EDUCATION

2019 MFA, Ceramics, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Mentor: Brooks Oliver

2016 BFA, Ceramics & Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Mentor: Jerry Austin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Live With It! MFA Thesis Exhibition

Oak Street Gallery

Denton, TX

NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2019 TIMELESS CLAY: Future Artifacts

ClayHouston Biennial Exhibit

Juror: Jennifer Ling Datchuk

Plate & Platter National Juried Ceramics Exhibition

Carbondale Arts

Juror: Chandra Debuse

2017 2nd Annual Cup Show

Eye of the Dog Art Center

Juror: Renee LoPresti

Images on Clay

Clay Arts Vegas

Juror: Jason Bige Burnett


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Interlude

Greater Denton Arts Council

2nd year UNT Graduate Group Show

Denton, Tx

2017 #WIP

UNT Cora Stafford Gallery

UNT Graduate Group Show

Denton, TX

2016 Dissonance

Black Lodge Gallery

Dallas, TX

Juror: Evita Cortez

UNT Drawing & Painting BFA Senior Show

UNT Cora Stafford Gallery

Denton,TX

Advanced Ceramics: Clay on Wall

UNT Lightwell Gallery

Denton, TX


WORK/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 Teaching Fellow (instructor of record), Beginning Ceramics, University of North Texas

Graduate Ceramics Studio Assistant, University of North Texas

Part-time Studio Assistant at Home Again, Home Again

2018 Teaching Assistant, 2D Design, University of North Texas

Teaching Fellow (instructor of record), Intermediate Throwing, University of North Texas

Teaching Fellow (instructor of record), Beginning Ceramics, University of North Texas

Part-time Studio Assistant at Home Again, Home Again

2017 Teaching Assistant, 2D Design, University of North Texas

Teaching Fellow (instructor of record), Beginning Ceramics, University of North Texas

Teaching Assistant, 3D Design, University of North Texas

2016 Graduate Ceramics Studio Assistant, University of North Texas

2013 Fort Worth Zoo Camp Teaching Assistant, Fort Worth, TX

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

2019 UNT Clay Guild President

-planning & coordinating organization events, organization representative

2018 UNT Clay Guild President

-planning & coordinating organization events, organization representative

2017 UNT Clay Guild Vice President

-works closely with the Clay Guild President, organizes visiting artist’s workshops

2016 UNT Clay Guild Secretary

-communicates to the organization about upcoming meetings and events

-Wheel throwing, basic hand building, basic mold making, and surface decoration

-Clay Mixing

-Firing kilns: Experience with firing electric (manual & automatic), gas, wood, and soda kilns

- kiln building experience

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2019 Giselle Hicks and Liz Lurie, Denton, TX

Chris Pickett and Ron Geibel, Denton, TX

2018 Kyungmin Park, Denton, TX

Roberto Lugo, Denton, TX

2017 Jason Burnett, Penland School of Craft, NC

Coleton Lunt, Denton, TX

2016 Bill Van Gilder, Denton, TX

AWARDS/ RECOGNITION

2019 Toulouse Graduate School Travel Grant

2018 Toulouse Graduate School Travel Grant

2017 Penland Workshop scholarship