CRAFTING A LEGACY: 40 YEARS OF COLLECTING AT THE METAL MUSEUM | February 3 – May 12, 2019
A selection of Master Metalsmiths and Tributaries artists will participate in this exhibition, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Metal Museum.
THINK CRAFT EXHIBITION | November 1 – December 16, 2018
A selection of accomplished artists and designers working in the contemporary craft field have been curated through the nominations of CIA Craft Faculty members. The exhibition will highlight works of inventive processes, differing methods of production and innovative creations created by alumni from the Cleveland Institute of Art.
SIGNS OF LIFE | October 3 – 28, 2018
Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery presents “Signs of Life,” a combined literary journal and jewelry art exhibition. The journal pairs artists and writers, culminating in a unique publication celebrating the literary and jewelry arts.
FACETED STONESETTING THEORY & APPLICATIONS | August 26 – September 1, 2018
I will be teaching a comprehensive stonesetting workshop at Penland in Bakersville, North Carolina
RIGHT ON! | February 7 – 27, 2018
One of 22 artists exhibiting in a group show focusing on the theme of rights and rituals at Facere Jewelry 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
TOUCH AND GO | August 9 – August 21, 2015
I will be teaching a kinetic sculpture and jewelry workshop at Penland in Bakersville, North Carolina
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
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
CRANK IT UP | March 21 – 22, 2015
I will be teaching a beginner level kinetic sculpture class at Pratt in Seattle, Washington
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
TRIBUTARIES | March 8 – June 15, 2014
Solo exhibition at the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee
I was lucky enough to be one of 3 craft artists in Washington state to be awarded an Artist Trust Fellowship!
Read more here.
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.