Kayla Bates  

Education:                                                                                                                                                                  
Grand View University —Bachelor’s degree in studio art and art education. Minor in photography. Pending

Group Exhibitions:                                                                                                                                                   
Grand View Student Art Competition 2017, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club.        
Grand View Monthly Photo contest April 2016.            
Grand View Student Art Competition 2016, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club. Two pieces on display.
Grand View Poster Symposium November 2016, poster was over creativity in the classroom.
Grand View Student Art Competition 2015, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club.Three pieces on display.                      

Awards and prizes:
Grand View Student Art Competition 2017, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club. Won second place.  
Bifrost Literary Journal, 2016 honorable mention.                                                                                                          Grand View Student Art Competition 2016, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club.Honorable mention.
Grand View Poster Symposium November 2016, first place.
Grand View Student Art Competition 2015, Viaduct Gallery at Des Moines Social Club. One honorable mention.
Bifrost Literary Journal, 2015. Photo published receive third place in photography category. 

Publications: 
Sagebrush Review Volume XII, 2017. Art piece published                                                                                          Bifrost Literary Journal, 2016. 4 art pieces in the magazine.                                                                                      Bifrost Literary Journal, 2015. Photo published                                                                                                              

Teaching, Employment or Experience:
Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa. June 2016-present. Run multiple programs, like art club, cooking, STEM, and STEAM with students at the middle school level.

Team Gymnastics Academy – gymnastics coach. August 2010-Novemember 2016. Coach children from the ages of two to fifteen different gymnastics skills,routines, and spotted skills to both the recreational and competition teams.