Resumé

Education

2010
Master of Fine Arts
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts, metalsmithing and jewelry design
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Bachelor of Arts, Theater and Drama
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Grants, Awards, and Honors

2011
NICHE Awards Winner
The Rosen Group

2010
Ruth Arden Memorial Award for Excellence in Fine Craft
Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Columbus, OH

Graduate Achievement Award
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2010 Student Tech Fee: Author of grant proposal to purchase DigitalWax rapid prototyping system, awarded
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2008-10
Graduate Assistantship
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2009
Pamela Morris Thomford Award for Excellence in Metals
Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Columbus, OH

Niche Awards Student Finalist
The Rosen Group

2008
Sinisa-Lenac Graduate Studio Award
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2003-07
Faculty Award Scholarship
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Hutton Honors College Scholarship
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2007
Hutton Honors College Capstone Award
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2006
The Alma R. Eikerman Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Women’s Jewelry Association Scholarship
Women’s Jewelry Association:Chicago Ridge, IL

Exhibitions

2012
Forged
Torpedo Factory Art Center: Alexandria, VA

Best of 2012
Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Traveling exhibition

Refined VII: Inspiration
Stephen F. Austin State University: Nacogdoches, TX

Cu|29: Contemporary Work in Copper
Mesa Contemporary Art Center: Phoenix, AX

Transformation 8: Contemporary Works in Small Metals
The Society for Contemporary Craft: Pittsburgh, PA

42nd Mid-States Craft Competition
Evansville Museum: Evansville, IN

2011
In Residence 2011
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: Houston, TX

Best of 2011
Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Traveling exhibition

Current Artists-in-Residence
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: Houston, TX

2010
Nature Lover
Kennedy Heights Art Center: Cincinnati, OH

Form, Fabricate, Forge
Southern Illinois University Museum: Carbondale, IL

Magnitude Seven
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center: Cincinnati, OH

Emerging Artists: Ohio Connections
Ohio Craft Museum: Columbus, OH

Best of 2010
Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Traveling exhibition

M.F.A. Thesis Solo Exhibition
Miami University, Hiestand Galleries: Oxford, OH

2009
Refined VI
Stephen F. Austin State University, SFA Galleries: Nacodogches, TX

Backyard
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center: Cincinnati, OH

Pandora’s Box
Torpedo Factory Art Center: Alexandria, PA

The Art of Jewelry
Thomas More College Eva G. Farris Gallery: Crestview Hills, KY

3D Invitational
Earlham College Leeds Gallery: Richmond, IN

Rep Your Hood
Oxford Community Art Center: Oxford, OH

Best of 2009
Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Traveling exhibition

Niche Awards Finalists’ Exhibition
Pennsylvania Convention Center: Philadelphia, PA

2008
Undecided
Miami University Hiestand Galleries: Oxford, OH

Best of 2008
Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Traveling exhibition

Form, Fabricate, Forge
Southern Illinois University Museum: Carbondale, IL

Magnitude Seven
Manifest Drawing and Creative Research Center: Cincinnati, OH

2007
B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts Gallery: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Professional Experience

2012
Special Appointment Visiting Faculty
Colorado State University: Fort Collins, CO

2010-11
Artist-in-Residence
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: Houston, TX

Beginning Metalsmithing Instructor
Jewish Community Center: Houston, TX

Arts 1311 Foundations Design I Adjunct Instructor
Houston Community College: Houston, TX

2011
Visiting Assistant Professor
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2008-10
Art 264 Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Instructor of Record
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Graduate Studio Assistant
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Miami Metals Annual Jewelry Sale Co-Director
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2007-09
Assistant to Collections Manager/Registrar, Summers
Miami University Art Museum: Oxford, OH

Chinese Language and Culture Instructor
Columbus Academy Summer Experience: Gahanna, OH

Assistant to Collections Manager/Registrar, Summers
Miami University Art Museum: Oxford, OH

2009
Studio SEVN LLC. Studio Assistant
Starsphere Project

Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Instructor
The Columbus Academy Summer Experience: Gahanna, OH

Art 102 Rhinoceros 3D Modeling Instructor of Record
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Art 112 Intro to Rhinoceros 3D Modeling Instructor of Record
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2006
Dazzle: Contemporary Art Jewelry Silent Auction and Sale, volunteer
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Wood Shop Monitor
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2003
Commission for wooden relief
Inniswood Metro Garden: Westerville, OH

Professional Development

2012
Attendee, SNAG annual conference: The Heat is On
SNAG: Scottsdale, AZ

Participant, Knife making workshop
Draper Knives: Riverton, WY

2011
Attendee, SNAG annual conference: Flux
SNAG: Seattle, WA

2010
Participant, Art and Design in Bohemia: Susan Ewing, two week long workshop in the Czech Republic
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Participant, Woodworking Unplugged: Rod Northcutt, one week workshop in traditional woodworking techniques
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Participant, Figures in Clay: Derek Reeverts, one week workshop on small scale ceramic hand-building
Miami University: Oxford, OH

2008
Participant, Field of Vision: Julie Blyfield, chasing and repousse Workshop
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Attendee, SNAG annual conference: Crosscurrents
SNAG: Savannah, GA

2007
Participant, Art 601 Pedagogical seminar
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Participant, Lisa Gralnick: Moldmaking lecture and demonstration
Miami University: Oxford, OH

Participant, Brook Marks: Painting on metal lecture and demonstration
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2006
Participant, Michelle Feder-Nadoff: presentation and workshop on the coppersmiths of Santa Clara del Cobre
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

2005
Participant, Tom Muir: Hinges and mechanisms workshop
Indiana University: Bloomington, IN

Publications

2010
Train Wreck in Progress: Silver and Sometimes Gold
podcast interview

2009
Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft program
scale color photograph of Diffusion Study No. 2

500 Plastic Jewelry Designs
full page color photograph of Exoskeleton Ornament

2007
Indiana University Master of Fine Arts: Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design booklet
color photograph of Fragment Brooch

2006
The Art of Jewelry: Paper Jewelry
color photograph of Husk Collar

Memberships

2008-11
Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Columbus, OH
Society of North American Goldsmiths
2009-10
College Art Association
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