Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, 2013

The Art Institute of Washington-- Arlington, VA

 •   Dean's list various quarters

 •   GPA: 3.1



 Northern Virginia Community College-- Annandale, VA

 August 2008-May 2009

• Major: Fine Arts

• Painting selected for a juried art exhibition at NOVA

• Studied drawing and computer graphics until transferring to The Art Institute of Washington



•Artwork included in two audio CD booklets for national recording artist, Debi Smith (, 2013; Designing commercial for CD debut of Debi Smith's Christmas Album; Assistance in video compilation for Debi Smith's "If I Were Angel" mp3 release

•Sale of original art and prints to collector's, including commissioned pieces, 2008 to present

•Commissions and studio residency, Art Options, Washington D.C. area, 2014 to 2016

•Paintings on exhibit, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA 9/15 to 10/15 "Lights in the Dark"

•Paintings on exhibit, Paula Poundstone show & Special Arts event, The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA 2015

•Paintings on exhibit, The Virginia State Capitol Building, Richmond, VA 2015, 2016

•"Sunflower" selected by CBS Sunday Morning as part of Sunday Morning Collection of sun art 2015 & 2020

•Paintings on exhibit, "Masterpieces & Merlot," at WETA-Radio/Television, Arlington, VA 2017

•Chosen as artist for artwork on products available through (ongoing)

•Mural, The Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C., 2019

•Art exhibit, Freddie Mac, Tyson's Corner, VA, 2019

•Mural, The Jefferson Hotel, Washington, D.C. 2019

•Mural, Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., 2020

•Art exhibit, Sun Trust Bank, Richmond VA, sponsored by Delegate Kory - 2018 to 2023

•Honored at the Virginia State Capitol Assembly, 2015 to 2023

•Art exhibit, Fairfax County Supervisor’s offices, Fairfax, VA November 2022

•Paintings exhibited by Del. Kathleen Murphy  at Artwalk McLean, 2018 to 2023

•Art exhibit, Bodzin Gallery, Annandale, VA  - February 2023

• Speaker, Reel Abilities Art Festval, Pozez Theatre, Annandale VA - February 2023

 •Art exhibit, Nepenthe Gallery, Annandale VA - November 2023 and January 2024 (Native American Exhibit)

•Studio location & continuing exhibit at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA (ongoing)


Computer: Some familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, Final Cut Pro, Autodesk 3ds Studio Max, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Pro Tools

General Office Skills: Typing, 50 WPM, filing, photocopying, Macintosh and PC proficient, Photoshop


INTERESTS:  Painting, piano, cooking, Zelda, Pokemon, chess club. Volunteering for ACCA(Annandale Christian Community for Action), Unity of Fairfax Church, Holmes Run Acres community activities. Social Clubs for persons with ASD sponsored by JSSA (Jewish Social Services Agency) and The ARC of Northern Virginia.