Education

 

2014                           BFA in Glass Art, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY                                                            

2009- 2011                 California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

 

 

Additional Coursework (Selected)

 

 

2012                  School of American Craft, Rochester, NY, Gaffer for Steven Paul Day and Sibylle Peretti

2012                  Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, workshop with John Dewit

2010                  Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA, workshop with Janusz Pozniak

                          Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA, workshop with Davide Salvadore

2010                  Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, workshop with Michael Schunke

2009                 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, workshop with Michael Schunke

2008                 Two Tone Studios, Seattle, WA, Workshop with Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz

 

 

Work Experience

 

 

2015-pressent             Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, Associate Glass Director 

2014-pressent             Preston Singletary Studio's, Seattle, WA, production team member

2014-2015                   Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, studios manager

2012- 2014                  Michael Rogers, Rochester, NY, gaffer

2012                           Benjamin Moore Inc. Seattle, WA, intern                                    

2012                           Lino Tagliapietra, Mukilteo, WA, intern

2011-2012                   Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, hot shop coordinator

2010-2011                   California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, gaffer

2007- 2009                Ravenna Cup Shop, Seattle, WA, part owner

2005-2008                 Glassybaby, Seattle, WA, lead gaffer

2005-2007                 James Mongrain, Mukilteo, WA, assistant

 

 

Grants and Awards

 

 

2013-2014           Windgate Fellowship Award Nominee, The Center For Craft Creativity & Design

2013                   Northands Creative Glass. Lybster, United Kingdom: International Student Symposium

2013                   Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Deer Isle, ME: Art Schools Collaborative

2009                  Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Scholarship

 

Teaching Experience

 

2014-pressent     Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, instructor, Glassblowing I, II

2013                   Pittsburgh Glass Center. Pittsburgh, PA, teaching assistant

2012                   Schack Art Center. Everett, WA, instructor, Glassblowing I, II

2011                    Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, instructor, High school Glassblowing

2009                   Pratt Fine Art Center. Seattle, WA, teaching assistant

 

 

Exhibitions

 

 

2014                  EMPIRE, BFA solo exhibition, The Yards, Rochester, NY

2013                  International Student Exhibition, Glass Art Society (catalog)

2013                  Undergraduate Student Honors Exhibition, The Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of                                     Technology, Rochester, NY

2011                   18th Juried Art Show, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2011                  Glass, College Avenue Galleries, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

 

 

Collaborations

 

 

2013                  6 X 6 X 2013, School for American Craft, Rochester, NY, In collaboration with the Central                                Academy of Art, Beijing, China

2012                 Designs in glass, School for American Craft, Rochester, NY, In collaboration with Windel                                 Castle