"I grew up in Northern Nevada in the heart of the desert, but I always dreamed about the ocean and tropical lifestyle. This desire led me to paint images from the locations I envied. Then one day, a professor in college told me the one piece of advice he would give any painter is to "paint what you know." This opened my eyes to the gorgeous desert I grew up in. I started to see the vivid colors that encompassed the desolate, dry landscape that so many people despised. I learned to see the animals of the desert in a new light. I began to fall in love with the desert. "
Education 2015 B.A., University of Nevada, Reno
2012 A.A., Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada
2010 Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
2012 Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, California
2016 California Burger Co., South Lake Tahoe, California
2015 McNamara Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno