Current Work: I am a multidisciplinary, socially-engaged artist, an arts administrator/consultant and an activist.
Areas of Expertise: Public Art, Multidisciplinary and Socially-Engaged Art, Community Arts Development, Social Justice Activism, Graphic Design
2013 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Master of Fine Arts in Community Arts, Baltimore
1999 University of Nevada, Reno, Bachelor of General Studies, Liberal Art
2018 Print Design Certificate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Continuing Education
2013 College Teaching of Art Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art
Public Art Awards Received:
2011 City of Las Vegas Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Public Art for “Flourish” of the Las Vegas Cultural Corridor. Artist.
2008 City of Las Vegas Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Public Art for the “Ancestral Gateway”. Artist Design Team & Stone Project Manager.
Fellowships and Scholarships:
2012-2013 Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Master of Fine Arts Community Arts Fellowship
2011-2012 Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Master of Fine Arts Community Arts Fellowship
2011-2012 Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Master of Fine Arts Community Arts Scholarship
2010 Museo de la Ceramica Contemporanea, Centro Leon, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Pre-Qualified Artist Roster:
2015 Creative Capital “On Our Radar”
2015 - Present Nevada Arts Council Artist in Schools +Communities Roster, Education and Community Tracks, juried selection process
2009 - 2011 City of Las Vegas Pre-Qualified Artist Roster (for city public art projects), juried selection process
2021 Left of Center Art Gallery, Bending the Arc, group invitational, Curator: Marylou Parker, exhibited “Be Evolutionary”,
February 10 - April 20
2020 Nevada Humanities, New Monuments for a Future Las Vegas, group invitational, Curator: Wendy Kveck, essay:
Transformation, author, December 4 - January 27, 2021
2020 Nevada Humanities, Climate Change, group invitational, Curator: Montana Black, August 6 - September 23
2020 Core Contemporary, "My Two Cents" Pop-Up Exhibition, group invitational, Co-Curators: Justin Favela, Izaac Zevalking, Michael Litt & Nancy Good, January 10- 18
2019 Las Vegas-Clark County Library, The Studio, solo exhibit titled Unraveling Identity, May 24 - July 20
2019 Left of Center Art Gallery, Transitions, group invitational, exhibited “A Sea Change”, March 12 - June 1
2017 Left of Center Art Gallery, A Room of One’s Own, group invitational, exhibited “The Gilded Cage of Female Oppression” and “Unraveling Gender”, artist, January 17 - March 31
2016 Left of Center Art Gallery, Seeking Justice Through Art, group invitational, exhibited “Nude Female”, artist, January 19 - April 9
2015 Nevada State Legislature, Senate Atrium, exhibited sculpture, “Nude Female” as part of the Women of Diversity
Productions, Inc. exhibit titled “Nevada Women’s Legacy”, March 16-April 1, 2015, artist
2010 D’Arte Designs POP-UP Gallery, Holsum Design Center, Las Vegas, “FOLIO”, First Friday, November 5, 2010, a group
2010 - 2013 Museo de la Ceramica Contemporanea, Fourth International Ceramic Tile Triennial
(Elit-Tile), Centro Leon, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2010-2013, a juried exhibition
Selected Socially-Engaged Art:
2020 “The Identity Center V”, at the Educate to Activate Conference, Socorro, New Mexico, February 29 at the Epiphany
Episcopal Church, February 29
2020 “The Identity Center IV”, at the National Federation of Democratic Women Western Regional Conference, February 8
2019 “The Identity Center III”, at Las Vegas Pride Festival, October 11-12
2019 “The Identity Center II”, at The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada, June 29- July 30
2019 "The Identity Center" formerly known as “The Human Tapestry of Sexual and Gender Identity” and “Define Yourself”,
components of the solo exhibit: Unraveling Identity at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library, The Studio, May 24 - July 20
2017 “Unraveling Inequality”, Nevada Legislature, Carson City, Nevada with socially-engaged creations from a series of
workshops sited at Left of Center Art Gallery, The Center and Grassroots Lobby Days, artist facilitator
2016 PLAN, socially-engaged workshop, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, artist facilitator
2016 “Reframing the Fabric of Our Society” Seeking Justice Through Art Exhibition, Left of Center Art Gallery, a socially-
engaged artwork, artist facilitator and collaborator with MaryLou Parker
2014 “Nevada Women’s Legacy Community Quilt”, Nevada Legislature Senate Atrium, Northeastern Nevada Museum, Left of
Center Art Gallery, Pearson Community Center as part of the Seeking Justice Through Art Symposium, quilts produced by
Women of Diversity Productions, Inc. artist facilitator
2014 “Women's Biography Bookshelves”, Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, Northeastern Nevada Museum and
Left of Center Art Gallery, produced by Women of Diversity Productions, Inc., a component of the Nevada Women's Legacy
Project for the Nevada Sesquicentennial”, artist facilitator
2013 “Garden of Diversity”, 32nd Street Farmer’s Market, Waverly, Baltimore, MD, April 20, In-Community Art Social
Engagement with the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB) and Gender Rights Maryland, artist
2012 “Exist”, Baltimore Pride, created by Youth of the Rainbow in conjunction with GLCCB, sculpture, EPS with FoamCoat,
paint, mosaic tiles, audio, Completed: June, artist facilitator
2016 “Rhythm and Hues” City of Las Vegas, NV, commissioned by the Las Vegas Arts Commission, Charleston Heights Arts
Center, 5 ft x 16 ft (35 square feet total) fabricated in ceramic.
2012 “Liberty Belle” Regional Transportation Commission, Washoe County, Nevada. Peckham Inbound Rapid Transit Station,
sidewalk enhancements, 5 ft x 10 ft fabricated in preformed thermoplastic.
2012 “Iconic West: Wagon Wheels and Cattle Brands” Regional Transportation Commission, Washoe County, Nevada. Inbound
Meadowood Mall Way Rapid Transit Station, sidewalk enhancements, 5 ft x 10 fabricated in preformed thermoplastic.
2012 “Meadow of Barbs”, Regional Transportation Commission, Washoe County Nevada. Outbound Meadowood Mall Way,
Rapid Transit Station, sidewalk enhancements, 5 ft x 12 ft fabricated in preformed thermoplastic.
2011 “Flourish”, Cultural Corridor Urban Trails, Funded by the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (SNPLMA) and
the City of Las Vegas Arts Commission, Artist, Sidewalk Enhancements. 12 city blocks with 8 elements 20 ft L x 4 ft W and
4 repeating elements at 11 ft L x 4 ft W fabricated in preformed thermoplastic.
2009 “Reach”, Pearson Community Center, Clark County, design team member, 19 ft H x 7 ft 11 inches W x 7 ft 4.5 inches D,
rolled steel sculpture.
2008 “Ancestral Gateway”, Doolittle Senior Center, City of Las Vegas Arts Commission and the City of Las Vegas Centennial
Commission, Art Team Stone Project Manager and design team member, 16 ft H x 12 ft W x 6 in D, steel sculpture.
2008 “Ancestral Gateway Stepping Stones”, Doolittle Senior Center, City of Las Vegas Arts Commission, 12 ceramic wall
sculptures each 15.5 inches H x 12 inches W x 1 inch D
2005 “The Women of Diversity Triad Tower”, 6 ft H x 3 ft W x 3 ft D, architectural ceramic sculpture traveling temporary public
artwork, part of the 100 Years of Influence: The Role of Women in Shaping the First Hundred Years of Las Vegas by
Women of Diversity Productions, Inc. as part of the Las Vegas Centennial, site locations: Joseph Anderson Art Gallery of
the Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, Nevada, January 17 – March 29, 2007; Sprint Corporate Office
Atrium, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 24 – September 30, 2005; Las Vegas Art Museum, March 18 – May 22, 2005. Lead Artist.
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