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EXHIBITIONS
  2019 The Spirit in The Flame
Union Hall, Denver, Colorado, two-person show
10th Biennial MSU Denver Art Department Exhibition
Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado
Go Fish
Adams State College, Pueblo, Colorado
2018 Holy Moly
Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Downtown
Lane Meyer Projects, Denver, Colorado
2017 MFA Exhibition, Splitting Water with Wood
CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado
Fake Art
Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan                                   
Where We Are
King Exhibition, Visual Arts Complex, Boulder, Colorado, Juror: Mandy Vink                            
Homebodies
Solo Show, Online Exhibition
2016 The Nowness
King Exhibition, Visual Arts Complex, Boulder, Colorado, Juror: Cortney Stell                                      
Performing & Translating Objects & Each Other
CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado   
2015 My Name is Nobody
Solo Show, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
2014 Ceramics Biennial
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, Juror: Kathy King
Fishing with Hooks of Eurasia in Onondaga County
Bird Library, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Drink!
Silpe Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, Juror: Doug Peltzman
WitKop Project
Clark Reservation State Park, Syracuse, New York   
2013 All Creatures Great and Small
Gandee Gallery, Fabius, New York
Winterfest
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, Curated by Mary Cloonan  
The Multiple
Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, New York  
Shaped Clay Society
Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, New York
Chautauqua Student Show
Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, New York
Pandora’s Box
Cone 10 Studios, Charleston, South Carolina, Juror: Akira Satake                                     
2 Birds
Nicholson Gallery,Two-Person Show, Artscenter, Carrboro, North Carolina
Featured Artist
Deco Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina                            
2012 Chautauqua Student Show
Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, New York    
That Which I Love
Chamber Arts!, Cary, North Carolina                                      
Featured Artist
NC Craft Gallery, Carrboro, North Carolina     
2010 Fall Gallery Tour
Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana  
      Student Show
Indianapolis Arts Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 
2007 Chautauqua Student Show
Chautauqua School of Art - Chautauqua, NY    
2006 Senior Art Thesis
Jessie C. Wilson Gallery, Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana

STUDIO AND INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Affiliate Faculty, Metro State University, 2019
Taught Foundations which included helping students develop conceptual art ideation, expressive, and analytical skills through a multidisciplinary and creative assignments. Emphasized experimentation with materials in conjunction with exploring form, space, and dimensionality. Responsibilities included developing curriculum, preparing materials, and course instruction.

Affiliate Faculty, Metro State University, 2018
Taught Introduction to Wheelthrowing which included wheelthrowing instruction geared towards pottery and sculpture; including wheelthrowing basics, clay preparation, glazing, and basic kiln operation, . Responsibilities included developing curriculum, preparing materials, and course instruction.

Graduate Part-Time Instructor, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2016-2017
Taught Introduction to Ceramics which included both handbuilding and wheel-throwing lessons. Responsibilities included developing curriculum, preparing materials, and course instruction.

Woodshop Assistant, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2017
Assisted students with projects, used and maintained all tools including, but not limited to table saw, planer, jointer, chop saws, band saws, sanders, etc. 

Artist-in-Residence, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York, September 2014- August 2015
Full-time resident artist who created a body of work culminating in a solo show.  Taught numerous classes at CAC.

Wheel-Throwing Instructor, 92nd St. Y, New York, New York, October 2014-2015
Taught advanced adult wheel-throwing classes. Responsibilities included developing curriculum, preparing materials, and course instruction.

Studio Technician, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, New York, 2014
Co-Coordinated the Ceramics Program, loaded kilns, mixed glazes, made clay, etc.

Ceramics Instructor, The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, North Carolina, September 2012-May 2013
Taught a variety of adult classes in both handbuilding and wheelthrowing.  Responsibilities included developing curriculum, preparing materials, and course instruction.

Chautauqua Teaching Fellowship, Chautauqua, New York, Summer 2013
Assisted and taught adult wheel-throwing classes alongside Bryan Hopkins, Molly Hatch, Peter Beasecker, David East.

Elementary Art Teacher, Danville, IN and Graham, North Carolina, August 2007-May 2013
Full-time public school art teacher instructing K-5. Developed curricula, implemented formative and summative assessments, effectively managed large class sizes, engaged community stakeholders.   

EDUCATION AND HONORS

                           Master of Fine Arts in Arts Practices - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado - 2015-2017                           
Post-Baccalaureate Studies - Syracuse University, New York - 2013-2014
B.A. in Art Education (K-12) - Anderson University, Indiana - December 2006 
Chautauqua School of Art - Chautauqua School of Art, New York - Summers 2012 and 2007 
Haystack School of Craft - Deer Isle, Maine - August 2014    

PRESS  
2016 CU Boulder Today “Graduate students push boundaries of creativity in CU’s ceramics program” – 10.26.16                                                       
2015 CFile – Matt Smith “Block by Block” in Port Chester, NY – 7.15.15

PRESENTATIONS           
2018  Artist Talk, Splitting Water with Wood - Yale Divinity School - Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology 

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2015-2017- Neumann Family Fellowship
2016-2017- Albert K. Murray Scholarship                            
 2014- Juror’s Choice Purchase Award - $1000 - Drink! Juror: Doug Peltzman                             
2014-  Full Scholarship – Haystack Mountain School of Craft                             
 2010- Teacher Creativity Grant Recipient - $8000 - Lilly Foundation