Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Experience
Adjunct Professor, 2017
Creighton University
Graphic Design I

Art Instructor
Metropolitan Community College, 2017
Elementary Drawing

Adjunct Art Instructor, 2011 to present
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Foundations Drawing II: 3D Design
Foundations Digital Media
Digital Media Production

Adjunct Art Instructor, 2011 to 2017
Iowa Western Community College 
Art Appreciation
2D&3D Foundations
Drawing
Painting

Summer Photoshop Workshop Instructor, 2015
University of Nebraska at Omaha 
College of Information Science and Technology

Teachers Assistant, 2010
University of Illinois at Chicago
Intro to Responsive Arts 

Scott EdTech Gallery Intern, 2004 
Joslyn Art Museum


Education
Master of Fine Arts, Electronic Visualization
3.89 GPA

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Intermedia
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Creative Center, Omaha, NE, 2003
Associate of Occupational and Academic Studies
3.77 GPA


Selected Exhibitions
2017
The Cube Art Project; Video Art Exhibition, Lincoln, NE 
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition; Norfolk Art Center, Norfolk, NE
Live Artist Demo; BFF Presents, Parlor 1887, Omaha, NE

2016
Artist's INC Showcase; Omaha Creative Institute, Omaha, NE
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition; UNK Walker Art Gallery, Kearney, NE
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition; UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE
Dada Lives!; UC Blue Ash College Art Gallery, Blue Ash, OH

2015
Autumn's Soft Breeze; Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL
The Big Draw; Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition; UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE

2014

Drawings from Joe's Sketchbook: An Ongoing Project; Solo Exhibition, Rainbo Club, Chicago, IL
Conversation Hearts: You Slayer Me; Rainbo Club, Chicago, IL
Drawings: Sketchbooks and other Drawing Adventures; Solo Exhibition, Hillmer Gallery, Omaha, NE

2013

Cross the Rail Art Trail; The Town of Woodbine, IA
Showing Off; Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition; UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE
Omaha Entertainment Award Nominee Show; Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2012
Reengineering a Sketchbook; Solo Exhibition, PS1, Iowa City, IA
Dream Reproductions; Solo Exhibition, Bancroft St Market, Omaha, NE
Ray Guns and Robots; Solo Exhibition, Galley 1510, Omaha, NE

2011
Art Offerings; Bancroft Street Market, Omaha, NE
Drawing Connections; Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
100 Canvases for a Better World; The Silver Room, Chicago, IL
UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition; Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Screenology; Hyde Park Art Center, The Jackman Goldwasser Catwalk Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010
Fabulously Focused; Tall Grass Art Gallery, Park Forest, IL 
Small; Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, IL 

2009
Aspect Ratio; The Plaines Project, Chicago, IL 
Uncanned; Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2008
BFA Thesis Exhibition; UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE
Faux Show; OAA Exhibition, Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE
Bemis Slide Jam; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
The Closing Bell; AIM Institute, Omaha, NE

2007
The Snip Show; OAA Exhibition, Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE 
UNO Student Art Exhibition; UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE

2006
Red Chair Show; OAA Exhibition,Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE
Selected Works; Solo Exhibition, Benson Grind Gallery, Omaha, NE

2005
The Big “O” Show; OAA Exhibition, Big “O” Book Store, Omaha, NE
Art Machine; OAA Exhibition, Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE
OAA Exhibition; Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2004
The Block Show; OAA Exhibition, Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE


Curatorial Experience

Data Screens Machines; Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL, 2012


Published Work
Animation, Otis Twelve Columns, Omaha Magazine, 2017

Drawings, Body in D[ist]ress Anthology, Negative Capability Press, 2015

Animation, Sci Fi Sol, JRL Production, 2012

Illustrations, Dress Like the Big Fish, BelAir Fashions Press, 2010

Illustrations, American Swastika, UNO Alumni Magazine, UNO Alumni Association, 2008 


Honors
Omaha Creative Institute, Artist Inc. Fellow, 2016

Omaha Entertainment Award Nominee, New Media Art, 2013

Board of Trustees Fellowship UIC, 2010

Board of Trustees Fellowship UIC, 2009

Friends of Art Scholarship UNO, 2007

Omaha Entertainment Award Nominee, Drawing, 2006

AIGA Bronze Award, Illustration, 2003