Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sculpture M.F.A. 2014
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Sculpture (Summa Cum Laude) B.F.A. 2010

Professional Experience



Solos and Two Person Shows

2015 UpKeep, Spativm, Lincoln, Nebraska
2015 Everything All the Time, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
2014 A Collection: Simulations of the Home, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2014 Re-arrange, Kelly Stading and Liana Owad, Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2013 Invented Environments, Zipline Brewing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska
2012 Interior Spaces, Camille Hawbaker and Liana Owad, Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2009 Between Seeing and Knowing, McFarland Student Union Art Gallery, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Group Exhibitions

2016 XxChange: A showcase of woman-identifying makers , Area 405, Baltimore, Maryland
2016 Her Stories: A Women's Art Show , Hal Gomer Gallery, Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park, Maryland
2016 Nebraska Rising, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
2016 Owning It, Invitational, Love Library, Lincoln, Nebraska
2016 Pixels/Voxels, International Invitational, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
2016 Continuum: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational, Esientrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln , Nebraska
2015 $150 and Under Group Show, Spativm, Lincoln, Nebraska
2015 Benefit Art Auction 2015, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
2015 Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Collaborative Kinetic Project, Nebraska Innovation Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska
2015 A deLUX Art Gala, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
2014 A deLUX Art Gala, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
2014 7th Annual Juried Exhibition, Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk, Nebraska (Juror: Steve Elliot, Arts and Humanities Interim Dean at Wayne State College)
2013 A Body Responds to a Body, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2013 Not Trash, Four Person Group Show, Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2013 How Much Do We Control? M.F.A. Juried Exhibition, Wichita State University (WSU), Kansas (Juror: Robert Bubp,WSU Associate Professor of Art)
2012 Tragic Magic, Four Person Group Show, Parallax Space, Lincoln, Nebraska
2012 Little Waves Collaborative Project, Camille Hawbaker and Liana Owad, Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2012 Red Meat and Gluten: Graduate Showcase, Four Person Group Show, Rotunda Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

Residencies and Travel Abroad

2018 Artist in Residence, North and Found Project, Digital Residency: 1 month
2014 Artist in Residence, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1 year
2010 Self-Directed Creative Residency, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: 3 months
2008 Semester Abroad, Temple University, Rome

Selected Presentations and Demonstrations

2016 Strategic Air and Space Museum's Science and Art Exhibition: Introduced the traveling 2,500 square foot exhibit focusing on STEAM education.
2015 NEA's Omaha Roundtable on Creativity Connects, Nebraska Arts Council: Participated in a panel discussion about the change of artists' practice in today's world and how artistic creativity can benefits all fields
2014 Artful Teaching at the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska: Developed and demonstrated two hands on activities for an event at the museum for educators related to the current exhibition, Things Speak.

Professional Development and Affiliations

2015 College Art Association Member
2015 Women's Week in Web; Interface School of Web Design
2015 Makerworks MakerSpace Boot Camp; Detroit, Michigan
2014 Maker Club Executive Committee Member, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Organized the Learning Series Committee, scheduled classes, facilitate instructor’s needs, and sought out individuals to teach classes
2011-2012 Visual Arts in Practice Treasurer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2009-2010 Art Club President, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
2010 Sculpture Monitor, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Grants and Awards

2017 Omaha Entertainment & Arts Award for Best Group Exhibition with Nebraska Rising Bemis Center Curated Exhibition
2016 Grit Fund Award, Area 405, XxChange
2014 University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Bemis Center for Contemporary Artist Residency Finalist
2014 Honorable Mention Award, Norfolk Arts Center
2011-2014 Full Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2013 Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing
Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2013 Juror’s Award, How Much Do We Control? M.F.A. Juried Exhibition, Wichita State University
2010 Award of Merit, The 40th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, York Art Association

Collections

• Donna Woods and Jon Hinrichs Private Collection, Lincoln, Nebraska
• Nelle and J.P. Jamison Private Collection, Lincoln, Nebraska
• Todd Peterson Private Collection, Lincoln, Nebraska


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