Solo Exhibitions

2019               A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Greensburg Garden & Civic Center, Greensburg, PA

2019              A Dream of Stranger Worlds, Two-Person Student Capstone Exhibit, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

Juried Exhibitions

2019                Women in Art, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

2019                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2018                A Garden of Inspiration Art Gala, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

2018                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2016                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2016                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2016                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2014                Theme and Variations Art Gala, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

2014                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2014                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2013                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2013                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2003                Artists of the 21st Century: Student Art Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA, USA

Group Exhibitions

2019                As I See It, Rowe Gallery, Greensburg Art Center, Greensburg, PA

2017-2018     15 Minutes Art, digital projection exhibit, 5900 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

2016               S.W.A.N. Day Pittsburgh 2016, Pittsburgh, PA

Virtual Juried Exhibitions

2018               Our Bond with Nature, The Healing Power of Arts and Artists, an initiative of Manhattan Arts International,
www.healing-power-of-art.org/our-bond-with-nature-exhibition     |        Juror: Renee Philips

Juried Art Festivals

2012                Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2011                Kipona Artsfest, Harrisburg, PA

2011                Cape Cod Fine Arts Festival, Hyannis, MA

Public Collections

Special Art Collection, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

Performances

2014               Human Tableaux, Allegheny Historical Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA

Published Writings

“The Peacock Cape,” Belle Armoire, Stampington & Company, Laguana Hills, CA, Winter 2012. 84-86.

Bibliography

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“Yellow Canary Street,” The Loyalhanna Review, Ligonier Valley Writers, Ligonier, PA, 2014 issue. 29.

“Secret Eyes,” Pendulum, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Spring 2014. Front cover.

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“Bluejay Ave,” The Loyalhanna Review, Ligonier Valley Writers, Ligonier, PA, 2013. 15.

Education

2019                 (Current) Duel studies in Art and Radiology Technology, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2017-18           Studies in Website Design and Development, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

2009                 Associate Degree in Legal Assisting, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

Professional Affiliations

Member          Greensburg Art Center, Greensburg, PA

Member          Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA