Education

2012            MFA, School for American Crafts, Glass, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2008           BFA, Glass Sculpture, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2008           BA, Economics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

 

Professional Experience

2014             Demonstrating Artist, Ajeto Glass, Novy Bor, Czech Republic

2013,14         Demonstrating Artist, Roman Furnace Project, Provincial Archeological Museum, Zottenem, Belgium

2012-14        Assistant for James Vella, Vella Vetro Art Glass, New Orleans, LA

2011             Assistant for Robin Cass, RIT, Rochester, NY

2010-12        Assistant for Michael Rogers, RIT, Rochester, NY

2010-11         Assistant for David Schnuckel, RIT, Rochester, NY

2009,14        Demonstrating Artist, N.O.C.G.I., New Orleans, LA

2008            Assistant for Ian Kessler Gowell, The EnergyXchange, Burnsville, NC

2008            Assistant for Angus Powers, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2008            Assistant for Scott Darlington, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2008-09       Assistant for Rick Schneider, N.O.C.G.I, New Orleans, LA

2007-09       Assistant for Steven Dee Edwards, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2007-14        Assistant for Carlos Zervigon, N.O.C.G.I., New Orleans, LA

2006-08       Employee, Wet Dog Glass, Eddie Bernard, New Orleans, LA

2006-07       Assistant for Gene Koss, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2005            Assistant for Barbara Sanderson, Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA

 

Teaching Experience

2014            Instructor, Smarter Bubbles, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2013            Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2012            Studio Assistant, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Michael Rogers and Richard Mietner

2012            Teachers Assistant, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Clare Belfrage

2012            Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2011            Teachers Assistant, North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland, Michael Rogers

2010-12       Graduate Assistant, Glass-School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute for Technology, Rochester, NY

2009,14       Teachers Assistant, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, William Gudenrath

2008,09       Teachers Assistant, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, Steven Dee Edwards

2009            Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, N.O.C.G.I., New Orleans, LA

2008            Instructor, Beadmaking, New Orleans School of Glassworks, New Orleans, LA

2008            Studio Assistant, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Eddie Bernard and Nadine Saylor

2007            Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, New Orleans School of Glassworks, New Orleans, LA

2005-08      Teachers Assistant, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Gene Koss and Megan Hillerud

 

Group Exhibitions

2012            Schweinforth Memorial Art Center, “Made in New York”

2012            Invitational, Gallery R, Rochester NY, “CIAS Invitational”

2011             Invitational, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY, “Honors Fine Craft Show”

2010            Invitational, Hudson Beach Glass, Philadelphia, PA, “Goblet Show”

2010            Invitational, Du Mois Gallery, New Orleans, LA, “Frolic”

2009           Invitational, St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA, “Material Connections”

2008           Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, “Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition” 

2006,07      Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, “Undergraduate Juried Show”

2006            Invitational, Glass Art Society Conference, St. Louis, MO, “Glass from Six Feet Under”

 

Awards/ Contributions/ Publications

2014            Scholarship, A Detailed Approach, Boyd Suguki and Lisa Zerkowitz, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2013            Scholarship, Advanced Venetian Glassblowing, Davide Fuin, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2010            GAS News, Volume 21, Issue 5, “Mirror Your Glass” by Eddie Bernard

2010            Assistant Manager, Fundraiser for RIT Glass Department and Women’s Council, Rochester, NY

2009            Panel Speaker, The Business Model of the Cultural Entrepreneur, Louisiana Cultural Economy Summit, New Orleans, LA

2009            Scholarship, Blowing and Sculpting, Martin Janecky, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2007            Ronald Katz Memorial Award, Excellence in Glass Sculpture, Tulane Art Department, New Orleans, LA

2006            Best 3-Dimensional Work, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, “Undergraduate Juried Show”

 

 

Workshops Attended

2013            The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Advanced Venetian Glassblowing, Instructor: Davide Fuin

2010            Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Goblet Exploration, Instructor: Jeff Mack

2009            The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Blowing and Sculpting, Instructor: Martin Janecky

2009            The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Great Venetian Glassblowing, Instructor: Elio Quarisa

2008            Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Pushing the Bubble, Instructors: Janusz Pozniak, Dave Walters

2008            Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Technical Glass Sculpting, Instructor: Angus Powers

2007            Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Advanced Glassblowing, Instructor: Dante Marioni

2007            The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

Advanced Sculpting, Instructor: Richard Jolley

2006           Scuola Bubacco, Murano, Italy

Figurative Lampworking, Instructor: Lucio Bubacco