Career Switcher Program2018 Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics 2008 Radford University, Radford, VA
Bachelor of Science in Studio Art2004 Radford University, Radford, VA
Student Art Teacher November 2018-Present Robert E. Lee High School, Springfield, VA
Developed art curriculum and implemented instruction.
Honed classroom management.
Ceramic InstructorSeptember 2018-Present Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA
Managed group and individual instruction.
Demonstrated advanced throwing and glazing techniques.
Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics January-August 2018 Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Introduced beginners to potters wheel and hand building,
Health and safety procedures enforced
Adjunct Faculty, 3-D & Sculpture January 2009-May2016 Radford University, Radford, VA
Challenged creativity and critical thinking
Organized for portfolio skill and fundamental growth
Gallery Assistant May 2018-Present Wentworth Gallery, McLean, VA
Maintain and manage inventory
Proper care and handling of artwork
Lead PotterSeptember 2016-January 2018 Potter’s Fire Studio, Herndon, VA
Lead artist for production pottery studio.
Responsible for maintaining equipment and repair
Ceramic StudioManagerAugust 2009-May 2011 Radford University, Radford, VA
Managed daily functions of art studio
Fired kilns, mixed glazes and managed student workers.
“Working with Porcelain” American Ceramic Society “Winter Blues” Pottery Making Illustrated “In Between and on the Way” The Potter’s Cast, Episode 279 “Clay Times Magazine” Sept./October 2009 “500 Plates and Platters Book”
Third Place Award Contemporary Clay Biennial 2014 Best in Show Teabowl National, Clay Times Magazine Sept./October 2009 Purchase Award Clay Times Magazine Permanent collection Strictly Functional Pottery National 2009
Select Juried Exhibitions Beyond the Brickyard Archie Bray Foundation, MT Drink This! International Cup Show Workhouse Ceramic Studio, VA Teabowl National Kansas City Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO Strictly Functional Pottery National Market House Craft Center, PA Contemporary Clay Biennial 2014 Grand Junction Art Center, CO