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2016-2018            Virginia Commonwealth University | Craft & Material Studies MFA | Richmond, VA

2008-2012            State University of New York at New Paltz | BFA in Metals | New Paltz, NY

Continuing Education

2015                     Penland School of Crafts | "Found" | Jaydan Moore | Penland, NC

2014                     Penland School of Crafts | "Multiples: Fabrication Though Multiplication" | Sarah Loertscher | Penland, NC


2021                       Art Center Manager | Agnes Varis Art Center | UrbanGlass | Brooklyn, NY

                                      - Promotion added responsibilities of planning exhibitions and accompanying programming

                                      - Addition of departmental budgeting

                                      - Addition of hiring and training of new staff members to the Art Center

                               Art Center Coordinator (2020-2021)

                                      - Promotion added responsibilities of public programs relating to the exhibitions on view

                                      - Addition of establishing and maintaining relationships with artists, makers, and curators worked with

                               Art Center Assistant (2019-2020)

                                      - Aiding in the function of the Agnes Varis Art Center

                                      - Providing customer service to Art Center Visitors  either in the gallery or retail space

                                      - Retail inventory and E-commerce management for online sales

2018                       Assistant Planner for Firestone Art Strategies | New York, NY

                                      - Event planning for the 2018 New York City Jewelry Week Sponsorship Gala

                                      - Communication of sponsorship outreach and support for the NYCJW Gala 

                                      - Floor manager during the course of the event

                               Studio Assistant to Ursula von Rydingsvard | Brooklyn, NY

                                      - Waxwork and preparation of sculpture components to get ready for foundry casting

                               Adjunct Instructor for "Beginning Jewelry" | Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA

                                      - Teaching metal construction and fabrication skills to undergraduate students  

2017                       Summer Workshop Instructor | Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft | Colombia, NC

                                      - Running daily programs for younger and adolescent children in the metals studio

                               Assistant Instructor to Kathleen Kennedy | Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA

                                      - Samples and demo preparation

                                      - China painting with enamels demonstration

2012-16                  Jewelry Instructor | Long Lake Camp for the Arts | Long Lake, NY

                                      - Hour long group classes with students 10-16 years old

                                      - Basic to intermediate skill instruction

2014-15                  Lead Fabricator | Ayesha Studio & Gallery | Englewood, NJ

                                      - Execution of any hand-fabricated designs in silver and gold

                                      - Inventory ordering and processing

                                      - Gallery sales and customer service

2013                       Production Intern | MPR Jewelry | Brooklyn, NY

2012                       Assistant Instructor to Lynn Batchelder | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

                                      - Preparation of samples for instructor demonstrations 

2010-11                 Residence Life Staff | New York State Summer School of the Arts | Fredonia, NY

                                      - Extra-curricular art program organization

                                      - Office administration






2018                 Anonymous Brooklyn | Interactive Group Exhibition | Brooklyn Metalworks | NYCJW | Brooklyn, NY

                         You Got The Look | Curated Group Exhibition | Center on Contemporary Art | Seattle, WA

                         Ripple Effect 169 | Adorned Spaces | SNAG Portland 2018 | Portland, OR

                         What Lies Beneath | MFA Thesis Exhibition | The Anderson Gallery | Richmond, VA

                         Tiny Shiny 2018 | Quirk Gallery | Richmond, VA

                         Meyer Gallery Showcase | Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA

                         Ripple Effect169 | Wellington B Grey Gallery | Greenville, NC

2017                 Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition | Beijing, China

                         The Sequel | VCU Craft and Material Studies Gallery | Richmond, VA

                         Critical Candidacy Exhibition | Hohman Design | Richmond, VA

                         Tiny Shiny Jewelry Exhibition and Sale | Quirk Gallery | Richmond, VA

                         Touchy Feely | Baltimore Jewelry Center | Baltimore, MD

2016                 TOAST juried auction and fundraiser | The Depot Gallery | Richmond, VA

2015                 Adorned Spaces: 100 Drawings, 30 Years at SUNY New Paltz | SNAG Boston | Boston, MA

2014                 NYSSSA Alumni Art Show | Michael C Rockefeller Gallery | SUNY Fredonia | Fredonia, NY

2012                 (fabric)ation | Adirondack Center for the Arts | Blue Mountain Lake, NY

                         Senior Thesis Group Exhibition | Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art | New Paltz, NY

2011                 "Person: Place and Things" | Matthewis Person House | Kingston, NY

                         Staff Group Show | Michael C Rockefeller Gallery | SUNY Fredonia | Fredonia, NY

2010                 Staff Group Show | Michael C Rockefeller Gallery | SUNY Fredonia | Fredonia, NY

                         March "Artist of the Month" solo jewelry showcase | Poeima & The Vault | North Creek, NY

professional development/awards

2019                  Resident Artist | Houston Center for Contemporary Craft | Houston, TX   

2018                  Commencement Regalia Assistance Award | Virginia Commonwealth University 

                          Juror for "So Fresh + So Clean" 2018 digital exhibition

                          Juror for "Tiny Shiny 2018" student sale and exhibition  | Quirk Gallery | Richmond, VA

                          Travel Grant to attend East Carolina University's  "Material Topics" Symposium | Viriginia Commonwealth University

2017                  Craft & Material Studies Graduate Merit Award | Virginia Commonwealth University

                          Juror for "So Fresh + So Clean" 2017 digital exhibition

                          Travel Grant to attend the Radical Jewelry Makeover Symposium in Baltimore, MD | Virginia Commonwealth University

                          Graduate Teaching Assistantship | Virginia Commonwealth University 

                          Travel Grant for SNAG | Virginia Commonwealth University 

                          Travel Grant to view Touchy Feely exhibition at Baltimore Jewelry Center | Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy 

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