EDUCATION

2018  MFA in Metal, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2015  BS in Visual Arts Education, Concentration in Metal, Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2017  Teaching Assistant to Michael Gayk, Computer Aided Design I: SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2016-18  Graduate Student Assistant to Adam Mastropaolo (studio technician): SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2017  Instructor of Record Basic Metal: SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2016  Teaching Assistant to Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, Basic Metal: SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2016  Studio Assistant to Sergey Jivetin, High Falls, NY

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018  Artist Presentation/Slide Slam participant: NP Design Week, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2016  Attended Haystack Art School Collaborative: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2015  Participant in the Whitney Museum Educator Opening Night program, New York, NY

2015  Participant in New York City Department of Education Arts Monday Professional Learning Series, New York, NY

2014  Volunteer at New York State Art Teachers Association Region 7 Professional Development Symposium for Art Education, New Paltz, NY

RESIDENCIES

2018  Penland Winter Residency, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC     

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018  Marzee International Graduate Show, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands [catalogue]

2018  Closer Approximations, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

2018  Materials Hard and Soft, Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton, TX (Curated by Perry Price, Executive Director Houston Center for Contemporary Craft [catalogue])

2017  Nine Points of Departure, Sojourner Truth Library, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2017  Adorned Spaces Pop-Up Exhibition, The Sheraton Hotel, SNAG NEXUS, New Orleans, LA

2016  Practice/Play Pop-up Exhibition, State University of New York at New Paltz Fine Arts Building, New Paltz, NY

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2017  Proposed and curated an iteration of Practice/Play—a pop-up exhibition as part of the 2017 SNAG NEXUS conference Adorned Spaces  exhibition, New Orleans, LA. (In collaboration with Lynn Batchelder, Assistant Professor, SUNY New Paltz)

2015  Co-presented “Racism, Appropriation and Art” with Dr. Alice Wexler, New York State Art Teachers Association Region 7 Symposium, New  Paltz, NY

PUBLICATIONS

2018  Klimt02 Selected Graduate

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2017  Graduate Student Research and Creative Project Award, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2017  Mcfadyen Merit Scholarship, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2017  Student Travel Award to attend Jewelry Week, Munich, DE, New Paltz, NY

2017  General Work Study Scholarship, Sondra Sherman Jewelry Talks: Thought to Form, Penland, NC

2016  Penland Metals Work Study Scholarship, Biba Schutz One is Not Enough, Penland, NC

2015  CAS Internship Stipend, New Paltz Career Resource Center, New Paltz, NY

2015  Fall 2015 SUNY New Paltz Outstanding Graduate award, New Paltz, NY

2015  Higher Education Partners Program Scholarship, Simon Cottrell Building the Intangible, Penland, NC

MEMBERSHIPS

2016-Present  SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths)