Education

2005 M.F.A. Sculpture, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2003 B.F.A. Sculpture, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University- Purdue University of Indianapolis, IN

Work Experience

2013-Present  Sculpture and Material Arts Professor, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
– Teach Sculpture I & II courses
– Teach metal fabrication and metal casting course.
– Teach 3D Design

1998-Present  Freelance Fabricator
– Aluminum, steel and stainless steel furniture
– Handrails
– Museum exhibits
– Store fixtures
– Sculptural objects

2013  Drawing 1 Adjunct Instructor, Metro State University, Denver, CO
– Taught two sections of Beginning Black and White drawing

2012-2013  Metal Fabricator, Gulley Metal Services, Englewood, CO
– Fabricated custom metal works
– Operated 5’x10’ CNC plasma cutter
– Operated CNC Milling Machine

2011-2012  Full-Time Adjunct Instructor, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
-Taught all levels of Sculpture
-Taught 3D Design
-Taught Drawing 1
-Created syllabi for courses
-Developed assignments
-Facilitated critiques and dialogue throughout the semester
-Presented multi-media presentations on relevant topics

2009–2012 Part-Time Technical Assistant and Environmental Management Systems Representative, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
-Responsible for maintaining art department studios and equipment
-Ensured the art department was in compliance with E.P.A. standards
-Maintained MSDS and hazardous waste manifests
-Maintained chemical inventories
2009-2011  Sculpture and 3D Design Adjunct Instructor, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
-Taught sculpture and 3D design
-Created syllabi for courses
-Developed assignments
-Facilitated critiques and dialogue throughout the semester
-Presented multi-media presentations on relevant topics

2009-2010 3D Design Adjunct Instructor, Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN
-Taught one 3D Design course per semester
-Created syllabi for course
-Developed assignments
-Facilitated critiques and dialogue throughout the semester
-Presented multi-media presentations on relevant topics

2007-2008 Sculpture Instructor, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
-Taught one to two courses in sculpture per semester
-Created syllabi for courses
-Developed assignments
-Facilitated critiques and dialogue throughout the semester
-Presented multi-media presentations on relevant topics
-Maintained office hours
-Member of sophomore advancement review committee

Sculpture Technician, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
-Instructed all students (approximately 50-75 per semester) in the proper and safe procedures for all equipment in the sculpture department
-Hired, trained and managed up to 6 work-study students
-Maintained wood shop and metal fabrication area
-Maintained the aluminum and bronze foundry (sand mold and traditional investment molds)
-Ordered supplies for sculpture classes
-Monitored sculpture department budget

2005-2007  3D Design Instructor, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
-Taught one class in 3D Design or Creative Processes
-Created syllabi for courses
-Developed assignments
-Facilitated critiques and dialogue throughout the semester
-Presented multi-media presentations on relevant topics
-Maintained office hours
-Member of sophomore advancement review committee

School Wide Shop Technician
-Instructed approximately 200 students per semester on safe procedures associated with a wood shop
-Hired, trained, and managed up to 8 work-study students per semester
-Ordered art materials and supplies for up to 8 three-dimensional design courses
-Implemented safety program for students
-Monitored budget

2003-2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
-Taught one class per semester in Sculpture, 3D Design or 2D Design
-Performed general shop and machinery maintenance
-Performed safety orientations to incoming students

2001-2003 Studio Assistant, Eric Nordgulen, Indianapolis, IN
-Assisted the artist in the completion of sculptural works

1999-2002 Studio Assistant, Greg Hull, Indianapolis, IN
-Assisted the artist in the completion of sculptural works

Special Topic Workshops

2015 (forthcoming) Structure in Art, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
2012  Papermaking and Casting, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
2011  Aluminum and Bronze Pour, Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014  29th Annual Sculpture Celebration, Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir NC, Best in Show Award, Juror: Randy Shull
2013  Faculty Exhibition, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
2011  New Spaces, Low Road Gallery, Greencastle, IN
           Faculty Show, Leu Gallery, Nashville, TN
2010  Carnival, Bootleg Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2009  These Fruits of Society, Gallery F, Nashville, TN
           What’s Going On Up There?, Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN
2008  Trophy, Erstwhile Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2006  Visual Fringe, Beilouny Building, Indianapolis, IN
2006  Interchange, Madison Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2005  Eclectic, 4 Star Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
           Identity, Gallery MC, New York, NY
           Twelve, Eleventh and Orange Gallery, Wilmington, DE
2005  Outstanding Student Achievement Exhibition, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
           Jurors: Jenny Dixon, Matthew McCaslin, and Judith Shea
2003  Garden Show, Towson Botanical Gardens, Newark, DE

 

Public Sculpture

2010  Outdoor Public Sculpture Commission, Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN
2007  Sculpture in the Park Exhibition, White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN                
2006  Mass Ave Sculpture Tour, Indianapolis, IN
IUPUC Sculpture Walk, Indiana University – Purdue University of Columbus
2002  IUPUI Library Sculpture Commission, Indianapolis, IN – Suspended public sculpture
2001  REI Sculpture Commission, Real Estate Investment Group, Indianapolis, IN

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