Resume

Education-

2012      

MFA & MA Art - University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI

2008     

BFA Jewelry/ Metal Arts with High Distinction - California College of the Arts - Oakland, CA

 

Fellowships, Residencies and Grants-

2014-17

Artist in Resident, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2016     

North Carolina Arts Fellowship, Durham, NC

2015      

American Craft Council Emerging Voices Award, Minneapolis, MN Interview

2014      

Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2013      

Fountainhead Fellow, Dept. of Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2012      

Artist in Resident- 12 Month Residency, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2009      

University Fellowship- University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI      

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions-

2018     

Their/There, Form and Concept, Sante Fe, NM (July)

2017     

Give, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA (November)

 Dust, Doane University, Crete, Nebraska (November)

2016    

Lost Cause, Ornamentum Gallery, Hudson, NY

2014       

Fountainhead Fellow Exhibit, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013       

Presence of Absence, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY

Mitosis of Memory, Overture Gallery, Madison, WI

2012       

Still- Master of Fine Art Exhibition, Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI                

2008      

Refined, BFA Exhibition, North Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Selected Exhibitions-

2017     

The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons, Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, Asheville, NC, Elizabeth Essner, Lily Kane, and Meaghan Roddy

The Craft School Experience: Outcomes and Revelations Craft in America, Los Angeles, CA Curated by Emily Zaiden

Pursuing Excellence, Blue Spiral One, Asheville, NC. Invited by Michael Manes

Duality of Presence, Munich, Germany. Curated by Kerriane Quick and Jessica Tolbert

2016       

Go For Baroque, Racine Art Museum, WI Invitation by Lena Vigna

3 x 3, Blue Spiral, Asheville, NC Invitation by Jordan Ahlers 

Maximum Craft, Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2015       

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2015, Cheongju Tobacco Processing Plant, South Korea, Curated by Hyeyoung Cho (September 2015)

Engendered, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI, Curated by Niki Johnson

Dining and Discourse, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX Invitational by Kathryn Hall

Haystack/Components, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, Invitational Ellen Weiske and Claire Sanford

2014    

Metamorphosis: the Transformation of Everyday Objects, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Curated by David Cole

Press: Artist and Machine, Kentucky Museum of Arts and Craft, Louisville, KY

Table, Invitational by Caroline Wright, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Anywhere But Now, Invitational by Margaret Lindaur, Wilton House Museum, Richmond, VA

Refined VIII: Maker’s Choice, Juried by Cindi Strauss, Stephen F. Austin Art Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX

Look Again, Invitational by Hoss Haley, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

2013       

In-Residence Show, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2012       

Reflection: 100 Years of Jewelry/Metal Arts at California College of the Arts, Juried by Marilyn da Silva and Curtis Arima, Oliver Gallery, Oakland, CA            

2011       

Gather- Master of Art Exhibition, Old Kroger Building, Madison, WI

Connect- Georgetown Art & Cultural Center, Seattle, WA

Retrospectives- Third Year Review Show, Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI

2009      

Love Show, Shibumi Gallery, Oakland, CA

2008      

CCA Baccalaureate Exhibition, Oliver Gallery, Oakland, CA

2007       

Best of Junior Review, Oliver Gallery, CCA, Oakland, CA

360 Degrees. Co-Curated Ring show, South Gallery, Oakland, CA

2004      

Epicenter, Oliver Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Visting Artist/ Lectures-

2018  

Lecturer, Yuma Symposium, Yuma, AZ (February) 

2017     

Instructor, Found, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Lecturer, SNAG Nexus: A connection of Ideas, New Orleans, LA

Lecturer, Craft In America, Los Angeles, CA.  Lecture

2016     

Lecturer, SUNY- New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

Visiting Artist, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Lecturer, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, NC

2015      

Instructor, Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin, Austin, TX, Beginning Jewelry Class        

2014

Lecturer, Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts, Louisville, KY

2013

Lecturer, Bayou Bend Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Instructor, Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin, Austin, TX, Drafting for Metalsmiths     

Instructor, Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin, Austin, TX, Beginning Jewelry Weekend Class    

2012      

Lecturer, Houston Metals Arts Guild Presentation of Resident Artist

 

Professional Experience-

2017     

Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2016     

Winter Session Instructor, Found, Rhode Island School of Design, RI

2015     

Fall Concentration Instructor, Found, Penland, NC

2013      

Adjunct Instructor, Dept. of Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Courses:  Beginning Jewelry, Intermediate Holloware, Surface

Adjunct Instructor, Houston Community College-Northline, Houston, TX, Courses:  Design I, Art Appreciation       

2012-13 

Metals Instructor, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, Summer Pre-College Program

2012        

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Metals, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, under Professor Lisa Gralnick

2010-11    

Graduate Assistantship, University of Wisconsin Art Department, Madison, WI, Studio Technician Glass area 

2006-9   

Bench Jeweler, Svartvik Metalworks, Oakland, CA

Ring Workshop Teacher, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2006-7 

Pre-College Studio Assistant, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, under Professor Curtis Arima

2006      

Young Artist Studio Practice Teachers Assistant, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, under Tony Esola

2005-8

Maker Summer Program, Studio Assistant, Pescadero, CA, under Richard Mawdsley, Bob Coogan, and Fred Fenster

 

Selected Publications-

2017     

Metalsmith Magazine: Exhibition in Print, Vol. 37 No. 4

2016     

Bally, Boris, Imagine Peace Now, ISBN: 968-0-692-80506-0

Adamson, Glenn, Lost Causes, Ornamentum Gallery, Statement

Adair, Ahna, Jaydan Moore: Lost Causes, Art Jewelry Forum, Interview

CNN Style, Cool New Designs from Jelly, Dung, and Garbage, Images

2015 

 Metalsmith Magazine: Exhibition in Print, Vol. 35 No. 4

 Price, Perry, Next Generation, Craft Magazine, Vol. 75 No. 3

Herriman, Kat, 5 Up-and-Comers You Should Find at Design Miami/ Basel, Artsy, Interiew      

Patrick, Emily, Memories in Metal, Citizen Times December 28th, 2015

2014      

Brown, Glen, Metalsmith Magazine: Anti-Trophy, Vol. 34 No. 1 2014

2013      

PBS: Art Insight, Houston, TX, Interview

Wozny, Nancy, Culture Map: Houston, Ultimate Recycling: Artist turns silver trays into timeless sculptures- dents and all, Interview