Curriculum Vitae



Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 2008-2009

Pratt Institute of Art, Brooklyn, NY 1999-2001

Grants, Awards, Residencies

East Kentucky Artist Impact Award 2018

Special Grant Recipient, Great Meadows Foundation 2017

Tanne Foundation Award Recipient 2016

Artist Enrichment Grant Recipient, Kentucky Foundation for Women 2015

Emerging Artist Award Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation 2015

Appalachian Youth Arts Collective Residency, Blaine, KY 2012

Kentucky Foundation for Women Hopscotch House Residency 2007

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

Appalachian Regional Hospital EpiCentre Arts Exhibit 2018

Summit City Lounge, Whitesburg, KY 2016

Where I'm From Group Exhibit, George Ellabration, Harlan, KY 2016

New Work for a New Year, EpiCentre Arts Group, Whitesburg, KY 2016

Featured Artist, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mt. Sterling, KY 2015

Tulip Poplar Mural Unveiling, Victorian Square, Lexington, KY 2014

Homecoming, Appalachian Artisan Center, Hindman, KY 2014

Among the Light and Shadow, United Methodist Church, Frankfort, KY 2013

Women in the Arts, Grayson Gallery, Grayson, KY 2014

New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit 2012


Simpson, April Exchange programs bring urban and rural America together Christian Science Monitor July 2019

House, Silas Memories From the South: Growing Up in a 'Sundown Town' Time Magazine: The South Issue August 2018

Adams, Mason How No Hate in My Holler Became the War Cry for Appalachia The Daily Yonder July 2017

Becker, Benny Safety Concerns Force Postponement Of Rally Opposing White Nationalists  Ohio Valley Resource April 2017

Women's Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal, Routledge, Volume 40 Issue 2 2011


Allison Lundergan Grimes, Secretary of State, Frankfort, KY