2015 I BFA in Fiber and Creative Writing, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Mo.

2017 I Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vt.
2016 - 2017 I Second Sight Project, Columbus, Oh. 
2015 - 2016 I Charlotte Street Studio Residency, Kansas City, Mo.
2014 I New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, Ny.

Honors & Grants
2017 I Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Johnson, Vt.
2016 I Juror's Choice Award, VisionMakers 2016, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, Ok.
     Dr. Judith Temple Scholarship, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tn.
2015 I Windgate Fellowship, Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, Asheville, Nc.

2017 I The Sensational, Inflatable Furry Divines, solo show, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Oh.
     Playful Judgments, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Oh.
2016 I VisionMakers 2016, curated by Namita Gupta Wiggers, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, Ok.
     Ultra Softer, curated by Marisa Espe, EASE Gallery, Columbus, Oh.
     #WildArtColumbus, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Oh.
     Second Sight Open Studio Exhibition, Second Sight Project, Columbus, Oh.
     Columbus Invitational Arts Competition, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, Oh.
     Fresh: KCAI Alumni, curated by Heather Lustfeldt, Epsten Gallery, Leawood, Ks.
     Double Dribble, curated by Travis Pratt, The Bunker Center for the Arts, Kansas City, Mo. 
     Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic, and Bizarre, curated by Eve Biddle, Barrett Art Center,
          Poughkeepsie, Ny.
     2016 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Mo. 
     Charlotte Street Open Studios 2016, Charlotte Street Studio Residency, Kansas City, Mo.
     The One Thing That Can Save America, curated by Jessica Baran, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, Mo.
2015 I 2015 Annual BFA Exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Mo.
     Art + Fashion Installation, Halls Department Store, Kansas City, Mo.
     New School, MINT Collective, Columbus, Oh.
     Blind Date: Max Adrian and Lucas Ruminski, curated by Jasmine McMasters, The Netherlands Gallery,
          Milwaukee, Wi.
     National All Media Exhibition, curated by Pauline Verbeek-Cowart, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Ia.
2014 I Plays & Penalties, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Mo.
     Rituals and Celebrations: Exploring Meaning Through Dress, Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, Mo.
     Honorable Mention, New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, Ny.
2013 I Merry Massacre: The Exhibition, Elegant Miss Gallery, Kansas City, Mo.
     Midwest Fiber Art Educators Exhibition, The Warehouse, Kansas City, Mo.
     Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Mo.

Professional Experience
2016 - 2017
I Inflatable Stitcher, Costume Specialists, Columbus, Oh. 
2016 I Puppeteer (fabrication and performance), The Stories We Share, Mesner Puppet Theater in
     collaboration with the Mid America Freedom Band, Kansas City, Mo.
     Assistant Puppeteer, Mesner Puppet Theater at the 2016 Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival,
          New Delhi, India
2015 I Emerging Artist, Redmoon Theater, Chicago, Il.
     Fabricator, Mini Vinnie Bini, citywide 56th Venice Biennale reinterpretation, Kansas City, Mo. 
     Managing Editor, Sprung Formal literary magazine, Kansas City, Mo.
     Fabrication Intern, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Mo.
2014 I Publishing and Gallery Intern, Plug Projects, Kansas City, Mo.
     Studio Assistant to artist John Powers, Brooklyn, Ny.
     Assistant Costume Designer, Bum Phillips All-American Opera, La MaMa Experimental Theatre, 
          New York, Ny.
     Installation Assistant, Joseph Kosuth's Guests and Foreigners: Corporal Histories, New York, Ny.
2013 I Counselor and Art Teacher, Camp Lonehollow, Vanderpool, Tx.
     Studio Assistant to artist Brett Reif, Kansas City, Mo.
     Studio Assistant to artist Rachel Hayes, Kansas City, Mo. 

Curatorial Experience
I Divining the Museum: Visions of Past, Present, and Future, Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, Mo. 

I "Winded: The Story of My Windgate Fellowship," Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Mo.
2015 I "Studio Residents Slide Slam," Charlotte Street Foundation, La Esquina, Kansas City, Mo.

Additional Education
I "Sculpting With Fiber Techniques in Wire" led by Lindsay Ketterer Gates,
     Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tn.
2015 I "Site-Specific Performance" led by Susanne Thomas and Sophie Jump of Seven Sisters Group,
     Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, Czech Republic