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EDUCATION/RESIDENCIES

Short-Term Residency at Red Lodge Clay Center                                                                    March-April 2018

Machining Molds- 3-D Design with Del Harrow at Anderson Ranch Arts Center                June 2017

M.F.A. in Ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                        May 2017

B.A. California State University Northridge                                                                         December 2014

      Focus in Art and Child Development, Graduated Magna Cum Laude

 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Production Assistant                                                                          October 2017-Present

Chicago Fire

 

Ceramic Teacher                                                                                   September 2017-Present

Color Cocktail Factory

 

Ceramic Teacher                                                                                   September 2017-Present

The Art Center in Highland Park

 

Teacher and Office Assistant                                                              July 2017-Present

Gymboree Play & Learn Lakeview

 

Teacher Assistant to William J. O’Brien, Ceramic Sculpture            Spring 2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Graduate Advisory Panel                                                                   Fall 2016-Spring 2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Graduate Advisor for Vitrified (Ceramics student club)                Fall 2016-Spring 2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Studio Assistant in Ceramics                                                         Spring 2016- Spring 2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Teacher Assistant to Xavier Toubes, A Thing Painted                     Fall 2016

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Teacher Assistant to Carolyn Ottmers, Advanced Foundry          Fall 2015

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Office Coordinator                                                                        2009-2017

Atenti Fashion Accessories, La Crescenta, CA

 

Studio Assistant in Ceramics                                                      May-December 2014

California State University Northridge

 

Vice President of the Ceramics Guild                                          Fall 2014

California State University Northridge

 

Secretary of the Ceramics Guild                                                 Fall 2013-Spring 2014

California State University Northridge

 

Teacher Assistant for                                                               Spring 2010-Spring 2013

Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, and Theater         

McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, CA

 

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Markell Brooks The Westcliff Fund-Scholarship for Anderson Ranch Arts Center             June 2017

Excellence in Leadership Award at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago                  May 2017

New Artist Society Full Merit Scholarship                                                                            Fall 2015-Spring 2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Dean’s Scholarship                                              Fall 2015-Spring 2017

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Flor

Gallery 1922 at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

In View: The Annual Member and Faculty Exhibition

Main Gallery at The Highland Park Arts Center

Highland Park, IL

2017

Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition

Sullivan Galleries

Chicago, IL

Curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Daniel Fuller, and Julie Rodrigues

They Don’t Love You Like I Love You

Trinosophes

Detroit, MI

Hell in a Handbag 6 year Anniversary Fest

(the) Handbag Factory

Los Angeles, CA

 

Jelica

(the) Handbag Factory

Los Angeles, CA 

Making Your Mark

Providence Art Club

Juried by Kathryn Watt

Providence, RD

Women’s Works 2017- 30th Anniversary Show

Northwest Area Arts Council at the Old Court House Arts Center

Juried by Brenda Oelbaum

Woodstock, IL

2016

You Can Go with This or You Can Go With That

MANA Contemporary

Chicago, IL

M151

Gallery 1922 at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Cera-Mix Pt 2: A SAIC and Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Exchange

The Forum Gallery at Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Cera-Mix Pt 1: A SAIC and Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Exchange

Gallery 1922 at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

2014

CSUN Ceramic Guild Showcase

West Gallery at California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

In Tandem

Shed Gallery at California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

Annual Juried Student Art Show

Art Gallery at California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

Handcrafted

West Gallery at California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

CSUN Cat Show

West Gallery at California State University Northridge

Juried by Martha Rich, Catalog

Northridge, CA

2013

Mark Making

West Gallery at California State University Northridge

Juried by Derek Boshier

Northridge, CA

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2017

They Don’t Love You Like I Love You

Trinosophes

Detroit, MI

Jelica

(the) Handbag Factory

Los Angeles, CA

2016

You Can Go with This or You Can Go With That

MANA Contemporary

Chicago, IL

M151

Gallery 1922 at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

LECTURES

2017 SAIC and Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Exchange

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

2016 Artist Lecture at The 8th Annual Ceramics Forum a lecture series

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI

2016 Graduate Artist Lecture

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

2016 Cera-Mix: A SAIC and Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Exchange

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

2015 Graduate Artist Lecture

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

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