Resume
 

Employment Experience:

  2007 - 2009:  Artist in Residence and Ceramic Shop Technician, Pacific Northwest College of Art,                                  Portland, OR.                       

              2007:  Assistant Preparitor, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ceramic Shop Manager/Technician - Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR.

              2005:  Database Manager - The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia PA.        

  2003 - 2004:  Major Gifts Coordinator - National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA.   

              2002:    Lead Assistant Sculptural Artist, Mural Arts Project “Theatre of Life” - Broad &

                              Lombard, Philadelphia, PA

              2001:   Lead Assistant Sculptural Artist, Mural Arts Project “Garden of Hope”- 6th &                                Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA


Education: 

            Current:    Masters in Industrial Design -  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY         

                2007:    Certificate Program , Oregon College of Art and Craft

                2000:    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cum Laude, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred         

                             University
       
                1999:    Semester in Rome, Italy. Temple University



   
Selected Exhibitions:                  

               2009:  "The Sky is Falling" solo exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Art's Manuel Izquerdo                                     Sculpture Gallery, Ceramic Installation, Portland OR

               2008:   “menagerie” solo exhibition, Beet Gallery, Ceramic Sculpture, Portland OR.
   
                            "Solo exhibition", Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Manuel Izquerdo Sculpture Gallery,                                   Ceramic Sculpture, Portland OR.
 
                2007:   “2007 Craft Biennial: A Review of Northwest Art and Craft”,  Oregon College of Art and                                Craft Hoffman Gallery, Ceramic sculpture, Portland OR.

                            “Thesis Exhibition”, Portland Art Center and the Hoffman Gallery at the Oregon College

                                   of Art and Craft, Ceramic sculpture, Portland OR.

                            “Juried Fiber Student Exhibition” Centrum Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, 

                                   Hand Woven doll with ceramic parts, Portland OR.

                             “Art on the Vine Student Commision Exhibition”, Oregon College of Art and Craft,                                             Ceramic sculpture auctioned to raise money for the college. Portland OR.

                2006:    “Juried Student Exhibiton”  Oregon College of Art and Craft Hoffman Gallery, Ceramic                                  sculpture. Portland, OR.

                              “Juried Ceramic Student Show in conjunction with NCECA” Centrum Gallery, Oregon                                   College  of Art and Craft, Ceramic Sculpture, Portland, OR.

                2005:    “Best of the Northwest”, Guild of Oregon Woodworkers Booth, Porcelain cups with

                                 carved mahogany handles. Portland, OR.

                              “Discontent”, Nexus, Foundation for Today’s Art , Installation: Mirror, vintage coat

                                 and shirt with beaded embroidery. Philadelphia, PA.

                2004:     “Solo Exhibition”. Nexus, Foundation for Today’s Art, Digital Prints Philadelphia, PA                                        (Gallery talk)

                             “Hit Me! Six new resident artists” Nexus, Foundation  for Today’s Art, Digital Prints

                                    and Collage, Philadelphia, PA.

                              Curated : “Nano-show” Nexus, Foundation for Today’s Art, in conjunction with the      
                                Institute of Contemporary Art’s “The Big Nothing”. Philadelphia, PA. 




Awards and Publications:     

                  2011:   Work to be featured in Lark Book "Design Inspiration Guide: Animals" (tentative title)    

                  2009:   Review of work on PORT, a site dedicated to critical discussion of art in Portland OR

                  2008:   Scholarship to attend Joe Bova’s course at Anderson Ranch

                  2007:   Kiln God Scholarship and two week residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic

                                  Arts.  Newcastle, ME.
   
                              Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, work-study scholarship to study with Keisuke                                    Mizuno,  Penland, NC. 

                   2005:    Nexus/Foundation for Today's Art 2004-2005 Exhibition Season Catalog, by Nick                                    Cassway

                   2004:   Window of Opportunity Grant,  Leeway Foundation. Philadelphia, PA.