EDUCATION
2017 Master of Fine Arts, Mason Gross School of Arts (MGSA), Rutgers University (RU), New Brunswick, NJ 
2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), Cleveland, OH

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS
2017 Mason Gross Travel Grant, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ VSC
Artists Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 2016 Frank P. & Lilly A. Novak Endowed Scholarship, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ Mason Gross School of the Arts Scholarship Fund, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ Tepper Family Scholarship in Visual Arts, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2015 Tepper Family Scholarship in Visual Arts, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2013 Provost Scholarship, CIA, Cleveland, OH Liza Noble ’48 Scholarship for Excellence in Painting, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2012 Provost Scholarship, CIA, Cleveland, OH Frances Wise Lang and H. Jack Lang Scholarship for Painting, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2011 Provost Scholarship, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2010 Provost Scholarship, CIA, Cleveland, OH SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2017 Turning, W83, New York, NY 2014 ZEST: BFA Thesis Exhibition, CIA, Cleveland, OH
 TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS 2015 Blah, Blah, Blah: Ben Weathers and Jamey Hart, Forum Artspace, Lakewood, OH GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019 Downstairs, Beyond, As of Now Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2018 JCAST HQ Exhibition, Jersey City Art and Studio Tour, Jersey City, NJ Faculty Exhibition, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University (WPUNJ), Wayne, NJ Look Both Ways, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ Whatever it is I have Looked For, Marque Projects, Bellport, NY 2017 Stranger Loops: Rutgers MFA in New York, Foley Gallery, New York, NY Action at a Distance: Rutgers MFA Thesis Show, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2016 Engagement Party, LIPS, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ Timbre, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ
Group Show, Robert E. Mortensen Hall, RU, New Brunswick, NJ
Back Wash, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2015 Divers: Graduate 1st Year Review, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ Chautauqua 58th Annual Exhibition, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua. NY 2014 Process And Materiality, Beachwood Arts Council, Beachwood, OH Bazaarbeque, Forum Artspace, Lakewood, OH Summer Show, Reinberger Gallery, CIA, Cleveland, OH 68th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2013 Shape of Art to Come, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH Art Cares, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH 2012 Color & Form, Art Spot, Cleveland Heights, OH 4u, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH Blunderbuss, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2011 Five, Art Spot, Cleveland Heights, OH Texture, Art Spot, Cleveland Heights, OH Uncorked, Art Spot, Cleveland Heights, OH 2010 Young Tennessee Artists, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN VISITING ARTIST AND LECTURES
 2017 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH RESIDENCIES 2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 2015 Brush Creek Ranch Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY
 PUBLICATIONS 2016 Parachute: Mason Gross MFAs in Conversation, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2014 FLUXUS: Arts Advocacy Packet , Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 2013 Albion Review, Albion College, Albion, MI CURATORIAL 2018 - Present Big Toe Gallery, www.bigtoegallery.com (ongoing) 2018 Whatever it is I have Looked For, curated w/Jamey Hart, Marquee Projects, Bellport, NY 2016 Timbre, curated w/ Joshua Aruajo, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2012 Blunderbuss, CIA, Cleveland, OH TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2019 - Present Adjunct Professor, Contemporary Color Theory, William Paterson University, (WPUNJ), Wayne, NJ Adjunct Professor,
2018 - Present 2D Design, WPUNJ, Wayne, NJ 2016 - Present Part Time Lecturer, Visual Thinking A (Design Elements), MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2018 Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to Art, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ 2016 - 2017 Part Time Lecturer, Visual Thinking B, (Color Theory), MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2013 Teaching Assistant, Abstraction & Expression Through Drawing, CIA, Cleveland, OH Teaching Assistant, Young Artists Painting Course, CIA, Cleveland, OH PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2019 Exhibitions Assistant, Newark Museum, Newark NJ 2018 - Present Exhibitions Preparator, Queens Museum, Queens, NY 2016 - Present Gallery Preparator & Installation Assistant, Mason Gross Galleries, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2013 - Present Freelance Stretcher and Furniture Fabricator, Jersey City, NJ 2018 Exhibitions Preparator, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ 2016 - 2017 Wood Shop Monitor, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2016 Design and Editing, Parachute: Mason Gross MFAs in Conversation, MGSA, RU, New Brunswick, NJ 2014 - 2015 Studio Assistant, Corrie Slawson, Cleveland Heights, OH 2011 - 2014 Wood Shop Monitor, CIA, Cleveland, OH 2014 Installation Assistant, Jennifer Omaitz, Red Space, Cleveland, OH Studio Assistant, Lane Cooper, Lakewood, OH
Designer/Contributor, FLUXUS: Arts Advocacy Packet, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 2013 Treasurer and Project Secretary, The Shape of Art to Come, Cleveland, OH Studio Assistant, Douglas Sanderson, Cleveland, OH 2012 Curator and Project Head , Blunderbuss, CIA, Cleveland, OH Sign Designer & Fabricator, Wine Spot, Cleveland Heights, OH 2011 Studio Assistant, Barbara Chira, Parma, OH SKILLS - Have experience installing a variety of artworks in gallery exhibition - framed prints, sculpture, media, installation, paintings, ceiling suspended large sculpture, etc. - Can mount flat screen monitors on drywall and projectors to ceiling - Have experience building a variety of temporary walls including curved walls - Have experience working with large scale sculptural and installation artworks - Having experience working with digital media and equipment - Have experience handling/installing fragile works - Lighting artworks - Deinstalling and packing artworks for shipping or storage - Patching, sanding, painting walls - Can build pedestals, benches, shelves, cabinets, tables based on the needs of one’s installation needs - Have knowledge of acrylic mediums and acrylic paint applications - Have knowledge of Golden and Liquitex mediums, their applications, and alternative uses - Have knowledge of developing experimental, homemade paint mediums - Have basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator - Have experience designing posters and postcards for exhibition advertisement - Have experience using website builders such as Squarespace - Paper handling and hanging - I have made paper hinges and attached them using a PH safe glue to large scale paper works, acrylic paintings on acetate, and delicate handmade papers. - Having experience applying vinyl lettering to walls - Knowledge of screen printing techniques