Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2004

MBA with Honors, University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame, IN

1997

MFA, Painting, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

1993

BA, Studio Art, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

1993

Non-Degree, University of London, Birkbeck College (Study Abroad Program), London, UK

1999–2000

MD Candidate, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

EXPERIENCE

2014–

Concurrent Professional Specialist, Drawing and Painting, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2012–2014

Illustrator, Tiny Owls Publishing, LLC, South Bend, IN

2011–12

Adjunct Professor, Studio Art, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

2010–11

Chair, Department of Fine Arts, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

2011

Faculty Senate (now College Senate), Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

2010–11

Academic Council, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

2009–10

Director, Visual Arts Program, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

2006–09

Adjunct Professor, Studio Art, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN

1994–97

Graduate Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA (Teaching Assistant for Drawing [Instructor of Record] and Design [Instructor of Record])

1995–97

Gallery Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

1996

Children’s Art Instructor, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

1993–95

Freelance Artist and Designer

1992–93

Teaching Assistant, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA (Drawing, Art History)

SELECTED AWARDS/HONORS/FELLOWSHIPS

2004

Dean's Distinguised Service Award, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2002–04

Full Fellow, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

1996

Award of Excellence, Purchase Award, 23rd Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

1996

First Place, Ruston Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, Ruston, LA

1995

Best of Show, Ruston Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, Ruston, LA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015

Indigenous Landscapes, W.F. Wellman Exhibit Hall/White Ripple Gallery, Hammond, IN

2014

Abstraction 2014, Exhibitions Without Walls, Online

2012

18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Krempp Gallery, Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, IN

2009

2nd Annual Jazzed About Art, Trio's Restaurant and Jazz Club, South Bend, IN

2008

Representative Work, Purely Modern, South Bend, IN

2002

Distinguished Alumni Exhibition, Louisiana College Art Gallery, Pineville, LA

1999

A Landscape of Louisiana Artists, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA

1997*

Mark Welch: Recent Paintings and Drawings, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA

1997*

Solo Exhibition, Louisiana Tech Art Gallery, Ruston, LA

1996

9th Annual Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, Ruston Peach Festival, Ruston, LA

1996

Connections, Louisiana College Art Gallery, Pineville, LA

1996

23rd Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

1996

Connections, Levee Gallery, Monroe, LA

1995

8th Annual Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, Ruston Peach Festival, Ruston, LA

1993*

Solo Exhibition, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

ARTIST RESIDENCIES/LECTURES

2009

Gallery Talk, Purely Modern, South Bend, IN

1996

Artist in Residence, North Louisiana Arts Council/Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

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2010 - present

2010 - present

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Magoo’s Restaurant, Alexandria, LA

The Courtyard Health and Racquet Club, Alexandria and Pineville, LA

COURSE/PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

Oil, Encaustic, Acrylic Painting • Digital Illustration and Painting (Mobile Device and Web Asset Generation) • Drawing • Foundations • Design • Ideation • Art History • Gallery Management • Administration

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS / SERVICE

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY

South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

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