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Workshop Assistant.  Kendall Clay Club, 6th Annual Wood firing at Ox Bow School of Art and Artist’s Residency.  April 2013.

Curator.  Art.Downtown.2013.  Avenue for the Arts.  Otium at Lantern Coffee Bar.

Graduate Assistant.  Kendall College of Art and Design via The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Ceramics I. Grand Rapids, MI. 2012-13.  Student Work

Graphic Designer / Art Teacher. Stepping Stones Montessori School. Grand Rapids, MI. 2008-2013. After Care program, Art Teacher and Substitute Teaching for lead teachers using Montessori method.

New Product Designer. Baudville, Inc. Grand Rapids, MI  2003-2007. Knowledge of current trends, manage product line and development of proprietary designs. Responsible for creating many top selling themes and awards through the use of multiple mediums: drawing, painting and sculpture. Software knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS4, Hexagon, Carrara and Painter.

Education

2013 Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Studio Art with an emphasis on Ceramics.  The University of Arts. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.           

2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art: Land Arts, Painting & Drawing.  University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Exhibitions

2013  Otium.  Art.Downtown.2013. Lantern Coffee Bar. Grand Rapids, MI.

2013  Destination 1111 Juried Spring Salon.  Grand Rapids, MI.

2012  Works in Progress Show. Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.  University of the Arts Philadelphia, Pa.

2012  Sandbox Project.  University of the Arts.  Hamilton Hall and Broad St.

Philadelphia, Pa.

2012  U2D U2D.  Group Show. Gallery 224, University of the Arts Philadelphia, Pa.

2011  Works in Progress Show. University of the Arts Philadelphia, Pa.

2010  Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibit. Old Federal Building. Grand Rapids, MI

2010  Land of Riches. Old Grand Rapids Museum. Two installations. Grand Rapids, MI

2010  What Matters Most Benefit Exhibit. EcoArtspace.  New York, NY.

2010  Sketchbook Project.  Art House Co-op. National Travelling Exhibit.

2010  Live Coverage. Art created live for auction at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

2009  ArtPrize Competition. earth nrg project exhibited/sponsored by CBS Outdoor.

2009  Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibit. Old Federal Building. Grand Rapids, MI

2009  :modernative: Solo Exhibition. FLUX: Division Avenue for the Arts.

2009  Live Coverage. Art created live for auction at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

2008  Klamath Art Association. “Hopeful Signs,” National Juried Show. Klamoth Falls, OR.

2008  Live Coverage. Art created live for auction at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

2008  place•mark.  Juried group show at The University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.

2007  West Coast Coffee. "Metamorphosis," Grand Rapids, MI

2007  Studio 71 South. “Five” & “The Mondala Project 2007 ” Grand Rapids, MI.

2006  West Coast Coffee. "Uncharted," Grand Rapids, MI.

2000  Land Arts Group Journey Exhibition. Helix Gallery 670 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM.

1998  "Figure Study" Nines Gallery. Holland, MI.

1998  Millennium Icon Juried Show. ASA Gallery UNM, NM.

Commissions

2011  Founder’s Brewing Company. Painting made from dug earth from company’s site.

2011  Calvin College.  T-shirt design for annual Streetfest. 

2010  Stella Artois & Westside Beer Distributor. 3 orginal public works for ArtPrize. MI.

2010  Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Mandala Project with SSMS students. 

Grand Rapids, MI

2009  Mural Design and Production for CNA. “Should be Culture.” Grand Rapids, MI.

2009  Kendall College of Art and Design’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

2008  Series of 10 Landscapes and Figures. Melting Pot of Ann Arbor, MI.

2008  Kendall College of Art and Design’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

2007  Design and Art Direction “The Guvvy,” for the Govenor’s Award for Arts and Culture. Completed in collaboration with ArtServe Michigan, Cranbrook Art Academy and The Henry Ford. Exhibited at The Detroit Institute for Arts. This award is now called the Legacy Award.

Awards

2009  Festival of the Arts Regional Show. Jurors Award First Place in Painting.

1999  Clyde and Elizabeth Hill Endowment Scholarship UNM.

Publications

2010  New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Wild Guide.  “Dwelling Tree,”

Tribute to John Wenger.

2009  Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts,  Spring Newsletter. “Michigan Landscape.”

2009  May - On the Town. the Buzz for Art Battle 2009.

2009  April - On the Town.  Ceramic Panoramas featured in art. downtown.

2008  Grand Rapids Magazine.  Article covering “The Guvvy,” and interview.

2003  Grand Rapids Home.  Cover featuring block prints.

1999  Conceptions Southwest. Published Painting. Albuquerque, NM.