Resume

EDUCATION

Masters of Fine Arts, East Carolina University, Greenville NC 8/09-5/12

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA 7/03-5/07

 

EXPERIENCE

Co-founder Jewelry Edition: Traveling Pop-up Gallery for Early Career Artists, 2013-Persent

Visiting Professor in Metals/Jewelry, Western Michigan University, Area Coordinator Fall 2012-Spring 2013

 2011 ECU Metals Symposium Coordinator, East Carolina University, Jan 15-18, 2011

Store Coordinator, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 2007-2009

 

WORKSHOPS TAUGHT

Radical Enameling Workshop, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA 2015

Metalwrex, Boston, MA 2015

Pocosin Arts, Columbia NC 2014

Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC 2014

Yuma Symposium, Yuma AZ 2014

Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington PA 2015, 2013, 2012

Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 2012, 2015

 

LECTURES

California College for the Arts, Oakland, CA 11/15

Yuma Symposium Lecture and Demo, Yuma, AZ 2/14

Craft Boston Educational Lecturer Series, Boston, MA 4/13

 

DOCUMENTATION OF WORK

Ornament Magazine, Vol 38.4 Pg 31 2016

Signs of Life, Facere Art Jewelry, Front Cover Oct 2015

American Craft, Sum & Substance Oct/Nov 2015

Art Jewelry Magazine, Back Cover, Jan 2015

Metalsmith Magazine Vol 34 No.1, 2014

Ornament Magazine 36.3, Women Working Words exhibition review, pg 19, 2013

Behind the Brooch: A Closer Look at Backs, Catches, and Pin Stems, Lorena Angulo 2013

Art Jewelry Today 3, Schiffer Publishing, 2011

500 Enameled Objects, Lark Books, 2009

One Woman’s Trash is Another Woman’s...Lingerie?, The Wall Street Journal, 1/2/09

 

COLLECTIONS

The Enamel Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Wingate University, Wingate, NC

Museum of Fine Art Houston, Houston, TX

The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

Fidelity Bank Corporate Collection, Durham, NC

The Rotasa Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Maria V. Howard Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Details out of Place, Maria V. Howard Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC 6/4/12

Of Maps and Memories, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX 8/9/12

Of a Time and Place, Solo Show, Community Center for the Arts, Kinston, NC 1/20/11

Bits and Pieces of a Place, Solo Show, Modern Formations Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 12/5/08

 

 

 

SELECTED JURIED AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2015

Signs of Life, Facere Art Jewelry, Seattle CA 10/15

Schmuck 2015,  Prague, 9/15

Between the Lines, Taboo Studios, San Diego CA6/15

Sense of Color, Creative Metalsmiths Chapel Hill NC 4/15

Schmuck, Munich Germany 3/15

2014

Couleur, J Cotter Gallery, Vail, CO 11/14

Sparkle Plenty, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA 10/14

Narrative Jewelry, Brumfield’s Gallery Boise, ID 7/14

Louder Than Words, Facere Art Jewelry Gallery, Seattle, WA 3/14

Schmuck 2014, Munich Germany, 3/14

Detritus, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 1/14

  2013

Alchemy2 International Juried Enamel Exhibition, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY 7/13

Craft Boston, Invited Artist, Boston, MA 4/13

Ferrous, Velvet De Vinci, San Francisco, CA 3/13

Women Working Words, Facere Art Jewelry Gallery, Seattle, WA 2/13

Monochrome Noir, Velvet De Vinci, San Francisco, CA 1/13

Off the Wall, ECU, Greenville, NC 1/13

  2012

The Bracelet Show, Kathleen Sommers Gallery, San Antonio, TX 12/7/12

2012 Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for the Art, WMU, Kalamazoo, MI 11/4/12

Touchstone Center for Crafts Faculty Exhibition Fallingwater Gallery, Mill Run, PA 7/12/12

Recycle. Reuse. Reinvent.  Fowler_Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, NY 5/5/12

Iterations of Home, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC 4/15/12

The Art of Influence, Gray Gallery, ECU, Greenville, NC 2/14/12

 

HONORS, GRANTS, AWARDS

Special Projects Grant, Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, 2016

Show Directors Award, American Craft Exposition 2015

Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant 10/13

Juror’s Choice Award, Alchemy2 International Juried Enamel Exhibition 7/13

Invited Artist, Craft Boston, Boston, MA 4/13

Hannah Graduate Scholarship, ECU, 4/15/2011

Best in Show, Small Treasures, Cary Gallery of Artists 3/25/2011

Best in Show Purchase Award, 53rd National Juried Art Show 6/2/2010

Best in Show Purchase Award, Handcrafted 2/1/2010

Best in Show, Cast Shadows, Mendenhall Student Center, ECU 1/15/2010

Hannah Graduate Scholarship, ECU, 4/15/201

2010 Niche Award Finalist in Functional Metals, 12/09

Third Place in Sculpture, 4th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition 10/09

Emerging Artist Scholarship, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA 5/09

Best in Show, Spring Salon, Modern Formations Gallery, 4/15/2008