Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 28, 1983
Education: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2003-2005.
Atelier Studio Program, Minneapolis, MN, 2005-2007.
The Florence Academy of Art, Sweden and Florence 2007-2009.
The Nerdrum School, France and Norway. 2012
Awards: 2nd Place Salon International, Green House Gallery, 2011
Honorable mentioned emerging artist in South West Art Magazine,2010.
Top one hundred finalist in the Art Renewal Centers International Salon 2009/10.
Merit award for best still life in the Salon International, Green House Gallery 2010.
Honorable mention at the City Wide Art VII in Florence, Italy 2008.