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Education

2018        Master of Fine Art: Studio Art, Magna Cum Laude, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2014        Bachelor of Fine Art: Painting, Magna Cum Laude, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Professional Experience

Personal Artist Assistant | Las Cruces, NM

Technical Aid and Art Handler for Katherine Chudy

August 2018-Present

 

Madhouse Press | Las Cruces, NM

Letterpress Printmaking Consultant and Assistant

May 2017-Present

 

New Mexico State University | Las Cruces, NM

Instructor Of Record: Printmaking I, Drawing I, and Painting I

January 2015 - December 2017

 

Co Instructor Intermediate Printmaking

August - December 2016

 

Assistant To Safety Officer, Chemical Safety Manager, Facilities Technician

January 2016 - May 2018

 

Printmaking and Painting Technician

August 2014 - May 2018

 

Awards/Honors

2018        Friends of the UAG Award, New Mexico State University, NM

 

2017        La Posta de Mesilla Art Appreciation, New Mexico State University, NM

 

2016        Monuments to Main Street Plein Air Competition: 2nd Place Professional Category, Las Cruces, NM

     Ken Barrick Memorial Endowed Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2015        Mary Lawbaugh Purchase Award, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Mas Art, Art Appreciation Award, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2014        Electrical Box Project, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2013        La Posta de Mesilla Art Appreciation, New Mexico State University, NM

 

     Janet J. Swenson Memorial Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Trekell Painting Contest: 3rd Place, Trekell Fine Art Supplies, Hisperia CA

 

2010       Wanda and Willy F. Martin Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Exhibitions

2019        Impress 2 Express: A PrintQuake in the Desert Southwest (Juried), Las Cruces Museum of 

Art, Las Cruces, NM

     Impress 2 Express Overflow (Group), Desert Peak Architects, Las Cruces, NM

     Black and White Ramble (Group), Mas Art, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition (Group), Awagami Hall of Awa

Japanese Handmade Paper Museum, Tokushima

 

     Rise: Iowa Print Exchange Exhibition (Group), Gallery 181, College of Design, Iowa State University,

Ames, IA


     Posted: 9INHANDPRESS Print Exchange Exhibition (Group), Frontline Arts, Branchburg, NJ

2018        Dead Matter Press Print Exchange Show (Group), 2 Stroke Coffee, Portland, OR

     Print is Dead (Group), Dakota Arts, Bellingham, WA

 

     Print Matter(s) (Group), Washington State University Gallery 3, Washington State University,

     Pullman, WA

 

     Here and Now (Juried), Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM,

     Juror: Joy Miller, Curator at  the Las Cruces Museum of Art

 

     NMSU Juried Student Show (Juried), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University,

     Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Cathy Lee Crane, Border Art Resident (BAR) 2018

 

     Tiny Show: Mini Chaotic (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Vices (Group), Dive Bar Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

 

     Not Only, But Also: Graduate Thesis Exhibition (Group), University Art Gallery,

     New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Celebration of Obsolescence (Juried), Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance,

     Washington State University Gallery 3, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

 

2017        Lost Landscapes (Solo), Youngers Gallery, Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, CO

 

     Darkness (Group), The Alleyway Gallery, Portland, OR

 

     Practical Magic (Group), Dead Matter Press Gallery, Portland, OR

 

     New Acquisitions (Group), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Tiny Show: Las Cruces (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

     Dead Matter Press Exchange Party (Group), Dead Matter Press Gallery, Portland, OR

 

     NMSU Juried Student Show (Juried), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University,

     Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Steve Randall, Border Art Resident (BAR) 2017

 

     Monochaotic II (Group), Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM

 

2016       Infinity (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     NeoMagic (Juried), Zuhl Museum, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM,

     Jurors: Marissa Sage, Director of University Art Gallery and Tiffany Santos, Director of 

     Zuhl Museum

 

     Maximum Weight Capacity (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     NMSU Juried Student Show (Juried), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University,

     Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Border Art Resident (BAR) 2016

 

     Print, Printed, Printing IV (Group), Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

 

2015        Monochaotic (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Making Sense (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Project Postcard: 2015 (Group), University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

     NMSU Faculty and Graduate Show (Group), Red Dot Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

 

     Beyond the Border (Group), Holtzman MFA Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

 

     Tiny Show: The Coaster Show (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     WEAD Members and Friends (Group), West End Art Depot., Las Cruces, NM

 

     NMSU Open House 2015 (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Tiny Show: Body (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Id, Bird, Sand, and Youth (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2014        Tiny Show: Cult Movies (Group), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

     Relinquish (Solo), Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Mas Art Anniversary Show (Group), Mas Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Boondoggle (Group), West End Art Depot, Las Cruces, NM

 

     2014 Spring BFA Exhibition (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Advanced Printmaking Work (Group), Williams Hall Alcove Gallery, New Mexico State University,

    Las Cruces, NM

 

     NMSU Department of Art Open House (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Print, Printed, Printing III (Group), Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

 

2013        Intermediate Printmaking Work (Group), Williams Hall Alcove Gallery, New Mexico State University,

              Las Cruces, NM

 

     October Ramble (Solo), Mas Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Project Postcard: 2013 (Group), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

     NMSU Juried Student Show (Juried), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

     Juror: Grant Billingsley, former Border Art Resident (BAR)

 

2012        NMSU Juried Student Show (Juried), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

     Jurors: Darius Himes and David Chickey, co-founders of Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM


 

Print Exchanges

2019        Wheel of Fortune, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

      9 IN HAND PRESS Print Exchange 2019, Dave DiMarchi of 9 IN HAND PRESS, New Hope, PA

     13, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR


               Rise: 19th Annual Postcard Print Exchange, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

     CHROMA Vol 1: Orange, Sarah Ellis and Todd Herzberg, Murray, KY

 

     Zines, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

2018        Mysteries, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Demons, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Vices, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Celebration of Obsolescence, Runaway Press, Bellingham, WA

 

2017        Darkness, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Practical Magic, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Folk Tale, Dead Matter Press, Portland, OR

 

     Rituals, Dead Matter Press, Portland OR

 

     9INHANDPRESS Print Exchange 2017, Dave DiMarchi of 9INHANDPRESS, New Hope, PA

 

2016        Paranormal, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Fables, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2015        Games and Play, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Grimm Fairy Tales, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2014        Do Not Print, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Roadside Picnic/The Stalker, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2013        Invisible Cities, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

     Open Exchange, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Collaborative Projects

 

2014        Expansive Painting, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (in collaboration with Nathan Green)


 

Bibliography

 

Museum label for Angela Piehl. Pretty Vacant Fetish. New Mexico, University Art Gallery, "Curatory: Viewpoints"

exhibition, December 2-18, 2015.

Alexia Severson, “Pop-up art show explores the five senses”, Las Cruces Sun-News, December 4, 2015.

Alexia Severson, “Dualities,” Las Cruces Sun News, September 4, 2015

Alexia Severson, “Meet your Neighbor: Joshua Flores”, Las Cruces Sun-News, July 31, 2015

Lauren Goldstein and Carmen Gimenez Smith. “Din Magazine Issue 6”, Online Publication, May 7, 2015.

http://www.issue6.dinmagazine.org

Emily C. Kelley, “Electrical box project has NMSU art students charged up”, Las Cruces Sun-News, May 9, 2014.

Shaless Robinson, “Students showcase their final work at exhibition”, The Round Up, April 22, 2014

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