Education

M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Painting and Sculpture, 2014

B.F.A. Atlanta College of Art, Paintng, 1997

   B.A. Emory University, Anthropology, 1991

Teaching Experience

2017 - present

•   Georgia State University Perimeter College, Limited term Instructor. Classes taught: Drawing I, 2-Dimensional Design, Art, Society and Culture

2016-2017

•   Georgia State University Perimeter College, Part-time Instructor. Classes taught: Drawing I, 2-Dimensional Design, Art, Society and Culture

Selected Exhibitions

2017

·       Locus 100, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

·       Faculty Show, GSU Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA

·       An Affair of the Art, Benefit for Jerusalem House and Arts Now

2016

·  Metro Montage XVI, The Marietta Cobb Museum, Marietta, GA

•   The New South, Kai Lin Gallery, Juried exhibition, Atlanta, GA

•   Faculty Show, GSU Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA

•   An Affair of the Art, Benefit for Jerusalem House and Arts Now

2015

   Women Artists, Gallery BNJ, Atlanta, GA

   Flow of Soul, Gallery BNJ, Atlanta, GA

   Also, KLC Studios, Atlanta, GA

2014

   Symbiosis, Solo Thesis Exhibition, Sycamore Place Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 •  Double Take, Sycamore Place Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Something Else, Further Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2013

   Light Forms, Digital Media Center Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

   Art House on City Square, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

2012

   Little Things Mean A Lot, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Refresh, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2011

   Group Show, Huff Harrington Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Art Papers Auction, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010

   Group Show, Huff Harrington Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Art Papers Auction, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009

   Scratching the Surface, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006

   Group show, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Group show, Soho Myriad Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2003

   Solo Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2002

   Solo Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Constant Aesthetic, Stephen Haller Gallery, NY, NY

   The Atlanta/ New York Connection: Atlanta Artists Living in New York City, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2001

   Atlanta Artists: Gallery Selections, Art Space, Atlanta, GA

   Art & Science, Gallery 1150, Atlanta, GA

   Twelfth Anniversary Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   The Erotica Show, Atlanta, GA, curated by William Downs III

2000

   Solo Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   A Matter of Scale, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA

   Atlanta College of Art Alumni Exhibition, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

   Eleventh Year Anniversary Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Art for AIDS Fundraiser, City Hall, Atlanta, GA

   The Erotica Show: Simple Pleasures, The Mattress Factory, Atlanta, GA, curated by William Downs III

1999

   Gallery Artists, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Fire, City Hall East, Atlanta, GA

   The Octavia Hill Project, Benefit for the Georgia Law Center in Homelessness and Poverty, Atlanta, GA

   Group Show, Soho Myriad Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1998

   Allison Shockley and Melanie Spinks, Modern Primitive Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   The Blue Dress Project, Ballroom Studio, Atlanta, GA

   Abstraction, Modern Primitive Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   The Atlanta List, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   Quatre Femmes Artistes Emergence, Raymond Lawrence Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   The Erotica Show, Old Lake Claire Alternative Space, Atlanta, GA

1997

   Visual Pleasures and Personal Politics: Approaches to a Difficult Beauty, New Vision Space, Tula Art Center, Atlanta, GA

   The November Project, Old Lake Claire Alternative Space, Atlanta, GA

   Central Metals: The Art of Recycling, City Hall, Atlanta, GA

   Degrees of Excellence: The Students of the Atlanta College of Art, The Atlanta College or Art Annex Gallery, Atlanta, GA

   The Senior Show, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Bibliography

    “Dodge & Burn: Creative Moms,” Ryan Nabulsi, Burnaway.org, May 10, 2012. http://burnaway.org/dodge-burn-creative-moms/

    “See Artists, Their Works in Progress,” Steve Aishman, Jason Parker, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, May 15, 2009.

    “It’s Up to You, New York, New York,” Jerry Cullum, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 29, 2002.

   "Distinct Surfaces Enliven Evocative Abstract Works," Catherine Fox, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October, 20, 2000.

   "Art is all Around Atlanta," Matt Montgomery, The Southern Voice, Vol.13, issue 37, October 26, 2000.

   "Our City's Finest Galleries," Caren West, The Piedmont Review, Vol. 7, No. 10, October, 2000.

   "Courting Collectors: Group Show Celebrates 11 Years at Lowe Gallery," Cathy Byrd, Creative Loafing, July 29, 2000.

   "Now and Zen: Fusing Eastern Serenity with Western Sizzle, " Michael Adams, Hospitality Design, Vol. 22, No. 4, May/June 2000.

   "A Ten Year High at the Lowe," David Boswell, Southern Voice, July 15, 1999.      

   "Words Help Forge a Fiery Intensity, " Jerry Cullum, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 18, 1999.

   "Collecting a Community," Water Finster, The Atlanta Press, May 21, 1999.

   "Growth and Decay Find Transcendent Expression," Jerry Cullum, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, September 4th.

   "Home Grown Talent: Fay Gold Gallery Highlights Local Artists," Cathy Byrd, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, GA, August 15th.

   "Speaking Their Minds: Artists' Works Veer in Unexpected - and Convincing - Directions," Catherine Fox, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, May 15th.

   "Praying for Sheet Rock: The November Project in the Lake Claire Baptist Church," Cathy Byrd, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, GA, November 22nd.

   "Contemporary Thought: New Vision's 'Difficult Beauty,'" Cathy Byrd, Creative Loafing, November 22nd.

   "A Bouquet to Atlanta's Artistic Diversity," Catherine Fox, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, April 28th.

   "Atlanta's Artists: Breaking with the City's Conservative Image," Toby Troug, Poets, Artists and Madmen, July 5th.

Honors and Awards

   Dean’s Fellowship, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2012-2014

   Artist Residency, Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA, 2007

   Atlanta College of Art Nominee for the Yale at Norfolk Summer School for Art and Music, 1996

   Dean’s List Emory University, 1989-1990

Collections

   Various Private Collections

   Metropolitan Hotel, New York

   Four Seasons, Boston

   Delta Airlines, West Palm Beach

   Capital Hill Hyatt, Washington, DC

   American Intercontinental University, Atlanta and Los Angeles

   The Lofts

   Philadelphia Westin

   Orlando Hilton

   Singer Island Resort

   Fusebox Restaurant, Atlanta

   Spice Restaurant, Atlanta

   Comdisco Inc., Atlanta