EDUCATION


2017               Master of Fine Arts -- Furniture Design and Woodworking
                       San Diego State University, CA

2012               Bachelor of Fine Arts -- Sculpture and Drawing
                       SUNY Purchase College, NY


HONORS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2018                 Best in Show, Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition, Clarksville, TN.

                         "Get Ready" Grant, CERF+

                         LEAP Award Finalist, Society for Contemporary Craft

                         Individual Artist Fellowship, Tennessee Arts Commission

2017                 Niche Awards, student finalist in wood

2016                 Windgate Craft Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center

                         Educational Grant, Furniture Society

                         Niche Awards, student finalist in functional metal

2015                 Isabel Kraft Sculpture Scholarship, San Diego State University

                         Windgate Scholarship, Windgate Charitable Foundation, San Diego State University

2014                 Isabel Kraft Sculpture Scholarship, San Diego State University

                         President’s Purchase Award, San Diego State University

2013                 Windgate Scholarship, Windgate Charitable Foundation, San Diego State University

                         Sam Maloof Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

2012                 Powermatic Student Workshop Scholarship, Furniture Society

                         Finalist, Windgate Fellowship, Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design

                         William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

2011                  William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                         General Work Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts

 

RESIDENCIES

2016-9             Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.  Wood Artist-in-Residence

2017                 Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.  Pentaculum 2017 wood artist

2016                 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019 SNAG’S 2nd Annual Jewelry and Metals Survey (JaMS), Society of North American Goldsmiths.

2018                 SNAG's 1st Annual Jewelry and Metals Survey (JaMS), Society of North American Goldsmiths. 

2017                 Fine Woodworking Magazine, August 2017, no. 262.  Reader's Gallery

2016                 California Wood Artists: Sam Maloof and Beyond, exhibition catalog, Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, Alta Loma, CA.

                         Furniture as Art as Furniture, exhibition catalogue, LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA

                         On the Edge of Your Seat: Chairs for the 21st Century exhibition catalogue, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.

2015                 A Long Engagement: Wendy Maruyama and Her Students, exhibition catalogue. San Diego State University, San Diego CA.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 “40 Under 40: The Next Generation of American Metal Artists”, Metal Museum, Memphis, TN.

New Traditions: Sophie Glenn and Adam Hawk”, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

2018                "Take A Seat". Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC.

                        Best of Tennessee Craft, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN.

                        "Sitting Pretty: The Chair Re-invisioned!", Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg, VA.

                        Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts, Knoxville, TN.

                         "Artist in Residence Showcase", Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

                         Sophie Glenn and Lydia Johnson: Crafting Contemporary Furniture and Ceramics,  Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN.

2017                 45th Mid-States Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Evansville, IN.

                         "American Craft Today: Chairs", The Bascom, Highlands, NC.

                         "Summer Workshop Instructor Showcase", Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

                         Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts, Knoxville, TN.

                         Philadelphia Furniture Show, 23rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA, Furniture Society booth.

                         “Artist-in-Residence Showcase”, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

2016                 “Artist-in-Residence Showcase”, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

                         “California Wood Artists: Sam Maloof & Beyond”, Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, Alta Loma CA.

                         “On the Edge of Your Seat: Chairs for the 21st Century”, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.

                         Student Award Exhibition, Flor y Canto and Jackson Galleries, San Diego, CA.

                         Niche Awards, Washington D.C.

2015                 Sculptural Objects and Functional Art (SOFA) Fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.  San Diego State University booth

                         WestEdge Design Fair, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA.

                         “Good to the Last Crop: Wendy Maruyama’s Latest Brood”, Flor y Canto and Jackson Galleries, San Diego, CA

                         International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. San Diego State University booth

                         International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY.  Furniture Society booth.

                         Student Award Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

2014                 “Dendronautics”, San Diego Art Fair, San Diego CA. 

                         Student Award Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

                         “Craf*Twork”, The Glashaus, San Diego, CA.

2013                 “Craft*Twork”, University Gallery, San Diego CA.

                         “Headless”, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

                         “Craft + Design”, a Furniture Society Exhibition, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles CA. 

2012                 “Faculty Selects”, Furniture Society Conference, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. 

 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 Adjunct Faculty, Foundations Studio II (Three-Dimensional Design)

Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville TN,

2018 Instructor, Weekend Welding Workshop (through UALR artWorks)

University of Arkansas Little Rock

Adjunct Faculty, Foundations Studio II (Three-Dimensional Design)

Tennessee Technological University

Adjunct Faculty, Art Appreciation (summer semester)

Tennessee Technological University

2017                Adjunct Faculty, Art Appreciation

                        Tennessee Technological University

                        Instructor, Vessel Carving Adult Workshop

                        Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville TN.

2016-7             Instructor, Spoon Carving for High School Outreach program

                        Appalachian Center for Craft

2016                Instructor, Spoon Carving Adult Workshop

                        Appalachian Center for Craft

                        Graduate Instructor, Design II- Three Dimensional Design

                          San Diego State University, San Diego CA

2015                Graduate Instructor, Introduction to Furniture and Woodworking

                        San Diego State University

                        Graduate Instructor, Design II- Three Dimensional Design

                        San Diego State University

2014                Graduate Assistant, Intermediate and Advanced Furniture, Instructor Matthew Hebert

                        San Diego State University

                        Graduate Assistant, Furniture and Woodworking 1, Instructor Peter Scheidt

                        San Diego State University

                        Graduate Assistant, Furniture and Woodworking 1, Instructor Matthew Hebert

                        San Diego State University

2013                Graduate Assistant, Furniture and Woodworking 1, Instructor Josh Torbick

                        San Diego State University

2012                Teaching Assistant, Metal 1, Instructor Eric Wildrick

                        SUNY Purchase College, Purchase NY.

2010-2013       Teaching Assistant, Bronze Casting, and Sculpture 1, Instructor Phil Listengart

                        SUNY Purchase College

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011-2015          Studio Assistant (part-time), Vivian Beer Studio Works,

                          Manchester, NH

2012- 2014         Metal Fabricator and Welder (full-time and part-time), Shelton Studios Inc.

                           Brooklyn, NY