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Education

2015-2018                Master of Fine Arts degree – Sculpture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2014-2015                Master of Arts degree, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2010-2014                Bachelor of Science degree – Painting, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2012                           ISU International Studies Program – Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy

 

Assistantships/Committees

2017-2018                Instructor Beginning Sculpture, 203D

2016-2018                Art Foundry Technician

2015-2017                Visiting Artist Program, Graduate Assistant

2015-2017                Registered Student Organization, Critical Forum, President

2015-2017                Student Representative for Art and Design, Fine Arts Activity Fee Committee

2015-2018                Representative for Art and Design, Graduate and Professional Student Council

2016                           Wood Shop Technician

2015                           Graphic Designer, Graduate Assistant

2014-2015                Office Coordinator, Graduate Assistant

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015                           The Human Endeavor, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL

2014                           The Sunbeam Building and Studios, Peoria, IL

 

Curated Exhibitions

2016                           Critical Forum Members Exhibition

 

Group Exhibitions

2017                           18th Graders at Recess, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, IL

2016                           Critical Forum 10th Annual Juried Show, Carbondale, IL curated by Mel Watkin

2015                           Fiber Focus 2015, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO juried by Marci Rae McDade

2015                           Real People 2015, Woodstock, IL

2015                           Indigo Gallery, Champaign, IL curated by Ann Coddington and Alan Pocaro

2015                           Master of Arts Thesis Show, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL curated by Mike Schuetz and Chris Kahler

2015                           BFA/MA Student Show, Charleston, IL

2014                           Student Exhibition, University Museum, Normal, IL juried by Jim Lutes

2014                           RAW Artist, Chicago, IL

 

Residencies

2017                            Resident at Art Farm, Marquette, NE

 

Awards

2015-2018                Graduate Assistantships and Tuition Waiver, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2017                           Windgate Charitable Foundation Scholarship

2016                           Sponsorship from School of Art and Design for Critical Forum

2016                           Deb Morrow Scholarship

2016                           Windgate Charitable Foundation Scholarship

 

Media/Publications

2017                           Studio Visit Magazine, Summer 2017 edition

2017                            Guest Artist, Expressions episode 609, PBS WSIU TV, http://www.pbs.org/video/3001356191/

2017                           Expose Art Magazine, Next Generation Artist, April 2017 edition

2017                           Iron Sculptors to Craft Metal Valentines, Daily Egyptian http://dailyegyptian.com/65809/news/iron-sculptors-to-craft-metal-valentines-daily-egyptian/

2015                           Expo Chicago, Expose Art Magazine, http://exposeartmagazine.com/expo-chicago/

2015                           Graduates Discuss In Progress Work for Upcoming Thesis Show, Eastern Illinois University Art Department https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usQM-Oz9I24

2015                           Blue Room Magazine

2015                           Effingham Daily News

2015                           Graduate Student Thesis Show, Eastern Daily Press

 

Lectures Given

2016                           Artist Guest Lecturer Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2014                           Lecture on Psychopathology and Addiction, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2014                           Art History Guest Lecturer, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

Teaching Experience

2017-2018                  Instructor Beginning Sculpture, 203 D, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

2015                           Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Art (ART 3681), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2014                           Teaching Assistant, Art Appreciation (ART 2330G), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

Attended Conferences

2017                          National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron and Practices, Sloss, Birmingham, AL

2017                           Open Engagement, Justice, University of Illinois Chicago, IL

2017                           Foundry Invitational and River Exhibition, Metals Museum, Memphis, TN

 

Related Professional Experience

2017                            Collaboration with Jon Witzky, AcTEAvism

2017                           Organized and raised full funding for student trip to Sloss: National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art and Practices

2017                           Organized and raised full funding for student trip to Foundry Invitational and River Exhibition, Metals Museum, Memphis, TN

2017                           Co-Founder of The Legion, group which facilitates weekly student critiques

2017                           Accuracy Judge, Poetry Out Loud Regional Contest, Carbondale Community Arts Artspace 304, Carbondale, IL

2016                            Collaboration with Jon Witzky and Dimitar Volkov, Metabolic Research