MFA Photography, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA (2012).
BFA Photography, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (2009).
BA Journalism, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1996).

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016
ONWARD, Compé '16, Philadephia, PA.
American Illustration - American Photography, Latin American FOTOGRAFIA 5.
Transition Gallery, Latino/a Americans: 500 Years of History, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
2013
Castell Photography Gallery, Next, Asheville, NC.
Salzburg International Summer Academy, Castles Made of Sand, Salzburg, Austria.
Exum Gallery, Katakana: Photographs of Kudzu and Wisteria in My Back Yard, Chattanooga, TN.
ONWARD, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA.
Todd Gallery, 12x12, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.
2012
M S Rezny Gallery, Firmly Rooted, Lexington, KY.
Chase Young Gallery, State of the Art 2012, Boston, MA.
808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston, MA.
Bakalar Gallery, MassArt 2012 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Boston, MA.
The Print Center, 86th Annual International Competition: Photography, Philadelphia, PA.
2011
ONWARD, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA.
Ring Cube Gallery, Project Basho, Tokyo, Japan.
2010
Dairy Barn Center, Appalachia!, Athens, OH.
The Print Center, 84th Annual International Competition: Photography, Philadelphia, PA.
Long Beach Isl. Fndn. for the Arts, 84th Annual International Competition: Photography, Long Beach, NJ.
2009
Tipton Gallery, Growing Up Cristalandia, Johnson City, TN.
Covenant College, Close to Home, Lookout Mountain, TN.

GRANTS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & RESIDENCIES
Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO (2015).
J. William Fulbright Student Fellowship, Brazil (2014).
Prize for Fine Arts, American Austrian Foundation/Salzburg Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria (2013).
Honorable Mention, Firmly Rooted, M S Rezny Gallery (2012).
Faculty Award, East Tennessee State University (2009).
Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant, East Tennessee State University (2008).
Study Abroad Scholarship, East Tennessee State University (2008).
Edna Harrison Scholarship, East Tennessee State University (2005-2008).
Bill & Lynn Stamm Kovach Scholarship, East Tennessee State University (2006-2008).
Foundation Scholarship, Chattanooga State Community College (2005).

TEACHING POSITIONS
University of North Alabama, Florence, AL (2017).
Martin Methodist College, Pulaski, TN (2016-2017).
Colégio Estadual de Cristalândia, Cristalândia, TO, Brasil (2014).
Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, TN (2010, 2012-2013).