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2008   MFA - Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2004   BFA - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1999   AA - The College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

2011   Curator: Swimsuit Edition at Swimming Pool Project Space
2008   Figure drawing instructor: Turn off your brain and draw at SAIC’s Studio Preview Workshop for incoming freshmen
2006-08  Teaching Assistant at Northwestern University:
              Intermediate Sculpture (Michael Rakowitz); Digital Art (Steve Reinke); Beginning Drawing (James Valerio);
              Beginning Painting (Mark Murphy); Beginning Photography (Melanie Schiff & Pam Bannos)
2006   Juror: 32nd Annual Wells Street Art Fair
2005   Director/Curator: Chicago Art Open Student Exhibition

2011   Manifest Exhibitions, Chicago, IL; Small(er) Works Show
2010   310 conTEMPORARY GALLERY, Chicago, IL; Fantastic Landscapes
2010   Milwaukee Avenue Art Festival, Chicago, IL; Danny Think Tank
2009   California State University, Long Beach, CA; Shock and Awe
2009   Abryant Gallery, Chicago, IL; Technically, It’s Art
2009   Bad Dog Gallery, DeKalb, IL; AbsWACKtion
2009   Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL; Solo Exhibition: New Works
2009   Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; Artist Run Chicago; Swimming Pool Project Space
2009   Thirteen Pocket Gallery, Chicago, IL: Fight or Flight
2008   Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL: Clothesline
2008   Vega Estates, Chicago, IL: Vega Caucus
2008   Block Museum, Evanston, IL: MFA Thesis Exhibit
2006   Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT: Particular Places
2006   33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL: She
2005   Christopher Gallery at Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL: Contemporary Realism
2005   Gallery 350, Chicago, IL: Structures
2005   Morton College, Cicero, IL: Solo Exhibition
2005   Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT: Close To Home
2004   The National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, IL: Chicago Art Open
2004   Gallery 2, Chicago, IL: BFA Thesis Exhibit
2003   Gallery 2, Chicago, IL: Chicago Art Open

2010   Northwestern University Office of the Provost
2009   Pamela and Richard Kramlich
2008   Northwestern University Graduate School

2009   December, Shock and Awe essay by Joan Mace:
2005   April 17: New Haven Register, Judy Birke

2008   MFA Thesis Catalogue, Northwestern University

2006-08   Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship
1999   Magna Cum Laude, College of Lake County
1998   Glass Dictionary Club Scholarship
1998   Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society