Resume


Education

2007 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Craft/Material Studies,
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Magna Cum Laude

2007 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Education
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Magna Cum Laude

2017 - Chris Ahalt, Pushing, Poking, Pulling: Sculpting in the Flame
Salem Community College Glass Education Center

2015 - David Willis, The Possibilities Are Endless
Corning Museum of Glass

2013 - Robert Mickelsen, Lifeforms
Pittsburgh Glass Center


Recent Exhibitions

2018 - Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts, Lake Worth, FL

2017 - Visual Arts Center Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA

2016 - SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL

2016 - Simon Says, The Chesterfield Gallery, New York, NY

2016 - LifeForms, Hodge Gallery at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, PA
& Houghton Gallery, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY

2015 - SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL

2015 - GlassWeekend, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville, NJ

2015 - Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA, Award of Excellence

2015 - A River Runs Through Us, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013 - Grant Garmezy and Friends, Artemis Gallery, Richmond, VA


Teaching Experience

2018 - Flameworking Intensive Instructor, Kent State University, Blossom Summer Intensive, Kent, OH

2017 - Flameworking Intensive Instructor, The Glass Furnace, Turkey

2017 - Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

2016 - Hot Glass Sculpting, Teaching Assistant, The Glass Furnace, Turkey

2013 - Hot Glass Sculpting (co-teacher with Grant Garmezy), Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2013 - Introduction to Hot Glass Sculpting (co-teacher with Grant Garmezy), The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2008 - Weekend Art Workshop for Summer Intensive, VCUarts, Richmond, VA

2007 - Visual arts instructor for children under age five, Romp N’ Roll, Richmond, VA

2007 - Visual arts student-teacher for elementary and high school students, Richmond, VA


Demonstrations
& Lectures

ongoing - Hot glass demonstration narrator, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2018 - Visiting Artist Lecture, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2018 - Hot Glass & Flameworking Demonstration, Argia Badago Studio, Irun, Spain

2018 - Hot Glass Demonstration with Grant Garmezy, The Glass Museum of Vimbodi-Poblet, Vimbodi, Spain  

2018 - Flameworking Demonstration, Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts, Lake Worth, FL

2017 - Flameworking Demonstration, Salem Community College, Penns Grove, NJ

2017 - Glass Art Society Conference, demonstration assistant & narrator, Norfolk, VA

2016 - Flameworking demonstration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2016 - Demonstration narrator, Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop,
SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL

2015 - Natural Inspirations, booth lecture, SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL

2015 - Demonstration narrator, Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop,
SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL

2013 - Hot glass demonstration organizer & assistant, Namseoul University,
Seoul, South Korea

2013 - Hot glass demonstration organizer & assistant, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea

2013 - Hot glass demonstration assistant, 3rd Wednesday Afterhours Series,
Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2013 - Hot glass demonstration assistant, VCUarts, Richmond, VA

2012 - Hot glass sculpting demonstration narration,
Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA


Professional Development & Memberships

Glass Art Society member

2018 - Glass Art Society Conference, Murano, Italy

2013-2017 - Board Member, National Portfolio Day Association

2017 - Glass Art Society Conference, Norfolk, VA

2016 - Glass Art Society Conference, Corning, NY

2015 - Glass Art Society Conference, San Jose, CA, volunteer

2010 - Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE ASAP)
Regional Conference

2009 - Glass Art Society Conference, Corning, NY


Press

2018 - Kentwired.com, Blossom Art Lecture Series kicks off at Kent State

2017 - The Flow Magazine, Winter 2017, 13th Annual Gallery of Women in Glass

2016 - Glass Art Magazine, September/October issue, cover and feature story


2014 - current - Director of Admissions, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

2012 - 2014  - Assistant Director of Admissions, VCUarts

2007 - 2012 - Admissions Counselor, VCUarts

2008 - 2010 - Director, Locker 50B Gallery, VCUarts

2008 - Administrative Assistant, Summer Intensive Pre-College, VCUarts

Professional Positions