2016 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, PA, Masters of Fine Art
2014 Seton Hill University. Greensburg, PA, Bachelor of Fine Art. Final GPA 3.8
2010 Westmoreland County Community College. Youngwood, PA, Associates of Fine Art, Associates in Commercial Art
2018 Workshop Instructor Greensburg Art Center. 3 Day Drawing and Oil Painting Workshop (March 2,3,4)
2018 Adjunct Instructor, Westmoreland County Community College
NCUR Advisor Spring
Intro to Art History Online Spring
Painting II (Upcoming) Spring
2018 Adjunct Instructor, Seton Hill University
Wood Shop Technician Spring
2017 Figure Drawing Studio (A Timeless Perfection Exhibition). Westmoreland Museum of American Art. October 11th , November 8th.
2017 Adjunct Instructor, Seton Hill University
Drawing 1 Fall
Painting 1 Spring
Wood Shop Tech Spring
2017 Adjunct Instructor, Westmoreland County Community College
Art Club Supervisor Fall
Painting 1 Fall
Intro to Art History Online Fall
Experimental Film Studio (Previously Cinema, A Critical Studio) Fall
Drawing II Spring
Cinema, A Critical Studio Spring
Summer Program Instructor: Portrait Drawing from Life Summer
Intro to Contemporary Art Online Summer
Work Study Supervisor Summer/Fall
2016 Adjunct Instructor, Seton Hill University.
Drawing 1 Fall
2016 Adjunct Instructor, Westmoreland County Community College
Introduction to Art Online Fall
2016 Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Prof: Zlatan Gruborovic,
Intro to Art History Spring
2016 Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Prof: Jill Rupinski,
Basic Color Spring
2015 Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Prof: Renee Foulks,
Portrait Painting Spring
2014 Teaching Assistant. Westmoreland County Community College. Prof: Jeffrey Donato
Painting 1 Summer
2018 Juror for Allied Artists of Johnstown, Spring Exhibition. Ameriserv Financial. March 10
2018 Advisor for National Council for Undergraduate Research, Art Student: Mallory Biller. Westmoreland County Community College (Upcoming presentation: April 4-8 University of Central Oklahoma)
2017 Judge for Hempfield Area School Disctrict’s Art Expo at Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Spring
2017 Judge for West Allegheny School District Annual Art Show. Spring
2017 Advisor for National Council for Undergraduate Research, Westmoreland County Community College
2016 Visiting Artist, Westmoreland County Community College. Youngwood, PA. March
2015 Art review “Pillow Talk: Justin Adian’s “Fort Worth” at Skarstedt Gallery” published in Two Coats of Paint. October
2015 Art review “Concrete Stitches: Sinéad Cahill and Sarah Thompson Moores’ “By The By” published in The St. Claire. August
2015 Art review “Vicious Elegance. Julia Klein: Partial Figures and Fragments” published as Finalist in The St. Claire and Art Blog’s New Art Writing Challenge. June
2013 Writer of Introduction to Touchstone Artist of the Year, Patrick Daugherty’s Exhibition, Influenced By the Right People. August
2013 Internship with Collections Manager, Doug Evans. Westmoreland Museum of American Art. July
Solo and Group Exhibitions:
2018 Greensburg Art Center. Contemporaries. Group Exhibition. Greensburg, PA.
2017 The Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Dark Matter: Paintings by Kenneth Nicholson. Solo Exhibition. Greensburg, PA
2017 Framehouse and Jask Gallery. Speak for Yourself. Associated Artist of Pittsburgh Group Exhibition. Pittsburgh, PA
2016 33 Orchard Gallery. Persistence of Memory. Group Exhibition. New York, NY.
2016 Westmoreland County Community College Gallery. Spring Visiting ArtistExhibition. Youngwood, Pennsylvania.
2016 American University’s Katzen Art Center. College Art Association’s Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Read Between The Lines. Washington DC.
2015 SuRGe Gallery/ Moore College. Merge. Juried Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA
2014 Gallery 8/Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art. Convergence. Juried Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA
2014 Frank Melega Museum of Art, Annual Juried Exhibition. Brownsville, PA
2014 28 West Second Gallery. Theses Restless Crosses. Solo Senior Exhibition. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2014 DV8 Gallery. The Familiar Ones. Solo Exhibition. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2013 Pierro Gallery. Captivating Cosmos. Group Exhibition. South Orange, New Jersey
2013 Venue of Merging Artists. Group Exhibition. Johnstown Pennsylvania
2013 Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Regional Popup Exhibition: Kenneth Nicholson / Miranda Kuchera. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2012 Westmoreland Art Nationals Group Exhibition. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2012 Frank Melega Museum of Art, Juried Exhibition. Brownsville Pennsylvania
2012 Eden. Showcased Artist. Solo Exhibition Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2011 The Headkeeper. Solo Exhibition Kenneth Nicholson: Brouhaha. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2011 Pittsburgh Filmmakers Film Kitchen Exhibition. Horizons On Fire Short Film
2011 The Headkeeper. Five Hour Live Painting For Cystic Fibrosis. Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2010 Westmoreland County Community College. Solo Exhibition, In a Constant State of Flux. Youngwood, Pennsylvania
Selected Honors and Awards
2018 Named one of the 12 People to Meet in Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
2015 Drawing published as Finalist in Williams Prize in Drawing 2015 Winners Catalogue. June
2013 Seton Hill University. Academic Achievement Award in Fine Art
2011-13 Seton Hill University. Dean’s List
2011 Westmoreland County Community College. Academic Award in Fine Art
2009 Westmoreland County Community College. Merit of Art Award
Memberships and Affiliations
2017 -18 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh.
2016 -17 Westmoreland Art Program Academic Advisory Committee.
2014-16 Graduate Student Association. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2013-14 Pittsburgh Society of Artists
2013-14 Students In The Arts Seton Hill University
2010 Phi Theta Kappa. Westmoreland County Community College
2015-16 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Graduate Office Work Study
Responsibilities include: Assisting Director of Graduate Program Services in various tasks related to managing the graduate department such as scheduling critic sign up sheets, managing monthly calendars and events, assisting in registration prep, and managing end of semester reviews.
2015-16 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Floor Leader
Responsibilities include: Organizing/facilitating meetings and updates for students with an 8th floor studio, managing storage room artwork, maintaining a healthy and safe workspace for everyone, fostering a sense of community between studio mates.
2011-2014 Westmoreland Museum of American Art: Senior Visitor Services Representative.
Responsibilities include: insuring the safety of collection, provide assistance for visitors and guests, open and close building, prepare for events and gallery openings, act as sales representative for gift shop.
2010 Ohiopyle Prints: Art Department. Responsibilities include: meeting strict daily deadlines, designing layouts and graphics, problem solving with different divisions of production, training new addition to art department, using a wide array of software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite.
Press and Reviews
2018 American Art Collector. Painting “Apparitions (Coitus Interrupts Us)” featured in Art News Section. February / Issue 148
2018 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “12 People To Meet in 2018”
2017 Tribune Review “A Great American Art Success Story”
2017 Fine Art Connoisseur. “Shadows Matter Too”
2016 PAFA. “Persistence of Memory”: An Exhibition in New York of Recent MFA Graduates.
2014 Tribune Review “Norvelt man's art on display at Seton Hill University's gallery”
2014 Artwork used in publication for Seton Hill University’s Art Program Expansion
2012 Painting Featured in Tribune Review’s Article on Eden in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2012 Tribune Review 'Westmoreland Juried Biennial' again gathers range of talent