Employment & Volunteer
Assistant Director, Fuller Seminary Institute for Theology and Northwest Culture, Seattle, WA, 2015-present
Adjunct Professor, Theology & the Arts, Southwestern College, Winfield, KS, 2014-2015
Artist in Residence, Arkansas City Area Arts Council, August 2013-present
Visual Arts Editor, Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts, August 2013-present
Associate Director, CIVA | Christians in the Visual Arts, Wenham, MA, 2011 - 2013
Family Programs Facilitator, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston, 2010 - 2011
Program Administrator, Center for Practical Theology, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2009-2011
M.S. Arts Administration, Visual Arts, 2011
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
M.A. Theology and the Arts, May 2007
Asbury Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky
Exhibitions & Private Collections
People & Place, Burford Center for the Arts, Arkansas City, KS, October 2014
Advent Reflections (community installation), Church of the Cross Boston, December 2012
Boston Modern (guest curator), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Blood and Water (solo exhibition), Z.T. Johnson Gallery, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY 2008
The Nude International, Loudon House, Lexington, KY 2007
Annual Members Open, Loudon House, Lexington, KY 2007
Shannon Steed: New Work (solo exhibition), La Roca UMC, Lexington, KY 2006
Creation, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2005
Work included in the private collections of: Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, KY), Asbury University (Wilmore, KY), Great Commission Fellowship (Wilmore, KY), Trinity United Methodist Church (Ruston, LA)
Publications, Professional Addresses, & Awards
Kansas Humanities Council Short Film Grant recipient in support of the Arkansas City Area Arts Council's People & Place project, January 2014.
Legacy Regional Community Foundation Grant recipient in support of the Arkansas Area Arts Council's People & Place exhibition.
“Play, Work, Love,” SEEN Journal, VII:2 (2012): 12-14.
For the Beauty of the Church, Artist panelist for a collaborative one-day conference on the relationship between the arts and the church, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, September 2012
Just Art? Art and Propaganda, Forum facilitated for The Price of Life International, a ministry of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at the International Arts Movement (IAM) Offices, New York, NY, September 2012
Context, the Calendar and Creative Collaboration: The “How” of Incorporating the Visual Arts into Congregational Worship Life, Workshop presented at Anglican 1000’s Worship, Liturgy and the Arts Conference, Durham, NC, 2011
The Aesthetics of Charles Wesley’s Hymnody, Facilitated for John Wesley’s Theology Today (STH 825) course, Boston University School of Theology, Boston, MA, 2011
Exploring a Wesleyan Theological Aesthetic, Public lecture presented, Boston University School of Theology, Boston, MA, 2010
A Wesleyan Look at the Vocation of the Artist, Chapel Talk, Asbury University Visual Arts Week, Wilmore, KY 2008
“Exploring the Vocation of the Wesleyan Artist,” SEEN Journal, VIII.2 (2008): 18-20.
“Have my Being,” (image) Asbury Herald, (2008): back cover.
Calvin Institute Worship and the Arts grant recipient, 2008