2018–present PhD Candidate (Promovendus), Department of History and Art History, Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University (UU), Utrecht, Netherlands.
- Project: Everlasting Flowers Between the Pages: Botanical Watercolors in the Seventeenth-Century Low Countries, supervised by Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré co-supervised by Dr. Florike Egmond.
2016–2018 ResMA (Cum Laude), Research Master Art History of the Low Countries, Department of History and Art History, Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University (UU), Utrecht, Netherlands.
- Thesis: The Blocks, the Tools, and the Printed Plants: The Making and Printing of Botanical Woodblocks at the Early Modern Officina Plantiniana, supervised by Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré and with Dr. Florike Egmond as second reader.
2014–2015 MA, Art History, Department of Art History, School of Liberal Art, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, GA, USA.
- Thesis: Unpacking the Printed Wunderkammer: Matthäus Merian’s Florilegium Renovatum et Auctum (1641), supervised by Dr. Arthur DiFuria.
2009–2013 BFA (Summa Cum Laude, Academic Outstanding Achievement Award), Illustration, Department of Illustration, School of Communication Art, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, GA, USA.
2018 Visiting Researcher, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp, Belgium.
2017–2018 Editor-in-Chief, Junctions: Graduate Journal of the Humanities, Utrecht, Netherlands.
2017–2018 Research and Curatorial Intern, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp, Belgium.
2017 Assistant Organizer, Reconstructing Colored Ink Recipes/Re-Performing Writing Technology Experiments/Replicating Early Modern Experimental Documentation Techniques Source: “Mayerne Manuscript” MS Sloane 20152, Re-Enactment Replication Reconstruction: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Performative Methodologies, Leiden, Netherlands.
2016–2017 Chair, UU Humanities Student Conference Committee, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.
2014–2015 Reference Assistant, Jen Library, SCAD-Savannah, Savannah, GA, USA.
(In addition to the above-listed academic experience, I have also worked as a freelance illustrator, an illustration instructor, an admission and administrative personnel, among others. Additional work experience can be provided upon request.)
2018 NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) Promoties in de geesteswetenschappen (PhDs in the Humanities Grant)
2018 Institutional Bursary Grant for the London Rare Books School 2018 (Course: Blocks and Plates) from the Institute of English Studies (IES)
2017 Selected participant for the International Student Roundtable at the 7ème Édition du Festival de L’Histoire de L’Art (Theme: Nature/United States) in Fontainebleau, France
2017 UU Graduate School of Humanities Conference Grants for Research Master Students (Padua 2017)
2015 Larry W. Forrest Scholar Award
2014–2015 SCAD Honors Award
2014–2015 SCAD International Student Scholarship
2013 SCAD Class of 2013 Illustration Academic Outstanding Achievement Award
2013 SCAD Lacoste Board of Trustees Travel Scholarship
2012–2013 Traci Haymans Memorial Scholarship
2011–2012 Betty Anderson Endowed Scholarship
2009–2013 SCAD Academic Honors Scholarship
2009–2013 SCAD Dean’s List