Shows and Exhibitions:

2016-2017 – The Grove, Virginia Tech – work featured at President Sand’s home

2016 – Armory Building, Virginia TechGraduation Showcase

2016 – Moss Center for the Arts, Virginia Tech – Senior Studio Exhibition

2016 School of Visual Arts, Armory Building, Virginia Tech Senior Thesis Show

2016 Wallace Hall Gallery, Virginia Tech Undergrad Research and Creativity Symposium

2016 –Strathmore, North Bethesda, MDArt In Motion

2015Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech Juried Biennial Student Art Show

Awarded 1st Place 2D Entry (for Unknotting)

Awarded Honorable Mention 2D Entry (for I’d Erase It All If I Could)

2015 – Armory, Virginia Tech Laser Design Class Exhibition

2015 XYZ Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA Geography of Places Photography Show

2014 – Moss Center for the Arts, Blacksburg, VATEDx “Illuminate” showcase

2014The Artful Lawyer, Blacksburg, VAcontributed to “____burg” Photography Show

2014XYZ Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA – Do You Love Me?

2014 XYZ Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA  Halloween Art Show

2014 – XYZ Art Gallery, Blacksburg, VA Accendo/Excaecare

Permanent Collections:

Virginia Tech – work Hiraeth purchased in 2016


Cover Art for June 2016 of The Minnesota Review

Art History Research Publication in August 2017 for HRUB’s Sociology and Anthropology

Press (About Alison):

Taubman Monster Art Rally


BFA from Virginia Tech (2016) in Studio Art (dual focus in drawing and photography)

Highlights: Dean’s List Fall 2012 – Spring 2016, Omicron Delta Kappa, Visual Arts Student Ambassador, Henry J. Dekker Award, Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated in Honors (Honors Thesis)

Work Experience:


Art Teacher for 7-12 Grade – Hargrave Military Academy


Education/Curatorial Intern at Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, VA – January – August 2016

Private Children’s Art Teacher at Honeysuckle Studio – Blacksburg, VA –  2015 – 2016

Adult Art Teacher at Honeysuckle Studio – Blacksburg, VA – 2015-2016

Graphic Designer  in Blacksburg, VA – 2013 – 2016

Gallery Assistant at Perspective Gallery in Blacksburg, VA – 2014 – 2016

Gallery Intern at Perspective Gallery in Blacksburg, VA -2014-2016

Curatorial Internship at Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, VA – Spring 2016

Visual Arts Internship at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD – Summer 2015

(LinkedIn Account with full experience here)