Curriculum Vitae

Education

2021               MFA Candidate, University of Cincinnati, College of Design Architecture Art and                               Planning, Cincinnati OH 

2010               BFA, Major: Ceramics, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA

 

Teaching

2021               Instructor of Record, Introduction to Ceramic Handbuilding, University of                                         Cincinnati College of Design Architecture Art and Planning, Cincinnati OH

2020               Instructor of Record, Figurative Sculpture, University of Cincinnati College of                                     Design Architecture Art and Planning, Cincinnati OH

                        Instructor of Record, Introduction to Wheel Throwing, University of Cincinnati                                 College of Design Architecture Art and Planning, Cincinnati OH

2019               Graduate Assistant, Ceramic Studio Technician, University of Cincinnati College of                           Design Architecture Art and Planning, Cincinnati OH 

2018-19          Teaching Assistant, Sculpture/Ceramics, University of Dayton, Dayton OH

2014-18          Instructor, Figurative Sculpture, Intro-Advanced Wheel Pottery and Special Topics                           in Ceramics, Rosewood Art Center, Kettering OH

2013-15          Instructor, Wheel Pottery, John Bryan Community Pottery, Yellowsprings OH

 

Professional Experience and Research

2021               Art Handler, Curatorial Staff, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati OH

2020               Research Assistant to Kate Bonansinga, Artists Go Public, Cincinnati OH

2019-2020      Ceramic Studio Graduate Assistant: kiln firings, maintenance and studio oversight.                          University of Cincinnati College of Design Art Architecture and Planning,                                          Cincinnati OH

2018-2019      Fine Arts Studio Coordinator, University of Dayton, Dayton OH. Oversight of                                    student use and maintenance of university Fine Art Department’s studios and                                equipment. 

2014-2018     Ceramics Studio Coordinator, Rosewood Art Center, Kettering OH. Ceramic studio                         maintenance, workshop coordination, teaching, and community outreach. 

2018               Studio Assistant to Beth Cavener, Helena MT

2018               Studio Assistant to Esther Shimazu, Rosewood Art Center, Kettering OH

2013-15          Resident Artist, John Bryan Community Pottery, Yellowsprings OH

 

Service

2020               Juror, Creep Show II, NOLA Clay, New Orleans LA

2018               Board member, John Bryan Community Pottery, Yellowsprings OH

 

Selected Exhibitions ( * denotes solo shows)

2021

Emerge, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati OH

2020

Non-Perishable, Frigid Gallery, Cincinnati OH

Sculpture National, NOLA Clay, New Orleans LA

What Lies Beneath, Epperson Gallery of Ceramic Art, Crockett CA

The May Show, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield OH

            -Whitten Studios Award for Ceramics

Eco-Conscious Art Making Workshop, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati OH

Artist’s Remote Studio, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Cincinnati OH 

 

2019

Creep Show, NOLA Clay, New Orleans LA

​Pitcher Perfect, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham WA

The Emotional Animal, Clay Art Center, Port Chester NY

​Cheers! Drink Up!, Commonwheel Art Center, Manitou Springs CO

​Clay Bodies, NOLA Clay, New Orleans LA

​Escape/ism, Atlantic Gallery, NY NY

Art on the Commons, Kettering OH

2018

Art on the Commons, Kettering OH

2017

Member’s Show, Dayton Visual Arts Council, Dayton, OH

 Art on the Commons, Kettering OH

 Art and Soul, Yellow Springs, OH

 Art Educator’s Exhibition, Kettering, OH

 

2016

Art on the Commons, Kettering OH

 Art and Soul, Yellow Springs, OH

 

2015

Height Width Depth, Rosewood Art Centre, Kettering, OH

Art Educator’s Exhibition, Rosewood Art Centre, Kettering, OH

Art and Soul, Yellow Springs, OH

 

2014

Insized Nature, John Bryan Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH *

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