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, MD - Art 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, VA - contributed to “____burg” Photography Show

2014 - XYZ 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)