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Work experience

Feb 2015Present

Art Feeds Joplin

Co-Director of Programs

Recruit, train, and retain volunteers in Art Feeds programs

Work with local schools to plan semester-long art programs

Develop workshops for local organizations

Manage supplies necessary for programming

Sep 2012May 2015

The Neighborhood Life House

Creative Kids Director

Designed lessons focusing on creative problem solving and collaboration

Organized volunteers

Managed classroom on a weekly basis

Managed supplies and program needs

Collaborated with visiting artists and guest speakers.

Feb 2013Jul 2013

Lead Artist

MSSU Community Mural

Negotiated funding with Student Senate and school administration

Organized forums for student body and community member involvement

Planned community painting days

Managed publicity

Composed mural design

May 2012Aug 2012

Webb City Farmer's Market Mural

Interning Artist

Collected public opinions on mural project

Aided in mural design

Aided in supply management

Aided in community involvement




Missouri Southern State University

Studio Art,  emphasis in painting

Volunteer Experience

2009                                             English tutoring, Taipei Taiwan

2010-2013                                   CHCC College Age Volunteer Leadership, creative service director

2011                                              CHCC Spring Break Trip, alternative youth programs, Globe AZ

2012                                              CHCC  Fall Break Intercultural Service Trip, Arlington TX

2013-2014                                    MSSU English Partner Program

1998-2015                                   Stained Glass Theater, set design and acting

2014-2015                                   Crisis Pregnancy Center, volunteer artist


"Myriad Murals: Eight Public Art Projects in the Works Around Joplin", Scott Meeker, Joplin Globe July 5, 2013

"Summer Color: Art Feeds Jefferson Mural", Brooke LeMasters, 2013

"Spiva Center for the Arts" Missouri Arts Council Annual Publication, 2014

"Public Art Works", Crossroads Annual Publication, 2014