EDUCATION

2012-2015          Masters of Fine Arts                                   Utah State University, Logan, UT

2011-2012          Post Baccalaureate Studies                       Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007-2009          Masters of Arts and Teaching                  Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2001-2005          Bachelors of Fine Arts                                James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2015                    Equal Merit Award, Tabletop Exhibit, The Art League, Alexandria, VA

2015                    Caine College of the Arts Graduate Instructor of the Year, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2015                    Eccles Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2014-2015          GRAD ARTS Res Tuition Award, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2013-2014          Master’s Fellowship, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2013                    Russell Grad Fellowship Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2013                    Noni E Harrison Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, UT

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017                    ArtReach Instructor, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

2015-2016          Art Teacher, Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, Cache County Public     

                         Schools, Cache County, UT

2014                    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, UT

                                           Instructor of Record: Intro to Ceramics

                                           Instructor of Record: 3-Dimensional Design

                             Research Assistant, Aggie Adventures 4-H Camp, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2013                    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, UT

                                           Instructor of Record: Intro to Ceramics

                             Instructor, Global Academy, Utah State University, Logan, UT

                                           Academic Track Instructor: Beginning Ceramics for International Students

2012                    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, UT

                                           3-Dimensional Design Graduate Teaching Assistant

                                           Intro to Ceramics Graduate Teaching Assistant

2011                    Resident Assistant, Anagama Kiln Building Workshop, Cub                                                                                                                             Foundation, Appomattox, VA

                            Lecturer, Workshop, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 

2010-2011          Resident Artist, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA

                             Instructor, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA

                                           Beginning Ceramics: Adult wheel throwing class

                                           Clayventure: Preteen handbuilding and wheel throwing class

                                           Summer Clay Camp: Weeklong summer camp

                                           Community Elementary School Art Outreach

2009-2010          Art Teacher, Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, VA

2008-2009          Art Teacher, Kennedy Charter Public School, Charlotte, NC

2005                    Summer Apprenticeship, Blue Ridge Pottery, Stanardsville, VA

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016                   The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri,

                          Columbia, MO

2016                    Vision and Persistence: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellence at Utah State University, NCECA,

                             Blvd Tavern, Kansas City, MO

2016                    John Jessiman – A Life in Clay, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2015                    Tabletop Ceramics Exhibit, The Art League, Alexandria, VA 

                             Recipient of an Equal Merit Award

2015                    Cumulus Accumulate, Solo Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, UT

2012-2014          Annual Graduate Exhibition, Group Shows, Gallery 102, Logan, UT

2012                    Flower Power, Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013                   “500 teapots volume 2", Lark Books, New York, NY