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EDUCATION

2014-2016, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

          • Master of Fine Arts 

          • Master of Fine Arts Program Scholarship Recipient

          • Kristin Saleri Art Foundation Scholarship Recipient

2010-2013, University of Houston, Houston, TX

          • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art-Painting, Minor in Art History

          • Graduated summa cum laude

          • Dean's List 

2007-2009, Lone Star College, Cypress, TX

          • Associate of Arts Degree  

          • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

           • Dean's List

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS + CURATED ART MARKETS

2018

Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX, On the Ledge, 2 Person Exhibition with Grace Zuniga, Curated by Kelly Johnson +  Chris Beer, forthcoming

2017

Spring Street Studios, Houston, TX, #texasartistsstrong Pop Up Fundraiser

Assistance League of Houston, Houston, TX, Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art, Juried by José Esparza Chong Cuy, Pamela Alper 

The North & Found Project, Houston + London, Digital Residency

Hotel San Jose, Austin, TX, Valentine's Pop-Up

Hardy & Nance Street Studios, Houston, TX, Black and White Art Show

Box 13 Artspace, Houston TX, The Empty Box: Cloud 9!

The West Studios, Houston TX, Girl Crush Spring Market

The Tank Space, Houston TX, Short Term Memory

2016

Fresh Arts, Houston TX, Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM)

Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX,  Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, Rising Eyes of Texas 2016, curated by Anna Stothart 

Hotel San Jose, Austin, TX, Valentine's Pop Up

TOMO Mags Project Space, Houston, TX, EVENS + ODDS

Feliz, Austin, TX, Feliz Designer Pop-Up Market

ATX Television Film Festival, Austin, TX, Friday Night Lights 

West Elm, Houston, TX, Summer Pop Up 

Myth & Symbol, Houston, TX, Lisa Chow's Girl Crush Collection Launch

2015

Axlerad, Houston, TX, Under 100 Holiday Mart

The Houston Foundry, Houston, TX, Holiday Bodega

Samara Gallery, Houston, TX, Hidden Treasures

Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX, The ICE BOX

AIGA Houston, Houston, TX, DesignCraft 2015

Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX, Under the Radar, curated by Sally Sprout

Fresh Arts, Houston, TX, Winter Holiday Art Market

Feliz, Austin, TX, Feliz Fall 2015

Martin's Place London, London, UKIAH-LHR Pop-Up Curated by the North & Found Project

Kunsthaus Salzwedel, Salzwedel, Germany, American Diary # 7

The Mariago Collective, Houston, TX, Open Air Art Fest

Lee College, Baytown, TX, 8th Annual CAMEO Emerging Artist Show

Urban Outfitters, Houston, TX, Dreamers and Doers Marketplace

Ban.do Design House, Los Angeles, CA, Girls Pop-Up

Madewell, Houston, TX, Birch & Goldberry Pop-Up

2014

Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX, Paper Cuts II

Freneticore Theatre, Houston, TX, Fringe Festival Visual Art Exhibition

Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX, Empty Box Fundraiser 

Fresh Arts, Houston, TX, Winter Holiday Art Market 

Manready Mercantile, Houston, TX, Women's Weekend at Manready Mercantile, curated by Magen Pastor

Pop Shop Houston, Houston, TX, Pop Shop Houston Festival (spring) 

Austin Craft Riot, Austin, TX, ACR Summer Show

Project Row Houses, Houston, TX, PRH Community Market + Talent Showcase

2013  

galleryHOMELAND, Houston, TX, Hullabaloo 

Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, Innovation

Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX, Empty Box Fundraiser

galleryHOMELAND, Houston, TX, Daytime Television

Celebrity Cupcakes, Houston, TX, Tiny Arts Pop Up

Fresh Arts, Houston, TX, Winter Holiday Art Market

Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX, Gifts from Art Palace Winter 2013online market

2012

University of Houston, Houston, TX, School of Art Open Studios

Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, The Big Show 

Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, Dia de Los Muertos Retablo Exhibition

Meyer Metro Gallery, Bellaire, TX, 18 Hours

The Joanna, Houston, TX, Bankin’ That Thang Up II

2011

Les Givral's Kahve, Houston, TX, Rotating Art Show

University of Houston, Houston, TX, School of Art Open Studios

2009   

Lonestar College Bosque Gallery, Cypress, TX, two student exhibitions

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017

Create Magazine, Issue IV, "May Artists," page 95

2015

Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Summer 2015 Issue, "Personal Touches," page 58

Southern Living Magazine, June 2015 Issue, "Staff Picks", page 78

"Playing With Surface Design", 2015, Author: Courtney Cerruti, page 142

HOORAY Magazine, Australia, 2015, Issue 9, "Places, Makers & Goods," page 19

The Koronette Magazine, February 2015 Issue, "Birch & Goldberry," page 17

Houstonia Magazine, December 2015 Issue, "Home Makers," page 40

Vogue Magazine, December 2015, online, "Wrapping Paper (Almost) Too Beautiful to Tear Open,"

Instyle Magazine, December 2015, online, "Amp Up Your Giftwrap Game With These Unexpected Designs,"

2010  

Lonestar College, The Barker’s Voice Journal, Winter/Spring Inaugural Issue

 

RESIDENCIES

2017

The North & Found Project, Houston + London, Digital Residency

2015

Molzberger Academy of Fine Arts, Atelierhaus Hilmsen Residency, Hilmsen, Germany

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-Present

Lonestar College, University Park, Houston, TX, Adjunct Faculty

Open MFA Houston, Houston TX, Co-Founder 

2016-Present

PREP Classes, Houston, TX, Part-Time Art Teacher 

2013-Present

Birch & Goldberry, Houston, TX, Cofounder  

2014-2016

Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, Teacher's Assistant: Art Appreciation & Water Media

2013-2014

Modica Fine Art Appraisal, Houston, TX, Research Associate

2012

Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, Intern

Fresh Arts, Houston, TX, Intern

Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX, Intern

2011-2013

Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX, Vice President of the Blaffer Student Association

2011

 Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX, Intern

 

SELECTED PRESS

Successful Art Splash by Students, the Daily Cougar

You! Yes, you! You can be an art collector!, The Great God Pan is Dead

The Ultimate Guide to Houston's Winter Holiday Market, Culture Map Houston

Gallery M2: Paper Cuts II, Halt 713

The Ladies of Birch & Goldberry, Little Small Shop Blog 

Wrapping Paper Ideas, Designlovefest

Hands, Ravens and Tiny Stones, Volksstimme.de 

Discover Hillaree Hamblin, Artconnect

Short Term Memory, Houstonpress