b. 1985, Princeton, NJ
Lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


2018 MFA Candidate in Painting, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2016 MFA Study Abroad, Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy
2007 BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2007 RISD European Honors Program, Painting, Art History & Italian, Rome, Italy
2005 Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, Painting & Art History, Pont-Aven, France


 IDYLLWILDE, Florence, AL ‘Origins’ JULY 18 – SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
Rivertown Coffee Company, Florence, AL ‘Artist of the Month’ FEBRUARY 1 - MARCH 1, 2011


215 610 CONTEMPORARY, Juried Exhibition of Regional Emerging Artists. Juried by Odili Donald Odita, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA DECEMBER 6 – JANUARY 10, 2018

The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 'Independent Hotel Art Show' OCTOBER 10 – JANUARY 2018

Stella Elkins Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA ‘Festa di Roma’ SEPTEMBER 13 – SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, ‘The Big Painting Exhibition’ AUGUST 14 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Temple Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome 'MFA Exhibition' APRIL 11 - 18, 2017

Temple Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome 'Tiny Biennale' MARCH 21 - APRIL 6, 2017

The Native Daughter, Sausalito, CA 'Dash Against Darkness' JULY 16, 2016

Kennedy Douglass Art Center, Florence, AL ‘Arts Alive’ MAY 14 – JUNE 17, 2011
Cairo Gallery, Seattle, WA ‘Home’ SEPTEMBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1, 2009
The Art Store, Charleston, WV ‘Midsummer Salutations’ JULY 11 – 31, 2009
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton, NJ ‘Arts Council of Princeton's Holiday Sale’ DECEMBER 6 – 20, 2008
DR Greenway, Princeton, NJ ‘The Land That Feeds You’ SEPTEMBER 15 – NOVEMBER 7, 2008
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI ‘Nostra Mostra: Senior Thesis Show’ MAY – JUNE 2007
RISD European Honors Program, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy ‘Nostra Mostra’ APRIL – MAY 2007


Teaching Assistantship, Temple University, Intro to Visual Language in Painting, Teacher of Record, Expected 2018
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 2017
Gamblin Paint Award 2017
Teaching Assistantship in Painting & Drawing, Temple University Rome 2017
eaching Assistantship in Painting & Drawing, Temple University Rome 2016
European Honors Program, RISDOpportunity to study in Rome, Italy for the duration of the 2006-2007 academic year.
Professor William Carey Poland and Clara Poland Memorial Prize, RISD. Scholarship for academic success with a special distinction in drawing. . 


2017 No’Ala Magazine, July/August 2017,  'Artist in Residence', text by Roy Hall, photos by Abraham Rowe, Published on Jun 26, 2017

2016 Fresh Paint Magazine, Online Artist Blog Feature.
2016 The Maker's Post, Volume II, Artist Feature & Interview, Print Magazine & Online.

2016 The Paris Review, Summer 2016 - No. 217, Swimming Lessons by Charlotte Strick & Leanne Shapton, Print Magazine & Online. 

2015 Bozeman, Bobby. Local artist Marisa Keris exhibiting first solo show at new store in North Florence. Times Daily. July 28, 2015.
2008 Van Dongen, Susan ‘Summer’s Bounty’ The D&R Greenway makes the connection between ‘The Land That Feeds You’ and preservation. The Princeton Packet. Sep 19, 2008.