Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae


Educational Background 

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, June 2008, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude, Dean's List 

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, June 2008 Bachelor of Arts, Painting, Summa Cum Laude Dean's List 

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, “Enchantment and Security in Holy Matrimony”, 2008

Temple College, Temple, TX, June 2003, Associate of Arts, General Studies

Professional Experience

Director of Operations, Price Center and Garden, San Marcos, TX 78666, 2022 - Present

Gallery Curator, Tantra Coffee House, San Marcos, TX 78666, 2023-Present

Owner of Metroflex Gym San Marcos & Michi’s Tanning Studio, 2011 - 2021

Arts Coordinator, City of San Marcos, 2017 - 2018

Gallery Assistant of D-Berman Gallery of Austin/Wimberley, TX, 2010

Painting Instructor Painting With a Twist, Austin, Texas 2008-2010

Teacher Assistant Sculpture Dept, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 2008-2010


Book Cover Illustration, “Outside of Grace”, Author: Anna Daugherty 

Book Cover Illustration, “How to Be made Whole: An Answer to the Whole Question” Author: Robin Steele

Book Cover Illustration,  “Broken Words: Capturing Essence of Beauty From Pain in Emily Dickenson’s Poetry” , Author: multiple authors, Azusa Pacific College

Honors Thesis, “Only in Fairytales” Texas State University Honors Program, Author: self


“Ophelia”, Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition, Kite currently on display at San Marcos Activity Center permanent collection. San Marcos, TX.  2023-current 

“River”, Marla’s Place, Hays Caldwell Women’s Center, outdoor activity area and basketball court for women and children living in HCWC long-term housing. Sponsored by Austin Home Aid non-profit organization. San Marcos, TX 2022. Video Link: Marla’s Place - HCWC

“Tiny Things” MURAL - Patron Melissa Forrester in memory of George Forrester. Mural located on as a backdrop to San Marcos Price Center Arts and Culture Center on Feltner Alley, San Marcos, TX. 2021

“Poppies” - Community First! Village, Donated mural on water station  as a contribution to Austin Home Aid & Mobile Loaves and Fishes non-profit organizations. Austin, TX. 2021

“Iris Garden”, MURAL sponsored by First United Methodist Church of San Marcos, Giant purple and pink irises painted on the activity center wall as a focal point for photo opportunities and bringing visual focal point for the Church grounds. San Marcos,  TX. 2019 Video link:

2018, “In Love”, MURAL, located at Yogurt In Love, San Marcos, TX 78666, mural dedicated to Ruth Molina, public involvement of painting hearts in support of Ruth Monlina’s fight against cancer. Video Link:“In Love” Mural by Michi & Friends


Pollinate, 10/12023 - 2/2/24, Tantra Coffeehouse, San Marcos, TX

Mothership Studio Studio Tour Exhibition, 3/31/23, Mothership Studios, Martindale, TX 

Solo Exhibition, 7/1/22 - 8/13/22, Inspired Minds Art Center, Buda, TX 

78666 Mural Jam - 11/21/2021,  live painting on Feltner Alley and Art Car, San Marcos, TX 78666

Competition, 1/21/21, 2nd place - Inspired Minds Art Center Art Brawl, proceeds of art sold benefited charity, Inspired Minds Art Center, Buda TX

Group Exhibitions - Bimonthly participation at Price Center Gallery group exhibitions 2022-2024

Group Exhibition, 1/2/2019 - 2/14/2020, Cultural Activities Center, Curated by Sheri Wilson, Cultural Activity Center, Temple, TX “The Making of the Mark:  A Drawing Collective”

Solo Exhibition, May 2020, Blue Dahlia Rotating Art Show, “Broken Butterflies and Botanicals”, Blue Dahlia Bistro, San Marcos, TX

Group Exhibition, 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020, Arthritis Association Gallery, San Antonio, TX, Curated by Winterstar Arts

Group Exhibition, 11/7/2019 - 12/1/2019, 218 Co-Op Tiny Art of Texas, 218 Gallery, “Tiny Red Poppy”, Juror 218 CoOp and guest Judge Catherine Lee, San Marcos, TX 78666



Blooming Day Spa, medicinal flower mural for private guests, March 2023

A Deer in Blue, 2023 - private mural for fantasy writer Ilona Lewis, July 2022

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Luminary Birth and Wellness Center, Birthing room flower mural and  main hallway office mural. 2022, 2023

The Groove San Marcos, inside mural for restaurant, San Marcos, TX . 2022

Infinity Wellness Center, Video Blog Background Mural, Austin, TX.  2022

Heart Chakra Lotus Mural, Laurel Grace Yoga Studio, New Braunfels, TX. 2022


5 Mile Constructions - ongoing custom watercolor renditions of custom homes given as gifts to clientele, 2021-2024 

McNabb Real Estate (several agents) - ongoing custom watercolor renditions of homes for closing gifts for clientele 2020-2024

Lotus Rehab, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy - Watercolor rendition of pelvic floor diagram used for educational purposes and reproduction for clientele. November 2020

Watercolor/Acrylic paintings - 40+ paintings for private collectors 2020-2024


Wake Up Narcolepsy, 2023 Paint-a-long workshop for Narcolepsy awareness fundraiser 

Pink Warrior Advocates Breast Cancer Family Day, 2022 Paint-a-long workshop for breast cancer survivors

Pink Warrior Advocates Gala, 2023, Body painting fashion show fundraiser

Texas International Wine Competition Art market fundraiser, Augusta Vin Winery, Fredericksburg, TX 2019-2023

San Marcos Boss Babes, 2021 Painting workshop, networking event 

Promiseland Church, 2020 Live Painting for book release “How to Be Made Whole ” 

Mural Arts Committee, San Marcos, TX. 2017-2018