Selected Exhibitions (*Solo Shows)

 

2014       East Hampton Contemporary Art Show, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY.

 

                New Hope Arts Festival, Art Fair, New Hope, PA.

 

2012       Art Westport, Art Fair, Kansas City, MO.

 

2008       Prairie Village State of the Arts 2008, R.G. Endres Gallery, 7700 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS.                                Juried by Jan Schall, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City.

 

                *Visions of Becoming, The Mojo Collection, 2009 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO.

 

                Front Room Gallery, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO.

 

                Go Green for the Heart of It, Anthropologie, 531 Nichols Rd., Kansas City, MO.

 

                Wish You Were Here 7, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY.

 

                Generations VI, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY.

 

2007      Nightshifter, White Box Gallery, 525 W. 26th, New York, NY.

 

               Wish You Were Here 6, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY.

 

2006       Generations 5, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY. Including online silent auction.

 

2005       Square Foot IV: Toronto and New York, AWOL Gallery: Project Spaceman, 229 Roebling St.,                                         Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

 

                Brush with Greatness, Neo Studios, 628 Broadway, New York, NY. Juried.

 

                Primed MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Aronson Galleries, 66 Fifth Ave, Parsons School of Design,

                     New York, NY.

 

2004       Curator’s Choice Exhibition, Stefan Stux Gallery, 529 W. 20th, New York, NY.

 

                Self-Portraits 2004, Parsons School of Design Gallery, 25 East 13th, New York, NY. 

 

                3rd Annual BARC Benefit Art Exhibition and Silent Auction, 31GRAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

 

                Wish You Were Here III, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY.

 

                Summer Selections, New School University Gallery, 65 Fifth Ave, New York, NY.

 

                Generations.04, A.I.R. Gallery, 511 W. 25th, New York, NY.

 

                Small Works, Parsons and Pratt Joint Exhibition, New School University Gallery, 65 Fifth Ave, New                             York, NY.

 

2003      Trademarks, New School University Gallery, 65 Fifth Ave, New York, NY.

 

               Self-Portraits 2003, Parsons School of Design Gallery, 25 East 13th, New York, NY. 

               

               Byron C. Cohen Gallery of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.

 

               Naked or Nude: Perceptions of the Human Form, FAB Gallery, Chicago, IL.Juried by Chuck Gniech,                               Curator, Ai Gallery, Illinois Institute of Art.

               

                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA. Juried.

               

                *Kansas City Preview, Curator’s Choice 2003 NYC, Daily Dose, Overland Park, KS.

 

2002       *Only Time Will Tell: Reflections, Swangstu-Ferguson Studios, Leawood, KS.

 

                Golden Key Art International, Golden Key International Convention, Atlanta,                                                                    GA. Juried.                                                                                                     

               

                KU-KCAI Joint Art Exhibition, The Museum Gallery, Lawrence, KS.  Juried.

           

                7th Annual Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO.                         Juried.

 

                Art Department Scholarship Nominee Exhibition, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

 

                Senior Show, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

 

                 *Figurative Works, Twenty 20, Kansas City, MO.

 

2001       National Drawing Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii. Juried.

 

                *Artist of the Month Exhibition, Twenty 20, Kansas City, MO.

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

2008       Cambridge Who’s Who of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs

 

2005       Joan Mitchell MFA Fellowship Grant, Finalist, New York, NY.

 

2004       Oscar Kolin Masters of Fine Art Fellowship, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. 

 

                Dean’s Scholarship, Parsons School of Design, New School University, New York, NY. 

 

2003       Winner,  Curator's Choice 2003 Competition, Artists Talk On Art, Curator: Stefan Stux; owner of Stefan                      Stux Gallery,  NYC.  Exhibition, Public Slide Presentation, and Awards Panel.

               

                Dean’s Scholarship, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. 

 

                McNair Spirit Award. University of Kansas McNair Scholars Program.

               

2002       Finalist. Sculpture, and Applied Art. Golden Key Art International, Golden Key International                                          Convention, Atlanta, GA.

 

                Honorable Mention. KU-KCAI Joint Art Exhibition, The Museum Gallery, Lawrence, KS.

 

                Hollander Foundation Scholarship. University of Kansas Art Department.

 

                Project Grant.  Summer Research Internship, Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, University of                                Kansas.

 

2001      Letha Churchill Walker Scholarship. University of Kansas Art Department.

 

               Amsden Award for Excellence in Art History.  University of Kansas.

 

               Project Grant.  Summer Research Internship, Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, University of                                Kansas.

 

2000       People's Choice Awards.  Most Original Artwork and Best Use of Color. Harvest of Arts, Art                                          Cornerstone, Lawrence, KS.

 

 

Publications

 

“Artist Wins Curator’s Choice 2003,” Review Magazine, Summer 2003, p. 55.

 

Fitzgerald, Erin.  “Stilwell Artist Honored in NY,” The Kansas City Star, June 14, 2003. pp. 1, 26 (illus.)

 

Hutton, Adam. “Area Artist makes a big splash in the Big Apple,” The Olathe News, June 28, 2003. page                    7A (illus.)

 

"KU-KCAI Student Show Names Winners," Review Magazine, May/ June 2002. p. 37 (illus.)

 

Lorenz, Jonna. “Young Artist Wins Brush with Fame,”  The Sun, June 5, 2003. pp. 1C-2C (illus.)

 

Exhibition Catalog. 2002 National Drawing Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo.

 

Exhibition Catalog. Primed: Parsons School of Design MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York, NY. 2005.

   blackbird singing in the

dead of night. Take these broken wings        and learn to fly.

   you were only waiting for this

moment to

 be free.

                     blackbird singing in the

dead of night. Take these sunken eyes                                                and learn to see.

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