2014-2016 MFA, Gemstone and Jewelry Design. Trier University, Idar Oberstein 2010-2013 MFA Studio Glass, Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2002-2008 BFA Spatial Arts, San Jose State University 1999-2002 AA degree in Liberal Studies, Gavilan College
2017 Solo Show. Disconnected. Berlin, Germany 2016 Group Show. 3Gedenken. Munich, Germany 2016 Group Show. NSAIO6, Stadtmuseum Simeonstift Trier, Germany 2013 Solo Exhibition. Synchronistic Archetypes. MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2012 Group Show. Night of the Living Doug, Murphysboro Illinois 2012 Group Show. Second Year Show. Surplus Gallery, Carbondale Illinois 2011 Group Show. The Love at the Glove. Surplus Gallery, Carbondale Illinois 2011 Group Show. First Year Show. Surplus Gallery, Carbondale Illinois 2010 Solo Exhibition. Bay Area Glass Institute, Live Demo and New Works Show 2008 Solo Exhibition. I/O Integration. BFA Thesis Exhibition, The Black Gallery, San Jose State University, California
Teaching Experience 2017 TA Sylvia Levenson. Small scale texture casting. 2017 Lecturer at Schmuck Denken 2017. Idar Oberstein. 2016 Instructor at China Academy of Art. Glass Blowing and Hot Sculpting. 2015 Instuctor. Berlin Glas. Goblet Making. 2015 TA for Sylvia Levenson. Artist in residence Berlin Glass 2015 Teacher. International Summer Acadamy Idar Oberstein. Glass Casting. 2013-2014 Instructor for glass blowing. Bay Area Glass Institute 2013 Visiting Artist Lecture and Demo at SJSU. Imagery on Glass 2013 TA to Tom Rowney at Pilchuck Glass School. Cups with Cane 2013 TA to Tim Edwards. Glass Blowing. SIUC 2012 TA to Alex Stissler. Glass Blowing Fundamentals in the Hot Shop. SIUC 2012 TA to Ben Cobb. Windows in Blown Glass Objects. SIUC 2012 TA to Bohyun Yoon Workshop. Non-Traditional Applications for Glass. SIUC 2011 TA to John Drury and Robbie Miller (CUD). Mosaic and Enamel on Glass. SIUC 2011-2013 Graduate assistant instructor for advanced glass blowing at SIUC 2010-2012 Graduate assistant instructor for introduction 3D sculpture class at SIUC 2010 TA for beginning glass blowing class at SIUC 2009 TA for Tom Rowney at Pilchuck Glass School. Cups with Cane 2008-2010 TA for beginning and advanced glass blowing at SJSU
Awards Grants and Fellowships
2013 Wingate Charitable Foundation Recipient. Pilchuck glass school. Monumental Sculpting with Pino Signoretto 2012 Niche Award winner. Functional Glass category 2012 Wingate Charitable Foundation Recipient to attend Corning Museum of Glass. 2012 Corning Museum Glass Scholarship. Sculpting the Bubble with Martin Janecky 2011 Pittsburg Glass Center Scholarship. Hot Sculpting with Ross Richmond 2008 Bay Area Glass Institute Scholarship. Venetian Goblets with Chuck Savoie
Professional Services 2014-2016 Studio Assistant/ Freelance Artist, Berlin Glas e.V. 2011-2013 Hot/Cold Shop Technician. Southern Illinois University 2012-2013 Southern Glass Works President. Southern Illinois University 2010-2012 Southern Glass Works Vice President. Southern Illinois University 2008-2009 Glass Guild Production Manager. San Jose State University 2007-2008 Glass Guild Vice President. San Jose State University 2006-2008 Metal Lab Technician. San Jose State University
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