Education

2009-2011
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Master of Fine Arts
2D (Graphic Design)
Bloomfield Hills, MI

2002-2006
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Summa Cum Laude
Graphic Design
Savannah, GA

Mar–May 2005
SCAD - Lacoste
Printmaking
Lacoste, France

June–July 2003
National University of Ireland
Creative Writing
Galway, Ireland


Grants

2014/15
MCAD Faculty Support Grant

2012
Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant


Honors

2014
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists Semifinalist

2011
Fulbright Scholarship Finalist

2009
Clinton Global Initiative-University
(CGI-U) Participant

2006
Art Director’s Club National Portfolio Review

Art Director’s Club “100 top design students in the country”

Silver Award & High Honors, Savannah Secession

2004
SCAD Presidential Scholarship

2003
Best in Show, Fresh Paint

2002
SCAD Scholar Scholarship


Publications/Press

2015
Real OK website design on Hallointer

2014
BURNAWAY Best of 2014: The Movers, Shakers & Newsmakers

Bad at Sports In a Clutter of the Digital Made Physical, Tiny Diamonds in the Expanding Ruff

Glasstire for It's like at Hammock Gallery

Carets and Sticks Weekend in LA
(October 9–12) for It's like at
Hammock Gallery

The Visualist (Chicago Visual Arts Calendar) for Always at The Hills
Esthetic Center

Cranbrook Academy of Art Alumni News

2013
Frame Publishers Masterclass:
Graphic Design


Frame Publishers Taking On A Graphic Dimension (Graduate Work Featured in Masterclass: Graphic Design)

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Home
is where the art is
(Style (E) section
on Nov 5, 2013)

WOPOZI (Special Edition Issue) in conjunction with the 3rd Minnesota Biennial , , , at The Soap Factory

BURNAWAY 500 Mile Radius

Arkansas Times Eye Candy

Half Cut Tea Short Documentary

Number: Inc Seventy Five

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend Ten for Homie Sapiens at
Thea Foundation Center for the Arts

2012
art21 Blog Praxis Makes Perfect –
A Good Wind: Forces of Nature in the
New Age of Innocence


Bad at Sports Top 5 Weekend Picks for Objet Petit Ahh… at Co-Prosperity Sphere

SHS Publishing GrAphorisms

2011
Here Here: The 2011 Graduate Book
of Cranbrook Academy of Art


2010
For All

2008
PRINT Regional Design Annual**

Communication Arts Design Annual 49**

STEP Design 100 Annual**

Curatorial Activities

2017
SUNDAY Art Fair
with Marcellus Armstrong,
Stephen Kent, and Vernon Gardens
presenting...
London, England

On-Site at Atlanta Contemporary
The Best Is The Least We Can Do
with Aaron Blendowski, Ian Jones,
Irini Miga, Willie Wayne Smith,
and Katie Wynne
Atlanta, GA

Syndicate
Never odd or even
with Steffani Jemison
and Talon Gustafson
Cologne, Germany

The Front
Feed me with your tears as long
as your tears cry money

with Thomas Friel
New Orleans, LA

NADA New York
with Willie Wayne Smith, Jerry Phillips,
and Dylan Spaysky
New York, NY

Material Art Fair
with Guy Church, Ron Ewert,
and Sondra Perry
México, D. F.

UALR Gallery I
Sigh-Fi
with Hartmut Austen,
Aaron Jones, Lap Le, Anne Libby,
Sondra Perry, Martine Syms,
and Tan Zich
Little Rock, AR

2016
NADA Miami Beach
with Amy Garofano
Miami Beach, FL

Fringe Projects' Beach is Better
Lands' End with Joshua Abelow,
Lauren Cherry and Max Springer,
Guy Church, Alika Cooper,
Jenny Gagalka, Hanna Hur, Ian Jones,
Matthew Kerkhof, James Payne,
Jerry Phillips, Alexandros Lindsay,
Caitlin MacBride, Martha Mysko,
Daniel John Roberts, Fin Simonetti,
Mateo Tannatt, Wesley Taylor,
Ezra Tessler, and John Zane Zappas
Miami Beach, FL

Institute 193
Is this my tongue?
with Layet Johnson
and Eddie Lee Kendrick
Lexington, KY

Artist-Run Art Fair
with Daniel John Roberts
and Willie Wayne Smith
Baltimore, MD

COOP
Blue Tiers
with Martha Mysko, Alika Cooper,
Dylan Spaysky, Mark Dineen,
Talon Gustafson, and Tony Hope
Nashville, TN

NADA New York
with Talon Gustafson
New York, NY

The Luminary
Document V
Good Weather (Haynes Riley
presenting Matthew Kerkhof)
St. Louis, MO

Material Art Fair
with James Cordas, Studio-Set,
and Anne Vieux
México, D. F.

ARTBandini Los Angeles
with Michael Assiff, Amy Garofano,
Layet Johnson, and John Zane Zappas
Los Angeles, CA

The Bedfellow's Club
Shades
Little Rock, AR

2015
The Bedfellow's Club
In the Heat of the Night
Chicago, IL

2014
Atlanta Contemporary
9/50 Summit
Atlanta, GA

2013
Gallery Protocol
In All Kinds of Weather
Gainesville, FL

Dec 2011–Present
Good Weather
Curator, Founder, and Gallery Director
North Little Rock, AR


Academic Experience

Aug 2014–May 2015
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
and MCAD MFA
Graduate Critique Seminar Instructor, Adjunct Faculty, and MFA Mentor
Minneapolis, MN

Aug 2013–May 2014
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
and MCAD MFA
Visiting Faculty and MFA Mentor
Minneapolis, MN

Jan–Apr 2013
Penny W. Stamps School of Art and
Design at University of Michigan

Intermittent Lecturer
Ann Arbor, MI


Work Experience

Dec 2011–Present
Good Weather
Founder/Director
North Little Rock, AR

Nov 2014–Nov 2017
Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles
Design Director
Los Angeles, CA

May 2013–May 2016
Cranbrook Design
Social Media Editor-at-Large
Online

Mar–Apr 2013
Cranbrook Art Museum
Assistant Preparator
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Aug 2010–May 2011
Cranbrook Apparel
Graphic Designer
and Operations Manager
Bloomfield Hills, MI

May–Jul 2010
826 National
Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA

May–Nov 2008
Little Marc Jacobs
Sales Associate
New York, NY

Feb 2007–May 2008
Alfalfa Studio
Graphic Designer
New York, NY

Sep 2007–Mar 2008
Laura Anderson Barbata (mxlab)
Artist Assistant
New York, NY

Sep 2006–Jan 2007
TracyLocke
Art Director
Wilton, CT

Jan–Mar 2006
Working Class Studio
Screen Printing Intern
Savannah, GA


Clients/Collaborators

826 National
Alfalfa Studio
Amphibian Stage Productions
Bogs Visionary Orchestra
Carets and Sticks
CCS Bard
Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (Carla)
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook 3D Department
Galeria Ramis Barquet
Grant Wood Art Colony
at University of Iowa

Gritty Glossy
International Flavors and Fragrances
El Museo del Barrio
Laura Anderson Barbata (mxlab)
Mac & Mia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Ox-Bow School of the Arts
Pat Tillman Foundation
The Philip Johnson Glass House
Real OK Design
Scott Reinhard Co.
Small Editions
Stone Ward
University of Chicago's
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

University of Cincinnati's
College of Design, Architecture,
Art & Planning

University of Michigan
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design

Witness

Residencies

Jul–Dec 2016
Thrive Arts
Artist-in-Residence
Helena-West Helena, AR

Feb–Mar 2016
The Luminary
Artist-in-Residence
St. Louis, MO

May 2015
WZFR (Waabizipinikaan-Ziibi
Filmmaking Residency)
Artist-in-Residence
Minneapolis, MN and Somerset, WI

May–Jun 2014
Vermont Studio Center
Sculpture Resident
Johnson, VT

Jul 2013
ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative
Residency and Exhibitions)
Artist-in-Residence
Steuben, WI

Sep 2012
Ox-Bow
Artist-in-Residence
Saugatuck, MI

Mar–Apr 2012
SRCo. Residency
Artist-in-Residence
Chicago, IL


Conferences/Fairs

Mar 2017
NADA New York
Skylight Clarkson North
Exhibitor
New York, NY

Feb 2017
Material Art Fair
EXPO REFORMA
Exhibitor
México, D. F.

Dec 2016
NADA Miami Beach
Deauville Beach Resort
Exhibitor
Miami Beach, FL

July 2016
Artist-Run Art Fair
Open Space at Artscape
Exhibitor
Baltimore, MD

May 2016
NADA New York
Basketball City
Exhibitor
New York, NY

Apr 2016
Philadelphia Art Book Fair
The Annex on Filbert
Participant
Philadelphia, PA

Feb 2016
Rob Pruitt's Flea Market
with Ariel Herwitz
LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division)
Participant
Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2016
Material Art Fair
EXPO REFORMA
Exhibitor
México, D. F.

Jan 2016
ARTBandini Los Angeles
Arturo Bandini
Exhibitor
Los Angeles, CA

Dec 2015
Midway's 8th Annual Monster
Drawing Rally

Midway Contemporary Art
Invited Participant
Minneapolis, MN

Oct 2015
Vancouver Art/Book Fair
with Mystery Spot Books
Vancouver Art Gallery
(presented by Project Space)
Participant
Vancouver, BC

Jan/Feb 2015
Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair
with Studio Set
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Participant/Exhibitor
Los Angeles, CA

Sep 2014
Detroit Art Book Fair
with Small Editions
DittoDitto
Participant
Detroit, MI

Jun 2014
9/50: A Southeast Arts Presenters Summit with Good Weather
Atlanta Contemporary
Invited Participant/Exhibitor
Atlanta, GA

Oct 2013
Detroit Art Book Fair
with Good Weather
DittoDitto
Participant/Exhibitor
Detroit, MI


Workshops

Aug 2013
Open Book with Leslie Atzmon,
Willem Henri Lucas, Everett Pelayo,
and Jon Sueda
Eastern Michigan University's
Jean Nobel Parsons Center
Invited Participant
Lake Ann, MI

Feb 2013
Letterforming with Danielle Aubert
University of Michigan
Organizer and Facilitator
Ann Arbor, MI

Apr 2012
Thank You To Go! Printing with
a Risograph Stencil Duplicator

with James Goggin and Scott Reinhard
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Facilitator and Participant
Bloomfield Hills, MI


Symposiums

Jan 2011
Cranbrook Contemporary Connections:
Identity in Art, Design, and Architecture

Moderator
Bloomfield Hills, MI


Writing

Oct 2013
BURNAWAY
Our Front Porch

Apr 2013
Carets and Sticks
Seek Seek Seek


Guest Critic

Cranbrook 2D Department
Eastern Michigan University
College for Creative Studies
Lawrence Tech University
Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) MFA
University of Central Arkansas (UCA)
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota MFA
Wayne State University


Lectures

Cranbrook 2D Department
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Franconia Sculpture Park
Ox-Bow School of Art
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Summer School at The Great Poor Farm Experiment IX
University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Michigan
University of Wisconsin–Stout
Virginia Commonwealth University
Wayne State University
Willem de Kooning Academie

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2017
Familiars (with Katie Wynne), Sediment, Richmond, VA

2016
An attitude you can wear, TOPS, Memphis, TN

2014
It's like, Hammock Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Always, The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago, IL

I Promise, A+ Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013
and Ever, a clean poorly lighted space at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Last Forever (Curated by Layet Johnson), Outer Space, Online

Burnside (with Christopher Schanck), Burnside Farm, Detroit, MI

Homie Sapiens (with Layet Johnson), Vessel & Page, Pontiac, MI

Homie Sapiens (with Layet Johnson), Thea Foundation Center for the Arts, North Little Rock, AR

2012
Revealing, Girl/Boy Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

2010
POP, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
LA MESA BRUTAL (Curated by Michael Dopp and Isaac Resnikoff), Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Everything Real (Curated by Chase Westfall and Iris Williamson), Hap, Portland, OR

Document V (Curated by Sarrita Hunn and James McAnally), The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

TOGETHER/ALONE (Curated by Ana Breininger, Chanel Von Habsburg-Lothringen, and Sarah Manuwal), EMBASSY, Los Angeles, CA

2015
The Great Good Place (Curated by Ron Ewert within a multi-layered set of collaborative exhibitions organized by Brandon Alvendia), Threewalls, Chicago, IL

WZFR Screening, WZFR, Minneapolis, MN

Read Image, See Text, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2014
PLEASE STAND BY, ACRE_TV, Chicago, IL

Tropixxx, The Bedfellows Club, Minneapolis, MN

2013
Chasing Papers, Ford Gallery at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Just Curious, MCAD Main Gallery at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

RE: Day Job (Don't Quit Your?), Work, Ann Arbor, MI

Stamps School of A&D Faculty, Slusser Gallery at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2013 Graphic Design (Curated by Danielle Aubert), Scarab Club, Detroit, MI**

2012
Modular22, 22, Berwyn, IL

Tweek, George Buehr Studio Gallery at Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

Off the Wall III, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Objet Petit Ahh..., Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

Itsa Small, Small World (Curated by Hennessy Youngman), Family Business, New York, NY

Compression Testing, 22, Berwyn, IL**

2011
GrAphorisms, CREAM Espai Creatiu, Barcelona, Spain

Home Plate Heroes, Thea Foundation Center for the Arts, North Little Rock, AR

Here Here Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Off the Wall II, Studio Couture Gallery, Detroit, MI

Works on Paper, Northend Studios, Detroit, MI

Design Experience: IDSA Mideast Conference, Artworks Gallery, Cincinnati, OH**

Off the Wall II, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Body Fixtures Chair Show, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI**

2010
For All, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI

Easy Does It, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Off the Wall, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2009
Can I Live?, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2006
Savannah Secession, American Legion Ballroom, Savannah, GA**

25th International Young Designers’ Exhibition (YODEX), Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2005
Vernissage, Ecole des Arts, Lacoste, France

2003
Fresh Paint, Hamilton Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA**

** Juried