2015 MFA Candidate, Painting, New York Academy of Art


Odd Nerdrum Apprenticeship

Summer 2013                                                                                                                                                                

Advanced Painting Intensive – Columbia University

Summer 2012                                                                                                                                                                

BA Literatures and Cultures in English, Honors in Nonfiction Writing – Brown University

May 2010                                                                                                                                                                      

Tuscan Landscape Painting Program – Boston University

June 2008                                                                                                                                                       



New York Academy of Art Merit Scholarship                                                                                                            




Deck the Walls – New York Academy of Art

December 2013                                                                                                                                                              

Sorrentoscapes – Claire Cushman and Brenna Crothers Sorrento, Maine

August 2013                                                                                                                                                                          

ArtEmbassy Student Show, Toronto, ON

May 2013                                                                                                                                                                      

2012 Advanced Painting Intensive Exhibition, LeRoy Neiman Gallery

June 2012                                                                                                                                                                      

Frenchman Bay Conservancy show, Chapter 2 Gallery, Corea, Maine

August 2011                                                                                                                                                                  

Tuscan Landscape Painting Program Student Show, Capitignano, Italy

June 2008                                                                                                                                                                      

The Rejects Show, List Arts Building, Brown University

Spring 2008                                                                                                                                                                   



Counselor – Creative Works Studios, Toronto                                                                                                           

‒      Worked with mentally ill patients on visual art, music, and writing projects once a week

Spring 2013

Counselor - Brown Arts Mentoring                                                                                                                            

‒       Worked with primary school children on weekly art-related projects in inner city Providence