Resume

Education

2010 NYSCC at Alfred UniversityAlfred, NY • MFA, Ceramic Art
2005-2008 California State University • Long Beach, CA • Post Baccalaureate Student
2004/2002 Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL • BFA, Ceramics/BA, Studio Art

Professional Experience

2013-Present Term Instructor of Art and Technician in Ceramics • University of Alaska, Anchorage
2014-Present Member of Board of Directors • ArtAxis.org
Member of University of Alaska • Anchorage Student Union Art Gallery Advisory Board
2011 Instructor of Ceramics • Public School Education Class at Holter Museum • Helena, MT
Instructor of Ceramics/English Language Class • ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Gyeongsangnam-do Jillye, South Korea
2010 Adjunct Professor-Fall Sabbatical Replacement in Ceramics • Grand Valley State University • Allendale, MI
2009-2010 Graduate Teaching Assistant • NYSCC at Alfred University • Ceramic Sculpture • Two Semesters
2008-2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant • NYSCC at Alfred University • Wheel-throwing • Two Semesters
2005-2008 Ceramics Studio Lab Technician • CSU Long Beach • Long Beach, CA
2006-2007 Art/Ceramics Instructor for Children • NorthStar Learning Center • Long Beach, CA
2006 Teaching Assistant, Summer Ceramics Session • Penland School of Crafts • Penland, NC
2002-2005 Ceramics Studio Lab Technician • Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL
2004 Attended Summer Ceramics Session • New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred, NY
2002 Attended Summer Ceramics Session, Work Study Scholarship • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts • Deer Isle, ME

Residencies/Workshops

2014 Visiting Artist Workshop • University of Alaska, Southeast • Juneau, AK
2012 Bray Days Workshop • Bray Days Workshop • Missoula, MT
2011-Present Long-Term Resident Artist, Windgate/Speyer Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
Visiting Artist: Grand Valley State University Summer Ceramics Workshop • Allendale, MI
2011 Artist in Residence: Clay Arch Gimhae Museum • Gyeongsangnam-do, Jillye, South Korea
Visiting Artist – 2 Day Workshop/Demonstration • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities • Minneapolis, MN
Visiting Artist for Spring Semester • University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh • Osh Kosh, WI
2010 Summer Resident Artist: Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT

Artists Lectures

2014 University of Alaska, Southeast • Juneau, AK
2013 Eastern Oregon University • LaGrande, OR
2012 Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
University of Montana-Missoula • Missoula, MT
Tyler School of Art at Temple University • Philadelphia, PA
2011 Mclean County Arts Center • Bloomington, IL
Grand Valley State University • Allendale, MI
ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Jillye, South Korea
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities • Minneapolis, MN
University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh • Osh Kosh, WI
Lawrence University • Appleton, WI
2010 Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2008 Incoming Graduate Student Lectures: Alfred University • Alfred, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Habitat • Fellowship Exhibition, ABF • Helena, MT
2011 Animal Presence • Mclean County Arts Center • Bloomington, IL
C.C.C. Resident Artist Exhibitions, Alanna DeRocchi • ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Jillye, South Korea
2010 (Un)Natural History • MFA Thesis Exhibition • Fosdick-Nelson Gallery • NYSCC at Alfred University • Alfred, NY

Exhibitions

2014 A Clay Bestiary • Hunterdon Art Museum • Clinton, NJ
9th Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition • University of Alaska, Anchorage
Flora and Fauna • Brinton Museum • Big Horn, WY
Archie Bray Foundation • NCECA Conference • Milwaukee, WI
Humor in Craft • Kendall College of Art and Design • Grand Rapids, MI
2013 Spectrum: Contemporary Ceramics • Brazosport College, TX
Biota • Motherdog Studios • NCECA 2013 • Houston TX
Archie Bray Foundation • 18 Hands Gallery • NCECA 2013 • Houston, TX
Hot Rookie • Gyeonggi International Ceramics Competition • Icheon, South Korea
2012 Humor in Craft • Society for Contemporary Craft • Pittsburgh, PA
What Is A Rabbit? • John Natsoulas Gallery • Davis, CA
Table of Content • NCECA • Foster White Gallery • Seattle, WA
Archie Bray Summer Exhibition • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2011 The Bray at Kolva-Sullivan • Spokane, WA
Archie Bray Foundation Residents and Visiting Artists 2010 • NCECA • Tampa, FL
Big Ceramics • Holter Museum of Art • Helena, MT
2010 The Bray at Kolva-Sullivan • Spokane, WA
Recent Acquisitions of the Permanent Collection • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2010 Resident Exhibition • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2009 Alfred Grads at AcerS • MS&T Conference • Pittsburgh, PA
The Unconventional Pedestal • Turner Gallery • Alfred University • Alfred, NY
2008 Cal State Long Beach Student Exhibition • CCACA Conference • Davis, CA
A Recollection of Dreams For A Red Letter Day • SCA Gallery • Pomona, CA
Solo Exhibition • Merlino Gallery • CSULB • Long Beach, CA
2007 Figuratively Speaking • Irvine Fine Arts Center • Irvine, CA
Solo Exhibition • Marilyn Werby Gallery • California State University • Long Beach, CA
2006 CSULB Annual Student Art Awards Show • University Art Museum • Long Beach, CA
2005 29th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition • Rock Island, IL
2004 B.F.A. Senior Exhibition • Solo Show • Macomb, IL
2004-2002 WIU Annual Juried Student Exhibition • Macomb, IL
2003-2002 Sullivan Taylor Annual Juried Student Art Show • Macomb, IL
2003 WIU Art Gallery Permanent Collection Ceramic Exhibition • Macomb, IL

Awards

2014 UAA Faculty Development Grant • Anchorage, AK
2012 Windgate Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2011 Speyer Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2008 Travel Scholarship • Peruvian Amazon • CSU Long Beach
2007 Travel Scholarship • Korea and China • CSU Long Beach
2006 Travel Scholarship • Korea and China • CSU Long Beach
Merit Award • University Art Museum Annual Juried Student Art
Awards Show • CSU Long Beach
2005 People’s Choice Award • 29th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition • Rock Island, IL
2002-2004 Talent Grant/Tuition Waiver • Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL
2004 Scholarship • Western Illinois University
To attend summer program at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2000-2004 National Dean’s List of Scholars
2003 Work Study Scholarship • To Attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts • Deer Isle, ME
2002-2003 3rd Place • Sullivan Taylor Annual Juried Student Art Show • Macomb, IL
2003 Honorable Mention and Purchase Award • WIU Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition • Macomb, IL
2002 Art Department Graduating Scholar • Western Illinois University