March 22, 2019

I will be facilitating a presentation on the 6 Key Points to Effective Self-Promotion for the Lakeshore Artist Guild on April 28 in Manitowoc.

March 19, 2019

I have been invited to speak to the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) Junior Seminar students on how to navigate the art world after graduation.

July 9, 2018

I will be facilitating a presentation on the 6 Key Points to Effective Self-Promotion for the NEWAA (Northeast Wisconsin Arts Association on July 16 in Appleton

May 21, 2018

I will be facilitating a business of art workshop, “Professional Practices for Artists: Business of Art” at the Sevenwinds Casino in Lac Courte Oreilles for the Northern Woodland Indian Art Group early on June 13, 2018. 

April 25, 2018

On April 28th, I will be recognized an one of the recipients of the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Teacher Fellow at Denmark High School. 

April 24, 2018

Co-curating an exhibition with Zina Mussmann and Rachel Quirk of Greymatter Gallery titled, “The 365 Artists 365 Days Project: The Show”. What began as a one-year project transitioned into two, which ended in 2015. Three years later, the duo co-curates an ambitious exhibition featuring local, national, and international artists from this project and bringing it to Milwaukee. Visit for detailed information.

February 15, 2018

On April 14th, I will be participating in a panel discussion at Cardinal Stritch University for the Milwaukee League of Artists. The gallery panel will consist of Ric Hartman, Gallery of Wisconsin Art, West Bend;  Tammie Strause, The Pink Llama Gallery, Cedarburg; and Frank Juarez, The Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee.

February 10, 2018

I will be facilitating an intensive workshop focused on the professional practices for artists: business of art for the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. This workshop is designed to address effective ways to self-promote, social media strategies and analytics, how to balance a studio practice with the business side of art, and strategic planning. 

August 16, 2017

I will be presenting at the Illinois Art Education Association Conference as well as one of the conference’s keynote speakers. [read more]

August 1, 2017

I will be returning as a co-presenter at the 2017 Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference in Fort Atksinson on the DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project.

July 15, 2017

I will be participating in the upcoming Launch Wisconsin event to take place at Lambeau Field in Green Bay on October 18, 2017. I will be one of 200+ speakers. [read more]

February 27, 2017

I will be co-presenting at the 2017 National Art Education Association Convention in New York on the DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project

October 20, 2016

I will be co-presenting at the Wisconsin Art Education Association 2016 Conference in La Crosse, WI on the DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project

March 1, 2016

I will be presenting on the topic: Professional Development for Students: Life After College at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 15, 2016. 

February 26, 2016

I will be recognized as the 2015 Wisconsin Art Educator of the Year at the upcoming National Art Education Association Convention in Chicago on Friday, March 18 from 4:30 – 5:50 pm at the McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60616. Room: Lakeside Center/E353c/Level 3

February 10, 2016

I will be participating as a presenter via a National Art Education Association webinar titled, “Beyond the Classroom: How three art educators connect art education with their communities”. This webinar will cover some of the projects I have been involved for the past few years such as the Sheboygan Visual Artists, Frank Juarez Gallery, Artdose Art Guide, Artist Lecture Series, Artist in Residence at Sheboygan North High School. 

February 1, 2016

I am happy to announce that I will be joining the Vermont College of Fine Arts as a Founding Faculty of the summer residency intensive MAT/MA in Art & Design Education program at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA). 

The MAT/MA in Art & Design Education faculty is a dream team of academicians and practitioners actively engaged in contemporary discourse in cognitive theory, education research, studio practice, social and critical practice, 21st century skills and learning modalities, visual and cultural literacy, pedagogic experimentation and advancement, education policy and advocacy, and technology in art-making and in the classroom. 

The MAT/MA in Art & Design Education faculty illustrate VCFA’s serious commitment to diversity of all kinds, a belief that a varied and cutting edge group of thinkers and practitioners will build an innovative and transformative program. Our faculty’s geographic and personal diversity, along with diversity in academic foci, ensure that we examine art education from a varied and national perspective, while advising students and educators through a student-centered approach. 

January 13, 2016

I have been nominated for the 2015 Golden Apple Award hosted by the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce. Gala is scheduled for February 25 at the Osthoff in Elkhart Lake. Winners to be announced. 

January 2, 2016

I will be a visiting artist at The Thacher School in Ojai, California in late March. I will be working with students and staff during my visit.