Education 

     2014 MFA - Studio Art - University of Maryland - College Park, MD

     2011 BA - Studio Art & BS - Business Administration - College of Charleston - Charleston, SC

 

Selected Exhibitions    (* denotes solo)

     2016   Thin Places - The Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery at Wartburg College - Waverly, IA  

                 20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition - Franconia in the City @ Casket - Minneapolis, MN

                *Within Reach, Beyond Grasp - The Commons Gallery at CSPS, Legion Arts - Cedar Rapids, IA 

     2015  *Other Oriented - The Constance Gallery at Graceland University - Lamoni, IA

                  International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Show - Step Gallery at Arizona State University - Phoenix, AZ

                 Fiber Fusion - The West End Art Depot Gallery - Las Cruces, NM

                 Pulse 15 - Hillyer Art Space - Washington, DC

                *Omphalos - The Alexander Brest Gallery at Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, FL 

     2014   International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Show - Grounds For Sculpture - Hamilton, NJ 

                 MASTER PIECES 8 - Manifest Gallery - Cincinatti, OH

                 METAXU: an MFA Thesis Exhibition - The Art Gallery - College Park, MD 

     2013  *WHOLEISM: parts & holes - Hillyer Art Space - Washington, DC 

                  Material Matters - 10 Storehouse Row - North Charleston, SC

                  Midpoint - The Stamp Gallery - College Park, MD

     2012   Call Collect - Hamiltonian Gallery - Washington, DC

                 31st Annual Invitational Sculpture Show -  Montpelier Arts Center - Laurel, MD

     2011   Prologue - The Herman Maril Gallery - University of Maryland - College Park, MD

                Contemporary Charleston: Under the Radar - The City Gallery at Waterfront Park - Charleston, SC

                Collaborations: A Dance Concert - Emmett Robinson Theatre - Charleston, SC

                Young Contemporaries - Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art - Charleston, SC

     2010  *Situation Destination - Saul Alexander Gallery - Charleston County Public Library - Charleston, SC

                 1 x 1 - Redux Contemporary Art Center - Charleston, SC

                 Young Contemporaries - Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art - Charleston, SC

 

Residencies, Fellowships, & Awards

     2015-2016  Artist Project Grant - Iowa Arts Council - Des Moines, IA

     2014-2015  M.C. Ginsberg Artist in Residence - Iowa City Community School District - Iowa City, IA  

     2014  Outstanding Student Achievement In Contemporary Sculpture Award - International Sculpture Center

     2011-2014  Teaching Assistantship, Department of Art - University of MD - College Park, MD     

     2013  Daniel Nicholson Ohlke Memorial Fund Award - University of MD - College Park, MD

    2012  Artist in Residence - Artist’s Grant - Vermont Studio Center - Johnson, VT

                Artist in Residence - Elsewhere Living Museum - Greensboro, NC

                John Dorsey Prize for Outstanding Curatorial Practice - University of MD - College Park, MD

     2011-2012  School of Arts & Humanities Fellowship - University of MD - College Park, MD

     2011  MAYS (Major Academic Year Support) Grant - College of Charleston - Charleston, SC

     2010  Summer Intern Artist Fellowship - Franconia Sculpture Park - Schafer, MN

                Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty Grant - College of Charleston - Charleston, SC

                Best in Show - Young Contemporaries - Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art - Charleston, SC

 

Presentations, Workshops, & Curatorial Work

     2017  Simultaneity: On Urges and Origins - paper presentation - CIVA Conference - Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, CA   

     2016  Connecting Distance - body casting in the Art Lounge- Iowa Arts Summit - Iowa Arts Council - Des Moines, IA

                Connecting Distance - body casting workshop - FAIR PLAY Conference - St. Ambrose University - Davenport, IA

                Visiting Artist - lecture and studio visits - University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, IA

                Visiting Artist - lecture and studio visits - Knox College - Galesburg, IL

     2015  Connecting Distance - body casting workshop - Rurally Good Festival - Grin City Collective - Grinnell, IA

                Mix Tape: Pecha Kucha - presenter - University of Iowa School of Art & Art History - Iowa City, IA

                Visiting Artist - lecture, body casting workshops, and studio visits - Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, FL

                Wholeism: Parts and Holes - gallery talk - Hillyer Art Space - Washington, DC

     2014  Curator - Do You Belong Here? - Public Space One - Iowa City, IA

     2012  Curator - COUNTERCONSTRUCTS: Modes of Painting - Herman Maril Gallery - College Park, MD

 

Teaching & Relevant Experience

     2014-present  Adjunct Assistant Professor - Sculpture & Intermedia - University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA

     2016-2017  Gallery Curator - The Times Club - Prairie Lights Bookstore - Iowa City, IA

     2014-2017  Visual Arts Coordinator - Project Art - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics- Iowa City, IA

     2011-2014  University of Maryland - College Park, MD

              Instructor of Record - 3D Fundamentals - Drawing 1-  Drawing 2 - Advanced Drawing

              Teaching Assistant - Art Theory - 2D Design - Drawing 1 - Metal Casting  

     2011  Youth Sculpture Instructor - Redux Contemporary Art Center - Charleston, SC

                Special Projects Associate - Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art - Charleston, SC

                Gallery Coordinator - Student-Run Gallery - College of Charleston Visual Arts Club - Charleston SC