EDUCATION

2012-2016 Maine College of Art, BFA in Ceramics with honors

  • Proficient at electric and gas kiln firings, glaze chemistry, clay making, slip casting and moldmaking, photoshop

  • Classes taken at Maine College of Art: Slip Casting and Mold Making, CNC Printmaking, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Woodworking, Metal Enameling

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2012-2016 Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation Scholarship

  • Yearly increasing Scholarship during four years at Maine College of Art

2012-2016 Maine College of Art Grant

2012-2016 Maine College of Art Challenge Scholarship

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 Current Employer: Whole Foods Market/Green life Grocery, Asheville, NC

2016-2017    Whole Foods Market, Minneapolis, MN

  • Working in the Whole Body Department

2017 Work exchange at the Northern Clay Center, MN

  • Making recycled clay for classes five hours a week in exchange for work space

2017 Clay Summer Camp Instructor at the Northern Clay Center

  • Taught 8-12 year olds throwing, trimming, decorating, and glazing

2016 Whole Foods Market, Portland, ME

  • Working in the Chef's Case in the Prepared Foods section

2015 Summer Assistant for Ayumi Horie, Portland, ME

  • Cleaned, waxed, glazed and loaded pots into kiln

  • Photographed work

  • Packaged and shipped work

  • Helped inlay stain into designs

2015 Wood Firings at Watershed Center for the Ceramics Arts

2013 Internship for the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation, Orange, CT

  • Fundraising and organization for their yearly Auction and Benefit

2013 Commissioned Mural at the Mary L. Tracy School, Orange, CT

2012 After-School Art Teacher, Beecher Road School, Woodbridge, CT

  • Created weekly crafts for and taught/assisted K-6 school students

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2017 Volunteer at the St. Croix Pottery Tour at Linda Christianson's tour stop

2016 Volunteer at the American Pottery Festival at the Norther Clay Center

2016 Assisted Graphic Surface Techniques event at the ICA in Portland, ME

2015 Department fundraising sale at the Maine College of Art Holiday Sale

  • Helped organize, make work and set up and sell our pottery at the Maine College of Art Holiday Sale to raise money for a class trip to NCECA, all students tickets were covered

EXHIBITIONS

2016 BFA Thesis Show in May

2016 The Art of Work Show in Zand Head Gallery at the Maine College of Art

2016 Ceramics Senior Show in Zand Head Gallery at the Maine College of Art

  • Organized and curated show, installed work, advertised, and put on closing event

2013-2015 Maine College of Art Merit Show, 3.5 GPA required

2012-2015 Maine College of Art BFA Show

2014 Maine College of Art Nothing Major Show