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EDUCATION

  • BFA, Ceramics, Western Kentucky University (WKU), Bowling Green, KY.

  • Study Abroad Harlaxton College, Grantham, England, Spring 2013 through WKU

EXHIBITIONS

  • Last Call II, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN. 2017. 

  • U.S. Bank 2016 Celebration of the Arts, Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Student Juried Exhibition 2015, Juror: Kurt Gohde, University Galleries, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • New Works, Ellis Walker Gallery, Bowling Green, KY. 2015.

  • Jam the Cube Group Exhibition and Auction, WKU Cube Gallery, Bowling Green, KY, 2015.

  • Student Juried Exhibition 2014, University Galleries, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • World’s Greatest Studio Tour, Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green. KY, 2014.

  • Student Juried Exhibition 2011, University Galleries, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • Second Place Professional Ceramics and Glass, U.S. Bank 2016 Celebration of the Arts, Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Best Ceramics, Student Juried Exhibition 2015, Juror: Kurt Gohde, University Galleries, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Potter College Student Awards Ceremony, nominated as the 2015 Outstanding Student in Visual Arts, WKU Art Department.

  • WKU Regents Full Tuition Scholarship, Fall 2011 – Spring 2015.

  • Jack E. Lunt Art Department Merit Scholarship, WKU, Fall 2014.

  • World Topper Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship, WKU, Spring 2013.

ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

Studio Assistant 
            Fall 2017
            Penland School of Crafts- Bakersville, NC

  • Assisted Kip O'Krongly in 8-Week Workshop 

Educational Assistant 
            Summer and Fall 2016
            Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts- Gatlinburg, TN

  • Four and Six Week Work-Study Programs


Ceramic Technician
            January 2016 to May 2016
            WKU: Department of Art– Bowling Green, KY

  • Responsible for making class clay, mixing glazes, firing student work, and general cleaning

 
Clay Intern
            Summer 2015
            Tennessee Tech University: Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

  • Assisted Bryce Brisco and Workshop Artists (Hiroe Hanazono and Pattie Chalmers)  

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

  • WKU Ceramics Club, Co-President (Spring 2016); Secretary (Fall 2015); Member (Spring 2014–Spring 2016), Bowling Green, KY.

  • Objective Clay Booth Volunteer, NCECA, Kansas City, MI (2016); Providence, RI (2015).

  • Art Guild Club, Member, Fall 2015-Spring 2016.

  • Kappa Delta Sorority, Member, Fall 2011–Spring 2015.

WORKSHOPS

2017

  • Deb Schwartzkopf “Tricks of the Trade,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Kip O’Krongly “Diving Deep: Functional Earthenware,” Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC.

2016

  • Melisa Cadell “Going for Bust,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Collette Fu “Demystifying the Pop-Up Book,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Dean Allison “Positives and Negatives: Casting Glass,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Sandy Blain “Handbuilding: Ideas and Techniques for Developing Forms and Surfaces,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Brian R. Jones “Parts and Wholes,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

  • Mitch Yung Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

2015

  • Nicole Hand Printmaking Workshop, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Hiroe Hanazono “Designing Models and Moldmaking,” The Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

  • Pattie Chalmers “Lotsa Layers: Decorating Clay Forms,” The Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN.

2014

  • Andrea Keys Connell Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Justin Lambert Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • H.P Bloomer Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

2013

  • George McCauley Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

  • Sunshine Cobb Workshop attendee, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.