Education

 

 

2014 - 2018          Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

                             Bachelors of Fine Arts Candidate in Painting                

 

2012 - 2014          Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                             High School Diploma, Visual Arts Department Major

 

2013 - 2014          China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China 

 

2012 - 2013          Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China

                             

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

2018                      Recent Works, BPI Gallery, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

 

2017                      Gallery Faves of 2017 Juried Exhibition, Crystal Moll Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Portrait Exhibition and Silent Auction, Evergreen Museum, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Still and Life Juried Exhibition, Crystal Moll Gallery, Baltimore MD

 

                              From Fur to Feathers Juried Salon Exhibition, Schuler School of Fine Arts,                                           Baltimore, MD

 

                              The Figurative Now Group Exhibition, MICA Fox 2 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

2016                      Smorgasbord, Area 405 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

                              MICA Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Overlea Artsfest Juried Exhibition, National History Society of Maryland Gallery,                                 Baltimore, MD

 

                              The Delaplaine National Juried Exhibition, The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education                                 Center, Frederick, MD

 

                              Out of Order Artist Exhibition, Maryland Art Place Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Perpetually In Between Exhibition, MICA Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Nature Through the Artist’s Eyes Juried Exhibition, Gudelsky Center Gallery,                                       Woodstock, MD                         

 

2015                      MICA Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                                                                     

2014                      Senior Visual Arts Show, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

        

                              Emerging Local Artists Exhibition, City Hall, San Francisco, CA

 

                              National Congressional Arts Winners Exhibition, US Capitol, Washington D.C

          

                              National Congressional Arts Winners Reception Exhibition, Asian Art Museum,                                   San Francisco, CA

 

 

Grants & Awards

 

 

2018                      Overlea Artsfest Juried Exhibition, 1st Place in Representational Art Category

 

2018                      Certificate of Excellence Award Recipient

                              20th Annual International Portrait Society of America Competition,

                             Washington, D.C

 

2017                      Best Student Category Winner, 7th Annual PleinAir Salon Competition

 

2017                      Gamblin Paint Prize, Gamblin Artist's Colors 

 

2017                      FACE The Figurative Convention and Expo Scholarship Recipient

 

2017                      ArtMuse Contest, Finalist Emerging Artist

 

2016                      Overlea Artsfest Juried Exhibition, Honorary Mention

 

2016                      Figurative Art Exhibition, Special Merit Category Award

 

2016                      Overlea Artsfest Juried Exhibition, Best in Show 1st Place 

 

2016                      BoldBrush Painting Competition FAV15 Juried Selection 

 

2016                      Painting Recognition Award Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art

 

2016                      The Art of the Portrait Tuition Scholarship, Portrait Society of America,                                                 Washington D.C

 

2015                      Francis Burns Harvey Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art

 

2014                      Presidential Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art

 

2014                      Thalheimer Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art

 

2014                      Creative Vision Award, Maryland Institute College of Art

 

2014                      National Congressional Art Competition, Washington D.C

                              1st Place in California's 12th District

 

2014                      Robert Squeri Fine Arts Grant, San Francisco, CA

 

2014                      Elk's Lodge Art Competition, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Exhibition Catalogues / Publications

2018                    21 under 31 Artists to Watch 

                            Published by Southwest Art Magazine  

2018                    Glorious Color Group Show

                            Juried Publication 

                            Published by Poets and Artist Magazine 

                          

2018                    20th Annual Art of the Portrait Journal 

                            Certificate of Excellence Finalists Category

                            International Portrait Society of America Competition

                            Published by the Portrait Society of America

 

 

2017                    7th Annual Plein Air Salon Bi-Monthly Awards 

                            Category Winner

                            Published by Plein Air Magazine

 

 

 

Lectures / Panels / Presentation

 

 

2018                    Visiting Artist Presentation and Talk

                            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD 

                            (March)

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

2018                      Founder/Lead Instructor 

                              CalColor Atelier 

                              Affiliation with CalColor Academy Inc. 

2018                      Oil Painting Instructor

                              Alla Prima Oil Painting: The Portrait 6 Week Workshop

                              School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

 

 

2017                      Drawing Instructor 

                              Charcoal Drawing: Fundamentals of the Human Portrait 6 Week Workshop

                              School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

                           

                              Drawing Instructor 

                              Charcoal Drawing: The Portrait 6 Week Workshop

                              School 33 Art Center, Baltimore MD

 

2016                      Oil Painting Instructor

                              Intimate Alla Prima Oil Painting: The Portrait 5-Day Workshop

                              Kai Lun Qu Fine Arts Studio, Baltimore, MD

 

                              Drawing Instructor

                              Charcoal Drawing: The Portrait 6 Week Workshop

                              School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

 

                             Oil Painting Instructor

                             Alla Prima Oil Painting: The Portrait 6 Week Workshop

                             School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

 

2011-2012            Studio Teaching Assistant

                             Drawing, Painting, Quick Sketch Classes

                             0 Chen Fine Arts Training Studio, Tianjin, China

 

 

Continuing Education Experience

 

 

2017                    Alla Prima: Painting the Figure Workshop Scholarship

                            w/ Michelle Dunaway

                            The Putney Painters Barn, Putney, VT

                            

                            Palette Project Mentorship Program Workshop Scholarship 

                            w/ Daniel Keys 

                            Scottsdale Artist School, Scottsdale, AZ

 

2017                    NYAA Undergraduate Master Class Apprenticeship Program Workshop

                            w/ Vincent Desiderio  

                            New York Academy of Art, NY, New York

 

2016                    NYAA Undergraduate Master Class Apprenticeship Program Workshop

                            w/ Steven Assael 

                            New York Academy of Art, NY, New York

 

2015                    Palette Project Mentorship Program Workshop Scholarship 

                            w/ Daniel Keys & Michelle Dunaway,

                            Scottsdale Artist School, Scottsdale, AZ      

 

2012                     China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

                             Drawing Concentrated Studio Practice

 

2011                     Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China

                             Drawing Concentrated Studio Practice

 

2012                     University of Shanghai College of Fine Arts Summer Residency 

                             Shanghai, China

 

 

Memberships Affiliations 

 

Maryland Society of Portrait Painters Accredited Member 

 

Figurative Art Convention and Expo

 

Portrait Society of America

 

Maryland State Arts Council