Master of Fine Arts, Photography/Foundry
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art and Art History
University of Minnesota – Morris, 2009




Program Director
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN


Valentine’s Hot Metal Pour, Lead Artist with Tamsie Ringler
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN 

Program Assistant
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN


Interim Program Coordinator / Interim Operations Manager
Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

Photography Instructor                                                      
University of Minnesota

-ARTS 1701 Intro Photography: Darkroom & Digital

Iron Pour Assistant, Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour        
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

Foundry Teaching Assistant                                                
University of Minnesota

-ARTS 3303/5330 Advanced Sculpture: Metal Casting

Photography Teaching Assistant                                    
University of Minnesota
-ARTS 1701 / 2701 Intro Photography courses (Digital and Analog)

Digital Services Bureau Lab Assistant                               
University of Minnesota


Hot Metal Artist-in-Residence  
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

North Shore Iron Pour, Pour Assistant
Park Point Art Fair, Duluth

River of Iron, Pour Assistant
Northern Spark 2015, Minneapolis


Photography Instructor                                                           
University of Minnesota

-ARTS 1701 Intro Photography: Darkroom

Papermaking Intern                                                                 
Cave Paper


Director of Group Exhibitions / Board Member               
Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

Teaching Artist, Long-term Substitute                             
Lighthouse Academy of Nations, Minneapolis, MN


Assistant Gallery Director            
Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assistant  – Humanities Fine Arts Gallery
University of Minnesota, Morris    August 2008 – May 2009

Digital Archivist  –  Department of Art History
University of Minnesota, Morris        August 2007-May 2008



McKnight Individual Artist Grant, East Central Regional Arts Council, 2018
Graduate Research Partnership Program, Heavy Places, 2015
Christopher G. Cardozo/ Edward S. Curtis Fellowship in Photography, 2013
Gerald Gustafson Memorial Fellowship in Photography, 2014
Featured 2012 calendar artist for Formed by Nature, Altered Esthetics
HFA Gallery Purchase Awards, 2008 and 2009
Natalie Benoit Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in the Visual Arts, 2008




Unyielding Shapes, Women in Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Franconia in the City @ Casket


Topographies, (two-person exhibition) Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota Morris
Bemidji Sculpture Walk, Bemidji, MN
Nonagon, Franconia in the City @ Casket, Minneapoils
Thursday Service, Franconia in the City @ Casket


CONTAINER, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany
Peeling Back / Layers of Loss,
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis
20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Franconia in the City @ Casket
Split Second,  Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Collected Residue, Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Remnants, Solo Exhibition at Great River Arts, Little Falls, MN
The Human Effect, visiting artist and two exhibitions, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
Cellular Cinema III: The Double, Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis,
Plowshare, Performance at Sloss Furnaces Historic Landmark, Birmingham Alabama
Breaking the Mold, Juried Exhibition, National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practice  Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL
Of Memory, Bone, and Myth, Myers Gallery, University of North Dakota


Deconstructed/Reconstructed, The New Bohemian Gallery, Brainerd, MN.
Improvised Ecosystems II: Eco-Tone + Disturbance, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis.
Untitled 11, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis. Jurors Caroline Kent and Tom Rassieur
Die Wunderkammer,  Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Formed by Nature, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis.
Belles Lettres, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis.


Animal Art III: Rescue Me, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis.
11th Annual Essential Art Exhibition, Paramount Theatre Lobby Gallery, Saint Cloud, MN. Juror: Armando Gutierrez G. Organized by Visual Arts Minnesota.


Off Center: The 7th Annual SSCA Members’ Exhibition. Stevens Square Center for the Arts. Minneapolis
UNCENSORED, Anderson Creative Gallery, Canton, Ohio.
Gender, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis.
Foot in the Door 4, MAEP Galleries, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis.
Altered Pages, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis.


Arrowhead Biennial, John Steffl Gallery, Duluth Art Institute. Duluth, MN. Juror: Kris Douglas
Recent Work from UMM, Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance, Morris, MN.
Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Humanities Fine Arts Gallery, Morris, MN. Juror: Tim Cleary
Impact ’08, Gallery 212, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota. Juror: James Johnson