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EDUCATION

MFA, Art Studio, University of California Davis, CA, – 2017
BA, Art Studio, CSUS, Sacramento, CA, summa cum laude – 2015
AA, College of the Siskiyous, Weed, CA – 2011

EXHIBITIONS

2017 From This Point Forward, Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA
2017 Who is U.S.?, Art Studio Basement Gallery, Davis, CA
2016 Painting Around the Capitol, Stanislaus State's Art Space on the Main, Turlock, CA
2016 Ruminant Ground, Beatnik Studios, Sacramento, CA
2016 Consilience of Art and Science, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2015 Mental Throes, Third Space Art Collective, Davis, CA
2014 Flux, Raymond Witt Gallery, CSUS, Sacramento, CA
2014 Faith Sponsler, College of the Siskiyous, Weed, CA
2014 Annual Student Awards Show, CSUS, Sacramento, CA
2014 Nature vs Nurture, Art ONEEIGHTSEVEN artist collective, Oakwilde Sculpture
Ranch, Valley Springs, CA
2014 Our Brain, Art ONEEIGHTSEVEN artist collective, Crocker Art Museum,
Sacramento, CA
2014 Depth and Change, Art ONEEIGHTSEVEN artist collective, Raymond Witt Gallery,
CSUS, Sacramento, CA
2013 Dark Matter, Raymond Witt Gallery, CSUS, Sacramento, CA
2011 Siskiyou Artists Association Annual Show, Sisson Museum, Mount Shasta, CA

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2017 Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2017 Keister and Allen Purchase Prize, Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA
2016 UC Davis Department of Art Studio Graduate Fellowship
2016-2017 Freemon Gadberry Award in Art, Davis, CA
2014 University Art Product Award, “Annual Student Awards Show,” CSUS, Sacramento, CA
2011 Siskiyou Artists Association Art Scholarship, SSA, Weed, CA

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Its Alive! Art Purchase Prize Awarded, University News, UC Davis, CA
2017 MFA Now Archive Project Catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2016 UC Davis Art studio Students Hold Major Exhibitions in Sacramento Area, The California Aggie, Davis, CA
2016 Ruminant Ground, UC Davis First Year MFA Show, The Beatnik Journal, Sacramento, CA
2014 Faith Sponsler’s Paintings featured at College of the Siskiyous, Mt. Shasta Herald, Weed, CA

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 Lecturer, Beginning Drawing, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2017 Assistant Instructor, Beginning Drawing, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2016 Private Art Tutor
2016 Teaching Assistant, Beginning Sculpture, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2016 Assistant Instructor, Beginning Drawing, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2016 Teacher’s Assistant, Beginning Painting, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2015 Teacher’s Assistant, Beginning Drawing, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2013-2015 Assistant, Else Gallery, CSUS, Sacramento, CA 

COLLECTIONS

Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, UC Davis, Davis, CA
College of the Siskiyous, Weed, CA