SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013 SECAC members juried exhibition, Greensboro, NC (Juror’s Award recipient)

2013 Solo Exhibition, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, OH

2013 Now What #2, Microscope gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Punch and Judy, Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013 MIA at the Armory, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2013 Squint, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

2012 Expanded Music Project, Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY

2012 365247, Twist gallery, solo exhibition, Nashville, TN

2012 10x10 Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

2010 InLight Richmond, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 Religare, Antena Galelry, Chicago, IL

2010 Act 5:15 (Chattanooga), solo exhibition, University of Tennessee Chattanooga Project Space, Chattanooga, TN

2009 Art in Academia, Space 301, Mobile Art Museum, Mobile, AL

2009 Rocaille, recent work by Rocky Horton, solo exhibition, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

2009 Summer Guest House, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009 Tennessee Abstract Painting, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2009 Under One Roof: Photo Paintings and Painted Drawings (large works), two person exhibition, Twist Gallery, Nashville Tennessee

2008 Under One Roof: Photo Paintings and Painted Drawings (small works), two person exhibition, Twist Gallery, Nashville Tennessee

2008 Minimalism, Chromatics Second Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008 Dialogue: Painting, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008 12 x 12, National Juried Exhibition (Juror: Dave Hickey), Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

2008 Lminal, Solo Exhibition, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2008 Magic Silver, International Juried Show (Juror: Joyce Tennyson), Murray State University, Murray, KY

2007 Photography: What Now? International Juried Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

2007 Photography Re-imagined, Tilt Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2006 Gambit IV, Twist Gallery, Nashville TN

2006 Objects in Ordinary Time D.I.G. show series, Downtown Pres, Nashville, TN

2006 Gambit III, Nashville, TN

2006 Empire Builders, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2003 Ersatz M.F.A. Thesis exhibition, Paul Mesaros Gallery, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2012 Ka-Pow, Comics and Cartoons in Contemporary Culture John C. Hutchenson Gallery, Lipscomb University

2012 Is and Always Wars, work by Daniel Johnston, John C. Hutchenson Gallery, Lipscomb University

2010 wen UR luvd it iz t% much, recent work by Jered Sprecher, John C. Hutchenson gallery, Lipscomb University

PUBLICATIONS

2010 Paint Made Flesh, Southeastern College Art Conference Review, vol. XV, no. 5, 2010

AWARDS

2013 Jurors Award, Southeastern College Art Conference Members Exhibition, Greensboro, NC

2013 Faculty Summer Grant, Lipscomb University

2012 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2011 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2010 Independent Research Grant, Lipscomb University

2010 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2010 Technology Enhancement Grant, Lipscomb University

2009 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2008 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2008 Independent Research Grant, Lipscomb University

2007 Honorable Mention, Photography Re-imagined, Tilt Gallery Phoenix, AZ

2007 Development award for creative summer course, Art as Environment and Installation, Lipscomb University

2007 Independent Research Grant, Lipscomb University

2000-2003 Graduate Assistantship, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

EDUCATION

2003 M.F.A. Fall 2003 in Visual Art (Painting) at College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

1997 BS in Art, School of Fine Art, Harding University, Searcy

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

2010-present Assoc. Professor of Art, Lipscomb University

2004-2010 Assistant Professor of Art, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

2003 Adjunct Professor of Art, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

2001-2003 Graduate Teaching Assistant: Beginning Painting I & II, Beginning Drawing I, West Virginia University

COURSES TAUGHT

Studio: Fundamentals of Painting, Intermediate Painting, Conceptualization and Presentation, Advanced Studio, Fundamentals of Photography, Intermediate Photography, Fundamentals of Printmaking, Fundamentals of Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Special Topics: Experiments in Studio Practice, Special Topics: Collage and Collaboration, Special Topics: Art Experience Italy, Senior Capstone Studio

Lecture: Art Appreciation, Special Topics: 5 Days in the Art World (included travel to NYC), Special Topics: Andy Warhol, Christianity in the Visual Arts, Modern Art History, Art Theory

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

October 2013 Presenter Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC); Greensboro, NC Paper: Gimmie That Old Time Religion, Session: “Picturing the South: Realities and Myths”

2011-present Education Council Board Member, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

December 2011 Adjudicator, Association for Visual Arts Members Exhibition, Chattanooga, TN

October 2010 Presenter Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC); Richmond, VA Paper: Conceptualization and Presentation: A Foundational Primer on Meaning in Art”, Session: “From the Inside Out: Meaningful Approaches to Critical Thinking in Studio Art Curricula

April 2010 Adjudicator, Vanderbilt University Student art Competition, Nashville, TN

April 2010 Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

February 2010 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

January 2010 Adjudicator, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, Nashville, TN

May 2009 Artist’s Forum Lecturer, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TNA RTIST'S FORUM February 2009 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Watkins College of Art and Design, Nashville TN

September 2008 Presenter Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC); New Orleans, LA Paper: Unlikely Bedfellows: Painting and Photography, recent work by Rocky Horton, Session: Fiction in Fact: Directions in Contemporary Art Photography

May 2008 Panelist, Dialogue series: Painting, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

June 2007 Presenter CSC conference, Rochester College, Rochester Michigan Paper: A Christian Esthetic? Session: Arts and Faith Together: Possibilities and Problems

June 2007 Panelist, CSC conference, Rochester College, Rochester Michigan

March 2007 Panelist for D.I.G. art show series Human Sacrifice, Atonement, and the Death Penalty

January 2007 Judge, Scholastic Art Competition, Cheekwood Museum of Art Learning Center, Nashville, TN

March 2006 Panelist for D.I.G art show series and film festival, The Silence of God

Fall 2005 Judge, Scholastic Art Competition, Cheekwood Museum of Art Learning Center, Nashville, TN

Spring 2005 Judge, Art Competition, Tennessee Beta Convention, Nashville, TN

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

COOP Artists Collective and Gallery, Nashville, TN College Art Association (CAA) Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)

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