Professional Service

  • Utah System of Higher Education. Role: University of Utah Representative. Member, USHE Meta Major Working Group, Utah System of Higher Education. 08/2018 - 12/2018
  • Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. Role: Blind Reviewer. Review manuscripts for publication. 08/2017 - 09/2017
  • Artnauts. Role: Write the history of the collective and other information for the website; research and write grants for exhibition. Historian and Grant writer. 01/2013 - 12/2016
  • Journal of the Utah Academy of Science. Role: Referee. Refereed articles for annual Journal of the Utah Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, 2012-2013. 09/2012 - 12/2012
  • Artnauts. Role: Board Member: attend annual meetings, part of 3-person management team for collective. National Advisory Board Member, Artnaut Artist Collective, Boulder, Colorado, 2012-present. 08/2012 - present
  • Arts and Humanities Institute, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. Role: External reviewer. External Reviewer, Arts and Humanities Institute Fellows Program. 05/2012 - 09/2012
  • Artnauts Artist Collective. Role: Advisor. National Advisory Board. 01/2012 - 12/2020
  • Artnauts Artist Collective. Role: Oversee grant writing efforts and keep records of all exhibitions and materials. Development Officer and Historian. 01/2012 - 12/2018
  • Restorative Leadership Institute. Role: Member, Global Advisory Network. Global Advisory Network, Longmont, Colorado and Vashon, Washington, 2008-present. 05/2008 - 10/2017

Internal Service

  • Internal Review Committee, Department of English. Committee Chair, 10/2019 - 12/2019. University service.
  • RPT Committee, Film & Media Studies . Member, 10/2019 - 10/2019. College service.
  • LEAP Policy Board, LEAP Learning Communities, University of Utah. Member, 09/2018 - 11/2019. University service.
  • Student Success Working Group. Member, 05/2018 - 11/2019. University service.
  • Act as a Learning Framework Ambassador for Undergraduate Studies during the 2017-2018 academic year. Learning Framework Ambassador, 09/2017 - 05/2018. University service.
  • Associate Chair. Associate Chair, 08/2016 - 06/2017. Department service.
  • Committee Member, Master of Arts in Teaching: Fine Arts Program Committee, 2015-present. Committee Member, 09/2015 - 05/2018. College service.
  • College of Fine Arts RPT Committee. Committee Member, 09/2015 - 07/2017. College service.
  • Art Teaching Student Association. Faculty Co-Advisor, 08/2015 - present. Other service.
  • Executive Committee. Committee Member, 08/2015 - 08/2018. Department service.
  • Council of Dee Fellows. Co-Chair, 08/2015 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Graphic Design Faculty Search Committee. Committee Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. College service.
  • Ad Hoc Foundations Program Committee. member, 10/2014 - 04/2017. Department service.
  • Foundations Committee. Member, 09/2014 - 05/2020. Department service.
  • Independent Reviewer, University Research Committee, 2014-2016 . Independent Reviewer, 09/2014 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Graduate Studies Advisory Committee. member, 09/2014 - 04/2016. Department service.
  • Public Service Professor Selection Committee, Lowell Bennion Community Center. Committee Member, 10/2013 - 03/2014. University service.
  • Council of Dee Fellows. Dee Fellow, 08/2013 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Integrate Knowledge Portfolio Team, Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah. Committee Member, 08/2013 - 04/2014. University service.
  • Department of Art and Art History Art Workshops for Youth, SOARE Program, Bennion Center, University of Utah. Coordinator, 03/2013 - 04/2014. University service.
  • Internal Reviewer, Department of English, University of Utah, 2012. Internal Reviewer, 10/2012 - 12/2012. University service.
  • Committee Member, Honor’s Theses Award Selection Committee, 2012. committee member, 10/2012 - 10/2012. University service.
  • Task Force Member, Strategic Plan: Goal I, 2012. task force member, 03/2012 - 05/2012. College service.
  • Dean’s Tour Presenter, March 2012. Dean's tour presenter, 03/2012 - 03/2012. College service.
  • Committee Member, Rolapp Selection Committee, 2012. committee member, 03/2012 - 03/2012. Department service.
  • Committee Chair, Warnock Visiting Artist, 2012-2014. committee chair, 01/2012 - 05/2014. Department service.
  • Project Youth Coordinator for Dept. of Art and Art History. Worked with art teaching students (who collaborated with Book Arts and Keri Hopkins) to plan and teach art workshops for 90 6th graders. Department Coordinator, 01/2012 - 05/2012. University service.
  • Center for Arts Integration. Committee Member, 09/2011 - 04/2015. College service.
  • Committee Chair, Visiting Artist Committee. Committee Chair, 09/2011 - 05/2014. Department service.
  • Creativity and Community Block U and Integrated Minor Planning Committee, Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah. Committee Member, 09/2011 - 04/2014. University service.
  • Faculty Fellow, Lowell Bennion Community Service Center. Faculty Fellow, 09/2011 - 04/2014. University service.
  • Committee Member, Creativity and Community Block U Planning Committee, University of Utah, 2011-2013. design committee member, 09/2011 - 05/2013. University service.
  • Task Force Member, Vice Presidential Task for Re-Imagining General Education, University of Utah, 2011-21012. Task force member, 09/2011 - 05/2013. University service.
  • Committee Member, Arts Education College Committee, 2006-present. committee member, 09/2011 - 05/2012. College service.
  • Faculty Mentor, Lien Fan Shen, Bennion Center Faculty Fellows, Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, 2011-2012. faculty mentor, 09/2011 - 05/2012. University service.
  • Committee Member, Center for Arts Integration, University of Utah, 2011-present. committee member, 09/2011 - 05/2012. College service.
  • RPT Committee. Committee Member, 09/2010 - present. Department service.
  • Civically-Engaged Scholarship Initiatives, Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, University of Utah. Committee Member, 08/2010 - 12/2010. University service.
  • Department of Art and Art History Coordinator, University of Utah Diverse Student Early Outreach Program, Granite Park Junior High. Coordinator, 01/2010 - 04/2010. College service.
  • Committee Member, Executive Committee, 2009-present. committee member, 09/2009 - 09/2018. Department service.
  • Committee Member, Arts Education College Committee, 2006-present. Committee Member, 09/2006 - present. College service.
  • Art Teaching Area Head. Area Head, 08/2003 - 12/2019. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Juror, 94th Annual Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, 2018. 03/2018 - 03/2018
  • Trustee, The McGillis School, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015-2018 . 04/2015 - 05/2017
  • Ongoing partnership with the City of South Salt Lake Parks and Recreation. Art teaching students have provided free after school arts programming to more than 500 children over the past 7 years. 03/2006 - 05/2013

Outreach

  • Recruitment at Snow College, Ephraim, Utah. 09/2016 - 05/2017

Honors & Awards

  • Selected as one of Utah’s 15: The State’s Most Influential Artists, 15 Bytes, Salt Lake City, Utah. 15 Bytes, 01/2019
  • Selected as a Fellow with the Jewish Art Salon, New York City, New York. Jewish Art Salon, 01/2019
  • Recipient, Alfred Lambourne Prize: Movement, Friends of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, Utah. Friends of the Great Salt Lake, 09/2018
  • Selected as Fellow, Jewish Art Salon, New York City, New York. Jewish Art salon, 01/2018
  • Fellow, Jewish Art Salon, New York City, New York. Jewish Art Salon, 08/2017
  • Art selected and purchased for inclusion in the Salt Lake County Art Collection. Salt Lake County Art Collection, 09/2016
  • Presidential Scholar award. University of Utah, 08/2016
  • Fellow. Jewish Art Salon, 08/2016
  • Presidential Scholar Award. University of Utah, 08/2015
  • Fellow. Jewish Art Salon, 01/2015
  • Selected as Fellow. Jewish Art Salon, NYC, 12/2014
  • Faculty Fellow. Office of Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah, 08/2014
  • Presidential Scholar Award. University of Utah, 07/2014
  • Faculty Fellow. University Research Committee, University of Utah, 03/2014
  • Faculty Fellow for the 2014-2015 academic year. University Research Committee, University of Utah, 12/2013
  • College of Fine Arts Faculty Excellence Award in Research. College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, 10/2013
  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah Teaching Committee, 03/2010
  • 2009-2010 Finalist, Fulbright Award (Dublin, Ireland), Institute of International Education, New York, NY. Fulbright, Institute of International Education, 12/20/2009
  • Public Service Professorship, Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, University of Utah . Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, 2009

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