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EDUCATION

2017                MFA University of Cincinnati Fine Arts - Sculpture

2013                BFA Syracuse University Fiber Arts/Material Studies

                        Minor in Visual Culture, Minor in Sculpture

2009                West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South

 

RESIDENCIES

2019                Gilbertsville Expressive Movement, Gilbertsville, NY

2018                Salem2Salem, Salem, Germany

2017                Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2017                Salem2Salem, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

2016                AiR Program, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden, Scotland

2015                Intern Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shelby, MN

2014                Independent Artist (Foundry Department), Salem Art Works, Salem NY

2013                Artist Intern, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

 

GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS

2017                Nippert Award - 3Arts Scholarship Fund

2016                Wolfstein Travel Fellowship – University of Cincinnati

2016                Mary and William Bonansinga Scholarship – University of Cincinnati

2015                Excellence in Teaching Award for DAAP – University of Cincinnati

2015-2017       Graduate Teaching Fellowship – University of Cincinnati

 

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                         

2018                Traces of Beauty: Mark Making with Ferrous Metals, Marquis Art & Frame, Scranton, PA

2017                Faculty Show, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2017                 Salem2Salem Show, North Main Gallery, Salem, NY

                         Directors’ Choice, Reed Gallery, DAAP-University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                         Art Children in 3D, Clay Street Press, Cincinnati, OH

                         DAAP Works MFA Thesis Exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

2016                Open Studios, The Waiting Room Gallery, DAAP-University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                         Better Than Art, Modern Makers, Cincinnati, OH

                         Lumsden: Haste Ye Back, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                         Space We Make, Divisible Gallery, Dayton, OH

                         POP-UP ART SHOW, Siri’s House, Cincinnati, OH

                         DAAP Sculpture Showcase (ISDay), Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park&Museum, Hamilton, OH

                         Winter Pop-Up, The Rare View Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                         Size Matters, The Rare View Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2015                In a Gallery Far, Far away…, Girandola / Wolhoy Studios, Cincinnati, OH

                         Open Studios, The Rare View Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                         NBOSS, Bennington, VT

2014                Intern, Emerging, and Independent Artist Final Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        Renegade show, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        Unis: The Origin of the Unicorn, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

                        artDORM + Friends, Gallery 107, North Adams, MA

                        Ellarslie Open XXXI Juried Exhibit, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

                        Discretional Intimacy, Spark contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

                        First Annual Juried Print Exhibition, Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ

2013                Intern and Emerging Artist Final Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        Pop Up Show, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        BFA Final Exhibition, XL Projects, Syracuse, NY

                        Remnants (A BFA Solo Exhibition), Your Dead Aunts Basements Gallery, Syracuse, NY

                        Influences: A Journey Through Fiber, Spark contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

                        Frequency, Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY

                        Textiles: Surface and Structure, Sue & Leon Genet Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2012                A Quite Moment, Bird Library, Syracuse, NY

                        Everson Museum of Art’s Contemporary Art display showcase. Syracuse, NY

                        Outdoor Instillation in Lipe Art Park, Syracuse, NY

                        Syracuse University’s Sustainability Showcase, Syracuse, NY

                        New Times Window Display, Syracuse, NY

2011                Syracuse University-Florence: End of Semester Exhibition, Florence, Italy

                        Art All Night, Trenton, NJ

                        J.J. Smith Gallery Juried Show, Smith Hall, Syracuse, NY

                        Fashion Communications Milestone Fashion Show, Newhouse, Syracuse, NY

2010                Quad Installation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

                        “Influenced by the Library”, Bird Library, Syracuse, NY

                        “Influenced by Hotel,” Crown Plaza Hotel, Syracuse, NY

2009                Drawing Juried show, Spark Studio Art Space, Syracuse, NY (2nd place)

 

LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS

2018                Visiting Artist and Wax Workshop, Sheridan College, Sheridan, WY

2017                MFA Artist Talks, 21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati, OH

2016                Panelist / Session Co-Chair, Student Panel: Standing at the Edge, staring into the Abyss,                               sponsored by the Mid-America College Art Association, Cincinnati, OH

2015                Visiting Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shelby, MN

2014                Visiting Artist, Union College, Schenectady, NY

2013                Visiting Artist, Union College, Schenectady, NY

 

PUBLIC WORKS

2016                SorryNotSorry, Anderson Township, OH

2015                Ancestral Sin, Carry Hill Sculpture Park, Salem, NY

2015                Part Two of My Reign: In Fiber We Trust, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shelby, MN

2014-2016       Eve, Carry Hill Sculpture Park, Salem, NY

2013                Yarn Guillotine, Carry Hill Sculpture Park, Salem, NY

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017                DAAP Sculpture Showcase (ISDay), Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park&Museum, Hamilton, OH

2016                Lumsden: Haste Ye Back, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                         DAAP Sculpture Showcase (ISDay), Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park&Museum, Hamilton, OH

2015                Pimp My Chair, 840 Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                         AMURICUH, Happy Camper Gallery, Salem, NY

2014                Discretional Intimacy, Spark contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

2013                Remnants, Your Dead Aunts Basement Gallery, Syracuse, NY

                        Influences: A Journey Through Fiber, Spark contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

 

PREVIOUS WORK / LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2019-Present Committee Member for the 29th-30th International Sculpture Conference

                             Participate in monthly meetings where decisions are made about panels topics,                                             conference theme, exhibitions, and keynote speakers.

2018-Present Evening Sculpture Shop Technician at Princeton University

                            In charge of overseeing the sculpture shop and monitoring students.

2017-2018      Artist in Residence at Northwest Missouri State University

                             Professor and sculpture shop coordinator for wood and metal. Classes taught:

                             3-Dimensional Design, Sculpture, Advanced Sculpture, Art Appreciation.

2015-2017      Graduate Teaching Assistant

                             Sole teacher of undergraduate sculpture-related classes for the University of Cincinnati.                               In charge of assignment development, grading, and discussion (Classes taught:                                               Introduction to Sculpture, Basic Sculpture for Non-Majors, and Foundations 3D).                                             Participated in Sophomore reviews

2015                Assistant to the Intern Coordinator at Salem Art Works

                             In charge of a crew of seven interns while assisting Salem2Salem artists.

2014                Contractor at Mass MoCA

                             Project coordinator of fabrication for artist Lee Boroson. Responsible for up to five                                         interns a week with tasks including sewing and cutting fabric. Also part of the                                                 instillation team for Teresita Fernández: As Above So Below.

2014                Performer for Nick Cave

                             Danced in a sound suit for the opening reception of his exhibition at Jack                              Shainman Gallery: The School.

2014                Studio Assistant for Matthew Barney Studio

                             Assistant for the studio with tasks including sand blasting, wood and metal work, and                                   painting for Matthew Barney’s next exhibition: River of Fundament.

2013                Contractor at The Barnes Foundation

                             Repaired Looms made by Sebastienne Mundheim for the Crossing Boundaries program                               for students.

2013                Contractor at Mass MoCA

                             Part to the de-instillation team for Xu Bing’s Phoenix and instillation team for Izhar                                         Patkin’s The Wandering Veil.

2013                Artist Assistant at WRAP (West Rutland Art Park)

                             Welder, metalworker, and general assistant to the artists involved in the 2013                                                 International Sculpture Symposium

2013                Teaching Assistant for Lunch, Learn, and Play at Salem Art Works

                             Assisted the teacher at Salem Art works teach students to create shadow puppets and                                 put on a puppet show at the end of the session.

2012-2013       Artist Assistant to Bob Wysocki (Syracuse, NY): Furnace Worker

                             Assisting Professor Wysocki with research, specifically helping run the                              furnace for lava pours and any other necessary preparation.

2012-2013       Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse, NY): Education Department Intern

                             Assisted in the TONY 2012: The Other New York Exhibition along with other                              upcoming exhibitions. Created activates for children in the Art Zone and                                                            completed a Contemporary Art display.

2012-2013       Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Floor Loom (Syracuse University)

                             Helped guide students in understanding the loom, held open studio hours, and                              assisted the professor with teaching.

2011                Admissions Employee at Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, NJ)

                             Greeted guests as they entered the park, explained the history of the grounds                              and provided details about the artists and sculptures currently exhibiting.

2006-2009       Lead Instructor at Red Green Blue Arts Camp (Princeton, NJ)

                             Lead instructor of summer camp at glass fusion store. Made schedules, organized                                         supplies, lead art instruction for about 20 kids ages 6-12.