Education

 

2016-19            MFA, Drawing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2016                  BA magna cum laude, Drawing/Painting and English, Grace College, Winona Lake, IN

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

 

2021                  TBA, Crary Gallery, Warren, PA (forthcoming)

2020                 TBA, Buckham Gallery, Fint, MI (forthcoming) 

2020                 Being in the World, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN (forthcoming)

2020                 TBA, Hoyt Center for Art and Education, New Castle, PA (forthcoming)

2019                  Place, GoggleWorks, Reading, PA 

2019                  Disclosures: Consciousness and Environment, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2018-19            Familiar Spaces, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA 

2018                  Environment, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA 

2018                  Lauren Scavo and Sheila Valentin (two-person exhibition), Aisling Group Gallery, Washington, DC 

2018                  Commonplace, ArtSpace, Richmond, VA

2018                  Place and Perception, Penn State New Kensington, New Kensington, PA

2017                  Place and Perception, Sheetz Gallery, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

2017                  Familiar Spaces, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019                  Untitled Group Exhibition, Firebox Art Studios, Carnegie, PA 

2019                  Art of the State, Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg, PA 

2019                  Mark Makers, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY 

2019                  DRAWN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 

2019                  Graduate Scholars Forum Juried Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2019                  Beyond Despair, VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 

2019                  Movement, Jodee Harris Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

2018                  Off the Wall, Framehouse and Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2018                  Sight Lines, Butler Street Lofts, Pittsburgh, PA

2018                  Graduate Scholars Forum Juried Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017-18            Works on Paper, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2017                  Place, Ganesha University, Bali, Indonesia

2017                  Intimacy, Robert Shaw Grey Space, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017                  DRAWN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2017                  Work, Miller Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017                  CUSP, RAW Artists, Pittsburgh, PA

2017                  A New Look, Bethlehem House Gallery, Bethlehem, PA (Juror: Angela Fraleigh)

2016                  Senior Art Exhibition II, Mount Memorial Gallery, Winona Lake, IN

2016                  42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Mount Memorial Gallery, Winona Lake, IN

2015                  41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Mount Memorial Gallery, Winona Lake, IN

2014                  40th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Mount Memorial Gallery, Winona Lake, IN

 

Collaborative Projects

 

2016                  Current Effects: Storm Drain Art (in collaboration with the Grace College art department and the city of Warsaw, IN),                                     Warsaw, IN

 

Presentations

 

2018                 Visiting Artist Lecture, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA, July 24

2017                  Visiting Artist Lecture and Demonstration, Mercer High School, Mercer, PA, November 17

2017                  Exhibiting Artist Lecture, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA, August 17

2016                  “Illuminating Blake: Interpreting William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience,” Undergraduate Research 

                           Conference, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, April 7

 

Publications

 

2019                  International Drawing Annual 13, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (forthcoming)

2019                  ellipsis... literature & art volume 55, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2019                  New Growth Arts Review, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

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Awards

 

2019                  3rd Place in Works on Paper, Art of the State, Pennsylvania State Museum

2018                  Graduate Research Grant, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

2018                  1st Place, Graduate Scholars Forum Juried Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2017                  Merit Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2013-16            Art Talent Scholarship, Grace College

2016                  3rd Place in Drawing and Painting, 42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Grace College

2015                  1st Place in Drawing, 41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Grace College

2015                  3rd Place in Drawing, 41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Grace College

2014                  3rd Place in Drawing, 40th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Grace College

 

 

Curatorial Experience

 

2017                  Crafted Together, East End Brewing Company, Pittsburgh, PA (co-curated with Ashley Jones, Brandon McDonald,                                           Jennifer Milkey, Katie Ott, Sheila Swartz, and Jacob Wareham)

2017                  Impact, Susquehanna Room, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA (co-curated with Jennifer Blalock)

 

Professional Experience

 

2019                  Instructor, Charcoal Drawing, Sweetwater Center for the Arts

2019                  Adjunct Instructor, Figure Drawing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2018                  Teaching Assistant, Advanced Drawing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2017-18            Gallery Assistant, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2016-18            Museum Assistant, University Museum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2016                  Drawing Studio Assistant, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

 

Professional Service

 

2019                  Juror, 2019 Open Show, Latrobe Arts Center, Latrobe, PA

2018                  Student Representative, University Museum Board of Directors, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017-18            Vice President, Graduate Art Association, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017-18            Student Representative, Kipp Gallery Committee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

2017-18            Juror, 10th Annual Youth Arts Celebration, Indiana, PA

2017                  Family Day Volunteer, Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA

 

Professional Organizations

 

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Graduate Art Association, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council