EDUCATION

2017          Masters of Fine Art in Metalsmithing

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI

 

2012          Bachelors of Fine Art in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Cum Laude

                  Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS 

2020          1708 Space Grant

                  1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

          

                  COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund Grant

                  CultureWorks, Richmond, VA

2019          Adjunct Faculty Grant

                  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2018          Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

                  Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY

2017          Artist-in-Residence

                  Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                  Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                  New Beginnings Award

                  Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI

2016          Committee's Choice Award

                  Ethical Metalsmiths, Richmond, VA

                  Carl and Olga Milles Scholarship

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                  Woodworking Machinery Industry Association Scholarship

                  WMIA, Alexandria, VA

                  Stuart Thompson Haystack Fellowship

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2015          MJSA Education Foundation Scholarship

                  Rhode Island Foundation, Providence, RI

                  Ernst Toth Scholarship

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

                  WJA Student Scholarship

                  Women’s Jewelry Association, Poughkeepsie, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019          40 Under 40: The Next Generation, Olivia Shih

                  Published by Art Jewelry Forum

2018          Issue Two                   

                  Published by HISS Mag

2017          Senses Issue

                  Published by AUTOR Magazine

 

                  CAST, Jen Townsend and Renee Zettle-Sterling

                  Published by Schiffer Publishing

2016          Shifting Sites, Metalsmith Magazine Exhibition in Print

                  Published by Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)

                  Strangeways Magazine

                  Published by Strangeways

                  New Rings 2, Nicolas Estrada

                  Published by Thames & Hudson

                  Issue 9

                  Published by Refigural Magazine

            

                  Body of Work, Online Exhibition

                  Baltimore Jewelry Center and Google

2015          MAAKE Magazine, 2nd Issue

                  Published by Emily Burns

2014          Young Space Blog

                  Published by Kate Mothes

 

2013          Showcase 500 Necklaces

                  Published by Lark Crafts

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2020          Emerging Artist Presenter for SNAG Conference - COVID-19 Cancelled

                  Philadelphia, PA

                  Hand Keeper and Maker Volunteer

                  Hand Medal Project, International, https://www.handmedalproject.com

                  Visiting Artist - COVID-19 Postponed

                  Stetson University, DeLand, FL

                  Workshop Instructor - COVID-19 Postponed

                  Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2018-20     Instructor, Department of Craft/Material Studies

                  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2019          Workshop Instructor

                  Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD        

                  Visiting Presenter for On Mentorship Craft Symposium

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2018          Studio Assistant

                  BDDW LLC, Philadelphia, PA

 

                  Visiting Artist

                  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

                  Visiting Artist

                  University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

                  Visiting Artist

                  Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

                  Visiting Artist

                  Walter State Community College, Morristown, TN

2017-18     Workshop Instructor

                  Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

    

                  Gallery Preparator

                  Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2017          Visiting Artist

                  University of North Georgia, Dahlongega, GA

                  Workshop Instructor

                  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2016-17     Department Assistant for Iris Eichenberg, Artist in Residence

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloofield Hills, MI

2016          Studio Assistant for Heather McGill, Artist in Residence

                  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                  Visiting Artist

                  Taller Eloi, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2015-16     Student Internship with Rebekah Frank, Execuative Director

                  Art Jewelry Forum, Freelance

 

2013-15     Studio Assistant

                  Printfresh LLC, Philadelphia, PA

                                    

2013          Freelance CAD Designer

                  Alexis Bittar, New York, NY

                                  

2012          Curatorial Intern for Ursula IIse-Neuman, Curator of Jewelry

                  Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York, NY

CURRENT/UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS 

2021          Florida Fabricated, Curated by Madison Creech

                  FreshAsFruit Gallery, DeLand, FL

2020          Site Effects, Traveling Exhibition, Curated by Anja Eichler/Katja Toporski

                  Bavarian Association of Arts and Crafts, Munich, Germany

                  Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA - COVID-19 Cancelled

                  Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD​

SELECTED  EXHIBITIONS

2019          Into\\Not Through, Solo Exhibition

                  Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD

                  40 Under 40 : The Next Generation of American Metal Artists

                  Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

                  Transitional Objects, Curated by Blair Murphy

                  Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA 

 

                  Beyond Obvious

                  Dowd Gallery, The State University of New York, Cortland, NY

 

                  Mixed Bag : An Assortment of Contemporary Craft

                  Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA​

 

                  Anniversary 

                  School 33, Baltimore, MD​

                  Full Disclosure

                  Goldberg Studios, Munich, Germany

                  Form.Print, Curated by Joshua DeMonte​

                  CA Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2018          Labor of Suggestion, Solo Exhibition

                  School 33, Baltimore, MD

 

                  OPTIONS, Curated by Amalia Wiatr Lewis

                  Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  NKOTB 

                  FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

                  Other Bodies, With Elliot Doughtie, Curated by Kyle Kogut

                  FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

                  How To Know Somebody

                  PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO

                  Absurd!, Curated by Alex Schechter

                  Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  A Line of Beauty : Cranbrook House Inhabitation

                  Cranbrook House, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                  Alternative Bodies

                  Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2017          Jewelry

                  Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, Netherlands

                  International Juried Exhibition

                  The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

                  soft touch

                  Wolpert Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                  GRIT

                  Bob Owens Gallery, University of North Georgia, Dahlongega, GA

 

                  International Graduate Exhibition

                  Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands

                  Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence

                  Knoxville Emporium, Knoxville, TN

                  Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence

                  Wolpert Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                  Graduate Degree Show

                  Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

                  Touchy Feely

                  Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD

                  Surrogate Friend, Curated by Courtney Richter

                  Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ

2016          Trans Form

                  Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands

                  Shout, TREE

                  FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  Forget Them

                  Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY

                  Experiencing Perspectives

                  Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI

                 

2015          Emergence: Craft + Technology

                  Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

 

                  Play With Me

                  Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

                  Out With Fury

                  Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

2014          Biophilia, Solo Exhibition

                  Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

 

                  Confabulation

                  Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

 

                  Unravel & Sophisticate

                  University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

                  I Do This Weird Thing…

                  Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

2013          Transcend: New Jewelry Forms and Fabrication

                  Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Museum, Wilmington, DE

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