CV

EDUCATION

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DEISGN | 2017
Master of Fine Arts in Glass

 RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DEISGN | 2015
Post-Baccalaureate Studies in Glass

 THE ARTS INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON |  2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concentrations Sculpture, Glassworking, and Neon

 

TEACHING: ASSISTANTSHIPS

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
2014-2017 | Providence, RI

 Experiments in Optics, Digital + Media Department, Jocelyne Prince
Gaffed for student projects, Gave technical demonstrations/instruction on glass working techniques, Consulted graduate level students on project proposals and provided guidance, Critiqued work

 Sculpture, Glass Department, Chris Taylor
Assisted with and gave technical demonstrations on glassblowing, hot casting, and coldworking techniques, Consulted with and guided undergraduate and graduate level students on project and research assignments, Critiqued work

 Coldworking, Glass Department, Niels Cosman
Prepared blanks for students to complete projects with, Consulted with students on project proposals and provided guidance, Critiqued work

 Hot Casting, Glass Department, Jocelyne Prince
Assisted in demonstrations of hot casting, Organized time and work flow of class

 Synthesis of Light, Interdisciplinary/Grad Studies, James Carpenter and Stephanie Pender
Trained students on digital fabrication equipment, Taught mold-making and kiln-forming glass techniques, Gaffed for student projects, Critiqued work

 Beginning Glass Blowing, Glass Department, John Pierce
Assisted with in-class demonstrations

 Light, Shadow, and Transparency; Glass Department, Stephanie Pender
Assisted with and gave demonstrations of blowing, hot casting, and optics, Critiqued wor

 
 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

RUBY GOLD GLASS MAKING WORKSHOP
2016 | Providence, RI
Glass making workshop in collaboration with RISD Glass Department, the Making and Knowing Project of Columbia University, Dr. Jane Cook of Corning Museum of Glass, and Reid Cooper of Brown University Department of Material Sciences; Under Glass Department’s facilitation I collected and interpreted ancient glass recipes from 16th C. alchemist-practitioner’s manuscript BnF MS. Fr. 640, Engineered furnace and used processes to replicate that of 16th C. glass-making 

 GLASS MENAGERIE  
2016 | Providence, RI
Experimental,  expanded cinema performance with Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder

HOT NIGHTS  
2015 | Providence, RI
Performative and experimental glass blowing and artist projects in collaboration with RISD Glass Department visiting artist program; Coordinated artist visits and gaffed projects; Conducted additional research as necessary for projects

WRITING GLASS
2015 | Providence, RI
Material experiments in glass and poetry with artist Jen Bervin 

 ROMAN VESSEL MAKING  
2015 | Providence, RI
Museum collection research and making project with artist Stella Zhong and curator Gina Borromeo

 
 

HONORS & AWARDS

Assets for Artists Grant Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art 2018
Friends of Glass Scholarship Rhode Island School of Design 2017 
Graduate Fellowship Rhode Island School of Design 2014, 2015, 2016
President’s Scholarship Rhode Island School of Design 2016
Elizabeth Sewell Scholarship in Art Metals University of Wisconsin - Madison 2013                          

 

RESIDENCIES

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Artist in Residence  2018                                          

 

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Breathe, Carriage House, Providence, RI 2017
My Dog Ate My Homework, I Ate My Dog, Micro Gallery, Madison, WI   2014
Houses, Back Door Gallery, Madison, WI 2013 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS
MCGAG Emerging Artists Show, Ken Saunders & Exht Galleries, Chicago, IL  2014
MCGAG Emerging Artists Show, Ken Saunders & Exht Galleries, Chicago, IL  2013

 GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Open Studio Exhibition,  Assets for Artists Workspace, North Adams, MA 2018
Selections: Graduate Work Class of 2017, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI  2017
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center, Providence, RI  2017
Providence Art + Design Film Festival, RISD Musuem, Providence, RI   2016
Quinquagenary / Glass MFA Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI   2016
RISD Glass Triennial, Woods-Gerry House, Providence, RI  2016 
Optical Bloptical / Glass MFA Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RII   2015
GLOW SHOW, Madison Children's Museum, Madison, WI  2014 
BFA Review, Gallery 7, Madison, WI 2014 
Biennial Neon and Light Exhibition, Stock Pavilion, Madison, WI  2013
Attractive Nuisance, Art Lofts Performance Lab, Madison, WI 2013