Education

2009  The Australian National University, Masters of Art, Visual Arts,  CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA

2001  Illinois State University,  B.S. in Studio ArtsNORMAL, IL

2000  University of Wolverhampton,  Student Exchange Program,  WOLVERHAMPTON, UK         

1995  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, painting and life drawingCHAMPAIGN, IL

 

Educational Workshops

Bullseye Educators Workshop, Portland, OR, 2013.

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2012.

The Studio @ The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2006.

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 2005.

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005.

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2003.

Teaching and Lectures

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2017.

Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN, 2016.

Bullseye Glass Factory, Portland, OR, 2016

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2016.

Ohio State University, Visiting Artist , Columbus, OH, 2016

UNC School of the Arts, Visiting Artist, Winston-Salem, NC, 2016.

Glass Art Society conference, Demonstrator, San Jose, CA, 2015.

Goggleworks, Reading, PA, 2015.

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015.

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2015.

University of North Carolina, Asheville, Visiting Artist, Asheville, NC, 2014.

The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.

Goggleworks, Reading, PA, 2014.

University of North Carolina, Penland, NC, 2014.

New Trier Township, glass department, Visiting Artist, Winnetka, IL, 2014.

Neusole Glass, Visiting Artist, Cincinatti, OH, 2013.

The Penland School of Crafts, Glass coordinator, Penland, NC , 2010-2015.

Canberra Glassworks, Canberra, Australia, 2008-2009.

Chicago Hot Glass, Chicago, IL, 2004-2007.

The Studio @ The Corning Museum of Glass, Teaching assistant to Bill Gudenrath, Corning, NY, 2006.

Northlands Creative Glass Center, Teaching assistant to Dante Marioni, Lybster, Scotland, 2007.

 

Selected Exhibition Record

2018 Contemporary Glass, Boise Art Museum, Boise ID.

2018 ALCHEMY | Ideal Conditions, contemporary studio glass, Penland Gallery, Penland NC.

2018 Contemporary art in glass, Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC.

2018 We the People, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ.

2018 46th Glass International Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI.

2018 North Carolina Artists Exhibition sponsored by the Raleigh Fine Arts Society

2018 Valdosta National, Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta, GA.

2018 Ackland Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

2017   Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2017   SOFA Chicago, Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL

2017   Blue Spiral, Asheville, NC

2017   Brahm, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Fire and Form, Blowing Rock , NC

2017   Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

2017   Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

2017  Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2017  Meredith College Frankie G. Seems Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2017  Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

2017  Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2016  Hinson Art Museum, Wingate University, Charlotte, NC

2016  Blue Spiral, Asheville, NC

2016  Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Outwin Boochever Finalist, Washington, D.C.

2016  Commentaries, "Stories told in glass" Habatat Galleries, Sarasota, FL

2016  Art Palm Beach, Habatat Galleries, Palm Beach, FL

2015  Scope Miami, Habatat Galleries, Miami Beach, FL

2015 SOFA Chicago, Habatat Galleries, Chicago IL

2015 Barns 2015, Penland Gallery, Penland NC

2015  Echt Gallery, CHICAGO, IL

2015 Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak MI

2015 Self-Portraits by NC Artists, Greenhill Gallery, GREENSBORO, NC

2015  Art Palm Beach, Riley Galleries, PALM BEACH, FL

2014 Winter Show, Greenhill Gallery, GREENSBORO, NC

2014  SOFA Chicago, Riley Galleries, CHICAGO, IL

2014  Ways of Making: An Exploration in Glass, Cohen Gallery, READING, PA

2014  Art Palm Beach, Riley Galleries, PALM BEACH, FL

2014  Figurative Association: The Human Form, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts National Symposium, GATLINBURG, TN

2013  Igneous Expressions, David McCune Art Gallery, FAYETTEVILLE, NC

2013  Portraits and Abstracts, Neusole Glass, CINNCINATI, OH

2013  Shattered, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, GRAND RAPIDS, MI

2013  Bookworms, Flame Run, LOUISVILLE, KY

2013  Glass Weekend: Wheaton Village, MILLVILLE, NJ

2013  Expose: Habatat Galleries, ROYAL OAK, MI

2012  The Center of Craft, Creativity and Design, ASHEVILLE, NC

2012  50 by 50, Muskegon Museum of Art, MUSKEGON, MI                       

2012  Glass in the Mountains, TRAC Gallery, SPRUCE PINE, NC

2012  Neusole Glass, CINNCINATI, OH

2012  Fire Nation, TOLEDO, OH

2011  Green Plum Gallery, SPRUCE PINE, NC

2011  Bender Gallery, ASHEVILLE, NC

2010  National Self Portrait Show, 33 Collective Gallery, CHICAGO, IL

2009  Beauty Born of Fire, The Kavanagh Gallery, ST. CHARLES, IL

2009  Sculpture on The Edge, BERMAGUI, AUSTRALIA

2008  Aus Glass, HOBART, TASMANIA

  Grants

Special Projects Award, Bullseye Glass and Lani McGregor

Toe River Arts Council, Regional artist project grant recipient, 2018

Awards

AAGC Rising Star

Nuesole Residency

Penland School of Crafts Residency

CCS Award, 44th Glass International Exhibition

Outwin Boochever Competion, finalist, Smithsonian Portrait Museum, Washington, D.C.

James Renwick Alliance Chrysalis Award 2018

Public Collections

Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

The Julie Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, Alabama

Hinson Art Museum, Wingate, NC

Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL

Publications

The Laurel of Asheville, 7/2017 p. 76

Illinois State, 2017, Front page: Fragile