Education

2003 BA, Art Education, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Workshops and Independent Studies

2018 The Fiction of Sight with Brian Rego, Hosted by MassArt at Bennington College, VT

2016     Cityscape Painting with Peter Van Dyck, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA 

2016      Painting the Figure with Brian Rego and David Campbell, Melrose School of Art, Columbia, SC 

2015      Painting in the Landscape with Brian Rego and David Campbell, Williamsburg, VA 

2013 Graduate Study with Jose Bellver, University of Las Vegas Nevada, Las Vegas, NV


Selected Exhibitions (2014-Present)

2019 In Plain Sight, Schaefer Gallery, SFAI-Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2019 Digital Aura, Fort Mason Atrium Gallery, SFAI-Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2019 Pinnacles and Sages, Schaefer Gallery, SFAI-Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2019 Mutually Assured, Schaefer Gallery, SFAI-Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2018 Gallery Stars Group Show, Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV

2018     Desert  Landscape Show, Olive Gallery, Las Vegas City Hall, Las Vegas, NV 

2018     Today is All We Have (online), hosted by Settlers + Nomads, Juried by Mikayla Whitmore and Holly Lay

2018 Group Exhibition, Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV

2018     Blue Angel: Between Heaven and Earth, Neon Museum's Ne10 Studio, Las Vegas, NV

2018     CCSD Faculty Art Show, The Public Education Foundation Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2018     Solo Exhibition, Recent Work, 6 Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 

2018     Year of the Dog, Mayor's Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 

2017     Solo Exhibition, A Perceived Reality, 6 Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2017     Solo Exhibition, Recent Work (2015-2016), 6 Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 

2015 Resurrected: The Early Works, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV 

2015 Beyond the Peaks, Flagstaff Modern and Contemporary, Flagstaff, AZ (2015)

2015 Outsiders, Flagstaff Modern and Contemporary, Flagstaff, AZ (2015)

2015     Two-Person Exhibition, In Your Head, 6 Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (with poet Chad Reynolds)

2015     Two Person Exhibition, The Last Goodbye, 6 Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (with photographer Monica Figura)

2014     Many, Vast Space Projects, Henderson, NV

2014     Mas Attack Vegas, Vast Space Projects, Henderson, NV


Awards

2019     MFA Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute

2015 Distinguished Educator Award, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV

2009 Excellence in Teaching Award, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV

2001 Gretchen Grimm Art Scholarship Award, UW-Eau Claire


Publications

Tutor, Zach, “Wade Schuster: Paintings.” Supersonic Art. 24 Apr. 2018.

Perez, Pj. “Saturday in the New Friday.” DTLV. 02 Sept. 2015.

Peterson, Kristen. “Second Saturdays, New Galleries Put the Art Back in Emergency Arts.” Las Vegas Review Journal. 04 Feb. 2015.


Teaching

Experience

K-12 Art Teacher, Clark County School District, Las Vegas NV (2004-Present)

Guest Lecture, University of Las Vegas-Nevada, “Art Education Today,” 2018