Born: Charlottesville, Virginia

Education
B.F.A. in Studio Art with a concentration in Metals and Jewelry. James Madison University. Harrisonburg, VA. 2017.



Related Work Experience

Bench Jeweler, Lynchburg Pawn, Lynchburg, VA. 2017- Present

Project Manager, Kids Hidden Gems Mural Series, Rizal, Philippines. 2019 

Instructor, Private Book Arts Lessons, Keto, Ghana. 2019

Instructor, Paint Workshop, Lynchburg, VA. 2018

 

Metals instructor, Camp Laurel, Mt Vernon, ME. 2017

 

Instructor, Private Book Arts Lessons, Lynchburg, VA. 2016

 

Art camp Assistant Instructor, Lynchburg, VA. 2013

Yearbook Cover Design, New Covenant Schools, Lynchburg, VA. 2012


Assistant Jeweler, MaryMooDesigns. Lynchburg, VA. 2009



Selected Exhibitions

Radiance, The Smithery

Columbus, OH, 2020

[un]Bound, Pop-Up Art Collective

Harrisonburg, VA, 2018

The Gallery of Curiosities, The Bridge PAI

Charlottesville, VA, 2018

Companion Plants, Arts Council of the Valley

Harrisonburg, VA, 2018

Earrings Galore, Heidi Lowe Gallery, SNAG’s 47th Annual Conference

Portland, OR, 2018

Rehoboth Beach, DE, 2018

[and] New York Jewelry Week, New York, NY, 2018

The Fridge Show, Otto's Abode

Wanakena, NY, 2018

Home, Capital Fringe

Washington, DC, 2017

 

Juried Undergraduate Show, James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA, 2017

 

Sketchbook West, Las Laguna Art Gallery

Laguna Beach, CA 2017

Regional Juried Show, Larkin Arts

Harrisonburg, VA 2017

Textiles in the Expanded Field, Artworks Gallery

Harrisonburg, VA 2016

Senior Capstone Exhibition (Solo Show),  Grace Street Gallery

Harrisonburg, VA  2016

Juried Undergraduate Show, James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA, 2016

Essay on the Value of a Wool Coat,  Grace Street Gallery

Harrisonburg, VA, 2016

Exchanged 4,  Artworks Gallery
Harrisonburg, VA, 2015

 


Awards and Honors

Juror’s Choice. Juried Undergraduate Show. 2017.

 

JMU Senior Art Achievement Award for Metals. 2017.

Windgate Fellowship 2017 Nominee. 

Juror. Poetry Contest. New Covenant Schools. 2017.

 

CVPA Research Grant. 2016.


Portfolio Scholarship. James Madison University, School of Art and Art History. 2014.

Valedictorian of the graduating class of New Covenant Schools. 2013.

The Fine Arts Award. Art Scholar of the graduating class of  New Covenant Schools. 2013.


First Prize, Ceramics, New Covenant School's Art Fair. Lynchburg, VA. 2013.


First Prize and Best in Show, Photography, New Covenant School's Art Fair. Lynchburg, VA. 2010. 

  

Publications

Jewelry and Metals Survey (JaMS), Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2018.


Gardy Loo Art and Literary Magazine, Spring 2017 issue, p. 23, 44, cover.

Hattie Eshleman i3D Senior Capstone Exhibition, School of Art Design and Art History News, James Madison University. 2016.


Casting Tree, SADAH pamphlet cover, James Madison University. 2015.

Public Talks

Creative Mural Painting, Presentation for kids 5th-12th grade. Kids International Ministries, Rizal, Philippines, 2019. 

 

CVPA Research Presentation. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 2017.

 

Artist Talk. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 2017.

Valedictorian Speech. New Covenant Schools, Lynchburg, VA. 2013.

Workshops/Symposiums:

SNAG’s 46th Annual Conference. “Nexus: A Connection of Ideas.” New Orleans, LA. 2017.

Engraving Workshop with Henri Bielawski.  JMU Metals. Harrisonburg, VA. 2016.

Collaborations:

Kid's Hidden Gems Mural Project. Kids International Ministries. Volunteer work on The World Race. Rizal, Philippines, 2019. 

 

Land and Sea Mural. Volunteer work on The World Race. Keto, Ghana. 2019.

 

The Snail Mail Collab. Collaboration with Nava Levenson. 2017- 2018.

Shared Words. Poetry collaboration with Sarah Paynter. 2017- 2018.

The Breakfast Journals. Bookmaking collaboration with Ashley Roth. 2016 - Present.

Water Fountain Mosaic. New Covenant Schools. 2012.

Memberships

Companion Planting Collective

 

SNAG: Society of North American Goldsmiths. 2016 - Present. 

Metalsmith Society. 2018 - Present.