MFA Printmaking 1991 University of Arizona

BFA  Drawing 1989 Brigham Young University

Secondary Teaching Certificate 1992 Utah State Office of Education


Art Instructor/Department Chair 1992-2017 Provo High School

Part time Faculty-Art Education Department 2009-2014 Brigham Young University

Adjunct Graduate Faculty-Art Education Department 2013 Westminster College

District Arts Specialist 2005-2015 Provo School District

Collegeboard Online Workshop presenter “Developing Student Voice…” 2010 The Collegeboard/Advanced Placement Program

Part time Faculty-Visual Arts Department 1994-2001, 2010 Brigham Young University

Artist in Residence 2010 Native American Summer Program/Utah Arts Council

Instructor 2005-2006, 2009 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

Part time Faculty 1998-1999 Utah Valley Community College

Part time Faculty 1998-1991 University of Arizona


Vice President (Pacific Region) elect 2016-2017 (2018-2019) National Art Education Association

Contributing Editor 2017-2018 School Arts

Appointed Panelist for the Learning in the Visual Arts 2010- 2014, 2017
National Endowment for the Arts

Director Artcetera,a student run gallery (Provo Towne Centre) 2017

Reviewer The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards 2016, 2017 The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

Publication Advisory board 2016-2018 Scholastic Press

Art:21 Educator Fellow 2011-present Art 21org

Board of Directors  2011-present Utah Art Festival

Board of Directors 2012-present Fulbright Alumni board-Utah

Secondary Division Director 2013-2015 (elect 2011-2013) National Art Education Association

National Art Honor Society Council Board 20132015 National Art Honor Society

Utah Art Core Standards Writing Team 2014-15 Utah State Office of Education

Appointed Panelist for the Learning in the Visual Arts 2010- 2014 National Endowment for the Arts

UVU Culinary Arts Board 2012-2015 Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah

Arts Education Integration Artist/Instructor 2013 Westminster, SLC

Student Learning Objective (SLO) Writing Team 2013-2014 Writing SLOs for NTSG art content area for Utah State Office of Education

Grants Panelist  2011-2012 Division of Arts and Museums-Utah Arts Council

Advance Placement Studio Art Reader 2007-2012 The College Board & ETS

Associate Examiner Visual Arts 2009-2011 International Baccalaureate

Instructor 2008, 2009 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

Mentor/Teacher 2006/2008 Teachers Institute of Contemporary Art/School of the Arts Institute of Chicago

Artist in Residence 2005-2007 Center for Change-Orem, Ut

Conference Instructor 1995 BYU’s Conferences & Workshops

Author/Instructor 1995 BYU Independent Study

Director 1990-1992 Central Arts Collective Gallery-Tucson Az


National Secondary Art Educator Award 2016 National Art Education Association

Governors Leadership in the Arts Award 2016 Governor’s Office & Utah Division of Art and Museums

Pacific Region Art Educator Award 2016 National Art Education Association

Art Educator of the Year 2016 Utah Art Education Association

Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education 2013 Awarded for excellence in Visual arts instruction

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Artist residency 2013 Artist residency in Ireland

PBS Innovators award 2013 Digital story telling and teaching Art

Juror’s award Utah ‘10: “Mixed Media and Works on Paper” 2010 Statewide Annual Competition, Utah Art Council, Rio Gallery, SLC UT

Appointed Panelist for the Learning in the Visual Arts 2010-2012 National Endowment for the Arts

The Power of Art Participant Award 2009 Rauschenberg Foundation & Lab School, Washington DC

Outstanding Educator the Year-Building On Excellence Award 2009 Provo Foundation-Provo School District

Outstanding Art Educator of the Year 2006 David O. McKay School of Education, Brigham Young University

The High School Art Teacher of the Year 2006 Utah Art Education Association

Teacher’s Institute of Contemporary Art Fellowship 2005 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Fulbright Memorial Scholar 2002 The Fulbright Memorial Fund

Art Fellowship & Residency ‘Summer Six’ 2001 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New  York

T.A.P Fellowship Award 1997 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation & National Art Education Association

Grumbacher Scholarship & Edward Dunn Scholarship  1990-1991 University of Arizona

Vera Hinckley Mayhew Award & Jeffery Demery Creative Award 1989 Brigham Young University


several presentations  20017 National Art Education Association Conference, NYC

Presenting Standards   2016 Evening For Educators Keynote-Woodbury Art Museum

Becoming an influencer   2016 Utah Valley University-Art course

several presentations  20016 National Art Education Association Conference, Chicago

Writing Statements with Purpose   2016 Evening For Educators workshop-Springville Museum of Art

Model Cornerstone Assessment Reviewer  2015 & 2016 National Coalition for Core Art Standards

Model Cornerstone Assessment High School Piloter  2016 National Coalition for Core Art Standards

Spaces & Places National Art Education Association Webinar October 2015

The Model Cornerstone Assessment Pilot Project National Forum, Art Education Partnership Sept 2015

Curriculum SLAM NAEA Convention March 2015

Secondary Visual Arts Standards-Virtual Conference National Art Education Association Jan 2015

New Visual Arts Standards-Virtual Conference National Art Education Association Fall 2014

Distance learning panel & Curriculum SLAM National Art Education Association Conference 2014

Teacher as Videographer Utah Art Education Association Conference 2014

The Book; Image, Text & Tales Kutztown University Art Education Conference 2013

In pursuit of Inquiry (Artists/Art educators) National Art Education Association Conference 2013

Visiting lecturer 2012 University of Cincinnati, DAAP

Collaboration and interdisciplinary classrooms National Art Education Association Conference 2012

Visiting lecturer 2012 Utah Valley University

Pedagogy and space:  Teaching Environments and Teacher Philosophies 2011 National Art Education Association Conference

Keynote speaker 2011 Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference

Pedagogy and space:  Teaching Environments and Teacher Philosophies 2011 National Art Education Association Conference

Maintaining student voice in AP Breadth 2011 National Art Education Association Conference

Working in the Studio, Living in the Classroom: Successful Artist/Teacher Practices 2010 -National Art Education Association Conference

AP Portfolio Concentrations that Work: A Moderated Panel Discussion 2010 National Art Education Association Conference

E portfolios 2010 Utah Art Education Association Conference

Artist Teacher Researcher 2010 Utah Art Education Association Conference

Expansive Visual Journaling (AP) 2010 Utah Art Education Association Conference

AP vs IB 2010 Utah Art Education Association Conference

Traveling Sketchbook Project 2009 National Art Education Association Conference

AP Visual Journaling, Altered, Modified and Blogged 2009 National Art Education Association Conference

Visual culture and teaching art today 2008 Utah Art Education Association Conference


UVU Grant  2016-2017 Utah Valley University (concurrent enrollment)

T.I.P. Grant 2014, 2009, 2015 & 2016 Utah Arts Council

Good Neighbor Classroom Grant 2009 State Farm Insurance

Art Project Funding 2008 Dick Blick

Educational Grant 2007 Provo School District Foundation

Teachers in Industry Grant  2007 Mountainland Regional Office

Educational Grant 2006 Provo School District Foundation

Teachers in Industry Grant  2005, 2009 Mountainland Regional Office

Art Auction, 1999 BYU Alumni Association for Habitat for Humanity

Art Web Creation Grant 1997-98 SurWeb Organization

Educator Incentive Grant 1996 Art Access/ Very Special Arts Utah

Project Grant-Teacher Network Project 1995-96 Us West/ Utah Link

Multi-Cultural Festival Grant 1993-95 Utah Arts Council

Arts Education Project Grant  1993-94 Utah Arts Council

Homeless Art Show Project Grant  1992 Funded by Arizona Arts Council (for the Central Arts Collective)

Organization Development Level 1 Grant 1992 Arizona Arts Council


93rd Annual Spring Salon  2017 Springville Museum of Art

Shaping the Arts 2017 Utah State University, Logan, UT

Plate Exhibit 2017 Art Access Gallery, SLC

Shaping the Arts 2016 Woodbury Museum, Orem, UT

Mixed Media & works on Paper 2016-2017 Rio Grand Museum -Utah Division of Art & Museum

Shaping the Arts 2016 Woodbury Museum, Orem, UT

Juried Exhibition of Member Work 2016 NAEA Gallery – Alexandria, VA

Spiritual & Relgious Art 2016 Springville Musuem of Art, Springville, UT

Spring Salon  2016 Springville Musuem of Art

Shaping the Arts 2015-17 Utah Art Council Traveling Exhibitions

Every Polished Grace 2015 Harris Fine Art Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Faculty show 2014 Harris Fine Art Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Plate Exhibit 2014 Art Access Gallery, SLC

Group Show 2014 A Gallery, SLC 2014

Mask exhibit 2014 Utah Art Festival Gallery

Group Art show 2014 Covey Center for the Arts 2014

UVU Art Faculty Exhibit 2013 Woodbury Museum of Art 2013-2014

Three person show 2013 Art Space @Utah Art Festival, SLC, UT

UVU Faculty Show 2013 Woodbury Art Museum, Orem UT

Fall Faculty exhibit 2013 Harris Fine Art Center, BYU

Patterns of Abstraction 2013 Harris Fine Art Center, BYU

A + I = inspiration squared  2012 Chase Fine Arts Center, USU, Logan, UT

Meet the Artist Group Show 2011 A Gallery, SLC, UT

4th Annual Utah Valley Educators Show 2011 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Utah ‘10: “Mixed Media and Works on Paper”  2010 Statewide Annual Competition, Utah Art Council, Rio Gallery, SLC UT

Fall Group exhibition 2010 A Gallery, SLC, UT

Annual Faculty Exhibit 2008-2010 Brigham Young University. B. F. Larsen Gallery, Provo, UT

Gallery Stroll Group Show 2010 A Gallery, SLC, UT

Annual Exhibit 2009 “A” Gallery, SLC, UT

Group Exhibit 2008, 2009 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT,

Biannual Painting Exhibit 2008 Utah Art Council, SLC, UT

Holiday Group Show 2002-2010 “A” Gallery, SLC

Spring Salon Exhibit 2007 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

21st Annual Religious & Spiritual Exhibition 2006 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Cabaret Velour 2006 Featured performance artist, Provo, UT

Non-linear 2006 Gallery One Ten, Provo, UT,

82nd Spring Salon Exhibit 2006 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Spring Show 2005-2010 The “A” Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Hand Pulled Print Exhibit 2006 Cowan Gallery, Springville, Utah

Presidents’ Exhibit Utah Museum of Art & History, 2006

The Book as Art  2005 Scalan gallery, Austin, TX

TICA Exhibition, 2005 Nebraska

Juried Art Educator’s Exhibit  2004, 2005 Harris Fine Art Center, Brigham Young University,

Works on Paper Exhibit 2004 Utah Art Council, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

The Regional 2002 St. George Art Museum Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition, UT

The Figure/Group show  2002 The “A” Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Rocky Mountain Biannual  2002 Museum Of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

Sixty Square Inches (national print exhibition) 2001 University of Nebraska

Works on Paper & Mix Media 2001 Utah Arts council, Bountiful Museum of Art, UT

Summer Six Fellows Show 2001 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Art Show/Auction 1999 BYU Alumni Assoc., Provo, Utah

Utah Works On Paper 1998 Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, Utah

Installation/Guest Artist  1998 Utah Arts Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah

Spiritual Art of Utah   1998 Springville Museum of Art, UT

Unportrait, Galeria Mesa  1996 Mesa, Arizona (Juror David S. Ruben)

Drawn West/Drawing Biennial Exhibition 1993 Museum of Art, Logan, Utah

Group Exhibit 1994 Tippets Gallery, Utah State University, UT

April Salon Exhibits 1992-94 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Art Detour  1992 Eleven East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Humana: Three Man show 1992 Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ

One Man show: Selected works 1992 The Phantom Gallery, Tucson AZ

Humans Off The Street Central Arts Collective 1991 Tucson, AZ

LaGrange National XVI 1991 Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, GA

Art Show & Auction 1991 Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

Invitational Exhibit & Auction 1991 Mars Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Desert Storm Group Show 1991 Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ

Birth-Being-Hidden 1990 a three person show: 830 Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Divine Line 1990 Arizona Commission of the Arts Traveling Exhibition, AZ

April Salon Exhibits  1989-91 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Divine Line Juried Exhibit 1989 Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ

National April Juried Exhibit 1986 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Student Exhibition 1982 The Interlochen Academy for the Arts


Certified Change Leader 2013 Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Art 21 Educator 2013 Art 21 organization

International Baccalaureate Certification 2005-2011 International Baccalaureate Organization

Teaching Certificate 1992-2014 Utah Office Of Education

Commercial Art Certificate ATE  1993-2014 Utah Office of Education

Arts Administration Advisory Board  2014-15 Southern Utah University

International Baccalaureate Visual Art Program Review  2016 International Baccalaureate

Teacher Institute  2016 National Gallery of Art’s Teacher Institute

District Arts Coordinator  2006-2016 Provo School District

State Wide Art Partnership Committee Member 2007-2017 State Wide Art Partnership.P.O.P.S.

Photography Certificate ATE  1993-2010 Utah Office of Education

CITES Associate  1997-99, 2010 Center for Improvement of Teacher Education & Schooling , BYU

PEA Negotiation Team  2006-2007 Provo School District

Professional Development Committee  2006-2007 Provo School District

The Coordinating Committee for Elementary Arts Initiative 2006-11 BYU arts Partnership/Teachers Institute CITES

Advisory Board Gallery One Ten 2006-08 Gallery OneTen, Provo, Ut 84601

Spanish Fork Arts Council 2006-07 Spanish Fork, Ut

Literacy & Numeracy District Trainer  2002-2006 Provo School District

Utah Education Association Membership Committee  2000-2001 Bonneville Uniserv

District Art Specialist  1995-1999 Provo School District

District Curriculum Development Team  1993-1998 Provo School District

Wilhem Literacy Trainer  2002-2005 Center for Improvement of Teacher Education & Schooling , BYU

Literacy & Numeracy Instructor  1996-1998 Provo School District

District Curriculum Development Team Member 1993-1998 Provo School District

Jeff Wilhem Literacy Training 2003 Park City, UT

UACTE Annual 1999-2006 Utah Valley Community College/St. George, UT

National Scholastic Press Association 2005 Columbia University, NY

Jeff Wilhem Literacy Training 2003 Park City, UT

Teacher Mentor/Demonstration classroom 2006-2008 Provo School District


Design A Visual Campaign 2016

Scholastic Art October.November  vol. 47 No. 2

Train Tribe: A True Story of Art in Motion 2015

Painted Monkey, California Art Education Association  publication

Article NAEA News February 2015 Vol. 57, No. 1, National Art Education Association

Pick up sticks -Teacher artist practices 2014

Teaching Artist Journal

American Nobodies season five Spring 2015

433 Pictures-Berkley, CA

Article NAEA News December 2014

Vol. 56, No. 5, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News October 2014

Vol. 56, No. 4, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News September 2014

Vol. 56, No. 3, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News April 2014

Vol. 56, No. 2, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News February 2014

Vol. 56, No. 1, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News April 2014

Vol. 56, No. 2, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News December 2013

Vol. 55, No. 5, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News October 2013

Vol. 55, No. 4, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News September 2013

Vol. 55, No. 3, National Art Education Association

Article NAEA News April 2013

Vol. 55, No. 2, National Art Education Association

TASK!  2012

School Arts, Davis Publishing