Events, Acclamations, and Exhibitions

2017

‘Taste of Durant Fundraiser’, with Leadership Durant, benefiting Crisis Control Center; Donated 8 artworks

2016

‘Durant High School 2016 Career Day’; Volunteer/Speaker to high school students

Wapanucka Public School Art/ Murals Wapanucka, Ok. 73461

‘Back To School Free Clothes Giveaway’ with Ministry in Action and Project Create; Volunteer

Bubba’s Brewhouse First Annual Crawfest/Face painter

‘Durant Magnolia Festival’, with Texoma Red River Arts Council, Displayed/Sold Artworks

‘6th Annual Christmas in July’ with Three Valley Riders and Families Feeding Families; Volunteer/Donated artworks

Bubba’s Brewhouse Bar and Grill, Art/Murals, Durant, Ok, 74701

‘Benefit Fish Fry’ Fundraiser, Lynn MacDermott; with Three Valley Riders, and Families Feeding Families; Volunteer/Donated artworks

2015

‘Christmas Toys for Children’, toy donations for underprivileged kids; with Ministry in Action and Project Create

‘Baby Sadie’s Medical Benefit’ Fundraiser; Volunteer/Donated artwork

‘90 Day Art Challenge: Downtown Sherman, Mural Project’, Selected Artist, Sherman Tx.

Dickson Police Department Halloween Carnival/Face painter

Choctaw Nation Women’s Summit- Participant/Artist

Choctaw Nation Cultural Meeting– Participant/Artist

“Annual Gala” The Denver Indian Center; Denver, Co, Featured Artist

36th Annual National Indian and Native American Employment and Training conference, Choctaw Nation, Artist

2014

Awareness Project series for domestic violence victims, survivors, and advocacy

Durant Main Street “Art Walk” Participant

‘2nd annual Kick up your Heels’ 5k Participant

2013

Durant Main Street for DV Awareness volunteer/hanging lights

City of Calera, Oklahoma Seal with City of Calera and Chief Greg Pyle 4-part design

Bryan County Crisis Center “ Kick up your Heels” 5K run volunteer traffic control

OKDHS “Willingness To Learn” Certificate

2012

“Night at the Museum” SE Homecoming Event, Three Valley Museum, Durant, Ok; Featured Photography/Artist

‘Durant Christmas Parade’, The Pet Place float contest participant/artist; 2nd Place

‘3rd Annual Wild Hog Festival’, Choctaw Casino Events Center, Durant, Ok. Volunteer/Artist participant

Grayson County Crisis Center “Seeds of Hope” Domestic Violence Fundraiser/donated two paintings

2011

(ODWC) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife and Conservation volunteer aging deer jaws under Jerry Shaw, Biologist

‘Extracting and Aging Bowfin Otoliths’ ,Red Sleuth, Ok., with Ethan Lovelace

‘Body of Water Species Study’, Lake Texoma, Whitomore branch, with Jarryd Robinson, Durant ,Ok.

Nature Conservancy-Pontotoc Ridge Preserve; (2nd) volunteer participation in data collection for population estimation of whitetail deer; with Jona Tucker

2010

Project Create Founder: Community involvement, artistic contribution, volunteer and ministry work

2009

Indian Territory/Country Framer Gallery, Durant, Ok. Featured Artist

2008

‘Senior Art Show’ Sold 3 Artworks, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Ok.

2007

S.E. University Fall Semester Honor Roll

S.E. University Summer Semester Honor Roll

S.E. University Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll

2006

‘N.R.A. Auction and Fundraiser’, Volunteer participant/Donated 2 artworks, Bryan County Fairgrounds, Durant, Ok.

‘Fallen Firefighter of Oklahoma Grassfires fundraiser/ Donated 3 artworks

2005

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) “above average” in ‘Critical Thinking’

Nature Conservancy-Pontotoc Ridge Preserve; volunteer participation in data collection for population estimation of whitetail deer; with Jona Tucker

2004-2006

‘Durant Trash Off’ participation/facilitation with SE Green Club Group

2004-2007

President/Southeastern Oklahoma State University Green Club, Durant, Ok.

2004-2006

Member/ Southeastern Oklahoma State University Wildlife Club, Durant, Ok.

2000

“Outstanding Achievement in Academics”, Academic Team Award, Calera High School

Art Award, Graduation Ceremony, Calera High School, Calera Ok

“Outstanding Achievement in Art Award”, Calera High School, Calera Ok.

‘Oklahoma Keep Our Land Grand’ 9th Annual calendar contest, 1st Place Poster winner

‘Class of 2000’ T-shirt Designer, Calera High School, Calera, Ok.

Figure Drawing College Curriculum, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Ok.

Still Life College Curriculum, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Ok.

“March of Dimes” T-shirt Designer for Calera High School, Calera, Ok.

1999-2000

Academic Team Member. Calera High School, Calera, Ok.

1999

‘Oklahoma Keep Our Land Grand’ 8th Annual calendar contest, 3rd Place Poster Winner

‘Chickasaw Nation JOM Art Contest’, 3rd Place Winner

Journalism College Curriculum winner, East Central University, Ada, Ok.

1997

“English I: High Grade Average”, Ada Junior High School, Ada, Ok.

1995

“Outstanding Student in Science”, Ada Junior High, Ada, Ok.

1994

“Most Artistic” Award, Willard Elementary, Ada, Ok.

1993

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution/Chimney Hill Essay Contest Winner

1993-1997

‘Honor Roll Student’, Ada Junior High, Ada, Ok.

1992-1995

Ok. State Dept. of Education ‘Reading Honors’ Award (25 or more books per school semester)

1992

“Friendliest Student” Award, Willard Elementary/Verlaine Stanley, Ada, Ok

1991-1997

Advances Placement/Gifted and Talented (I.L.O) program, Ada Schools, Ada, Ok.

Degrees - Training - Certificates:

2015 Choctaw Nation Cultural Meeting

2015 Choctaw Nation Women’s Summit

2015 36th Annual National Indian and Native American Employment and Training conference

Participation in the Durant Main Street Art Walk, Durant, OK

Beginning in 2014

Calera, OK, seal. June 2013

"3rd Annual Wild Hog Days Outdoor Festival", Choctaw Event Center, Durant, OK

"Seeds of Hope" 4th Annual Grayson County Crisis Center Fundraising Event October 11, 2012, Sherman, TX

"Night at the Museum", Southeastern Oklahoma State University Homecoming event held at the Three Valley Museum, September 27, 2012, Durant, OK

The Country Framer (Indian Territory Gallery),South 4th Avenue, Durant, OK 74701

2012

Bachelors of Science in Zoology/Minor in Art

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Ok, 74701

2008

Bachelors of Arts in Visual Arts/Minor in Wildlife Conservation

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Ok 74701

2015

American Health and Safety First-Aid Responder/CPR/AED

Ordained Ministry

Graduate of the Oklahoma State Officer Southeast Regional Academy

Suicide Prevention and Intervention

Crisis Control and Grief Counseling

Self Defense; Oklahoma Counsel on Law Enforcement Education and Federal Bureau of Prisons

Firearm Proficiency in handgun/shotgun qualifications/CLEET standard

Expandable/Straight Baton

OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) Spray

FATS III (Firearm Training Simulator)

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Registered Artist #1-002-00087

2014

Department o f Health Certified Pool Operator

2007

Alcoholic Beverage License # EMP 436716

2006

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) evaluated/pass, Achille Police Department, Achille, Oklahoma

Office training in Oklahoma State Written and Physical Agility tests

Radar Operator Certified through Achille Police Department, Achille, Ok

PIT Maneuver training, On-site, Achille PD, Achille, Ok

'Ripples' acrylic painting displayed and Southeastern Oklahoma State University Student Union 2nd Floor

Southeastern Oklahoma State University Senior Art Show- Centre Gallery, Durant, Ok- May 2008

Bryan County Community Center - NRA convention; Donated two pieces in 2006, Durant, OK

Donated artworks to benefits auction for local fallen firefighters of Oklahoma grass-fire in 2006, Durant, OK