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Google Fiber commissions

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Google Fiber has landed in Charlotte and they commissioned two paintings depicting local imagery for their stunning new Uptown Charlotte space!

UNC Charlotte Mural-In Progress!

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My trusty assistants! Thank you so much Sean and Brianna from the UMAR Art Center! This mural, titled A City On Its Side, is about equal rights for all in the midst of recent turmoil in our state and country.

The Arts Empowerment Project

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It’s been a treat teaching teenagers and work with Natalie Frazier Allen, founder of The Arts Empowerment Project with Community School of the Arts! Check out this South Park Magazine article on the program by Michael Michael J. Solender!

‎F*ck Up Night‬ at Advent Coworking

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Betsy Hauser Idilbi, Blair Primis and I discussed out past snafus regarding entrepreneurship in this fun panel discussion lead by Kevin Giriunas, one of the Advent Coworking Co-Owners!

Rock Hill, SC Mural In-Progress!

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This summer, I am painting an enormous mural for the Woolworth Walkway, a project designed by Juan Logan Studios & Groundworks Studio for the City of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Carrie Gault of Red Sheep Workshop is designing the beautiful mosaics for the project.

80 x 80 Mint Museum of Art Exhibition

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I am honored to be included in the 80 x 80 exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art, June 10-June 25, 2016. Curated by Mary Edith Alexander, Grace Cote, and Lori Kornegay, it consists of a total of 80 works, in commemoration of The Mint Museum’s approaching 80th Anniversary. The Young Affiliates of the Mint (YAMs) will host this inaugural art show. A catalog can be purchased here.

BOOM Charlotte Fringe Festival

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I am thrilled to have my work in a dance performance, Threads of Color, choreographed by the talented Sarah Emery. This is part of the inaugural BOOM Charlotte Fringe Festival, April 8-10! For tickets and all BOOM Charlotte events, visit boomcharlotte.org

Durham Life and Science Museum Show

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My work will be featured in the Disappearing Frogs exhibition at Durham’s Life and Science Museum. Opening is March 17th and open to the public with free admission! This show was put together by Terry Thirion to raise awareness of the impact of man on nature and the extinction and endangering of frogs.

Greenville, SC Magazine Cover

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My work is on the cover of A Look At Greenvillea hardcover, full color guide book that showcases the best in dining, shopping and sightseeing Greenville, SC has to offer.

 

Fun Side Project: Army Men Jewelry

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I made my first Army Men necklace for a gala with a “recycled” theme and it was a hit! Likened to clusters of coral, upon closer inspection, admirers were surprised to see that the necklace was actually made up of toy soldiers. Check them out on my etsy store, just in time for the holidays!