EDUCATION

2016                                      

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Washburn University - Topeka, KS

Major: General Studio Arts

2014-2015                           

Semester Abroad

PXL College – Hasselt, Belgium

Concentration of Study: Printmaking

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2017-18                               

Part time Proprietor – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS

2017-18                               

NOTO Arts Place Artist in Residence at Studio 831 – Topeka, KS

2016-18                               

Assistant Gallery Director – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

Installation Assistant for “Memory of Water: Constructing a Sense of Place in the Hydrosphere” – Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art – St. Joseph, MO

2017                                      

Throwing Demonstration – Topeka Public Library – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

Ceramic Sculpture Demonstrator – Mother Earth News Fair at the Expo Center – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

Pottery Demonstration at the Mulvane Art Fair – Topeka KS

2017                                      

Educational Assistant – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2016                                      

Studio Assistant – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2016                                      

Educational Assistant – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2016                                      

Demonstrating Artist – Kansas City Makers Faire – Kansas City, MO

2015-16                               

Ceramics Studio Assistant, Washburn University Art Department – Topeka, KS

(Operational and safety knowledge of ceramic studio equipment, including but not limited to electric and gas kilns, pug mills, and raw ceramic materials.)

2016             

“Chemigrams Workshop” – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015

“Ceramic Workshop Building with Armatures” – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015

“Tips on Ceramic Sculpture” Lecture and Demonstration – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015

Ceramics Sculpture Demonstration for Design II Class – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

Ceramic Sculpture Demonstration for Ceramics I Class – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

Intern for artist Beth Cavener – Studio 740 – Helena, MT

(My work involved assisting with the painting of Beth’s piece “Forgiveness,” working on her website Followtheblackrabbit.com, and general studio maintenance.)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

2017                                      

Best Emerging 3D Artist – Aaron Douglas Art Fair – Topeka, KS

2017               

FOA Scholarship – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2017                                      

3rd Place Cash Award - Art at the Center National Juried Show - Overland Park, KS

2016                                      

Graduation Honors – Cum Laude

2012-16

Barbara L. Buzick Art Scholarship

(Four year full tuition scholarship.)

2012-16                               

Wiseman Scholarship

2015-16                               

Guthrie Scholarship

2016                                      

Charles A. and Margaret Pollock Art Purchase Award Mulvane Art Museum - Topeka, KS

2016                                      

President’s Honor Roll – Spring Semester

2014-15                               

Washburn Transformational Experience Scholarship

2015                                      

President’s Honor Roll – Fall Semester

2015                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Spring Semester

2013-14                               

Wilson Scholarship

2012-14                               

Ethnic Minority Scholarship

2014                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Fall Semester

2014                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Spring Semester

2012-13                               

Culver Memorial Scholarship

2013                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Fall Semester

2013                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Spring Semester

2012                                      

Dean’s Honor Roll – Fall Semester

2012                                      

Gold Key Award – Scholastics Art Competition

2011                                      

Young Artist of the Year Award/Scholarship

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016                                      

Only Human, John R. Adams Gallery – Washburn University – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

Washburn Art Student Association Featured Artist of the Month Exhibition, Kaw River Rustics – Topeka, KS

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018                                      

“Ware/Wear” – Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft, Columbia, NC – Juror Doug Peltzman

2017                                      

“Topeka Competition 33” – Sabatini Art Gallery – Topeka, KS – Juror Emily Williams

2017                                      

“Wichita National All Media Exhibition” –  Mark Arts Center – Wichita, KS – Juror Kyle Reicher  

2017                                      

“Art Kudos 2017” – Online International Exhibition – Juror Mike Calway-Fagen

2017                                      

“Real People 2017” – Woodstock, IL

2017                                      

“Art at the Center” – Overland Park, KS – Juried by David Beal

2017                                      

“Creatures Real and Imagined” – uBe Art – Berkeley, CA

2016                                      

“Washburn Art Department Student Exhibition” – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS – Juried by Michael Bradley

2015                                      

“Washburn Art Department Student Exhibition” – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS – Juried by Larry Peters and Barbara Waterman-Peters

2014                                      

“Washburn Art Department Student Exhibition” – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS – Juried by Dan Kirchhefer Professor of Drawing and Printmaking Emporia State University

2014                                      

“Art at the Center” – Overland Park, KS

2013                                      

“Washburn Art Department Student Exhibition” – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS – Juried by Dylan Beck Assistant Professor of Art Kansas State University

 

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2018                                      

“Double Feature” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Celebrating the Season” – NOTO Arts Center – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Holiday Miniature Show” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Established and Emerging” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“831 Residents Group Exhibition” – Studio 831 – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“NOTO Artists Exhibition” – NOTO Arts Center – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“The Art of Landscape” – Amused Gallery and Gifts – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“18 Shades of Gray” – Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Men at Work” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“2017 Collectors Show” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2016                                      

“Holiday Miniature Show” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

“Peruvian Dreams” – John R. Adams Gallery – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

“Transformations in Photography” – NOTO ArtsPlace Gallery – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

“Terra Verde” – NOTO ArtsPlace Gallery – Topeka, KS

2014                                      

“Hidden Meanings” – MAD Faculty “Pool” – Hasselt, Belgium

2013                                      

“Color Impression” – Edward Jones – Topeka, KS

 

COLLABORATION

2015                                      

Autonomy, Topeka, KS (in collaboration with Nicole Wilson)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018                                       

Inscape Magazine, - Nationally juried Art and Literary Magazine published by Washburn University

2016                                      

Only Human: A Senior Exhibition” – Washburn Review

2015                                      

Inscape Magazine, - Nationally juried Art and Literary Magazine published by Washburn University

2015                                      

Featured Artist of the Month” – Washburn Review

2015                                      

Talented Student Excels with Scholarship” – Bell Tower, (A Washburn Publication)

2015                                      

The Hand Issue #10” – National Juried Magazine

 

COLLECTIONS

I am not enough, Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS

*Personal Collections Available Upon Resquest*

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2013-18                               

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

2012-17                               

Washburn Process Coalition (formerly Washburn Art Team of United Processes)

Alumni Advisor 2016-17

President 2013-14 and 2015-16

Director of Marketing & Public Relations 2012-13

2012-16                               

Washburn Art Student Association

2015                                      

Southern Graphics Conference International

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018                                      

“American Rose – Hues of the Heartland” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Established and Emerging” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Trilogy – Three Views of the Plains” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Men at Work” – SouthWind Art Gallery  – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Retrospective Visions of Time” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

2017                                      

“Flower Power III” – SouthWind Art Gallery – Topeka, KS

 

PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE

2016                                      

“We Have No Planet B” Children’s printmaking activity – Mother Earth News Fair – Topeka, KS

2016                                      

Demonstration Assistant, Marydorsey Wanless Demonstration of Gum Bichromate  Process, Mulvane Art Museum – Topeka, KS

2016                                      

Juror for the Blue Print show, Washburn Rural High School – Topeka, KS

2015                                      

High School Art Day, Assistant for Photograms and Buttons, Bobbles, and Beads workshops, Washburn University – Topeka, KS

 

WORKSHOPS COMPLETED

2017                                      

“Skin Deep: Constructing Poetic Ceramic Surfaces” taught by Lauren Gallaspy at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2017                                      

“Wrapping Wild - Making Animals out of Recycled Materials” taught by Nicole Uzzell at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

 

2016                                      

“Paper” taught by Elizabeth Alexander at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2016                                      

“The Narrative Figure” taught by Kelly and Kyle Phelps at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN

2015                                      

“A Solid Modeling Workshop” taught by Beth Cavener at Fort Hays State University – Hays, KS

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2017                                      

“Future Flux” – National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts – Porland, OR

2016                                      

“Conflict Resolution” – Society for Photographic Education – St. Louis, MO

2016                                      

“Flux” – Southern Graphics Conference International – Portland, OR

2016                                      

“Makers Mentors Milestones” – National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts – Kansas City, MO

2015                                      

“Sphere” – Southern Graphics Conference International – Knoxville, TN

2014                                      

“Material World” – National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts – Milwaukee, WI

2013                                      

“Earth/Energy” – National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts – Houston, TX