Education

 

2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

2003

Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Workshops

 

2014

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Diana Fayt:  Graphic Clay, Gatlinburg, TN

 

Paducah School of Art and Design, Martha Grover:  A Passion for Porcelain, Paducah, KY

 

Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts, Chris Staley: Making Pots Personal, Deer Isle, ME 

Related Work Experience

 

2012

Ceramics Studio Assistant, Murray State University, Murray, KY

     Responsibilities:

  • Mixed clays, slips and glazes

  • Tested glazes

  • Created glaze sample tile boards

  • Fired gas and electric kilns

  • Operated studio equipment – clay mixer, extruder, etc

  • Maintained kiln shelves

  • Prepared materials for visiting artist

  • Maintained studio cleanliness

 

2011

Volunteer, Art Auction, Murray State University, Murray, KY

Responsibilities:

  • Presented donated art items for auction

 

 

Exhibitions
2014

March, BFA Solo Exhibition, Curris Center Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Visual Evidence, Murray Art Guild, Murray, KY – Juror: Nicole Hand-Bryant, Assistant Professor of Printmaking, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Nonsense, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY – Juror: Sarah Renshaw

 

2013

Working It, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY – Juror: Benedict Oddi, Assistant Professor of Painting/Head of Painting Program, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

 

2012

OMAS Student Show, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY – Jurors: Ron Lambert, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Bloomsburg University and Ruth Zelanski of COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

Student Foundations Show, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

2011

Student Foundations Show, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Honors/Awards

2014

First Place, Nonsense, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Second Place,3D/Sculpture category, Visual Evidence, Murray Art Guild, Murray, KY

 

Murray State University Scholarship for Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

 

2012

Ceramics Award, OMAS Student Show, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

Affiliations

2013 - present

Member, Murray Art Guild, Murray, KY

 

2011 - present

NCECA - National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

 

Organization of Murray Art Students (OMAS), Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

2011 - present

Clay Club, Murray State University, Murray, KY

President - 2012

 

Professional Conferences

 

2014 - NCECA Conference, Milwaukee, WI

 

2012 - NCECA Conference, Seattle, WA

 

Publications

2014 - Notations, University Journal, Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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