2017–21 Maryland Institute College of Art, BFA Candidate in Painting, Baltimore MD

2018 Vincent Desiderio Master Class, The New York Academy of Art, New York NY

2018 Rick Casali, workshop,  Annapolis MD 

2014–17 The Art Academy, Hillsborough NJ

Selected Exhibitions:

2021 AXA Art Prize Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY

2021 From The Ashes, Phoenix Art Yard, Baltimore, MD

2021 MICA 2021 Commencement Exhibition, Virtual, Baltimore, MD

2021 Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

2020 Color Tomorrow (2), PrinterPaper Museum, Baltimore MD

2019 Scholarship Donor Exhibition, Mosher Gallery, Baltimore MD

2019 Junior Independent Painting, Baltimore MD

2019 Wander Walking, Hamilton Gallery, Baltimore MD

2018 Go Figure, Main O Gallery, Baltimore MD

2018 Solo Exhibition title, Hunterdon County Library, Hunterdon NJ

2018 Solo Exhibition title, Lone Eagle Brewery, Flemington NJ

2018 MICA Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore MD

Exhibition Design:

2020 Something edgeless, something spectral, Wallery Gallery, Baltimore MD

2018-19 Pre-college Final Art Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, Designed final student exhibitions for MICA Pre-College

2018 Go Figure, Main O Gallery, Baltimore, MD


2018-20 Painting and Drawing Instructor, Evolve Fine Art Education, NJ

2018-19 Pre-college Painting and DrawingTeaching Assistant, MICA, MD

2016-18 Painting and Drawing Instructor, The Art Academies of NJ


2020-21 Reba Stewart Memorial Scholarship MICA

2017-21 Ruth Jenkins Bristor ’35 Scholarship MICA

2017-21 Mathias J. Devito Scholarship MICA

2017-21 MICA Grant for painting

2017-21 Don F. Turano ’59 Fund Scholarship

2017-21 Creative Vision Award MICA

2018-19 Painting Departmental Recognition Award MICA

2018-19 Nancy Lee Roberts ’39 Scholarship MICA

2017 Best in Show, J&J’s Annual Employee Art Exhibition

2016-17 Best in Show, HCRHS Annual Show

2016 Grand Prize Art, Scholarship ACIS

2016  First Place, Independent Fine Art, Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission


2018 Meet the Artist:  Abbie Rugg, Old Holland