Education

2020 MFA, Sculpture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2008 BFA, Glass, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

Teaching Experience

2018-2020 Instructor of Record, AD 203, Beginning Sculpture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2018 3D Printing for Mold Making Workshop, SAM Lab Workshop Series, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

Professional Experience

2017-2020 Graduate Research Assistant, CNC Technician, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University,Carbondale IL
2018 Graduate Research Assistant, Subtractive and Additive Making (SAM) Lab Technician, (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Plotter and Cutter), School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2013-2019 Creative Lead, (Head of Graphic and Web Design), Pelligrini Solutions, Denver, CO
2012-2017 Senior Web Developer, Blue Sky Marketing Group, Northbrook, IL
2009-2012 Art Director, Blue Sky Marketing Group, Northbrook, IL
2009-2010 Glass Studio Technician, New Trier High School, Winnetka IL
2006-2007 Undergraduate Assistant, Glaze Research Technician, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2005-2008 Undergraduate Assistant, Sculpture Shop Technician, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

Solo Exhibitions

2020 Anthropocene, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2008 Bicycle Tectonics, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale IL
2007 Working Paths: Carbondale, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006 Float, Backroom Gallery at Longbranch, Carbondale IL

Group Exhibitions

2020 Chroma: A Contemporary Survey of American Glass, The Gallery at Fort Houston, Nashville TN, (Juried by Pam Taylor), (Catalog)
2020 Topographies, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH, (Juried Exhibition), (Catalog)
2020 Galex 54, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL, (Juried by Rose Frantzen)
2020 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2019 Colab | Invitational, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2019 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Juried by Rusty Freeman)
2019 13th Annual Master Pieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH, (Juried Exhibition), (Catalog)
2019 Was it Worth It?, 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, RedLine Contemporary Art Center, Denver CO, (Juried by Ivar Zeile)
2019 Works on Paper, Webster Arts, St. Louis MO, (Juried by Roxanne Phillips)
2019 Reclaimed!, The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Fayetteville NC, (Juried by Bryant Holsenbeck)
2019 Textures, Kavanagh Gallery, Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles IL, (Juried Exhibition)
2019 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2018 Regional Juried Exhibition, Cape Arts, Cape Girardeau MO, (Juried by Jennifer Higerd)
2018 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Juried by Brian Jobe)
2018 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2008 Annual Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (1 of 14 Finalists)
2008 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Juried by Riley Robinson)
2008 Glassaholics Anonymous, 3rd Degree Glass, St. Louis MO
2007 Student Exhibition, Glass Artist Society Conference, Pittsburgh PA
2007 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Juried by Mel Watkins)
2007 HalLOADween, Douglass School Art Place, Murphysboro IL
2007 Title Withheld, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2007 Art About 4, Douglas School Art Place, Murphysboro IL
2007 Metamorphosis, Compônere Gallery of Art and Fashion, St Louis MO
2007 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006 Exploring the Making of Quilt Art, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006 10th Biennial Looking at Southern Illinois, University Museum, Carbondale IL, (Juried Exhibition)
2006 Student Exhibition, Glass Artist Society Conference, St. Louis MO
2006 Verre 2006, Carbondale City Hall, Carbondale IL
2006 Pyroplasticity, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale IL
2005 From the Ground Up, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale IL
2005 Love at the Glove, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL

Awards

2021 Finalist, 2019/20 Manifest Grand Jury Prize (Season 16), Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH
2019 Windgate Foundation Research Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2018 Windgate Foundation Research Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2017-2020 Full-Time Graduate Assistantship with Tuition Waiver, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2019 Reclaimed!, The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Fayetteville NC, (Second Prize)
2018 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Third Prize)
2008 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Third Prize)
2007 C4 Juried Art Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL (Third Prize)

Lectures

2019 Artist Talk, 3D Foundations Lecture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2018 Artist Talk, 3D Foundations Lecture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

Bibliography

Featured Artist in Manifest Exhibition Annual Season 16. Manifest Press. Cincinnati, OH. (Mid/Late 2022).
Featured Artist in Manifest Exhibition Annual Season 15. Manifest Press. Cincinnati, OH. (Late 2021).
Featured Artist in Studio Visit Magazine, Boston, MA. Issue No. 46. October 2019, p. 148-149.
Exhibition Featured and Interviewed for “SIU Carbondale Art Contest Expands, Seeks Entries from Artists within 100 Miles”. Gabriel Neely-Streit. The Southern Illinoisan. Carbondale IL. September 27, 2019.
Artwork Featured and Interviewed for “Torn Between Two Interests, SIUC Student Finds a Way to Combine Art and Geology”. Hannah Erickson. Media Services. The Southern Illinoisan. Carbondale IL. August 10, 2019.
Exhibition Featured and Interviewed for “Love at the Glove art show returns to Surplus Gallery after 3-year hiatus”. K. Janis Esch. The Southern Illinoisan. Carbondale IL. February 7, 2018.

Service

2020 Co-organizer of Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2020 Co-organizer of Exhibition “Four Rivers Print Biennial”, Art Space 304, Carbondale IL
2019 Donation of Artwork “Art Over Easy” Auction, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2019 Donation of Website to Southern Illinois Printworks for Submissions to “Four Rivers Print Biennial”, Carbondale IL
2019 Treasurer, Southern Illinois Printworks, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2019 Donation of Website to Critical Forum for Submissions to “C4 Juried Exhibition”, Carbondale IL
2019 Co-organizer of Exhibition “C4 Juried Exhibition 2019”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2019 Organized Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2018 Co-organizer of Exhibition “C4 Juried Exhibition 2019”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2018 Organized Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2019 Donation of Photo Booth “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2018 Donation of Artwork “Art Over Easy” Auction, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2018 Donation of Artwork “Mini Print” Sale, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2017-2019 President, Critical Forum (C4), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2008 Co-organizer of Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2007-2008 President, League of Art and Design (LOAD), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2008 Organized Installation “HalLOADween”, Douglass School Art Place, Murphysboro IL
2007 Donation of Artwork to SIMS Auctions, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2007 Co-organizer of Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006-2007 Treasurer, League of Art and Design (LOAD), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
2006 Co-organizer of Exhibition “Love at the Glove”, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale IL
2006-2008 Member, Glass Artists Society (GAS)
2006-2008 Member, Southern Glass Works, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL