Education

2015
Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2009
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Glass, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Exhibitions

2016
Objects of Contemplation, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland California

2015
MFA Thesis Show SFSU, San Francisco California

2013
Stillwell exhibition, San Francisco California

2011
Solo Exhibition, Louisville Kentucky

2010
S.O.F.A. Chicago, Chicago Illinois

2010
Butcher Town Arts and Crafts, Louisville Kentucky

2010
Every woman’s arts and crafts, Radcliff Kentucky

2009
City Though Lines, Wonder Bar, Cleveland Ohio

2009
BFA Thesis Exhibitions, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Ohio

2009
Dinner for Two, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Ohio

2008
Dinner by Design, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Ohio

Commissions

2014
Fabrication of custom pedestal: San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010
Limited edition dishware: Caddy Shack Lounge, Cleveland OH

Teaching Experience

2013
Teaching Assistant, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA (Sculpture 2, Fall 2013, Micheal Arcega), (Sculpture 2, Fall 2013, Francisco Pereze)

2012
Instructor, Spot 5 Art Center, Louisville, KY, Summer youth session: Basic Ceramics, Sculptural Ceramics, Thrown Ceramics, Stained Glass, Slumped Glass, Stone Carving, Sculpture: Found Object

2011-2012
Instructor, Spot 5 Art Center, Louisville, KY, year round, weekly: After school Ceramics, Adult basic Ceramics, Adult intermediate Ceramics, Adult Painting

2011
Instructor, Spot 5 Art Center, Louisville, KY, Summer youth session: Youth Basic Ceramics, Youth Creature Creations Ceramics, Teen Ceramics, Teen Sculptural Ceramics, Stone Carving, Found Object Sculpture

Related Experience

2015-Pesent
Design: Omega Lighting Design, 2204 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley CA

2014-2015
Fabrication: Performance Structures, 499 Embarcadero, Oakland CA

2013-2014
Rebuild and organize sculpture area: San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA

2013
Art Production Management: San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA

2011
Slip Casting area: Louisville Stoneware, 713 Brent Street, Louisville, KY

2006
Stained glass repair, design, construction: New Dai Starr Glas, 13431 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights, OH

Press

Hotchkiss, Sarah, The Terrible Truth about MFA Shows, KQED, May 18, 2015,
http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/05/18/highlights-from-the-2015-mfa-show

Chiang, Emma, Healing Art, Golden Gate Xpress, 2015
http://ggxpr.es/specials/healing/New Text

Grants/Awards

2008
Guy Cowan Pottery Scholarship

2007
Jack Zipp scholarship for glass

2005
Honorable Mentions in the Student Exhibition

2004
Cleveland Institute of Art, portfolio Scholarship

2004
National Scholastics competition, Gold Key

2004
National Scholastics competition, Silver Key (x3)