E D U C A T I O N
2007 M.F.A., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2005 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2004 B.F.A., Southern Adventist University (magna cum laude)
2002 Study abroad in Florence, Italy at Studio Art Centers International
2001-02 Summer studies in Fine Arts, West Chester University
Areas of Specialization: Installation, Sculpture, Drawing
S O L O E X H I B I T I O N S
2015 Running High-Land, Mojave Desert site-specific installation, Joshua Tree, CA
2013 Wishes/Lies/Dreams, two-person show, 1616 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Natural Forces, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
Beyond the Bones, Installation with Kun-Yang Lin Dancers, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Crossing Jordan, The Skybox, 2424 Studios, Philadelphia, PA
Leviathan, LGTripp Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Solo Series, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
2009 MorningStar, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Altarpiece Project, Covenant Fellowship Church, Glen Mills, PA
2008 Recent Drawings, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA
2004 Anepha, Brock Gallery, Collegedale, TN
S E L E C T E D G R O U P E X H I B I T I O N S
2015 Sightlines, Fed Galleries, Kendall College of Art & Design, Grand Rapids, MI
VERGE, Collaboration with Francis Cauffman Architects, Philadelphia, PA
Strange Land, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA
Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Without Boundary, School 33 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2013 Paper Works, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
Benefit Exhibit for BalletX, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 DAS:BAM, 1616 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Have A Nice Day, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA
Booking it to Brooklyn, Gallery 210, Brooklyn, NY
CONSTRUCT, The Icebox, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA
Introductions 2011, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Resonant Vision, The 930, Louisville, KY and McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
2010 Violence and Glitter, Indoor Rooftop Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Dry Bones, 739 Flash Space, Lawrence, KS
4 x 6, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Faculty Exhibit, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Abington Art Center Presents, William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
NEW, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
Humanization, Space 38|39, International Arts Movement, New York, NY
2009 Shadows on the Wall, Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood, NJ
Reflections of Generosity, Traveling exhibit with U.S. Army MWR:
Ft. Drum, NY, St. Louis, MO, Illesheim, Germany
Encounter09, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
2008 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Group Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University, West Chester, PA
2007 Faculty Exhibition, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, PA
Five into One, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
2006 Regeneration, Louisville Convention Center, Louisville, KY
Group Exhibition, 1301 Gallery, 1301 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA
F E L L O W S H I P S / R E S I D E N C I E S / N O M I N A T I O N S
2015 Project 387 Artist Residency, Gualala, CA
Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, CA
2014 Art on the Circuit, Public Art Project Finalist, Philadelphia, PA
Corning Incorporated Foundation Award Nominee
2013 Pilchuck School of Glass Full Scholarship Recipient
2012 Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts Recipient
2011-12 Center for Emerging Visual Artists Career Development Fellow
2010 Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellow Nominee
S E L E C T E D B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Philadelphia Artist Pays Steel Tribute to Desert, Hi-Desert Star, Hilary Sloane, August 7, 2015.
Scene Seen: Without Boundaries at School 33, Bmoreart.com, March 26, 2014.
The House With A Surprise Inside, The Wall Street Journal, N. Keates, April 19, 2013.
Beyond the Bones with Kun-Yang Lin/ Dancers and Alison Stigora, Knight Arts Online Journal, Chip Schwartz, April 5, 2012.
Review: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers- Beyond the Bones Revisited, The Dance Journal, Steven Weisz, April 1, 2012.
Branching Out, Grid Magazine, G.W. Miller III, Issue 33, Dec. 2011.
Imagination in the City, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nathaniel Popkin, November 4, 2011.
Timber, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Victoria Donohoe, November 4, 2011.
CFEVA Fellows at Crane, INLIQUID Art & Design Blog, A. McMenamin, June 27, 2011.
Two Exhibitions in Conversation, The Artblog, Kathleen Vaccaro, February 19, 2011.
Abington- Monumental Burned Wood, The Artblog, Fallon and Rosof, July 8, 2010.
Solo Visions at Abington, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Victoria Donohoe, May 7, 2010.
Alison Stigora, video interview with ArtPneuma, May 3, 2010.
Humanization Curators, IAM Conversations, Podcast interview, April 1, 2010.
Reflections of Generosity, book and artists catalogue by Ron Kelsey, March 2010.
Nature Sculpture, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Victoria Donohoe, September 11, 2009.
Out of Destruction, Creation, City Suburban News, Rachel Mattos, September 8, 2009.
C O L L E C T I O N S
Fairmount Water Works, Philadelphia, PA
Abington Art Center Sculpture Park, Jenkintown, PA
Rescue Rittenhouse Spa, Philadelphia, PA
The Icon Building, Philadelphia, PA
Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN
Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville, PA