Education and Experience

2020       BFA in Art and Design. Major in Painting.
               Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
               Graduated Magna cum laude
               Honors: Dean’s List all semesters
2016       College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn Il. Associates Degree.

2022-24  Online Private Painting Instructor, Springfield, Il
2020-21  Private Painting Instructor, Carbondale, IL
2017-19  Art History Tutor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
2006-12  Paraprofessional, Maercker School District 60, Willowbrook, IL
               (courses taught: General Education, Art)
2004-10 Workshop Director and Project Coordinator, Westmont, IL
               Prepared themed projects/workshops that developed painting, drawing                   and watercolor skills
2000-02 Visiting Instructor, CUSD 201, Westmont, Il
               (course taught: Art Awareness and Appreciation)

2019-20  Senator Penny Severns Character Counts Scholarship
2019-20  Senator Penny Severns Making A Difference Scholarship
2019       Marcia Bullard & Laura Hardy Art & Design Award Scholarship
2018-19  Saluki Strength Breast Cancer Scholarship
2018       Celine A. Chu Award
2017       Dean’s Transfer Scholarship
2012       Dakota Stones Designer of the Month

Solo Exhibitions
2022       Spirit Of A Woman, Stratton Building, Springfield IL
2019       Anxiety in the Age of Alternative Facts, (My Time with Lewis Carroll)
               Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Group Exhibitions
2020       Political Discord, Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2020       Home – A Virtual Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2020      Touch – A Virtual Exhibition. Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL
2019-21 James L. Applegate Student Art Exhibition. Illinois Board of Higher                           Education, Springfield IL
2019       Undergraduate Exhibition. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2019       Annual Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Conference.                     Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Il
2018-19  Celine A Chu Awardees Exhibition! Southern Illinois University,                               Carbondale, IL
2018       Mixed Media, Exploration!! Exhibition!! Southern Illinois University,                         Carbondale, IL

2019       Annual Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Conference.                     Panel Chair. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2016-17 Laura K, Houston Tx
2012-23 Private Clients, DuPage, Il
2015      Corporate. Association for Advocacy of Child Support, Logo design.                        Clarendon Hills, IL

2020-22 Catherine M, Naperville, IL
2020-22 Debbie B C, Woodridge, IL
2019      Christine H, Downers Grove IL
2013      Hinsdale Hospital’s Open Arms Foundation, Hinsdale, IL

2013 –    Artist/Designer, Deborah E Mixed Media, Springfield IL
2014-17  President, Association for Advocacy of Child Support, Clarendon Hills, IL

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