RESUME

EDUCATION

2017-               Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2016               
TCC Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA: Studio Arts Degree, Summa Cum Laude
2013-2016       Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA: Amorphous Solid 1-3
                         
Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA: Imagery on Glass for Artists
2004               Naval Diving & Salvage Training Center, Panama City, FL: Deep Sea Diving Medical Tech
2001-2002      University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA: English Major

2002                San Diego City College, San Diego, CA: English Major

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017               Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA: Glass National 2017 Juried Exhibition (Charlotte Potter, Juror)
2017                Charles Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA: VGG Juried Exhibition (Dr. Jutta Page, Juror)
2017              
The Carrack, Durham, NC: Lift Like a Princess Solo Show
2017                Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA: Dream House Remix! 
2017                Slover Library, Norfolk, VA: Virginia Glass Guild Member Exhibition
2017                 Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA: Breaking Barriers Juried Exhibition
2017                
 Harbor Group International Gallery, Norfolk, VA: Resident Artist Exhibition
2017                 Perry Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA: Mixed Messages, Solo Installation
2017                Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA: Spring 2017 Assistant Introduction Show
2016                Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA: Lift Like a Princess Solo Show
2016                Charles Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA: VGG Juried Exhibition (Douglas & Katya Heller, Jurors)
2016                Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk, VA: Shine, Shine, Shine Juried Exhibition
2016                Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA: Nice to Meet You! Fall Studio Assistant Show
2016                D’Art Center Gallery, Norfolk, VA: Eclectic National Juried Exhibition
2016                Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk, VA: Suffolk Art League Members Show
2016                Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk, VA: Handle With Care Juried Show
2016                Gosport Arts Festival, Portsmouth, VA: Art League Exhibition
2016                Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA: TCC Student Art and Design Exhibit
2016                Utopia Feni Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA: ALL NATURAL Juried Exhibition
2016                Visual Arts Center Tiny Box Gallery, Portsmouth, VA
2015                Charles Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA, Virginia Glass Guild Annual Juried Exhibition
2015                Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA: TCC Student Art and Design Exhibit
2015                Stockley Gardens Art Festival, Norfolk, VA: Student Art Exhibition
2015                TCC Military Student Art Show, Virginia Beach, VA

PUBLIC SERVICE

2017-               Virginia Glass Guild Co-Vice-President
2016-2017       Virginia Glass Guild Student Board Member, Virginia-Wide

2014-2016       TCC Visual Arts Center Student Art League President, Portsmouth, VA

AFFILIATIONS AND AWARDS               

2016                Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition, Hampton, VA: Award of Excellence
2016                TCC Student Art Show, Portsmouth, VA: Award of Excellence in Sculpture

2015                TCC Student Art Show, Portsmouth, VA: Award of Merit in Glass
2015-               Virginia Glass Guild, Virginia-Wide: Board Member
2014-               Glass Art Society, Seattle, WA: Member

2007                US Navy Master Training Specialist Certification

PERFORMANCE

2017                Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, Becoming Unburdened by Suzanne Peterson (Choreographer)
2016                Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY, The Line I’ll Straddle by Suzanne Peterson (Performer)
2016                Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA: Lift Like a Princess Hot Glass Demo and Durational Performance
2016                Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, Embrace the Wild by Laura Donefer (Key Dancer)
2016                Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, Karmic Opus by Julia & Robin Rogers
2016                 Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, The Space Between Dreams by Rui Sasaki
 

PUBLICATIONS

2017                Author: 1,000 Glass Art Lovers Can't Be Wrong, AltDaily.Com
2016                Featured in 340 High Street Magazine, 2015-2016 Edition

2015                Author: A Memoir Through Pictures, Sally Man Autobiography Review, The Scene on WHRO.org

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-               Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA: Teaching Assistant to Julia Rogers, Glassblowing 1
2017-               Nomadic Glass, Chesapeake, VA: Mobile Hot Shop Demonstrator and Narrator
2016-               Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA: Studio Assistant

2014-               Inti Glass, Virginia Beach, VA: Sole Proprietor
2013-2015       Norfolk Drawing Group, Norfolk, VA: Artist Model
2005-2008     US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Unit Two, Virginia Beach, VA : High Risk Instructor
2004-2005     US Navy Special Warfare Unit Three, Manama, Bahrain: Deep Sea Diving Medical Technician