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 BIO

b. 1994 || Newnan, Georgia

2016. Wake Forest University

Currently in Atlanta, Georgia

Working primarily with oil on canvas, my inspiration is rooted in the design found in nature. Utilizing painterly marks, line, and pattern I attempt to deconstruct these conventionally beautiful forms in order to create something new. I enjoy the juxtaposition of texture, the uncovering of light patterns, and ultimately the  process of creating a harmony between recognizable forms and those that might have seemed too disparate to ever reconcile. It is my hope that the culmination of these techniques, the subtleties created with fine  details and those formed through expressive gestures, will take residence within layers of paint, to create a complete composition. I find so much joy in the  process of making: the freedom and immediacy of expression as well as the fluidity and gestural nature allowed when creating. I hope you enjoy these marks as much as I did painting them.

CV

2019

• “In Tandem” Solo Exhibition, The Nixon Centre for the Arts || Newnan, Georgia

• Spotlight on Art, Artist Market II Trinity School || Atlanta, Georgia

2018

• The Boyd Gallery, Pop Up || Newnan, Georgia

• Cashiers Designer Showhouse, Auction || Cashiers, North Carolina

• Sip Shop Social || Imagine Media Consulting || Atlanta, Georgia

• “#trendingnow” || Dogwood Gallery || Tyrone, Georgia

• Spotlight on Art, Artist Market II Trinity School || Atlanta, Georgia

2016

• Artist in Residence || Newnan, Georgia

• "Student Art Exhibition" || Hanes Gallery *Wake Forest University Purchase Award || Winston Salem, North Carolina

• "Whatever...Investigation in Discovery" || Sawtooth Gallery || Winston Salem, North Carolina

• "Material Possibilities" || START Gallery || Winston Salem, North Carolina

PRESS

• Flower Magazine || January/February 2019