Education

M.F.A.              School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fiber and Material Studies Chicago, IL            2007

B.F.A.              University of Washington, Ceramics Seattle, WA                                                            2004

B.A.                 University of Washington, Intradisciplinary Visual Art, Minor Art History                      2004

                        University of Washington Rome Center Rome, Italy                                                       2002

Solo Exhibitions

2017                Waiting for April in March  University Christian Church, Seattle, WA

2011                ARTexhange College Art Association Conference New York, NY

2009               Has Been:Becoming Gallery4Culture Seattle, WA

          I Will Survive, Crawl Space Gallery Seattle, WA

2008               I Heart Ann, Gallery Uno, Chicago, IL

2006               I See Nothing of Substance Here, Chicago, IL           

                        Repurpose This, Chicago, IL              

2004              Plasticity, CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017                The Good Work Show, Vermont Studio Center, Audrey Berry Gallery, Johnson, VT

2016               #thisiswhyimsingle  Flashpoint Gallery, Washington DC

2015               Telephone: An International Art Experiment  curated by the Satellite Collective http://telephone.satellitecollective.org

2014               The Center Welcomes You, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2011               Things That Keep Me Up at Night, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, CA

        The Zodiac Show, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2008             Current Works, Crawl Space Gallery Seattle, WA

2007             Artstar, Scope Art Fair Miami, FL

       Graduate Thesis Exhibition, G2, Chicago, IL

                      Big Sky, LG Space, Chicago, IL

2006            Why No Get Away – Text Off the Page, G2,Chicago, IL

2005            Common a Celebration of the Mundane, Crawl Space Gallery Seattle, WA

                     The Egg, Justified Arts Bellingham, WA

2004            BFA Group Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      Show and Tell, CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      School of Art Open: Juried Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery Seattle, WA

2003              School of Art Open: Juried Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery Seattle, WA

                      Underexposed, University of Washington Bookstore Seattle, WA

2002             Architecture and Studio Art Exhibition, UW Rome Center Rome, Italy

                      School of Art Open: Juried Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery Seattle, WA

 Residencies

2017   Vermont Studio Center

2014   Vermont Studio Center

2011    Vermont Studio Center

Related Experience

2014-Present  Alumni Mentor Pool School of the Art Institute of Chicago Low Residency MFA Program

2007-Present  Graduate Portfolio Reviewer and Presenter School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2008-2009       Artist Board Member, Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006–2007      Graduate Tour Guide School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Bibliography

 In the Galleries  Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post March 2016

#thisiswhyimsingle  Mike Iacovone Bmoreart.com March 2016

East City Artnotes #thisiswhyimsingleEric Hope, March 2016

Currently Stretching Herself  Jen Graves, The Stranger Slog February

Why No Get Away, Exhibition Catalog 2007

Elusive Horizons, University of Washington Literary Anthology 2004

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Proficiencies

Ceramics: hand building, wheel throwing, slip casting, glaze calculation, plaster moldmaking, electric and raku kiln firing

 Sculpture: body casting, plaster, alginate and silicone mold making, soldering

 Printmaking: serigraphy, woodcut, manual press operation

 Fibers: basic crochet and knitting, dyeing, print for fabric, basic sewing skills

Exhibition Design: planning, layout signage, display techniques, installation and lighting design. 

 

 Lectures/Presentations

2016                  #thisiswhyimsingle, Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2009                I Will Survive, Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA       

2006                I See Nothing of Substance Here, Chicago, IL  Repurpose This, Chicago, IL                       

 2004                Plasticity, BFA Lecture University of Washington Seattle, WA

Publications

2007                Why No Get Away, Exhibition Catalog

2004                Elusive Horizons, University of Washington Literary Anthology

Awards and Honors

2011/2014       Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center

2008                Gap Grant, Artist Trust

2004                Book Award, University of Washington Ceramics Department

2002-2004     Dean’s List, University of Washington Seattle Washington

2002                IPE Scholarship

                         Gonzales Scholarship