Washington University, St. Louis, MO, August 2007 – May 2009

M.F.A. Visual Arts – Graduate School of Art Fellowship


Washington University, St. Louis, MO, August 2004 – May 2006

B.F.A. Printmaking and Drawing - Magna Cum Laude


Brookhaven College School of Art, Dallas, TX, January 2002 – May 2004

A.A. Printmaking


Loyola University, Chicago, IL, July 1999 – December 2001

Certificate in Computer Science / Web Developing




December 2011     “ RED CARPET                                                         Dallas, TX

    Happening - Immigrant Movement International Solidarity Action Dec 18,   

    world wide event organized by artist, Tania Bruguera, curator, Nato  

    Thompson, Creative Time - New York, the Queens Museum of   

    Art, New York, and supported by United Nations, Pegasus Park, Dallas, TX  


March 2011     “ WILL WORK - Intervention / Performance                            St. Louis, MO

    "The 2011 SGC International Conference   -  Washington University Saint Louis in St. Louis"  


Jan - March 2010     “ BESKONISTé GONE CORPORATE: JOB FAIR             St. Louis, MO

   "Moi Solo Gallery  -  St. Louis Artists' Guild and Galleries"  


Oct 22nd 2009     “ LAPS 20th National Exhibition                                       Los Angeles, CA

   ”Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery ”  


May-June  2009      “Writing with Light,”  ”The Luminary | Center for the Arts ”      St. Louis, MO


May-July  2009      “MFA Thesis Exhibition,”                                                                  St. Louis, MO

   ”Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum ”  


May  2009              “Runneth Over,” exhibition complementing                                  St. Louis, MO

                                 the MFA Thesis Exhibtion ”CBC High”  


Spring  2009      “Beyond Printmaking,” 2009 National Juried Exhibition                Lubbock, TX

   ”Texas Tech University School of Art - Landmark Arts”  


Nov 7th 2008     “Show to go (to go to show)-happening,” St. Louis Art Museum St. Louis, MO


Fall     2008       “Torment & Light,” Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery         St. Louis, MO


2008 - 2010       Arthouse’s Art On Tour program, New American Talent: 23rd     Texas, USA

                                Traveling Exhibition            


July     2008“    New American Talent - Group Exhibition,” Arthouse                Austin, TX


Spring  2008      “PROJECT ST. LOUIS:                                                                          St. Louis, MO

                                 Do Not Look in New York, Look Into BESKONISTe'”                   

                                                                                                 Des Lee Gallery,               


Spring 2008       “In Line of Horizon,”University City Public Gallery,                    St. Louis, MO

Fall     2007       “Light Drawings,” Bonsack Gallery,                                  St. Louis, MO

Fall     2006       “Light Drawings – site specific,” Schlafly Library,               St. Louis, MO

Spring 2006       “Press Heads on Press Beds,” Des Lee Gallery,               St. Louis, MO

Fall     2005       “PaperWork In, On and Paper” Foundry Art Center,           St. Charles, MO

Spring 2005       “Under Pressure,” Des Lee Gallery,                                  St. Louis, MO

2003 - 2004        Participant in the “League for the Innovation Exhibition,”     Dallas, TX

2002 - 2004        Brookhaven College Juried Art Student Exhibition,             Dallas, TX

2002 - 2004        Drawing and prints part of private collections,                    Dallas, TX





Arthouse, Austin, TX

New American Talent 23, ” curated by Nato Thompson, CREATIVE TIME, 2008


Contemporary Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

Studio visit by Nato Thompson, CREATIVE TIME, part of

The Emerson Visiting Critics and Curators program, 2007


Washington University, St. Louis, MO                               

Wuerpel Award in Printmaking 2004

Kenneth E. Hudson Scholar in Art 2004/05


Brookhaven College School of Art, Dallas, TX

President Purchase Award – permanent collection.


Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, TX, 2002-2003

Cecil Wallace Fordham Memorial Award in Visual Arts - The Artist of the Year –


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