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Education

2011       MFA in Studio Art — Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2008     BFA in Studio Art, Painting, cum laude — Miami University, Oxford, OH
2008     BS in Art Education, cum laude — Miami University, Oxford, OH

Solo / Two-Person Exhibitions

2017     Prayer Flags for Cincinnati — Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2014     Amending a City: Home, History, Hardship & Hope – Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery, St. Clairsville, OH
2010     Obsessed: Musings on the Ruin Porn Problem – Lewis Center Exhibition Space, St. Louis, MO

Group Exhibitions

2018     Recollection — Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
2017     On the Street Where I Live — Webster Arts Center, Webster Groves, MO, Juror: Amanda Verbeck
2017     Greater Michigan Art Exhibition – Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, Juror: Jason Franz
2017     Department of Art Faculty, Alumni and Emeriti Exhibition – Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH
2017     American Dream Juried Exhibition – K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX
2017     Displacement & Migration Juried Exhibition – St. Louis Artists Guild, St. Louis, MO
2016     Impending Future Juried Exhibition – Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
2016     MACAA Better Than Art Juried Exhibition – Modern Makers, Cincinnati, OH
2016     The Detroit Biennale Juried Exhibition – The Museum of New Art, Armada, MI, Guest Reviewer: Jerry Saltz
2016     Ohio University Art and Design Biennial Exhibition – The Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH
2016     American Landscapes Juried Exhibition – Maryland Federation of Art’s Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD
2016     The Retrieval of the Beautiful – The Painting Center, New York, NY
2016     Art from the Heartland Juried Exhibition – Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
2016     Re | Collections – Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2016     Borders Juried Exhibition – Walter Terhune Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH
2016     Virtually Nowhere Everywhere – Thompson Gallery: Online Exhibition Space, Weston, MA
2016     Where We Are Going, Where We Have Been Juried Exhibition — MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2016     Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge – Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI
2015     Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge – Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
2015     Michigan Fine Arts Competition Juried Exhibition – Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
2014     Pandora’s Children Curated Exhibition – Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2014     Ohio State Fair Fine Art Exhibition – Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus, OH
2014     All That Glitters – The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ
2013     Eye on the “D”: Seeing Detroit With Fresh Eyes – 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI
2013     Utopia/Dystopia Curated Exhibition – Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
2012     MACAA Members Exhibition – Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
2012     Fiber Hybridity Curated Exhibition – Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI
2012     Race to Reopen the Belle Isle Aquarium Gala – Belle Isle Aquarium, Detroit, MI
2012     Right Here Over There – Loudon House Gallery, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2012     Elements – Detroit Artist’s Market, Detroit, MI
2012     Michigan Annual XXXVIII Juried Exhibition – Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI
2011     WTFMFA Satellite Show – The Lemp Brewery, St. Louis, MO
2011     MFA Thesis Exhibition – Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2011     Detroit: A Brooklyn Case Study Juried Exhibition — Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
2011     Detroit: A Brooklyn Case Study Juried Exhibition – Superfront Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010     Parabola: Fox & Hedgehog – Graduate Interdisciplinary Exhibition, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2010     Out of Place – Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Germany
2010     MFA First-Year Exhibition – Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2008     Ohio State Fair Fine Art Exhibition – Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus, OH
2008     Rites of Passage International Juried Show – Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2008     Re/Vision Undergraduate Group Show – Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2007     Top Shelf Juried Exhibition – Greenwich Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Artist Residencies

2017     Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (July 8 – July 30)
2017     Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (May 14 – June 9)
2014     Popp’s Packing, Hamtramck, MI (August 1 – August 25)

Professional Experience

2014 – present     Art Gallery Director — Ohio University Eastern, St. Clairsville, OH
2013 – present     Lecturer of Art — Ohio University, Zanesville & Eastern campuses
2011–13                   Foundations Instructor — Belvoir Terrace, Lenox, MA
2012                        Painting Instructor — Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
2008                       Sprint-course Drawing Instructor — Miami University, Oxford, OH

Awards & Honors

2017           Art Space is Your Space Fellowship —Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2012           Finalist — Challenge Detroit Community Initiative, The Collaborative Group, Detroit, MI
2009-11     Recipient — Thomas R. Blow Scholarship, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2009-11     Recipient — Laura and William Jens Scholarship, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2008          2nd Place, Best in Show (Amateur) — Ohio State Fair Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus, OH
2008          1st place, Best in Show (2-D) — Clean Out the Studio Juried Exhibition, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2007          Recipient — Fred and Molly Pye Painting Scholarship, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2004          Recipient — Francis Hanson Christian Scholarship, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Publications

2016       The Retrieval of the Beautiful – Exhibition Catalog
2016       Maake Magazine – Issue Two – Contemporary Art Publication
2015       Qua Magazine – Winter 2015 – Literary and Fine Arts Publication
2013       Eye on the “D”: Seeing Detroit With Fresh Eyes – Exhibition Catalog
2013       MoCAD’s Post-Industrial Complex Catalog
2012       MACAA Conference 2012 Online Publication (writing)
2012      Wake: Great Lakes Thought and Culture Online – Art and Literary Publication, http://www.wakegreatlakes.org
2011       Washington University in St. Louis MFA 2011 – Exhibition Catalog
2011       Detroit: A Brooklyn Case Study – Exhibition Catalog
2008     Rites of Passage – Exhibition Catalog
2008     Inklings Literary Magazine

Press

“Contribute to Prayer Flags for Cincinnati arts project.” Interview, WKRC Channel 12 News Cincinnati, OH, July 10th, 2017.
http://local12.com/news/good-morning-cincinnati/contribute-to-prayer-flags-for-cincinnati-arts-project

Grace Hill, “Prayer Flags for a Better City.” City Beat, Cincinnati, OH, July 26th, 2017.
http://www.citybeat.com/arts-culture/visual-arts/article/20970586/prayer-flags-for-a-better-city

Thom Mariner, “What to do/hear/see | July 19-25.” Movers & Makers Cincinnati, OH, July 18th, 2017.
http://www.moversmakers.org/2017/07/18/what-to-dohearsee-july-19-25/

Fredric Koeppel, “Trio of curators make ‘Pandora’s Children’ a bold, provocative experience.” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, November 5th, 2014.
http://www.commercialappeal.com/go-memphis/arts/visual-arts-news/

“Rogers and Sage to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery” Ohio University Eastern, St. Clairsville, Ohio, March 17th, 2014.
http://www.ohio.edu/eastern/news/

Danielle Walsh, “Dystopia Prevails in UICA Exhibition” The Rapidian, Grand Rapids, MI, January 15, 2013. http://therapidian.org/dystopia-prevails-uica-exhibition

Presentations & Workshops

2014       Visiting Artist Presenter – Zanesville Appalacian Arts Project, Zanesville, OH
2013       Visiting Artist / Instructor — Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
2012       Invited Workshop Instructor —Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
2012       Presenting Panelist —“How Detroit Built My Aesthetic” MACAA Conference, Detroit, MI
2012       Invited Speaker —“Identity and Space: An Exploration of Art and Architecture” 18th Annual Art History Symposium, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Exhibitions & Events Organized

Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery, St. Clairsville, OH

2017      Recessional: Twilight of Middle America Exhibition, Reception and Artist Talk
2017      Made in Ohio: The Art of the Tattoo Exhibition, Reception and Curator Talk
2016      Bong Lai Cai: Works by Sahn Tran Exhibition, Reception and Artist Talk (In partnership with OU International Education Week)
2016      Mirrors: The Power of Portraits, Exhibition and Reception
2016      Photo Explorers, Exhibition and Reception
2015      Boxes: The Art of Chung Chak, Exhibition and Lecture (In partnership with OU International Education Week)
2015      Interiors: Paintings by Diane Fitch, Exhibition and Reception
2015      Slash: Samantha Parker Salazar, Exhibition and Reception
2014      Faces of Afghanistan: Skip Rohde, Exhibition and Lecture (In partnership with OU International Education Week)
2014      Folded Mountains: Laurel McMechan, Exhibition, Artist Interview and Reception

Ohio University Zanesville, Zanesville, OH

2014      Faces of Afghanistan: Skip Rohde, Exhibition and Lecture (In partnership with OU International Education Week)