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EDUCATION
2012
MFA, Jewelry and Metalworking, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
2005
BFA, Integrated Studio Arts, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017
Instructor, Lamar Dodd School of Art Study Abroad Program, University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy
2014-2017
Lecturer, Art Department, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
2015
Instructor, Redwood Summer Arts Institute, Arcata, California
2010-2012
Instructor, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
2009
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
2012-2014
Bench Jeweler, Lola Brooks, Lexington, Georgia
2010-2013
Shop Assistant, Zbornik Design, Athens, Georgia
2012
Studio Technician, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
2011
Graduate Studio Assistant, University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy
2006-2009
Studio Manager, J. Cotter Gallery, Minturn, Colorado
2005
Studio Assistant, RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, Iowa

HONORS AND AWARDS
2016
Creative Activities Grant, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
2011
Style Award, National Saw-File-Solder-Sprints, Yuma Symposium, Yuma, Arizona
Director’s Scholarship, The University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy
2010
Style Award, National Saw-File-Solder-Sprints, Yuma Symposium
2009-2012
Teaching Assistantship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
2006
Emerging Iowa Artist, Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines, Iowa
1982
Best Baby Tan, Audubon County Fair, Audubon, Iowa

COLLECTIONS
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
HSU Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Haldan Art Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College,
South Lake Tahoe, California
2016
HSU Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University
Alloy: From Art To Artifact, R2 Gallery, Carbondale, Colorado (Juried)
In Transit, Zoom Symposium, Peck School of the Arts, University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Juried)
2016
HSU Student and Faculty Exhibition, College of the Redwoods Gallery, Eureka, California
2015
Wearable, College of the Redwoods Art Gallery, College of the Redwoods,
Eureka, California (Two artist show)
2014
The Bracelet 6, Kathleen Sommers Gallery, San Antonio, Texas (Invitational)
HSU Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University
Athens Arcana, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia (Invitational)
Patterns of Culture, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
2013
The Bracelet 5, Kathleen Sommers Gallery (Invitational)
Content, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia
Equinox Represents, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
2012
Staple, (The Shampoo Group), Believe Inn, Chicago, Illinois
MFA 2012 Thesis Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
The New Masters Juried Exhibition, Aurum Gallery, Athens, Georgia
Georgia Sculptors’ Society Juried Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (Juried)
Bull Dog Inn, Athens, Georgia
2011
La Note Del Broche, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, Texas (Invitational)
La Mostra, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia's Cortona Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy
Installed, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
3rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Staple, (The Shampoo Group), Goods, Seattle, Washington (Invitational)
20_3_20, (The Shampoo Group), Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia,
Athens, Georgia (Invitational)
2010
20_3_20, (The Shampoo Group), Slice Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (Invitational)
20_3_20, (The Shampoo Group), UBE + Uptown Art, Greenville, North Carolina (Invitational)
eXtreme Tea, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas (Juried)
Material Topics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
2nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia (Juried)
2009
A Riveting Experience, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa (Juried)
2008
The Ring Show: Putting the Band Back Together, Martha Odum Gallery of Decorative Arts, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia (Juried)
The Ring Show: Putting the Band Back Together, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia (Juried)
2006
Emerging Iowa Artists, Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines, Iowa (Juried)
38th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa (Juried)


WORKSHOPS / DEMONSTRATIONS / LECTURES / RESIDENCIES
2017
Speaker, Gwen Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Speaker, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Resident Artist, Corning Center for the Fine Arts, Corning, Iowa
2015
Romancing the Stone (Workshop) Redwood Summer Arts Institute, Arcata, California
Pattern, Repetition, and Rhythm for Bracelets and Earrings (Workshop) Redwood Summer Arts Institute
2008
Fabricated and Cast Jewelry Demonstration, Vail Symposium, Vail, Colorado
The Cardboard Brooch Workshop, Vail Mountain School, Vail, Colorado
2007
Powder Coated Jewelry Demonstration, Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Memphis, Tennessee

GALLERIES AND REPRESENTATION
J. Cotter Gallery, Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado
2AU, Des Moines, Iowa
True Blue, Omaha, Nebraska

SERVICE
2015-present
Advisory Board Member, Yuma Art Symposium, Yuma, Arizona
2014-2017
Faculty Advisor, Humboldt State University Jewelry and Small Metals Club, Arcata, California
2010-2011
Advisory Board Member, Yuma Art Symposium