Life Experience
Conceptual Artist
Louisville, Kentucky / September 2013 - Present

Artist In Residence, Residency Unlimited

Project:  "the Q loop"
Brooklyn, New York / 2012 - 2013


Research Artist, Private Donor Funded
NYC/France/Appalachia / 2007-2010

Professional Consultant, Arts & Healthcare Marketing
National / 2004-2007

Director at Heart & Vascular Center, Queen’s Medical Center
Honolulu, HI / 2002-2004

Regional Director for Cardiovascular Services, Tenet Healthcare
Gulf States Region / 2001-2002

Administrator, Ochsner Heart & Vascular Center
New Orleans, LA / 1997-2001

Director of Network Development, Ochsner Health Plan
New Orleans, LA / 1996-1997

Education
University of Kentucky School of Art & Visual Studies/Master of Fine Arts  Studio (MFA)/ 2013
Tulane University/Law (JD)/Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)/1991 - 1996
Transylvania University/Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Theatrical Directing and Art Studio/1991


Select Grants
National Endowment for the Arts, Our Town 2014
Grant Initiative: XLerateArt
A partnership with Residency Unlimited to educate and train artists to be corporate innovation consultants and creating opportunities for artists inside corporations as innovation consultants.

ArtPlace America, 2014
Grant Initiative: Smoketown Creative Innovation Zone
A partnership with YouthBuild Louisville to educate and train artists to be civic innovation consultants and creating opportunities for artists inside a branch of a global NGO focused on creating job opportunities for at risk youth to help the NGO expand its capacity to serve more young people in Smoketown.

ArtPlace America, 2015
Grant Initiative: Roots & Wings
A unique, grass roots theatre project linking Appalachian, West African and urban arts in Louisville that engages young adult artists in their 20s as advocates for equitable development and reduction of violence.

Current Volunteer Focus
Commissioner, Louisville Commission On Public Art
January 2015 - Present 
Public art oversight body for Metro Louisville Government.

Co-Director, Roots & Wings
November 2014 - Present 

Co-Director, Smoketown Creative Innovation Zone/Project HEAL
June 2014 - Present

Board Member, Smoketown Neighborhood Association
2014-2016


Vice-Chair, Americans for the Arts

National Private Sector Council 

​2015-Present