2018 MFA Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013 BFA and BA in Art Education: Subject Matter K-12 Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

2011 Studio Arts College International (SACI), Florence, Italy


2016- Current Middle School Art Teacher, Pittsgrove Township Middle School, Pittsgrove, NJ

2015 -2016 Elementary Art Teacher, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Trenton, NJ

2015 Teaching artist, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, DE   

2013-2016 Teaching artist, Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, Elmer, NJ   


Selected Exhibitions

2019 Alumni Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The School of the Fine Arts Gallery Philadelphia, PA

2018 Rowan University Emerging Artist's, Juried Exhibition, Pitman Art Gallery, Pitman, NJ

2018 HerSpace, Juried Exhibition, Olde City, Philadelphia, PA

2018 Far From Home, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The School of the Fine Arts Gallery Philadelphia, PA

2018 The Philly Arts School: Student Debt Crisis, Juried Group Show, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Under Pressure, Group Show, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

2017 The Philly Arts Schools: Habitat, Juried Group Exhibition, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Pre-Judices, Group Exhibition, Gallery 128, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, PA

2014 Extraordinary Gifts, Group Show, Boathouse Row, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Autonomous/Ambiguity, BFA Senior Thesis Show, Glassboro, NJ

2011-2013 Cult of Print, Group Show, High Street Gallery, Glassboro, NJ

2011 Works on Paper, Juried Group Show, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ

2011 Painting and Drawing, Group Show, SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy

2011 Art Studio Fuji, Group Art Exhibition, Florence, Italy


Honors and Awards

2018 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Faculty Award

2018 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, “Far From Home” Kathleen “Bunky” Frame Memorial Award

2013 College of Communication and Creative Arts Awards – Seward Johnson Travel Scholarship Award              

2008 New Jersey Governor’s Award in Arts



2014 Moxie Woman: Business and Lifestyle Magazine

2014 Extraordinary Gifts: Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley, PS Books

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