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Education

2007                            

M.F.A. Ohio University Athens, OH

2003                            

B.A - B.F.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Selected One-Two Person Exhibitions (*solo exhibition)

2019 Upcoming. Iowa Artists. NCECA Minneapolis, MN

2018  

Remainder. Farnham Gallery, Simpson College, Indianola, IA*

2017             

Until we meet again.  TePake Gallery, Northwestern College, Orange City IA*

2015                            

Gather the folds of this veil and scatter them.  Collaboration withJohn Siblik University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery, Cedar Falls, IA

2012                           

above & beneath, Steckline Gallery, Wichita, KS*

2011                            

pulling.reaching.longing, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL*

2009                            

Just Underneath, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS *

with a twinge and a grimace, Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH*

Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds., HUB Robinson Gallery Penn State University, University Park, PA*

2008                            

Seep, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN*

From Hither to Thither, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY *

2007                            

Rupture, Slocomb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN*

Erratic Swellings, M.F.A Thesis Show, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH*

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 upcoming

Iowa's Educators: Artists and Makers, NCECA Group Show, Minneapolis, MN

2013                            

Iowa Craft 41, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

2010                            

Materiality, Yorkarts, York PA (3 person show)

2009                            

Group Faculty Show, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

Architecture Fragments, New Art Center, Boston, MA (3 person show)

2008                            

Hands Remain Still, Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, WA (3 Person Show)

beginnings and endings, Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL (3 person show)

2007                            

1990-Now Ceramics at Ohio University, Louisville, KY       

2006                            

Desire and Excess, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH (2 person Show)

Boarder Ohio, Southern Ohio Arts Center, Athens, OH

2005                            

2006 Artist Preview, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH

Earth in Balance, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH

The Second Annual Marge Brown Kaldner Graduate Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience

2014-Present                 

Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

2008-2014                     

Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

2007-2008                     

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2004-2008                     

Graduate Assistant / Instructor, Department of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2004                            

Summer Assistant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

Awards/ Grants

2013                            

Best in Show/ Other Media, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

2005                            

Earth in Balance, Juror Award, Sponsored by Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH

2003                            

Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowship, Sponsored by National Council of Education for the Ceramic Arts     

2002                            

Scholarship Recipient, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Fellowships/ Residencies

2011                            

Jentel Resident, Sheridan, Wyoming

2008                            

Sculpture Space Resident, July-August, residency funded by the N.E.A., Utica NY

2007                            

Lancaster Festival Young Artist Fellowship, Lancaster, OH

Artist Presentations

2016                            

Visiting Artist Lecture, Community Center, New Hampton, IA

2016                            

Visiting Artist Lecture, SUNNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2016                            

Visiting Artist Lecture, Northern Illinois State University, DeKalb, IL

2015                            

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

2009                            

Visiting Artist Lecture, Elgin Library, Elgin, IA

2008                            

Visiting Artist lecture, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Visiting Artist lecture, Lexington Art Council, Lexington KY

2007                            

Visiting Artist lecture, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City TN

Visiting Artist lecture, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH

Exhibitions Juried

2017                            

Judge, Iowa Arts Council High School Arts Scholarship.

2016                            

Judge, Regional Art Show, New Hampton, IA

2015                            

Judge Fine Arts Exhibition Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, IA

2014                            

Judge Regional HS Art Competition, Sumner, IA

Community/ Campus Art Involvement

2018- Present

Coordinator of Art for a Lifetime Community Arts Education Grant.

2015- Present                

Coordinator Youth (Grade 1-6) Saturday Art Courses, Fayette, IA

2013- Present                

Coordinator of Sculpture Collection and Restoration at Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

2010-2015

Director Bing Davis Gallery at Upper Iowa University. Fayette, IA

2010- Present                

Board Member, Rainbow Land Preschool and Daycare, Fayette, IA

2010-2015                     

Coordinator, Northeast Iowa High School Art Competition (180 average participants), Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

2008- 2015                    

Youth (Grade 1-6) Saturday Art Courses, Fayette, IA