Education

University of Alaska Fairbanks                          2011-2014                                                                                                                                                             Fairbanks, AK

Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics

Juniata College                                                    2007-2011                                                                                                                                                               Huntingdon, PA

Major: Anthropological Thought; Minor: Studio Arts

Juried Exhibitions

2017

Strictly Functional Pottery; Lancaster Creative Factory, Lancaster, PA

Vessels: Interpretations and Iterations; Kentucky Mudworks, Louisville, KY

The Hudgens 2nd National Juried & Invitational Cup Exhibition; Duluth, GA

Working Pots II; Algoma, WI

2016

SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show; Savannah Clay Community, Richmond Hill, GA

delecTABLE: The Fine Art of Dining; Art Students League of Denver, Denver, CO

Clay Studio National; The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Working Pots; James May Gallery, Algoma, WI

2015

8th Annual Gulf Coast State College Cup Show; Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL  

2014

The Joy of Drinking; Phoenix Fired Art, Joplin, MO                                     

Dining In; 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX                                                                    

The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas;  University of Missouri, Columbia, MO      

Group Exhibitions

2017

Inherent Energy; (with artist Carol Reed) Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA

2016 

Measured Relationships; Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA

Solo Exhibitions

2014   Master Of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

An Artful Experience: Dining Out; University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK       

Dining Out:  An Artful Experience; Uni. of Alaska Fairbanks Fine Arts Gallery, Fairbanks, AK

Awards

2017

NICHE Awards; Functional Ceramics 2017 Professional Finalist.  Online Exhibition

2016

Rising Stars; American Craft Week Online Exhibition.   

Professional Experience

North Carolina Pottery Center                            October 2016 -June 2017

Artist in Residence       

Juniata College                                                                August 2015-May 2016

Adjunct Faculty and Studio Technician

Carlisle Arts Learning Center                                2015

Gallery Receptionist and Sales. Ceramic Studio Technician.

University of Alaska Fairbanks                              2012-2014

University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North. 2012 to 2014. Curatorial assistant.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department. Fall 2012 to 2014. Ceramics Instructor.

Visual Arts Academy, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Summer 2012, 2013. Ceramics Instructor.

Publications And Presentations

Visiting Artist

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC  January 2017

Publications

University of Alaska, Naturally Inspiring Article "When Dinner Is the Show" 2015

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Sun Star.        November 2014

Presentations

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Poster Presentation: "Modern Utilitarian Ceramic Adaptation of Northern Native Design"         San Jose, CAFebruary 2015

Arctic Science Conference, Slide Presentation:  "Modern Utilitarian Ceramic Adaptation of Northern Native Design"                           Fairbanks, Alaska                               October 2014