Current & Upcoming

Creative Pinellas: 2019 Arts Annual, Featured Artist

November 14th, 2019. I’ll be a featured artist alongside other past grantees and local professional artists of Tampa Bay for Creative Pinellas’ largest fundraiser of the year. I’ll have some new prints on display and available for purchase.

Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg: 2019 Visions of Health Equity, Selected Artist for Juried Community Art Project

Recently, I was selected as an artist by the Foundation for a Healthy St.Petersburg to produce a piece of art that addresses the theme of ‘Health Equity’. I’ve created a 16×20″ woodblock design that is centered around the concept of mental heath wellness. Artist reception December 1st.

“The Hand Magazine; Issue 26th Release date, Oct 15th

“The Mythic Present, no.1” will be featured in the upcoming issue of The Hand Magazine, a reproduction-based media, published quarterly. Pre-order available now!

2019 NAEA Member Exhibition June 17th-December 6th, 2019

“The Mythic Present” has been included in the annual NAEA Member exhibit, which showcases artwork created by NAEA’s vibrant professional community of visual arts educators, highlighting the artistic skill and vision of members worldwide. NAEA received 320 submissions and 62 works were jury-selected for gallery display and an additional 72 works were selected for recognition in the NAEA Virtual Gallery( where you can view my piece. )

Past Exhibits & Events

BIG INK! September 28th & 29th, 2019

For two months I prepped and carved the image on the left into a 40×70″ woodblock that was then ‘pulled’ on BIG INK’S ‘ The Big Tuna’ mobile press at the Morean Art Center, 719 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 –a two day event! Read more about BIG INK’s Giant Mobile Printing Press HERE.

24 Hands: Inaugural Exhibition July 12th-September 26th, 2019

 "24 Hands is a printmaking collective based on the Florida Gulf Coast. We are twelve founding artists who promote, educate and advocate for printmaking media"

Woodblock prints, “The Mangrove”, “The Mythic Present, No.1”, and “The Messenger” are being exhibited at: ART WAY GALLERY-UP Building St. Petersburg College, Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St., Seminole, FL 33772

“Dark and Full of Flowers” A Juried Exhibition May 18th-June 29th, 2019

“Floridana”, (intaglio print) was included in this thematic multi-media art exhibition juried by Johanna Robotham, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Tampa Museum of Art. More info about the open call here. Tempus Projects, 4636 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

Print Residency- University of Maine April 1st-5th, 2019

It was an honor to be invited back to my Alma Mater for a week long print residency. After spending nearly 16 hours a day in the studio, I successfully carved five 12×12″ wood block and pulled an edition 8 multiple color block prints. The design is inspired by some graphite drawings I completed last year- each exploring the concepts of the mythic present and memory. I also had an opportunity to speak with current undergraduate printmaking students about my professional career as an artist thus far.

#SMF, Dunedin Fine Art Center March 29th-May 19th, 2019

“Uprise” was exhibited in the Member portion of DFAC’s Annual, Student, Member & Faculty show. This piece also SOLD on opening night!

Emerging Artist Exhibit 2018, Gallery at Creative Pinellas Sep 27th-Oct 8th, 2018

In April 2018 I was awarded the Emerging Artist Grant competitively offered through Creative Pinellas, the premier local arts agency. For 6 months I produced a new body of work using a press I purchased with awarded grant funds. This work was exhibited alongside 9 other grant recipients for two weeks at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas. You can read more about this process and updates on the work I produced during the grant period by visiting my blog through Creative Pinellas here:

Creative Pinellas Emerging Artist Panel Discussion Sep 20th, 2018

I had the extreme privilege of participating in my first artist panel discussion, moderated by Danny Olda, Art critic & Curator. I truly enjoyed my time sharing a little bit of my creative journey and discipline, as well as listening to the other emerging artist’s discuss their process.