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Education

School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University: 

Bachelor of Fine Arts                                                                                                          Graduation 2020

  • Honor Roll Fall Semester 2018 

Elgin Community College: General Education                                                                          2015 – 2017

  • Honor Roll

  • Dean’s list

 

Awards and Recognition 

  • One of 25 students accepted to participate in The International Symposium of Artistic Iron Foundry in France. Accepted to make a sculpture to be temporarily exhibited in their sculpture garden. (Postponed until summer of 2021 due to COVID 19)  

  • Eight-week residency at Salem Art works summer 2020 (postponed until summer 2021 due to COVID19)

  • Received an Apex Fund scholarship through Alfred University to do a workshop at Haystack Mounting School. 

  • Cover of The Alfred University Weekly Newsletter building ceramic sculpture in an outdoor kiln.   

  • Portfolio Scholarship Alfred University            

 

Exhibitions

•       Walk Around, Ceramics Area, Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, Maine             Summer 2020

•       Alfred Summer Sculpture Show, The Cube, Alfred University, Alfred, New York      Summer 2020

•       Pop Up Gallery Exhibition, Turner Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, New York            Spring 2018

•       Fresh Meet Exhibition, Turner Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, New York                        Fall 2017

•       Gallery 51, Opening Exhibition, Elgin, Illinois                                                                  Summer 2017

•       Morpho Gallery, Emerging Artists Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois                                        Spring 2016

•       High School Scholastic Art Competition, Ceramics, Honorable Mention                       Spring 2015

 

Relevant Experience 

•       2-week Drawing Out Loud Ceramic work workshop at Haystack Mountain School with Shannon Goff      

•       Participated in Coral Lambert’s Starry Starry Night Performance Artwork. Pouring iron and carrying one of her stars at Salem Art Work’s Festival of fire.

•       Member Clay Collective at Alfred University  

•       Member of Print Club at Alfred University          

•       Selling sculptures at Wild Roots Store in Geneva, Illinois

                         

Employment  

Ceramic and Sculpture Studio Worker: Elgin Community College                                          2015 - 2016

  • Mixed large batches of ceramic glazes

  • Made large batches of clay

  • Maintained and cleaned ceramic and sculpture studio

  • Assisted Students with basic ceramics skills and techniques

Summer Teaching Assistant: School Assn for Special Educ in DuPage County                 Summer 2014

  • Progressing life skills for students 18 years and older who exhibit a variety of learning disabilities    

 

 

 

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