BORN:                                               
1969        San Antonio, Texas
 
EDUCATION:             
1989-1992   The Cooper Union, New York, NY, B.F.A. in Painting

1988-1989   Parsons School of Design, NY, NY
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:                        
2017
Talismanic, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX.

2014
Ocular Rhythms, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX.

2012
Double Wedding Ring, DARKE Gallery, Houston, TX.

Sea Change, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2011
Fleet for Abby, Art League Houston, Houston, TX.

2010        
Connected Thread, Mary Matteson-Parrish Gallery, Conroe, TX.
 
Progression, Lonestar College-Kingwood, Kingwood, TX.
 
2008
3 Months and 90 Days, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 
2017
On Repeat, Clarke & Associates, Houston, TX.  Curated by Raphael Rubinstein.

Home Bodies, Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX. 

2014
Hunting Art Prize Finalists Exhibit, Houston, TX.  Jurors:  Stephen Wicks--Curator at the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Leila Cartier--Director of Exhibitions and Curator at the William King Museum, Abington, VA; Marie Bosarge--Founder of Music Doing Good, Inc., Houston, TX.

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2014, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.  Juror:  Rock Hushka--Curator of Tacoma Art Museum.

2013
Leap, Bank of America Center, Houston, TX, organized by Kinzelman Art Consulting.

enCircled, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL.

Ratio, DARKE Gallery, Houston, TX, curated by Jon Clark.

2011
If you didn't see the Texas Biennial..., DARKE Gallery, Houston, TX.

Texas Biennial 11, 816 Congress, Austin, TX.  Curator:  Virginia Rutledge.

2010
Hunting Art Prize Finalists Exhibit, Houston, TX. Jurors: Sarah Cash - Curator at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Rita Aida Gonzalez - Asst. Curator at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Lorelei Stewart - Director of Gallery 400 at Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Preserving Space, Russ Pitman Park, Houston, TX.

2009
        
Texas Biennial 09, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX.  Curator: Michael Duncan.
            
Texas National 2009, Stephen F. Austin St. Univ., Nacogdoches,TX. Juror:  Mel Chin.
                
The Sketchbook Project, Originated Arthouse Gallery, Atlanta, GA and traveled to eight venues, including Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington, DC, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY, and Museum of Design, Atlanta, GA. 

2008           
Intersections, C.G. Jung Center, Houston, TX.

2007           
Old is New, Space
125 Gallery, Houston, TX.
                
Texas National 2007, Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX. Jurors: MANUAL (Suzanne Bloom/Ed Hill).

2005           
Everybody Art, Vine Street Studios, Houston, TX. Jurors: Terrie Sultan - Director of Blaffer Gallery, Michelle Barnes – Exec. Director of The Community Artists’ Collective, and Lynn Randolph - Artist.

2001           
Big Show
, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Juror: Randy Sommer, Director, ACME, Los Angeles/Santa Monica, CA.
                
The Assistance League of Art Celebrates Texas Art 2001, Williams Tower, Houston, TX.  Juror: Terrie Sultan, Director, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX.

2000           
Rounding the Edge, Purse Building Studios, Houston, TX. Curator: Judy Moon Kwon.
                
Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Juror:  Sara Kellner, Executive Director, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX.
                
The Assistance League of Art Celebrates Texas Art 2000, Williams Tower, Houston,
TX.  Juror: Bruce Guenther, Chief Curator, Orange County Museum of Art.

AWARDS/PUBLICATIONS:
2017:  Artadia finalist, Houston, TX.  One of five finalists.

2016:  New American Paintings, #126 West Issue.  Curator:  Claire C. Carter, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ.

2012: New American Paintings, #102 West Issue.  Curator:  Bill Arning, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston.

2011: Houston Arts Alliance, Individual Artist Grant Fellowship, Houston, TX.

2009: Accepted into the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center, New York, NY.

2007: Houston Arts Alliance, Individual Artist Grant Fellowship, Houston, TX.

2005-2009: Diverse Works Artist Retreat and Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop for Visual & Performing Artists, Houston, TX.
 
 BIBLIOGRAPHY:
"Editorial Recommendations: Catherine Colangelo," Donna Tennant, Visual Arts Source, August, 2014.

"Opportunity Comes Knocking for Emerging Artists," Molly Gletzer, Houston Chronicle, July 25, 2014.

"A Boatload of Friends: Fleet for Abby at Art League," Abby Koenig, Houston Press, July, 2011.

"Texas Biennial: Austin," Dan Boehl, ...might be good, May, 2011.

"Texas Biennial at 816 Congress: Office Space," Sarah Fisch, Glasstire, May, 2011.

"Texas Biennial - Multiple Venues", Frances Colpitt, Art in America, June-July, 2009.

"Arts Review:  Texas Biennial 2009 - DIY:  Double Wide", Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, April 10, 2009.

"Old is New", Sarah Gajkowski-Hill, ArtsHouston Magazine, July 2007. 
                 
Art Capsule Review:  "Old is New", Troy Schulze, Houston Press, July 19, 2007.   
                 
"Better than Crack", Dusti Rhodes, Houston Press, June 14, 2007.