Education

MFA, 2009, Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts

MPM, 1999, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Public Policy/Management, highest distinction

Film Screenings & Awards

2015

Kitsch, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Film Kitchen Contest, the Harris Theater in conjunction with Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival

2014

Andy's Tombstone, Edition II, Bellinger Award, 57th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY; Juror, Jerry Saltz, Art Critic, New York Magazine

Figments: Year III, and Andy’s Sky, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Filmmakers,  & Cooper-Siegel Library, Fox Chapel, Bethel Park Library

Lost Kingdoms, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Short Competition; Best of Pittsburgh at Hollywood Theater; Pittsburgh Gallery Crawl

2013 

Andy's Tombstone, Edition II, Acquisition Award, 102nd Annual Exhibition, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Juror, David Norr, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

Ketchup, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Short Competition

Liberace’s Ghost Story at Andy’s Grave, 2-Min Movies, Carnegie Museum of Art

2012

Blue Plate Special, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Film Kitchen Contest, Third Place

Figments: Year I, Year II, & Photo Montage, Blue Plate Special, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Figments: Year II, WQED: TV Filmmakers Corner: New Shorts!

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Year II, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Halloween & Andy's Birthday Party, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

2011

Fernscape, Best of Filmmakers Film Kitchen

Figments: Year I, Year II, & Photo Montage, Andy Warhol Museum

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Year II, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

2010

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Year I, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

2009

Fernscape, & Transported Traditions, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Exhibitions/Gallery shows

2017

Death to Life, digital print, Radiant Hall 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Ice House, Lawrenceville, PA

Emerging, digital print, “Group A: Now!”  Box Heart Gallery, Bloomfield, PA

2015

Andy's Tombstones, digital print, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2014

Figments, installation, "Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday," Carleton College; Northfield, MN

Figments, installation, "Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday," Elmhurst Art Museum, IL

2013

Andy’s Tombstone, Edition II, Acquisition Award, Carnegie Museum of Art, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual, David Norr, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

2012

PNC Park, photography, Juried Biennial, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Westmoreland, PA; Juror, Kerry Oliver-Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida; Gainesville, Florida

2011

Figments, installation, Pittsburgh Biennial, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Figments, photography, Juried Biennial, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Westmoreland, PA; Juror, M. Melissa Wolf, Curator of American Art, Columbia Museum of Art; Columbus, Ohio

2010

Darksides II: Terror Through TV, photography, 99th Annual Exhibition, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA; Juror, Doryun Chong, SPACE Gallery

Darksides II: Terror Through TV, photography, Behind Our Scenes, SPACE Galllery; Pittsburgh, PA

2009

Darksides I: Terror Through TV Orange, photography, 98th Annual Exhibition, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA; Juror, John Carson, Head of School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University

2008

LeafBarn Door, photography, 97th Annual Exhibition, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA; Juror, Polly Apfelbaum, New York City artist

2007

Rhubarb, photography, 96th Annual Exhibition, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA; Juror, Douglas Fogle, Curator of 55th Carnegie International, Curator of Contemporary Art

Best of Pittsburgh, video installation, Three Rivers Arts Festival; Pittsburgh, PA

rp-shooter, photographs & video, Silver Eye Center for Photography; Pittsburgh, PA

rpshooter, installation | photographs & video, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA

Fish, photography, Silver Eye Center for Photography; Pittsburgh, PA

rp-shooter, installation | photographs & video, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University; Westmoreland, PA

2005

14 Mailboxes, photographic book, 18th Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition, Barrett Art Center; Poughkeepsie, NY; Juror, Apsara DiQuinzio, Whitney Museum of American Art

Street, photography, Art of the Pittsburgh Countryside, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts; New Castle, PA; Juror, Tom Sukolowski, Director, Andy Warhol Museum

14 Mailboxes, photographic book, Photo National, Lancaster Museum of Art; Lancaster, PA; Jurors, Therese Mulligan, Curator of Photography & Jeanne Verlhulst, Associate Curator of Exhibitions, George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography; Rochester, NY

Bridge, photography, Art of the Pittsburgh Countryside, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts; New Castle, PA; Juror, Akiko, Kotani, Prof. Emeritus Slippery Rock University; Slippery Rock, PA

Bus, photography, Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts; New Castle, PA; Juror, Thomas E. Hinson, Curator of Contemporary Art Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art; Cleveland, OH

Clearview Loop Moments in Time, photography, Mt. Lebanon Library; Mt. Lebanon, PA

Bare Bones Series #2, photography, Generations III. A Survey of Women Artists, A.I.R. Gallery; New York, NY

RESIDENCIES

2016

Vermont Studio Center, 3-week-long artist's residency working on Andy's Figments book

2014

Vermont Studio Center, 4-week-long artist's residency working on Andy's Figments book

Lectures/Presentations

2017

SIX x ATE Artist/Lecture Series: In Situdiscussing Figments with a short video, hosted by Casey Droege Cultural Productions

Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs Forum: Art and Entrepreneurship, Mattress Factory, participated with Jose Carlos Diaz: Milton Fine Curator of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum

2016

“Andy Warhol: Life and Afterlife” Special Studies Class at Chautauqua Institute
Co-teaching with Donald Warhola

2015

“Andy Warhol: Life and Afterlife” Special Studies Class at Chautauqua Institute
Co-taught with Donald Warhola

2015   

Figments Project, "Andy Warhol: Life and Afterlife," Chautauqua Institution, July 23 & 24, Special Studies Curriculum, co-taught with Donald Warhola, Andy’s nephew

2014   

Figments Project, Cooper Siegel Library, Fox Chapel, Bethel Park Library, & Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Bethel Park Library

2013   

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Osher Life-Long Learning, University of Pittsburgh, PA

2012   

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Carnegie Library Pittsburgh

2011   

Figments: Conversations with Andy, University of Pittsburgh History of Art & Architecture

Figments: Conversations with Andy, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

2010   

Figments: Conversations with Andy, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

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