Drawing and Design Faculty, Digital Art and Design


History With DCCCD

  • 2012 - Full-time faculty, North Lake College
  • 2006-2012 - Adjunct faculty, El Centro College

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and printmaking, University of Texas at Tyler (with honors)
  • Master of Fine Arts in painting and intermedia arts, Texas Woman's University

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Emergency Artists' Support League
  • Irving Arts Association 
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Texas Community College Teachers Association 
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
  • Art Connections

Additional DCCCD Roles

  • Advisor to the WEOTA Student Art Club
  • President of the North Lake Faculty Association
  • Treasurer of the DCCCD Faculty Association

Awards/Accomplishments

  • 2017 - Faculty of the Year at North Lake College
  • 2016 - National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award
  • 2015-2016 - President's Scholar Award at North Lake College
  • 2015 - John and Suanne Rouche Excellence Award
  • 2014 - Faculty of the Year at North Lake College
  • 2011-2012 - Excellence in Teaching for Adjunct Faculty Award at El Centro College

Areas Taught

  • Drawing I and II
  • Painting I and II
  • Design I
  • Advanced Design
  • Art Appreciation

Related Professional Experience

  • Adjunct instructor of art and temporary full-time art instructor, Tarrant County College's Southeast Campus in Arlington, 2007-2011
  • Adjunct art instructor, Collin College in Plano, 2010-2012
  • Taught private workshops in printmaking, encaustic, painting, and drawing at various metroplex art centers such as the Dallas Arts Center, the Encaustic Center, the Visual Arts Society of Texas, Trinity Arts Guild and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens