ceramic artist

CV

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2019              

BFA, Northern Illinois University

Emphasis in Ceramics, Summa Cum Laude

Honors Division

Lectures and Teaching

2019   

Assistant Instructor | North Central Junior Conference | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

Demonstrator | Winter Convocation | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

2018   

Substitute Graduate Assistant | Beginning Ceramics (ARTS341) | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

Demonstrator | Winter Convocation | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

2013 -2014

Volunteer Assistant | General art classes | Scullen Middle School | Naperville, IL

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2019   

The Emotional Animal | The Clay Art Center | Port Chester, NY

Blick Ars Nova Juried Exhibition | Jack Olson Gallery | DeKalb, IL

Challenging the Stigma | Founder’s Memorial Library | DeKalb, IL

2018   

Emerging Artist Spotlight | The Anette and Jerry Johns Gallery | DeKalb, IL

Blick Ars Nova Juried Exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

 

Collections

2015

Neuqua Valley High School Permanent Collection, Naperville, IL

 

Scholarships, Grants, and Awards

2019   

First Place Senior Category | Blick Ars Nova Juried Exhibition | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

2018   

First Place Junior Category | Blick Ars Nova Juried Exhibition | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

2016   

Foundations Freshmen Ten Award | The School of Art and Design | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

2016 - 2019    

Dean’s List | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

NIU Scholars Merit Scholarship | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

Residencies and Related Professional Experience

2019   

LAUNCH Invitational Residency | Chicago Artists Coalition | Chicago, IL

Student Interest Speaker | National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) | “Crafting Community: How a Clay Community Benefits Everyone” | Minneapolis, MN

Jan 2018 - May 2019

Gallery Assistant | Northern Illinois University’s School of Art and Design | DeKalb, IL

Installed, deinstalled, and maintained the gallery for community and international exhibitions. Processed documents for artists and managed submissions, jury, and awarding process for juried exhibitions. Staffed gallery during regular hours, receptions, and organized special events.

2016 - 2019

President | Ceramic Arts Organization | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL | Responsible for organization of fundraising sales and mentorship of younger classmates

2016 - 2019

Volunteer | Empty Bowls charity | DeKalb, IL

Conferences and Workshops Attended (Professional Development)

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2019: Minneapolis, MN

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2018: Pittsburgh, PA

SEEK Design Conference, 2018, Chicago, IL