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2020 (Projected), MA/MFA Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Studio Art, Contemporary 3D Practices, Metals and Jewelry

2018, Certificate in Museum Studies, Northwestern University

2012, Bachelors of Arts, Baker University, Cum Laude
Double Major in Studio Art and Art History, Minor in German

2019, Broom Making, Foxfire, Mountain City, GA (Forthcoming)
2018, Steel Jewelry, with Maia Leppo, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft, Columbia, NC
2016, Cast Away: Aluminum Casting from Digitally Derived Patterns, with Norwood Viviano, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

2019, The Enamellists Society’s Alchemy5, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR/Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA (Forthcoming)
2019, Grassfed, Adorned Spaces, SNAG: The Loop, Chicago, IL
2019, All have the same breath, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
2019, Ephemeral Archived, ECU Material Topics Symposium, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC
2018, #metalrulz #justbecause #bigshelf, Gallery 7, Madison, WI
2018, Forge, Form, Fabricate, SIU University Museum, Carbondale, IL
2018, Precipice: Second Year Graduate Review, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI
2018, Anoymene Zeichner, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany
2018, RAW/REFINED: SNAG’s Annual Student Slideshow, SNAG: MADE, digital exhibition, Portland, OR
2018, Radical Jewelry Makeover: Wisconsin, The Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2018, Touch Me, Baby: An Interactive Art Exhibition, Artfly Gallery, Eau Claire, WI
2018, The Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) Symposium Art Night, The Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
2018, First Year Graduate Review, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI
2017, Arguing Against The Wall, Gallery 7, Madison, WI
2017, Against Interpretation, Gallery 7, Madison, WI
2017, Case of The Nomads Residency Exhibition, crafthaus, digital exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
2017, Body of Work, Baltimore Jewelry Center (partnered with Google Cultural Institute), digital exhibition, Baltimore, MD
2016, Ring It On: Sculpture, Fashion, Function, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
2016, The Gihon River School, VSC Firehouse Studios, Johnson, VT
2016, Something Fleeting, University of Kansas Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS
2016, Rising Stars, digital exhibition, American Craft Week, Charlotte, NC
2015, Arm Candy, EatMetal Inc., Hoboken, NJ
2015, Bell Jar: A Group Exhibit, Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013, October Final Friday Exhibition, Hobbs Taylor Loft Gallery, Lawrence, KS
2009-2011, Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition, Holt Russell Gallery, Baldwin City, KS
2010, Letters, Words Matter, Holt Russell Gallery, Baldwin City, KS
2009, Bread and Water, national juried group exhibition, Holt Russell Gallery, Baldwin City, KS
2009, Raku Showcase, Harter Union, Baldwin City, KS

2015, Textura, solo exhibition, 642 Locust Gallery, Lawrence, KS
2014, Heim, solo exhibition, Alchemy, Lawrence, KS
2012, Amalgam, solo exhibition, Holt Russell Gallery, Baldwin City, KS

2017, Case of the Nomads, Art Off the Grid Residency, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
2016, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2019, Professional Development Grant, Glenn R. Allen Graduate Fund, “Clean Sweep: Broom Making at Foxfire”, University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department
2018, 3rd Place Juried Winner, Forge, Form, Fabricate, Southern Illinois Metalsmith Society
2018, Professional Development Grant, John B. and Susan S. Patterson Fund, “Material Research in the Keweenaw Peninsula for Juhannus Midsummer”, University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department
2018, Scholarship Award, Ethical Metalsmiths and Radical Jewelry Makeover
2018, TA Position Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department
2017, Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department
2016, Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2016, Finalist “30 Exceptional Craftspeople Under 30”, American Craft Week
2016, Fellowship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
2016, ArtistINC Selected Program Participant
2012, 2nd Place Best Presentation, “Anselm Kiefer and Das Nibelungenlied”, Baker University Undergraduate Honors Symposium
2010, Lloyd E. Ligon Memorial Art Scholarship, Baker University College of Arts and Sciences
2009, Honorable Mention for Cartooning, Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
2008–2012, Dean’s List, Baker University College of Arts and Sciences
2008-2011, Faculty Scholarship, Baker University College of Arts and Sciences

- Featured Maker Profile Artist of the Week, October 8th – 12th, 2018, Society of North American Goldsmiths
- Doug Erickson, “Through ‘radical’ project, students are turning unwanted jewelry into pieces to be cherished anew”, University of Wisconsin-Madison News, Madison, WI, March 30th, 2018
- Brittanie Smith, “Lawrence Arts Center will host INSIGHT Art Talk with three local artists”, The University Daily Kansan, Lawrence, KS, March 9th, 2017
- Stephanie Hintz, “Rising Stars: 30 Exceptional Craftspeople Under the Age of 30”, Handmade Business, Iola, WI, October, 2016
- Nick Krug, “Coal Fusion: Lawrence Jeweler and Metalsmith Gets National Recognition”, Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, KS, September 4th, 2016
- “Riveting News” feature, Society of North American Goldsmiths, August 15th, 2016
- Staff reports, "Lawrence Arts Center Staff Awarded Fulbright Grant, Other Honors", Lawrence Journal-World, May 9th, 2016
- “Riveting News” feature, Society of North American Goldsmiths, December 21st, 2015
- Patricia Sullivan, “Bell Jar: A Group Exhibit” Opens at Ghost Gallery in Seattle", art does matter, March 20th, 2015
- Amanda Manitach, "Small Worlds Under Glass", CityArts, March 20th, 2015

2018-2020, TA-Instructor of Record, Art 108/208: Foundations of Contemporary Art/Current Directions in Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Summer 2019-2018,  Internship Instructor for Art Education, PEOPLE Program, Madison, WI
- Precollege pipeline program for low-income students and students of color
- Taught a group of selected rising senior interns interested in studying art and design, art education, and art history
- Syllabus development and instruction on professional practices while studying art in college and in the professional world

Spring 2019, Metals Instructor (Casting), Wheelhouse Studios, Madison, WI

Fall 2018, Technical Support and Assistant, Metals I with Jeffrey Clancy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Studio and demo prep

2015-2017, Metals Instructor, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
- Instructed students on basic metalsmithing techniques, studio equipment, design, and alternative materials and processes in jewelry making
- Developed syllabi for youth metals courses integrating STEAM curricula

Summer 2019, Field Photographer, Center for Upper Midwestern Cultures/Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison, WI

2015-2017, Exhibitions Coordinator, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
- Worked directly with Exhibitions Director to plan and execute exhibitions, reviews submitted portfolios, as well as facilitates artist-admin relations and communication
- Created and implemented Gallery Monitor and Docent Program
- Gallery installation

2015-2017, Conference Planning Assistant/Portfolio Review Coordinator, Society for North American Goldsmiths, Eugene, OR
- Directly assisted the Conference Program Manager coordinating conference registration, events, and logistics
- SNAG liaison to featured galleries and conference speakers
- Drafted weekly newsletters and social media updates; prepared conference brochure and website
- Data gathering and key findings generation for 2016 conference final survey
- Coordinated 2017 conference portfolio review

2014-2017, Owner and Operator
, Monumenta Jewelry, Lawrence, KS
- Manages retail enterprise including national consignment, custom orders, repairs, designing and creating seasonal collections

2012, 2013, Archivist and Grant Writer, Lawrence Art Guild, Lawrence, KS
- Conceived and executed “The Chronicle”, a history of the Guild since its inception through extensive research
- Grant writing

2011, 2012, Gallery Assistant, Baker University Art Department, Baldwin City, KS
- Exhibit installation, lighting, painting, and marketing student and visiting artist shows

2009-2012, Assistant Archivist, Baker University Archives, Baldwin City, KS
- Assisted head archivist with conducting research and facilitating visitor projects
- Photographed and digitally cataloged largest collection of Methodist artifacts in the Midwest

2018, 2019, Jeffrey Clancy
2017, 2018, Laurie Beth Clark
2016, Marysa Sacerdote Jewelry
2015, Rachel Sudlow Jewelry
2014, The Tea Project, Aaron Hughes and Amber Ginsburg
2009, Ande Parks, Illustrator

2018. Guest Reviewer, Malcolm Shabazz City High School Portfolio Review, Madison, WI
2017, Judge, USD 497 Vanguard Art Awards, Lawrence, KS
2017, Visiting Artist Panel, stARTup Youth Entrepreneurial Group, Lawrence, KS
2017, Judge, Shooting Stars Scholarship Program, Arts Council of Johnson County, Lenexa, KS
2012, 2013, Docent and Tour Developer, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
2011, 2012, Moderator, Baker University International Art History Conference, Baldwin City, KS

- ART108 TA Artist Talk, September 19th, 2018, Science Hall, University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Integrated Arts (panel discussion), March 2nd, 2018, Merit Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- INSIGHT ArtTalk, March 13th, 2017, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
- Resident Talk, October 20th, 2016, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
- Artist Talk, ArtistINC, May 10th, 2016, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

- Walk This Dot Around, Contributor, Bracelet Press - 2016
- Watershed Literary Magazine, Amalgam images – 2012
- The Baker Orange (campus newspaper), Cartoonist – 2009 – 2012
- The Baker University Vision (campus international newsletter), Cartoonist – 2010 – 2011


Ethical Metalsmiths

Teaching Assistants Association
Terra Incognita
Alpha Mu Gamma

English, native
German, working proficiency
Norwegian, conversational
French, conversational

References provided upon request