EDUCATION:

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

EXPERIENCE:

2016

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

Photography Instructor                                                       June – August 2016
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                                                August 2015 – present
University of Minnesota

-ARTS 3303/5330 Advanced Sculpture: Metal Casting

Photography Teaching Assistant                                        August 2013 – present
University of Minnesota
-ARTS 1701 / 2701 Intro Photography courses (Digital and Analog)

Digital Services Bureau Lab Assistant                               August 2013 – present
University of Minnesota

2015

Hot Metal Residency                                                          
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

2014

Photography Instructor                                                           June – August 2014
University of Minnesota

-ARTS 1701 Intro Photography: Darkroom

Papermaking Intern                                                                  2013-14
Cave Paper

2013

Director of Group Exhibitions / Board Member               2011 – 2013
Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

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

2010

Assistant Gallery Director                                                
Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

Assistant to the Curator  – 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

 

AWARDS:

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

EVENTS/EXHIBITIONS:

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

Fresh Works, Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

2012

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

2011

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.

2010

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.

2008

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

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Art Club Executive, UMM Art Club 2008-2009
Volunteer Crew, Midwest Society for Photographic Education Conference, October 2009

VISITING ARTIST:

UMM Studio Art Senior Thesis course guest lecture on my work at Altered Esthetics, October 2011
Little Falls Community High School mosaic installation demo and artist talk, September 2010

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