Lives and works in St. Louis, MO
MFA . 2008. New Media. The Pennsylvania State University. University Park, PA.
BFA. 2005. Sculpture. University of Georgia. Athens, GA.
Contemporary Women Artists XVII: Reimagining Femmage. Foundry Art Centre. Juror Lisa Melandri. Juror's Award - Honorable Mention. Catalogue. St. Charles, MO.
OUT/break: An Exhibition of Work by LGBTQA Artists. Sarah Silberman Art Gallery. Rockville, MD. Jurors Robin Meyer and Molly Marie Nuzzo.
Adjunct Faculty Shows. STLCC-FV Arts and Humanities Building - Annex Cases. Florissant, MO.
The Intersection of Art and Motherhood. STLCC-FV (St Louis Community College - Florissant Valley) Arts and Humanities Building - Annex Cases. Florissant, MO.
Rag Dolls, Robots & Rocketships. Foundry Art Centre. Juror Renee Richetts. St. Charles, MO.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Studio. The Gallery of By Design. Alton, IL. (solo)
Childhood Memories. Mills Pond House Gallery. Juror Seung Lee. St. James, NY.
Stories We Tell. Phoenix Gallery. Juror Jessica Porter. Catalogue. New York, NY.
Ransom. Wayfarers. Brooklyn, NY.
Under The Influence. Art Saint Louis. Jurors Kit Keith and Tim Liddy. St. Louis, MO.
CAFAM: Granny Squared. Participated in a call from Yarn Bombing Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
The Exquisite Uterus Project. Woman Made Gallery. Chicago, IL. Then travels to UW-Madison LGBT Campus Center - Red Gym Art Gallery. Madison, WI.
Best of 2012. First annual Women's Caucus for Art (WCA) online exhibition.
Power, Politics, and Performance: The Exquisite Uterus. Shown in conjunction with the annual Wisconsin Women’s Conference. Artstar. Madison, WI.
Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze. Kinsey Institute Gallery. Juror Tanya Augsburg. Catalogue. Bloomington, IN.
The Meal. Arthouse Co-op at the Brooklyn Art Library. Brooklyn, NY.
Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze. SOMArts Cultural Center Main Gallery. Juror Tanya Augsburg. Catalogue. San Francisco, CA.
Backyard Quilt Show. Lil’ Country Shoppe. Middletown, DE.
Video Dada. UC Irvine, University Art Gallery / Room Gallery. Curated by Martha Gever. Catalogue. Irvine, CA.
The Dream Rocket. Traveling exhibition – present.
The Sketchbook Project and Library Tour. Arthouse Co-op. Traveling show. Brooklyn, NY.
Bound. Selected videos from Voyeur Collective shown on opening night. Melbourne, Australia.
Fourth Annual Artist Trading Card Exhibition. Richmond Art Gallery. Richmond, BC, Canada.
Original Motion Picture. Arthouse Co-op. Atlanta, GA.
Recherche. Collaboration with Teri Frame. Group Juried and Catalogue. Stony Brook University. Long Island, NY.
Midstream: New Ceramics. Collaboration with Teri Frame. Juror Peter Held. Arizona State University Art Museum. Tempe, AZ.
Voyeur International Video Collective Show. Melbourne, Australia.
Mediatopia. ISEA Singapore 2008: Border Transmissions.
The Golden Calf. Curated by Lonnie Graham. Catalogue. Crane Arts. Philadelphia, PA.
Secular Proportions. Collaboration with Teri Frame. Zoller Gallery. University Park, PA.
Dilated. Zoller Gallery. University Park, PA. (solo)
How I View Everything (H.I.V.E). Screening at Northern Illinois University.
NASAD Show. Screening at Pennsylvania State University.
Raw Summer Lovin'. Zoller Gallery. University Park, PA.
Displacement. Curated by John Bowman. Catalogue. Chashama Gallery. New York, NY.
Twenty-Second Annual Graduate Research Exhibition. HUB-Robeson Gallery. University Park, PA.
Mashafabulatic. Zoller Gallery. University Park, PA.
A Family Affair. William J. Thompson Gallery. Athens, GA. (solo)
Unicity: Site Specific Installation. Collaboration with Jill Reynolds. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.
Neural Drift(s). Outdoor Gallery. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.
Sound Art. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.
The Division of Parts. William J. Thompson Gallery. Athens, GA.
New Kids on the Block. William J. Thompson Gallery. Athens, GA.
Lesbian Emergences. Curated by Sarah Harbin. Catalogue. ATHICA. Athens, GA.
In Support of Ladyfest South. Curated by Sarah Harbin. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.
Foundations in Drawing. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.
Reinventing the Manifesto. California State University. Sacramento, CA.
Swinson, Erika. "In Search of Mother." Reconciling Art and Mothering. Ed. Rachel Epp Buller. United Kingdom: Ashgate, 2012. Pages 217 - 226.
Swinson, Erika. “Challenging the Gaze.” Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze catalogue. 2011. Women’s Caucus for Art. Edited by Tanya Augsburg and Designed by Karen Gutfreund. Page 170. Available at www.lulu.com.
Tanya Augsburg, “Introduction: Some Starting Points, Theories and Themes” Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze catalogue. 2011. Page 27.
Karen Keifer-Boyd, “Hyphen-Unpress Editorial: Editorial Exchanges on Mothering” Visual Culture and Gender, Vol. 4, 2009.
Stephanie Goga. "Grads to Present Art Theses” The Daily Collegian, March 31, 2008.
Nicole Sciotto. "Grad Students Create Unique Art Show” The Daily Collegian, January 25, 2007.
Beth Sale. "Neural Drifts, Photographs & Pez!" Flagpole Magazine, March 9, 2005.
Beth Sale. "Surrealism for the Holidays" Flagpole Magazine, December 14, 2005.
Julie Phillips Jordan. "Jordan: From Black History to Women's History" Online Athens Banner-Herald, February 26, 2003.
Panelist, St Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, The Intersection of Art and Motherhood , March 18, 2014.
Panelist, Kinsey Institute Gallery, Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, April 13, 2012.
Geri McGuire, Athens, GA
Jerry Ramsey, Inchelium, WA
2014 Featured Artist Women's Caucus for Art national website, February
2013 Featured Artist Women's Caucus for Art St Louis Chapter website, March
2006-2008 Half-Time Graduate Assistantship, Library Exhibits Coordinator, Tuition and Stipend, $12,500 per year
2003-2004 Academic Year Willie Anne Patterson Memorial Scholarship, $3000
2014-Present Crochet Guild of America (CGOA)
2014-Present Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA)
2013-15 President, Women's Caucus for Art St Louis Chapter
2013-Vice President (-Sept.), Women’s Caucus for Art St Louis Chapter
2012-Present Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) National and St Louis Chapter
2008 College Art Association
2007-08 Digital Media Group
2007-08 Graduate Student Association for Visual Culture
2006-07 Penn State Sculpture Club
2004-05 Vice President, Georgia Sculptors’ Society
2003-05 Georgia Sculptors’ Society
2001 California State University-Sacramento Art Club
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2015 Spring Semester. Adjunct Faculty. St Louis Community College - Florissant Valley. Sculpture I, Sculpture II and 3D Studio.
references available upon request