Arabia Steamboat Museum; Kansas City, MO, June 2010-present

  • Coordinator of Education and Preservation, October 2014-present
  • Tour Guide and Preservationist, June 2010-October 2014

Kansas City Art Institute; Kansas City, MO, August 2002-present

  • Lecturer, January 2008-present   
  • Special Programs Instructor, Summer 2007
  • Continuing Education Instructor, Summer 2006
  • Peer Tutor, August 2002- May 2006                 

 Blue River Community College; Independence, MO, October 2009-present

  • Art History Instructor, both on-site and online

JC Penney; Overland Park, KS, May 2013- October 2014

  • Visual Specialist

 Camp Edmo; San Francisco, CA, Summer 2012      

  • Art Instructor, (rising K-4th grade campers)

Plenum Space Gallery; Kansas City, MO, June 2010-May 2012

  • Gallery Manager

Park Hill School District; Kansas City, MO, August 2009- May 2010

  • Substitute Teacher, K-12

University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS, August 2006- July 2009

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, August 2008-July 2009                   
  • Course Grader, August 2006-May 2008                       
  • Writing Consultant, KU Writing Center, August 2007-May 2008                           
  • Academic Aide, Disability Resources Office, August 2006-May 2007                


Master of Arts, May 2008

  • University of Kansas
  • History of Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2006
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Art History and Painting
  • Studied abroad in Italy, Summer 2005

French Language, Summer 2010

  • Johnson County Community College

Professional Development

 Adjunct Academy Workshop Series, 2011-2012

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Metropolitan Community Colleges

Quality Matters Training, 2011

  • Certified to Teach Online
  • Metropolitan Community Colleges

Guest Lecture, 2012

  • “J-Pop and Superflat,”
  • Hashinger Hall, University of Kansas

Guest Lecture, 2011

  •  “Superflat: The Importance of Animation in the Work of Takashi Murakami”
  • Animation Class, University of Kansas


Co-curator, YWAs: Young Woman Artists, 2014

  • Wonder Fair, Lawrence, KS
 Exhibition Review, 2010                             
  • Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

Session Chair and Presenter, Constructing and Contesting Boundaries: Gender in Art, 2010           

  • Paper: “Sailor Moon: Feminist Superheroine?”
  • Midwest Art History Society Annual Conference, Omaha, Nebraska

Panelist, Lieux de Mémoire in Asian Art, 2010

  • Paper: “Images of Mushrooms Clouds in the Work of Takashi Murakami”
  • Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

  • Survey of Art
  • History of Art I
  • History of Art II: both on-site and online
  • Western Art II
  • Art Since 1990
  • High Art and Popular Culture
  • Topics in Art & Gender: Women in Art
  • Dada & Surrealism
  • Personalities of Twentieth-Century Art
  • Art Inspired by the Masters


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