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  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Art/Art History Department
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Professional Service

  • Role: Judge. Entity: Utah State Fair Judging the Utah State Fair 2014. 2014 - 2014

Honors & Awards

  • Art of Our Century, Merit Award. Woodbury Museum, 2012
  • 20th Regional South east Juried Exhibition, Second Place Winner. Mattie Kelly Arts Center, 2012
  • Fine Crafts and Photography, Juror's Award. Utah Arts Council , 2012
  • Juror's Choice - 49th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition, Juried by: Diane Camber, Director Emeritus of the Bass Museum of Art FL. The Von Liebig Art Center FL, 2011
  • Honorable Mention - Borders: Visible and Invisible, Juried by: Samantha Rippner, associate curator of Drawings and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC. Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery NY, 2011
  • First Place - National Juried Exhibition. Academy of Fine Arts in Virginia, 2011
  • Second Place - Digital Works Exhibition, Juried by Christiane Paul, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art NYC. Long Beach Foundation of the Arts and Science in New Jersey, 2011
  • First Place Winner, Photowork 2011 Exhibition, Juried by Lauren Hinkson, Assistant Curator of Collections a the Guggenheim Museum NYC. Barret Art Center NY, 2011
  • First Place Winner, Seeing Seeing: Capturing a moment, Juried by Felice Frankel, artist/scientist at MIT and Havard University. Creative Arts Workshop Gallery in Connecticut, 2011
  • First Place Winner - Digital Construct, Digital Concept Exhibition. Vermont Photo Space Gallery in Vermont, 2011
  • Honorable Mention. Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2011
  • Second Place - 10th Annual International Competition. Fraser Gallery, Bethesda MD, 2011
  • First Place Winner - International Juried Photography Exhibition, juried by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator at the Whitney Museum, NYC. Viridian Artists Contemporary Art Gallery NYC, 2011
  • Without a map competition, Third Place Winner. North brook Public Library, 2010
  • Utah Ties 2010, First Place Winner. Central Utah Art Center, 2010
  • First Place - Utah Ties 2010 Competition, juried by Timothy Hawkinson (PBS's ART 21). Central Utah Art Center, 2010
  • Honorable Mention. Artist Portfolio Magazine Cover Art Contest, 2010
  • Fine Crafts and Photography, Juror's award. Utah Arts Council, 2009
  • SLCC Annual Exhibition. Salt Lake Community College , 2008
  • Honorable Mention. Eccles Utah Statewide Photographic Competition, 2008
  • Winner of the Alvin Gittin Student Show's Sponsorship Awards. Pictureline & Borge Anderson Photography Sponsorship Awards, 2007
  • 2 Ray Olpin Union Purchase Awards. University of Utah, 2006

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