Education

2013 MFA Ceramics, School for American Crafts,

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2011 Post Baccalaureate Ceramics, Hood College, Frederick, MD

2008 BFA Ceramics New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

 

Current Positions

2022 - Current Lecturer, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

-Intermediate Ceramics

-Advanced Ceramics

2014 - Current Adjunct Professor at Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA

-Intro and Intermediate Wheel Throwing Ceramics

-Three-Dimensional Design

-Intro and Intermediate Hand-building

-Visual Concepts

 

Teaching Experience

2017- 2022 Ceramics Instructor Clay by the Bay, San Francisco, CA

-Intro to wheel

-Intermediate wheel

-Advanced wheel

-Figurative sculpture

2016 - 2017 Ceramics Instructor at Mill Valley Potters Studio, Mill Valley, CA

-Intro to the wheel

-Advanced wheel

2016 - Diablo Valley College Intro and Intermediate Wheel Throwing, Pleasant Hill, CA

2015 - 2016 Sabbatical Replacement full teaching load, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA

2012 - Instructor, School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

-Hand Building

-Mold Making

2011 - Instructor, School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

-Wheel Throwing

2008 - Instructor, Canton Clay Works, Canton, CT

 

Selected Exhibitions 

     

2022     Brush Dip Pour, Golden-Yang Art Gallery, Morehead State University, KY

             Kansas City Tea Bowl National, Kansas City, MO

             30th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA

             Clay National XVI, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

             Kindled Spirits, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham

             Tap Roots, Epperson Gallery, Crockett, CA

             Mug Madness, Salt Stone Ceramics, Seattle, WA

             Last Call VII, Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN

             Seismic State, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

             Left Coast Clay, Applied Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2021     Cup The Intimate Object XVII Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

             Blue Line Arts, Off Center Exhibition, Roseville, CA

             Clayakar Yunomi Invitational Iowa City, IA

             Last Call VI, Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN

             Playing with Fire, Schacht Gallery, Saratoga, NY

             Small Favors, The Clay Studio Philadelphia, PA

2020     Epperson Gallery Invitational, Epperson Gallery, Crockett, CA

             Best of the Best Invitational, Pence Gallery, Davis CA

             Davis Art Center Group Exhibition, Davis, CA

2018     Group Exhibition, Roscoe Gallery, Oakland, CA

             Joint Exhibition, Roscoe Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016     Solo Exhibition, Roscoe Gallery, Oakland, CA

             America’s Clay Fest IV, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA

2015     California Sculpture, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

             Surface Matters: Art Ark Gallery, Invitational, San Jose, CA

             5th Annual Workhouse Clay National, Lorton, VA

             Rhythm Repetition Ritual, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

             7th annual Mug Shots Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

             Drink This! International Ceramic Cup Show, Lorton, VA

             3rd Clay and Glass Biennale, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

 

Professional Experience

2022-  Invited Presenter at Soda-posium

2021-  Art Axis Member

2020 - Co-owner and Curator Applied Contemporary Craft Gallery, Oakland, CA

2020 - ACGA Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, Board Member

2015 - 2018 Gallery Assistant Roscoe Ceramics Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014 - Ceramics Studio Manager and Technician, Ox Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2013 - Sculpture Technician, Art Academy University, San Francisco, CA

2012 - 2013 Sculpture Manager and Technician, School of Fine Arts RIT, Rochester, NY

2011 - 2013 Ceramics Manager and Technician, School for American Crafts RIT, Rochester, NY

2010 - 2011 Baltimore Clay Works Community Wood Kiln Team, Baltimore, MD

2008 - 2009 Ceramic Studio Manager and Technician, Canton Clay Works, Canton, CT

 

Gallery Representation

Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

Epperson Gallery, Crockett, CA

Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

Shop 1, Rochester, NY

Pittsburgh Craft Center, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Awards and Merits

2021 Best Sipper Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN

2012 Juries Choice, North Eastern Student Exhibition, Hi-Temp Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2012 Ron and Susan Myer Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2011 Granted Assistant Scholarships, School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

2011 Excellence in Clay, Memorial Art Gallery Rochester, NY

2005-2008 Fuller Scholarship, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH