EDUCATION

2007 M.F.A. Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth
University

1998 B.F.A. Glass, University of Hawaii

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2011-2012 Instructor, California State University, Fullerton, CA

Hot Glass Working: Intermediate and Advanced

2006-2010 Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Glass Blowing: Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginning;

Freshman Foundation; Sculpture

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 Instructor, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2011 Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2011 Instructor, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2010 Instructor, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA, Introduction to cane and murrine workshop

2009 Craft person in residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2007-present Designer and Founder of Solos Glass

2007-2008 Sabbatical replacement for Jack Wax, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2011 Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

2007 California State, San Bernardino, CA

2007 California State University, Fullerton



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013 Featured artist, The store at Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

2013 (GLasS) PHANTasMOGORia, Gallery A, Richmond, VA

2012 Minnestrista, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2010 Breakable, Glass by Design, Heller Gallery,
New York, NY

2010 Melting the Cultural Fringe, Vonfire Gallery, Louisville, KY

2009 Searchlight Artist, American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD

2008 Hot and Cold: Works from Fire, Caldwell Art Center, NC

2008 2008 MFA Exhibition, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

2007 New Art Examined III, Works by 2007 MFA Graduates in the Mid-Atlantic States, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2007 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, School of the Arts, Richmond, VA

2007 Radius 250, Artspace, Richmond, VA

2007 MFA Biennial, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

2006 Burning Ideas: “Contemporary Visions in Glass” River Tree Center for the Arts, Kennebunk, ME