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2742 Beacon Hill Ann Arbor, MI 48104



IG: @willcaresart



EDUCATION                           Master of Fine Arts

                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1996 

                                                Concentration: Environmental Sculpture/Installation 


                                                Bachelor of Fine Arts 

                                                Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1990 

                                                Concentration: Painting

Minor: Art History

                                                Graduated Summa Cum Laude 


HONORS                               Graduate/Professional Scholarship

                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1995 - 96 


                                                Graduate Teaching Assistantship 

                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1993 - 95 


                                                Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society 

                                                Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1990 


                                                Regents Scholarship 

                                                Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1987 - 90 


                                                Art Department Scholarship 

                                                Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1986 - 87 


TEACHING                             Art Teacher

                                                Dearborn Public Schools, Dearborn, MI

                                                Jan. 2001 - present


                                               Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

                                               Middle School Art Instructor 2006


                                                Graduate Teaching Assistantship 

                                                (Taught Basic drawing and Basic Painting)

                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1993 - 95 





July 26, 2019                         Open Wabi Open Studios Show                         

                                                Open Wabi Artist Residency, Fredericktown, OH

Dec. 8-9, 2018                       Ypsi Alloy Holiday Pop-Up

                                                Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI


Sept. 28 - 30, 2018               The Other Art Fair, Chicago

                                                Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

                                                In conjunction with Saatchi Online


Sept. July 27 & 28                 Shift: Pop-up

2018                                       Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH


June 22 - July 23                    37th Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition                          

2018                                        Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center


June 15 - July 14                    Sanctuary: Ypsi Alloy Studios Group Exhibition

2018                                        Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI


April 2018                              Dearborn Public Schools Art Teacher Exhibit
                                                Henry Ford Centennial Library, Dearborn, MI


Aug. 2014                              Advocates

                                                Padzieski Gallery, Dearborn, MI 


Sept. 2013                             Art Prize5

                                                L-Loft, Grand Rapids, MI 


Sept. 2010                             Dearborn Public Schools Faculty Exhibit

                                                Padzieski Gallery, Dearborn, MI


June 18 - July 28                    Art and Nature

1999                                       Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI


Sept. 1998
 - Sept. 1999       Krasl Sculpture Invitational: All Michigan

                                                Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI


July 15-
Sept. 27                     Sculpture Pontiac '97

1997                                        Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Pontiac, MI


Feb.-April 1997                     1997 Jackson Area Show

                                                Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI 


Aug. 1996 to April 1999       Crossroads

                                                Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, MI 


March 1996                           M.F.A. Exhibition: There was something I                                               

                                                wanted to say to you but have forgotten

                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


May 1995                               The Cathedral of Time: An Installation 

                                                Old Central Michigan Train Station, Detroit, MI

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