MFA 2004 –  Studio Art,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BFA  1999 - Painting & Drawing,  University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (* solo exhibitions marked by asterisk)


Contemporary Focus, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

* Bradley-Shoup, Front Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Painting Painters Paint, Todd Art Gallery, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN


Just So…, Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN


Bradley-Shoup & Buffington, Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

The Front Gallery Invitational, Front Gallery, Chattanooga, TN


Americana, The Front, New Orleans, LA

Seeing is Believing: Realism in the New Age, Jennifer Hunt Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Introduction, Tanner Hill Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Cress Gallery, Chattanooga, TN


Observation/ Interaction, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN

Paint/ Landscape/ Photo, Jacana Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Dreams and Illusions, Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA


* Ground Cover, Tanner Hill Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Invitational, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

New Artists 2007, Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA

Small Works 2007, Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA

FADA: Los Angeles Art Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA

Art Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL


Terrain, Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE

Unless, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

Split and Structured, Transom Gallery, Durham, NC

Seed, Rivoli Art Mill, Chattanooga, TN


Fresh stART, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


Bunker, The Clean Room, Carrboro, NC

Ritual, Breathe Gallery, Davidson, NC

Current Trends in Contemporary Art, Ackland Museum, Chapel Hill, NC


Engaged, Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC


* Necessary Sculptures, Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA

New Blood II, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN


Position & Direction, AVA Center Gallery, Chattanooga, TN


* Recent Works, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN

Bradley-Shoup, Palmer, Soltau, Wright, Cress Gallery, Chattanooga, TN


Art in the City, Chattanooga City Hall, Chattanooga, TN

Southeast Arts Fall Exhibition, Southeast Arts Gallery, Chattanooga, TN


* Time-lag, Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN

Re: works, Human Scale Gallery, Chattanooga, TN



2012 - Make Work Grant Recipient, Create Here

2008 - Individual Artist Fellowship, Tennessee Arts Commission

2007 - Make Work Grant Recipient, Create Here

2006 - Adjunct Faulty of the Year Award, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    Professional Artist Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2005 - Individual Artist Grant, Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga

2004 - Top Prize, MFA Graduate Award, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2000 - Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant, Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga

1999 - “Art in the City”, Purchase Award, City of Chattanooga

    Lillian B. Feinstein Painting Scholarship, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga



2010 - George Marshall Fellowship

2004 - Joan Mitchell Award

2003 - Dedalus Foundation Fellowship



In the City, 10/2007

New American Paintings, No. 70/ 2007

The Pulse, 2/23/04

Backwards City Review, Vol. 1, No. 1 Fall / 2004

New American Paintings, No. 52/ 2004

New Orleans Gambit Weekly, 4/16/02

New American Paintings, No. 34/ 2001

Chattanooga on the Move, 5/01



2009 - Mississippi Arts Commission: Whole Schools Institute Conference, Oxford, MS

    Speaker: The Monitor has Replaced the Window

2008 - National Association of State Arts Agencies/ National Endowment for the Arts

    Arts Education Managers Professional Development Institute, Chattanooga, TN

    Speaker: Beyond Paper & Pencil: Measuring What Maters in the Information Age



2012 - Knoxville Museum of Art Contemporary Focus Lecture

2010 - Professionalism and Art, Middle Tennessee State University

   Juror, 2010 Student Exhibition, Middle Tennessee State University

2009 - Professionalism and Art, Western Kentucky University

2007 - Hunter Invitational Artist Lecture, Hunter Museum, Chattanooga Tennessee



2009 - stop_gap, Tanner Hill gallery, Chattanooga, TN

2008 - Tablet, Tanner Hill Gallery, Chattanooga, TN 



2010 – present - Visiting Lecturer, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

   Foundations: Drawing I, II, Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, Painting I, II, Color Theory

2004 – present - Adjunct Faculty, Chattanooga State Technical Community College

   Art Appreciation, Drawing I, Drawing II, Color Theory

2005 – 2010 - Adjunct Faculty, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

   Drawing I, Drawing II, Painting II, Art History, Art Appreciation, Color Theory

2004 - Adjunct Faculty, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

   Drawing I

2004 - Teaching Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Drawing I

2002 - Faculty, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences