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CV

EDUCATION

2015 M.F.A  University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

2014 M.A  University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

2005 B.F.A. The University of the Arts, Phila. PA

HONORS AND AWARDS

2016 Full Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center

2015 Research Travel Award, Graduate School UW Madison

Temkin Award, UW Madison Art Department

ISC, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture, Nomination

2013-15 Professional Development Grant, Graduate School UW Madison

2005 Faculty Award for excellence in Sculpture, The University of the Arts

2004-2005 W.W Smith PCAD Art Award, The University of the Arts

2001-2005 University Grant, The University of the Arts

2001-2005 Promising Artist Award, The University of the Arts

RESIDENCIES

2017 Haystack Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, Maine

2016 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2014 RDG Design Residency, Des Moines, Iowa

2014 ACRE, Steuben, WI 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013 Mixed Tape, Diane Endres Ballweg Art Gallery Madison Public Library

2013 Foremost, MFA Candidate Show 7th Gallery, Madison WI

2009 Group Show, Pork Chop Gallery, Philadelphia PA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018  New Urbanism, Cube Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina (Forthcoming Solo)        

Urban Abstractions, HCC Gallery 221, Tampa FL (Forthcoming 2-Person)

2017 South X East, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

SKYWAY, Ringling Museum of Fine Art, Sarasota, FL

Simulations, Art + Literature Lab, Madison, WI

2015 False Progress, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison WI (Solo)

Exhibition Night Light, Madison Public Library, Madison, WI

Temkin Award Exhibition, UW School of Education

Process, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Groundwork, Gallery 1308, Madison, WI (Solo)

A Nice Pair, 7th Gallery Madison, WI

WID Stealth Sculpture Project, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Ready and Willing, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison WI (Solo)

The Ground That Remains, Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI

&Another LoftsGallery,Madison,WI                        

2013 In the Expanded Field, Commonwealth Gallery Madison WI (2 person)

Sculpture in a Room, 7th Gallery Madison WI (2 person)

Paddled, 7th Gallery, Madison WI

20$ Show, Art Lofts, Madison WI 

2012 Two-Fer, MFA Candidate Show, 7th Gallery, Madison WI

Random Objects Not In Sequence, 7th Gallery, Madison WI

2011 Abstraction, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Art Unleashed, Dorrance Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Sculpture Alumni, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA     

Recent Works, Sculpture Gallery University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA     

2009 Group Show, Pork Chop Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Dog Haus, Designer Showcase, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show, Goldfish Gallery Philadelphia, PA

White Hot, BahdeeBahdu, Philadelphia, PA

2007 BLISS, Guest Artist, BahdeeBahdu, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Mask, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

5 into One, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Sculpture Exhibition, Gallery Siano,                        Philadelphia, P

Film Screening, 911 Media, Seattle, WA

PUBLIC, PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

2017 Aida Palms, Lakeland FL (Forthcoming)

2010 O’Connor Residence Philadelphia, PA

2009  Katz Residence Philadelphia, PA

2009  Borish-Shaw Residence

2008  Marathon Grill 929 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA

2007 Marathon Grill 1839 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Skyway, A Contemporary Collaboration, Exhibition Catalog, Ringling Museum of Art

2009 Interior Design Magazine, Sitting Skinny

2008 Philadelphia Home Magazine, Eight Walls That Wow

ONLINE

Herald Tribune, http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170804/skyway-exhibit-bridges-regional-arts-community

Sarasota magazine, https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2017/6/28/skyway-a-contemporary-collaboration-exhibit-at-the-ringling-opens-simultaneously-in-three-museums#

Creative Loafing, “Skyway show unites: Major museums open their doors to the talent in their backyard”, by James Chapin, Jun. 20, 2017

http://www.yourobserver.com/article/sarasota-ringling-museum-skyway-exhibit

http://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/visual-art/article/20972318/last-but-not-least-a-trip-to-the-ringling-museum-for-skyways-southern-tip

http://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/visual-art/article/20864946/skyway-unites-major-museums-open-their-doors-to-the-talent-in-their-backyard

http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-06-23/6483_Skyway-Collaboration-Links-Area-Museums--Opens-Saturday

http://modamadison.com/2014/11/12/exhibition-review-ground-work-at-union-south-gallery-1308/

https://badgerherald.com/artsetc/2014/10/27/ground-work-challenges-sculptural-and-

architectural-norms

https://loulandunderground.wordpress.com/tag/art-lofts/

http://aroundmainline.com/living/animal-house-part-two.html

http://surnameconner.blogspot.com/2008_09_28_archive.html

http:/www.theartblog.org/2005/06/art-by-any-other-name/

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

2017 Visiting Artist, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Artist Gallery Talk, SKYWAY, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

Donated time and art to raise funds for Do Good Multnomah, a shelter for homeless military veterans in Portland, Oregon                 

Participated in The Heights Studio Tours, Tampa, FL                 

Donated art for USF 2017 MFA fundraiser “4x4”                      

2016 Juror, Vermont Studio Center Fellowship Award

Assisted Tampa Bay Music Box- Devoted time and skill set to help New Orleans Air Lift create their Music Box community event in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood of Tampa, Fl.

2013 Assisted Artist Tanya Aguiniga while she was the Dwell on Design Artist in Residence. Helped design and fabricate “Move in Kits” that assist the homeless of Los Angeles as they transition into housing.

2010 Visiting Artist Lecture, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Exhibited work for Art Unleashed, a fundraising event for The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Donated time and art to raise funds for Project Rainbow, a transitional housing center in Philadelphia for women and their children, Philadelphia,PA

2007-10 Participated in Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Philadelphia, PA       

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Borish-Shaw   Philadelphia PA

Thornburg       Philadelphia PA

Katz                 Philadelphia PA

O’Connor         Philadelphia PA

Thrush             Philadelphia PA

Georgiades     Stoughton WI

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Furniture Society, College Art Association, International Sculpture Center, Southeastern Art College Conference