2010-2008: M.Ed., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Curriculum and Instruction Major: Curriculum Design Specialist, School Improvement and Teacher Leadership and Technology

2003-1998: B.F.A.,Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO; Major: Fine Arts; Painting and Sculpture  

2003-1998: B.S. Ed., Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO; Major: Art Education Pre K-12


2017: Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; June 24 - October 2, 2017

*2017: Soundstitching: OMAHA, NE withOmaha Under the Radar Festival, July 1-10, KANEKO, 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102

*2017: Soundstitching: BROWNVILLE, NE; June 2017, SchoolHouse Art Gallery, 427 Main St, Brownville, NE 68321

2017: RED Exhibition, February 10 – March 9, 2017, Palmetto Art Center, 907 5th Street West, Palmetto, FL.

2016: [blank] Slate Gallery Contemporary and Fine Arts Small Works Exhibition, July 29 – August 20, Blank Slate Gallery, 538 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

2016: #postdigital Exhibition, May19-June25, Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

2016: Print Exhibition, January 28 – March 05, Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

2015: Bemis Benefit Juried Art Auction Exhibition; November 11-30, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street Omaha, NE 68102

2015: GREEN ExhibitionNovember 3 – December 16, 2015, Nov 7 opening reception; Englewood Art Center, 350 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34223

2015: Key Influence Exhibition: September 26 – October 31, October 9 (6-9pm) opening reception, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Dr. S., Longboat Key, FL 34228

2015: Here and Now Exhibition: August 14 – 28, 2015, August 15 (6-9pm) opening; State of the Arts Gallery; 1549 State Street Sarasota, FL 34236

2015: Creators and Collectors Tour 2015, Fine Arts Society of Sarasota; March 13-14, 10AM- 4PM, Kite Home Studio, 5020 Brandeis Circle North, Sarasota, FL

2015-2014: The Violin Project, Perlman Music Program Suncoast Outreach Program, Sarasota, FL, October through February 2015

2014: Ten Big Portraits and Sentimental(s); Featuring Artists: Tim Jaeger and Cassia Kite, Palmetto Art Center, 907 5th Street West, Palmetto, FL., December 6- January 6, 2014

2014: Featured Artist; Sarasota International Arts and Dance Festival, November, Sarasota, FL

2014: The Juried Art Show, Studio 620, St. Petersburg, FL; March 6 - April 4

2014: Sarasota Keys Project: Featured Artist, Interactive Music and Art Project, Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL January – May 2014

2014: 10 X 10: Ten Slides, Ten Speakers; Guest Artist Speaker; SRQ Media Headquarters, 331 S. Pineapple, Sarasota, FL; February 27, 2014

2013: Miniatures: A Juried Exhibition, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL; November 1- January 4, 2014

2013: Awarded Featured Artist: Studio Visit Magazine, Vol.22, A Juried Selection of International Visual Artists, Pg. 83; May 2013

2013: Sarasota Youth Orchestra Music Box Project, Juried Artist Selection, Sarasota Orchestra Association, Sarasota, FL; January-March 2013

2012: ROOTS: The Regeneration Series, Solo Show, Palmetto Art Center, Palmetto, FL; October5- November 12, 2013

2012: Awarded Featured Artist on the cover of SEASON Magazine: The Observer’s Guide to the Arts and Society, Sarasota, FL; Fall 2012

2012: EXHIBIT: HI-FI HIGHLIGHTS ON FINE ART, State of the Arts Gallery Group Show, Sarasota, FL; September 1- December 2012

2012: Featured Artist, Sarasota Visual Art, Sarasota, FL; September 17, 2012

2011: Art of Salvage Group Show and Fundraiser, Ringling College of Art and Design, Architectural Salvage; October 13, 2011

2011: Awarded Featured Artist, SRQ Magazine, CULTURE AGENDA: A Bright Frenetic Mill, October 8, 2012 Issue, Sarasota, FL

2011: Awarded Featured Artist: Art Paris | Prix Saatchi online: ARTPARIS Showdown, ARTPARIS Grand Palais 2011, Top 64 Artists, Paris, France, March 31, 2011 – April 3, 2011

2011: The Juried Art Show 2011, Central Art Supply Company and Studio 620, St. Petersburg, FL; February 11-21, 2011

2010: Regeneration Concept Series, Solo Show, Café Bohemia, St. Petersburg, FL; November 13- December 9, 2010

2010: Connecting The Collections Residency for Artist and Art Educator: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY; July 2010

2009: Re: Age Exhibition: Young artists reflect on age, creativity and longevity, NOVA 535 Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL; March 2009

2003: Kansas City Artists Coalition 8th Annual Juried Undergraduate Show, Mallin and Charno Galleries, Kansas City, Kansas; April 11- 25, 2003

2003: MSSU Spiva Art Gallery: Four State College Salon Juried Exhibition, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Missouri; March 2003


2015,2014, 2013 and 2012: Juror, Siesta Key Crystal Sand Classic Competition, Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL