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EDUCATION

2008                The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH        Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics

2001                Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO      Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics

 

RESIDENCIES

2012                Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN Surface Forum Participant

2011                Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME        Material Commonality Summer Resident

2008                Porcelain Society of Saxon Porcelain Manufactory, Dresden, Germany       Ceramic Residency at Dresdener Porzellan

2007                The Belden Brick Company, Sugarcreek, OH             Ceramic Residency in Factory

2005-2006       Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO      Post-Baccalaureate Assistant

2004-2005       Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME        Juried Winter Resident and Salad Days Artist

2002-2004       School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY            Studio Resident in Ceramics

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015                Translated Pattern.  Belger Crane Yard Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2014                Overlooked & Overlapped. Mudfire, Decatur, GA

2013                Domestic Setting. Hallmark, Kansas City, MO

2011                Dot Domestic. Naked City Gallery, Wichita, KS

                        Featured Artist.  AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2010                Dot Dot Dash. Flotsam + Jetsam, Philadelphia, PA

2008                Residue. Kingswood Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2007                Body Organs & Wedding Bells. Beco Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2004                Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice. Genesee Pottery, Rochester, NY

           Slice ‘n Dice.  The Mary Switzer Gallery, Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015                Demonstrator & Lecturer. Fairbanks Potters Guild, Fairbanks, AK

                        Demonstrator & Lecturer. Anchorage Clay Arts Guild, Anchorage, AK

                        Visiting Artist & Lecturer. Doane College, Crete, NE

                        Demonstrator & Lecturer. The Clay School, Lynn, MA

                        Demonstrator. Amaco Showcase at NCECA, Providence, RI

                        Demonstrator & Lecturer. West Michigan Potters Guild, Grand Rapids, MI

2014                Lecturer. The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

                        Visiting Artist. West Virginia University at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

                        Workshop Instructor. Lots O’ Layers. Penland School for Crafts, Penland, NC

2013                Interviewee. Episode 44. Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast with Ben Carter.

           Lecturer. University of Arkansas, The Random Lab, Kansas City, MO

                        Visiting Artist & Lecturer. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                        Panelist. Episode 40: Kansas City Live Ramble. Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast with Ben Carter.

                        Demonstrator. Lots of Layers Workshop. Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

           Visiting Artist & Lecturer.  Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

2012                Lecturer. Entrepreneur class. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

           Demonstrator. Engaging Ceramic Surfaces: Potters Council Workshop, San Diego, CA

                        Lecturer.  Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                        Lecturer. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

                        Instructor. Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

2011                Visiting Artist & Lecturer. University of Western Illinois, Macomb, IL

                        Lecturer. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

                        Lecturer. NCECA Conference, Tampa, FL

                        Visiting Artist & Lecturer. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                        Lecturer.  Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                        Lecturer. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

                        Instructor. Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

2010                Visiting Artist & Lecturer. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

2009                Lecturer. Monsters of Design: Pecha Kucha, Kansas City, MO

                Lecturer. Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO

2008                Instructor. Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

2006-2008       Instructor of Record. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2005-2006       Instructor. Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO        

2004-2005       Instructor. Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts Mudmobile, Newcastle, ME

           Instructor. The Deck House School, Edgecomb, ME

2003-2004      Teaching Assistant. School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015                Steinfest 2015. Claymakers, Durham, NC

           The Bowl Show. Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

           KC Urban Potters: Urban Crafted. Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

          Cup: The Intimate Object XI. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                       Salad Days Invitational. Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME  

                       Artistic Intersections. Gallery Z, Providence, RI

                       Dot Dot Dot. Pawtucket Armory, Providence, RI

                       To Be Determined.  Pawtucket Armory, Providence, RI

                       Amaco Showcase. Amaco NCECA booth at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

                       Graphic Clay: Illustrated, Printed and Innovative Surfaces. Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

                       Printed. Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC

                      Salad Days: Second Course. New Bedford Museum of Art, New Bedford, MA