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Maryland Institute College of Art • Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics • Magna cum Laude
Studio Arts College International • Florence, Italy
Late Spring and Summer sessions in Ceramics and Batik
Bryn Athyn College • Bryn Athyn, PA
Université Michel Montaigne, Bordeaux III • Bordeaux, France
Fall semester in French
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant • 2017
Faculty: Sarah Barnes • Sculptural Forms • Maryland Institute College of Art
Helped students develop projects conceptually and troubleshoot technical problems in a multi-media foundations sculpture class. Facilitated critiques, assisted with classroom management and maintenance.
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant • 2016
Faculty: Lindsay Pichaske • Figuring Bodies • Maryland Institute College of Art
Assisted intermediate level ceramic students to portray and manipulate human anatomy, develop content and solve construction and surfacing problems. Presented and led a class, facilitated critiques, demonstrated hollowing, reattaching, sculptural surface techniques and clay mixing.
Ceramics Department Representative • 2017-2015
Student Voice Association • Maryland Institute College of Art
Facilitated communication between the student body and the Ceramics faculty and served as a voice for the department within the student government discussions. Attended monthly SVA meetings and held department meetings three times a year.
Volunteer Fabricator • 2015
Artist: Walter McConnell • Fable and Facsimile • Katzen Art Center, Washington DC
Volunteer to Walter McConnell in fabricating multiples for his signature ceramic environment sculptures. Instructed fellow volunteers in his particular coil, pinch and slab building techniques.
Summer Camp Teacher and Counselor • 2014-2012
Academy of the New Church Summer Camp • Bryn Athyn, PA
Created and taught a curriculum for students to explore building large scale playful cardboard constructions. Simultaneously acted as a full-time camp counselor; engaging, monitoring and organizing campers, providing a safe and fun environment for all campers to connect and thrive.
Admissions Secretary • 2013
Bryn Athyn College • Bryn Athyn, PA
Represented the college as first contact for the Admissions Office. Created a friendly and welcoming environment at the front desk for visitors, students and faculty. Answered the phone, directed calls, provided general information, and led campus tours.
2017 • Reach // Intangible • Mount Royal Station Gallery, MICA
BFA Thesis Exhibition
2016 • And how I want to be held • Pinkard Gallery, MICA
2017 • Intersections • The Darkroom Gallery, MICA
2016 • Not Just Function • Main O Gallery, MICA
Co-Curator and Participant
2016 • Love Me Tender • Main O Gallery, MICA
Curators: Liz Langyher and Lauren Balderama
2017 • Annual Juried Ceramics Exhibition • Middendorf Gallery, MICA
Juror: George Ciscle
2016 • Juried Undergraduate Show • Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA
Jurors: Stewart Watson and Allison Gulick
2016 • Annual Juried Ceramics Exhibition • Middendorf Gallery, MICA
Juror: Jennifer Zwilling • Honorable Mention
2015 • Annual Juried Ceramics Exhibition • Middendorf Gallery, MICA
Juror: Amy Raehse
Achievement Award • Maryland Institution College of Art
Wingate Ceramic Scholarship
Haystack Conference Scholarship • Maryland Institute College of Art
Maryland Institute College of Art Grant
Transfer Scholarship • Maryland Institute College of Art
Award for Artistic Achievement • Bryn Athyn College
Presidential Scholarship • Bryn Athyn College
Experienced in hand building, throwing, mold making, slip casting, and burnout techniques. Capable in mixing, adjusting and testing glazes and clay bodies. Specialty in dry glazes, washes and frost-resistant sculptural clay bodies. Experience with loading and firing anagama, noborigama woodier, soda, rake, pit, Blaauw gas, Bailey gas, and L&L electric kilns. Familiar with basic kiln building techniques, burner construction and kiln maintenance. Experience with pug mill, Soldner mixer and Shar mixer.
Experience designing and fabricating functional constructions for theater sets, pedestals and installations. Confident use of power tools and stationary equipment. Skilled in joinery, lamination, sculpting and finishing.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.