Presented and sold original artwork in over 2 dozen First Friday shows in downtown Knoxville from December 2016- present. Featured artist in downtown Knoxville gallery art exhibition, “Field & Flowers” showcasing original abstract expressionist paintings. Live mural projects: “Memphis in May” music festival, 2018, “Rhythm & Blooms” music festival, April 2018, Sapphire's First Friday event, March 2018. Selected by the Dogwood Arts & the Central Business Improvement District for Art Slam, September 2018 (work to be auctioned off to benefit the Strong Alley Mural program). Donated original artwork to be auctioned off for Planned Parenthood fundraising event (2017) and for the New Hope Children's Advocacy Center of Blount County (2016- 2019). Sold and shipped to customers in the U.S. both original work and commissioned pieces.
Voted Knoxville's “Best Artist” for Blank Magazine reader's poll, 2018 and 2022. First Place in 2021 in CityView Magazine reader's poll for "Best Abstract Painter" and "Best Visual Artist" as well as 3rd place in "Best Landscape Painter"
Artist in residency mural program, Idol Hands. Samara, Costa Rica, 2019.
University of Tennessee- Knoxville 2003
B.A. in Broadcasting Communication and minor in Cinema Studies
*a selected member of the National Broadcasting Honors Society to travel to New York City for continuing education, December 2003.
*1 of 7 college students selected nationwide to intern at The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart, Fall 2005.