Artist Juried Competition,                                                      Fish Creek WI.

                  Artist in Residence: Palmas De Mamre Finca, Nicaragua                      and Costa Rica.

2009          Honors Degree: University Honors College: UW-                                  Milwaukee Honors College.                          

                  Commencement Honors: Senior Honors Ceremony and                      High Honors Major: UW-Milwaukee.

2008          Winner: Cultures and Communities Program Scholarship                    award: UW-Milwaukee.

2007          Winner:  George and Julie Mosher Honor’s College                              Scholarship Competition: UW-Milwaukee.

                  Winner: Student Cinema Action Network Annual                                  Exhibition: UW-Milwaukee.

2006          Winner: First Annual Liberal Arts Essay Contest:  WI State                    Dept. of Education.                     

                  Winner: George and Julie Mosher Honor’s College                              Scholarship Competition: UW-Milwaukee.

                  Winner: Polanki College Achievement Award, Harriet                          Gostomski Memorial Award: Polish                                                          Community Center of Milwaukee.

2005          Recipient: Peck School of the Arts Foundation                                      Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.



Healium Hot Yoga, Milwaukee, WI

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

June 2018

The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Masters of Arts Degree in Art Education

May 2014 

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, WI

Bachelor of Fine Arts; Photography

May 2009       

University of Wisconsin Honors College - Milwaukee, WI  Honors Liberal Arts Degree                                                                             May 2009                                                                                             

Selected Exhibitions

2019          Regus: Coloring Your Potential, Third Ward Gallery                        Night. Milwaukee, WI

2018          The Magnet Factory: Coloring Your Potential, Bay                          View Gallery Night. Milwaukee, WI

2014          International Surgical Science Museum: Fractures                          and Dislocations: Excavating Histories Collective,                          Chicago IL

2013          Supernova Blast: Within and Without, Chicago IL        

                  Rumble Art Center, Faces, Flora and Fauna: Art with                      Insight: curated by Jenny Urbanek, Craig Harshaw;                        Chicago IL

2012          Austin City Hall, 8th Annual People’s Gallery                                    Exhibition: Mayor Pro Tem Cole’s office, Austin, TX

                  Austin Museum of Art at the Jones Center Arthouse,                    5x7 Splurge, Austin TX

                  UP Collective, Legacy II: Artists who give to the                              Community by Teaching, Austin TX

                  The Hideout Theatre, The Surrealist Influence on                            Contemporary Photography, Austin TX

2011          Cobra Studios: The Cobra Show, East Austin Studio                      Tours, Austin TX

                  Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural                              Center: National Arts Program 9 th Annual Exhibit,                        Austin TX

2010          Door County Art School: Foundations, Fish Creek WI

                  Milwaukee Art Museum: 4th Annual Artist Market                          Place, Milwaukee WI

2009          Institute of Visual Arts: Inova Gallery: BFA Thesis                            Exhibition II, Milwaukee WI

                  Kunzelmann Esser Lofts, Rouge: Feminist Gallery                            Show: Milwaukee WI

                  Jazz Gallery: Man vs_______, Riverwest WI

                  Kunzelmann Esser Lofts, Expose(d): UWM                                        Photography Thesis:, Milwaukee WI

                  Union Art Gallery 36 th Annual Juried Show,                                    Milwaukee WI

2008          The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, Domestic Tensions:                      Axes of Longing, Milwaukee WI

                  Kenilworth Gallery, Peck School of the Arts Spring &                      Fall Open House, Milwaukee WI

                  The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Union Art                          Gallery: Atrium Space (solo show) Space,                                        Milwaukee WI

2007          Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center: Visceral                                Mappings: Transdiasporic Art Practices, St.                   Charles, IL

                  Kenilworth Gallery At Present: Photography at UWM,                    University of Milwaukee, WI

                  Institute of Visual Arts: Inova Gallery Annual                                    Scholarship Show, Department of Visual Art,                   Milwaukee WI

2005          Transformation: Foundation Exhibit, University Dept.                      of Visual Art, Milwaukee WI


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