b. 1987, Naples, Florida

 

Education

2011: Masters of Fine Arts, cum laude, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Concentration: Painting                

2009: Bachelors of Arts, cum laude, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Major: Art, Minor: Spanish  

 

Curatorial Experience

2017: "No Net Ensnares Me," Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

"Argentum: Contemporary Silverpoint," Marbury NYC, New York, NY

 

Select Collections

Mosaic House Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

Siena Art Institute Library, Siena, Italy

The Georgiou Family, Perth, Australia

Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

 

Awards & Residencies

2017: Gwynne Lennon Prize for Drawing, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

Art of the Portrait Conference Tuition Scholarship, the Portrait Society of America

2016: Juror's Choice Award, FLASH EKPHRASTIC! National Poetry Competition, awarded by juror Edwina Trentham

Rosemary & Co. Brushes Award, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2015: Artist in Residence, the Florence School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy 

Finalist, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund/Money for Women Grant, Bearsville, NY

2014: Juror's Choice Award, The Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists, awarded by juror Fred Wessel

Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition: "Works on Paper," awarded by juror Noah Buchanan

Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition: “Who We Aren’t,” awarded by juror Patrick Earl Hammie

2012: Philip Isenberg Memorial Award for Drawing, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2010-2011: Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2008-2009: Full Scholarship & Dean’s List, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2005-2008: Full Tuition Scholarship & Dean’s List, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

Teaching & Lecture Experience

2018: Figure Drawing & Portraiture, the Studios of Key West, Key West, FL

2017: Silverpoint Two-Day Workshop (Art Historical Focus), Marbury NYC, New York, NY

2016: Silverpoint Demonstration, Chiaroscuro Studio of Art, Miami, FL 

Silverpoint Three-Day Workshop (the Penny Redmon Fund), Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

Silverpoint Demonstration for Dan Thompson's Life Drawing Class, the Art Students League, New York, NY 

Silverpoint Four-Day Workshop, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI

"The Pen + Brush In Conversation," author panel with Kate Angus & Lisbeth Redfield, the Pen + Brush, New York, NY

Silverpoint Demonstration, "From the Ground Up: A Silverpoint Demo," the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2015: Silverpoint Demonstration, the Florence School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy (in conjunction with artist residency)

January 2015-Present: Substitute Drawing Instructor, the Art Students League, New York, NY

2009: Instructor, “Principles of Drawing,” Northwestern University MiniCourses, Evanston, IL

 

Bibliography

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2017: "Artist's Work Exemplifies Hero's Journey." Signal Tribune. SignalTribuneNewspaper.com. September 22, 2017. Web.

"Glinting in the Light." Fine Art Connoisseur May/June 2017: 87. Print.

“A Rare Medium.” American Art Collector May 2017: 36. Print.

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Myaing, Tun. "Secrets of Creating an Everlasting Ground." YouTube Instructional Video. Myaing Projects. November 1, 2017. Web.

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Webster, Andrew. "Pointing to Argentum." Fine Art Today. FineArtConnoisseur.com. April 27, 2017. Web.

2016: DaLuz, Steven. "100 Great Drawings of 2016." PoetsArtists December 2016 (Issue #78): 94. Print & Digital.

Paglia, Michael. "Reading Between the Lines of RedLine's Drawing Never Dies." Westword Arts & Culture. Westword.com. July 26, 2016. Web.

"Redding to Host Workshop at Center for the Arts." The Rockport Pilot September 24, 2016: 1A + 3A. Print.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. "RedLine's Drawing Never Dies Exhibit Keeps an Open Mind." The Denver Post: Arts. DenverPost.com. July 29, 2016. Web.

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Vasselle, Laura. The 2014 Winners' Catalogue. Simsbury (CT): McWilliams Francisco Press, 2014. Print.

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McKinless, Ashley. “Women in the Life of the Church: Contemporary Catholic Artwork.” America: the National Catholic Review. America Press Inc. October 18, 2013. Web.

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