Education
2010 - Carnegie Mellon University: Bachelor’s of Humanities and Arts, Magna Cum Laude
2009 - IES Abroad Program: Barcelona, Spain
2006-09 - Cape Cod School of Art: Summer workshops in Provincetown, MA
Awards & Residencies 
2016      Archipelago Art Residency in Korpo, Finland 
2015      University of Utah’s Taft-Nicholson Center, Lakeview, MT
2014      Café Tissardmine Artist Residency, Moroccan Sahara 
2014      Babayan Culture House, Cappadocia, Turkey 
2014      John Anson Kittredge Educational Grant
2014      Fulbright Fellowship, Research Grant for Painting, Turkey 
2011      Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Exhibitions
*solo exhibitions
2016      A Conversation with Nature, Studio of Sean Scully, Nyack, NY
2015      Quietly Flows the Stream, South Molton Museum, Devon, UK
              *Art En Route, Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2014     Art Exhibition and Auction, Blue Rock School, Nyack, NY
              Bonart Painting Exhibition, Bonart Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
              Exchange, Staycation Museum, Berlin, Germany
              Hope, Holy Coffee Café, Istanbul, Turkey
2013      *Holy Coffee Café, Istanbul, Turkey
              Art Exhibition and Auction, Blue Rock School, Nyack, NY
              Anonyme Zeichner, Galerie Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany
              Art for Art’s Sake Auction, Postscrypt Art Gallery, New York, NY
              Anonyme Zeichner, Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany
              Very Like a Whale, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
              Conference of the Birds, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
              Small Matters of Great Importance, Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY
              It’s Your Nature, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, New Haven, CT
2012      From Mice to Monsters, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
              Spring Fling, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
              Extraordinary Ordinary, Chaney Gallery, Annapolis, MD
              In The Trees, Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury, VT
              Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, New York, NY
              Twenty In Their Twenties, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011      Anonyme Zeichner, Blüetenweiss, Zurich, Switzerland
              Series of 6 Open Studio Shows, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
              Birds, Bees and Butterflies, Lazarus Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
2010     Beyond Audubon, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
              *¡Buen Camino!, Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
              If Found Please Return To:____, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
              Kaleidoscope, Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

Commissions & Collections 
2016     South Molton & District Museum, Devon, UK
2015     Taft-Nicholson Center, University of Utah
2012     The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
2010     Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 

Lectures & Presentations 
Artist Talk at the Taft-Nicholson Center, Lakeview, Montana, August 6 2015 
“Traditional Anatolian Weaving Practices,” Turkish Fulbright Conference, Antalya, Turkey, May 29 2014 
“Panel Lecture: Artist as Entrepreneur,” Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, April 24 2012 
“Creative Journalism,” Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, April 23 2012 
Series of 3 Slide Lectures, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, October, November, December 2011 

Publications
 · Maker's Post
 · A World of Artist Journal Pages
 · ELSE Journal 

Press
 ·  Culture N Lifestyle
 ·  Parka Blogs
 ·  La Press
 ·  Huffington Post Greece
 ·  i-ref Magazine
 ·  il Post
 ·  Travel + Leisure
 · Catorze
 · Paradijsvogels Magazine
 ·  Wanderluxe Magazine
 ·  Mashable
 · The Wall Street Journal
 ·  UniverZete
 ·  Illusion
 ·  Carnegie Mellon University Today
 ·  National Audubon Society