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Education

2015-2017          

MFA, Studio Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Tufts University, Boston, MA

1998-2002          

BFA, Ceramics & Ceramic Sculpture, Environmental Studies Concentration Rochester Institute of Technology: School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

2008                       

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (Independent Study-Ceramics)

2005                       

State University of New York, New Paltz, NY (Graduate Sculpture Classes)

Select Exhibitions

2018                       

the shaman show, iArtColony, Rockport, MA

2017                       

Trying to Talk with Humans, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Between Us, Cyclorama, Boston, MA

Featuring…, Grossman Gallery, Boston, MA

KOAN, iArtColony, Rockport, MA

Print and Paper, Weens Center, Boston, MA

No One Will Tell Me Who I Am, Emerson Urban Arts: Media Arts Gallery, Boston, MA

2016                       

Impossible Solutions, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

Neat Neat Neat: Drawing Annual, Weems Center, Boston, MA

Peripersonal, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

NX vol. 1, William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Boston, MA

2015                       

Snail Mail Book Project, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014                       

Making Adjustments (solo), James Watrous Gallery: Madison, WI

2009                       

Balance, Emery Art Gallery: Sun Prairie, WI

An Engagement, Overture Center: Madison, WI

2008                       

Transformation 6x6, Clay Art Center:  Port Chester, NY              

2007                       

Interaction, Rotunda Gallery: New Paltz, NY               

2005                       

The Uncommon Denominator, The Whole Gallery: Baltimore, MD             

2003                       

Panoplies: padlock pajamas (solo), The Light Box: Seattle, WA

2002                       

Dialogue, The Gallery: Tainan, Taiwan

 

Teaching Experience

2018                       

Adjunct Instructor, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Installation 2, Spring)

Post Graduate Teaching Fellow, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (3D Foundations, Spring)

 

2017                       

Post Graduate Teaching Fellow, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (3D Foundations, Fall)

 

2016                       

Substitute Teacher, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Introduction to Drawing Studio, Fall)

Teaching Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Installation, Mags Harries, Fall)

Teaching Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Painting Space, Santiago Cucullu, Spring)

 

2015                       

Teaching Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Down Dirty Dimensional-mold making, Kaitlyn Clark, Fall)

 

2006                       

Instructor, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY (Kiln Building-kiln construction & individual student kiln designs, Summer)

 

2003                       

Teaching Assistant, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA (Thrown & Altered Forms, Evan Blackwell, Spring)

2002-3                   

Technical Assistant, Haystack Mountain School for the Crafts, Deer Isle, ME (Mary Law, Sam Chung, Peter Beasecker & Julia Galloway, Summer)

 

Professional Experience

2017                       

Co-Moderator, Unsettling: Reexaminations of Home, Paramount Center, Boston, MA

Public Trust Panelist, District Hall, Boston, MA

 

2016-2017          

Studio Manager, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Painting and Drawing Studios  

 

2016                       

Public Trust Performer, Paul Ramirez Jonas with Now + There, Boston, MA

Truth Booth Ambassador, In Search of the Truth, Boston, MA

 

2015-2017          

Studio Monitor, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Mission Hill Wood Shop

(Extensive operational and safety knowledge of a variety of woodworking tools, such as: table, radial-arm, jig and band saws, lathe, planers, drills, routers, sanders and various hand tools)

Welding Studio

(Extensive operational and safety knowledge of a variety of metal forming tools, such as: MIG, arc/stick and Oxy Acetylene welding, plasma cutter, vertical and horizontal band saws, chop saw, jump sheers, Beverly shears, rolling mill, bending break, drill press, sanders, grinding wheel, English wheel and various hand tools)

2011-2015          

Assistant General Manager, Gold’s Gym, Fitchburg, WI

Overseeing and developing current & prospective member experiences

 

2011                    

Creative Consultant, Villas Delfines, Isla Holbox, Mexico 

Creation & implementation of hospitality focused projects for a Mexican island hotel

 

2008-2010          

Manager, Artist & Craftsman Supply, Madison, WI

Ordering & sales of all things arts & crafts

 

2003-2007          

Ceramic Technician, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

Repair & maintain studio equipment, budget department finances and mediator between students, teachers and university personnel

(Extensive operational and safety knowledge of a variety of ceramic equipment and materials, such as: gas and electric kiln firing, maintenance and repair of kilns, throwing wheels, plaster turning, clay mixers, pug mills, extruders, slip mixers and chain saws. Plaster, rubber, alginate and latex mold making, clay and glaze mixing and various hand tools)

 

2005-2007          

Custom Painter, Vicious Cycles, New Paltz, NY  

Design & application of specialty paint to hand crafted bicycles  

(Extensive operational and safety knowledge of motor vehicle paint application such as: sandblasting, surface preparation, primer/basecoat/clear coat application, custom paint calculation, gun cleaners, supplied air regulators, advanced masking, decal application, and various hand tools)

 

2002                       

Research & Studio Assistant, Tainan National College of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan (Richard Hirsch, Fulbright Scholar)

Awards

2017                       

Blanche E. Colman Award, BNY Mellon N.A., Boston, MA

Graduate Research Award, Tufts University, Boston, MA

2016                       

Timothy F. Nichols Drawing Breath Award, School for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2015                       

Half Tuition Scholarship, School for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

MFA Merit Award, School for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2007                       

Work Study Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2002-2003               

Technical Assistant Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2002                       

Horizon Award Participant, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

2002                       

Merit Award, School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

2000-2002              

Arthur and Molly Stern Scholarship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Gallery Affiliations

2017-present          

iArtColony, Rockport, MA

2015-present          

Gallery Marzen, Madison, WI