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Education

2013                       BFA with emphasis in Painting and Drawing, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Professional Experience

2016 -present     PreK - 12th grade Art Teacher,  St. Joseph Catholic School, Bryan, TX

2016 -present     Fine art and framing assistant, The Frame Gallery, Bryan, TX

2015-2016           Staff Arts Educator, The Arts Council of Brazos Valley, College Station, TX

2013/2014           SummerART Program Assistant, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
                                   Helped prepare and run the summer art classes being held at the Art Center
                                   for two separate summers

Exhibition Record

 

2019                        A Stitch in Time, Solo exhibition, Art of War, Bryan, TX
                               
The Village Takeover, Bryan Contemporary Artists, Art979 at The Village Downtown, Bryan TX., Curator  

 

2018                      All Things Possible in Fiber Art", Juried exhibition, Say SI Gallery, San Antonio TX, 
                                     (Alana J Coates, Juror)

                               Beautiful Figures 2018, Square 1 Downtown, Bryan, TX.  Curator

                                 Spotlight on Arts Educators 2018, George Bush Presidential Library, College Station, TX

                               The Marilyn Dickey Juried Art Exhibition,  Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery, Sugar Land, TX,

                                   (Sharon Engelstein, Juror)  

                               Inaugural Show,  Bryan Contemporary Artists (co-founder), Purple Turtle Art Studio, Bryan, TX

                               Group Show, Texas Fine Artists, Springhill Suites, Waco, TX

                               2018 Judged Show, The Arts Council of BV, College Station TX 
                                    Honorable Mention - Professional division (Karen Vernon, Juror)

2017                       Texas: Bombed, Solo exhibition, Art979 Gallery at the Village Downtown, Bryan TX
                                The Figure Show, The Cellar Wine Lounge, Huntsville, TX
                                   (Michael Henderson, Juror)
                                The Village’s 100th Art Show, Art979 Gallery at Village Downtown, Bryan, TX
                                   (Mary Saslow, Dr. Stephen Caffey, jurors)
                                Image/in/Knits, Solo Exhibition and installation, Mantle Art Space, San Antonio, TX

2016                       Seeing Navasota, The Gallery Downtown, Navasota, TX
                                Lollipops and Gumdrops, Solo Exhibition, The Riddle Gallery, Bryan, TX
                                50th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale, Richardson Civic Art Society, Richardson, TX              
                                JoMar Visions Spring Group Show, JoMar Visions, Houston, TX
                                

2015                       JoMar Visions Art Excellence, JoMar Visions, Houston, TX

                                  (Carla Bisong, Joana Esteves and Mark Roden, Jurors)
                                Stitch Stories, Solo Exhibition, Gallery 708, Salina, KS
                                Solo Exhibition, Brazos Council of Governments, Bryan, TX
                                Group Exhibition, Navasota Artists-in-residence, Art979 Gallery at Village Downtown, Bryan, TX
                                From Every Fiber, Juried fiber exhibition, Texas Gallery, College Station, TX

2014                       Group Exhibition, Navasota Artists-in-residence, Art979 Gallery at Village Downtown, Bryan, TX
                                Group Exhibition, Navasota Artists-in-residence, Frame Gallery, Bryan, TX
                               Solo Exhibition, Strasser Village Nano Gallery, Manhattan, KS

                               Bite, Scratch and Expose Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

                                 (Christopher T. Creyts, juror)
                               National Greeley Art Exhibition, FMS Bank - Greeley, CO
                                 (Desmond O'Hagan, juror)

Curatorial Experience

2019                      The Village Takeover, Bryan Contemporary Artists, Art979 at The Village Downtown, Bryan TX

2018                       An Evening of Fine Art, Bryan Contemporary Artists at Engel & Volkers Real Estate, Bryan, TX

                               Beautiful Figures 2018, Figurative Art Show, Square 1 Event Center, Bryan, TX

                               Inaugural exhibition, Bryan Contemporary Artists at The Purple Turtle, Bryan, TX

                                Co-curator and founder of organization

Awards/Grants/Fellowships/Commissions

2018                       Honorable Mention, Professional Acrylic and Oil Category, Annual Judged Show, Arts Council of BV, College Station, TX

2016                       Project Matthew Ministries, logo commission, Bryan, TX
                                Mic Check Poetry 2016 Anthology, Illustrator, Mic Check Poetry, Bryan, TX

2015                       5th Place honorable mention, JoMar Visions Art Excellence Show, Houston, TX
                                Residency, Navasota Artist-in-Residence, Horlock House, Navasota, TX

2014                       Residency, Navasota Artist-in-Residence, Horlock House, Navasota, TX

2013                       Art Department Scholarship, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
                               John W. O’Shea Art Scholarship, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2012                       Varney’s Material Award Scholarship, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
                               Eugene McNall Art  Scholarship, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Publications

2018                      Introducing Lisa Urban Voyage Houston Thought Provokers Series, November 20th, 2018

2017                      Lisa Urban Art, Maroon Weekly, September 20, 2017

2014                      Meet the Artist: Horlock House Artist in Residence, Insite Brazos Valley, October 6, 2014

C.V.

as of November 2019