Curriculum Vitae

Education

2014 – present, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL (MFA Visual Communication Design)

1997, B.F.A., Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (Multimedia emphasis)

1991 – 1994, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS (Graphic Design emphasis)

Experience

2014 – present, Graduate Assistant, Department of Art, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

2011 – present, Freelance Web Developer and Consultant

2010 – 2014, Lecturer, College of Architecture, Art, & Design, Mississippi State University,

Starkville, MS

2004 – 2010, Web Developer, Gibens Creative Group, Tupelo, MS

2001 – present, Co-owner/Web Developer, Cymbalholic.com

1999 – 2002, Owner/Web Developer, Mudpie Media, LLC, Columbus, MS

1997 – 2000, Multimedia/Web Developer, Peavey Electronics, Inc., Meridian, MS

Courses Taught

Digital Literacy, Intro to Computing for Artists and Designers, Advance Computer Studio (Web II), Multimedia I,

Directed Individual Studies, Fine Arts Digital

Committees

2013, MSU Department of Art Alumni Taskforce

2011 – 2012, MSU Department of Art Technology Committee, Mississippi State, MS

2012, MSU Department of Art Senior Thesis Committees, Mississippi State, MS

2012, MSU CAAD Communications Committee, Mississippi State, MS

Skills

HTML/XHTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop,

After Effects, ColdFusion), PHP, Javascript

Awards and Honors

2009, Silver ADDY Award, Tuscaloosa Ad Federation, Tuscaloosa, AL

2008, Ten ADDY Awards, MS Delta Ad Federation, Greenville, MS
2002, Six Gold ADDY Awards and Best in Show, Golden Triangle Ad Federation, Columbus MS

Lectures and Workshops

2016, “Learning from Jazz,” Frontier AIGA Educators Conference, Bozeman, MT.
2016, “Cyanotype Workshop,” The Arts Collective, Jacksonville, AL.

2013, “Build A Craft Blog in WordPress,” MSU Fiber Arts Club, Mississippi State, MS

2012, “Wordpress Basics,” Art Faculty Workshop, Mississippi State, MS

2006, “Establishing Your Own Business Website,” Renasant Center for IDEAs, Tupelo, MS

1999, “Web Graphics and Sound,” Mississippi Educational Computing Association (MECA),

Jackson, MS

1998, “Spotlight Session on Technology and Creativity,” Panelist, National Educational Computing

Conference (NECC), San Diego, CA

1998, “Creating Exciting Music and Art for the Web,” Ninth Annual International Conference on

Telecommunications and Hypermedia (Tel*ED), New Orleans, LA

1998, “Web Design and Creation Techniques,” Department of Technology and Education, Mississippi

State University, Starkville, MS

1998, “Advanced Techniques for Development of Interactive Multimedia,” Department of Technology

and Education, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

1998, “Introduction to Adobe Photoshop,” Department of Technology and Education, Mississippi State

University, Starkville, MS

1997, “Imagery Creation from Everyday Objects,” Department of Technology and Education,

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

1997 – 2000, “Advanced World Wide Web,” Continuing Education, Mississippi State University,

Starkville, MS

1997 – 2000, “Intro to the World Wide Web,” Continuing Education, Mississippi State University,

Starkville, MS

Articles, Press, Etc.

Online Facilitator, “41st Annual Student Competitive Exhibition,” Mississippi State University

Department of Art, 29 January 2013, http://studentshow.submittable.com.

Author, “Establishing Your Own Business Website,” two-part series, Mississippi Business Journal,

June 2006

“Part-time collaboration pays off for Mudpie Media,” Mississippi Business Journal, August 2002

Organizations

2016 Phi Kappa Phi, Member, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
2015 – present, Member, The University & College Designers Association (UCDA)

2015 – present, Member, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

2012 – present, Member, AIGA, Birmingham, AL

2012 – 2014, Founder & Faculty Sponsor, MSU Art Web Collective, Mississippi State, MS

2012 – 2013, Chairperson, MSU Department of Art Alumni Association, Mississippi State, MS

2012 – 2013, E-club Faculty Member, Mississippi State, MS

2012 – 2013, Fiber Arts Club Faculty Member, Mississippi State, MS

Exhibits (Group)

Spring 2016, Annual Student Show, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

June 2015, Martin-Lett Gallery of Art, “Into the Woods,” Oxford, AL

July 2015, Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum, “Alternative Process Photography,” Talladega, AL