Curriculum Vitae 2020

  Profile

Louisiana based fine artist deeply engaged in painting for the community through public and private works. My paintings are ever growing and changing with the times while remaining in the Lord’s creative process through my work and journey. Active small business owner of Painting with Rika for four years while working as a professional artist in its raw form with a deep desire to pour the holiness of scripture through the medium of painting, drawing, and interdisciplinary processes. 

Education

Currently pursuing a Bachelors of Fine Art 2019-

January 2015-May 2016

          Completed four semesters of graduate course towards a Master of Art in English

Bachelor of Science in Political Science 2012

Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

        International Exchange Student

 

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

         International Exchange Student

        

Professional Activity and Service

 

Public Collections:

        Group Exhibition at Lakeview Regional Hospital, Covington, LA

        Logo mural at The Shack, Covington, LA

        Logo mural, S&S Decor, Franklinton, LA 

 

Private Collections:

        Works held throughout Southeast Louisiana, Australia, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Michigan, and Florida

Service

        Lead the le cercle francais, Southeastern Louisiana University's French Club through "The Starry Night", by Vincent Van Gogh

 

         Northshore Academy of Dance, Tutus & Blues Backing Brittany, painting donation

         

         Christ Temple Church of Christ Holiness, painting donation

         

         He-Art and Praise Paintings

         

Painting with Rika(PwR) LLC

Retirement Communities (PwR)

      Brookdale Mandeville, LA​

      Beau Provence, Mandeville, LA 

      Christwood, Covington, LA

      The Windsor, Mandeville, LA

 

St, Tammany Parish Library(PwR)

      Folsom Public Library

      Slidell Branch

      South Slidell Branch

      Mandeville Branch

      Mandeville Causeway Branch

      Madisonville Branch

      Lacombe Branch

 Community and Churches (PwR)

     Pelican Park,Castine Center, Mandeville, LA

     St. Timothy on the Northshore, Mandeville, LA

     Faith Bible Church, Covington, LA

     Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Hermon, LA

     The Shack Restaurant and Bar, Covington, LA

     A Sibling to Love Organization

     

Private Organizations and Clients throughout Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi

Publications:

 

(2020), ‘French Club Holds Event’, ByLion, Southeastern Louisiana University Weekly Newsletter, October 15, 2020.

References available upon request