2 Curriculum Vitae

Education

2002 MFA Electronic Visualization | Multimedia | Mississippi State University
1997 BFA Painting | Mississippi State University

Experience

Present-2011 Assistant Professor | Mississippi State University | Department of Art
2011-2010 Visiting Assistant Professor | Mississippi State University | Department of Art
2010-2004 Creative Director | Gibens Creative Group, Tupelo, Mississippi
2004 Interactive Technology Specialist | The University of Mississippi | Oxford, Mississippi
2004-2003 Graphic Designer | Video Production Specialist | Marathon Equipment Co, Vernon, Alabama
2002-1999 Graphic Designer | Mudpie Media, LLC, Columbus, Mississippi
2001-1998 Freelance Graphic Designer | Drimala Records, Hampton, Virginia
1999-1998 Graphic Designer | Johnson and Jones Advertising, Meridian, Mississippi

Courses Taught

ART 4883 Graphic Design For The Internet I
ART 4863 Advanced Computing Studio (currently taught as follow-up to ART 4883)
ART 4813 Multimedia I
ART 2813 Intermediate Computing For Graphic Design
ART 2803 Intro to Computing
HON 4003 Honors Oxbridge Tutorial

Courses Developed

ART 4893 Graphic Design For The Internet II

AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

2014 MSU Faculty Exhibition | Mississippi State University
2013 Twelve Bar Bridge: Rhythm In Portrait | Solo Exhibition | Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
2013 Creative Quarterly #33 | International Juried Competition | Winner in Professional Fine Art category
2013 MSU Faculty Summer Exhibition | Mississippi State University
2012 Three original music compositions featured within Sound of Vision Film by 20Coop / Konstantin Syomin | International Juried Competition | Film was winner of International Documentary Challenge [Toronto, Canada]. Film also won in following categories within International Documentary Challenge: Best Film award; PBS POV award; Best Cinematography award; Best Editing award; Best Use of Genre award; Audience Choice award.
2011 Newbies New Faculty Exhibition | Mississippi State University
2009 Local Silver ADDY Award | Tuscaloosa Ad Federation
2008 Best-In-Show ADDY award | MS Delta Ad Federation
2008 10 Local ADDY Awards | MS Delta Ad Federation

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE COMMITEES

University Performing Arts Committee
College of Architecture, Art & Design Communications Committee (2 years)

DEPARTMENTAL COMMITEES

Department of Art Technology Committee (chair, 3-year term)
Department of Art Scholarship Committee
Department of Art MFA Task Force
Department of Art Graphic Design Search Committee
Department of Art Universal Lab Task Force

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2012 An Event Apart web conference | Atlanta, Georgia

LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

2013 Twelve Bar Bridge: Rhythm In Portrait | Art and music interdisciplinary performance, lecture, and workshop featuring New Orleans musicians, Steve Lands and Jasen Weaver | Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
2013 Salsa de Rumba | “Musica con Sabor Latino - Music with Latin Flavor” | Music performance and music history presentation with MSU faculty | Columbus Arts Council
2011 Client and Business Relations Related to Web Design and Development | Presentation for School of Human Sciences, Mississippi State University | Demonstrated and discussed how communication/marketing decisions affect the design and production processes of website development.

CLIENT WORK

2013 Commissioned Illustrations | Rattle Records | 2013 CD release: Machaut Man and a Superman Hat | Auckland, New Zealand
2013 Identity Concept and Creation (pro bono service) | Jon McCaslin | Four On The Floor: A Treatise on Jazz Drumming online journal Calgary, Alberta, Canada

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2009-2008 Tuscaloosa Advertising Federation | Tuscaloosa, Alabama
2009-2007 Performing Arts Committee | Link Centre | Tupelo, Mississippi
2008-2007 Mississippi Delta Advertising Federation | Greenville, Mississippi