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b. 1983 New Orleans, Louisiana; Lives and works in Athens, Georgia

EDUCATION        

2011 MFA, Painting with Concentration in Anatomy, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York    

2008 BFA, Painting, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018- 2011 Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia, Drawing I, Drawing II, Intro Figure Drawing, Intro Painting

2015 Teacher, Art I, Art II, AP Art, Photography, Printmaking,  Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School, Athens, GA  

2014 Curator, John M. Lachin, Junior, Artist and Architect: Selected Works, American Institute of Architecture, New 

         Orleans, Louisiana

2013 Muralist, Calvary Baptist Church, Athens, Georgia

2012 Guest Lecturer: Art Education Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2012 Sponsor, Youth Arts Month, Oconee County, GA

2011 Instructor,  Youth Oils and Introductory Drawing, Fine Arts League of the Carolinas, Asheville, NC

2011 Copyist, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2011 Instructor, Portrait Drawing, Educational Alliance, New York, NY

2010 Muralist, Signoriello Studios, Newcastle, PA

2009 Muralist, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Athens, GA

2007-2008  Custom Frame Design and Production, Athens Art Group, Athens, GA

2007-2008  Gallery Assistant, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA 

GRANTS/ AWARDS

2014 Finalist, Westminster Kennel Club Poster Contest, New York, NY

2013 Finalist, Westminster Kennel Club Poster Contest, New York, NY

2012 1st Place, Artists Choice Award, UGA Alumni Show, Winsor Gallery, McDonough, GA

2012 Winner, Kress Project, Georgia Museum of Art/Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York

2011 Best in Show, Georgia Small Works Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2010 Merit Scholarship for Painting, New York Academy of Art

2007 Betty Cabin Scholarship, Painting, University of Georgia

2001-2003 HOPE Scholarship Recipient, University of Georgia

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018 Southworks, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2015 Southworks, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2014 Southworks, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2012 Georgia Small Works Exhibition, Stacy Koffman, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkisville, GA

2012 Summer Exhibition, David Ebony, Matthew Flowers, Carrie Rebora Barratt, and Steven Zevitas, Flowers Gallery 

         New York, NY

2011 Georgia Small Works Exhibition, Margaret Morrison and Ted Saupe, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

2010 I’ve Got a Secret, David Kratz and Peter Drake, Forbes Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Southworks, Rabecca D. Cochran, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Athens, GA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Twice Born, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA

2013 Members Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2013 Praxis, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2013 Building Upon the Past: 10 Emerging Female Artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013 Single Fare 3, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2012 Portrait Show, Myers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA

2012 UGA Alumni Show, Winsor Gallery, McDonough, GA

2012 Members Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2011 Uncharted, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Single Fare: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2011 Below Chambers, Biddy Earlys, New York, NY

2011 Self Portrait as Monster Truck, Kleio Projects, New York, NY

2011 Ridiculist Revival, Jackson Hall, New York, NY

2010 Off the Wall, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010 Single Fare, Private Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010 TOAST, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013 The Kress Project,  Published 2013 by the Georgia Museum of Art

2012 Red and Black, February 17th, 2012, “Alumna looks to stimulate Athens art scene”

         Flagpole, March 28th, 2012, “Art Notes: Not So Simple Truths”

2011 Donald Kuspit, “Some Dialectical Images,” Uncharted Catalogue

         ArtDeadline.Com,  “Lachin Awarded Best in Show at OCAF's Small Works Exhibit”

         Athens Banner Herald, October 14, “Lachin, Farley Win Top Awards at OCAF Art Exhibit”

2009 Athens Banner Herald, April 2, “Southworks”

         Athens Banner Herald, February 12, “UGA students' mural will grace church's new sanctuary”

2008 Colour Painting: The Full Palette from the Start, Diane Edison, Laurence King Publishing

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