EDUCATION                  

                           2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida

                           2005 Associate in Arts, Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

AWARDS and HONORS

                           2013  People’s Choice Award, Rough and Tumble, The Projects

     2013  Kiln God Assistantship, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts

     2010  Honorary Mention, Members and Students Exhibition, Lighthouse ArtCenter

     2007  Graduated Cum Laude with Bachelor of Fine Arts

     2005  Counselor of the Week, the Jupiter Courier, Jupiter, Florida

 2003-2005 Dean’s List all terms at Palm Beach State College

 2003  Advanced Placement for 3-D Design at Jupiter Community High School

GROUP EXHIBITIONS       
                               
                          2014   Lighthouse ArtCenter- Art of Association, Tequesta, Florida

1310 Gallery- The Triumph of Detritus, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

 Whitespace- Outside the Box 2, West Palm Beach, Florida

 Florida Atlantic University Library Gallery- Forte, Jupiter, Florida

 2013  The Projects- Rough and Tumble, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

 Lighthouse ArtCenter– Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

 2012   Lighthouse ArtCenter- Landscapes, Tequesta, Florida

 Clay Metal Glass Stone Gallery- Artists Do the Blues, a Ceramics League of the Palm Beaches         
 Exhibition, Lake Worth, Florida

 Lighthouse ArtCenter– Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

 Lighthouse ArtCenter Midtown Gallery- Visions of Asia, Palm Beach Gardens,     
 Florida                                                                                    

 Whitespace- Outside the Box , West Palm Beach, Florida                                                                                                   

 Arts Garage- Art for Heart, Delray Beach, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter Midtown Gallery- Exhibition II, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Palm Beach Gardens Town Hall- Form and Fusion, Ceramics League of the Palm Beaches Juried Exhibit,
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Jupiter Community Center- Small Works, Ceramics League of the Palm Beaches Juried Exhibit, Jupiter, Florida
   
 2011  Arts Garage- The Collaborative, Delray Beach, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter- Contempo, Tequesta, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter- Landscapes, Tequesta, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter Midtown Gallery- Exhibition I, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter– Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

Palm Beach Gardens Town Hall- Lighthouse ArtCenter Faculty Exhibition, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

 2010  Lighthouse ArtCenter- Landscapes, Tequesta, Florida 

Lighthouse ArtCenter- Next Wave, Tequesta, Florida

NCECA, Florida Atlantic University Alumni Juried Exhibition- Some Like it Hot, St. Petersburg, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter– Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

Lighthouse ArtCenter- Members and Students Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

 2009  Lighthouse Center for the Arts- Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

 2008   Palm Beach State College- Food for Thought, Ceramics Invitational, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
                
 2007   Lighthouse Center for the Arts- Faculty Exhibition, Tequesta, Florida

 Florida Atlantic University, Broward- BFA Exhibition, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

     John and Andrea Cleveland, Jupiter, Florida

     Samuel and Jillian Plummer, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

CO-CURATED EXHIBITIONS  
                          2013   Talking Through the Vessel, a Chris Gustin exhibit, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta,                Florida                                                                                                                          
                          2012   Clay Synergy, a Nancy Utterback exhibit, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida  
                        
2012   All in the Details, a Nick Ramey exhibit, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida 
                       
2012   Taming the Teapot, a Fong Choo exhibit, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida  
                      
2012   Atmosphere, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida                   

2011   SoFlo, an NCECA Preconference Exhibit and Events: Clay by the Sea, Lighthouse ArtCenter,  
            Tequesta, Florida                                                                          
                          

WORK EXPERIENCE

2009-14      Lighthouse ArtCenter , Tequesta, Florida,  School of Art Manager                                                                                                                                         
                              
2004-14      Lighthouse ArtCenter , Tequesta, Florida Ceramics Instructor, Arts Enrichment Camp        
                     Instructor, Special Needs Art Instructor                                                                              
                           
2013   Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine Kiln God Resident Artist                                                                        
                              
2006           Omaha Clay Works, Omaha, Nebraska   Apprenticeship with Thomas Harnack                     
                              
2003-05        Beacon Cove Intermediate School,  Jupiter, Florida Arts and Crafts Group Counselor for  
               School  Age Child Care                                                                                                     


WORKSHOPS/ LECTURES/ PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2014           Beyond Blind Institute, Art Instruction for the Visually Impaired, Tequesta, Florida
                   
2012           Palm Beach State College, Artist Presentation, Tequesta, Florida

2010-14      Ceramics League of the Palm Beaches, juried exhibiting member, West Palm Beach, Florida
                          
2010-12      Lighthouse ArtCenter, Artist Guild Member, Tequesta, Florida

2006-13      Artigras Demonstrating Artist, Jupiter, Florida

2010           Miami Bonsai Group, ceramic workshop instruction, Miami, Florida  

2010           Jupiter Bonsai Group, ceramic workshop instruction, Jupiter, Florida  
                   
2006-13      Seminole Ridge High School, Artist Presentation and Workshop, Loxahatchee,    
                      Florida                                                                   

RELATED EXPERIENCE   
         
2013           Organized and attended Talking Through the Vessel workshop with Chris Gustin,         
            Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida
                         
2012                Organized and attended Clay Synergy workshop with Nancy Utterback,             
            Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida 
                       
2013                Organized and attended All in the Details workshop with Nick Ramey, Lighthouse ArtCenter,                               
                     Tequesta, Florida 
   
2012           Organized and attended Taming the Teapot workshop with Fong Choo, Lighthouse
            ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida 
                       
2011           Organized and attended workshop with Simon Levin, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida   
                                              
2011            Organized and attended workshop with Bonnie Seeman, Lighthouse ArtCenter,
             Tequesta, Florida 

2011            Organized and attended workshop with Scott Ross, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, Florida                          
                                      
2011            Soda Kiln Building workshop with Justin Lambert, Tequesta, Florida

2007            Raku Kiln Building Assistantship, Tequesta, Florida

2006            Portable Raku Kiln Building Assistantship and Firing, Omaha, Nebraska

2006            Woodfiring Assistantship, Omaha, Nebraska