Curriculum Vitae


2014                        Rochester Institute of Technology: School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY
                                Bachelor of Fine Arts, summa cum laude in Glass and Glass Sculpture
                                Minor in Entrepreneurship

2010 - 2008             University of Maine at Augusta, Augusta, ME

 

Solo Exhibitions 


2016                        The Glass Wheel, Norfolk, VA
                                NeuroVitrum

                                Alexander Brest Gallery and Museum, Jacksonville, FL
                                The Seat of Sensation

2014                         Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY
                                 The Complexity of Intrigue

 

Selected Exhibitions 


2016                        Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg, VA
                                Annual National Juried Art Exhibition

2015                        Fall Creek Falls State Park, Spencer, TN
                                Local Artists Highlighted

                                Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
                                Art2015

                               Tullahoma Center for Fine Art, Tullahoma, TN
                               Tennessee Craft: Plateau Exhibition   

                               Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                               Here and Elsewhere

2014                        Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole, WY        
                               Captured Light Glass Biannual

                               Gallery 1, Smithville, TN        
                               Glass Studio Feature

                               Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY        
                               74th Regional Exhibition 

                               Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
                               6x6x2014
            
                               Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
                               Art2014

                               Gallery R, Rochester, NY
                               The School for American Crafts BFA Senior Exhibition

                               Viles Arboretum, Augusta, ME
                               Winds of Change - Seeds of Possibility (Curated by Andreas von Huene)

                               Glass Art Society, Palmer House, Chicago, IL
                               International Student Exhibition

                               Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
                               NICHE Awards 2014 Finalist Exhibition

2013                       Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
                               School of American Crafts Honors Exhibition

                               The Gallery at the Arts & Cultural Council, Rochester, NY
                               Student Showcase 2013

                               Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY
                               Undergraduate Student Honors Exhibition

                               Glass Art Society, Online
                               International Student Online Exhibition

                               Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
                               6x6x2013
    
2012                      MetaProject, Rochester, NY    
                              MetaProject 02

2011                      Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY
                              Undergraduate Student Honors Exhibition

2009                     Charles Danforth Gallery, Augusta, ME
                              Exhibition of student work from the University of Maine

 

Curatorial Experience


2016                     Modern Craft: Glass and Technology
                              Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

 

Teaching Experience


2016                       Forming with Fire: An Introduction to Flameworking
                              Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                              Glass Workshop Instructor

                              How to Safely Play with Fire: Welcome to Glassblowing
                              Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                              Glass Workshop Instructor

2016 - 2014            Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                              Glass Workshop Instructor
                              Taught weekly and monthly glass workshops to the public

2015                       Fire and Ice: An Introduction to Working with Glass
                              Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                              Glass Workshop Instructor

2015 - 2014            Friends of the Appalachian Center for Craft of Tennessee, Smithville, TN
                              Glass Workshop Instructor
                              Taught weekly glass workshops to high school groups

2013 - 2011            Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
                              Teaching assistant for Wil Sideman
                              Beginning and Advanced Glassblowing classes

 

Visiting Artist Workshops and Demonstrations


2016                       Chrysler Museum of Art: Glass Studio. Norfolk, VA

                              Glass/Sculpture Departments. Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

 

Professional Experience


Present - 2016        Studio Bel Vetro, Healdsburg, CA
                              Studio Assistant
                              Produced work in both hot and cold shops

2016 - 2015           Tennessee Craft, Nashville, TN
                              Board of Directors: Plateau Chapter Representative

2016 - 2014            Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
                              Artist in Residence and Studio Technician  

                              Curtiss Brock, Smithville, TN
                              Studio Assistant
                              Produced production and sculptural work

2014 - 2013           David Schnuckel, Rochester, NY
                              Hotshop Assistant
                              Goblet assemblage and other Venetian style work 

2014 - 2010           Glass Department, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
                              Raised $40,000+ annually for RIT Glass department’s Visiting Artist Series and scholarships for the Woman’s Council.  

2014 - 2010           Glass Guild, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
                              Vice-President
                              Raised $7,000+ annually to attend Glass Art Society Conferences and related activities.

2012 - 2008           Gabe’s Glowing Glass, Pittston, ME
                              Owner
                              Produced functional glass vessel ware and jewelry

2010 - 2009           Tandem Glass Studio and Gallery, Dresden, ME
                              Studio assistant for Charlie and Terrel Jenkins
                              Produced production work

2010 - 2007           Maine Organic Farmer’s Association, Unity, ME
                              Board of Directors: Youth Liaison
                              Represented all members under the age of 25

 

Collaborations


2014                       John Drury and Robbie Miller
                              CUD work collaboration
                              Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2013                       Jackie Pancari
                              Optical Reflective Phenomenon
                              Innovation Center, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

                              Students from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
                              Student collaboration
                              Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
    
2012                      Wendell Castle
                              Design collaboration.
                              Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

                              MetaProject 02    
                              Collaboration between School of Design and School of American Crafts
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

 

Honors and Awards


2016                       Professional Development Scholarship recipient
                              Tennessee Craft. Nashville, TN

2015                      Arts and Crafts Design Award 2015 Nominee
                              Art Domain Group. Quedlinburg, Germany

                              Honorable Mention
                              Art2014. Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
            
2014                      Arts and Crafts Design Award 2014 Nominee
                              Art Domain Group. Quedlinburg, Germany


                              Matthias H. Arnot Society Prize (Second best in show)
                              74th Regional Exhibition. Arnot Art Museum. Elmira, NY

                              Irene Pfizenmaier Award for Academic Excellence in Graphic Expression
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

2014 - 2010           Dean’s List: GPA of at least: 3.5
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

2014 - 2012           Cameros Family Nathanial Rochester Society Scholarship
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

2014 - 2012           Louise Epstein Award
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

2013                      NICHE Awards 2014 Finalist
                              NICHE Magazine. Baltimore MD 

                              2014 Becky Winship Flameworking Scholarship
                              Glass Art Society. Seattle, WA

                              RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

2012                      Corning Incorporated Award Nominee for Outstanding Student
                              Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, WA

2012, 2011             Rose Wollner Scholarship
                              Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY

 

Extended Learning


2013                       Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
                              Studied with: Jason Chakravarty

2012                       Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
                              Studied with: Clare Belfrage

2010 - 2007           Waterfall Arts: Centers for Art and Design, Belfast, ME
                              Studied with: Marta Bernbaum

2009                      Snowfarm: The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, MA
                              Studied with: Steven Hagan and Alissa Friedman

 

Selected Fine Craft and Art Shows


2016, 2015            Spring Tennessee Craft Fair. Nashville, TN

                              Art on the West Side. Nashville, TN 

2015                      Artclectic 2015. Nashville, TN
        
                              Fall Tennessee Craft Fair. Nashville, TN 

 

Bibliography


2016                      Korinchak, Sandra. Art Glass Today 2. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2016, 64 - 65

                              Purchia, Barbara; Rooney, Ashley. Glass Art: 112 Contemporary Artists. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd (Forthcoming)

2014                      Rees, Jon. Student Profile. GASnews Spring 2014, 25(1), 2014, 23.

2012                      Owen, Josh. MetaProject 02. Rochester, NY: Rochester Institute of Technology, 2012, 42.

 

Professional Memberships


Current - 2009       Glass Art Society  

Current - 2014       Tennessee Craft

2015 - 2014           Art Association of Jackson Hole 

 

Affiliated Galleries


The Glass Wheel. Norfolk, VA

Gleason Fine Art. Boothbay Harbor, ME

Centre St Arts Gallery. Bath, ME

Viles Arboretum. Augusta, ME

Golden Rod Gallery. Smithville, TN

York and Friends Fine Art. Nashville, TN

Art is in Market. Cool Springs, TN

Gallery 916. Bowling Green, KY