Education

  • 2013-2016     
    • Bachelor of Art, Applied Design, with distinction, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • 2010-2013     
    • Grossmont College, Emphasis, Art, Ceramics, and Jewelry, San Diego, CA
  • 1999-2005    
    • University of California San Diego, Major, Bioengineering, San Diego, CA

Awards and Exhibitions

  • 2017       
    • *Grand Opening, Galerie Marzee, Marzee for Starters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016        
    • Windgate Fellow, Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Jurors: Cora Fisher, Andrea Donnelly, Christopher Taylor, and Giselle Huberman, Asheville, NC, Categories of Ceramics, Jewelry, and Metalsmithing
    • AdornForm | FormAdorn, Exhibitions Directors: April Wood and Mary Cloonan, Baltimore Clayworks and Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD
    • Galerie Marzee 30th International Graduate Show, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2015-2016    
    • Alchemy 3, The Enamelist Society, Student Exhibition, Juror: James Malenda
      • Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
      • Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA
      • NH League of Craftsmen, Concord, NH
      • McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH
  • 2015        
    • Student Excellence Award, SDSU Art Council and Taboo Studio, Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
    • Scholarship, Allied Craftsmen of San Diego and Penland School of Crafts, San Diego, CA, and Penland NC “Touch and Go” taught by Kirk Lang at Penland School of Crafts
  • 2014        
    • Open Field Running, SNAG Student Show, Jurors: Brooke Marks-Swanson and Gary Schott, Minneapolis, MN

Professional Experience

  • 2018
    • *Artist in Residence, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
  • 2017 
    • Workshop Assistant to Bryan Czibesz, “DIY Ceramic 3D Printers: Build, Experiment, & Collaborate,” Hot Clay, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
  • 2014-2016     
    • Studio Technician/Lab Assistant, Jewelry + Metals Studio, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • 2011-2013     
    • Assistant Studio Technician, Ceramics Studio, Grossmont College, San Diego, CA

*prospective