Education

University of Virginia 2010 – Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a concentration in Printmaking.

SOLO shows

 2016 - We Made You This, The Bridge PAI, Charlottesville, VA.

2016 - Caught Past Prime - The Ixhibit, Charlottesville, VA.

2016 - Describe a Childhood Memory (A Letter Project) - The Gallerix, Charlottesville, VA. 

2013 - The Trembling State of All Relationships – The Honeycomb Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.

2011 - La Equación del Ser (The Equation of Being) – Meson Panza Verde Gallery, Antigua, Guatemala.

2010 - Running Back– Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.

GROUP shows

2019 - Women’s Work (Feminist Union of Charlottesville Creatives) - McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2018 - Art in Odd Places: MATTER two site-specific installations in collaboration with Nina Frances Burke on UVa grounds and in downtown Charlottesville. Curator: Ed Woodham  

2018 - Free Pile - McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2017 - Drawn to Charlottesville - Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2017 - ALL RISE: The Artist's Voice in Contemporary Activism - McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2017 - Flotsam - McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. 

2017 - Bindings, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville VA.  

2016 - Cherry Bounce - William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, VA.       

 2016 - Please Touch - Target               Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center,           Alexandria VA. Curator: Cynthia Connolly

2016 - McGuffey New Member Show -  McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. 

2015 - Discarded - Arthur J. Morris Law Library, University of Virginia

2015 - McGuffey Summer Group Exhibit -  McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. 

2013 - Abstract Universe – La Antigua Galeria de Arte,  Antigua, Guatemala. 

2008 - Sabbatimkon – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Gallery Representation: 

La Antigua Galeria de Arte , Antigua, Guatemala. (2011 - 2013) 

Currently not represented by a gallery.  

 

 

STATEMENT

Creating personal connections between human beings and their environment, their neighbors, and their intuitive, sensory selves are my main creative concerns. It is difficult to feel comfortable exploring, revering or protecting something that one doesn’t feel connected to. Using texture as a medium, I aim to foster presence, curiosity, wonder and awareness; to stir the basic impulses in us to touch and feel, to approach; to create a connection between the viewer and the land, the viewer and their worth, the viewer and the worth of those around them in hopes that we will take care of one another and our planet.

About the artist

I spent the first 18 years of my life in Antigua, Guatemala and it’s now becoming obvious how much my sensory experiences there are intertwined with the things I make and am drawn to making. I am a colorist and texturist and I owe a lot of that to simply being surrounded by color and texture year-round as I was becoming a human. I’ve been in Charlottesville for a collective 11 years (including 4 years at UVa). I now call C-ville home and own a small handwoven and hand-embroidery business here called Window & Wing. I work on my art and craft and everything in between at my studio at the McGuffey Art Center. Please stop by and visit anytime!

Photo cred: Meredith Coe

Photo cred: Meredith Coe