Visual Arts: Mixed Media, New Media/Technology, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper; term
2001 University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, M.F.A. Painting
1997 Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, B.A., Fine Arts
2017 Recent Work, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, IN. June 21-July 21, 2017
2016 On or About: Rockwell Kent: March 8 – April 23, 2016, Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana
2015 Arts Place, Inc. “Student & Teacher Evolving as Equals: Recent Abstract Paintings”, Orie Shafer & Elizabeth Diaz, Portland, Indiana, August – September 2015.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, Indiana, Recent Work – In Response to the Tree, Solo Exhibition, October 30th – December 4th, 2015.
2014 ‘Women’s Works’, National Juried Exhibition, Northeast Area Arts Council, Woodstock, Illinois, March 1st – April 27th, 2014.
71st Annual South Shore Arts Juried Salon Show, Munster, Indiana, September 14th – October 26th 2014.
LaLa Gallery, West Lafayette, Indiana, Solo Exhibition “Recent Work: Convergence of Landscape, Root & Form: November 1st – December 1st, 2014.
2013 Prairie Arts Council Twentieth Invitational Anniversary Exhibit, Rensselaer, Indiana, August 23rd – September 26th , 2013.
2012 Solo Exhibition, “Reclaiming the Gesture”, LaLa Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana, May 11th – June 10th, 2012.
Group Exhibition, “Current Inventiveness”, LaLa Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana, February 12th – March 10th, 2012.
2011 Group Exhibition, “Symbolic Gestures”, LaLa Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana, May 15th – June 16th, 2011.
2010 Solo Exhibition, “Scripted Fields”, LaLa Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana, March 15th – April 19th, 2010.
2008 Solo Exhibition – Randy Ross Fine Art, Main Street, Lafayette, Indiana, August – September 2008.
2007 St. Joseph’s College Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Prairie Arts Council, Rensselaer, Indiana, February – March 2007.
2006 Neostrata: Works on Paper, Group Exhibition, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Wells Cultural Center, Lafayette, Indiana, March 24 – April 23, 2006.
Recent Work, Group Exhibition: Patti & Rusty Rueff Gallery, Yue Kong Pao Hall for Visual & Performing Arts, Purdue University, September – October 2006.
2005 Women Artists, McDonald Gallery, Greater Lafayette Art Museum, December 1 – February 19, 2005.
Indiana Now! Biennial Juried Group Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, February 4 – April 10, 2005.
2004 Recent Works, Group Exhibition: Patti & Rusty Rueff Gallery, Yue Kong Pao Hall for Visual & Performing Arts, Purdue University, September 2nd – 12th , 2004.
2003 Solo Exhibition, Compositions: Recent Paintings and Prints, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Wells Cultural Center, Lafayette, Indiana, July 8th – August 12th 2003.
Indiana Now! Biennial Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art from Indiana, The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, February 15th – April 20th 2003.
2002 Museo Di Murlo, Murlo, Italy, Group Exhibition, August 10 – September 6th
Academia D’Arte, Montecatini, Italy “The Modern Spirit”Group Exhibition: May 4th – 20th
2001 Solo Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC, Recent Paintings: MFA Thesis Exhibition May 6th – June 10th 2001.
Honors & Awards
2014 IAC Indiana Artist Grant Recipient
2001 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Academic fellowship awarded by Graduate School for Excellence in Painting
2000 Howard Fellowship, Academic Scholarship for Painting
1999 Adelaide Fortune Holderness Fellowship
1997 Merit Award in Painting, Annual Juried Exhibition, Purdue University, Beelke Gallery
August 2014 – Present
Study Abroad & International Programs Director
College of Liberal Arts
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
December 2010 – August 2014
International Programs, College of Liberal Arts,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
August 2003 – December 2010
Academic Advisor, School of Visual & Performing Arts
College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
January 2006 – December 2008
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Art, Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN
August 2001 – May 2002
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art,
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
2001 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT Full Tuition Fellowship
2013 “Politics, Groups & Identities” Rutledge, Cover Image For Academic Journal
2012 Journal & Courier, TGIF Cover, May 18th Edition, “Happy Birthday LaLa Gallery”
2012, Lafayette Magazine, February Edition, “The Act of Juggling”
2008, Journal & Courier, September 12 Edition, “Gallery Walk Wrap up Season”
2006, Journal & Courier, March 24th Edition, Neostrata Works on Paper Exhibition Review by Tim Brouk
2003, Journal & Courier, July 21st Edition, “Budding Artist Seeks Greater Visibility for Her Work”.
2000, Elegant Bride Magazine, Winter Edition, High Point Furniture Mart 2-page advertisement.