EDUCATION  

2013                     BA | Magna Cum Laude | Photography | Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

         

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE    

2015 – Present    Resident Teaching Artist   |  The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning  |  Cleveland, OH

2015                      Photography Master Teaching Artist  |  ArtWorks Summer  |  The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning | Cleveland, OH

                              Visual Arts Master Teaching Artist  |  ArtWorks Spring  |  The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning | Cleveland, OH

2012 – 2014         Gallery Technician  |  The Galleries at Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

2010 – 2013         Sculpture Department Assistant  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

2013                      Event Photographer | MillerCoors Brewing Company | Cleveland, OH

                              Internship | W2S Series | The Sculpture Center | Cleveland, OH

2011                       Internship | D.R.A.W. Program | The Cleveland Clinic | Cleveland, OH

                              Photographer | The Vindicator Multicultural Magazine | Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

                              Photographer | Cleveland State University Recreation Center | Cleveland, OH

 

PUBLICATIONS    

2017                      Somerset Studio  |  Vol. 21 Issue 1  |  Jan/Feb 2017  |  pg. 114-115  |  Laguna Hills, CA

2016                      Somerset Digital Studio  |  Vol. 9 Issue 1  |  Spring 2016  |  pg. 106  |  Laguna Hills, CA

                              52 Weeks 52 Works  |  2016 Calendar  |  AGC The Creative Advantage  |  Cleveland, OH

2015                      Pandaemonium  |  Out of Step Books  |  Last Gasp Publishing  |  San Francisco, CA

                              Bella Grace Magazine  |  Issue 6  |  Winter 2015  |  pg. 114  |  Laguna Hills, CA

                              Somerset Digital Studio  |  Vol. 8 Issue 2  |  Autumn 2015  |  pg. 115  |  Laguna Hills, CA

                              Somerset Studio  |  Vol. 20 Issue 3  |  May/June 2015  |  Last Page  |  Laguna Hills, CA

                              The Wayfarer Journal  |  Vol. 4 Issue 1  |  Spring 2015  |  Homebound Publications  |  Pawcatuck, CT

                              52 Weeks 52 Works  |  2015 Calendar  |  AGC The Creative Advantage  |  Cleveland, OH

2013                      Fall Case Reserve Review | Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH

2012                      The New York Times  |  Sunday, January 22nd  |  EducationLife Section  

                              Spring Case Reserve Review | Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH

                              Fall Case Reserve Review | Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH

2011                       Fall Case Reserve Review (Cover) | Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS        

2017                     Nine Muses  |  Nine Muses Art Gallery  |  Barberton, OH 

2013                     Mythological Women: Mixed Media Drawings |  MSASS Library  |  Case Western Reserve University  |  Cleveland, OH

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS        

2014                     Stand Up  |  The Doubting Thomas Gallery  |  Tremont, OH

                             The Collinwood Painted Rain Barrel Project  |  Traveling Exhibition  |  Cleveland, OH

                             The 21st People’s Art Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

2013                     Spotlight: Emerging Photographers  |  The Cleveland Print Room  |  Cleveland, OH

                             RAW Cleveland: Expressions  |  The Avenue Tap House  |  Lakewood, OH

                             Merit Scholar’s Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

                             Student Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

                             CSU@CWAL  |  Cleveland West Art League / 78th Street Studios  |  Cleveland, OH

                             Burning River City  |  The Doubting Thomas Gallery  |  Tremont, OH

2012                     DIY: Photographers & Books  |  Cleveland Museum of Art  |  Cleveland, OH (catalogue)

                             The Gold Show  |  The Sandusky Cultural Center  |  Sandusky, OH

                             Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh  |  Garfield Artworks  |  Pittsburgh, PA

                             Naked  |  The Doubting Thomas Gallery  |  Tremont, OH

                             The 20th People’s Art Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

                             Art’s Collinwood Members Show  |  Arts Collinwood Gallery  |  Collinwood, OH

                             Merit Scholar’s Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

                             Student Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH                

                             The Gold Show  |  Popeye Gallery  |  Collinwood, OH

                             Metamorphosis  |  Arts Collinwood Gallery  |  Collinwood, OH

                             Color Me Equal  |  Union Station  |  Cleveland, OH

2011                      Sculpture  |  The Doubting Thomas Gallery  |  Tremont,OH

                             The Circus Show  |  The Doubting Thomas Gallery  |  Tremont, OH

                             Controversy  |  Zaller Gallery  |  Collinwood, OH

2010                     The 19th People’s Art Show  |  Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH
    

AWARDS / GRANTS    

2014                      CSU-CIA Post-Baccalaureate Program | The Cleveland Institute of Art | Cleveland, OH

2013                      Best of Show  |  Cleveland State University’s Juried Student Art Show | Cleveland, OH

2012                      Merit Scholarship for Fine Art  |  Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

                              Graduate College and Provost Undergraduate Research Grant | Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

                              Best of Show  |  CSU Campus Activities Board Juried Student Art Show | Cleveland, OH

                              Best of Sculpture  |  Cleveland State University’s Juried Student Art Show | Cleveland, OH

2011                       Merit Scholarship for Fine Art  |  Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

                              Finalist  |  Photographer’s Forum “Best of Photography”

                              Finalist  |  Photographer’s Forum “Best of College Photography”

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY  

Buford, Shanette. "Student Artwork Goes National." The Cleveland Stater. 2 Feb 2012.

          http://www.csuohio.edu/class/com/clevelandstater/Archives/Vol%2013/Issue%208/Copy/130808.html 

Clark, Joseph. “Beyond Their Years”. Cleveland Scene. 17 Apr. 2013. 

          http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/beyond-their-years/Content?oid=3547606

Grodek, Mary. "A Picture Perfect Job." Cleveland State University. 28 Jan. 2012. 

          http://www.csuohio.edu/news/picture-perfect-job

Pham, Vy. “Mixed Media: Ryan Upp”. Raw Natural Born Artists. 19 Apr. 2013. 

          http://www.rawartists.org/news/item/2477-ryan-upp

Shinn, Dorothy. “Photo Book Exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art.” Ohio.com. 27 Aug. 2012. 

          http://www.ohio.com/the330entertainment/art-review-photo-book-exhibit-at-cleveland-museum-of-art-1.329891

Smith, Kelsey. “Galleries Shine Spotlight on Student Artists”. The Cleveland Stater. 4 Apr. 2013. 

          http://www.clevelandstater.com/Copy/141310.html

Soeder, John. “Student Works of Art Shine at Galleries at CSU”. Cleveland State University. 4 Apr. 2013. 

          http://clevelandstate.tumblr.com/post/47787835052/student-works-of-art-shine-at-galleries-at

 

COLLECTIONS  

Tröegs Brewery  |  Hershey, PA

Kathy Curnow Ph.D  |  Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Institute of Art  |  Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University  |  Cleveland, OH

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / SERVICE  

2011 – 2014                     Volunteer | Cleveland Museum of Art | Cleveland, OH 

2013                                 Secretary to the Board of Directors | The Sculpture Center | Cleveland, OH
            
2012 – 2013                    Gallery Board Member | Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH

                                         Vice President | Student Organization for Fine Arts | Cleveland State University

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS        

2014                                 25 Under 25: The Emerging Photographer | Cleveland State University | Cleveland, OH