1983 Born in Belleville, IL
2008 Master of Fine Arts, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL.
Professional Work Experience
• Director of Talent Development, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL. 62220
• Curator, William and Florence Schmidt Art Center
2013 – present
• Art Department Chair, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL.
• Assistant Professor of Art, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL.
2008 - 2011
• Assistant Director/Curator, Philip Slein Gallery, Saint Louis, MO
• Gallery Assistant, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
2019 “Living Proof” Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2016 “Within/Without” Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery
2015 “Smile Like You Mean It” William and Florence Schmidt Art Center
2018 Angad Arts Hotel, Chameleon Lounge Series and “eye pillows” for guest rooms
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 “Faculty Show” William and Florence Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL.
2011 “Faculty Show” William and Florence Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL.
2008 “Senior Thesis Show” New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2006 Rickert - Zeibold Trust Award Exhibition, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL.
2006 Rickert - Zeibold Competition Group Exhibition, The Glove Factory, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL.
2006 Go Forth and Multiply, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL.
2006 Love at the Glove, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL.
Nominated Class Representative and elected Commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2008 New York Academy of Art Master’s Program.
Recipient of the Rickert -Zeibold Trust Award in the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2006
Diggins, Sarah. 2021, April. At Home in Belleville with the Haniszewski’s. Retrieved from https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/home-and-garden/photos-at-home-in-belleville-with-the-haniszewskis/collection_d15de42a-ea14-55c4-b494-7b11b7b9af61.html#1
Schmid, Eric. 2020, April. Teaching Online During A Pandemic Is Hard, And It’s Harder For These Kinds Of Classes. Retrieved from https://www.kbia.org/post/teaching-online-during-pandemic-hard-and-it-s-harder-these-kinds-classes#stream/0
Schmid, Eric. 2019, November. NPR: Belleville’s Old Homes Are Attracting New Residents: Here’s Who’s Moving In And Why. Retrieved from https://news.stlpublicradio.org/arts/2019-11-01/bellevilles-old-homes-are-attracting-new-residents-heres-whos-moving-in-and-why
Schremp Hahn, Valerie. 2019, October. Angad Arts Hotel: Weird, art-centric, playful surroundings offer unique stay Retrieved from https://www.stltoday.com/travel/angad-arts-hotel-weird-art-centric-playful-surroundings-offer-unique-stay/article_f4ecc67a-1fde-53d8-8c6c-95f3d0ae7678.html
Hollerbach, Brian, “The Eyes Have It” Ladue News, Oct 17, 2019
Stevens, Samantha. 2019, February. Stepping into the Angad Arts Hotel feels like walking through a St. Louis art gallery Retrieved from https://www.stlmag.com/design/art-in-the-angad/