RESIDENCIES
 
2018  La Pocha Nostra, Queretaro, Mexico
 
 
EDUCATION

2025  Graduate Candidate of Art Therapy, Southwestern College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2020 BFA, Summa Cum Laude, Class of 2020, The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 
2019 Summer, Yale Norfolk School of Art, Norfolk, Connecticut
 
SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
2019    The Art Academy of Cincinnati Portfolio Scholarship
2019    Nomination to Yale Norfolk School of Art by Art Academy of Cincinnati
2018    Winner of Art Prize 10 Pitch Night Grant, Cincinnati
2018    The Art Academy of Cincinnati Portfolio Scholarship 
2017    The Art Academy of Cincinnati Continuing Scholarship 
2017    The Art Academy of Cincinnati Transfer Scholarship
 
 
JURIED ART FAIRS
 
2019 Portal: GI "Locked and Loaded" Governor's Island, New York, New York
2018 ArtPrize 10 "Locked and Loaded" Grand Valley State University-Eberhard Center. Grand Rapids, MI 
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2019    Sheroes on the Frontline: The Price of Valor. YWCA Greater Cincinnati, Ohio
             The Artist is Absent, Anytime Dept. Cincinnati, OH
              Future Present Tense, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH  
2018    Minumental 31, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
              Mural assistant to Jenny Ustick and Kiik Create, Vibrant Dreams Mural, 21C Museum Hotel,    
              Cincinnati, OH
2017    The Annual Spring Show, Stables Gallery, Taos, NM 
2016    Reuse: Investigations in recycled paper, Atrium Gallery, University of New Mexico-Taos, Taos, NM 
              The Self Portrait, Atrium Gallery, University of New Mexico-Taos, Taos, NM 
 
 
PUBLICATIONS / PRESS
2019 "Sheroes" exhibit shows struggles of women in the military
2018ArtPrizeJurorsShortlist
2018Artprize-10-category-jurors-reveal-their-shortlists
Combat-vet-becomes-art-student-wins-prize-for-her-work-inspired-by-military-service  June 2018
Army-combat-veteran-chosen-to-display-artwork-at-gvsu-during-artprize-May 2018. 
2018Pitch-night-cincinnati-winner-2018
Three-unique-women-their-amazing-stories-and-their-compelling-art February 2017
 
PRESENTATIONS/ TALKS
2018   Art after the Military, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
             Visiting Alumni Artist, University of New Mexico, Taos, NM 
2017    "TruVeteran" True Theatre, Memorial Hall, Cincinnati, OH 
  
 
SELECT COLLECTIONS
Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection