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EDUCATION

 

2016             Master of Fine Arts in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2014             Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture + Expanded Practice, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

 

EXHIBITIONS    (* solo)

 

2017             Ireland Glass Biennale, NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

                      Pilchuck Glass School EAIR Show, Schack Art Center, Everett, Washington

                      Body of Work, Online Exhibition, We Wear Culture Project, Baltimore Jewelry Center in partnership with Google Art & Culture Institute

2016             Young & Loving!, S12 Gallery, Bergen, Norway

                      Shifting Sites, Exhibition in Print, Metalsmith Magazine

                      *Material Systems, Kitchen Table Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

                      MFA Thesis Exhibition, Online, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

                      [In]Tangible, ZOOM MKE, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                      Process: Metal IV, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2015             Small Wonders, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland

                      Common Inconsistencies, Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014             The Worlds Last Art Show, Cube 4 Gallery, Athens, Ohio

                       AWAKE(N): An Immersive Art Experience, Central Venue, Athens, Ohio

                      Ohio University Creative Research Expo, Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

                      intra-, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio

                      *“Empty” Space, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, Ohio

                      Ohio University Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery,             Athens, Ohio

2013             Ohio University Shared Community Emerging Artists, Juried Exhibition, Chillicothe,     Ohio

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2017             Visiting Artist, Ohio State University Glass Program, Columbus, Ohio

                      Emerging Artist Residency, University of Texas at Arlington Glass Program, Arlington, Texas

                      Arrowmont Pentaculum 2017, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

2016             Emerging Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington

                      Visiting Artist in Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

2013             Artist in Residence, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio

 

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

 

2014             MJSA Education Foundation Scholarship, Rhode Island Foundation

                      Directors Choice Award, Ohio University Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

2013             Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund Grant, Ohio University

                      Dean's List, Ohio University

2010             Strnad Fellowship Grant, University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio

 

TEACHING

 

2018             Plastics: Jewelry and Objects, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2016             Intro to Jewelry Workshop, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

 

LECTURES

 

2018             “Imagination of the Electrics”, Lecture, American Scientific Glassblowers Society Symposium, Colorado Springs, Colorado

                      Collaborative Lecture/Demo with Nate Ricciuto , Tyler Glass Program, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2017             Lecture, Jewelry and Metals Seminar, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2016             3D4M Lecture Series, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

2015             "Digital Material", Lecture, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

2013             Ohio University Shared Community Emerging Artists Juried Exhibition, Lecture, Chillicothe, Ohio,

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2018             CNC Operator , Lostine/RTO Lighting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

2017             CAD Designer, Grav, Austin, Texas

                      Botlab Coordinator, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2016             Technology Coordinator, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

                      Botlab Coordinator, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2015             CAD/CAM Technician, Studio Academic Internship, Tyler School Of Art, Temple University. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014             Studio Technician/Casting Supervisor, Studio Academic Internship, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2013             CNC Supervisor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

                      Internship, Heather B. Moore Jewelry, Cleveland, Ohio

                      Internship, Keith Chapman Jewelry, Athens, Ohio

2009             Apprenticeship, Keller Art Glass, Cleveland Ohio

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

2014             Advanced Jewelry Workshop, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2013             CNC Design Workshop, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colorado

2009             Metal Fabrication Workshop, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio     

      

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2017             New Glass Review 38, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2016             Interview, Tyler Art Blog, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

                       Review of Process: Metals II, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Knight Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014             MJSA Journal, MJSA Education Foundation Scholarship

                      Interview, WOUB Broadcast of Ohio University Research and Creative Activity Expo, Athens, Ohio

                      The Athens Post, Wonder Printer, Athens, Ohio

 

COMMISSIONS

 

2015             CAD for Clean Air Monitor Case, Clean Air Council, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014             Ohio University Innovation Center 3D Printer Open House, Commissioned Work, Athens, Ohio