Education:

2013                   Bachelor of Fine Arts, 3–Dimensional Emphasis– Focusing in glass.

    University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

 

Special Honors, Awards and Scholarships:

2013                 Sentry Insurance Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

    Corning Incorporated Foundation Award. Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

 

    Chancellors Citation For Artistic Achievement. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

    Niche Awards: Finalist within the mixed media category

 

2012                    Best of Show Arts Bash Award. Juried Student Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery,

   Stevens Point, WI

 

   Nominated for Corning Incorporated Foundation Award by Sally Prasch.

   Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, WA

 

   Pineries Bank Fine Art Student Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

   Jack and Evelyn Burroughs Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

                        Student Government Association Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

2010–2013       Honors Intern Program. UW-Stevens Point, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

2011                 Best of Show Arts Bash Award. Juried Student Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery. Stevens Point, WI

 

    Festival of the Arts Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

               

    Student Travel Grant: Glass Artist Society International Conference. UW-Stevens Point.

    Stevens Point, WI

 

    Honorable mentions. Glass Artist Societies International Student Exhibition.  Seattle, WA

 

    2nd Place prize. Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee Juried Art Show.

    UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

2010                Excellence in glass award. Juried Student Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

   B.T. Hyperpotumous Prize for Visionary Unconventionality. Juried Student Exhibition, Edna Carlsten

   Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

   Weber Rice Memorial Ceramics Scholarship. UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

 

2009                Honorable mentions. Juried Student Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

Teaching Experience:

 2014                 Instructor. Buiding on Ideas. Burgstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Neenah, WI

 

2013                    Teachers Assistant Caroline Prisse. Making is Thinking. Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

 

2012                  Teachers Assistant Jon Chapman. Introduction to Hot-Glass: Conceptual Glass, UW-Stevens Point.

    Stevens Point, WI

 

Work experience:

2012                  Glady West: Corning Museum of Glass: Corning, NY. Walk-in Workshop:

   Seasonal position instructing 45 minute flameworked bead and pendant workshops

 

2009-2013       Caren Heft: UW-Stevens Point Carlsten Art Gallery:  Stevens Point, WI. Gallery Attendant: 

   Responsible for gallery change over, which included hanging artwork and gallery maintenance

 

2010                    Kristen Thielking:  UWSP Sculpture Studio. Stevens Point, WI

   Studio Assistant:  Responsible for hot-shop equipment maintenance and other studio cleaning

 

2008-2009      Howard Russo:  Elgin Community College, IL

    Ceramics studio assistant:  Responsible for clay making, glaze making, kiln firing and studio cleaning

 

Workshop Experience:

2014                   Pilchuck Glass School-David Willis. The Possiblities are Endless. Flameworking Class-

                               Intermediate Experience

 

2013                   UW-Stevens Point Glass Studio-Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool one-week Artist Residence

                 Glassblowing and flameworking demonstrations and individual critiques

 

    UW-Stevens Point Glass Studio-David Schnuckel and Rebecca Arday Four-day Artist Residence

                              Glassblowing and Pare De Verre demonstrations with individual critique

 

2012                 Pilchuck Glass School-Sally Prasch- Art, Industry & Science

             Flameworking class-Experience Varied

 

    UWSP Glass Studio-Matt Eskuche Five-day Artist Residence

             Flameworking demonstrations and individual student work time and critique

 

    UWSP Glass Studio–Robin Cass Four–day Artist Residence

    Glassblowing demonstrations, individual student work time and critique

                                   

    UWSP Glass Studio–Adam Holtzinger Four–day Artist Residence

    Glassblowing demonstrations and individual student work time

 

2011                  Pittsburgh Glass Center–Ed Schmid’s Most Excellent Glass Adventure

                 Beginner-glassblowing class

 

    UWSP Glass Studio–Jason Forck and Jon Capps one–week Artists Residence

    Glassblowing demonstrations and one-on-one student work time

 

2010                 UWSP Glass Studio–Steve Protheroe and Kiara Pelissier One-week Artists Residence

   Attended glassblowing demonstrations and one-on-one work time with artists

 

Demonstrations:

2014                Glass Art Society- Building on Curiosity- Assistant to Jon Chapman’s flameworking demonstration.

 

                             Little Black Pearl- Group Hot glass Demonstration and individual artist presentations.

 

Exhibitions:

2014                 How Glass Is. Juried Group Exhibition. Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2012                 InkMetal. Collaborative Group Exhibition. Carlsten Art Gallery, Steven Point, WI

 

     Looking Through. Two-person show. UW-Stevens Point Schneider Student Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

                               Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition.Toledo, OH

 

2011                    Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition. Seattle, WA

 

2009-2012        Annual UW-Stevens Point Juried Student Exhibition. Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

 

Publications:

2012                    GAS News. Glass Artist Society Newsletter. Volume 25, Issue 6. Seattle, WA

 

                               InkMetal Catalog. Collaborative-Group Exhibition. Carlsten Art Gallery, Steven Point, WI

 

Private Collections: 

      Derix Glass Studios: Barbra Derix. Berlin, Germany

 

School and Volunteer Activities:

2009-2013         SCULPT:  Student run organization that holds events and funds visiting artists

 

2012                     TA and studio technician for on campus glassblowing and flameworking studios with instructor

    Jon Chapman

 

2011                   Volunteer for Corning Glass Museum’s visit to UW-Stevens Point. Maintained studio during

     breaks, assisted Erik Meek and G­–Brian during warm up session and attended demonstrations

 

2010                  Vice President of SCULPT