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Curriculum Vitae


2012                MFA 3D Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2005                BA Studio Art- Sculpture and Drawing, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Magna Cum Laude


Solo Exhibitions

2019                 Murmuration, ArtsPlace Gallery, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

                           A Minor Sea Change, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

2018                 Strange Empathies, Olin Gallery, William and Jefferson College, Washington, PA

2016                 Naturealism, Class of 1925 Gallery at WUD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2015                 Self Portraits, Anna Eastman Stout Memorial Gallery, Brescia University, Owensboro, KY

                           insideoutside, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

2014                 This Remains to Be Seen, installation in domestic space, Interstuct Project, Lexington, KY

                           undirectionals,  installation in Pritzlaff Event Space, 2014 NCECA Conference, Milwaukee, WI

2012                 MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, AZ

2011                  And Then…, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

                           Pretenses, Graduate and Alumni Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Public Installations

2015                 Family Tree, Fantasy Forest, permanent installation at Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek, MI

2013                 Urban Nest: Chicago’s Peregrine Falcons, Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago, IL

                           Parts of Being Wholly, window gallery installation, The Whistler, Chicago, IL      


2 or 3-person Exhibitions

2016                 Texture + Material, Kolok-Rolph Gallery, Kentucky Wesleyan University, Owensboro, KY

2013                Live/Work, CAC Gallery, Chicago, IL. Curated by Jessica Cochran

2010                Humorous Vitrine, Flow159 Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2005                Separation of Image, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019                Oh, yes she did! Old Courthouse Gallery, Woodstock, IL

2018                Artist Statement #3, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

2017                Midwest Sculpture Exhibition, Indiana University, Kokomo, IN

2016                What If? Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2013                Root, a curatorial event by clementines and fingernails, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

                           Twelve Variations, CAC Gallery, Chicago, IL. Curated by Jessica Cochran

2011                Dislocations, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2010                /IN-‘STOL/, Old Market Galleries, Tucson, AZ


Selected Juried Exhibitions

2021                  Crocker Kingsley Annual, Roseville, CA

2020                Touch, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017                 HWD, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH

                           Fierce and Frail Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland OR

                           Creatures: Real and Imagined II, uBe Art Center, Berkeley, CA

                           36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2016                 5th Central Time Ceramics Exhibition, Heuser Art Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

                           Menagerie, Baltimore ClayWorks, Baltimore, MD

2015                  14th Biennale de la Ceramique, Cultural Center, Andenne, Belgium. *Grand Prix Winner*

2014                 73rd Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL. Juror: William Lieberman

                           Clay as Context: Contemporary Ceramics Intnl Biennial, Halcyon Gallery, Terra Haute, IN

2012                  NCECA National Juried Exhibition, Ecumene: Global Interface in American Ceramics,

                            Santa Fe, NM

                           Right Here, Over There, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

                           National Juried Exhibition: Biotic Semiotics, University of Wisconsin, OshKosh, WI

2011                   National Juried Ceramics Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

                           Dog & Pony Show, Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan, MI

2009                And You Think That’s Funny? Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008                Object of Desire, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL


Invitational Exhibitions

2019                Triennial Faculty Exhibition, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

2018                Making the Bed, Levin Furniture Mattress Showroom, NCECA Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

2017                100 Miles: Art by Regional Collegiate Faculty, McCutchan Art Center, USI, Evansville, IN

2016                Women’s Exhibition, Melwood Arts Center Gallery, Louisville, KY

2015                Guess You Had to Be There, installation through Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL.

                          *2nd Place Juror’s Award*

2013                Dept/Eval, Fountain Installation, Department of Interarts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

                          Patterns in Futility, Dickson Window Gallery, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL


2018                Modernist and Contemporary depictions of Nature in Art, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA

2017                Homebodies: Clay and the Domestic Object, Artyfacts Anthropology Workshop, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

2014                Memory as Object, Object as Memory. Rockford Art Museum, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Rockford, IL

2013                Urban Nests: Chicago’s Peregrine Falcons, Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago, IL

                          21artists: 21 Artists, 21 Days of Creation, Collaboration, and Exploration. Chicago, IL

2012                Trickhouse Live: An integrative art experience. Casa Libre en la Solano, Tucson, AZ  



2018-19         Americans for the Arts Action Fund

2012-19         National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

2014-19         F.A.T.E (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)



August 2018              Lighthouse Residency, Kenosha, WI

May 2017                   Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

2012-13                      HATCH projects, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL


Other Education

2018                The Wildness Within- Beth Cavener (Workshop), Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

2011                  Paper Clay with Rebecca Hutchinson (Workshop), Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

                          Kiln Building with Fred Olsen, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ


Teaching Experience


2018-2019           Carthage College, Kenosha, WI-   Adjunct Professor of Art

                                Courses: Hand building Ceramics, 3D Design, 2D Design, Drawing I, Fiber Arts

2015-2018           Brescia University, Owensboro, KY -   Assistant Professor of Art

                                Courses: All levels of Ceramics, all levels of Drawing, 2D and 3D Design, Art Appreciation, Fundamentals of Media, Art History

2012-2015           Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago, IL -    Teaching Artist

                                Courses: Sculpture

2009-2012           University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ -  Instructor of Record

                                  Courses: Beginning Ceramics, 3D Design, Mixed Media foundations, Material Studies

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