RESUME

ARTIST STATEMENT

I strive to achieve clean, crisp works of art that captivate the viewer through shape and negative space. I pride myself on the pieces I create but find the greatest sense of self-satisfaction in the creation process.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-2007
Apprentice to Lynden Over and Chris Jones – Lava Glass Studio; Taupo, New Zealand
Sold work in New Zealand galleries

2006-present
Began selling work in United States galleries

2007-present
Assistant to Cal Breed – Orbix Hot Glass; Fort Payne, AL

2008
Gallery Hop demonstrator – Allied Visual Arts; Chattanooga, TN

2009
Studied under David Walters – Pilchuck Glass School; Stanwood, WA
Gallery Hop demonstrator – Allied Visual Arts; Chattanooga, TN

2010
Teaching Assistant for Paul Cunningham and Greg Dietrich – Pilchuck Glass School; Stanwood, WA
Guest Artist and demonstrator – The Hot Shop; Orange Beach, AL

2011
Began selling work in Europe

2012
Studied under Janusz Pozniak – Penland School of Craft; Penland, NC

2013
Teaching Assistant for Cal Breed – Pilchuck Glass School; Stanwood, WA

EXHIBITIONS

2006
Philadelphia Glass Works – Fall Exhibition; Philadelphia, PA

2008
SOFA International Art Expo; Chicago, IL

2009
SOFA International Art Expo; New York City, NY
Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass – Emerging Artists group exhibition; Dallas, TX
Wheaton Arts Glass Weekend; Millville, NJ
Silica Galleries – solo exhibition ‘Assembly Line’; Philadelphia, PA
Exhibited work at SOFA International Art Expo; Chicago, IL

2011
Morgan Glass Gallery – Teapots! 5th Invitational exhibition; Pittsburgh, PA
Primavera 2011 Art Fair; Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
Galarie Mark Peet Visser – ‘Architecture of Glass’ group show; Netherlands

2012
Muskegon Museum of the Arts Fifty by Fifty exhibition; Muskegon, MI
Biennale Brabant International Art Expo; Tilburg, Netherlands

2013
Gallery van Loon & Simons – solo exhibition ‘Looking Glass Self’; Vught, Netherlands
Morgan Glass Gallery ‘Uncommon Grounds’ group exhibition; Pittsburgh, PA
Alabama Council of the Arts – Fellowship recipients’ group show; Montgomery, AL
Morgan Glass Gallery Teapots! 7th Invitational exhibition; Pittsburgh, PA
Biennale Utrecht International Art Expo; Utrecht, Netherlands
Biennale Vught International Art Expo; Vught, Netherlands
Celebrating Contemporary Arts in Alabama: The Biennale; Troy, AL

2014
Art Association of Jackson Hole ‘Captured Light’ Glass Biennial; Jackson Hole, WY
Morgan Glass Gallery ‘texture&tension’ group exhibition; Pittsburgh, PA

AWARDS

2009
Pilchuck Glass School half scholarship recipient
Alabama Arts Council grant award recipient

2010
NICHE Award Finalist

2012
Alabama State Council of the Arts fellowship grant recipient

PRESS

2008
Glass Quarterly/Urban Glass Magazine – Silica Galleries full page ad
Art Ltd. Magazine – Silica Galleries full page ad
American Craft Magazine – Silica Galleries full page ad

2009
Philadelphia Style Magazine featured photo
Pilchuck Glass School Auction – web invitation featured photo

2010
Best of America Glass book featured artist

2011
fjoezz Magazine (Netherlands) – Galarie Mark Peet Visser back cover full page ad

2014
Jackson Hole Weekly – cover photo

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