EDUCATION

2008             Masters of Fine Arts, Painting- New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2005             Bachelors of Art, Art Studio- University of California Davis, Davis, CA

2004             Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, Brittany, France

2001              The Art Center, Pasadena, CA

2000             California Art Institute, Thousand Oaks, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

California State University Long Beach- Lecturer Foundations 2016-Present

Moorpark College- Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts 2015-Present  

Long Beach City College- Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts 2014-Present

Northern Virginia Community College- Professor of Fine Arts 2012-2014  

The Art Institute of Washington Dulles- Full Time Professor of Art Foundations 2012-2014

The Art Institute of Washington Dulles- Professor of Art Foundations 2010-2012

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017      A Night In, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA

2016      Radiance, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA

2015      Merienda, Crema Restaurant, New York, NY

2014      Interludes, New Century Artists Gallery, New York, NY

2012      Burn the Corset. Watch the Flame. Gallery One, ArtSquare, Leesburg, VA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Take Home a Nude Juried Exhibition, Sotheby's Auction House, New York, NY

Palette to Palate, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA

Fluidity Group Exhibition, Gallery43, Roswell, GA

2016

Grand Opening Group Exhibition, Gallery43, Roswell, GA

Take Home a Nude. Juried Exhibition, Sotheby's Auction House, New York, NY

Group Exhibition, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair with Skidmore Contemporary Art, Palm Springs, CA

2015   

A Subjective Truth.  Curated Exhibition, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

Crazy Years.  Curated Exhibition, Emory Gallery, New York, NY

Take Home a Nude. Juried Exhibition, Sotheby's Auction House, New York, NY

Out with the Old.  In with the Few. Curated Exhibition, Gallery RIVVA, New York, NY

A Work in Progress. Group Exhibition, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA

ArtMarket San Francisco with Skidmore Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA             

2014

Take Home a Nude, Juried Exhibition, Sotheby’s New York, New York, NY

2013                  

Take Home a Nude, Juried Exhibition, Sotheby’s New York, New York, NY

Single Fare 3, Group Exhibition, RH Gallery, New York, NY

Between The Lines, Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2012                

Masquerade, Juried Group Exhibition, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Salon International Exhibition, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

March For Art, Group Exhibition, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Southern Graphics International Conference, New Orleans, LA

2011          

Take Home A Nude, Juried Exhibition, Sotheby’s New York, New York, NY

Summer Exhibition New York Academy of Art, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

  • Jurors: Julie Heffernan, Carter Foster, Matthew Flowers,

Single Fare Please Swipe Again, Sloan Gallery, New York, NY

Art Inter/National Juried Exhibition, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2010                   

NEVERTHINKsmalLRedux, Climate Gallery, Long Island City, NY

NYAA Juried Exhibition at 7 West, New York, NY               

 2009                  

Never Think SMALL, Climate Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Summer Exhibition Juried Show, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  • Jurors: Eric Fischl, Anne Strauss, Matthew Flowers

 2008          

TOAST Art Walk, Tribeca Open Studio Tour, New York, NY

XXL William Beckman Master Class Life-Sized Figure Drawing Show, New York, NY

Cherchez Les Femmes Juried Exhibition, New York, NY

REPRESENTATION

Skidmore Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Paul Calendrillo, New York

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2014    Westminster Dog Show Association Poster Design Finalist, New York, NY

2013    Westminster Dog Show Association Poster Design Finalist, New York, NY

2012    “Juror’s Choice Award,” Masquerade Exhibition, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            “Jurors Choice Award” March For Art, Target Gallery Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

2011     Art Institute of Washington Northern Virginia “2011 Faculty of the Year Award”

2010    Art Institute of Washington Northern Virginia “2010 Faculty of the Year Award”        

            Featured Artist Award, NEVERTHINKsmallRedux, Climate Gallery, New York, NY

2009    Artist in Residence, Eden Rock, St. Barths, French West Indies

SELECTED PRESS

American Art Collector Magazine “Strength and Beauty." Radiance Solo Exhibition Preview. May 2016

Ventura County Reporter “Subjective Truths at the Carnegie” October 1, 2015

Art Ltd. “Subjective Truths at the Carnegie Art Museum.” November 2015

ArtLog “BUY. That Girl, Those Shoes, and That Dress. Courtney Murphy.” January 2013

Obvious “Burn the Corset.  Watch the Flame.” April 18, 2012

Bijou and Boheme “Art Discovery-Saatchi Online.” October 26, 2011

Hyperallergic “The Summer Exhibition David Lynch Wishes He Curated.”July 29, 2011