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Education

2015-present    BFA candidate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Indiana, PA

2015​​                    AFA, Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) Latrobe, PA

 

Professional Experience

2017​- present Graphic designer for The Penn at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

                            Freelance Graphic Designer

                            Studio assistant to Sharon Massey

                            Studio monitor at IUP Wood Center

2014​                   Studio assistant Kathy Dlugas, Touchstone Center for Craft

 

Awards/Grants/Residencies

2018                   Distillery Program, Brew House Association, Pittsburgh, PA

                            Alloy Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

                            Undergraduate Student Travel Grant, The School Studies & Research, IUP

                            Technical Assistant Award, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

                            Scholarship, Bob Ebendorf workshop at Contemporary  Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2018                   Conference Volunteer T-shirt Design Competition, SNAG Conference, Portland, OR

2017​                   Best in Show, Object Empathy, Annex Gallery, juried by Joshua Kosker, Indiana, PA

2016                   Scholarship, Daniel DiCaprio workshop at Contemporary  Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2015                   Jean Slenker Memorial Scholarship, IUP

2014                  College Award of Merit in Studio Arts, WCCC

 

Selected Exhibitions

2018                  Talente 2018, 70th International Trade Fair Munich, Munich Germany

                           InFlux 2018 Student Juried Exhibition, The Enamelist Society, Online exhibition

                           Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried  Visual Arts Exhibition,  Pittsburgh, PA

                           MADE: 2 018 Juried Student Exhibition, SNAG Conference, Portland OR

                           Explorations and Process: Makers of the Allegheny Metals Club, SNAG Conference,

                           Portland, OR

                           Uncommon Interest, SNAG Conference , Portland, OR

                           IUP Scholars Forum Exhibition, IUP, Indiana, PA

                           Ideation, IUP Honors Art Fellowship Group Exhibition, Miller Gallery, Indiana, PA

 

2017​                  Interactions, group exhibition,Chatham University , Pittsburgh, PA

                           2017 Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition, Beijing , China

                           Narratives: Fact & Fiction Jewelry & Metals  Senior Show, Annex Gallery, Indiana, PA

                           Allegheny Metals Club, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

                          So Fresh + So Clean: 4th Annual Ethical Metalsmiths International Student

                          Exhibition, online exhibition

                          Object Empathy, Annex Gallery, Indiana, PA

​                          Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Bottleworks, Johnstown,  PA

                          Scholars Forum Exhibition, Hadley Union, Indiana, PA

 

2016                 Scholarship Show, Annex Gallery, Indiana, PA

                          Allegheny Metals Club Exhibition, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

​                          Expectations, performance at Robertshaw, curated by Sheila Swartz, Indiana, PA

 

2015                  AFA Solo Exhibition, WCCC gallery, Youngstown, PA

​                          National Council on Undergraduate Research, Eastern Washington University,

                          Cheney, WA

 

Professional Organizations

Society of North American Goldsmiths

Ethical Metalsmiths

Allegheny Metals Club

Jewelry and Metals Society (JAMS)

The Enamelist Society