EDUCATION
2018                Master of Fine Arts Candidate in Metals/Jewelry
                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
 
2015                Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals/Jewelry, Printmaking minor
                         Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
 
EXHIBITIONS
2019               Craft Boston Spring. Juried Retail Show. Society of Art and Craft. Cyclorama. Boston, MA.
                        Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst. Juried Retail Show. Artrider Productions.  
                        Craft New York 1. Juried Retail Show. Artrider Productions. Lincoln Center. New York City, NY.
                        Craft New York 2. Juried Retail Show. Artrider Productions. Lincoln Center. New York City. NY.
                        Rhinebeck Craft Festival. Juried Retail Show. Artrider Productions. 
                        Craft Boston Holiday. Juried Retail Show. Society of Art and Craft. Hynes Convention Center. Boston. MA
2018               Training Wheels. Invitational Exhibition.  Myer Street Gallery. Richmond, VA.
                        Queer Bizarre. Juried Retail Show. Insight Brewing Company. Minneapolis, MN.
                        Winter Fest. Invitational Retail Show. Indianapolis Art Center. Indianapolis, IN.
                        Marzee International Graduate Show. Juried Exhibition. Galerie Marzee. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 
                        Lined. Layered. Linked. Juried Exhibition. The Smithery. Columbus, OH.
                        is it enough. Solo Exhibition. Grunwald Gallery. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.   
                        Materials: Hard and Soft.  Juried Exhibition. Greater Denton Art Council. Denton, TX.        
                        Taste of Touchstone. Invitational Exhibition. Saville Gallery. Cumberland, MD.
                        Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey. Juried Print Exhibition. Society of North American Goldsmiths.
2017                gredamnerry, megaderrny, regryderman, gamryrender. Collaborative Exhibition. The Fuller Projects. Bloomington, IN.
                        Keystone Metals Forum. Group Exhibition. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        re(Access) Group Exhibition. The Fuller Projects. Bloomington, IN.
                        Nexus: 2017 Student Exhibition. Juried Exhibition. Society of North American Goldsmiths. New Orleans, LA.
                        SNAG Conference Trunk Show. Sheraton Hotel. New Orleans, LA.
                        American Craft Council Show. American Craft Council/SNAG Artist Invitational Program. Juried Retail Exhibition. Baltimore, MD.
                        A Rush and a Push.  Group Exhibition. The Fuller Projects. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN
2016                IU Holiday Metals Guild Trunk Show. Indianapolis, IN.
                        Wake Up Call. Group Exhibition. The Fuller Projects. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        The Birdsell Project.  Group Exhibition. The Commerce Center. South Bend, IN.
                        Crush III. Invitational Exhibition. Zoom Milwaukee.  University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Arts Center Gallery. Milwaukee, WI.
                        SNAG Conference Trunk Show. Renaissance Hotel Grand Ballroom. Asheville, NC.
                        Material Girls. Invitational Exhibition. Brockway Center for Arts and Technology. Brockway, PA.
                        Pervasive Pollution. Travelling Group Exhibition. Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University. Rock Hill, SC. The Fuller                                 Project, Indiana University. Bloomington, IN. Asheville Art Museum. Ashville, NC. Pease Gallery, Central Piedmont Community                                 College. Charlotte, NC.
                        Why? Why? Why? Group Exhibition. I Fell Gallery. Bloomington, IN.
                        MFA Area Show. Group Exhibition. Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        LUXurious Jewelry Trunk Show.  LUX Center for the Arts.  Lincoln, NB.
                        Materials: Hard and Soft.  Juried Exhibition. Greater Denton Art Council. Denton, TX.
2015                From Minimal to Bling. Invitational Exhibition. Society of Arts of Crafts. Boston, MA.
                        IU Holiday Metals Guild Trunk Show. Indianapolis, IN.
                        Wrappable: Gifts from the Heart. Invitational Exhibition. LUX Center for the Arts. Lincoln, NB.
                        aMERICAn MUTT. Group Exhibition.  The Woodyard Project. Bloomington, IN.
                        A Changing Vegetation.  The Fuller Projects. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        So Fresh + So Clean. Juried Online Exhibition.  Ethical Metalsmith Student Committee.
                        SNAG Conference Trunk Show. Boston Park Plaza. Boston, MA.
                        This Is a Brooch. SNAG Conference. Boston Park Plaza. Boston, MA.
                        Spring Student Show. Juried Exhibition.  Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        American Craft Council Show. American Craft Council/SNAG Artist Invitational Program. Juried Retail Exhibition. Baltimore, MD.
                        Material Matters: Process to Product. Juried Exhibition. ECU Symposium. East Carolina University.  Greenville, NC.
                        Gmitter Scholarship Exhibition. Juried Exhibition.  Bruce Gallery. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.
2014               Chimera XI.  Juried Exhibition and Publication. Erie Art Museum. Erie, PA.
                        How Close. Solo Exhibition. Bates Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Spring Student Show. Juried Exhibition.  Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Coalescence. Group Exhibition. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.
                        From Loveland. Group Exhibition. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.
2013               Spring Student Show. Juried Exhibition.  Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Beauty in the Broken. Triptych oil painting on loan to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Celebrate Erie Chalk Walk.  Erie, PA.
                        Millcreek Township Art Show.  Juried Exhibition.  Asbury Barn, Erie, PA.
2012               Celebrate Erie Chalk Walk. Erie, PA.
                        Woodland Quilters’ Quilt Show. Juried Exhibition and Vendor. Camp Lutherlyn, Prospect, PA.
 
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2018                Instructor. Make it Your Own: Unique Chain and Design. Touchstone Center for Crafts.  Farmington, PA.
                        Studio Assistant to Cappy Counard. Collection. Penland School of Crafts. Penland, NC.
                        Instructor. Brooching the Subject. IU Lifelong Learning. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        Associate Instructor. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2017                Associate Instructor. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        Presenter. Keystone Metals Forum. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        Associate Instructor. Color. Indiana University, IN.
                        Associate Instructor. 3D Design, Paternity Leave Replacement. Indiana University, IN.
2016-2017     Fuller Projects Co-Coordinator/Curator. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        IU Metals Guild. PR Manager. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2016               Associate Instructor. Color/2D Design. Indiana University, IN.
                        Artist in Residence and Art Instructor. Birdsell Project. South Bend, IN.
2014               Representative. Meghan Patrice Riley Jewelry. Crafts at Purchase. Purchase, NY.
                        Intern. Meghan Patrice Riley Jewelry.  New York, NY.
                        Assistant. Jera Rose Petal Lodge. Craft Boston.  Boston, MA.
                        EUP Metals Club Vice President. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA.
2013-2014     EUP Metals Club Secretary. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA .
2012                Lead Art Instructor, volunteer position. Bonkers 4 Jesus Day Camps, Erie City Mission, Erie, PA.
2005-2006   Frame Designer.  Michaels, Erie, PA. 
2000-2013    Youth/Education Director. Westminster Presbyterian Church.  Erie, PA.
1998-1999      Assistant Manager/Designer.  Sahara Fine Arts, Bellevue, WA.
1996-1998      Art Instructor. Darlene Bennett Art Studio, Erie, PA.
1992-1996      Assistant Manager/Art Instructor.  Nuber & Boone Artists’ Place, Erie, PA. 
 
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
2015-2017      Metals Guild.  Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2014-2015      Society of North American Goldsmiths.
2012-2015      Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Metals Club, Edinboro, PA.
 
AWARDS
2017                Alma R. Eikerman Fellowship in Metals. School of Art, Achetecture and Design  Awards. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2016               Penland School of Crafts. Work Study Scholarship. Penland, NC.
2015                Alma R. Eikerman Fellowship in Metals. Holiday Awards. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        Grunwald Fellowship. Henry Radford School of Fine Art. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        Gmitter Scholarship Exhibition Finalist.  Bruce Gallery. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.
                        Art Department Scholarship. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.
2014               APSCUF Scholarship. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Summer Workshop Scholarship. Deer Isle, ME.
                        Peters Valley School of Craft Summer Workshop Scholarship.  Layton, NJ.
                        Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment. Second Prize.
2013                Katzwinkle Art Scholarship. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
                        Millcreek Township Art Show.  Juried exhibition.  Second Place, Oils. Asbury Barn, Erie, PA.
2012                Celebrate Erie Chalk Walk.  Second Place.  Erie, PA.
 
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL
2018                Smitten Forum. Mendocino Art Center. Mendocino, CA.
                        Snag Conference. Portland, OR.
2017                Keystone Metals Forum. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        SNAG Conference. New Orleans, LA.
                        Visiting Artist Yosuke Inoue. Forging workshop. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2016                Installation Art and Sculpture. Christine Clark.  Penland School of Craft. Penland, NC.
                        Visiting Artist Simon Cotrell. Ideation Workshop. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                        Keystone Metals Forum. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        SNAG Conference. Asheville, NC.
                        Material Topics: In Flux. East Carolina University Symposium.  Greenville, NC.
2015                Keystone Metals Forum. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                         Visiting Artist Dan DiCaprio. Wood Ring Carving. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
                         Visiting Artist Tim Lazure. Stone Setting/Micro Raising. Edinboro University of  Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA.     
                        Alchemist Picnic. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        Critical Conversations Convening. SNAG Conference. Boston, MA.
                        Material Topics: Crafting Connections. East Carolina University Symposium.  Greenville, NC.
2014                Keystone Metals Forum. Touchstone Center for Crafts. Farmington, PA.
                        No More Starving Artists Workshop by the Arts Business Institute.  StARTup Incubator.  Edinboro, PA.
                        Visiting Artist Jesse Bert. Salt Water Etching/Riveting Workshop. Edinboro University of  Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA.     
                        The Source Workshop with Gabriel Craig.  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Deer Isle, ME.
                        Steel Fabrication in Jewelry Workshop with Lynn Batchelder.  Peters Valley School of Craft. Layton, NJ.
                        SNAG Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
                        Dan DiCaprio Workshop.  Society for Contemporary Craft. Pittsburgh, PA.
                        Material Topics: Image and Meaning. East Carolina University Symposium.    Greenville, NC.      
2013                Visiting Artist Jennifer Wells. Residencies Workshop and Individual Critique. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA. 
                        SOFA Chicago. Chicago, IL.  
                        Visiting Artist Michael Dale Bernard. Powder Coating Workshop. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Edinboro, PA.     
 
GALLERY REPRESENTATION
                        Friends of Art. Bloomington, IN.
                        The Smithery. Columbus, OH.
                        The Society of Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA.
                        The Lux Center for the Arts. Lincoln, NE.
                        Glass Growers Gallery.  Erie, PA.

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