MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) with Honors: Two-Dimensional Studies, Painting & Drawing Radford University
BFA (Bachelor's of Fine Arts) :Two-Dimensional Studies Bowling Green State University
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society member since 2016
Instructor of Records 2017-2020
Graduate Fellowship Scholarship 2017-2020
CRBruce Galleries, Gallery Representation since 2017
2019 Sylvania Artist of the Year Award, Sylvania OH
2019 Gallery Exhibition, Miller off Main Gallery, Blacksburg VA
2019 Group Exhibition Floyd Center of the Arts, Floyd, VA
2019 Watercolor Show, Group Exhibition, Porterfield Gallery, Radford VA
2018- Academy Center of the Arts National Juried Show. 'Audible' and 'Acoustic Energy'
2018- Radford University Juried Show, Award of Distinction (2nd place) 'Course of Nature'
2018- Watercolor Show, 'Audible'
Porterfield Gallery, Radford University'
2018- Group Exhibition, GASA show Porterfield Gallery, Radford University
2018- Solo Exhibition, Radford Museum Satellite Gallery
2017- Drawing Show. "Genesis, the Sound was Love"
Porterfield Gallery, Radford University.
2012- Recognition of Excellence for Contribution to the city of Toledo. Mural: Jackson and 14th, Toledo OH. Great Blue Heron
Awarded by: Marchy Kaptur, Congresswoman & Michael Bell, Mayor of Toledo.
2011- Art Showing and long-term display. Various paintings and chalk drawings. Flying Joe Café, Perrysburg OH.
2010- 5th Congressional Arts Competition. Bowling Green, OH:
Transforming Elegance (part 3)- ceramics
Smoke-fired Calla Lilly Vase- ceramics
Lilly Vessel- ceramics
2010- Showing and long-term display. Chandler Café, Sylvania OH.
Willow Winding Paths- chalk.
2008- Arts Xtravaganza Show. Bowling Green, OH.
2006- Sylvania Northview, Sylvania OH.
Academic Booster Collection Grant Winner
With a Little Help from my Friends- acrylic.
2006- Governers Show. Toledo Art Museum, Toledo OH.
Folded Pots (3 of 3)- ceramics
Harper's Peacock- mixed media
2005- Focus Show, University of Toledo.Toledo, OH.
Naked Allstars- conté crayon
2005- Winner of Sylvania Artists Grant.
Awakening Spring- drawing.
Awarded by: The Sylvania Community Arts Commission.
2019 Commisioned Muralist, Little Flower Catholic Church and School, Toledo OH
2019 Web & Logo Designer for Pinnacle Pilgrimages
2018 Web Designer for RuthEsther Retreats (ruthestherretreats.com)
2017 Work displayed in Radford University Museum
2016 Painting Exhibition, Porterfield Hall, Radford University
2015 Mural Downtown Toledo, Warehouse District. "Herons Home" -commission, independent project
2015 Logo and Web site creator for Pinnacle Pilgrimages (pinnaclepilgrimages.com)
2015 Personal Web Design project- sammidougherty.org
2015 Various personal commissions for home décor
2014 Tshirt and logo designer for Florida deep sea fishing tournament
2014 Multiple small scale murals throughout Toledo, commissioned, independent
2014 Display work and script mural for Little Flower Parish, Toledo OH.
2014 Woodlawn Toledo, Nature walk performing artist. En plein aire piece created with the accompaniment of harpist. 40 minute work and
entertainment piece sold in auction following event.
2014 Home commissioned works for personal décor.
2014 Staging residences and venues for resale or event purposes.
2014 Painted and customized signage for Fitkins GreenHouse. Plant display and merchandising. Ottawa Lake, MI.
2013 Collaberative contributor involved in planning meetings for the First Annual Main & Maple Arts Show, with the Sylvania Arts
Commission. Sylvania, OH.
2013 Taught meditative art classes within the Victory Center, Toledo- a cancer reachout foundation. Class focused on water, color, and vibrations.
2013 Painted and customized all signage for Bostdorff Greenhouse. Floral arrangement & display work. Landscape archetecture. Bowling Green, OH.
2013 Personal interior design consultant for various residences in and around Lucas County.
2012 Mural downtown Toledo, "Great Blue Heron", independent project
2012 Menu design for Flying Joe Café- Perrysburg, OH.
2011 Art Classes. Taught classes to adult participants in a meditative and regenerative retreat with: RuthEsther Retreats and Sanctuary Gardens. Class consisted of the idea of expressive painting and color connection. Toledo, OH.
2011 Artist for Meditation Gardens (with RuthEsther Retreats and Sanctuary Gardens) Main Street, Sylvania OH.
2011 Teachers Assistant for Mural course taught by BGSU's Gordon Ricketts, with muralist Mario Terrero. South Toledo Underpass.
2011 Café trompe l'oeil embellishments for Chandler Café, Sylvania OH.
2010 Historical restoration Mural, team member, collaboration restoration
2010 Logo design team contributor for Pinnacle Pilgrimages. Travel company based in Ohio.
2009 Caricature Artist. City Festival, Sylvania OH.
2009 Black Swamp Arts festival, Children's Art Tent. Bowling Green, OH.
2008 Glendale Feilbach art teacher. Taught art lessons to children with mild to severe disabilities. Ages 3-9. Toledo, OH.
2007 Jewelry Commission. Produced 200+ rosaries for a Confirmation class St. Joseph's, Maumee OH.
2003-2006 Volunteered with the Ability Center of Greater Toledo. Teaching art and assisting on projects and murals, to children and adults ranging in levels of mental and physical abilities- within the ILIVE program, a program founded on the basis that a variety of abilities can still be paired with proud and independent living. Toledo, OH.
"Herons Home' Warehouse District, Downtown Toledo.
Large scale, independent. commission.
Script Mural for Little Flower Catholic Church and School
"Great Blue Heron"
Jackson and14th, Toledo OH
Recognition of Excellence for contribution to the city of Toledo. Awarded by Congresswoman, Marcy Kaptur and Michael P. Bell, mayor of Toledo.
Chandler Café, Main Street, Sylvania OH.
Trompe L'oeil cafe embellishments.
Broadway Street underpass. Toledo, OH.
Teachers Assistant to Gordon Ricketts, Bowling Green State University Lecturer in a group mural course guided by Mario Terrero. Took part in the completion of 2- large scale team murals.
Main Street, Bowling Green OH (facing Sam B's restaurant)
Historical Restoration Mural, Led by Gordon Ricketts, BGSU Professor.
Main Street, Sylvania OH.
Meditation Murals within 'Sanctuary Gardens' designed by RuthEsther Retreats.
Community Christian Church mural.
Sylvania Northview Highschool, Sylvania OH.
Coordinated and Participated in Senior Class Mural Project.
Erie Street Market, Toledo OH.
Aided and guided in the completion of 10+ murals throughout the Toledo area with the ILIVE program, part of an independent living movemet to empower disabled adults in the world they live in.