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EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology School of American Crafts, Rochester N.Y.

2017-2019 (current)

    • Glass Masters of Fine Arts, Full Scholarship

 

New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred N.Y.

2009-2014

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Education Minor, with Honors

    • Alfred University’s President’s Scholarship, Honor’s Program, Dean’s List

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Master Class, ISGNE (Imagining Sustainable Glass Network Europe) workshop, GLASSPOINT Studio, Riga, Latvia

“GLASS SKIN” March 2019

    • Flameworking and Fusing, with Pop-up Exhibition

Graduate Assistant, RIT, Rochester N.Y.

“Junior/Sophomore Flameshop Workshop” Spring 2018

    • Teaching Introduction to Flameworking to Junior and Sophomore Glass Majors

    • Demos, curriculum, timeline, projects, critiques

“Introduction to Warm Glass Elective” Fall/Spring 2017-2019

   • Teaching Introduction to Flameworking and TAing Hotshop to non-major Graduate Students

      • Demos, curriculum, timeline, projects, critiques

 Teacher’s Assistant, Alfred University, Alfred N.Y.

“Public Art”, Spring 2014 - with Æsa Bjork

“Glass and Metal Casting”, Fall 2013 - with Æsa Bjork and Coral Lambert

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

• Windgate Fellowship Nominee - February 2014

• RIT/Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass Partnership Scholarship (full scholarship) - July 2018

• Artist in Residence - Aichi University of Education in Nagoya, Japan - June – July 2018

• “Open A New Year”, 1st Place Juried Online Exhibition, The Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery - December 2018

• "Place Setting", Juried Exhibition, Curator’s choice, Politits Art Coalition at The Yards Collective, Rochester, N.Y. - March 2019

• "GAS Student Exhibition", Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, F.L. - March 9 – April 26 2019

• Emerging Artist in Residence - Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA - Sept – Nov 2019

EXHIBITIONS

• “Congressional Art Show”, Larking at Exchange Building, Buffalo, N.Y. - April – May 2008

• “Post Present”, Hornell, N.Y. - December 2013

• “MISE-En-Scene”, Robert C. Turner Gallery, Alfred, N.Y. - February 2013

• “Senior Show Exhibition”, Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y. - May 2014

• “Young and Loving”, S12, Bergen, Norway - August-September 2014

• "No Man's Land", Juried Exhibition, Politits Art Coalition at The Yards Collective, Rochester, N.Y. - March 2018

• “Drawing from the Same Well”, Davison Gallery at Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester N.Y. - May 2018    

• “RIT x AICHI Collaboration”, Library Gallery at Aichi University of Education, Nagoya, Japan - July 2018

• “RIT Graduate Showcase”, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. - November 2018

• “LinGLASStics”, The Yards Collective, Rochester, N.Y. - December 2018

• “Open A New Year”, 1st Place Juried Online Exhibition, The Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery - December 2018

• “Half A Bubble Off Plumb” (Participating Body in performance by Suzanne Peck), Urban Glass, Brooklyn, N.Y - January 26th, 2019

• "Place Setting", Juried Exhibition, Curator’s choice, Politits Art Coalition at The Yards Collective, Rochester, N.Y. - March 2019

• "Glass Art Society Student Exhibition", Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, F.L. - March 9 – April 26, 2019

• “Aventurescence", MFA Thesis Exhibition, Solo Show, The Yards Collective, Rochester, N.Y. - April 5 – April 15, 2019