My art inspiration comes from the love of people I know; people I am inspired by(fictional or real characters from movies, bands, books, sports, video games and TV shows) and just nature itself.
University of Utah (1998-2002)
BA, Painting and Drawing/Pre-med
Weber State University(2009-2012)
BS, Respiratory Therapy
Awards and Achievements
Published in Strokes Of Genius 8: Expressive Texture (The Best of Drawing) 2016
UROP Fellowship. Undergraduate research opportunities program (summer 2002). Worked
with Professor Maureen O’Hare Ure as an apprentice artist.
Among three finalists for the Rolapp Award. (April 2002) Scholarship given to graduating seniors
chosen by the faculty.
University of Utah Student Show Award (April 2001).
Carmen Morton Cristenen Scholarship (March 2000 & March 2001).
Selected group & solo Exhibitions
2018 Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, “Urban Plein Air” SLC, UT
2014 SLC Public library(Sweet branch) Solo Exhibit “Light, trees, mountains and a mars rover” SLC, UT
2008 Agora Gallery, “Figurative Expressions, A Collective Exhibition” New York, NY
2005 Rose Wagner Art Gallery, “Paints Intuition” SLC, UT
2002 Trasa Urban Arts collective, “Offerings: a celebration of dia de los Muertos” SLC, UT
2002 Trasa Urban Arts collective, “University of Utah Senior BFA Show” SLC, UT
2001 Trasa Urban Arts collective, “Games Theory” SLC, UT
2001 University of Utah Union Gallery, Solo Exhibition “Tension” SLC, UT S
2000 & 2001 “University of Utah student show”, Alvin Gittens Gallery, SLC, UT
2000 “Figure Structure” , Alvin Gittens Gallery, SLC, UT
Dr. Noémi Perelman Mattis and Dr. Daniel C. Mattis.
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