Curriculum Vitae

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Born in Austin, Texas
Lives and works in the Washington, DC metro area

Education
MFA in Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
College Teaching of Art Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
MBA and MA in Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
BA in Journalism, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Studio Art Foundations, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Solo Exhibitions
2018 | I Love To Hate You, IA&A at Hillyer, Washington, DC
2017-18 | Ironed Out, Bowie State University Galleries, Bowie, MD
2017 | Targets and Trophies, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 | Left Space, 1100 Wicomico Street, Baltimore, MD
WERQ, NOGO Arts / Cluster Gallery at Playground Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
Catalyst, Catalyst Contemporary, Baltimore, MD | Curated by Liz Faust and Brian Miller
Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC
2018 | STIFF, Cade Center Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD | Curated by René Treviño
Faculty Biennial, Julio Fine Arts Gallery at Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2017 | Academy 2017, Connersmith, Washington, DC | Curated by Dr. Jamie Smith
Camp Artscape: Parents’ Day, Towson University Center for the Arts, Towson, MD
Embedded Sources, Full Circle Gallery, Baltimore, MD | Curated by Brian Miller
Macho - The Mask of Masculinity, DC Arts Center, Washington, DC | Curated by Rebecca Cross and Sarah Burford
Fused Fragments: The Art of Collage, Willow Street Gallery, Washington, DC
2016 | WPA Auction, Washington, DC | Curated by Kimberly Gladfelter Graham
2015 | The Gaps Between Us, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY | Curated by Eric Hibit
Hothouse: ImPRINT, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
2014 | Colorscapes Exhibition, Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD
Art-Craft-Art Exhibition, Strathmore Hall Foundation, Bethesda, MD
2013 | August Exhibition Artist, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
Member Exhibition, DC Arts Studios, Washington, DC
2012 | The People's Gallery Exhibit, City of Austin, Austin, TX
2010-11 | East Austin Studio Tour, Austin, TX
2006 | National Spring-Summer Exhibition Artist, American Juried Art Salon
2005 | National Juried Exhibit, Plano Art Association, Plano, TX | Curated by Charles DeBus, Noah Simblist, and Jennifer Spencer
25 Artists : 1 Night, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX
2004 | New Directions, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY | Curated by Tina Kukielski
40 Works, Studio Exhibit with Artist Ruben Dario Cruz, Austin, TX
2001 | Group Exhibition, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX

Grants, Awards & Residencies
2014-17 | MFAST Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2016 | Vermont Studio Center, Artist-in-Residence, Johnson, VT
2016 | ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, Los Angeles, CA
2015 | The Trawick Prize, Semi-Finalist, Bethesda, MD

Teaching
2016-19 | Adjunct Professor of Art, Bowie State University, Bowie, MD | Courses: Art History Survey, Drawing, 2D Design, 3D Design
2017-18 | Affiliate Professor, Studio Arts, Loyola Maryland University, Baltimore, MD | Course: 2D Design
2014-16 | Graduate Teaching Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD | Courses: Painting I, Sophomore Painting, Color Abstraction, Professional Development

Selected Curatorial Projects
2018 | Portrait Exhibition at the Matthew Shepard Foundation Gala, Denver, CO
2016 | Cadence, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
2015 | New Light, Willow Street Gallery at DC Arts Studios, Washington, DC
2014 | National Small Works, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC
Excellence in Printmaking, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC
South African Voices, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC

Publications
2019 | WERQ: We’ve Been Doing This Our Whole Lives, NOGO Arts / Cluster Gallery photos
New Baltimore Gallery Catalyst Contemporary Offers Collectible Works By Artists From Baltimore and Beyond, BmoreArt
2018 | Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 42
Damon Arhos Channels Andy Warhol and Other Pop Art Greats at IA&A at Hillyer, Washington City Paper
Gallery: Damon Arhos' "I Love To Hate You", Metro Weekly
I Love To Hate You: Damon Arhos, IA&A at Hillyer Interview
2017 | Academy 2017, Connersmith exhibition overview
Targets and Trophies, MatthewsPlace.com
Get Out: The List (August), Baltimore Style Magazine
Macho - The Mask of Masculinity, Cross MacKenzie Gallery exhibition overview
2016 | WPA Auction Gala Artist Profile, Washington Project for the Arts
2015 | The Gaps Between Us, Ortega y Gasset Projects
Windows, Bourgeon
Hothouse: ImPRINT, Washington Project for the Arts
2014 | South African Voices, DCimPRINT
2012 | The People's GalleryCity of Austin Cultural Arts Division
2010 | East Austin Studio Tour Catalog (p.77), Big Medium

Affiliations & Artist Presentations
2019 | Post-Studio Artist at STABLE, Washington, DC
2018 | Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2017 | MFA Thesis Presentation, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Panelist, Macho - The Mask of Masculinity, DC Arts Center, Washington, DC
2013-17 | Studio Artist at DC Arts Studios, Washington, DC
2013-14 | Gallery Director at Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC
2012 | Gallery Preparator at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
2010-12 | Studio Artist at Pump Project Art Complex, Austin, TX
2009-12 | Art City Austin Co-Chair & Volunteer, Austin, TX
2003-07 | Board Member at The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin, TX

Memberships
College Art Association
International Sculpture Center
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
The Chinati Foundation
Washington Project for the Arts