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Facere Art Gallery

FEATURED ARTIST | June 14 – July 3, 2017

A new body of work, focusing on my interest in space and astronomy, will be on display at Facere Jewelry Art Gallery.

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North Seattle College

SPEAKER | February 16, 2017

I will be speaking about the life of a studio artist and how one supports themselves to a class titled, The Art Business.

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Facere Art Gallery

CELESTIAL | February 8 – 28, 2017

I am one of twenty four artists exhibiting in a group show that focuses on the theme of space as inspiration.

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Cleveland Institute of Art

KEYNOTE SPEAKER | September 24, 2016

I will be the Keynote Speaker during the fall Open House at the Cleveland Institute of Art. The following week I will be a Visiting Artist in the Jewelry/Metals/Enameling Department.

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Metalsmith Magazine

EXHIBITION IN PRINT – SHIFTING SITES | Vol. 36, No. 4

One of 39 artists selected for the 2016 Exhibition in Print put out by Metalsmith magazine annually, titled “Shifting Sites”. Juried by Eva Eisler, Lauren Fensterstock and Lori Talcott.

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Bellevue Arts Museum

BAM BIENNIAL: METALMORPHOSIS | September 2, 2016 – February 5, 2017

One of 49 artists selected for the 2016 Bellevue Arts Museum Biennial. Juried by Lloyd E. Herman (Founding Director and Director Emeritus, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution), Jennifer Navva Milliken (Curator of Craft, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA), Suzanne Ramljak (Editor of Metalsmith magazine and curator at the American Federation of Arts, New York, NY) and Cindi Strauss (Assistant Director, Programming and Curator for Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX).

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Arrowmont

TOUCH: INTERACTIVE CRAFT | January 16 – March 11, 2016

One of 32 artists included in Arrowmont’s National Juried Exhibition. Juried by Emily Zilber, Ronald L. and Anita C. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition will take place in the Sandra J. Blain Gallery at Arrowmont.

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Facere Art Gallery

MATTER OF MATERIAL  | July 27 – August 11, 2015

One of 9 artists invited to participate in a group exhibition at Facere Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle, Washington

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Penland

TOUCH AND GO | August 9 – August 21, 2015

I will be teaching a kinetic sculpture and jewelry workshop at Penland in Bakersville, North Carolina

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Modern Masters – Florida Society of Goldsmiths

ANIMATED ADORNMENT | October 5 – October 11, 2015

I will be teaching a jewelry specific workshop on kinetics at the Wildacres Retreat in the Smokey Mountains

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Danaca Design

COLD CONNECTIONS: BEYOND RIVETS | March 28 – 29, 2015

I will be teaching a cold joining class at Danaca Design in Seattle, Washington

STONE SETTING CLINIC | January 5th, February 2nd, March 2nd, 2015

This is a drop in stone setting clinic hosted by Danaca Design in Seattle, Washington

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Pratt

CRANK IT UP | March 21 – 22, 2015

I will be teaching a beginner level kinetic sculpture class at Pratt in Seattle, Washington

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Seattle Metals Guild Lecture Series

LOOKING UP, LOOKING DOWN, TO SEE THE IN-BETWEEN | February 12, 2015

I will be giving a presentation on my current body of work at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington

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Metal Museum

TRIBUTARIES | March 8 – June 15, 2014

Solo exhibition at the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee

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2012 Artist Trust Fellowship

I was lucky enough to be one of 3 craft artists in Washington state to be  awarded an Artist Trust Fellowship!

Read more here.

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2012 Grants for Artists Projects (GAP)

Chosen as one of 62 Visual and Performing artists in Washington state to receive a GAP grant! The project I am working on is a new series of interactive kinetic sculptures titled Constellations. This new body of work will explore the innate human desire to create and assign meaning to the objects within the physical world around us in an effort to identify, express and communicate how and why we do this and how it impacts our daily lives on a micro and macro scale.

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