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 AND AWARDS

2018                 LEAP Award Finalist, Society for Contemporary Craft

2018                 Individual Artist Fellowship, Tennessee Arts Commission

2017                 Niche Awards, student finalist in wood

2016                 Windgate Craft Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center

2016                 Educational Grant, Furniture Society

2016                 Niche Awards, student finalist in functional metal

2015                 Isabel Kraft Sculpture Scholarship, San Diego State University

2015                 Windgate Scholarship, Windgate Charitable Foundation, San Diego State University

2014                 Isabel Kraft Sculpture Scholarship, San Diego State University

2014                 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 AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016-8             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

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.

2016                 Furniture as Art as Furniture, exhibition catalogue, LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA

2016                 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

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

2017                 "American Craft Today: Chairs", The Bascom, Highlands, NC.

2017                 "Summer Workshop Instructor Showcase", Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

2017                 Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts, Knoxville, TN.

2017                 Philadelphia Furniture Show, 23rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA, Furniture Society booth.

2017                 “Artist-in-Residence Showcase”, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

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

2016                 “California Wood Artists: Sam Maloof & Beyond”, Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, Alta Loma CA.

2016                 “On the Edge of Your Seat: Chairs for the 21st Century”, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.

2016                 Student Award Exhibition, Flor y Canto and Jackson Galleries, San Diego, CA.

2016                 Niche Awards, Washington D.C.

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

2015                 WestEdge Design Fair, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA.

2015                 “Good to the Last Crop: Wendy Maruyama’s Latest Brood”, Flor y Canto and Jackson Galleries, San Diego, CA

2015                 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. San Diego State University booth

2015                 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY.  Furniture Society booth.

2015                 Student Award Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

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

2014                 Student Award Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

2014                 “Craf*Twork”, The Glashaus, San Diego, CA.

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

2013                 “Headless”, University Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

2013                 “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

2017                 Instructor, Art Appreciation

                        Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN.

 

2017                 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, Smithville TN

 

2016                Instructor, Spoon Carving Adult Workshop

                        Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville TN

 

2016                 Instructor, Design II- Three Dimensional Design

                         San Diego State University, San Diego CA

 

2015                Instructor, Introduction to Furniture and Woodworking

                        San Diego State University, San Diego CA

 

2015                Instructor, Design II- Three Dimensional Design

                        San Diego State University, San Diego CA

 

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

                        San Diego State University, San Diego CA

 

                        Graduate Assistant, Furniture and Woodworking 1, Instructor Peter Scheidt

                        San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

                        Graduate Assistant, Furniture and Woodworking 1, Instructor Matthew Hebert

                        San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

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

                        San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

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, Purchase, NY

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015-2016          Assistant to the Budget Account Coordinator, School of Art and Design,

                           San Diego State University, San Diego CA.

 

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