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Corcoran School of the Arts and Design @ George Washington University

MFA Social Practice

with an emphasis on Public Policy

May 2022

The University of Texas @ Austin
BFA Studio Art
BA Studio Art
May 2008

Honors & Awards

Post Graduate Residency Program 2023

Torpedo Factory

Alexandria, Virginia


SCI Artist Innovator Award 2023 Grantee

Center for Cultural Innovation

Los Angeles, CA


Spotlight Artist & Panelist @ Emerging Programs Institute 2023

Artist Communities Alliance (ACA)

Providence, RI


Visiting Researcher & Artist 2022-23

The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design @ The George Washington University

Washington, DC

Martha Von Hirsh Memorial Scholarship

Morris Louis Scholarship

Mei Yuen Hoover Scholarship

George Washington University

Washington, DC

Creative Access Fellowship 2019
Santa Fe Art Institute
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Featured Artist - Sabine Street
Sawyer Yards
Houston, TX

PRIDE Houston Featured Artist 2019
Houston City Hall



-Desiderium II - Portico Gallery - Brentwood, MD

-The Gender Within - Dupont Underground - Washington, D.C.

-NEXT - Corcoran School of the Arts & Design - Washington, D.C.

-Desiderium - Gallery 102 - Washington, D.C.

-The Fearless Artist Pop Up Gallery - Art Basel - Miami, FL

-Solo Lab 5 - VisArts - Rockville, MD

-The BIG Show - Lawndale Contemporary Art Center - Houston, TX

-Reflections (of a Surface or a Body) - The Silos @ Sawyer Yards - Houston, TX

-BO/DY - Nefarious Contemporary - Baltimore, MD

-Invierno - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX


-What Are Your Plans This Fall? - Bill Arning Exhibitions - Houston, TX

-New Beginnings - Gallery ONE - Houston, TX

-JJ Baker  Presents: Portraits & Artists - Hardy & Nance - Houston, TX

-Kaleidoscope - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX

-The Many Faces of Bill Arning - Andrew Edlin Gallery - New York, NY

-Exquisite Drawing Redo - G Spot Gallery - Houston, TX

-Stonewall 50/50 - 
Gallery 1969 - New York, NY

-Texas Extravagant Drawings - Fiendish Plots - Lincoln, NE

-More Texas Queers (Than You Can Handle) - Horse Shed - Manchester, UK

-No Trigger Warnings - Flatbed Gallery - Houston, TX

-Metamorphosis: Art + Disability - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX

-Mix It Up - Insomnia Gallery - Houston, TX

-Abundance - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX

-Not Gay As In Happy, But Queer As In Fuck You - Alabama Song - Houston, TX

-Restoration In Motion - Rick Smith Gallery - Texas Medical Center - Houston, TX

-Refresh/Renew - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX

-PRIDE Houston Art Exhibit - Houston City Hall - Houston, TX

-Boundless  - Sabine Street Studios - Houston, TX

2005- 2018 (Highlight Exhibitions)

-Retablos 31 - MECA - Houston, TX

-Teacher Appreciation - Katy Contemporary Art Museum - Katy, TX

-Staff Show - Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center - Katy, TX

-Retablo Project - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX

-Five x Seven 2012 - ArtHouse at The Jones Center - Austin, TX

-State Fair, CelebriTEA - DiverseWorks Art Space - Houston, TX

-Five x Seven On The Road - Talley Dunn Gallery - Dallas, TX

-I’ll Be Your Mirror  - Pump Project Art Complex - Austin, TX

-Salon de Refusés  - M Squared Gallery - Houston, TX

-Five x Seven - ArtHouse at the Jones Center - Austin, TX

-Empty Box - BOX 13 Gallery - Houston, TX

-ArtErotica: Let Them Eat Cake - Seaholm Power Plant - Austin, TX

-Postcard Project What is Disability? - JFK Center for Performing Arts - Washington, D.C.

-SKIN - The United States Art Authority - Austin, TX

-Figure It Out - Blue Ocean Gallery - Austin, TX

-Driven - Smithsonian Museum – Ripley Center - Washington, D.C.

-Up & Coming - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - Washington, D.C.

Related Work Experience
Professional Lecturer in Painting

The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design @ The George Washington University

August 2022-Present

Teaching Artist - Drawing & Painting

ARTreach GW

January 2024-Present


Teaching Artist (Mini Zine Projects Community Outreach)

Alexandria Office for the Arts

December 2023-February 2024


Accessibility Consultant - Beyond Granite: Pulling Together

Monument Lab & The Trust For The National Mall (Washington DC)

August 2023-September 2023

Program Director/Instructor
Opening ARTS & Minds - United Spinal Houston
November 2018-2021

Teaching Artist & Volunteer Manager,
January 2016-Present

Instructor, Arts In Medicine Program,
Texas Children’s Hospital
January 2013-2021

Instructor, Painting & Drawing Workshops,
Katy Contemporary Art Museum
May 2015-2017

Visual Arts Director & Instructor,
Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center
December 2011-2016

Newspaper articles, television interviews, websites include:
OUTSmart Magazine
New Mobility Magazine
My Gay Eye I Mein schwules Auge
The Daily Texan
The Greater Houston Weekly
The Katy Times
The Republic of Austin - Art Blog

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