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education


Bachelor of Fine Art, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
Sculpture & Graphic Design

Associates Degree, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA
Visual Arts: Photography


grants / awards


2010

Best in Show, Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
Mar – Apr 2010
Sykes Gallery, Breidenstine Hall, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
Juried by Dan Talley, Director, Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University


artist residencies


Emerging Artist in Residence, Millersville University
Millersville, PA
Aug 2010 – May 2011

In exchange for twenty hours per week of volunteer service, the University Art Department offers emerging artists the means to create and exhibit a body of work as they make the transition to a professional career in the arts


Artist in Residence, Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, PA
Aug 1999 – May 2006

The Art Department at Harrisburg Area Community College offers a variety of studies in contemporary visual arts, and serves as a foundation for students who plan to transfer to professional art schools. Training is provided in both the aesthetic and technical principles of photography for artistic and commercial application.


Volunteer & Contributing Artist, Moviate
Harrisburg, PA
July 1998 – Aug 2006

A non-profit co-op created to promote the visual and performing arts in central PA, Moviate works primarily to expose the public to independent and/or under-promoted films, musicians, and visual artists via live performances, gallery exhibitions, film screenings, and its annual film festival during the Harrisburg ArtsFest.


independent / solo exhibitions


2010

Spoils: BFA Senior Exhibition
Swift Gallery, Breidenstine Hall, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
Apr – May 2010

2004

New Orleans, Revisited
The Mantis Collective, Harrisburg, PA
May 2004

1999

Desecration, Volume I & II
SIN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Sept 1999


juried / group exhibitions


2011

Food For Thought
Thomas Mann Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Oct – Nov 2011

Emerging Artists in Residence Exhibition
Sykes Gallery, Department of Art & Design, Millersville University
Millersville, PA
Mar – Apr 2011

2010

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
Sykes Gallery, Breidenstine Hall, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
Juried by Dan Talley, Director, Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University
Mar – Apr 2010
Awarded Best in Show

2008

Hope, Creativity & Healing: Reconstructing Your Life after Sexual Assault
Annual exhibition celebrating sexual assault awareness month
The YWCA of Lancaster
Apr 2008

2004

Emerging Artists Merging: Works by Photographers
Art For The People, Lemoyne, PA

2002 / 03

DOSHI Gallery Juried Membership Exhibition
The DOSHI Gallery of The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Juried by Rob Evans
Dec 2002 – Jan 2003

2002

DOSHI Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition
Morrison Gallery of Penn State University, Middletown, PA
Juried by the DOSHI Gallery of The Susquehanna Art Museum
Sept – Oct 2002

Badass Art: Gallery Walk 2002
Art For The People, Lemoyne, PA
Sept 2002

2001

Periphery: Part 2 of a 2 part collaboration of photographic works
The DOSHI Gallery of The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Feb – Mar 2001

2000

Periphery: Part 1 of a 2 part collaboration of photographic works
The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA
Oct – Dec 2000

DOSHI Gallery Juried Membership Exhibition
The DOSHI Gallery of The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Juried by Kristy Krivitsky
Sept 2000

Curious Indicators of Reality: A Group Photographic Exhibit
Open Stage of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA
Curated by Stephen Eastham
Apr – May 2000

1999

DOSHI Gallery Juried Membership Exhibition
The DOSHI Gallery of The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Juried by Robert Patierno.
Sept 1999


bibliography


2011

Jeremy Gill: Book of Hours
June 1, 2011

2008

Jeremy Gill: Chamber Music
November 1, 2008

2006

Andrew Gregor: Superhuman
July 15, 2006

2003

PHASE, Pennsylvania’s Venue for Authors and Artists
Vol. 3, No. 1, 2003

2002

Centurion
Fall 2003 Issue

2002

Unsung Hero
Feb, 2002 Issue

2001

City Beat
Jan-Feb, 2001Issue


professional experience


Art Handler Internship, The Phillips Museum of Art, F&M College
Lancaster, PA
Mar 2011 – Present

Gallery Assistant, Isadore Gallery
Lancaster, PA
Mar 2011 – Present

Sculpture Studio Assistant, Department of Art & Design,
Millersville University
Millersville, PA
Jan 2007 – Jan 2011

Gallery Assistant, Ganser, Sykes & Swift Galleries,
Millersville University
Millersville, PA
Jan 2007 – Jan 2011

Volunteer & Contract Art Handler, Susquehanna Art Museum
Harrisburg, PA
Feb 2002 – Sep 2005