M.F.A. 2008 Studio Art/Photography Texas A&M University-Commerce
B.A. 2003 Photography Texas A&M University-Commerce
A.S. 2000 Photography Kilgore College
2018 Adjunct Professor, Spartanburg Community College, Art History and Art Appreciation
2017 Exhibitions and Social Media, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC
2011 - 2017 Adjunct Professor, Northeast Texas Community College
Digital Photography I, Introduction to Art Appreciation, Digital Photography II, Appreciation of the Humanities: Pre-Classical through Renaissance, Appreciation of the Humanities: Modern Times (Online Only)
2016 Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University – Commerce Art Appreciation (Dual Credit)
2008 - 2010 Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce
History of Contemporary Photography, Survey of Photographic History, Critical Thinking, Visual Perception, Basic Photography I
Individual/Group Exhibition Record
2017 Not My Home, Cabin Floor Records, Greenville, South Carolina
2016 Not My Home, Whatley Center for Performing Arts, Northeast Texas Community College
2013 Photography Alumni Exhibition, Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery, Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas
2012 SPE Members’ Exhibition and Antiquarian Avant-Garde Photography: Works by the North Texas Alternative Process Group, Visual Arts Center Gallery, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
2010 Observations of American Roadside Culture, TCC PHOTO Gallery, Longview, Texas
2010 Old Stomping Grounds and New Frontiers: A touching tale of how Pancho Villa taught me to swim. Brick and Bombs, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Selected Juried Exhibition Record
2017 Landscape, Grand or Personal, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina. Juror: Eliot Dudik, Photographer.
2017 Open Juried Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, Vermont. Juror: Karen Haas, Curator.
2016 Perspectives, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas. Juror: Scott Canterbury Campbell, Photographer.
2013 Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington. Juror: John A. Bennette, Collector and Curator.
The Recollective Blog: Treece, Kansas 66778
April 15, 2013
Escape Into Life Art Blog: Artists to Watch.
September 9, 2011
Katherine Martinez, “Kilgore girl wins Juror’s Choice Award,” Kilgore News Herald, May 6, 2007
Professional or Academic Conferences
2012 Imagemaker, Treece, Kansas 66778. SPESC Regional Conference – Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: The Creative Risk, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
2012 Lecturer, Treece, Kansas 66778. Annual Winter Conference for Association of Texas Photography Instructors, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
2007 – 2008 Lecturer, The World Through a Plastic Lens, The Visual Aesthetics of Holga Imagery, Annual Winter Conference for Association of Texas Photography Instructors, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, and University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
2003 – 2008 Volunteer, Summer Workshop Annual Summer Conference for Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas
2002 - Member, Association of Texas Photography Instructors
2004 - Member, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
2004 - Member, Society for Photographic Education
2017 - Member, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina
2017 - Member, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, Georgia
2002 – 2005 Lab Assistant, Part-time, Photography Department, Texas A&M University-Commerce
2004 – 2005 Gallery Coordinator, The Third Floor Photo Society, The Third Floor Gallery, Texas A&M University-Commerce
1999 – 2000 President, The Photographic Society, Kilgore College