Lost and Found Fine Art

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Education
2017 SVA Summer Residency Program: Interdisiplinary Practices in Bio Art

2017 SVA Summer Residency Program : Contemporary Practices in Fine Art

1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design
         Major in Painting, Minor in Art History

Professional  History

Communications Chair
2016- present ARC, Savannah's  Art Resource Collective, a non profit, arts advocacy group
Gallerist/ Press
2016-2017  Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
Gallery Director / Manager
1997-2017 The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
           - Representing all levels of artists for exhibition, recruiting, and installation
             to promotion and sales.
           - Respected hands on manager in a high paced environment that leads
             a team of up to 15 employees.
           - Creating an up to date social media presence ( Facebook, Instagram, Website)
           - Coordinating gallery events such as artist's receptions
Art Preparator
2011-2012  The Savannah College of Art and Design, SCADMOA,
            - Handling and installing all levels of artwork in multiple environments.
            - Working closely with the registrar and curatorial staff in cataloging, storage,  
               and shipping works of art in transit and in permanent storage facility.
Visiting Artist
2012- 2017 Country Day School, Savannah, Ga
           - Working with students involved in the upper school fine arts program
              honors class, teaching realistic renderings using oil paints.
           - Part of the Masterclass series funded by the Arts Alliance
Artist Co-op
2012-2013 Member of ReCreate, artist run co-op in Savannah, Ga
             - Appointed Gallery Director and Events Coordinator
             - Worked with other co-op artists to install, promote, and sell
                artwork as well as created events to encourage the promotion
                of arts in the Savannah Community
Freelance Artist
2000-present, book cover illustrator, The Invisible College Press
           -Working with the publisher as well as communicating ideas with
             authors to create original artwork for publication.
1996-present, Professional artist, Lost And Found Fine Art
           -Creating original artwork for exhibition in galleries and museums
            across the country as well as maintaining website and producing
            items for retail.
Instructor  
2000-2002  City of Savannah, Cultural Affairs
           -Designed and executed a workshop for teaching stained glass mosaics

Community Related Events

2016-present Member ARC, Savannah Art Resource Collective
2011-present Member Telfair Museums
2011-present Member Ga Historical Society
2011-present Friends of Statts, committee to organize yearly, community based
                       fundraisers to benefit gun shot victim Jason Statts
2009 "For the Benefit of Statts" On committee to help raise over $40,000 for
           gun shot victim and SCAD alumni Jason Statts
2009- present Contributions to benefit other local organizations such as  
          Historic Savannah Foundation, Humane Society,  Hospice  Savannah,
          Chatham County Skate Park Supporters, Victims of Haiti,  A-town Get Down,
          Telfair Museums, Bluegrass Domestic Violence , One Love Animal Rescue,
          Rape Crisis Center, and SCAD scholarship.

Solo Exhibitions

2017

     "Heads Up" Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2016
     "I'm Your Biggest  Fan/ World Tour 2016" Spectre Arts, Durham, Nc
     "I'm Your Biggest Fan" Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2009
     “Apologue” The Gallery Espresso, Savannah Ga
2007
     "Finely Feathered, Fairly Weathered" The Black Orchid Gallery,   Savannah, Ga
2006
     "Borrowed Time" The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
2005
     "Lost And Found" The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
2003
     "A Fool's Journey" The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
2002
     "Saints and Sinners" The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
1999
     "Solbaid" The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga


Selected, Juried, and Group Exhibitions

2017

       " Aqua Vista 2017" Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga

       "Bio-Transmutations" SVA open studio exhibit, New York, NY

       " Tiny Houses, Big Heart" benefit exhibit, Ships of the Sea Museum, Savannah, Ga

        "Draw Me" benefit for Hospice Savannah, Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga

        "Built Savannah" benfit for Histioric Savannah Foundation, Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
        “Page Rippers” a benefit exhibit for the Savannah Book Festival, Location Gallery,
          Savannah, Ga
        Selected Works, Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, Ga
2016
       "Modern Celebrity" Sulfur Studios, Savannah, Ga
       "20 Buck Chuck" benefit exhibit for Arts For Life, Spectre Arts, Durham, Nc
       "Group Exhibition" Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
       " Reach" a benefit for the Savannah Tree Foundation, Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
       " Savannah/ Texas" Selected Works , Gspot Contemporary Art Space, Houston, Tx
       "Selected Works" Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, Ga
       "Aqua Vista" Location Gallery, Savanna, Ga
       "Art Decko"Skateboard benefit, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, Ga
       "Welcome, There Goes the Neighborhood" Location Gallery, Savannah, Ga
       "Southern Discomfort" to benefit the Flannery O'Connor foundation, Non-Fiction Gallery,
        Savannah, Ga
       " Indecent Exposure" Exhibit and book release, The Welmont, Savannah, Ga
       "Carnivale" Sulfur Studios, Savannah, Ga
2015
       "Elemental" Sulfer Studios, Savannah, Ga
       "The Painted Skull" Black Orchid Gallery, Savannah, Ga
       "Elemental" The Gallery at Salon Della Vita, Savannah, Ga
       "Artful Saturdays" to benefit The Rape Crisis Center, Ga Furniture, Savannah, Ga
       "Standard Deviation" curator and participating artist,  Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
       "Tiny Divas" Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2014
       " Slideluck Savannah" American Legion, Savannah, Ga
       " Friends and Faculty Show" works of realism, The Studio School,  Savannah, Ga
       " Miniature Masterpieces" exhibit/ silent auction to benefit Hospice Savannah
       " 3 Little Prints" Le Snoot Gallery, Savannah, Ga
       " Tricks or Treats " Blick, Savannah, Ga
       " Isle of Hope Art and Music Fest" Isle of Hope, Ga
       " Rolling A(u)ction" to benefit the Pittsboro Skate Park,  Spectre Arts, Durham, Nc
       " 33rd Annual Auction" To benefit Ft. Jackson, Savannah, Ga
       " Art and Artisans Tour of Homes" to benefit the DNA, Savannah Law School,
       " Creature Comforts" for the benefit of the Humane Society, The Butcher Gallery,
          Savannah, Ga
       " Real(Small)" The Studio School, Savannah, Ga
2013
      " 5th Annual 5 x 7 Show" for the benefit of Hospice Savannah
      "Here Begin The Terrors, Here Begin The Miracles" joint exhibition
       with Kelley Hagemes, The Butcher Gallery, Savannah, Ga
      "Gallery Espresso, Celebrating 20 Years, Coffee, Art, Peace of Mind"
        curator and featured artist
      "The Taste of Art" to benefit the Dream Project Foundation, Leoci's, Savannah, Ga
      "Telfair Museum Annual Silent Auction" benefit ,The Telfair Museum, Savannah, Ga
      "Deck the Walls" Black Orchid Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2012
      " Things That Go Bump In The Night" Black Orchid Gallery, Savannah, Ga
      " 4th Annual 5 x 7 Show" for the benefit of Hospice Savannah
      " Grand Opening" Local artist's showcase, Dick Blick, Savannah, Ga
      " Fashion Night Out" Featured artist, Savannah, Ga
      " Friends of Statts" Block party and art auction, The Jinx, Savannah, Ga
      " First Friday Shop and Hop" Featured Artist, Nourish, Savannah, Ga
        Featured Artist- J&P Artist Exchange, Savannah, Ga
      "Illume" Telfair / Jepson Center for the Arts , Savannah Ga
      "2012 SCAD Scholarship Gala" SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Ga  
      "Houses of the Holy" Lulu's Chocolate Bar, Savannah, Ga
      "Small Works" Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2011
     17th Annual Telfair Art Fair, Savannah, Ga
     "24 x 24" exhibition/ silent auction to benefit the Historic Savannah Foundation
     "All Hands On Deck" Chatham County Skatepark benefit exhibition/ silent auction
     "Silent A(u)ction" skatepark benefit exhibit, Bowbar, Pittsboro, Nc
     "Starving Artists for Starving Cats" benefit exhibit, Starland District, Savannah, Ga
     " In Residence" 12 artist's installation, Savannah, Ga
     "Recent Works" Collaboration with Lucas Rager, The Gallery Espresso, Savannah, Ga
     "Night at The Telfair" benefit auction, The Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, Ga
     "Fish" Fishing Art Competition, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Or
2010
      Selected Works, West Elm/ SCAD scholarship event, Atlantic Station, Atlanta, Ga
      Selected Works from Hospice Savannah, Trustee's Gallery,  Jepson Center, Savannah, Ga
     "Locals Only" Desoto Row Gallery, Savannah, Ga
     "9th Annual Juried Wildlife Competition" Irving Art Association, Irving ,Tx
     "4th Annual Smiles for Life" Benefit for the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program,
     University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry
     "2nd Annual 5 x 7 Art Show" Benefit auction for Hospice Savannah
  "L'Union Fait La Force"Savannah for Haiti, benefit, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2009
     “For the Benefit of Statts” A community’s response to a friend in need.
     auction benefit, committee member and contributing artist , Savannah Station, Savannah, Ga
2008
     Humane Society Benefit Auction, The Jinx, Savannah, Ga
2007
     "Advocates" Benefit skateboard show and auction, Curator and contributing artist,
     The Sentient Bean, Savannah, Ga

Honors

2016
      Finalist in the Catit, juried international art show
2015
    "Best In Show" Tiny Divas Exhibition, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, Ga
2010
  "Best in oil/ acrylic" Hospice Savannah "2nd Annual 5x7 art show" Juried by
  Holly McCullough, Telfair Museum's director of collections and exhibitions

Publications/ Media

2016
     Savannah Morning News
     Some Girls Metal Featured artist/ interview
2015
    Savannah Morning News "Juried Show Celebrates Diva Power" by Allison Hersh
    Savannah Magazine "Love Actually"by Allison Hersh Jan/ Feb issue
2014
     Savannah Morning News "Art and Soul"Exhibit Brings in The Animals"  by Allison Hersh
2013
      Savannah Morning News "Art & Soul " Discovering Gothic Splendor" by Allison Hersh
2012
      The Skinnie, maGazine, Cover art, October issue
2011
    Savannah Magazine,"A Community "In Residence"by Summer Teal Simpson, September/October
2010
    "Majician / 51" by Mike W. Barr,  cover art,  Invisible College Press
    Coastal Senior, September 2010
    Savannah Morning News, "Espresso Expressions" review by Allison Hersh, August 22
    Savannah Magazine, "The Art of Renovation" Savannah Homes, March/April issue
2008
    Savannah Magazine, "Far Out Fashions For Spring" page 146, March/ April issue
    Murmur Magazine,"365 Days of Art" art review by Emily Ulrich, January issue
2007
   Murmur Magazine, art review, December issue
   The South Magazine,"8 Ways To Spring into the Season with Style" photo shoot, April / May issue
2006
    "Adopted Son" by Dominic Peloso, cover art, Invisible College  Press
2004
    Southern Living Magazine, "Art and Caffeine" by Joe Rada, August issue
2002
    "Phase Two" by C. Scott Littleton, cover art, Invisible College Press
    Contents Magazine,"Sisters in the City" by Tina Andrews, full page illustration, June issue
    Razor Magazine, book review, February issue
2001
    Brutarian Magazine, book review, December issue
    "Cold In The Light" by Charles Gramlich, cover art, Invisible College Press
    "Leeward" by D. Edward Bradley, cover art, Invisible College Press
    "Tattoo Of A Naked Lady" by Randy Everhard, cover art, Invisible College Press
    "Wieland" by Charles Brockden Brown, cover art, Invisible College Press
2000
    "City of Pillars" by Dominic Peloso, cover art, Invisible College Press