Education:

 2012                  Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT): School for American Crafts

                            Bachelor of Fine Arts: Jewelry and Metal-Smithing

                            Rochester, NY

 2009                  Penland School of Crafts

                             Iron Class

                             Penland, NC

 

Teaching Experience:

2015                Surface Over Form: Created a curriculum for and taught a 2-Day workshop focusing on technical fabrication and surface

                         finishing and texture for RIT Metals Department Sophomore and Junior Class

 2011                     RIT: Metals Elective Class

                             Teaching Assistant for Freshman Elective Metals and Jewelry Course                                  

2010 - 2011           Mahany Welding Supply and School

                                  Teaching Assistant for MIG and TIG welding classes. Also taught and created a curriculum for a sculptural welding course.

 

Award and Exhibitions:

                        -Barbara Heinreich Award for Outstanding Undergrad Achievement

                        -Award for Excellence in Metals at The Student Exhibition of The 

                                        Memorial Art Gallery's Fine Craft Show

                        -Small: Small work- Rochester, NY 2011

                        -La Noche Del Broche- Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX 2011           

                        -Ganoskin: Differences Unite Us. Online Exhibition. 2012

                        -Kohler Arts Center: Unique Gifts. Sheboygan, WI. 2013

                       -30 Under 30. Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY 2015

                       -Not The Usual Heart. Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY 2015

                       -The Fine Craft Show at The Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY 2016

Publications:

                        The National Lapidary Journal, Fall 2012

                      The Democrat and Chronicle, May 17, 2015