EDUCATION

Post Baccalaureate Teaching Assistantship, Sculpture, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 2013-2015

BFA, Sculpture and Art Education, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 2013

PUBLIC ART

2017

United We Stand, Ongoing-- Guerilla Installations in various contextual locations

2016

Saudade, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

2015

Untitled, The Bloomsburg Children's Museum, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

2013

Mother Always Said "Don't Play With Your Food", Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

2010

An Encounter With Deception: Latrodectus Mactan, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

Liberating Insecurity, Bee Gallery inside the Mockbee, Cincinnati, Ohio

2013

Inside/Outside, Malton Gallery, Director: Sylvia Rombis, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Unyielding Shapes: An Exhibition of Women in Contemporary Cast Iron, Curator: Rose von Muchow, Casket Arts, Minnespolis, MN

Bridges and Borders, ArtReach St. Croix in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Stillwater, MN

2017

Nonagon, Franconia in the City @ Casket, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2016

It's Like That, But Not Really, Franconia in the City @ Casket, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2015

Private Viewing, Franconia in the City @ Casket, Minneapolis, Minnesota

KaleidoscopeSamek Art Museum, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

2014

Undertow, Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

2013

Excruciating Vulnerability, Northern Kentucky University BFA Senior Exhibition, Highland Heights, Kentucky

NKU Select, Brazee Street Studios, Curator: Martin Meersman, Cincinnati, Ohio

2012

ReRoot, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Juror: Missy Miller, Cincinnati, Ohio

Summerfair for Emerging Artist’s, Summerfair Inc., Juror: Sharon Strube and Summerfair board members, Cincinnati, Ohio

Northern Kentucky University Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Juror: Katie Rentzke, Highland Heights, Kentucky

 Art’s Bizzar, Leapin' Lizard, Curator: Anita Schaub, Covington, Kentucky

2011

Northern Kentucky University Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Juror: Maureen Bloomfield, Highland Heights, Kentucky

 

AWARDS

2017

Open Studio Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

2015

Artist in Residence, Intern Artist Fellowship Program, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

2012-2013

Department of Visual Arts Scholarship Award, (full tuition), Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Hyde Park Art Show Scholarship Award, ($2,500), Hyde Park Square Arts Council, Cincinnati, Ohio

 International Studies Scholarship Award, ($2,000), Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Jim Bourgman Art Education Scholarship Award, ($600), Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Best in Show Award, Juried Student Exhibition, Juror: Katie Rentzke, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Gallery Choice Award, Summerfair for Emerging Artist’s Exhibition, Juror: Sylvia Rombis, Cincinnati, Ohio

Outstanding P-12 Student Teacher Award, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

2011

Friends of Fine Arts Scholarship, (full tuition + supplies) Department of Visual Art, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky.

Best in Show Award, Juried Student Exhibition, Juror: Maureen Bloomfield, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013

Teaching Assistant, Sculpture, Instructor: Joe Meiser, Bucknell University, Leiwsburg, Pennsylvania

2013

Teaching Assistant, 3-D Foundations, Instructor: Marty Meersman, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

 2012

Pinewood American International School, Student teaching, Visual Art K-12, Instructor: Dimitri Michaleros, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017

Visiting Artist in Foundry, Iron Pour and Lecture, University of Minnesota

2016

Education and Program Coordinator, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

2015

Program Assistant, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

Artist Intern Resident, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

2011-2012

Student Sculpture Technician, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

2011

Assistant Artist, African Art Institute, Northern Kentucky University

2010

Intern, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio

2009

Art Workshop Presenter, Dreamfest Conference for Gifted and Talented Students, Northern Kentucky University

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012

Artwork Publication: An Encounter with Deception: Latrodectus Mactan IV, Loch Norse Magazine, April

NKU Annual Student Juried Show Review, The Northerner, April 2012

2011

Rune Luk SØrensen “Som et langt frikvarter.”, FuresØ Avis (Danish Newspaper), August 2011

NKU Annual Student Juried Show Review, The Northerner, April 2011

 

PEACE ACTIVISM

2013

Interchange Leader to Barcelona, CISV, International Peace Education Organization

2012

Village Leader to Mexico, CISV, International Peace Education Organization

2011

Village Leader to Denmark, CISV, International Peace Education Organization