Education

2017    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. Master of Fine Arts, Jewelry + Metalwork Candidate. Expected: 2020

2016    BFA Studio Art, Art Metals, Art History Minor, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI            

2013    International study, Lorenzo De Medici, Florence, Italy    

Extended Education

2016    Pewtersmithing, with Jeffery Clancy, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI

2013    Hollowware & Soldiering practices, with Kevin O’Dwyer, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI

2010    Two week Fashion Design and Merchandising course, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Exhibitions

2019 Surf Report, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Mad for Hoops, Gallery 252, Chicago IL

2018   Adorned Spaces, SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Portland, OR

   Exhibition in Motion, SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Portland, OR

2016   Between the Cracks, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 209, Menomonie, WI (Solo Exhibition) 

   GEMS: Contemporary Metalsmiths and Art Jewelers in Menomonie, curated by, Masako Onodera, Heyde Center for the Arts, Chippewa Falls, WI

   Unexpected, Craft council of British Colombia Gallery, Vancouver BC, (accepted, not shown) 

2015    End of the Year juried show, Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie,WI

    Art Orgs Unite, Gallery 209, Menomonie, WI

    Prometheus: Distance, Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI

2014    Hook, Line and Sculpture, Gallery 121, Menomonie, WI 

   Tapped, Collaboration with Jordan Jirschelel, Gallery 209, Menomonie, WI 

2013    Metalheads, The Raw Deal, Menomonie, WI

   Ink & Paper, Local print sale, VolumeOne, Eau Claire, WI

2012    Best of Design, Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Awards / Scholarships

2019 San Diego Gem and Mineral Society Scholarship

2018   Windgate Foundation Scholarship, San Diego State University 

2017   Paul Lingren Memorial Scholarship, San Diego State University

2016   Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 

2015   Student Research Grant, “Aided by Technology, Made by Hand”, Student Research Services, University of Wisconsin - Stout

The objective of this body of research was proposed to explore the integration of 3D programing software and equipment combined with traditional approach of jewelry making techniques. This intersection of craft handiwork and technology has allowed me to explore multiple facets of craft, jewelry, and design in a contemporary manner.

    First Place 3D, Prometheus: Distance, panel jury, University of Wisconsin - Stout

Publications

2019 “On Offer”, Art Jewelry Forum, (April 2019)

Hidden Gems- Artist Interview, SD Voyager, San Diego CA (April 2019)

2018    SNAG, Exhibition of Motion, Catalogue

2016    School of Art and Design juried student catalogue, University of Wisconsin - Stout

2015    Prometheus: Distance, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Catalogue

Conferences Attended

2018    SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Portland, OR

2016    Zoom Symposium, Milwaukee, WI

2015    SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Boston, MA

2014    SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Minneapolis, MN

Memberships

SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Member, 2013 - Present

Art Metals Association, Vice President, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, 2013 - Present

Fine Arts Association, Member, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI, 2014 - Present