Georgia State University

M.F.A. in Drawing,Painting and Printmaking, 2003. Primary focus oninstallation work.

Post-baccalaureateStudent, Spring 2000. Coursework in Figure Sculpture andPsychology. 

Yale University

B.A., Studio Art, 1994. Concentration inPhotography, Painting and Printmaking. Extensive coursework in Medieval Studies.   First-year Honors program in Directed Studies.  Art Editor, Yale Literary Magazine, 1991-1993.  Photographs, prints and drawingspublished in YaleHerald,Zirkus Review,and Yale Literary Magazine.



Solo Shows and Collaborative Works


×       Internet Mandala Project.  Okaloosa-Walton College, Niceville, FL.


×       Volcano Series.  Ruby Green Contemporary Art, Nashville, TN.


×       Intuitive Landscape: Recent Paintings.  City Issue, Atlanta, GA.


×       An Infinite Variety of Similar Things.  Artist book collaboration with poet JSvan Buskirk.

×       Becoming the City That Planted Trees.  Youth Art ConnectionGallery, Atlanta, GA.

×       Internet Mandala Project.  GSU Gallery II, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.


×       Coming Soon.  With Stuff and Nonsense: Vinyl lettering on downtown Atlantashopfronts.

×       100 Names Project (Phase II).  Gallery II, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.


×       Pilgrim Pictures/Yale-China CentennialCelebration.  Yale-ChinaAssociation, New Haven, CT. 

×       100 Names Project (Phase I).  60 Site-specific shrines installed around downtownAtlanta.


×       The Vashita Project.  Group processional street performancesaround Vashita the Sacred Cow.


×       Alumni Artists Series: Shikoku 88.  The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA.

×       Shikoku 88: Photographs of a Japanese Pilgrimage.  Maya's Room, New Haven, CT.  

×       B.A. Exit Show. Yale University School of Art Gallery.  New Haven, CT.



Selected Group Shows


×       Emerging Artists Show. Spruill Center forthe Arts, Atlanta, GA.


×       pink days, azure nights.Dalton Galleries, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA.

×       Beyond Words.  University Art Gallery, Sewanee: The University of theSouth.  Sewanee, TN.


×       Small Works Show. City Issue, Atlanta, GA.

×       Info Demo: The Beauty of Railway Travel.Featured presenter. Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.

×       Finding Vanished Atlanta.with Shelter at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.


×       Finding Indra’s Net. with Visions andEncounters, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.

×       Works on Paper. Temple Gallery, Decatur,GA.

×       Tender Landscape. Curated by Lisa Alembik.Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA.


×       Atlanta Biennial. Curated by FranklinSirmans. The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.


×       Four. Curated by Lucinda Bunnen.Moving Spirits Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

×       Group Photography Show.Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

×       Collusion. Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.

×       All Small. Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.

×       Fresh. NoNo. Atlanta, GA.

×       Not for Sale. TUBE ArtSpot, Atlanta, GA.

×       Software: The Vagina Show. TUBEArtSpot, Atlanta, GA.


×       What’s so Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding? TUBEArtSpot, Atlanta, GA.

×       Random Channels. Eyedrum Art and MusicGallery, Atlanta, GA.

×       Groundwords. Published in “Flaneur,” NYonline literary magazine, www.flaneur.org.

×       Our Visions/Our Voices: Current Works by Atlanta WomenArtists. Seen+Heard: The Atlanta Women’s Arts Festival/BarbaraArcher Gallery, Atlanta, GA. 

×       Georgia Works on Paper.  Georgia College and StateUniversity, Milledgeville, GA.   

×       Feminine Images of God. IndividualVisual Artists’ Coalition (IVAC)/Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA.


My Writings


×       Editor,designer and publisher, Ratsalad DeLuxe quarterly online arts journal since April 2004.


×       Interviewwith Cindy Loehr, Ratsalad DeLuxe (www.ratsaladeluxe.com), February.


×       Reviewof Atlanta Biennial, Ratsalad DeLuxe, June.

×       “OurNight in the Panty Hideaway Unit,” with Kristin Gorell.  Ratsalad DeLuxe, February.


×       “KalimeraBlue,” Ratsalad DeLuxe, September.

×       “Wanderingthe Dickless Realm,” with Kristin Gorell. Ratsalad DeLuxe, June.

×       “OnVampires and the Pleasure of Painting,” with Paul Galloway.  Ratsalad DeLuxe, April.

×       “SharedMagic: The Lights Out Show,” Eyedrum in Print #4, January.


×        “Coming Soon: Space Reclaimed,” Atlanta Indymedia (www.indymedia.atlanta.org), May 21.
  Selected Publications about My Work2006×        “Burp,” published in online journal Drain, Spring 2006 issue (www.drainmag.org).×        David Maddox, “Igneous Art,” Nashville Scene, June 1st, 20062005×        Jerry Cullum, “Warped Patterns Tickle the Senses,” AJC Access Atlanta, May 26.2003×        Richard Gess, Review of 2003 Atlanta Biennial, Artpapers, July/August, p.34.

×       Catalogueof 2003 Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, March.

×        Lila King, “Reciprocal Art,” 2 community radio broadcast reviews of Becoming the City that Planted Trees on WRFG Atlanta. Radio Rock Stars (www.radiorockstars.com), April and June.
×        Published From the Heart, “Becoming the City that Nourished Innovative Art,” guerilla insert, Creative Loafing, 16 April.2002×        Felicia Feaster, “Good Things Come in Small Packages,” Creative Loafing, July 3.×        Felicia Feaster, “Fresh Pork: Socially Conscious Pranksters Liven Up the Scene,” in Creative Loafing, May 29.2001×        Denny Lee, “New York Online: How to Be a Boulevardier,” The New York Times, September 29.×        Kathy Janich, “Women’s Fest Pairs Arts, Activism,” in Atlanta Journal Constitution, February 6. ×        Kourtney Eidam, “Girls Kick Ass in the Arts,” Creative Loafing, February 3
Curatorial and Art-Community Work 


×       AsSeen By Teens. Youth Art ConnectionGallery, Atlanta, GA and Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.  Exhibitions of digital photographstaken by my students at the Brookhaven Boys’ and Girls’ Club, ages 10-14.


×       FourSeasons Mural. GSU Child Development Center, Atlanta,GA. Collabrative mural with my two-dimensional design students.

×       NotFor Sale. TUBE ArtSpot, Atlanta, GA.  Exhibitionof local and national artists and organizations whose work in some way defiesor subverts the model of art as a commodity.

×       Stuff & Nonsense. Core member of Atlanta-based artists’collective, dedicated to humor in highlighting the excesses of consumer cultureand suggesting possible alternatives.


×       Seen and Heard: The Atlanta Women's Arts Festival.  Co-Curator,Our Visions / Our Voices: Current Works by Atlanta Women Artists.  Solicited submissions, securedexhibition space at Barbara Archer Gallery, wrote grant applications, juriedshow, publicized events, and organized an all-night quilting bee for theopening night. 



Work Experience and Fellowships

2006  to present

×       Sewanee: The University of the South .  Sewanee, TN

Assistant Professor of Painting.  Teach drawing and painting classes, andinterdisciplinary Senior Seminar to Art majors in all fields.


×       Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta. Atlanta,GA

            Professorof Foundations and Painting.  Teach drawing, design,and painting classes for students in undergraduate programs.  Advise students in graduate paintingprogram.


×       Boys’ and Girls’ Club Youth Art Connection Gallery.Atlanta, GA

Tech CREATIVE Visiting Artist.  Consulting artist in new media and digitalimaging course.


×       The Marist School. Atlanta, GA

VisualArts Instructor.  Taught drawing, design,painting, darkroom and digital photography; AP Studio Art; and computer artclasses.  Moderator ofaward-winning Rapier magazine.


×       Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA

AdjunctInstructor.  Invited by faculty toteach a special-topics book arts class, emphasizing binding styles andsequential content in the design of artists’ books.


×       Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, As Seen By TeensProgram.  Atlanta, GA

PhotographyInstructor.  Taught and designed afour-month digital photography course for youth at the Boys and Girls’ Club.

Artist Mentor, FamilyHistory Art Book Project, Fall 2001, Fall 2002.  Workedwith a child to create a book representing his family history and self-image.

×       City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs.  Atlanta, GA

Written Project Coordinator, ArtsReachProgram.  Worked with 3 highschool students to create an oral history of Atlanta’s inner-city Pittsburghneighborhood.


×       Georgia State University School of Art andDesign.  Atlanta, GA

GraduateTeaching Assistant, Fall 2001-Spring 2003 Taught and designed two years’ worth of drawing and 2Ddesign classes.

Graduate Research Assistant, Fall 2000– Spring 2001.  Worked with GalleryDirector to organize gallery exhibits. Edited catalogue for Larry Walker: Four Decades retrospective.


×       City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs.  Atlanta, GA

ArtistMentor, ArtsCool Program.  Designed and taught mixed-media studio for teen apprentices.


×       Chastain Art Center.  Atlanta, GA

Painting Instructor.  Designed and taught classes for adult students. SummerCamp Coordinator, Fantastic Forest Summer Camp.  Overallsupervisor of a nine-week multi-disciplinary arts summer camp for children ages3-13.


×       English Forest Sangha

Anagarikaa (Eight-Precept Novice Nun).  Lived and trained full-time in monasticcommunities in England in the Thai Buddhist forest tradition. 


×       City Art Centre.  Dublin, Ireland

Administrative Assistant, EducationDepartment.  Assisted withprogramming for inner-city community arts center. Focus on ACT II integrated disabilityarts project.


×       Yale-China Association, Chinese University of HongKong

Yale-China Association Teaching Fellow.  Two-year teaching and cultural exchangefellowship in Hong Kong.  Designedand taught literature and writing seminars.  Co-taught American Culture and Society lecture class.  Extensive travel in Asian countries.


×       Yale University Art Gallery.  New Haven, CT

Research Intern, Department of Prints,Drawings and Photographs.  Cataloguedrecent acquisitions and researched works already in the Department’scollections.


×       Chase Coggins Memorial Fellowship.  Shikoku Island, Japan

Fellowship Recipient.  Awarded photography fellowship grant for“wandering the wilderness with artistic, scientific, or philosophical intent.”Undertook and completed one round of the 88-temple Buddhist pilgrimage onShikoku Island, Japan.  



Other Skills

×       Nativebilingual French speaker

×       Proficientin German

×       Varyingdegrees of skill in Italian, Mandarin and Pali

×       Bookbinder

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