EDUCATION
2019-21 BFA in Illustration- Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD)
2017-19 AAS in Illustration/Studio Art Transfer Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC)
2015-16 Dual Enrollment Program at KVCC  through HS

AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS 

2020- Kvcc Alumni Solo Facebook & Instagram Show 
2020- Joint Exhibition Kalamazoo Nature Center with Beth Purdy and Molly Burgess
2020- West Michigan Area Show - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Juried Exhibition Entry
2019- GRAM Student works inspired by David Wiesner- Grand Rapids
2019- Joint Tarot Card Show Dog Story Theater- Grand Rapids
2019- WSU Annual Great Lakes Regional CC Exhibition- Juried Entry  3 works shown-Detroit 
2019- Best in Show Juried  Kalamazoo Valley CC Student show
2019- 2 Entries accepted in Kalamazoo Valley CC student show
2018- 1st Place Richland Community Library art Contest Adult Category
2018 - Solo Show Kalamazoo Valley CC “Their Home, Our Landfill” Book Pages exhibited in main gallery
2018- Pierce Cedar Creek Institute- Joint Exhibition with Researchers- Hastings 
2018-2nd Place Juried  Kalamazoo Valley CC Student Show
2017-1st place Juried  Kalamazoo Valley CC Student show
2015- Peoples Choice Festival of the senses Gull Lake High school- Richland
2014- Best in Show Festival of the Senses Gull Lake High school- Richland

ACADEMIC AWARDS- Kendall College of Art and Design
2020-President’s List, 4.0 GPA, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI
2019- Personally invited by KCAD Head of Illustration to attend the GRAM & David Wiesner Opening Events 
2019- President’s List, 4.0 GPA, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI
2019- KCAD Art AND Scholarship
2019- Kendall Assistance Grant
2019- Michigan Competitive Scholarship
2019- Kendall Portfolio Scholarship
2019- Kendall Academic Achievement Scholarship
2019- KCAD Award of Excellence Transfer Scholarship
EXPERIENCE
2020- Live Chalk Artist at "Chalk it Up' Grand Rapids
2017- 2020 -  Painting with a Twist — Instructor/Live Painter         
2020-Exhibit Mural Painter  —John Ball Zoo         
2019- Co-Curator for KCAD Student Show—Grand Rapids Art Museum David Wiesner Inspired Show 
2019-Tempo Vino Winery Featured Art Hop Artist—The Greater Arts Council of Kalamazoo 
2019-Great Grounds Cafe Featured Art Hop Artist—The Greater Arts Council of Kalamazoo 
2018 - Pierce Cedar Creek Environmental Education Center —Gordon Art Fellow   
2018- Live Painter- The Radisson Hotel Kalamazoo Bridal Show 
2018-Live Painter- The Radisson Hotel Kalamazoo Wine Not Event  
2018-Commission for Binder Park Zoo Admin building                 
2018-Live Painter- Binder Park Zoo Cheetah Chase 5K run
2018-Live Painter- Binder Park Zoo Corks for Conservation 

PUBLICATIONS
2020 Upcoming- Kalamazoo Institute of arts Interview for social media posts bridging the Young artists exhibit and WMAS
2020- Kalamazoo Valley CC Student Show Promo Flyer- Reproduction of work
2019- Publication-Self Portrait Requested for Art Techniques Text Book- Oxford University Press
2019 Kalamazoo Valley CC Student Show Promo Flyer- Reproduction of work
2019 Kalamazoo Arts Council Reproduction of work- Art Hop Brochure
2019 Richland Community Center Reproduction of work- Art Hop Brochure
2018 Author, Illustrator “Their Home, Our Landfill” Educational children’s book by Erica Bradshaw
2017 Illustrator for "The Young Farmers Plan" by Tim Loveland 
My Book "Their Home, Our Landfill"
2020- Sold in BeeJoyful Shop Downtown Kalamazoo. Michigan's First "Zero Waste" Store
2020- Joint Exhibition Kalamazoo Nature Center with Beth Purdy and Molly Burgess
2019 Guest Author Reading month at Richland Elementary- Read to 6 classrooms of students K-2nd grade
2019 Story walk: "Their Home, Our Landfill" -Self-Guided​​​​​​​ Tour of my book at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
2019 (2) Art in Nature events at Pierce Cedar Creek- Educational luncheon events based on my book 
2019 "Their Home, Our Landfill" for sale on Amazon.com


Back to Top