CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

 

Master of Fine Arts, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2019

Bachelor of Science, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, Emphasis: Ceramics, 2014

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

 

Ash & Elm Cider Co., Indianapolis, IN

            Front of House Restaurant Manager, 2021-Present

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN

            Guest Service Attendant and Museum Store Assistant, 2020-2021

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

            Sculpture Designer/Contract Artist, 2018-2020

University Museums, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

            Graduate Assistant, 2016-2019

McCutchan Art Center and Pace Galleries, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

            Gallery Attendant, 2012-2014

            

EXHIBITIONS AND RESIDENCIES

2019-20    300 and Under, group invitational exhibition, Gamut Gallery, IN

2019            Confluence, group invitational exhibition, Regional Arts Commission of St Louis, MO

2019            Fiber Focus, regional juried exhibition, Juror: Arturo Alfonzo Sandoval, Art St. Louis, MO

2019            Abstract Only!, national juried exhibition, Juror: Philippe F. Nault, Wailoa Center, HI

2019            Emotional Effluence, solo exhibition, Vernon, British Columbia

2019            Fresh AiR! Residency program, Caetani Cultural Centre, Vernon, British Columbia

2019            Surfacing: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art & Design Gallery, IL

2019            Friends of Art Annual Art Auction, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2019            Paper & Clay, national juried exhibition, Tippetts and Eccles Galleries, Utah State University, UT, Juror: Yoomi Nam

2019            Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, IL, Juror: Robin Hirsch Steinhoff

2018            Merge, group exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL

2018            Free Association, group exhibition, Kranzberg Art Center, MO

2018            Friends of Art Annual Art Auction, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018            Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, IL

2017            Annual Holiday Show, Edwardsville Art Center, IL

2017            Graduate Pop-Up Show, Art and Design Building, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2017            Small Works Art Show, juried, Wood River Museum and Visitors Center, IL, Juror: Barbara Nwacha

2017            Conductivity: The Many Faces of Copper in Ceramics, Companion Gallery, TN, Juror: Dick Lehman

2017            Friends of Art Annual Art Auction, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, IL

2017            Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, IL

2016            Annual Holiday Show, Edwardsville Art Center, IL

2016            Small Works Art Show, juried, Wood River Museum and Visitors Center, IL, Juror: Joe Page

2016            Graduate Pop-Up Show, Art and Design Building, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2015            Art of the Table, group exhibition, Kirby’s Restaurant, IN

2014            44th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, juried, University of Southern Indiana, IN, Juror: Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis

2013            Senior Seminar Exhibition, juried, McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, University of Southern Indiana, IN

2013            Not For Sale, group exhibition, Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, IN

2013            Functional Relationships, national juried exhibition,  Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, IN, Juror: Mike Jabbur

2013            43rdAnnual Juried Student Art Exhibition, juried, University of Southern Indiana, IN, Juror: Josh White

2012-13    Ceramics Exhibition, group exhibition, Oak Lyn Branch Library, IN

2012            42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, juried, University of Southern Indiana, IN, Juror: John Begley

2011            41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, juried, University of Southern Indiana, IN, Juror: Beck Alley

2011            Microscopic, group exhibition, Storage Space Gallery, University of Southern Indiana, IN

 

COMMISSIONS

 

2019-20    University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN. USI Foundation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Art Commission

2016            Sycamore School, Indianapolis, IN. Donor Recognition Tiles

 

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

 

2021    "The Feast" Interior design curation and installation, Ash & Elm Cider Co., IN

2019    Curator, A Lasting Impression, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018    Curator, Merge, group exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL

2018    Co-speaker for Guest Lecture About Living Arts Studio and Artists, The Monday Club, MO

2018     “A Selection of Favorites,” Display installation and curation, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018    Artist Demonstration, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL 

2017    Visiting Artist, Linfield College, OR

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

 

2019    This Month in CAS, May Issue, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2019    “USI alum awarded commission sculpture commemorating 50th anniversary of USI Foundation,” University Communications, University of Southern Indiana

2017    Copper: The Many Faces of Copper in Ceramics, Juried Exhibition Catalog

2013    “Clay Show Displays Far-Flung Artists,” Evansville Courier Press, July 13 2013, Functional Relationships Exhibit

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2019    Honorable Mention, Fiber Focus 2019 exhibition, Art St Louis, MO

2019    Wendy Petit Gay Memorial Scholarship, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018    Research Grants for Graduate Students Recipient, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018    John H. Pohlman Memorial Foundation Ceramics Scholarship, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018    Wagner Potter's Association Ceramics Award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, IL

2017    John H. Pohlman Memorial Foundation Ceramics Scholarship, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2016    Merit Award, Edwardsville Art Fair, IL

2012    Ceramics Merit Award, 42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition, University of Southern Indiana, IL

2012    Sophomore Scholarship Award, 42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, University of Southern Indiana, IL

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

 

Abigail Peacock, Vincennes, IN 

Alise James, Detroit, MI 

Andrew Snyder, West Chester, PA 

Ashley Sloan, Kansas City, KS

Benjamin Kreuzman, McCordsville, IN

Brittany Rhodes, Montgomery, TX

Caetani Cultural Centre Society, Vernon, British Columbia

Derek Patterson, Memphis, TN

Eli Haddix, Louisville, KY

Eric Beavers, Nesbit, MS

Erin Vigneau-Dimick, Edwardsville, IL

Kara Sikorski, Wilmington, OH

Kathryn Martin, Indianapolis, IN

Kathryn Waters, Evansville, IN

Kodi Thompson, St. Petersburg, FL

Ian Childers, Columbus, MS

Laura Strand, Worden, Illinois

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Vincent Stemmler, St. Louis, MO

COLLEGE SERVICE

 

2019           “Pieced” Contemporary and historic quilt exhibition preparation and installation assistance, Edwardsville Art Center, IL

2019           Gallery Attendant, SIUE Art & Design Gallery, IL

2018           “Visions of an Educator 1956-1969, Dr. Orville Joyner,” Installation in partnership with The University Museum, Art & Design Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018            “AISLE Project,” Site preparation, sculpture movement and installation assistance, Science Complex, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018            “Twelve Around One” prints by Buckminster Fuller. Photography assistance for publication, and preparation for exhibition installment in the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2018            Volunteer, SIUE Art & Design Gallery, IL

2018            Webpage Content Assembly, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2017-18    President, Wagner Potter’s Association, IL

2017-18    Treasurer, Wagner Potter’s Association, IL

2017            “Gathered Resource: Curated from the Collection of the University Museum and Art and Design Faculty,” Exhibition preparation and installation assistance, Art and Design Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2017            “Orientalia: The Art and Influence of East Asia,” Curatorial preparation and assistance to Erin Vigneau-Dimick, Schmidt Art Center, Southwest Illinois College, IL

2017            “Katherine Dunham: A Life of Dance, Activism and Anthropology,” Exhibition preparation and installation assistance to curators Cory Wilmott, PhD, and University Museums, Lovejoy Library, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL 

2017            “Louis Sullivan Architectural Ornaments” Conference, Exhibition preparation, Lovejoy Library, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

2017            “Louis’s Legacy, Artists Respond to Louis Sullivan,” Curatorial preparation and assistance to Brigham Dimick, Edwardsville Art Center, IL

2016-17    Treasurer, Wagner Potter’s Association, IL

2012            “Sculpt EVV,” National Sculpture Exhibition team member and coordinator, IN

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Friends of Art 42nd Annual Art Auction Volunteer, IL, 2017, 2019

Living Arts Studio/VSA Missouri Board Secretary, MO, 2018-2019

Living Arts Studio Volunteer, MO, 2018

“Sculpture on Campus” Sculpture Walk Volunteer, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL, 2017

“Empty Bowls” Community Service Learning Participant and Volunteer, University of Southern Indiana, IN, 2012, 2015

“The Buddy Walk” Participant, IN, 2006, 2007, 2011

“Lose the Training Wheels” Disabilities Program, Volunteer, IN, 2008