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EDUCATION

BFA|2015|Fiber|Kansas City Art Institute
emphasis in dying, weaving, and fiber sculpture

Cosmetology|1992|Jones Store Beauty College – MO
emphasis in techniques and styles appropriate for fashion shows

 EXHIBITION RECORD

2014-15           Busman’s Holiday, Kemper at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO

2014                Kansas City Art Institute, The Warehouse, Kansas City, MO, end of      semester show

2014                It’s All Arbitrary, solo show at Contours Hair Design- Kansas City, MO

2013-14           Busman’s Holiday, Kemper East Galleries, Kansas City, MO

2013                Kansas City Art Institute, The Warehouse, Kansas City, MO, end of semester show

2013                Too Many Dinner Partes, three person show with Jessica McGann and Sarah Elizabeth Taylor, Little Miss Elegant Gallery- Kansas City, MO

2012-2013       Inside Out, Kemper East Galleries, Kansas City, MO

2012                Kansas City Art Institute, The Warehouse, Kansas City, MO, end of semester show

2011-12           Inside Out, Kemper East Galleries, Kansas City, MO

2011                La Paloma y La Rana, Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery- Kansas City, MO

2009-10          Inside Out, Kemper East Galleries, Kansas City, MO

 2007-8             Inside Out, Kemper East Galleries, Kansas City, MO

2004                Dia de los Muertos, Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery- Kansas City, MO

ART WORKSHOPS

2011                Dream Catcher Workshop, Boy Scouts- Troop 25, Kansas City, MO

2009                Eco-Art Workshop, Green Works|Brush Creek Community Center, workshop focused on environmentally sensitive paint and water quality protection

2009                Be Creative, Plaza Public Library, Kansas City, MO, youth focused workshops, July 7-August 13

2009                Recycle, Repurpose, Recreate!, Central Public Library, Kansas City, MO, youth focused assemblage workshop using repurposed materials

2009                Recycle, Repurpose, Recreate!, Central Public Library, Kansas City, MO, youth focused Japanese stab binding workshop utilizing recycled materials

 MIXED MEDIA/ FIBER

aka Repurpose Me, created functional goods, inclusive of and not limited to purses and bags, handmade cards, stuffed animals, paper flowers, scarves, and garments, Kansas City, MO

TRUNK SHOWS

2011                X-Mas in July, Repurpose Me Studio, Kansas City, MO

2010                Walken in a Winter Wonderland, Repurpose Me Studio, Kansas City, MO 

2009                Quodlibet (kwod-li-bet) Bazaar!, Repurpose Me Studio, Kansas City, MO

2009                Hawthorne Plaza Art Fair, Overland Park, KS

2009                Shop Awesome!, Janay A: Handmade Studio, Kansas City, MO

2008                Handmade Holidays, Janay A: Handmade Studio, Kansas City, MO

2008                Urban Bazaar, Foundation on Union Avenue, Kansas City, MO

2008                Gorge Us, Karma in Westport, Kansas City, MO

2008                Happy Hour w/ WearHaus, Velvet Dog, Kansas City, MO

2007                Rag Trade, The Cross Gallery/ Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

2006                Retail therapy, Foundation on Union Avenue, Kansas, MO

2006                the grab, Grinder’s Sculpture Garden, Kansas City, MO

2006                Troost Festival, Kansas City,

2006                Art in Columbus Park, Columbus Park, Kansas City, MO 

 2006                Happy Hour w/ WearHaus, Velvet Dog, Kansas City, MO

2006                Earth Day Festival, Shawnee Mission Park, Kansas City, MO

PERFORMANCE ACTIVIITIES

2013                That’s What Friends are For, Vice Magazine, Jaimie Warren, Kansas City, MO

2013                Exalted 4 Eva ‘rises Zora’, Charlotte Street Foundation, Megan Mantiia and Leone Reeves, Kansas City, MO

2012                Superbowl Ked’s Commercial, Peggy Noland, Kansas City, MO

2012                My Love Grows in the Dark, Ssion, Kansas City, MO

2010                Coyote’s Song, Brie Blakemen, Kansas City, MO

2009                BOY, Ssion, Kansas City, MO, movie

2009                Bullshit, Ssion, Kansas Cit, MO, music video

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

2012                Gala Fundraising Event for Whoop Dee Doo, Lathrop and Gage, Kansas City, MO, coordinated catering and worked on planning committee

2011                Gala Fundraising Event for Whoop Dee Doo, Lathrop and Gage, Kansas City, MO, coordinated catering and worked on planning committee

2009                Slow Food eat-in, community potluck, Coordinator and planner, lobbying to get REAL food in schools; as well as raise awareness about Child Nutrition Act, Border Star Montessori School. Kansas City, MO

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

2013                That’s What Friends are For, Vice Magazine, Jaimie Warren, Kansas City, MO, assisted with makeup

2009                Mythmakers, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO, assisted with makeup

2009                Whoop Dee Doo performance day, Kemper at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO, assisted with merchandise table

2009                Whoop Dee Doo set making workshop, Kemper at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO

2009                  Whoop Dee Doo, St. Paddy’s Day Parade, Kansas City, MO contributed to making float for parade and walked with other WWD members in parade

2008                Spay and Neuter Clinic, Kansas City, MO, assisted with felines in post operation spay and neuter surgery

2004                Planned Parenthood, Overland Park, KS, administrative assistance

ASSOCIATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS

2009-10                       Eco-Kids club leader at Border Star Montessori School

2008-10                       Committee Chair, Green Committee at Border Star Montessori School

2008-9                         Member of Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus

2005-present             Advocate and Member of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri

1992-present             Licensed Cosmetologist, Class CA-Hairdressing & Manicuring, State of Missouri

NOTABLE MENTION

 2010                         Interview with Jabulani Leffall, Repurpose Me, A Studio Visit, Central Standard, KCUR 89.3 Radio FM , Kansas City, MO,

 2009                            Museum Stores Offer Unique and Local Merchandise, Perfect for the Holidays in the Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, consigned product featured

2009                            It’s the Paper Chase, Wrappers Redux, Getting Started in Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, feature of hand made collaged cards

 2009                            How to Protect Your Protection, Ink KC, featured handmade product, condom disguises with a Planned Parenthood condom –