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: Privates, September 6 - November 2, H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, WI 53140

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

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

*2017: Soundstitching: BROWNVILLE, NE; June 2-25, SchoolHouse Art Gallery, 427 Main St, Brownville, NE 68321

2017: RED Exhibition, February 10 – March 9, 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, May 19-June 25, 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

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


2017: Omaha Under the Radar Music Festival, KANEKO, 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102, July 1-10

 2015: Key Influence, Ringling College of Art and Design, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Dr. S., Longboat Key, FL 34228, August-September

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


2017: SOUNDSTITCHING: Pot Luck Dinner at Longboat Key Center for the Arts in collaboration with New Renaissance Artist/Composer, Elizabeth A. Baker; Artistic Director, Kellie Harmon and Coreographer/Movement maker Helen Hansen French, September 21st, 6:30-8:30p.m. performance, artist talk and panel discussion, Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

2017: SOUNDSTITCHING: KANEKO and Joslyn Art Museum in collaboration with Composer, Dr. Stacey Barelos, The Chicago Academy of the Arts, The Omaha Under the Radar Soundry, Tbd. Dance Collective and the Omaha Under the Radar Festival, July 8th, 1:30p.m., KANEKO, 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102


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