CV/Resume

 

My Experience

EDUCATION
Kent State University, Kent OH - Master’s of Fine Arts in Ceramics

  •      Fall 2005 - Summer 2007

Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville MO - Bachelor of Fine Art

  •      Fall 1997 - Spring 2004

Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville MO - Bachelor of Science

  •       Fall 1997 - Spring 2004

      
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Curry College, Milton MA, Assistant Professor of Ceramics

  • Fall 2017- Current

Northwest Missouri State University,  Maryville MO, Adjunct Art Professor

  • Fall 2008- Spring 2015, Spring 2016

Horace Mann Elementary, Maryville MO- Substitute Art Teacher

  • Fall 2008-Spring 2010

Hiram College, Hiram OH - Substitute Professor/Visiting Artist

  • March 2007

Kent State University, Kent OH - Graduate Assistant

  • Fall 2005 - Fall 2006

Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville MO - Teacher’s Assistant

  • Fall 1998 - Spring 2002

KILN BUILDING
Built Bourry-Box wood kiln, Maryville MO, 2014
Built 27 cubic foot crossdraft soda kiln, Maryville MO, 2011
Converted electric kiln into Raku kiln, Maryville MO, 2009
Rebuilt 16 cubic foot Alpine updraft kiln, Maryville MO, 2009
Rebuilt Anagama wood kiln with hand-made Tatami bricks, Kent OH, 2006
Rebuilt 27 cubic foot downdraft kiln, Kent OH, 2006

AWARDS
Roberta Farrell Immigration Award, Transforming Viewpoints, 2014
Best in Show, Kansas City Clay Guild Teabowl National, 2012
Best in Show, Maryville Festival of the Arts, 2007
Jim Smeltzer Scholarship, Northwest Missouri State University, 2001

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Joy on the Spiritual Path: 5 Dhyani Buddha Buddies and Friends - Living Arts Tulsa, Tulsa OK
Feb 5 - 26, 2016

SELECTED JURIED AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Featured Artist - Cerbera Gallery, Kansas City MO, July 1 - Aug 31, 2016
North on 71: A Regional Collaborative Exhibition  - Art Statuary Building - Mac’s Studio, Kansas City MO, March 16 -      18, 2016
River to River - Coe College Sinclair Gallery, Cedar Rapids IA, Sep 11 - Oct 3, 2015
Fabulous Figures - Clay Arts Vegas, Las Vegas NV, March 6 - 29, 2015
International Cup - The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula MT, Feb 8 - 27, 2014
Transforming Viewpoints  - Harry Krug Gallery, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg KS, Jan 21 - March 3, 2014

Sixth Annual Cup Show: Form and Function - Amelia Gallery, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City FL, Oct 18 - Nov      7, 2013
12th Annual National Juried Cup Show - Kent State School of Art Downtown Gallery, Kent OH, March 13 - April 20,          2013
Coffee, Tea or …? #2 - Terra Incognito Studios, Oak Park IL, Feb 23 - March 27, 2013
The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas, A National Juried Exhibition - George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of              Missouri Columbia, Columbia MO, Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2012
Kansas City Clay Guild Teabowl National - Avila University, Kansas City MO, Aug 17 - Sep 29, 2012
Kashmir Crossover International Art Exhibit - Northwest Missouri State University and Kashmir University, Srinagar              Kashmir, April 3 - 10, 2012
Coffee, Tea or …? - Terra Incognito Studios, Oak Park IL, March 10 - April 11, 2012
History in the Making VI: Ceramic Traditions, Contemporary Pots - Genessee Center for the Arts, Rochester NY, Sep 18       Oct 24, 2009
NWMSU Art Faculty Exhibit - North Central Missouri College, Trenton MO, April 1 - 30, 2009
Lux Center for the Arts First Annual Cup Show - Lincoln NE, April 3 - 25, 2009
Starbrick National Cup Show - Nelsonville OH, Feb 27 - April 19
Gulf Coast Community College’s Second Annual Cup Show - Panama City FL, Nov 21 - Jan 16, 2008
Zona Rosa Arts Festival - Zona Rosa Shopping Center, Kansas City MO, Sep 12 - 14, 2008
Contemporary Clay Biennial - Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction CO, May 2 - June 28, 2008
2nd Biennial Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition - Concordia University, St Paul MN, Jan 24 - Feb 20,              2008
3rd Annual National Juried Cup Show - Taylor Library Gallery, University of Arkansas at Monticello AK, Dec 7 - Jan          25, 2008
Big Pots, MFA Thesis - Kent State University Gallery, Kent OH, April 24 - May 4, 2007
Annual Juried Student Exhibition - Kent State University Gallery, Kent OH, 2007
Blossom Exhibition - Kent State University Eels Gallery at the Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls OH, Summer              2007
Schmaljohn and Students: 35 Years of Ceramics at Northwest - Olive Deluce Gallery, Northwest Missouri                        State University, Maryville MO,April 2006
Annual Juried Student Exhibition - Kent State University Gallery, Kent OH , 2006
Painting and Ceramics, BFA Show - Fine Arts First Floor, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville MO, May            2004
Kansas City Artist’s Coalition Undergraduate College Student Exhibition - Kansas City Artist’s Coalition, Kansas City          MO, April 9 - 23, 2004